Peninsula Daily News

Port Townsend: Fort Worden dining hall project starts this week

Ground breaking will take place Thursday at 11 a.m. for a new $6 million multipurpose dining hall at Fort Worden State Park. The dining hall,… Continue reading

Quilcene: Fire district imposes burn ban

Jefferson County Fire District No. 2 in Quilcene has instituted a burn ban. Under the ban, all outdoor burning except for recreational fires is suspended… Continue reading

Sequim: 2 injured when bluff collapses

SEQUIM -- A 39-year-old man was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle on Sunday afternoon after suffering possible injuries when a sand cliff collapsed… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Council to meet with fire commissioners over possible merger

The Port Townsend City Council will hold a workshop with Jefferson County Fire District No. 6 commissioners to explore the possibility of joint operations. Council… Continue reading

Clallam: Jimmycomelately Creek restoration work looms

BLYN -- Restoration of Jimmycomelately Creek is expected to get under way in the coming days and continue into November. Jamestown S"Klallam tribe, state Department… Continue reading

Port Angeles travels the Yellow Brick Road: “The Wizard of Oz” begins run next week

PORT ANGELES -- At last, you can follow the Yellow Brick Road on the North Olympic Peninsula. Curtain rises next weekend on Port Angeles Light… Continue reading

Blyn: Jimmycomelately Creek restoration excavation set to begin today

The Jimmycomelately Creek restoration project in Blyn begins the next stage today at 1 p.m. when excavation for the new and restored creek bed begins.… Continue reading

Results of Forks Old Fashioned 4th of July log show competition in Sunday PDN

More than 65 competitors and 300 spectators turned out Saturday for the annual Old Fashioned 4th of July log show at Tillicum Park. "That's down… Continue reading

Brinnon: Town’s liquor store back in business

The Brinnon Liquor Store reopened for business at a new location Wednesday, more than a month after the business was closed by the state Liquor… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Jazz legend’s death leaves big gap in Centrum festival

PORT TOWNSEND -- Ray Brown, a legendary jazz bassist who died Tuesday, was slated to perform in Centrum's Jazz Port Townsend festival later this month.… Continue reading

World Wide Web exclusive: Your schedule of North Olympic Peninsula activities for Independence Day

Fourth of July festivities kick off early Thursday morning with breakfast in Forks and a flag-raising ceremony in Port Townsend. In Port Angeles, festivities begin… Continue reading

Peninsula: Former lawmaker recovering from heart surgery

Former North Olympic Peninsula state Sen. Paul Conner, 76, may be sent home from Swedish Medical Center in Seattle as early as today. Conner entered… Continue reading

Port Angeles: North Olympic Peninsula Skills Center appoints director

A Spokane educator has been named director of the new North Olympic Peninsula Skills Center and Career/Technical Education. Clyde A. Rasmussen comes to the Port… Continue reading

Forks: Clallam charter review hearing tonight

West End residents will have a chance tonight to comment on proposed changes to Clallam County's home rule charter at a public hearing in Forks.… Continue reading

Port Angeles: “Welcoming workshop” today

Restaurant and business owners in Jefferson and Clallam counties are invited to attend --along with their employees -- tonight's workshop on "making more money with… Continue reading

Forks: City eliminates economic development position

Budget woes have prompted the city of Forks to restructure its economic development and eliminate one position, Mayor Nedra Reed announced Tuesday. Effective Monday, the… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Dancer injured during ballet performance

A dancer with the Pacific Northwest Ballet who was making her final U.S. performance before retiring suffered a broken foot during a show at Fort… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Man arrested after being turned away from Canada

A 31-year-old Forks man reportedly wanted in Alaska was arrested Sunday while returning to Port Angeles on the ferry MV Coho after being refused entry… Continue reading

Look back at the North Olympic Peninsula’s rich timber heritage in Sunday’s PDN

Gettysburg, Port Crescent, Port Discovery, Twin. To most of us, they're just names on recreational maps. But in the late 1800s and early 1900s, they… Continue reading

Olympic National Park admissions free for today, June 23

People can visit Olympic National Park and other national parks for free today. The $15-per-vehicle entrance fees were waived for Saturday and today as part… Continue reading