Peninsula Daily News

Peninsula: College to hold 41st commencement on Saturday

Peninsula College will celebrate its 41st commencement Saturday at the main campus in Port Angeles. More than 300 graduates are eligible to receive diplomas and… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Volunteers sought to work on Dream Playground again

PORT ANGELES -- More than 300 volunteers are needed this weekend to complete another phase of the Dream Playground. Work will occur rain or shine… Continue reading

$2.2 million bound for Indian Island project

PORT HADLOCK -- A $2.2 million project at Naval Magazine Indian Island is part of $9.2 billion recently approved by a U.S. House of Representatives… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Hood Bridge, graving yard bid opening today

Bid openings for the state Department of Transportation's graving yard and Hood Canal Bridge project is scheduled for 11 a.m. today at Transportation's headquarters in… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Port to purchase parkland

A resolution passed Monday night by the Port Angeles City Council paves the way for the Port of Port Angeles to purchase a parcel of… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Marine Science Center receives $33,000 grant

The Port Townsend Marine Science Center said Monday that it has received a $33,000 grant from the Russell Family Foundation. This grant will be used… Continue reading

West End: Trail to Shi Shi Beach closed until next month

NEAH BAY -- Access to Shi Shi Beach through the Makah Reservation remains officially closed until completion of trail construction. The Makah Tribal Council is… Continue reading

Forks: Man injured in off-road crash released from hospital

A Forks man hospitalized in an all-terrain vehicle crash June 8 has been released, a spokesperson at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle said Sunday afternoon.… Continue reading

Port Angeles: WWII warbirds arrive today

Two restored World War II bombers will be available for tours and flights at William R. Fairchild International Airport today, Tuesday and Wednesday. The Boeing… Continue reading

Quilcene official fined

Craig Richbourg, who chairs the Quilcene School Board, also failed to submit his financial disclosure form on time. Richbourg eventually filed the report and paid… Continue reading

Clallam County Drug Court wins two grants

PORT ANGELES -- Clallam County's drug court, which promotes rehabilitation over incarceration for drug users, has been awarded two grants totaling $129,750. The grants were… Continue reading

Sports: Inaugural marathon Sunday

PORT ANGELES -- The North Olympic Peninsula's first marathon is set to start in two days. The first-ever North Olympic Discovery Marathon, an official 26.2-miles… Continue reading

Chimacum graduation tonight, then Port Angeles, Sequim on Friday and Crescent, Neah Bay and Quilcene on Saturday

Chimacum High School officials will bid farewell to about 87 seniors tonight. The graduation ceremony will begin at 6 p.m. at McCurdy Pavilion at Fort… Continue reading

Sports: Peninsula College names soccer coach

PORT ANGELES -- Andrew Chapman of Spokane is the new Peninsula College men's head soccer coach. Chapman is a graduate of Eastern Washington University with… Continue reading


PORT TOWNSEND -- Laurie Medlicott has become the first person to announce her candidacy for City Council. Medlicott, 58, is a former nurse who said… Continue reading

Port Angeles: U.S. 101 grinding now set for Wednesday night

The one night of U.S. 101 pavement grinding on Lincoln Street was rescheduled to Wednesday, said Rick Rodlend, field supervisor for the state Department of… Continue reading

Quilcene: School Board wants North Kitsap principal as new superintendent

Quilcene School Board members decided Monday night to hire David Andersen, principal of North Kitsap High School, as the next superintendent of schools. The Quilcene… Continue reading

Port Angeles: U.S. 101 paving project begins today

The summer's second paving project along U.S. Highway 101 in Port Angeles begins today and will include at least one night of pavement grinding along… Continue reading

West End: Forks off-road vehicle crashes injure 5

Four people were injured early Sunday when the quad-runner motorcycles they were riding near Forks tumbled over an embankment, the Clallam County Sheriff's Department reported.… Continue reading

Blyn: Toughman competition brings out the heart in some Peninsula residents

BLYN -- Are you tough enough? For 35 contestants in this weekend's Toughman World Championship Series competition at 7 Cedars Casino, finding out just how… Continue reading