Peninsula Daily News

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Twice-monthly luncheon meetings are held on the first Monday at noon at the Port Townsend Elks Lodge, 555… Continue reading


Free community feasts planned for Thanksgiving

Free community feasts are planned on the North Olympic Peninsula on Thanksgiving Day and on days leading up to the annual holiday. On Wednesday —… Continue reading


NEWS BRIEFS: Sanctuary for firearm laws … and other items

A small city north of Spokane is considering becoming a “sanctuary city” to shield itself from gun laws after… Continue reading


Season of work on Highway 101 around Lake Crescent draws to close

The second year of the three-year Highway 101 Rehabilitation Project at Lake Crescent was completed last week, the Olympic National Park… Continue reading

Sequim Bee Farm wins grand prize in regional contest

Sequim Bee Farm took home the $20,000 grand prize awarded… Continue reading

Tree lightings, Ice Village scheduled after Thanksgiving

Communities across the North Olympic Peninsula will begin to celebrate the winter holiday season the day after Thanksgiving. Port Angeles’ inaugural season of the Ice… Continue reading

EYE ON JEFFERSON: Housing pact before county, city

The three Jefferson County commissioners will consider approving an interlocal agreement with the City of Port Townsend concerning on affordable housing and housing programs during… Continue reading

EYE ON CLALLAM: County, other agencies, consider 2019 budget

Peninsula Daily News Clallam County commissioners will discuss the 2019 draft budget and hear an update on the chief financial officer position Monday. The work… Continue reading

Land trust to honor conservationist

The late Harry Lydiard — a veterinarian, one-time Clallam County commissioner and conservationist — will be honored posthumously with the Gary Colley… Continue reading

Speed limit cut proposed for Shine Road

The safety concerns of Shine Road residents have sparked a move to lower the speed limit from 35 mph to 25 mph… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Police chase suspect on Port Angeles east side … and other items

City police on Thursday were searching for Severin Haase, who they said fled into a ravine on the east side of Port… Continue reading

Concert tonight to benefit Friends Meetinghouse

The Port Townsend Friends Meeting will host a benefit concert featuring local singer Sigrid Cummings and the Singers in the Rain men’s… Continue reading

Football, Turkey Trot benefit wreaths in week’s plan

A Powderpuff Football game, a Turkey Trot run in Forks and wreath making are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also… Continue reading

Holiday gift shopping offered on Peninsula

Holiday bazaars continue to be offered across the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend. Handmade gifts for the season can be found at these fairs, listed… Continue reading

Winterfest to raise funds for winter sports education

Winterfest, an annual fundraiser to support winter sports education at Hurricane Ridge, will offer food and films Saturday. The evening of dinner,… Continue reading

State unemployment rate falls again

Washington state added 12,400 jobs in October and the state’s seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate for October was 4.3 percent according to the Employment Security… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: School gets locked down by gunshots … and other items

The Quilcene School District was locked down Wednesday afternoon for a brief time after gunshots were reported in the area. Principal Sean Moss… Continue reading

East Jefferson Fire-Rescue deploys firefighters to California

East Jefferson Fire-Rescue has deployed an engine company with four firefighters to assist in fighting the devastating fires in California. The crew… Continue reading

Sequim, Chimacum businesses finalists in edg3 FUND competition

A winner will be selected Thursday at Bremerton event

Holiday tree permits offered to fourth-graders with passes

The Olympic National Forest will issue free holiday tree permits for fourth-graders with a 2018-19 Every Kid in a Park pass. Olympic National… Continue reading