Peninsula Daily News

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

Human remains due to be raised from Lake Crescent watery grave today

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK -- Divers hope to bring to the surface of Lake Crescent today human remains that could be those of a couple who… Continue reading

Forks Festival of Trees

FORKS -- The 10th annual Festival of Trees -- "A Story Book Christmas"' -- will be held at Bank of America, 481 Forks Ave., today.… Continue reading

“Then I heard a POW”

A carrier for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer first spotted Thursday morning's fire and called 9-1-1. Simultaneously, some of the residents of Admiralty Condominiums in Port Ludlow… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Where to take that old phone book

New Dex Media Inc. phone books distributed for Qwest are arriving in Clallam County this week, and the Nippon Paper Industries USA Co. Ltd. mill… Continue reading

Your guide to North Olympic Peninsula holiday activities this weekend

The holiday season continues to arrive in communities across the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend. An array of free public events -- including a tree… Continue reading

Two Peninsula healthcare agencies share in big settlement

Two North Olympic Peninsula agencies are sharing in a $695,000 settlement between the state Attorney General's Office and Medco Health Solutions Inc. The PAARC Clinic,… Continue reading

West End: Forks graduate named superintendent of Coronado National Memorial

A 1985 graduate of Forks High School has been selected by the National Park Service to be superintendent of Coronado National Memorial in Hereford, Ariz.… Continue reading