Peninsula Daily News

Sequim: SunLand neighbors help douse roof fire

Neighbors used hoses to quickly extinguish a fire on a cedar shake roof Wednesday night in the SunLand housing development north of Sequim. The fire… Continue reading

Jefferson Sheriff’s Office places jail information on Internet

The Jefferson County Jail has joined Snohomish and Pierce counties in making information on current inmate population available on the internet. The Web site allows… Continue reading

Studded tires OK, but the road departments would rather you not use them

Use of studded tires on state highways became legal for the winter on Saturday. Their use remains legal through March 31. But the state Department… Continue reading

Clallam: Less than 28 percent of ballots returned so far

The Clallam County Auditor's Office by Thursday received 11,075 of 40,196 ballots mailed out to voters for Tuesday's general election. That amounts to 27.55 percent… Continue reading

Jefferson: Almost 50 percent of absentee ballots returned

Nearly 50 percent of Jefferson County's absentee ballots have been returned to the Auditor's Office in Port Townsend. Elections officials said Thursday that 5,723 ballots,… Continue reading

Port Ludlow: Coast Guard monitoring boat sinking in case of oil spill

PORT LUDLOW -- The Coast Guard says it is continuing to watch for a fuel slick from a 55-foot fishing vessel that sank near the… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Scout House get reprieve

PORT TOWNSEND -- Chief Seattle Boy Scout Council has agreed to place plans to sell the landmark Scout House in Port Townsend on hold for… Continue reading

West End: Crew begins improvement project on Marymere Falls Trail

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK -- The popular Marymere Falls trail above Lake Crescent will undergo the first phase of a major repair project during the next… Continue reading

Clallam: Candidates’ TV interviews to be rebroadcast tonight

Peninsula Daily News-Peninsula News Network "Questions for Candidates"' general election forums will be rebroadcast from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. today on Wave Broadband channel… Continue reading

Forks: State Rep. Kessler visits today

State Rep. Lynn Kessler, D-Hoquiam, will be in Forks today to tour the city's "high tech high," Forks Community Hospital and other sites. At 2… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Teens accused of Aldrich’s fire in court today

The two teenagers accused of starting the Aug. 4 Aldrich's market blaze are scheduled for their initial appearance in Jefferson County Juvenile Court at 8:30… Continue reading

Sports: Forks could enter playoffs undefeated with win tonight

FORKS -- The undefeated Forks High School volleyball team wraps up the regular season today at 7 p.m. But the Spartans' year is far from… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Ex-Centrum executive director elaborates on her sudden resignation

PORT TOWNSEND --Carol Shiffman says her resignation last week as executive director of Centrum was timed to coincide with the arts organization's quietest period of… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Core drilling set on graving site today

State Department of Transportation officials plan to drill 80 feet to take two core samples on the northeast corner of the graving yard site in… Continue reading

Sequim: BB gun pellets damage door, window of City Hall

Part of the glass front door of Sequim City Hall was shattered and an adjacent window was damaged by BB gun pellets Sunday night, Police… Continue reading

Clallam: Commissioners put two Okanogan County properties up for sale

PORT ANGELES -- Clallam County commissioners have listed two properties in Tonasket that were forfeited to the county Sheriff's Department as property confiscated in a… Continue reading

Port Angeles: School Board candidates on TV tonight

Candidates for Port Angeles School Board Positions 1 and 2 will appear on a videotaped interview program today (Friday) starting at 7 p.m. on Wave… Continue reading

Pumpkins due on Saturday for judging

PORT ANGELES -- The Port Angeles Downtown Association is reminding children to return their decorated pumpkins for judging in the first-floor atrium at The Landing… Continue reading

Shine: Hood Canal Bridge crossing delay today

Motorists who use the Hood Canal Bridge may want to include additional time in their schedules today to accommodate bridge maintenance. There will be traffic… Continue reading

Forks: Cable TV subscribers get a reprieve … of sorts

FORKS -- The nearly 150 families who were scheduled to have their cable television connections terminated at the end of October have been given a… Continue reading