Peninsula Daily News

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

PORT TOWNSEND: A chance to stand guard at filming

This is a help-wanted announcement with an unusual twist: the opportunity for security guards to serve and protect the movie "Enough"' when the Jennifer Lopez… Continue reading

FORKS: Police continue search for shooting suspect

> Police searched two mobile homes on Calawah Way late Tuesday, but were unable to locate a shooting suspect. The suspect, 30-year-old Lombardo Ceja-Gomez, is… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: Do you look like Jennifer Lopez?

> Even if you don't have "Enough" of what it takes to make it as an extra on Jennifer Lopez's new movie, there is still… Continue reading

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK: Hurricane Ridge Road work continues today

> The road to Hurricane Ridge will be closed from 4 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. today and tomorrow for roadway maintenance. Crews will remove debris… Continue reading

PENINSULA: Ceremonies honor Medal of Honor winner in Clallam; `Taps” and tears in Jefferson

> Always remember. Those words echoed across Clallam County on Monday as residents paid tribute to the soldiers of wars past. One local hero had… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Minesweeper tours continue today

> The USS Chief and USS Scout will continue offering tours today. The U.S. Navy minesweepers came to Port Angeles on Friday and are scheduled… Continue reading

PORT TONSEND: Driver hospitalized following rollover crash

> A 38-year-old Port Townsend woman was in satisfactory condition at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle on Sunday after being injured in a one-vehicle rollover… Continue reading

FORKS: Pat Bennett is state’s best in shot put

> CHENEY -- Pat Bennett capped a successful high school sports career with an individual state championship. The Forks High School senior won the shot… Continue reading