Peninsula Daily News

Body found near Port Angeles” Waterfront Trail still a mystery

PORT ANGELES -- Police on Monday were "earnestly trying to locate"' a 15-year-old runaway in the hopes that she was not the female found dead… Continue reading

New Year’s dip planned for Port Angeles Harbor

PORT ANGELES -- The hearty will once again hail in the New Year with the Polar Bear Dip into the 40-degree waters of Port Angeles… Continue reading

New fare structure adopted by Jefferson Transit

PORT TOWNSEND -- The Jefferson Transit Authority board has approved a new fare structure that will eliminate zone charges and transfers. The new system is… Continue reading

Holiday closures begin today at some Peninsula locations

Holiday closures across the North Olympic Peninsula: * Government: All Washington state and Jefferson and Clallam county offices will be closed on Friday, Dec. 24,… Continue reading

Clallam commissioners pick Scott as county treasurer

Judith Scott, a 21-year veteran of the Clallam County Treasurer's Office, will succeed her retiring boss on Jan. 1. Clallam County commissioners Tuesday chose Scott… Continue reading

Clallam to get a new county treasurer today

Clallam County commissioners will appoint the new county treasurer today at their meeting at 10 a.m. in the courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles.… Continue reading

Sidewalk frolic in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES -- The salmon are running at the southeast corner of Front and Oak streets downtown. The Port Angeles Downtown Association's Art on the… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe named as PDN Employee of the Year in 2004; other top employees recognized

PENINSULA DAILY NEWS Keith Thorpe has been selected as the Peninsula Daily News" Employee of the Year for 2004. Thorpe, a photographer and creator of… Continue reading

“Exposures of the burials”

Lower Elwha Klallam Chairwoman Frances Charles says some tribal members continue to work at the Port Angeles graving yard site on "exposures of the burials,"'… Continue reading

Come help promote Highway 101 traffic safety today

The public is invited to this afternoon's kickoff of the Driving 101 Traffic Safety Project designed to increase driver safety awareness on U.S. Highway 101… Continue reading

Peninsula: Unemployment rate rises a little

Despite holiday hiring, Jefferson County's unemployment rate rose in November to 4.5 percent, from 3.9 percent the month before. But last month's figure was still… Continue reading

Sports: Quilcene girls romp over Puget Sound Adventist

QUILCENE -- Erin Burlingame sank 18 points and Blair Bloomfield was right behind with 16 to spark the Quilcene Rangers to an easy 54-31 romp… Continue reading

Coast Guard copter crews rescue man stranded on river island

PORT ANGELES -- A boater whose craft was swamped in the Elwha River on Sunday swam to safety and was rescued by a Coast Guard… Continue reading

Port Townsend ferry departures idled again

Low tides and ebb currents at Keystone on Whidbey Island again are idling evening runs of Washington State Ferries out of Port Townsend and Keystone.… Continue reading

Clallam: Highway 101 carnage spurs safety corridor project; kickoff Wednesday

A crushed car, destroyed in a fiery street racing crash. A parade of law enforcement vehicles. A Christmas tree bearing the names of those who… Continue reading

North Olympic Peninsula’s two-county hand recount nets two more votes for Gregoire

Clallam County's hand recount of ballots for governor gave Democrat Christine Gregoire four more votes -- and also added four more for Republican Dino Rossi.… Continue reading

Sequim: City budget approved

SEQUIM -- The City Council formally adopted its 2005 spending budget at its Wednesday morning study session. The $14.87 million budget was approved by a… Continue reading

A note to our readers and advertisers

A major mechanical malfunction on our press caused our editions to be late for delivery today. We are making every effort to correct the problem… Continue reading

Aqua Express starts Kingston-Seattle service Jan. 18

KINGSTON -- Aqua Express will start its new passenger-only ferry service between Kingston and Seattle on Tuesday, Jan. 18. Aqua Express General Manager Brian Grantham… Continue reading

Fire razes house south of Forks

Fire destroyed the West Jefferson County home of a man who loaded up and lighted his wood stove near Forks, left it to visit Port… Continue reading