Applications accepted for Jefferson County Conservation Futures projects

Jefferson County is accepting applications for funds to protect open space land through the county’s Conservation Futures Program. The deadline to submit… Continue reading


Boy stopped on Port Angeles bridge after suicide threat

A 15-year-old boy who threatened to commit suicide by jumping off an Eighth Street bridge ran to the span early Monday afternoon… Continue reading


Jefferson County approves mediation over D’Amico’s Tarboo Lake plans

Jefferson County commissioners unanimously agreed to enter into mediation with Fort Discovery Inc., over what the moratorium on new shooting ranges means… Continue reading


NEWS BRIEFS: Fire District 2 to discuss potential litigation today … and other items

Clallam County Fire District 2 commissioners will discuss potential litigation in executive session today. Commissions are expected to take action after the… Continue reading

Oklahoma sets nation’s first trial date in suits over opioid epidemic

The first trial date has been set for a lawsuit by a state… Continue reading

  • Jan 17, 2018

OMC considering new board member

Olympic Medical Center commissioners will interview applicants for a board vacancy and possibly name Jim Cammack’s successor today. The hospital board will… Continue reading

Price talks further delay Dungeness crab season

The commercial Dungeness crab season had been set to open Monday in most of Oregon and Washington state, but… Continue reading

  • Jan 17, 2018

State agency will no longer give personal information to authorities

State agency stops giving personal info to feds

  • Jan 17, 2018

Study: Decline of salmon numbers also impacts salmon genetics

As chinook salmon populations declined across the Pacific Northwest, scientists suspected the fish lost a great deal… Continue reading

  • Jan 17, 2018

Women’s March set for Saturday on Peninsula

This year’s Women’s March in Port Townsend is shaping up to be larger than last year’s, organizers say. Libby Urner Wennstrom, who… Continue reading

Pennies for Quarters signs contract on Port Angeles property

Pennies for Quarters, the brainchild of a former military policeman to provide free, temporary, tiny-home housing for homeless veterans, has found new… Continue reading

Three vie for Educator of the Year award from Port Angeles Chamber of Commerce

What makes a good teacher? Ask Cindy Crumb, John Gallagher and Ron Jones. They are finalists for the inaugural Educator of the… Continue reading

Brinnon Shrimpfest called off this year due to workloads, lack of volunteers

Brinnon’s annual Hood Canal Shrimpfest is canceled this year with its lead organizers citing increased workloads and lack of volunteers as the top… Continue reading

Quilcene Fair and Parade canceled this year

The annual Quilcene Fair and Parade is canceled this year after seeing a decline in volunteers, said Greg Brotherton, president of the fair.… Continue reading

Kitchen as classroom: Quilcene pupils make meals from scratch for fellow students

Students at Quilcene School eat food prepared by their classmates for lunch, and much of it is either grown on campus or sourced… Continue reading

Judge blasts lawyers in upholding $15M police shooting award

A federal judge has upheld a $15 million verdict against Lakewood police who shot and killed an unarmed black man,… Continue reading

  • Jan 16, 2018

Large carnivore conservation focus of AAUW program in Port Townsend

Guest speaker Lorna Smith will describe why education and understanding are key to large carnivore survival in a changing world at the… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Grief support groups set in Port Angeles … and other items

Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County announced its schedule for a series of Sequim and Port Angeles support groups for 2018. The groups are free and… Continue reading

Jeannie McMacken/for Peninsula Daily News Dennis Daneau believes we all can learn from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He’ll offer Kings’ speeches today during a free community presentation in Port Townsend.

Port Townsend man to play recordings of speeches of Martin Luther King Jr. today

When driving the coast from Ventura, Calif., to his new home in Port Townsend 11 years ago, Dennis Daneau did what many… Continue reading

Jeannie McMacken/for Peninsula Daily News Dennis Daneau believes we all can learn from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He’ll offer Kings’ speeches today during a free community presentation in Port Townsend.

Lodging tax revenue spikes on Peninsula; area produced more than $3 million in 2017

The North Olympic Peninsula generated more than $3 million in lodging tax revenue in 2017 thanks to a spike in “heads in beds” at lodging… Continue reading