Peninsula Daily News

SEQUIM: Burnt Hill roads gated

> SEQUIM -- Gates have been installed on major roads leading to state land on Burnt Hill, a popular recreation area severely damaged by off-road… Continue reading

BRINNON: Driver injured in crash

> A 22-year-old Brinnon man was in satisfactory condition Monday following a one-vehicle crash over an embankment near the entrance to Dosewallips State Park. Jeffrey… Continue reading

FORKS: Council to talk about selling bonds for City Hall upgrade

> The Forks City Council will hold a special meeting today to consider selling performance bonds to remodel City Hall. If approved, bonds would be… Continue reading

JOYCE: Lions Club seeks input on proposed park

> Crescent Bay Lions Club members are considering plans to develop a new park near the center of the Joyce community. But before proceeding, they… Continue reading

PENINSULA: Utility OKs deal with Port Townsend Paper

> Clallam County Public Utility District commissioners approved a deal to get electricity from the Port Townsend Paper mill Monday. The move extends a short-term… Continue reading

MUST Monday

PENINSULA: Don't forget! Taxes due today Today is the final day to mail your 2000 federal tax returns under an extension granted after the Nisqually… Continue reading

JEFFERSON: Can you save money on your PSE bill?

Puget Sound Energy customers in Jefferson County won't be eligible -- at least for now -- for Puget Sound Energy's new program to charge for… Continue reading

SEQUIM: School officials to meet Monday to discuss looming cuts

SEQUIM -- A new vote count has reinforced the apparent second failure of the Sequim School District's proposed three-year, 8.2 million maintenance and operations levy.… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Get into the jazz groove this weekend

The seventh annual Jazz In The Olympics jazz festival -- now in Port Angeles --begins this afternoon and continues through Sunday. Ten bands from across… Continue reading

BRINNON: Power cost jolt heads toward Brinnon

BRINNON -- The utility that provides Brinnon with electricity says huge rate increases may be in store for residents and businesses. Shelton-based Mason County Public… Continue reading

PENINSULA: College may drop environmental studies program – BY LORA GREEN

Peninsula College may have to drop its environmental studies program at the end of the 2001-2002 school year. On Tuesday, college officials confirmed that unless… Continue reading

CHIMACUM: Superintendent to discuss principal candidates tonight

CHIMACUM -- Superintendent Mary Lynne Derrington may recommend candidates for high school and middle school principal positions when the Chimacum School Board meets tonight at… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Skateboarder hurt in downtown collision

An 18-year-old Port Angeles skateboarder suffered a broken right leg after colliding with a car downtown on Monday night, police said. Brandyn Sampson was crossing… Continue reading

SEQUIM: School levy ballots due today

SEQUIM -- Today is the last day for Sequim School District voters to mail or return levy election ballots to a drop-box location. The district… Continue reading

LAKE QUINALT: Lodge stories wanted

LAKE QUINAULT -- To showcase Lake Quinault Lodge's 75th anniversary, the rustic resort is asking people to share stories of memorable experiences at the lodge… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Wednesday class will offer ideas for quake preparedness

A few simple steps -- bracing chimneys or strapping down your water heater, for example -- can reduce the dangers of serious injury or loss… Continue reading

Peninsula residents send Sen. Cantwell back to D.C. with funding request

Area residents meeting with Sen. Maria Cantwell sent her back to Washington, D.C. with instructions to seek more mental and medical health funding. Cantwell, D-Mountlake… Continue reading

JEFFERSON: Earth Day events abound Saturday throughout county

PORT TOWNSEND -- Trees planted during the first Earth Day 31 years ago now tower over houses and buildings. Children who may have helped plant… Continue reading

PENINSULA: 200 Boy Scouts gather at camporee this weekend

More than 200 Boy Scouts will camp at Salt Creek County Park near Joyce this weekend as part of the annual Mount Olympus District of… Continue reading

Sequim: State to inspect Dungeness farms

SEQUIM -- State officials will be checking up on Dungeness Valley farmers in the coming weeks to make sure they are keeping livestock away from… Continue reading