Peninsula Daily News

Rain or shine: Forks Rainfest planned for two weekends

If you name an event Rainfest the sun will surely shine — not every year, but organizers say it seems like since Forks’… Continue reading


Jefferson County Historical Society to celebrate 140th anniversary

The Jefferson County Historical Society is gearing up to celebrate 140 years of its history since its founding. The historical society plans… Continue reading


Bramson memorial service moved

The memorial service for Jarrod Paul Bramson has been moved to the Jefferson County Fairgrounds. The service is planned from 3 p.m.… Continue reading


Beach cleanup set Saturday

Volunteers will fan out on North Olympic Peninsula beaches to pick up debris swept in by winter storms Saturday during the annual Washington Coast Cleanup… Continue reading

Bird sketching, roller derby, dances scheduled

Live bird sketching, a roller derby match and a variety of dances are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also is… Continue reading

Famed Montana poet to read his work in Port Townsend

Roger Dunsmore, a distinguished poet from Montana, will read from his new book “On The Chinese Wall, New and Selected Poems, 1966-2018”… Continue reading

Internationally known guitarist to perform in Coyle

Guitarist Claude Bourbon will perform Middle Eastern and Spanish blues at Concerts in the Woods at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. The concert will be… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Church plans Vigil, Stations and Triduum … and other items

St. Anne Catholic Church invites the public to its celebration of the Easter Triduum. The will be service to the Stations of the… Continue reading

Peninsula egg hunts set this weekend

Easter egg hunts are planned this weekend across the North Olympic Peninsula both Saturday and Easter Sunday. Here are the scheduled hunts: PORT ANGELES KONP… Continue reading

Single-lane closures on Highway 101 planned to begin Monday

Overnight single-lane closures on U.S. Highway 101 near Discovery Bay will begin Monday, the state Department of Transportation confirmed. Hours will be… Continue reading

Volunteers needed to clean debris from beaches on Saturday

Volunteers have a wide variety of beaches to choose to clean up during the annual Washington Coast Cleanup on Saturday. Only Freshwater Bay, Shi Shi… Continue reading

Duck Derby tickets to go on sale Friday

Tickets will go on sale Friday for the 30th annual Duck Derby. The Duck Derby is planned May 19 at Lincoln Park… Continue reading

Two Peninsula commercial shellfish harvest areas said to be threatened by pollution

The state Department of Health considers two beaches with commercial shellfish harvest areas on the North Olympic Peninsula “threatened.” The state has released… Continue reading

Peninsula College faculty protest part of larger walkout

The Peninsula College protest at the Conrad Dyar Fountain in Port Angeles on Tuesday was part of a larger action by faculty and… Continue reading

Return of the River to be screened in Chimacum

The award-winning documentary “Return of the River,” which documents the removal of two dams and the restoration of the Elwha River, will be… Continue reading

Salish Coast Elementary School to host Parent Information Night on Monday

There will be a Kindergarten Parent Information Night from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday. The program will be held at the… Continue reading

Easter egg hunts set on Peninsula

Easter egg hunts are planned this weekend across the North Olympic Peninsula both Saturday and Easter Sunday. Here are the scheduled hunts: PORT ANGELES KONP… Continue reading

Beach Clean Up, BioBlitz combine at Port Townsend

The Port Townsend Marine Science Center will stage a citizen science BioBlitz and serve as a launching point for an annual cleanup… Continue reading

Chamber of Jefferson County to host meet-up for new residents

The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce will host a meet-up for new residents this month. The free hour-long event will start at… Continue reading

Poems on healing, comfort to be presented in Forks, Sequim

Judith Adams will present “The Poetic Apothecary: Poems for Healing and Comfort” at two North Olympic Library System branches. Adams will speak at 6 p.m.… Continue reading