Peninsula Daily News

Free Microsoft certification exams offered

Free Microsoft certification exams will be offered this month and in June at the Port Angeles, Forks and Sequim public libraries. The Microsoft Office Specialist… Continue reading


NEWS BRIEFS: Clallam County plans Friday outage for website … and other items

All services will be affected starting Friday as the county’s Information Technology (IT) Department conducts a maintenance outage. Maintenance is scheduled… Continue reading


NEWS BRIEFS: Repaving work set to start April 23 on Highway 20 in Port Townsend … and other items

Travelers on state Highway 20 will encounter construction activity and traffic delays starting Monday, April 23, the state Department of Transportation announced… Continue reading


Marrowstone Island Citizens of the Year dinner set Wednesday

Nicole and Wayne Chimenti will be honored as the Marrowstone Island Citizens of the Year at a potluck dinner Wednesday. A 5:30 p.m.… Continue reading

State Ferries open house in Port Townsend to field input for long-range plan

The state ferry system is seeking input for a long-range plan in light of an expected surge in ridership of 30 percent… Continue reading

Demolition practice set for Bentinck Island this week

The land-based demolition range at Bentinck Island will be in use today through Friday the Royal Canadian Navy announced. The range will… Continue reading

Climate lecture, builders’ surplus sale, “Paws and Claws” fundraiser among Peninsula activities

EDITOR’S NOTE: The location of the marine microplastics talk has been corrected. A climate lecture in Forks, a builders’ surplus sale and a “Paws and… Continue reading

EYE ON CLALLAM: Commissioners to discuss elected official salaries

Clallam County commissioners will discuss a resolution establishing salaries and benefits for elected officials in a continued work session Tuesday. The discussion will begin at… Continue reading

New exhibits added to Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center

New interpretive exhibits will be unveiled at the Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center at 1 p.m. Friday. The hands-on exhibits offer… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Luncheon meetings are usually Wednesdays at noon at Blakeslee’s Bar & Grill, 1222 S. Forks Ave. This Wednesday’s guest speaker… Continue reading

Intermittent closures set for Hood Canal Bridge for 12 nights

Work on the Hood Canal Bridge will resume this week, with the span to be closed to vehicle traffic intermittently overnight for 12… Continue reading

Jefferson County to offer Community Emergency Response Team training

Jefferson County is about to start a Community Emergency Response Team training program. Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training has been provided… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Sweet Presence to perform at Bethany Pentecostal … and other items

Sweet Presence — Dolly, Ernie and Corey Schaber of Abbotsford, B.C. — will perform at Bethany Pentecostal Church at 6:30 p.m. today.… Continue reading

No four-hour delays around Lake Crescent this week

The four-hour delays drivers have become accustomed to on U.S. Highway 101 as it skirts Lake Crescent will be on hiatus… Continue reading

Registration still open for some beaches during Washington Coast Cleanup

Beaches are filling up with volunteers ready to clean them during the annual Washington Coast Cleanup on Saturday. Volunteers can sign up to clean specific… Continue reading

EYE ON JEFFERSON: Commissioners to consider action only meeting minutes

The three Jefferson County commissioners will consider authorizing action only meeting minutes when they meet at 9 a.m. Monday. The meeting will be in commissioners’… Continue reading

Newspaper owner announces Alaska acquisitions

David Black, chairman and owner of Black Press, LTD of Victoria, B.C., announced Wednesday that Black Press has agreed to acquire the… Continue reading

Jefferson County comprehensive plan hearings set next week

Jefferson County officials seek public input for the comprehensive plan update through open houses and public hearings next week. The county Planning Commission will conduct… Continue reading

New gallery site, political cartoons to be seen during Second Saturday

Harbor Art will host its grand opening celebration at a new location during Second Saturday Art Walk. The gallery has moved from… Continue reading

‘Wolf at the Door’ continues in Port Townsend

“Wolf at the Door,” a comedy making its world premiere at Key City Public Theatre, continues this weekend after opening Thursday. Curtain… Continue reading