Leah Leach

State Senate proposes $7.9 billion capital budget

State Senate budget writers have released a capital construction budget proposal that would authorize $7.9 billion in spending. Of that amount, $4.7 billion… Continue reading

 

Telephone town hall set for District 24

The 24th District delegation will conduct a telephone town hall next Tuesday, March 28, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sen. Kevin Van… Continue reading

 

Scholarship auction offers over 1,000 items

Annual event coincides with Twilight Equinox weekend

 

Wayne King
Wayne King
Retired contractor Dave Merrill of Sequim uses a nail gun Wednesday to demonstrate the proper and safe nailing technique to a group of 14 Community Build volunteers who will soon build 10 tiny homes on property owned by New Life Church in Port Townsend. The houses will go to the Caswell-Brown Village managed by Olympic Community Action Programs. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Volunteers begin another build of shelters for unhoused

Structures will go to Caswell-Brown Village near Port Townsend

Retired contractor Dave Merrill of Sequim uses a nail gun Wednesday to demonstrate the proper and safe nailing technique to a group of 14 Community Build volunteers who will soon build 10 tiny homes on property owned by New Life Church in Port Townsend. The houses will go to the Caswell-Brown Village managed by Olympic Community Action Programs. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

International Women’s Day celebration set at winery on Wednesday

Womanfest and Olympic Cellars Winery will host their 19th annual International Women’s Day celebration on Wednesday. Open to the public, the event… Continue reading

Lockdown lifted at Whidbey Island naval base

A lockdown in response to an active shooter threat on Naval Air Station Whidbey Island has been lifted, officials… Continue reading

A dump truck was sent over the embankment on state Highway 104 near state Highway 19 when two pickups were involved in a glancing head-on collision shortly before 11 a.m. 
Jefferson County Sheriff's Office
A dump truck was sent over the embankment on state Highway 104 near state Highway 19 when two pickups were involved in a glancing head-on collision shortly before 11 a.m. 
Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

Artists featured on Second Saturday Art Walk

The Second Saturday Art Walk will highlight artists in downtown Port Angeles. The free, all-ages exhibit at Studio Bob, 118½ E. Front… Continue reading

A power pole was knocked off its base in Sequim early Sunday morning. Repair took several hours. (Nicole Clark/Clallam County Public Utility District)

Man in custody after alleged Sequim rampage

A 34-year-old man is accused of a short but destructive rampage though part of downtown Sequim early Sunday morning that led to his… Continue reading

A power pole was knocked off its base in Sequim early Sunday morning. Repair took several hours. (Nicole Clark/Clallam County Public Utility District)

Crash blocks highway Saturday evening but no one hurt

Traffic was backed up Saturday evening after a collision at U.S. Highway 101 and McCarver Road east of Port Angeles. A woman… Continue reading

Changes ahead for the PDN

For more than a century, the Peninsula Daily News has served our readers as the leading local news and information source on the North Olympic… Continue reading

East Jefferson Fire Rescue Firefighters extinguished a fire on Southport Lane on New Year’s Eve.

Fires keep crews busy in Jefferson County on New Year’s Eve

A lack of water hydrants hampered firefighters as they battled a carport blaze at a home on Southport Lane, while a concurrent… Continue reading

East Jefferson Fire Rescue Firefighters extinguished a fire on Southport Lane on New Year’s Eve.
Justice Schulze, at 7 pounds and 6 ounces, was the Peninsula’s first baby, born at 7:12 a.m. at Olympic Medical Center in Port Angeles. His parents are Jacob and Dianne Schulze. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)
Justice Schulze, at 7 pounds and 6 ounces, was the Peninsula’s first baby, born at 7:12 a.m. at Olympic Medical Center in Port Angeles. His parents are Jacob and Dianne Schulze. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

Clallam County gets millions in funding

$1.7 trillion omnibus spending bill sets aside money for regional projects

PDN available online only on Monday

The U.S. Postal Service is taking Monday as its Christmas Day holiday so the Peninsula Daily News will not be printed on paper or delivered… Continue reading

Port Angeles Hardwoods donates to Field Hall

Wood trim to be installed in downtown theater

Refuge from the cold in Clallam County

Shelters and warming centers are offered in Port Angeles, Sequim and Forks in Clallam County. • Serenity House’s adult shelter at 2321 W. 18th St.,… Continue reading

Cooke Aquaculture files appeal of DNR decision

Cooke Aquaculture Pacific, LLC has filed an appeal of the state Department of Natural Resources’ denial of its leases for steelhead farms in… Continue reading