Peninsula Daily News

History comes alive at Jefferson County Fair

PORT TOWNSEND -- Mountain men and Sacagawea walked the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, dotted with teepees and lodges, as the fair opened Friday, drawing large crowds.… Continue reading

Other Peninsula weekend activities includes fair

In addition to the Port Angeles Heritage Weekend and the huffing and puffing of the Northwest Steam Society's 27 small steam boats, there's a variety… Continue reading

Delta Rays rock PT waterfront Thursday night

PORT TOWNSEND -- The Delta Rays will rock the downtown Port Townsend waterfront on Thursday night. This is another in a series of free Concerts… Continue reading

Stardust Orchestra in free concert in Port Angeles

The PDN co-sponsors the free summer Concert on the Pier at Port Angeles City Pier. The Port Angeles outdoor concerts are from 6 p.m. to… Continue reading

Farmers market issue before Planning Commission on Wednesday

The downtown Port Angeles Farmers Market and its impact on downtown businesses will be discussed by the city Planning Commission in the City Council chambers… Continue reading

Presumed suicide attempt turns into a rat race

This one is for the skin-crawling, hitch-hiking rodent files. Jefferson County sheriff's deputies were dispatched Saturday morning to stop what was believed to a suicide… Continue reading

Alternatives for access to Puget Sound during Hood Canal Bridge closure

You live on the North Olympic Peninsula -- and you absolutely have to get across Hood Canal between 8 p.m. Thursday and 4 a.m. Monday,… Continue reading

Anacortes man dies in collision near Hood Canal Bridge

PORT GAMBLE -- A 40-year-old Anacortes man was declared dead at the scene Thursday after an unloaded logging truck driven by a Port Angeles man… Continue reading

Blues legends featured at Centrum festival

PORT TOWNSEND -- Detroit blues legend Uncle Jessie White, Chicago stars Carey and Lurrie Bell, Mississippi's Terry "Harmonica" Bean and dozens more of the most… Continue reading

Joyce Daze blackferry festival

JOYCE -- The 23rd annual Joyce Daze Blackberry Festival kicks off on Saturday, Aug. 6, at 7 a.m. with a pancake breakfast and lasts until… Continue reading

Port Ludlow hires new assistant chief

PORT LUDLOW -- Port Ludlow Fire and Rescue has hired a new assistant chief. Ed Wilkerson, 48, joins the fire district staff to oversee operations… Continue reading

Extended filing period begins today in Jefferson County

Because nine Jefferson County elected positions were without candidates after last week's filing period, elections officials extended the filing period by three more days for… Continue reading

Race develops for Joyce fire district; two other positions find candidates

PORT ANGELES -- The extended filing period for candidates for Clallam County elected offices produced a three-person race for Fire Protection District 4 in Joyce.… Continue reading

Journeys to arrive in Port Angeles

The 2005 Tribal Canoe Journey flotilla of 70 craft, from as far away as St. Paul Island, Alaska, 2,000 miles to the north, complete their… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Discovery Center now open 7 days

PORT ANGELES -- The Olympic Coast Discovery Center is now open seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Discovery Center is… Continue reading

Where, when to watch the canoes arrive in Port Angeles on Monday

THE LOWER ELWHA Klallam tribe's canoe, "Spirit of Elwha," is on its way with other tribal craft from around Puget Sound, British Columbia and Alaska.… Continue reading

Canoe journey participants due in Port Townsend on Saturday

PORT TOWNSEND -- The 2005 Tribal Canoe Journey -- the Paddle to Elwha -- will stop in Port Townsend for a night of dancing and… Continue reading

Volunteers sought to help with tribal journey gathering

The Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe is still seeking volunteers for the 2005 canoe journey it will host Monday through Aug. 6. Especially sought are massage… Continue reading

Concert on the Dock tonight

The upbeat, dance-inspiring vibes of Ala Zingara will rock the downtown Port Townsend waterfront today from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The band will perform… Continue reading

Two to vie for medical center board post

PORT ANGELES -- Cindy Witham will challenge Dr. Jorgen Quistgaard for a seat on the Olympic Medical Center Board of Commissioners. Quistgaard is the incumbent.… Continue reading