Peninsula Daily News

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

PORT ANGELES: Mill cleanup workshop to be held tonight

A public workshop on the status of the Rayonier Inc. pulp mill site cleanup will be held tonight at the Port Angeles library. The meeting… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Public gets say in design of new school tonight

The public is invited to comment on the design of the new Jefferson School at a meeting tonight, Port Angeles School District officials said. People… Continue reading

SEQUIM: More than half of school levy ballots already in

Clallam County elections officials had received 8,822 mail-in ballots by Monday from Sequim School District voters casting ballots in the three-year, $8.2 million maintenance and… Continue reading

FORKS: Man killed in motorcycle crash

FORKS -- A 21-year-old Forks man died Sunday from injuries suffered in an offroad motorcycle crash. Kristopher K. Lindgren had jumped as high as 30… Continue reading


PORT ANGELES -- Freshman U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell's visit Saturday is scheduled to include a four-hour forum on rural health care access and community justice.… Continue reading

CLALLAM: Jail hanging may get independent review

PORT ANGELES -- An independent investigator will review a Sequim man's suicide last month in the Clallam County jail, Prosecutor Chris Shea said Friday. A… Continue reading

AGNEW: Woman killed when car runs off road

AGNEW -- A Sequim woman died after her car ran off Old Olympic Highway early Thursday morning. Anne Saulino, 51, suffered fatal injuries at the… Continue reading

CLALLAM: Signature drive starts on initiative to repeal land code

A Sequim auto dealer has launched an initiative drive to repeal the controversial Clallam County Critical Areas Code. Bob Forde, owner of Sequim Auto Sales… Continue reading