Snow-related collisions number in the dozens on Peninsula

North Olympic Peninsula law enforcement emergency personnel were hoping for a quieter Christmas Day after a Christmas Eve filled with dozens of… Continue reading

Everett forms team to target the most vulnerable homeless

This is the lesson that the working-class city of Everett has learned: It takes a community to rescue the hardcore homeless. It takes… Continue reading

An aerial photo shows the completion of the Chicken Coop-Zaccardo Intersection Improvements Project, taken Dec. 15. (John Gussman)

Tribe finishes Chicken Coop, Highway 101 project

A U.S. Highway 101 safety project 10 years in the making — and five months in construction — is complete. The final touches… Continue reading

An aerial photo shows the completion of the Chicken Coop-Zaccardo Intersection Improvements Project, taken Dec. 15. (John Gussman)

Luminary display joins neighbors, generations in Port Angeles

A string of about 400 luminaries three blocks long marked a holiday path like lights on a snowy tree limb on Christmas… Continue reading

Donation pushes Sequim cancer center expansion fundraising past $500,000 mark

The Olympic Medical Center Foundation has presented $79,193 to Olympic Medical Center’s board of commissioners for the expansion of the OMC Cancer… Continue reading

Judge’s partial lifting of Trump ban gives refugees hope

After hearing heartbreaking stories of refugees who have struggled to reconnect with their families and listening to… Continue reading

Jefferson County eyes social media policy to allow department Facebook pages

Jefferson County is looking at delving into social media, an effort its county administrator says is more complicated than one might think.… Continue reading

Community Christmas meals planned today in Port Townsend, Forks

Free holiday meals are planned on the North Olympic Peninsula on Christmas Day. In Port Townsend, The Boiler Room will serve a small meal at… Continue reading

Video shows crew didn’t use electronic devices in train crash

Video from the cab of the Amtrak train that hurtled off the tracks in Washington state, killing three… Continue reading

  • Dec 24, 2017

‘Champion for Fort Worden’: Plaque honors the late Nora Porter

The Fort Worden Commons now bears a plaque honoring the late Nora Porter as a “champion for Fort Worden” after a dedication… Continue reading

Funding gone cold for Sequim Warming Center

The Sequim community continues to show heart for its homeless. But a long, cold snap this winter could close the Sequim Warming Center’s… Continue reading

Excitement builds for Port Townsend gingerbread house contest as deadline is extended

Aldrich’s Market learned it’s not a good idea to mess with a tradition, especially when there’s gingerbread, frosting and gumdrops. That’s why… Continue reading

Free holiday meals planned in several Peninsula communities

Free holiday meals are planned on the North Olympic Peninsula on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The dinners are arranged by community. CHIMACUM Free Christmas… Continue reading

Judge weighs arguments in Legislature records suit

Whether individual lawmakers in Washington state fall under statutory definitions that would require their records to… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: White Christmas possible for Peninsula

Forecasters say that the North Olympic Peninsula could see a white Christmas. The National Weather Service is predicting that lowland snow is possible from tonight… Continue reading

Stitches join friends together for Home Fund

By Jeannie McMacken for Peninsula Daily News SEQUIM— Every Wednesday throughout the year more than 100 quilters from the Sunbonnet Sue Quilt Club make an… Continue reading

EYE ON CLALLAM: Forks City Council to consider Opportunity Fund Board appointment

Several Clallam County boards, commissions and councils do not meet this week in observance of the Christmas holiday. Some have scheduled meetings in January 2018.… Continue reading

EYE ON JEFFERSON: Some boards meeting this week but most set for New Year

Most Jefferson County boards, commissions and councils do not meet this week in observance of the Christmas holiday and have canceled any prior scheduled meetings.… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Holiday services offered at churches across North Olympic Peninsula

Unity in the Olympics’ 10:30 a.m. Sunday service speaker will be Timothy West. His lesson at the church at 2917… Continue reading

Olympic National Park’s mules run free in Sequim

Locals are calling last Friday night “The Great Mule Roundup of 2017.” Sequim Police Department reports 28 mules were found loose trotting in… Continue reading