Clallam PUD to raise rates

Clallam County Public Utility District commissioners have approved a 2018 budget that includes a 4.8 percent average increase in retail electric utility rates.… Continue reading

Jefferson County sheriff says he is exonerated in report on complaint filed against him

Jefferson County Sheriff David Stanko recently sent an email to county staff “under the auspices of transparency,” informing them he has been… Continue reading

Sequim woman hits unmarked State Patrol car in wreck

A 34-year-old Sequim woman was arrested for investigation of driving under the influence of alcohol Friday after the car she was driving collided… Continue reading

Volunteers set out native plants on new beach

The last segment of a fish-blocking dam came down four years ago, but Elwha River restoration work continues. Whale Scout volunteers and… Continue reading

Wave Broadband outage fixed, spokesman says

Wave Broadband internet and some phone service was interrupted on and off Saturday, said a spokesman for the company. “It was a… Continue reading

EYE ON JEFFERSON: Lawsuit settlement, shooting range moratorium before county

The Jefferson County commission will consider settling a public records lawsuit for $50,000 when it meets at 9 a.m. Monday and will conduct a public… Continue reading

Two drivers injured in Carlsborg-area wreck Friday night

Two drivers from Sequim were injured in a two-vehicle crash Friday night at Carlsborg Road and Old Olympic Highway, according to the State… Continue reading

Peninsula residents told how to shelter at home after big quake

An overflow crowd of nearly 400 packed the Port Angeles library to gather tips on how to shelter at home after a… Continue reading

Port of Port Townsend considers Northwest Maritime Center management of Point Hudson

The Port of Port Townsend and the Northwest Maritime Center are considering a lease that would allow the maritime center to manage… Continue reading

The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Cuttyhunk pass two dewatering pumps to the crew of the fishing vessel Sunnfjord as their vessel took on water off Cape Alava, Wash., Jan. 31, 2018. Unable to start either pump or keep up with the rising water, the fishermen eventually abandoned ship. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Alexander Warriner.

Coast Guard rescues five fishermen from flooding ship near Neah Bay

Coast Guard crews rescued five fishermen who had to abandon ship when it flooded west of Cape Alava. A 47-foot Motor Life… Continue reading

The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Cuttyhunk pass two dewatering pumps to the crew of the fishing vessel Sunnfjord as their vessel took on water off Cape Alava, Wash., Jan. 31, 2018. Unable to start either pump or keep up with the rising water, the fishermen eventually abandoned ship. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Alexander Warriner.
Charlie Bermant/Peninsula Daily NewsDan Di Guilio in his new office, general manager Jefferson Transit.

Former Port Angeles mayor dies at age 68 of sudden heart attack in Florida

Dan Di Guilio, a former Port Angeles mayor and regional transit system pioneer known for his steady leadership, died Tuesday night at… Continue reading

Charlie Bermant/Peninsula Daily NewsDan Di Guilio in his new office, general manager Jefferson Transit.

Community outreach: Most calls off base for Indian Island firefighters

Crews at the Naval Magazine Indian Island fire station would have very few calls if they weren’t committed to helping the outside… Continue reading

Marchi named acting Clallam County treasurer

Clallam County commissioners made quick work Tuesday of selecting Teresa Marchi as the new acting treasurer, meeting for about 25 minutes in… Continue reading

Clallam County to join opioid lawsuit

Clallam County has decided to join the local governments that are suing manufacturers and wholesalers of opioid-based prescription drugs. Commissioners voted 3-0… Continue reading

New Port Angeles School Board member named

Bill Kindler, president of the Port Angeles Education Foundation and a retired mill manager, has been appointed to the Port Angeles School… Continue reading

More than 9 feet of snow at Hurricane Ridge

Too much of a good thing kept the Hurricane Ridge Road closed Friday and Saturday, with more snow predicted this week.… Continue reading

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                                Concrete pilings that once supported a magnetic levitation demonstration track stand empty on Tuesday behind the vacated shops of Lev-X in the Port Angeles Business Park.

Magna Force closes: Firm offering revolutionary technology shuts down; Port of Port Angeles says it is owed rent

Magna Force is going out with a whimper. The magnetic levitation company founded in Port Angeles in 1993 by secretive inventor Karl… Continue reading

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                                Concrete pilings that once supported a magnetic levitation demonstration track stand empty on Tuesday behind the vacated shops of Lev-X in the Port Angeles Business Park.

Crowd at Port Angeles bridges vigil mourns, calls for action, after suicides

Residents gathered at the Valley Creek Eighth Street bridge, not only to mourn community members who have taken their own lives, but… Continue reading

Sequim considers asking voters to renew 10-year Transportation Benefit District tax

The Sequim City Council soon will consider putting the Transportation Benefit District tax before voters again this November. The district has generated more… Continue reading

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary forming new Band of the Northwest

The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary seeks skilled amateur and professional musicians to join a new concert band for the Pacific Northwest. The band will… Continue reading