Peninsula Daily News

Peninsula: College offices to be dark Fridays to save energy

Peninsula College offices in Port Angeles, Port Townsend and Forks will be closed every Friday during summer quarter, June 22 through Sept. 14. Office hours… Continue reading

Sequim: Flag disposal ceremony planned today

Veterans will conduct a Flag Day ceremony today in order to properly dispose of weathered American flags. The official disposal ceremony will be 2 p.m.… Continue reading

Neah Bay: Man may face federal prosecution

The federal government and the Makah Tribe will take over prosecution of a Neah Bay man facing charges for the alleged sale of thousands of… Continue reading

Peninsula: Federal tax rebate schedule announced

North Olympic Peninsula residents eligible for tax rebates will start getting them during the week of July 23, Internal Revenue Service officials announced Tuesday. Officials… Continue reading

Peninsula: Jobless rate drops in Clallam and Jefferson counties

Employment figures for Washington state released Tuesday showed a stronger job market on the North Olympic Peninsula. According to state Employment Security Department statistics, unemployment… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Port officials review severance package for executive director

PORT ANGELES -- The next Port of Port Angeles executive director will not be offered the same severance package as Christine Anderson received when she… Continue reading

Kingston: Ferry traffic back to normal

Washington state ferry service out of Kingston was back to normal Sunday following a mishap that shut the ferry run for three hours on Saturday.… Continue reading

Peninsula: Golf tournament raises $1,725 for Home Fund

Bob Sinnett of Sequim said he wanted "to give something back." - He decided that the third annual Alaska Invitational, a golf tournament that the… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Olympia woman flown to Harborview following collision

PORT TOWNSEND -- An Olympia woman was hospitalized Saturday following a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of state Route 19 and state Route 20. Mary… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Elwha River dams closer to history

The U.S House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee approved $25.8 million for Elwha River valley restoration to be completed after dam breaching occurs. Norm Dicks, the North… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Medical center 10K and 5K runs this weekend

PORT ANGELES -- The first-ever Olympic Medical Center 10K is drawing a crowd. Two hundred runners and walkers had signed up for the 10-kilometer and… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Telethon pulls in fireworks donations

Despite collecting nearly $12,000 Tuesday, Port Angeles Chamber of Commerce officials are still seeking donations to pay for this year's Independence Day fireworks. The aerial… Continue reading

BRINNON: Standoff with police ends with peaceful surrender

A tense standoff between a suicidal Brinnon man and two Jefferson County Sheriff's Office deputies ended without incident Monday afternoon. Sgt. Rick Smith and Deputy… Continue reading

PENINSULA: Quake aid rolling in

Clallam and Jefferson counties have received the bulk of earthquake assistance approved for the North Olympic Peninsula. Federal Emergency Management Agency officials are considering assistance… Continue reading

ATTENTION READERS: You deserve a burger to promote literacy tonight

Tonight is the night when the circulation staff "takes over" the Sequim McDonald's restaurant, 107 S. Seventh Ave., to raise funds for the Newspaper in… Continue reading

Lawmakers back; shutdown warning raised

OLYMPIA -- Washington lawmakers, stung by bad reviews, plagued by gridlock and pressured by new warnings of a partial shutdown of state government, reconvened in… Continue reading

CLALLAM BAY: Rockfish discussion planned

The Clallam County Marine Resources Committee is hosting a workshop tonight on the status of rockfish in the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Several species… Continue reading

PENINSULA: Makah teen wins chance to become Miss Washington America

A Makah Indian teen-ager who lives in Kingston has won a chance to become Miss Washington America. Jessica Greene won the title "Miss All-Nations 2001"'… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Couple interrupt burglar

SEQUIM -- A couple returned to their Happy Valley Road home about 6:30 p.m. Saturday to discover a broken window and a man inside their… Continue reading

PENINSULA: Workshop could help power users save energy

A free Alternative Energy Workshop this weekend could help power users save electricity and money. The workshop is planned for Saturday from 10 a.m. to… Continue reading