Peninsula Daily News

Port Townsend: Filmmakers compete in “Film2880”

BY STUART ELLIOTT PORT TOWNSEND -- First prize was only a collection of Pez dispensers and a subscription to a movie magazine. But that didn't… Continue reading

Forks: School Board to consider levy tonight

The Quillayute Valley School Board will meet today to discuss and possibly approve seeking voter support for a replacement maintenance and operations levy. The measure… Continue reading

Going to see the queen?

Are you planning to travel to Victoria next Sunday to see Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip during the golden jubilee festivities in the provincial… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Temporary closure of Dream Playground to occur Sunday

PORT ANGELES -- The Dream Playground at Erickson Park will be closed temporarily for routine maintenance all day Sunday. The playground will reopen Monday. Volunteers… Continue reading

Sequim: Dugeness River Audubon Center gets $50,000 grant

SEQUIM -- Building on its initial investment of $20,000 to help establish the Dungeness River Audubon Center, the Hugh and Jane Ferguson Foundation has awarded… Continue reading

United Way Port Angeles Business Blitz, Restaurant Day on Wednesday

CLALLAM COUNTY -- On Wednesday staff and volunteers from United Way funded agencies will be hitting the streets of Port Angeles for the United Way… Continue reading

Going to see the queen?

Are you planning to travel to Victoria next Sunday to see Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip during the golden jubilee festivities in the provincial capital?… Continue reading

Here’s the lineup for the Port Townsend Film Festival’s final day

The Oracle 10 a.m.: Narrative Shorts I. Noon: Storytelling in Film. 2 p.m.: Short Documentaries. 4:15 p.m.: Shorts II, Mostly Animated. 6:15 p.m.: Film 2880… Continue reading

Port Angeles/Forks: Trucking firm founded in 1951 to quit today

Erdmann R Trucking Inc. of Port Angeles and Forks will shut down today due to the poor economy, owner Ron Erdmann said Thursday. Erdmann, 52,… Continue reading

Port Townsend is going Hollywood

The location for a number of films, including "An Officer and a Gentleman"' and "Enough," Port Townsend will be the spot for screenings, discussions and… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Anacortes hearing tonight to have bearing on locating yacht facility

The Port of Anacortes holds a public hearing tonight on selling about three acres of its port property to Westport Shipyard. If the port is… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Ohio woman to head Fort Worden State Park

An Ohio-based parks consultant was chosen as the new manager of Fort Worden State Park on Wednesday. Kate Burke of Greenville, Ohio, was selected from… Continue reading

Chimacum: PT hammers Cowboys in girls’ soccer

CHIMACUM -- Port Townsend High School hammered Chimacum 10-0 in a Nisqually League girls soccer game on Tuesday. The Redskins peppered the Cowboys' net for… Continue reading

Jefferson/West End: Cable TV firm in row with Seattle CBS station

The cable television provider in East Jefferson County and part of Clallam County's West End is waging a war of words with Seattle's CBS affiliate,… Continue reading

Region: Small earthquake shakes San Juans, felt on Peninsula

FRIDAY HARBOR -- A small earthquake with an estimated magnitude of 4.2 struck south of this San Juan Islands community Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey… Continue reading

Sunday Showcase: More single mothers living in poverty

More and more families headed by single mothers are living in poverty in Clallam and Jefferson counties. Census figures from 1990 and 2000 paint a… Continue reading

Sunday Showcase: The geography of poverty on the Peninsula

Officials say the percentage of families living in poverty on the North Olympic Peninsula is alarming. Nine communities here have a higher percentage of families… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Take a peek into lavish Victorian homes this weekend

The Jefferson General Hospital Auxiliary is inviting the public into other people's homes. Come right in, feel free to roam about the place and take… Continue reading

Quilcene: Annual parade and fair on Saturday

The Quilcene Parade and Fair 2002 will include such community favorites as a pancake breakfast, parade, football game, music, vendors, arts and crafts, informational booths,… Continue reading

Jefferson: Officials count 829 more ballots

There were no major shifts in any of the primary election races in Jefferson County after 829 new ballots were counted Wednesday. The only minor… Continue reading