Peninsula Daily News

Shine: Pickup pulling trailer jackknifes, traps driver

A pickup truck pulling a travel trailer flipped Sunday about five miles west of the Hood Canal Bridge, trapping the driver and tying up traffic… Continue reading

Forks: Rubicon rocket launch planned for Sunday

Space Transport Corp. aerospace engineers on Thursday successfully tested the control thrusters that will steer their Rubicon rocket during launch, now planned for Sunday afternoon… Continue reading

Olympic Medical Center agrees to contract with tribe for OB/GYN services in Sequim to avert potential ‘catastrophe’

Olympic Medical Center will provide gynecological and obstetric services through the Jamestown S"Klallam tribe, averting "a catastrophe," hospital commission chairman Dr. Jorgen Quistgaard said Wednesday.… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Council to discuss fluoride again today

The Port Angeles City Council is scheduled to meet today to deliberate on whether environmental studies are needed before following through with a 2003 vote… Continue reading

Joyce: Manufactured home gutted by fire; family homeless

JOYCE -- A fire that gutted a Shire Lane manufactured home Sunday afternoon left a family of five homeless. The family found their home engulfed… Continue reading

Lake Crescent: Fire above Lake Crescent contained

A fire in steep state Department of Natural Resources terrain north of Lake Crescent was contained at 15 acres Sunday afternoon. "We do have a… Continue reading

Fire burns above Lake Crescent; no buildings in danger

JOYCE -- Smoke billowed above Lake Crescent and east toward Port Angeles on Saturday evening as a forest fire burned on a slope north of… Continue reading

Forks: Rubicon launch a week away

FORKS -- The aerospace engineers with Forks-based Space Transport Corp. now plan to launch their 23-foot rocket for the first time next weekend. Eric Meier,… Continue reading

Sports: Port Angeles girls commit 4 errors in 6-1 World Series loss

ABBEVILLE, La. -- It might have been first-round jitters, or it could have been the 100 degree heat and 100 percent humidity. Whatever it was,… Continue reading

Forks: Rocket launch postponed to next week

Two aerospace engineers with Forks-based Space Transport Corp. have delayed plans to launch their 23-foot Rubicon rocket from private property at Queets until early next… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Drunken driver delays ferry

PORT TOWNSEND -- The 5:15 p.m. ferry to Keystone was delayed for about 45 minutes Wednesday as Port Townsend police investigated a possibly drunken driver… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Ferry tide cancellations planned

Low tides will force the cancellation of numerous Port Townsend-Keystone ferry trips through Monday. Today: The 6:30 and 8 a.m. sailings from Port Townsend will… Continue reading

Pullers cross Strait of Juan de Fuca safely

About 22 canoes participating in the 2004 Paddle Journey left Port Angeles at 5 a.m. Thursday and arrived in Esquimalt, British Columbia, safely before noon.… Continue reading

Clallam: Buck opponent files candidacy; three-way race for sheriff

Democrat Kevin Van De Wege of Sequim made it official by filing to run against incumbent 24th District state Rep. Jim Buck, R-Joyce. Van De… Continue reading

Music tonight on the PT waterfront

PORT TOWNSEND -- The sounds of the bayou will resonate from the Quincy Street Dock tonight. Bayou Boogie hosts an all-ages Louisiana-style country Cajun street… Continue reading

Clallam: Incumbents file early for fall elections

All incumbents seeking to keep their elected jobs filed at the Clallam County election center Monday during the first day of candidate filing week. In… Continue reading

Paddle Journey lands on Port Angeles beach today

Lower Elwha Klallam tribal officials host the Paddle Journey canoe landing at Hollywood Beach in Port Angeles today. Lower Elwha canoe skipper Phil Charles said… Continue reading

Tasers coming to Jefferson County soon

Neither the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office nor the Port Townsend Police Department is currently using Tasers, but deputies and officers will soon have them available.… Continue reading

Best ways to see canoes in Jamestown, Port Angeles

Where you can view Paddle Journey landings today and Tuesday: Jamestown Beach Today's landing hosted by the Jamestown S'Klallam tribe will occur on tribal member… Continue reading

Official candidate filing begins today

Filing begins today for Clallam and Jefferson candidates seeking election in the fall. Up for election in Clallam County are the District 2 county commissioner… Continue reading