Peninsula Daily News

Port Townsend: Cantwell to join Democrat fundraiser

PORT TOWNSEND -- U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell will visit the North Olympic Peninsula on Saturday for the first time since winning last year's election. Cantwell,… Continue reading

Port Townsend: City commission official to seek council seat

PORT TOWNSEND -- Parks and Recreation chairwoman Barbara McColgan said Tuesday she will run for City Council. The 48-year-old retired Air Force pilot and political… Continue reading

Peninsula: Burning ban in effect

Open burning has been banned in all of Clallam County and in most of Jefferson County. The ban includes campfires, fire officials said. Logging has… Continue reading

Peninsula: Funding for transportation projects included in Senate bill

Several North Olympic Peninsula projects could receive funding as part of $140 million earmarked for Washington state transportation improvements by a Senate subcommittee. The funds,… Continue reading

Clallam County: Fallen law officers to be remembered

The two Clallam County sheriff's who died in the line of duty will be honored today at noon. Two black pennants with the gold-lettered names… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Pro-annexation residential group surfaces

PORT ANGELES -- A homeowners group supporting city annexation of lands between the eastern city limit and Morse Creek has surfaced to counter one that… Continue reading

Pysht: Lower Elwha to use uprooted trees in rivers

A Lower Elwha tribal program to restore fish habitat on two rivers begins Wednesday with uprooted trees being moved to staging areas near the waterways.… Continue reading

Peninsula Briefly: Summer meal project opens for PA children

PORT ANGELES -- Children younger than 18 can get free meals this summer, courtesy of the federal Department of Agriculture and the Port Angeles School… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Cliff Aden, former state traffic official, dies at 87

The Port Angeles resident who was director of the Washington State Traffic Commission under two governors has died. Clifford E. Aden, 87, director under Govs.… Continue reading

Port Angeles: New Coast Guard cutter due to arrive Tuesday

The first of two new 87-foot Coast Guard cutters to be stationed in Port Angeles will arrive Tuesday. Originally the cutter Adelie was scheduled to… Continue reading

Jefferson: Longtime former county commissioner remembered

CHIMACUM -- Services will be held Saturday for a 20-year former Jefferson County commissioner who was known for problem-solving and quiet manner. B.G. "Brownie"' Brown… Continue reading


Ka-BOOOOOM!!! Ba-DOOOOMMM!!! But Independence Day on the North Olympic Peninsula is more than a fireworks show: * You can watch parades in Port Angeles and… Continue reading

Carlsborg: Big 5 Sporting Goods to open outlet, company confirms

A corporate official has confirmed Big 5 Sporting Goods intends to open a retail store in the Sequim area early next year. "We"ve been looking… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Man who brought explosives on ferry tells of plot in N.Y. trial

The Algerian who brought powerful explosives into Port Angeles testified Tuesday at the New York trial of an alleged accomplice. Ahmed Ressam, already convicted for… Continue reading

Neah Bay: Makah to charge for beach access

Anyone spending a day at Cape Flattery or Hobuck Beach will notice something new -- a $7 charge. Beginning Wednesday, the Makah tribe will charge… Continue reading

Peninsula: State aid to help small farmers

Small-farm operators will get assistance marketing their products with the help of a new state law. The law, signed by the Gov. Gary Locke on… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Hearings set today in teen’s shooting death

Two teen-agers facing possible charges in the shooting death of Michael Sindars, 16, are slated to appear in court today. Timothy Patrick Smith, 17, of… Continue reading

Peninsula: Telephone service to Forks interrupted

FORKS -- Long distance service from Port Angeles to Forks had been interrupted for more than 24 hours as of late Saturday. According to Forks… Continue reading

Olympic National Park: CNN segment will highlight “mountains, beaches, rain forest”

Olympic National Park will get national attention Saturday when CNN airs a segment during its "CNN Travel Now"' program. The Cable News Network program, scheduled… Continue reading

Carlsborg: County commissioners upholds church’s dormitory

Clallam County commissioners have upheld a hearings examiner's decision allowing Kings Way Foursquare Church to lease its property near Sequim. Neighbors had appealed Examiner Ted… Continue reading