Peninsula Daily News

Quilcene Fair on tap for Saturday

QUILCENE -- A full day of events will center around the grounds of Quilcene School on Saturday for the Quilcene Fair and Parade. Events begin… Continue reading

Clallam: Sheriff’s deputy placed on administrative leave

PORT ANGELES -- A Clallam County Sheriff's Department deputy has been put on administrative leave pending the results of an investigation, Sheriff Joe Martin said… Continue reading

Discovery Bay beaches closed to shellfish collection

All beaches in Discovery Bay have been closed to the recreational harvest of shellfish after paralytic shellfish poison, or red tide, was detected in shellfish… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Film Festival premiers Friday

PORT TOWNSEND -- The Port Townsend Film Festival takes the main stage Friday as the annual event marks its sixth season in Washington's Victorian seaport.… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Hiker released from hospital

PORT ANGELES - -- - Brian Gawley, the 39-year-old reporter lost for three nights in Olympic National Park, was released from Olympic Medical Center on… Continue reading

Sequim: Groups raise $5,558 in three hours for hurricane victims

SEQUIM -- Five organizations working at three sites raised $5,558 in three hours Friday for victims of Hurricane Katrina. Earl Jones of Sequim, a member… Continue reading

West End: Slide reduces Highway 101 to one lane near Forks

FORKS -- The major north-south highway servicing the Olympic Peninsula was reduced to a single lane about six miles south of Forks on Friday. The… Continue reading

Olympic National Park: Rangers begin search for missing hiker

PENINSULA DAILY NEWS OLYMPIC HOT SPRINGS -- Olympic National Park rangers will begin searching at 7 a.m. today for a hiker missing since Monday. Brian… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Final Concert on the Pier tonight

PORT ANGELES -- A popular local bluegrass band plays the last Concert on the Pier tonight. Luck of the Draw will perform from 6 p.m.… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Flouride foes ask judge to rethink ruling

PORT TOWNSEND -- Opponents of fluoridating Port Angeles" public water supply have asked the judge who threw out their lawsuit to rethink his decision. Protect… Continue reading

Bear in road causes log truck to lose load

QUEETS -- A wandering bear in the road has been blamed for a logging truck accident on U.S. Highway 101 just south of the Jefferson… Continue reading

Clallam ballot return: 18 percent

A total of 4,097 primary ballots out 23,110 distributed had been returned to the Clallam County Auditor's Office by Monday, representing a 17.73 percent voter… Continue reading

Jefferson ballot return: 26 percent

Nearly 26 percent of ballots in the all-mail Sept. 20 primary election have been returned to the Jefferson County Auditor's Office. That amounts to 4,655… Continue reading

Strict water measures invoked in area east of Port Angeles

Users in Clallam County Public Utility District's Fairview Water District are now prohibited from watering their lawns or washing their cars. Those are two stipulations… Continue reading

Jefferson: Transit planning disaster drill

PENINSULA DAILY NEWS PORT TOWNSEND -- Because of the public's expectation for uninterrupted services and the potential for catastrophic disruption as demonstrated by Hurricane Katrina,… Continue reading

Distemper outbreak halting cat adoptions at Humane Society

PORT ANGELES -- The Clallam County Humane Society had instituted a weeklong moratorium on taking in or adopting out cats after three kittens died of… Continue reading

Sept. 11 events in Port Angeles, Port Townsend today

There will be two commemorations of the four-year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks today. In Port Angeles, a Sept. 11 observance and… Continue reading

Wooden Boat Festival concludes today

PORT TOWNSEND -- The Wooden Boat Festival will continue today at Point Hudson Marina. Exhibits are open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will… Continue reading

More Peninsula events to help with Hurricane Katrina relief

Port Angeles downtown merchants are holding a silent auction for thousands of dollars in merchandise, with 100 percent of the proceeds going to the American… Continue reading

StreamFest event to be held Sunday

North Olympic Land Trust's StreamFest offers scenic views from its site, with meadows, forests, a clear stream and mountain views. But this year's StreamFest silent… Continue reading