Peninsula Daily News

Leskinovitch named president of Olympic Medical Center hospital commissioners

PORT ANGELES -- Jim Leskinovitch was elected 2005 president of the Olympic Medical Center's seven-member board at a meeting of the hospital commissioners Wednesday. He… Continue reading

Snow forecast for eastern lower elevations of Peninsula

Weather forecasters aren't quite sure how much yet, but they say lower levels of the North Olympic Peninsula -- and much of Western Washington --… Continue reading

Accused killer’s trial to start next month

PORT ANGELES -- Nathan Eugene Hipsher's trial for second-degree murder is scheduled to start Feb. 28 in Clallam County Superior Court. A status hearing is… Continue reading

Graving yard on center stage today

The Hood Canal Bridge graving yard takes center stage again in Port Angeles and Port Townsend today. * In Port Angeles, state Transportation Secretary Doug… Continue reading

Sequim Lavender Fest vendor applications now available

SEQUIM -- Applications are now available for street fair vendors at the 9th annual Sequim Lavender Festival July 15-17. The street fair includes a juried… Continue reading

Meetings planned Monday on graving yard issue in Port Angeles, Port Townsend

Discussions on the Hood Canal Bridge graving yard -- whether the partially built one in Port Angeles or the proposed one in Port Townsend --… Continue reading

Gregoire’s reversal of gubernatorial fortune costs Peninsula taxpayers $10,000

Christine Gregoire's victory in the gubernatorial race is a double win for the state Democratic Party and a nearly $10,000 cost to North Olympic Peninsula… Continue reading

Helicopter “hole in one” Saturday

PORT ANGELES -- Unless postponed by rain or wind, more than 8,000 golf balls will be dropped by helicopter on Saturday. The public is invited… Continue reading

Petition circulating in Port Angeles to halt Gateway Center

PORT ANGELES -- A petition is being circulated to downtown merchants which asks the City Council to cancel the planned Port Angeles International Gateway Transportation… Continue reading

Search warrants served in probe of teen girl’s death

PORT ANGELES -- Police served two search warrants in the city in their investigation into how 15-year-old Melissa Leigh Carter died. Her body was found… Continue reading

She says no, he says no

What do the two key players say about the future of the Port Angeles graving yard? There isn't a future, according to Lower Elwha Klallam… Continue reading

Peninsula Home Fund: Giving as a principle of living

EDITOR's NOTE: This is the last in a series of articles on how the Peninsula Daily News' Peninsula Home Fund gives "a hand up, not… Continue reading

Two graving meetings today on Peninsula

Two North Olympic Peninsula meetings in response to last week's state pullout of the Port Angeles graving yard project will be held today. * The… Continue reading

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