Peninsula Daily News

Lower Elwha to erect totem pole Sunday

The Lower Elwha Klallam tribe will erect a 12-foot totem pole at its health clinic, 243511 U.S. Highway 101, west of Port Angeles at 10… Continue reading

Sequim police use Tasers to subdue domestic violence suspect

SEQUIM -- Two Sequim police officers used Tasers earlier this week to subdue a man described as a domestic violence suspect who attempted to run… Continue reading

Morse Creek “S” curve receives quick safety fix

PORT ANGELES -- A notoriously winding stretch of U.S. Highway 101 received a safety improvement Wednesday. The state Department of Transportation followed through on its… Continue reading

Port Angeles Planning Commission not likely to address Kidd issue tonight

The Port Angeles Planning Commission will likely not address tonight the issue of the Saturday Farmers Market and Planning Commission member Cherie Kidd's participation in… Continue reading

Crabfest sets attendance, eaten-crab records

The fourth annual Dungeness Crab and Seafood Festival topped last year's attendance and number of crabs eaten, festival co-coordinator Randy Riggins said Monday. This year,… Continue reading

Sequim Middle School holds practice drill

SEQUIM -- Sequim Middle School held a practice drill Friday using a scenario that a call had been received reporting a bomb had been planted… Continue reading

Appeals hearing tonight on Port Angeles Farmers Market

Appeals of the downtown Port Angeles Farmers Market's conditional use permit to use one block of Laurel Street on Saturdays will be heard by the… Continue reading

Legislators ax language that would have allowed more tanker traffic in Strait

WASHINGTON -- Somewhere, "Maggie"' is smiling. The late Sen. Warren Magnuson's 1977 limit on the number of oil tankers in Puget Sound was preserved Thursday… Continue reading

Peninsula weekend activities include “Crabfest”

There's plenty to do on the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend, and the newspaper has two features today to guide your activities. From concerts to… Continue reading

Sequim church collecting backpack supplies for hurricane evacuees

SEQUIM -- King's Way Foursquare Church will be sending a team to New Orleans and Mississippi from Oct. 19 to Nov. 2. Through Wal-Mart, the… Continue reading

Burn ban lifted in Clallam County

The Clallam County Fire Marshal's Office has lifted the burn ban effective midnight Tuesday. The decision, Fire Marshal Leon Smith said, was based on the… Continue reading

Clallam: Transit system to mark 25th year

Clallam Transit System will celebrate its 25th year of service with free fixed-route and Paratransit rides Oct. 10 through 15. In addition, the system will… Continue reading

Busy weekend ahead for our Peninsula

There's plenty to do on the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend. To help you plan, here are highlights of what's coming up: * Today through… Continue reading

National Park readies for winter with shorter hours, campground closures

Olympic National Park is getting ready for winter, as hours will be changed at its visitor and information centers, and campgrounds and roads will be… Continue reading

Roosevelt students slate spaghetti feed fundraiser for hurricane victims

PORT ANGELES -- Roosevelt Middle School seventh-grade teachers and students will hold a spaghetti feed fundraiser to assist hurricane relief efforts from 5 p.m. to… Continue reading

Views of Washington coast seafloor available online

The first live video broadcast from the undersea wonderland 200 miles off the Washington coast is available today. Dotted with spires that spew inky plumes… Continue reading

Caldwell holds seven-vote lead over McQuillen after new count

PORT TOWNSEND -- Jefferson County elections workers counted another 42 votes on Tuesday, which widened Port Townsend City Council candidate Patsy Caldwell's second-place lead in… Continue reading

Peninsula: College opens fall semester today

Today is the first day of fall quarter classes at Peninsula College. The school has campuses in Port Angeles at 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., and… Continue reading

Olympic National Park waives fees on Saturday

In celebration of National Public Lands Day, Olympic National Park will waive entrance fees for visitors on Saturday. Other park fees, including wilderness camping and… Continue reading

Quilcene Fair on tap for Saturday

QUILCENE -- A full day of events will center around the grounds of Quilcene School on Saturday for the Quilcene Fair and Parade. Events begin… Continue reading