Peninsula Daily News

“Your Right to Know” appears in paper today

"Your Right to Know,"' examining citizen access to state and local public records, appears as a series of articles in Section D today. It is… Continue reading

Sappho: Some equipment from Prowler wreckage recovered

U.S. Navy search and rescue officials have recovered some equipment from the wreckage of the EA-6B Prowler that crashed in a remote wilderness area six… Continue reading

Sappho: Navy orders plane crash area closed

SAPPHO -- U.S. Forest Service officials have closed Forest Service Road 2923 and the surrounding area as the U.S. Navy begins its investigation into Thursday's… Continue reading

Sequim: Magwire, Millet win all-league football honors

SEQUIM -- Judd Magwire and Mark Millet won top all-Nisqually League football honors for the Sequim Wolves. Both made the first team, Magwire on offense… Continue reading

Peninsula: PDN receives Blethen honors for reporting

The news staff of the has received a C.B. Blethen Memorial Award for Distinguished Newspaper Reporting. PDN reporters and photographers were cited for their weeklong… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Former Kmart complex sold

Philips Shopping Center, commonly known as the Kmart shopping center, has been sold to a Kent-based development company. BDG LLC paid $4.4 million to Delaware-based… Continue reading

Peninsula: Unemployment rises in Clallam, Jefferson counties

October unemployment figures for the North Olympic Peninsula remained lower than the same period last year despite the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. But while the… Continue reading

KPLY mill returns — and it’s smokeless

PORT ANGELES -- No more billows of steam from KPLY's towering smokestack? The plywood mill returned to full operation Monday after being down for a… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Coast Guard stops, boards ferry

The Coast Guard stopped and boarded the MV Coho about halfway through the ferry's 8:20 a.m. sailing to Victoria on Monday. Officials at the Coast… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Special dispatches from Japan

To readers of Ten Port Townsend High School students are visiting Ichikawa, Japan, which will officially become Port Townsend's sister city once documents are… Continue reading

Veterans Day ceremonies across the Peninsula

Brimming with a renewed sense of patriotism and respect for the military, North Olympic Peninsula residents are expected to turn out today to honor veterans… Continue reading

Clallam Bay: Interim prison superintendent appointed

Olympic Corrections Center Superintendent Sandra Morgan has been named interim superintendent of Clallam Bay Corrections Center. Carter has served as Olympic Corrections superintendent since 1998.… Continue reading

Peninsula: Do you get Monday off work?

Schools and government offices across the North Olympic Peninsula will be closed Monday to observe Sunday's Veterans Day holiday. Here's a summary of what's open… Continue reading

Peninsula: More ballots counted today

Election officials on the North Olympic Peninsula today will count mail-in and absentee ballots collected from polling sites on election night and those received in… Continue reading

Port Angeles: College students protest closed-door council session

PORT ANGELES - A closed-door session of the Peninsula College Associated Student Council upset nearly a dozen students Thursday, prompting a protest outside the student… Continue reading

Initiative 747 (property tax)

Unofficial returns by Wednesday evening. Ballot counting resumes on Friday. Statewide Yes 563,660 59.27% No 387,393 40.73% Initiative 773 (tobacco tax) Yes 614,312 64.62% No… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Filming for “The Ring” begins today

Filming of stock footage for the major motion picture "The Ring"' begins today at Fort Worden State Park. The Dreamworks SKG project still hasn't signed… Continue reading

Clallam: Healthy Families wins $25,000 grant

Healthy Families of Clallam County has received a $25,000 grant from a Seattle-based philanthropic organization, the agency announced Monday. The Medina Foundation grant -- the… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Murder trial delayed two months

Robert Froehlich will have his day in court two months later than originally scheduled. Froehlich, 29, faces a second-degree murder charge for the 1992 stabbing… Continue reading

Peninsula: Hot-race winners not known for days?

The hottest contests in Jefferson and Clallam counties are the City Council races in Port Townsend and Port Angeles, Clallam County auditor, Forks mayor and… Continue reading