Peninsula Daily News

Clallam: Highway 101 carnage spurs safety corridor project; kickoff Wednesday

A crushed car, destroyed in a fiery street racing crash. A parade of law enforcement vehicles. A Christmas tree bearing the names of those who… Continue reading

North Olympic Peninsula’s two-county hand recount nets two more votes for Gregoire

Clallam County's hand recount of ballots for governor gave Democrat Christine Gregoire four more votes -- and also added four more for Republican Dino Rossi.… Continue reading

Sequim: City budget approved

SEQUIM -- The City Council formally adopted its 2005 spending budget at its Wednesday morning study session. The $14.87 million budget was approved by a… Continue reading

A note to our readers and advertisers

A major mechanical malfunction on our press caused our editions to be late for delivery today. We are making every effort to correct the problem… Continue reading

Aqua Express starts Kingston-Seattle service Jan. 18

KINGSTON -- Aqua Express will start its new passenger-only ferry service between Kingston and Seattle on Tuesday, Jan. 18. Aqua Express General Manager Brian Grantham… Continue reading

Fire razes house south of Forks

Fire destroyed the West Jefferson County home of a man who loaded up and lighted his wood stove near Forks, left it to visit Port… Continue reading

Human remains due to be raised from Lake Crescent watery grave today

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK -- Divers hope to bring to the surface of Lake Crescent today human remains that could be those of a couple who… Continue reading

Forks Festival of Trees

FORKS -- The 10th annual Festival of Trees -- "A Story Book Christmas"' -- will be held at Bank of America, 481 Forks Ave., today.… Continue reading

“Then I heard a POW”

A carrier for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer first spotted Thursday morning's fire and called 9-1-1. Simultaneously, some of the residents of Admiralty Condominiums in Port Ludlow… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Where to take that old phone book

New Dex Media Inc. phone books distributed for Qwest are arriving in Clallam County this week, and the Nippon Paper Industries USA Co. Ltd. mill… Continue reading

Your guide to North Olympic Peninsula holiday activities this weekend

The holiday season continues to arrive in communities across the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend. An array of free public events -- including a tree… Continue reading

Two Peninsula healthcare agencies share in big settlement

Two North Olympic Peninsula agencies are sharing in a $695,000 settlement between the state Attorney General's Office and Medco Health Solutions Inc. The PAARC Clinic,… Continue reading

West End: Forks graduate named superintendent of Coronado National Memorial

A 1985 graduate of Forks High School has been selected by the National Park Service to be superintendent of Coronado National Memorial in Hereford, Ariz.… Continue reading

Port Angeles congregation finds a new home

PORT ANGELES -- A congregation barred from holding church services in a former clothing store is looking for new quarters. Pastor Mark Weatherford said Eastern… Continue reading

Sports: Peninsula College women capture third in tourney

OREGON CITY, Ore. -- The Peninsula College women's basketball team captured third place at the Clackamas Community College Tournament on Sunday. The Pirates, 2-1 on… Continue reading

“Small Town Christmas” theme of Festival of Trees in Port Angeles today through Sunday

PORT ANGELES -- The Festival of Trees sponsored by the Port Angeles Exchange Club and the Olympic Medical Foundation kicks off with the theme of… Continue reading

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas across the North Olympic Peninsula

Downtown events this weekend and next ring in yuletide cheer in business districts in Port Angeles, Sequim, Port Townsend and Forks. Among the participants will… Continue reading

2004 Peninsula Home Fund debuts, helps Jefferson, Clallam residents

A grandmother caring for two small children received help with her utility bills. An out-of-work logger got money to obtain prescribed medicine. A fourth-grade student… Continue reading

Street, sidewalk projects approved for Forks, Port Angeles, Port Townsend

Four road and sidewalk projects across the North Olympic Peninsula have received grant funding from the state Transportation Improvement Board. A total of $564,000 was… Continue reading

Port Angeles: $1 million federal appropriation virtually assures Gateway Center project

PORT ANGELES -- An unexpected million-dollar infusion of cash guarantees construction of a downtown transportation project and save city taxpayers money, a key project proponent… Continue reading