Peninsula Daily News

See smoke? DNR burning slash on North Olympic Peninsula

The state Department of Natural Resources is burning slash on its lands on parts of the North Olympic Peninsula. DNR began burning in the Foothills… Continue reading

Peninsula Veterans Day ceremonies today

Veterans Day observances on the North Olympic Peninsula today: * The U.S. Coast Guard will host the region's largest ceremony at Group/Air Station Port Angeles… Continue reading

Sequim: Police baffled over who masked bandit might be

The man who robbed Hollywood Video in Sequim with a semiautomatic pistol remains at large as police continue to investigate. Police Sgt. Sean Madison on… Continue reading

Clallam: Final “big” budget tally today

About 5,000 more ballots from the Nov. 2 election will be counted by the Clallam County auditor today starting about 10 a.m. This will be… Continue reading

Shine: Hood Canal Bridge stuck open again; lane closed today

The aging Hood Canal Bridge drawspan stuck open for nearly an hour early Monday, blocking traffic in both directions until crews could get the floating… Continue reading

Divine K9s bring home the bacon

PORT TOWNSEND -- The Divine K9 Fabulous Fashion Show, held Saturday, raised $3,000 for a non-profit animal shelter in Quilcene. "We were overwhelmed at the… Continue reading

Spanning the medi-gap: other free clinics on the North Olympic Peninsula

In addition to PAARC, clinics that offer free medical services on the North Olympic Peninsula. * Port Townsend: Walk-in care is available from 7 p.m.… Continue reading

Port Townsend Proposition 1 gap narrows slightly in second tally, but still loses nearly 2-1

PORT TOWNSEND -- The gap narrowed slightly but not significantly enough to revive city Proposition 1, a second round of vote tallies showed Friday. With… Continue reading

Tallies today likely to firm 24th District legislative race

Today's second round of ballot counting is expected to confirm the winner of the tight 24th District legislative race between Republican Jim Buck and Democrat… Continue reading

Sports: Forks volleyball team inches closer to state tourney

WOODLAND -- The Forks Spartans volleyball team moved one step closer to state after taking one of two matches in Class 2A Southwest Washington District… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Scooter law approved

Motorized foot scooters and their riders will be subject to new laws under an ordinance approved by the Port Angeles City Council on Monday night.… Continue reading

Port Townsend dresses up, down for Halloween parade

PORT TOWNSEND -- Fairies and pirates, killer tomatoes and a big-footed gnome were among the hundreds of trick-or-treaters of all shapes and sizes who marched… Continue reading

Downtown Port Townsend trick or treating, other haunted happenings today

Kids across Jefferson County and the North Olympic Peninsula can celebrate Halloween today with trick-or-treating, scary stories, a parade and more. The festivities include trick… Continue reading

Ocean Shores man picked as Clallam Business Incubator’s first executive director

A business development consultant has been named executive director of the new Clallam Business Incubator. The incubator's board of directors unanimously selected John Herschelman as… Continue reading

Sekiu: Herb’s Motel sold to undisclosed buyer

SEKIU -- Herb's Motel, a popular hostelry for tourists and salmon anglers visiting the Clallam Bay-Sekiu area, has been sold by Herb and Sande Balch… Continue reading

Property tax payments due by Monday in Clallam, Jefferson counties

Property taxpayers in Clallam and Jefferson counties are getting a little bit of a break. No, taxes won"t cost less. But because the normal Oct.… Continue reading

Public can view Saturday ballot processing at Clallam County Courthouse

Pre-Election Day processing of Clallam County voter ballots is going slower than anticipated, prompting an unusual Saturday effort at the county courthouse in Port Angeles.… Continue reading

Seattle ferry’s sudden pullout seen as business boon to Carlsborg-based bus line

No longer can travelers from Seattle take a ferry to Victoria to receive a guaranteed flu shot. The Victoria Clipper ended the package deal Thursday… Continue reading

Port of Port Angeles commissioner undergoes double bypass surgery

Port of Port Angeles Commissioner Bill Hannan of Sequim is recovering at Providence Medical Center in Seattle following double bypass surgery on Monday. The surgery… Continue reading

Sports: Wolves end season on unhappy note

SEQUIM -- The Sequim Wolves ended their girls soccer season with a 2-1 loss to Klahowya in Nisqually League play on Tuesday. "I"m not happy,"… Continue reading