Peninsula Daily News

What North Olympic Peninsula people are saying on possibility of war in Iraq

"God bless our troops."' North Olympic Peninsula residents appear to be solidly behind U.S. troops serving in the Persian Gulf region. There's a far greater… Continue reading

Peninsula: Forks auction reaches $69,000 mark

FORKS -- The Quillayute Valley Scholarship Auction at Bank of America hit $69,000 Sunday night after 880 items were auctioned off over a busy weekend.… Continue reading

Sports: Port Townsend, Chimacum have state playoff hopes dashed

YAKIMA -- Port Townsend and Chimacum were eliminated Thursday from the 2A state basketball tournament at the SunDome. Both teams lost loser-out games in the… Continue reading

Late sports result: Chelan 59, Port Townsend 38

The Port Townsend High School girls basketball team fell 59-38 to second-ranked Chelan late Wednesday in a first-round game at the state 2A tournament in… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Ferry schedule altered

Low tides and ebb currents have forced the cancellation of several ferry sailings between Port Townsend and Keystone this week. Washington State Ferries will cancel… Continue reading

Sports: Chimacum boys lose first round game in state tourney, play again today

YAKIMA -- The Chimacum High School boys basketball team incurred a 70-42 loss to top-ranked Nooksack Valley on Wednesday in the first round of the… Continue reading

Case pending against protester who staged sit-in at Navy base

The Port Townsend war protester who put herself up for arrest after a sit-in at the entrance to the Indian Island Navy base Monday has… Continue reading

Power out in Joyce, lake areas

An outage interrupted a basketball game and left about 1,000 customers west of Port Angeles without power for up to three hours Tuesday. The outage… Continue reading

Sports: Port Townsend, Chimacum enter state tournament play today

Both Port Townsend and Chimacum have their work cut out for them in the state 2A basketball tournament that starts today at the Yakima SunDome.… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Officials fill vacancy on ethics board

Bill Medlicott has been selected to fill the final seat on the Port Townsend city ethics board investigating a complaint against Councilwoman Freida Fenn. He… Continue reading

Sequim: Panel will explore possible “bubble fishery”” at John Wayne Marina

SEQUIM -- The John Wayne Marina Advisory Committee will study creation of a salmon "bubble fishery"' at the marina. Committee members had originally proposed the… Continue reading

Sequim: Schools superintendent finalists to visit this week

The three finalists to be Sequim's next schools superintendent are visiting the city today, Wednesday and Thursday. The public will have a chance to meet… Continue reading

Clallam: 17 crashes linked to foul weather

The Washington State Patrol responded to 17 weather-related vehicular crashes Saturday and Saturday night, but only two minor injuries were reported around Clallam County. Washington… Continue reading

Clallam: Survivor in fatal crash in serious condtion

A Beaver woman remained in serious condition Sunday following a head-on car crash late Friday night that killed two others on U.S. Highway 101 at… Continue reading

Peninsula: Blizzard-like winds, snow slam Hurricane Ridge

Blizzard conditions, extreme avalanche danger and nine-foot snowdrifts at the Hurricane Ridge lodge parking lot closed Hurricane Ridge Road all day Sunday. It was unknown… Continue reading

Port Townsend girls going to state

UNIVERSITY PLACE -- The Port Townsend High School girls basketball team will be going to state after its 46-31 victory over Steilacoom on Saturday night… Continue reading

Patriarch and civic leader Howard Ruddell dies at 90

Howard B. Ruddell, longtime Port Angeles auto dealer and civic leader, is dead at age 90. Please click on Obituaries at left for the full… Continue reading

Port Ludlow’s secret is out

Port Ludlow is one of the best neighborhoods in American for retirees, says Where to Retire, a 200,000-circulation national magazine for retirees. It profiles Port… Continue reading

Jefferson PUD offers loan of water meters

Jefferson County can save more than $38,250 on its water meter reading plans for Marrowstone Island if it accepts a utility district proposal. Jefferson County… Continue reading

Sports: State playoff action

SPOKANE -- Tyler Henley scored 25 points and Scott Patten added 20 to carry seventh-ranked St. George's to a 64-50 victory over fifth-ranked Clallam Bay… Continue reading