Peninsula Daily News

Sports: Port Angeles boys golf team sends two to state tourney

TACOMA -- The Port Angeles High School boys golf team will be sending two members to the 4A state tournament May 28-29 at Canyon Lake… Continue reading

West End: Olympic Park Institute offers varied summer fare

PORT ANGELES -- Here's how you can try wood carving with a world-class carver or study wildflowers with a national expert: Register for summer or… Continue reading

Driver accused in car crash deaths due in court today

PORT ANGELES -- Arraignment is scheduled this morning in Clallam County Superior Court for the driver of a car that crashed New Year's Eve killing… Continue reading

Port Townsend-Port Ludlow regatta postponed until June

The sixth annual Port-to-Port Regatta between Port Townsend and Port Ludlow, scheduled for this weekend, has been postponed until the end of June. Wooden Boat… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Utah man’s arraignment on murder charge today

A Utah man accused of killing his former father-in-law is scheduled to be arraigned on a first-degree murder charge at 8:30 a.m. today in Jefferson… Continue reading

Neah Bay: Funding strategy for rescue tug signed

A Senate Bill signed Wednesday by Gov. Gary Locke provides a funding strategy for a rescue tugboat to remain on station at Neah Bay for… Continue reading

Peninsula: Did Navy sonar cause porpoises to die?

DUNGENESS -- Officials are trying to determine if the death of a harbor porpoise found washed ashore on Dungeness Spit is related to the use… Continue reading

Peninsula: Total lunar eclipse will happen tonight

If the weather permits, Jefferson and Clallam residents will see a total lunar eclipse tonight. The lunar eclipse, which happens when the Earth blocks sunlight… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Federal grant to rebuild fire station OK”d

Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge has approved a $1.8 million hazard mitigation grant for Port Townsend to reconstruct its main fire station. The fire hall… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Old Olympic Highway work advisory

Primo Construction of Carlsborg will resume work Thursday on the portion of Old Olympic Highway between U.S. Highway 101 and Gasman Road. Clallam County Road… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Low tides prompt ferry service changes

PORT TOWNSEND -- Low tides are prompting changes to Port Townsend-Keystone ferry service into early next week. Low tides, in addition to cross currents at… Continue reading

Put on the black patent leather pumps!

Esprit Gala opens its doors to area residents today during its planned Black Shiny Blues event. Area residents can attend the concert featuring Seattle blue… Continue reading

Sports: Roughriders win division championship

PORT ANGELES -- The Port Angeles High School fastpitch team won the Bridge Division championship with an 11-3 Narrows League victory over Olympic on Tuesday… Continue reading

Peninsula: Driver survives crash into power pole

A 43-year-old Sequim man was injured Saturday night when the vehicle he was driving left the road and hit a power pole. Edwin Anderson was… Continue reading

Federal government sets aside money for Olympic National Park

PORT ANGELES -- Olympic National Park's annual performance plan and current year budget are available for review. According to park Superintendent Bill Laitner, the park's… Continue reading

Jefferson: Arraignment delay for accused murderer to be sought

The attorney for Ryan Neil Sorensen, who is charged with murdering Port Hadlock businessman Frank M. "Skip" Smith, will ask Jefferson County Superior Court Judge… Continue reading

Sports: Chimacum wins at least share of first place honors

CHIMACUM -- The Chimacum Cowboys guaranteed themselves at least a share of first place in the Nisqually League with a 4-0 baseball victory over the… Continue reading

Peninsula College names vice president of student services

Peninsula College officials announced Tuesday that Jack R. Huls Jr. has been named vice president of student services. Huls, dean of student services at Treasure… Continue reading

Jefferson: Commissioner sidelined

Unforeseen medical problems have necessitated a leave of absence for Jefferson County Commissioner Wendi Wrinkle of Shine. Wrinkle -- the only Democrat on the three-member… Continue reading

New Peninsula College vice president of administrative services announced

Barbara M. Martin has been named the Peninsula College vice president of administrative services. Martin will begin her duties July 1 and will replace Joan… Continue reading