Peninsula Daily News

Port Ludlow: Village Council appointee sought

The Port Ludlow Village Council will name a new member to the nongovernmental board when it meets next week. A new member is being sought… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Taste of PT is tonight

Eleven restaurants are opening up their doors to hungry Taste of Port Townsend eaters tonight. People who didn't buy tickets yet can do so today… Continue reading

Clallam: Commissioners firm county employee policy on military call-ups

Clallam County commissioners have approved a policy establishing medical benefit criteria for employees called up for active military service. Commissioners voted 2-0 Tuesday to approve… Continue reading

Mystery Bay: Winds blow away small fuel spill

Strong winds dissipated a small fuel spill Tuesday on Mystery Bay before the cause could be investigated. Jefferson County Fire District No. 1 (Chimacum) firefighters… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Opening arguments due today in big drug trial

Attorneys are expected to present their opening arguments today in Clallam County Superior Court in Port Angeles in the trial of Douglas Eugene Baker, 50,… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Errors costly for Redskins

PORT TOWNSEND -- Mistakes cost the youthful Port Townsend Redskins dearly in a Nisqually League baseball game against North Mason on Monday. The Bulldogs, a… Continue reading

Icebreaker to stop in Port Angeles after trip to Antarctica

The Coast Guard icebreaker Healy is scheduled to make a brief stop in Port Angeles today on its return from a three-month emergency deployment to… Continue reading

The motorcyclist involved in a Chimacum crash Tuesday morning has died.

Joshua S. Jones, 26, of Kingston was pronounced dead at 3:34 p.m. Wednesday at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, a nursing supervisor said. Jones, who… Continue reading

Building purchase paves way for Forks business incubator

FORKS -- CenturyTel will sell a 6,000-square-foot office building to the city, with the assistance of Clallam County and the Clallam County Economic Development Council.… Continue reading

Peninsula: Unemployment rates fall

Clallam and Jefferson countie's unemployment rates fell slightly during February compared with the same month last year, the monthly state unemployment report shows. The Washington… Continue reading

Daishowa, Nippon officially merge Tuesday

PORT ANGELES -- Daishowa America Co. Ltd.'s parent company will officially become part Nippon Industries Co. Ltd. on Tuesday. But the merger between Daishowa Paper… Continue reading

Sports: Baseball results

PORT ANGELES -- The Port Angeles High School baseball team gave up only one hit en route to a 9-0 shutout of Mount Tahoma in… Continue reading

West End: Forum set on Healthy Forests Initiative

FORKS -- The Healthy Forests Initiative will be the topic of the next public forum at Olympic Natural Resources Center. The forum is scheduled for… Continue reading

Five to receive Clallam service awards

Five "local heroes"' will be honored today (Friday) with the Clallam County Community Service Award for 2003. The recipients are: * Patty Hannah, executive director… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Accused bank robber goes to court

Benjamin Michael Arredondo, 38, accused of robbing the downtown Port Angeles Bank of America, made his first appearance in Clallam County Superior Court Thursday afternoon… Continue reading

West End: Children to publish own books

Elementary school children in Forks, Neah Bay and LaPush will have the opportunity to write and publish books this week. Undergraduate students from the University… Continue reading

Peninsula: Soldiers to be honored by blue star posters

PORT ANGELES -- The American Legion chapter here is reviving the World War II custom of displaying a blue star in the window of a… Continue reading

West End: Driver hurt when tree crashes into car

A Puyallup man was listed in serious condition Sunday at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after a tree fell and struck the car he was… Continue reading

Peninsula’s congressman backs president’s call for war on Iraq

Differing with the Democratic Party leadership, U.S. Rep. Norm Dicks says he supports President Bush's decision to attack Iraq without the United Nations' full approval.… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Ferry runs canceled

Low tides are prompting Washington State Ferries officials to cancel ferry sailings between Port Townsend and Keystone over the next four days. Ferries officials have… Continue reading