Peninsula Daily News

Drought meeting tonight

PORT ANGELES -- A meeting to discuss the drought in Washington and what's being done about it -- both on the North Olympic Peninsula and… Continue reading

Drought presentation coming to Port Angeles on Tuesday

A meeting to discuss the drought in Washington and what's being done about it -- both on the North Olympic Peninsula and statewide -- will… Continue reading

Where to comment on Makah whaling request

Here are times, dates and locations for the scoping meetings, plus instructions for written comments: * 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, Makah… Continue reading

Lower Elwha schedule thank-you dinner

The Lower Elwha Klallam tribe will thank people who contributed time, money or supplies to the 2005 Tribal Canoe Journey at a dinner at 6:30… Continue reading

October hearings set on Makah request to resume whaling

NEAH BAY -- The public process on the Makah tribe's request to resume whaling will start in October with hearings in Neah Bay, Port Angeles… Continue reading

You”ve got a date at 8 — Hood Canal Bridge closes tonight

SHINE -- Travelers wanting to cross Hood Canal Bridge have a deadline -- 8 o"clock tonight. Otherwise, you'll have to drive around, take a ferry… Continue reading

Peninsula weekend activities include dance opera, play

THERE's PLENTY TO DO on the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend, and the PDN has two features today to guide your activities. From concerts to… Continue reading

Port Townsend ferry cancellations due to tides

The year's final round of tidal interruptions to Port Townsend-Keystone ferry service continues through this weekend. Scheduled runs from Port Townsend at 6:30 a.m. and… Continue reading

Big Fine Daddies to rock the Port Townsend dock tonight

The Big Fine Daddies will rock the Port Townsend waterfront tonight, another in a series of free summer Concerts on the Dock. The Big Fine… Continue reading

Jefferson County considering next move in training center controversy

PORT TOWNSEND - Jefferson County officials are huddling with legal counsel and the outcome of those meetings could determine the future of a Discovery Bay-based… Continue reading

Port Townsend man arrested naked aboard boat in Sequim Bay

SEQUIM -- A Port Townsend man was taken into custody by Sequim police Tuesday afternoon after a Coast Guard helicopter crew found him standing on… Continue reading

Unemployment drops in Jefferson County, stays even in Clallam

Jefferson County's unemployment rate dropped below 5 percent last month, the state Employment Security Department reported Wednesday. That compares with 5.2 percent joblessness in June… Continue reading

Port Townsend-Seattle foot ferry successful even when bridge is open

PORT TOWNSEND -- The state ought to close the Hood Canal Bridge more often, say foot-ferry passengers who rode to Seattle on Sunday -- even… Continue reading

High-tech circa 1900: Heritage Festival continues today

PORT ANGELES -- The fourth annual Port Angeles Heritage Weekend will continue through 4 p.m. today, offering visions of technologies past. The festival, which aims… Continue reading

History comes alive at Jefferson County Fair

PORT TOWNSEND -- Mountain men and Sacagawea walked the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, dotted with teepees and lodges, as the fair opened Friday, drawing large crowds.… Continue reading

Other Peninsula weekend activities includes fair

In addition to the Port Angeles Heritage Weekend and the huffing and puffing of the Northwest Steam Society's 27 small steam boats, there's a variety… Continue reading

Delta Rays rock PT waterfront Thursday night

PORT TOWNSEND -- The Delta Rays will rock the downtown Port Townsend waterfront on Thursday night. This is another in a series of free Concerts… Continue reading

Stardust Orchestra in free concert in Port Angeles

The PDN co-sponsors the free summer Concert on the Pier at Port Angeles City Pier. The Port Angeles outdoor concerts are from 6 p.m. to… Continue reading

Farmers market issue before Planning Commission on Wednesday

The downtown Port Angeles Farmers Market and its impact on downtown businesses will be discussed by the city Planning Commission in the City Council chambers… Continue reading

Presumed suicide attempt turns into a rat race

This one is for the skin-crawling, hitch-hiking rodent files. Jefferson County sheriff's deputies were dispatched Saturday morning to stop what was believed to a suicide… Continue reading