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State Supreme Court OKs Cooke Aquaculture steelhead farming

Company partnering with Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe for Port Angeles Harbor farm

 

Overnight Hood Canal Bridge closures set again

Prior scheduled closures canceled due to weather

 

Truck-car collision causes traffic delay on Highway 104

A collision between a car and a semi truck on state Highway 104 sent two people to hospitals and partially closed the road… Continue reading

 

Floods, emergency help reported across Washington state

Most damage from storms reported this weekend was in the southwestern part of the state, which experienced its worst flooding in a decade, although a… Continue reading

Port Angeles Food Bank starts fundraising campaign

Facility planned to be a service hub

Here are some new photos of crews final clearing efforts to reopen US 101 to all traffic today. 

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Highway 101 reopened between 104 intersection and Hoodsport

Nearly 50-mile stretch had been closed since Sunday night

Here are some new photos of crews final clearing efforts to reopen US 101 to all traffic today. 

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Snow blankets the Toandos Peninsula, where high winds tore through trees, as seen in this photo from near Fisherman Harbor. (Photo courtesy Karen Grooms)

Highway 101 stretch stays closed

Repairs continue after ‘catastrophic’ damage

Snow blankets the Toandos Peninsula, where high winds tore through trees, as seen in this photo from near Fisherman Harbor. (Photo courtesy Karen Grooms)
Indie Bo Bruner was born at home to Laura and Rusty Bruner of Port Angeles at 2:44 a.m. New Year’s Day. She is seen here soon after the birth with her older sister, Evie Wilder Bruner, by her side. (Mallorie Kirsch, LM CPM)

Peninsula’s first baby of 2022 born to Port Angeles couple

Jefferson County’s new infant arrives Sunday at hospital

Indie Bo Bruner was born at home to Laura and Rusty Bruner of Port Angeles at 2:44 a.m. New Year’s Day. She is seen here soon after the birth with her older sister, Evie Wilder Bruner, by her side. (Mallorie Kirsch, LM CPM)
Gary Braun

Celebration of life set for former Port Angeles mayor

Braun remembered for dedication to community

Gary Braun

Hood Canal Bridge overnight closures re-set for this week

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Peninsula Home Fund offers ‘hand up not hand out’

Community generosity keeps help available for when funds run short

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Port Angeles Parks and Recreation Department employee Lukas Cox uses a snowblower to clear a sidewalk at The Gateway at Front and Lincoln streets on Thursday. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Ready for warmer weather

Forecast calls for melt of snow, ice this weekend

Port Angeles Parks and Recreation Department employee Lukas Cox uses a snowblower to clear a sidewalk at The Gateway at Front and Lincoln streets on Thursday. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Polar Bear participants emerge from the chilly water of Port Angeles Harbor during the 2021 New Years Day plunge at Hollywood Beach, which happened despite a pandemic and the lack of an organized plan. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Freezing temperatures raise bar on polar bear dip challenge

New Year’s Day plunges planned on Peninsula

Polar Bear participants emerge from the chilly water of Port Angeles Harbor during the 2021 New Years Day plunge at Hollywood Beach, which happened despite a pandemic and the lack of an organized plan. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
A visitor to Hurricane Ridge pauses to take in the expanse of mountain peaks apparently floating above the lowland clouds. (John Gussman)

Snowstorm fuels Hurricane Ridge winter sports

Shift to more normal winter temperatures expected this weekend

A visitor to Hurricane Ridge pauses to take in the expanse of mountain peaks apparently floating above the lowland clouds. (John Gussman)
A pedestrian walks past a line of snow-covered vehicles on the lot of Randy’s Auto Sales in the 800 block of East First Street in Port Angeles on Tuesday. A small amount of overnight snow added to previous snowfalls that began on Christmas Day along most of the North Olympic Peninsula. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Crews clear roads as additional snow forecast

Deep freeze expected to relent on Saturday

A pedestrian walks past a line of snow-covered vehicles on the lot of Randy’s Auto Sales in the 800 block of East First Street in Port Angeles on Tuesday. A small amount of overnight snow added to previous snowfalls that began on Christmas Day along most of the North Olympic Peninsula. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Nearly a foot of snow fell in areas of the North Olympic Peninsula, including a neighborhood near Golf Course Road in Port Angeles. (Brian McLean/Peninsula Daily News)
Nearly a foot of snow fell in areas of the North Olympic Peninsula, including a neighborhood near Golf Course Road in Port Angeles. (Brian McLean/Peninsula Daily News)
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Serenity House shelter aid Mike Wiley, left, sits at the front desk with clients Debra Roberts and Renee Mata, right, on Saturday at the Port Angeles homeless shelter prepares for a week of cold weather.

Bitter cold predicted for Peninsula

Warming centers prepared

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News
Serenity House shelter aid Mike Wiley, left, sits at the front desk with clients Debra Roberts and Renee Mata, right, on Saturday at the Port Angeles homeless shelter prepares for a week of cold weather.

Some snow expected on Christmas

Icy conditions predicted over weekend

Pot shop robbed in Port Angeles

Police are seeking four people who robbed Floyd’s Cannabis of money and product at apparent gunpoint on Friday night. The robbers also… Continue reading

Dave Logan
Holding a giant check of the $540,000 donation from the Olympic Medical Center Foundation to the hospital are, from left, OMC Executive Committee member Karen Rogers, OMC Commissioner Chair John Nutter, OMC CEO Darryl Wolfe, and Bruce Skinner, executive director of the foundation.
Dave Logan
Holding a giant check of the $540,000 donation from the Olympic Medical Center Foundation to the hospital are, from left, OMC Executive Committee member Karen Rogers, OMC Commissioner Chair John Nutter, OMC CEO Darryl Wolfe, and Bruce Skinner, executive director of the foundation.