State Supreme Court weighs validity of charter school law

Hundreds of charter school students rallied at the state Capitol on Thursday as the Washington Supreme Court… Continue reading

  • May 18, 2018

Kilauea volcano erupts, sending ash plume 30,000 feet into the sky

Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano erupted from its summit before dawn Thursday, shooting a dusty plume… Continue reading

  • May 17, 2018

Starving animals under the care of rescue facility; Chimacum owner charged

Seven starving bison are under the care of a Quilcene rescue facility after they were removed from a Chimacum Valley field last month.… Continue reading

Grant to help redesign teaching of some subjects at Peninsula College

Peninsula College was recently awarded $149,700 from College Spark Washington as part of an annual, competitive statewide community grants program. The grant… Continue reading

Sequim Library expansion to be on November ballot

Months of planning, community outreach and architectural design toward expansion, the Sequim Library got its stamp of approval from its elected board last… Continue reading

Sequim schools to host ceremony for levy

Sequim School District will host a groundbreaking ceremony for its proposed capital projects levy at the Sequim Community School on Friday. The ceremony… Continue reading

Port Angeles prepares for new plastic bag law

City officials say they are helping businesses prepare for the “Bring Your Own Bag” law, in which thin plastic carry-out bags will… Continue reading

PHOTO: Rhody carnival coming together

Funtastic Carnival workers begin setting up the Umbrella Ride, one of the attractions for Rhody Week festivities, on Tuesday morning in Port Townsend. Memorial Field’s… Continue reading

Man pulled from water identified as Port Townsend resident, Sequim attorney

The man found dead in the Port Townsend Boat Haven on Monday morning has been identified as Anthony Philip Mauhar Jr., a… Continue reading

Ducks race to the finish line during the 28th Annual Great Olympic Peninsula Duck Derby in Port Angeles on Sunday. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)

Kids’ event added to Duck Derby

A kids’ “Duck Pluck” will be held in conjunction with the 29th annual Great Olympic Peninsula Duck Derby at Lincoln Park on… Continue reading

Ducks race to the finish line during the 28th Annual Great Olympic Peninsula Duck Derby in Port Angeles on Sunday. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)

Motorcyclist in satisfactory condition after wreck

A Port Angeles motorcyclist airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after a two-vehicle wreck south of Quilcene on Saturday was listed in satisfactory condition… Continue reading

First Federal Community Foundation awards grants

First Federal Community Foundation has awarded spring grants to 14 nonprofits, nine of which are on the North Olympic Peninsula. The awards… Continue reading

Anglers group cancels annual Sequim Kids Fishing Day

The North Olympic Peninsula Chapter of the Puget Sound Anglers is cutting bait on a popular youth event. The Sequim-based fishing group’s Kids… Continue reading

Annual torch run to raise dollars for Special Olympics

A special time of the year sees state law enforcement officials again raising awareness and funds for Special Olympics. Each year, officers from all agencies… Continue reading

Hawaii volcano raises concerns of eruptions along West Coast

The eruption of a Hawaii volcano has people warily eyeing volcanic peaks on America’s West Coast.… Continue reading

  • May 16, 2018

NEWS BRIEFS: Commercial shooting committee sets meeting for 1 p.m. today in Port Townsend; Port Angeles nurse given leadership award

The Jefferson County Commercial Shooting Facility Review Committee will continue its discussion about the impact of indoor and outdoor shooting facility when… Continue reading

PHOTO: Olympic Peninsula Nickel Era Tour arrives in style

Jim and Susan Stutzman of Lewiston, Idaho alight from their 1914 Ford Model T horseless carriage in the parking lot of Port Angeles City Pier… Continue reading

Port Angeles schools schedule open houses for kindergartens

Kindergarten open houses have been scheduled at four Port Angeles School District elementary schools. Open houses have been scheduled for: • Thursday: Hamilton… Continue reading

Body recovered from water at Port Townsend Boat Haven

The body of a man was recovered from the water at the Port Townsend Boat Haven on Monday morning. The identity of… Continue reading

Nichols trial delayed until after election

The trial for Clallam County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Nichols’ alleged sexual harassment of a former employee has been delayed until after the Nov.… Continue reading