Peninsula Daily News

Forks: School district receives grant

Quillayute Valley School District in Forks has been awarded a three-year, $359,085 grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The grant will provide adult mentors… Continue reading

Space flight scheduled today may dash Forks rocketeers’ hopes for $10 million prize

SpaceShipOne is one flight away from clinching the Ansari X Prize, a $10 million award for the first privately developed manned rocket to reach space… Continue reading

Agnew: Two-hour standoff with law-enforcers ends peacefully

AGNEW -- A 25-year-old man was arrested Friday night after a standoff between the man and law enforcement officers lasted more than two hours. Kenneth… Continue reading

Port Angeles: “B.C. bud” seized in truck coming off ferry

Law enforcement agents have seized another large stash of "B.C. bud"' marijuana -- this time from a delivery truck entering Port Angeles aboard the MV… Continue reading

Close to Hollywood

THE SPACE TRANSPORT Corp. team was in Southern California Wednesday not only to witness the flight of a rival spacecraft for the $10 million X… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Laurie Allyn in “Paradise”

"PARADISE"' WAS ORIGINALLY recorded in two session in October 1957 by Mode Records. It consists of 11 jazz ballads and one Broadway tune, all arranged… Continue reading

Hood Canal Bridge lane restriction Wednesday

The Hood Canal Bridge will be reduced to one lane controlled by flaggers for much of the day Wednesday so work crews can inspect lights… Continue reading

Lights on for safety, Clallam sheriff tells his troops

The Clallam County Sheriff's Department is turning on the headlights of its patrol cars for better highway safety. Sheriff Joe Martin said he has asked… Continue reading

Alaska: No sign of missing plane with Gardiner man aboard

SITKA, Alaska -- There still is no trace of a missing floatplane as the search for it and its five occupants -- including a North… Continue reading

It’s showtime: New Olympic National Park film ready for viewing

PORT ANGELES -- A new 25-minute film about Olympic National Park is now showing at the park's visitor center, 3002 Mount Angeles Road. The film,… Continue reading

Peninsula: Above-average primary turnouts noted as election is certified

Jefferson County residents apparently shook off issues with the multiple-ballot primary election and soared voter turnout to nearly 57 percent. More than half of Clallam… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Coast Guard Group’s jurisdiction extended to all of saltwater border with Canada, San Juans

An expansion of Coast Guard Group Port Angeles' jurisdiction to where the Canadian border meets the land, announced earlier this year, becomes official next Friday.… Continue reading

Forum in Clallam tonight

A public forum on the pros and cons of four ballot measures in the Nov. 2 election will be held tonight. It begins at 7… Continue reading

The sound of silence in Port Townsend

If you were waiting for the loud siren that was supposed to sound Wednesday morning at the Port of Port Townsend Boat Haven, there's nothing… Continue reading

West End: $3.7 million federal grant for Hoh River corridor

The federal Department of the Interior has approved a $3.7 million grant to purchase more than 1,700 acres of private land along the Hoh River… Continue reading

Clallam: “Driving 101” to emphasize the basics of highway safety on U.S. 101

PORT ANGELES -- The project designed to increase awareness along a collision-prone stretch of U.S. Highway 101 in Clallam County appears to have a name.… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Emergency siren to be tested at 11 a.m. today

Sleeping late this morning might be impossible because of a test of all hazardous alert broadcast systems, including the loud warning siren at the Port… Continue reading

Tapping the Elwha-Dungeness plan

Recommendations from the Elwha-Dungeness Watershed Plan: * Emphasize water conservation. * Protect in-stream flows for fish habitat. * Continue irrigation water management. * Encourage new… Continue reading

Clallam: New tallies shortens margin of fire district levy victory

New tallies taken Monday show an increasingly narrow margin of victory for a maintenance and operations levy sought by Clallam County Fire District No. 3.… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Watershed plan meeting today

An open house on the Elwha-Dungeness Watershed Plan will be held in Room 160 of the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles,… Continue reading