Peninsula Daily News

PA council won’t revisit fluoridation decision

The Port Angeles City Council refused a request Tuesday night from a half-dozen people to revisit its Feb. 18 decision to fluoridate the city's water… Continue reading

Peninsula unemployment soars

Clallam and Jefferson counties' unemployment rates rose dramatically during January compared with December's, Washington State Employment Security's monthly report shows. Clallam County closed January with… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Reward offered in arson case

A $500 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of anyone responsible for the Feb. 24 fire that destroyed a… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Graving yard receives city building permit

The state Department of Transportation's proposed graving yard has received a Port Angeles city building permit, clearing another of its many hurdles. The permit for… Continue reading

Port Townsend residents help open children’s center in Vietnam

Five Port Townsend residents helped open a $2.5 million rehabilitation center in a Vietnamese village on Friday. David Goldsmith, John and Donna Doney, Sally Gooding… Continue reading

The field of candidates to be the next superintendent of Sequim schools has been narrowed to five.

The five semifinalists are Dr. Donald Brannam, director of instruction and staff development in the Anacortes School District; Garn Christensen, superintendent of Chewelah School District;… Continue reading

Port Townsend loses sub-district game, but has another chance

EATONVILLE -- Port Townsend lost to Eatonville for the third time this season, but the Redskins may yet get another chance to knock off the… Continue reading

Who from the North Olympic Peninsula is in or en route to the Persian Gulf region? – The

is compiling the names of Jefferson and Clallam residents in the armed services -- active duty and reserve -- who are involved in the current… Continue reading

Port Angeles inaugurates downtown Mardi Gras festival Saturday

Mardi Gras is a time for letting loose free spirits before the onset of the Christian observation of Lent, a time of reflection and self-denial.… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Adult-oriented Mardi Gras party Saturday night

The Port Angeles Downtown Association's Mardi Gras festivities on Saturday afternoon stress family-oriented activities. Adults looking for more Mardi-zest in their pre-Lenten festivities will find… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Sounds of Brazilian Carnival at Fort Worden jazz concert

In New Orleans, it's Mardi Gras. In Rio de Janeiro, it's Carnival. In Port Townsend, the Brazilian Jazz sounds of Jovino Santos Neto Quintet will… Continue reading

Peninsula: Rep. Dicks receives Friend of Parks award

The National Parks Conservation Association in Washington, D.C., has given a Friend of the National Parks award to Rep. Norm Dicks, D-Bremerton. The group announced… Continue reading

Be sure to stop by the PDN booth at the Home Show in Port Angeles today

Nearly 180 exhibitors are on hand today, Sunday, at the Port Angeles High School gyms for the 21st annual Home Show presented by the Clallam… Continue reading

Sports: Port Angeles wrestler wins state title

TACOMA -- Port Angeles High School senior Julio Garcia made it look easy to be the best in the state. Garcia, throwing off the frustration… Continue reading

Be sure to stop by the PDN booth at the Home Show in Port Angeles this weekend

Nearly 180 exhibitors will be on hand Saturday and Sunday at the Port Angeles High School gym for the 21st annual Home Show presented by… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Missing woman search continues today

Port Angeles police and an FBI team will continue their search today for the remains of a woman who disappeared 33 years ago. The team… Continue reading

Hood Canal Bridge closed early Tuesday

Hood Canal Bridge will be closed to traffic for five hours early next Tuesday for maintenance. According to the state Department of Transportation, the bridge… Continue reading

Jefferson Transit considers policy on political ads on buses

Jefferson Transit Authority Board members are considering forming a policy on transit bus advertising. Previously, there hasn't been a policy in place, just a contract… Continue reading

Locke: Jettison WASL for social studies, art, health, phys ed

OLYMPIA -- Washington should junk plans to require tests in social studies, art, health and listening for high school graduation, Gov. Gary Locke said Monday.… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Fluoridation hearing tonight

Sides in the controversy to fluoridate the Port Angeles municipal water system will face off at a public hearing before the City Council tonight. The… Continue reading