Peninsula Daily News

Peninsula: Jobless rate declines during September

The unemployment rate improved in Clallam and Jefferson counties during September Figures released Tuesday by the state Employment Security Department show Clallam County unemployment declined… Continue reading

Clallam: Countywide burn ban lifted

A burn ban in effect throughout Clallam County since August has been lifted, thanks to enough rain and the return of cool weather. Jerry Hight,… Continue reading

Clallam: Smelly situation when fertilizer truck overturns

Authorities dealt with a smelly situation Monday after a semi truck-tanker filled with fertilizer rolled over in the Dungeness Valley. Towne Road just north of… Continue reading

Peninsula: Bills to assist border agents pass quickly through House

New anti-terrorism legislation will triple the number of Border Patrol agents and Customs inspectors along the Washington-Canadian border. A bill passed by the U.S. House… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Third annexation outreach meeting on Thursday

PORT ANGELES -- City officials on Thursday will hold the third of seven meetings to answer annexation questions. The meeting is 7 p.m. to 9… Continue reading

Sequim: Sculpture lighting destroyed by vandals

SEQUIM -- Vandals destroyed three yard lights in Carrie Blake Park on Friday night or Saturday morning, police said. The lights illuminated the "Sunlight and… Continue reading

Preps: PA girls soccer teams beats Central Kitsap

PORT ANGELES -- Port Angeles beat Central Kitsap 6-2 on Thursday to even its Narrows League girls soccer record at 4-4-0. Full prep sports results… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Voluntary water conservation working, city says

Voluntary water conservation measures since mid-September have reduced Port Angeles" city water usage by 600,000 gallons per day, according to Public Works Director Glenn Cutler.… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Convicted murderer due to be sentenced this morning

Convicted killer Robert Stoner, 54, of Quilcene is scheduled to be sentenced at 9 a.m. today by Jefferson County Superior Court Judge Tom Majhan in… Continue reading

Forks: Chamber begins series of candidate forums today

Clallam County auditor candidates Cathleen McKeown and Andy Peake will begin a weekly series today of Forks Chamber of Commerce forums involving the Nov. 6… Continue reading

Port Angeles wins double-dual swim meet vs. Sequim, Port Townsend

Port Angeles defeated both Sequim and Port Townsend in a double-dual girls swim meet Tuesday at the Sequim Aquatic Recreation Center. The Roughriders won 122-64… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Horizon Air to fortify cockpit doors on its planes

Horizon Air will reinforce cockpit doors on its entire fleet to comply with new federal regulations in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks,… Continue reading

North Olympic Peninsula authorities, Coast Guard remain on alert as U.S., Britain launch retaliatory strike

North Olympic Peninsula law-enforcement units and the Coast Guard remained on alert Sunday as the U.S. and Britain began military strikes on Sunday said they… Continue reading

Port Angeles: K Ply back in operation again

K Ply plywood mill in Port Angeles began operations again Sunday evening after shutting down for about a week because of a lack of product… Continue reading

Khrushchev son is NOT a chip off the old Soviet bloc

Sergei Khrushchev, son of former Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev, will speak to audiences tonight, Oct. 5, on the theme, "U.S. and Russia, Then and Now.… Continue reading

Port Angeles: 10,000 more flower bulbs to be planted along U.S. 101 this weekend

PORT ANGELES -- Forty-five thousand blooming flower bulbs weren't enough last spring, so 10,000 more will be planted by a Rotary club this weekend along… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Hearing for accused deputy killer delayed

Clallam County Superior Court Judge George L. Wood has postponed the omnibus hearing for a 54-year-old Port Angeles man accused of killing a sheriff's deputy… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Youths, pro-police foes face off across U.S. Highway 101

Port Angeles police monitored about 40 protesters on both sides of Lincoln Street near the Clallam County Courthouse Wednesday night. A group of mostly teen-agers… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Council candidates at forum today

Candidates for Port Townsend City Council participate in a two-hour forum at noon today at the Point Hudson Pavilion, hosted by the Economic Development Council… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Council approves 19.6 percent electricity rate hike

The Port Angeles City Council approved an average 19.6 percent electricity rate increase Tuesday night. The vote was 5-1 with Cathleen McKeown voting no. Councilwoman… Continue reading