Peninsula Daily News

Clallam: 9-1-1 tax measure placed on ballot

Clallam County commissioners on Tuesday placed a one-tenth of 1 percent sales tax to help fund emergency communications and facilities on the Nov. 4 general… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Ailing ferry fixed, placed back in service

The Washington State Ferry, MV Klickitat, was back in operation Tuesday, returning two-vessel service to the Port Townsend to Keystone route. Washington State Ferries took… Continue reading

Port Angeles: City Council candidate quits race

Port Angeles City Council candidate Tricia Smith Barrett has dropped out of this fall's election race. She had filed for Council Position 2 being vacated… Continue reading

Peninsula: Two girls to compete in “Miss” contests in Seattle

Two girls from the North Olympic Peninsula are in the running for the Miss Jr. Teen and Miss Pre-Teen Seattle titles. Lindsay Hope May, 14,… Continue reading

Port Ludlow: Mats Mats Quarry open house Friday

Mats Mats Quarry hosts its annual open house from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday. Glacier Northwest is the quarry's parent company. This is the… Continue reading

West End: Coast Guard calls off search for missing boater

The U.S. Coast Guard called off the search for 62-year-old Harry Southwick, of Sekiu, at 8:45 p.m. Monday The search for Southwick, around the waters… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Council to vote on special-event funding

PORT ANGELES -- If approved by the City Council, an additional $10,000 will be available to groups, clubs and organizations to help fund special events… Continue reading

Brinnon: California teen dies in crash on U.S. 101

BRINNON -- A 13-year-old California boy was killed and two people were seriously injured Saturday morning when a pick-up truck collided with a motorhome on… Continue reading

Clallam: Counterfeit money still circulating

More counterfeit money is turning up in Port Angeles, but police say those who are passing the fake cash may not even know it. None… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Groundbreaking set today for graving yard project

PORT ANGELES -- Groundbreaking for the graving yard that will be used to build replacement parts for the Hood Canal Bridge will be held at… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Graving yard

ceremonies Wednesday Groundbreaking ceremonies for the Port Angeles graving yard begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday on the 25-acre site off Marine Drive west of the… Continue reading

Sports: Gold comes to Port Angeles in form of wrestler Bruce Baumgartner

PORT ANGELES -- World-famous wrestler Bruce Baumgartner will get quite the welcome when his plane lands in Port Angeles on Sunday. Baumgartner, one of the… Continue reading

Peninsula: First lady, entourage visit downtown Port Angeles

PENINSULA DAILY NEWS PORT ANGELES -- The first lady's visit to the Peninsula is still causing a stir among those who have seen her, and… Continue reading

Peninsula: Secretary of state to visit today

Washington state Secretary of State Sam Reed will visit Port Townsend and Port Angeles today as part of ceremonies celebrating this year's 150th anniversary of… Continue reading

Olympic National Park: Officials to host summer star parties

PENINSULA DAILY NEWS OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK -- Port Angeles High School astronomy instructor and NASA Solar System Ambassador John Gallagher will present an evening of… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Wilder wins two in regional Babe Ruth tournament

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. -- Wilder opened its Babe Ruth Pacific Northwest Regional Tournament with a pair of wins this weekend. The top two teams out… Continue reading

Port Angeles/Forks: Teams split games at regionals

MOSES LAKE -- The Washington State Babe Ruth softball champions Port Angeles 16-and-under and 12-U teams split two games each in the opening rounds of… Continue reading

Sequim: Girls win first fastpitch divisional game

PORTLAND -- The Sequim Junior Little League fastpitch team just keeps rolling. Despite losing one of its team members to tragedy last week, Sequim --… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Paddle Journey support boat runs aground

PORT ANGELES -- A support boat for the 2003 Paddle Journey ran aground on rocks Wednesday night west of Ediz Hook, damaging the vessel. The… Continue reading