Jesse Major

The site of the former Peninsula Plywood mill in Port Angeles sits cleared and vacant

WEEKEND REWIND: Port of Port Angeles approves settlements for millions for plywood mill site cleanup

PORT ANGELES –– Port of Port Angeles commissioners have approved settlements with ExxonMobil and Rayonier Advanced Materials that will reimburse the port's out-of-pocket costs of… Continue reading

The site of the former Peninsula Plywood mill in Port Angeles sits cleared and vacant
Outboard-powered dugout canoes round the south turn on the Quillayute River during Quileute Days 2015 in La Push. (Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News)

WEEKEND: Quileute Days celebrates culture starting today; Canoe Journey stop on Saturday

NOTE: “Today” and “tonight” refer to Friday, July 15. LA PUSH — For three days this weekend, the Quileute tribe will offer Quileute Days, a… Continue reading

Outboard-powered dugout canoes round the south turn on the Quillayute River during Quileute Days 2015 in La Push. (Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News)
AmeriCorps worker Kelly Whiteford of California

Port Angeles AmeriCorps funded for coming school year with expected $217,932; positions open

PORT ANGELES –– The Port Angeles AmeriCorps program will get another year of funding, Gov. Jay Inslee's office has announced. Port Angeles AmeriCorps, which provides… Continue reading

AmeriCorps worker Kelly Whiteford of California
Outboard-powered dugout canoes round the south turn on the Quillayute River during Quileute Days 2015 in La Push. (Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News)

WEEKEND: Quileute Days celebrates culture starting today; Canoe Journey stop on Saturday

NOTE: “Today” and “tonight” refer to Friday, July 15. LA PUSH — For three days this weekend, the Quileute tribe will offer Quileute Days, a… Continue reading

Outboard-powered dugout canoes round the south turn on the Quillayute River during Quileute Days 2015 in La Push. (Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News)
Chattanooga

Welcome in the works for Chattanooga pilot traveling to Port Angeles on Sunday

PORT ANGELES –– City residents and leaders are preparing a welcoming ceremony for a Chattanooga, Tenn., man who expects to land in Port Angeles on… Continue reading

Chattanooga
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Port of Port Angeles approves new director’s contract on split vote

PORT ANGELES –– Port commissioners approved a contract for the newly named executive director after disagreeing on Karen Goschen’s severance package. Commissioners voted 2-1 Monday… Continue reading

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Chattanooga

Chattanooga TV host to pilot memorial flight to Port Angeles on Saturday

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. –– A radio and television host from Chattanooga, Tenn., will pilot a one-year anniversary memorial flight to Port Angeles on Saturday in honor… Continue reading

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Port Angeles airport gets $300,000 from neighbors for new apron

PORT ANGELES –– With help from two area airports, William R. Fairchild International Airport should be able to construct a new apron starting this summer.… Continue reading

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The site of the former Peninsula Plywood mill in Port Angeles sits cleared and vacant

Port of Port Angeles approves settlements for millions for plywood mill site cleanup

PORT ANGELES –– Port of Port Angeles commissioners have approved settlements with ExxonMobil and Rayonier Advanced Materials that will reimburse the port’s out-of-pocket costs of… Continue reading

The site of the former Peninsula Plywood mill in Port Angeles sits cleared and vacant
Jessaca Ann

Vigil in Port Angeles memorializes black people killed by police

PORT ANGELES –– About 24 people gathered to remember black men killed by police during a vigil at the Conrad Dyar Memorial Fountain in Port… Continue reading

Jessaca Ann
Shirley Anderson

Longtime volunteer encourages visitors for Wednesday’s open house at Feiro Marine Life Center

PORT ANGELES –– Shirley Anderson, a longtime naturalist with Feiro Marine Life Center, marvels at the success the facility has seen throughout the years and… Continue reading

Shirley Anderson
A mechanical failure of the the Hood Canal Bridge left the span's deck unevenly positioned Sunday. (Washington State Department of Transportation)

Engineers look for cause after malfunction leaves Hood Canal Bridge closed for much of Sunday

SHINE — The Hood Canal Bridge was closed for nearly seven hours Sunday after a mechanical malfunction that morning knocked the lift span out of… Continue reading

A mechanical failure of the the Hood Canal Bridge left the span's deck unevenly positioned Sunday. (Washington State Department of Transportation)
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Former Clallam County man charged with murder of 5-month-old boy in Montana

MISSOULA, Mont. — A man who was convicted as a juvenile of raping a child in Clallam County is charged with killing a 5-month-old baby… Continue reading

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A mechanical failure of the the Hood Canal Bridge left the span's deck unevenly positioned Sunday. (Washington State Department of Transportation)

3RD UPDATE: Hood Canal Bridge shut to traffic for much of Sunday by malfunction

SHINE — The Hood Canal Bridge was closed for nearly seven hours Sunday after a mechanical malfunction that morning knocked the lift span out of… Continue reading

A mechanical failure of the the Hood Canal Bridge left the span's deck unevenly positioned Sunday. (Washington State Department of Transportation)
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WEEKEND REWIND: Deputies probing hoax bomb threat at Port Angeles Walmart

PORT ANGELES –– Sheriff's deputies are looking for leads after someone called in a bomb threat to the Port Angeles Walmart at 3411 E. Kolonels… Continue reading

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WEEKEND REWIND: Port Angeles adventurer safe, recovering after storm spoils attempt at rowing from Iceland to Greenland

PORT ANGELES –– Chris Duff, an adventurer from Port Angeles, posted one word to Facebook after waiting more than 10 hours for an Icelandic search-and-rescue… Continue reading

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Matt Acker

WEEKEND REWIND: Port Angeles City Council votes 6-1 in favor of agreement to bring baseball team to Civic Field

PORT ANGELES –– Port Angeles will soon be home to a new West Coast League wood-bat baseball team. The City Council approved in a 6-1… Continue reading

Matt Acker
This large group of individuals sporting colorful attire is the Mardi Gras entry to last year's Clallam Bay-Sekiu Fun Days parade. (Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News)

WEEKEND: Food, fireworks, parade top lineup of Clallam Bay-Sekiu Fun Days this weekend

NOTE: “Today” and “tonight” refer to Friday, July 8. CLALLAM BAY — Food, fireworks, music and parades will highlight summer on the Strait of Juan… Continue reading

This large group of individuals sporting colorful attire is the Mardi Gras entry to last year's Clallam Bay-Sekiu Fun Days parade. (Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News)
This large group of individuals sporting colorful attire is the Mardi Gras entry to last year's Clallam Bay-Sekiu Fun Days parade. (Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News)

WEEKEND: Food, fireworks, parade top lineup of Clallam Bay-Sekiu Fun Days this weekend

NOTE: “Today” and “tonight” refer to Friday, July 8. CLALLAM BAY — Food, fireworks, music and parades will highlight summer on the Strait of Juan… Continue reading

This large group of individuals sporting colorful attire is the Mardi Gras entry to last year's Clallam Bay-Sekiu Fun Days parade. (Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News)
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Deputies probing hoax bomb threat at Port Angeles Walmart

PORT ANGELES –– Sheriff's deputies are looking for leads after someone called in a bomb threat to the Port Angeles Walmart at 3411 E. Kolonels… Continue reading

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