Peninsula Daily News

Port Townsend: Fort Worden centennial activities

Anniversary Days kick off the centennial celebration at Fort Worden and is one of four festivals in 2002 that will honor the rich history and… Continue reading

Quilcene: Firefighter’s condition improving

QUILCENE -- A volunteer firefighter seriously injured in a head-on crash that killed a local teen-ager Tuesday is apparently improving at Harborview Medical Center in… Continue reading

Sequim: Here’s your schedule of Sequim Irrigation Festival events

SEQUIM -- The 107th edition of the Sequim Irrigation Festival, the state's oldest continuing festival, begins today. The festival was started May 1, 1896, when… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Trial of accused deputy killer may be delayed beyond September

The trial of a man accused of killing a Clallam County sheriff's deputy may be delayed from its scheduled Sept. 3 starting date. A Western… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Ex-Thomas Oil cleanup bids rejected

Port Townsend city officials have rejected bids for the cleanup of Northwest Maritime Center property formerly owned by Thomas Oil. An error discovered during bid… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Business establishments in Coast Guard complaint visited by chamber official

PORT ANGELES -- Local eating and retail establishments named in a Coast Guard report on racism incidents have responded "with attention and deep concern,"' says… Continue reading

Shine: Bridge guardrail repair project to restrict lanes Wednesday

Additional repairs to Hood Canal Bridge guardrails will require lane restrictions on the bridge Wednesday, the state Department of Transportation says. Motorists should expect traffic… Continue reading

Breaking news: Shooting outside Quilcene motel leaves man dead, another hospitalized

One person was killed Sunday after gunfire erupted at the Maple Grove Motel in Quilcene about 7 p.m. Jefferson County sheriff's deputies confirmed the death… Continue reading

Port Angeles: More hearings Tuesday on utility fee to handle storm water

PORT ANGELES -- More public meetings will be held Tuesday on plans for a new utility fee -- $6 to $8 a month for most… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Stage 4 water emergency continues

An extreme water emergency remains in effect today in the city of Port Angeles. City officials expect it to be lifted Tuesday morning after a… Continue reading

LaPush: Tribal center opens Saturday

The Quileute tribe will celebrate the grand opening of a new community center with a traditional totem pole raising and other cultural celebrations in LaPush… Continue reading

Port Angeles: “Jazz in the Olympics” holds early-bird dances tonight

The eighth annual Jazz in the Olympics festival kicks off tonight in Port Angeles. "Early bird"' dances will be held at the Red Lion Hotel,… Continue reading

Forks: Quillayute Valley schools to lay off nine teachers

Quillayute Valley School District Superintendent Frank Walter confirmed late Tuesday that the district will lay off nine certified teachers in an effort to balance the… Continue reading

Port Angeles: City considers new tax to pay for stormwater system

PORT ANGELES -- The city may impose a new tax -- $6 to $8 a month for most residential homeowners to $276 a month for… Continue reading

Jefferson: Property tax payments due by April 30

Jefferson County property owners have one more week to pay their taxes. Payments, due April 30, can be mailed to P.O. Box 571, Port Townsend,… Continue reading

Peninsula: Gas prices generally parallel national averages

Gasoline prices on the North Olympic Peninsula over the weekend appeared to be near the national average. An informal survey of prices across the Peninsula… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Roughriders look like Mariners, come from behind to win

ANACORTES -- Port Angeles High School hit seven home runs in three games to improve to 8-0 in Narrows League baseball action and 11-1 overall… Continue reading

Peninsula: Boy Scout camporee set for today, Saturday at Fort Worden

Fort Worden State Park in Port Townsend will host the Boy Scouts" Spring Camporee today and Saturday. Fifteen troops -- 175 scouts -- from Clallam… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Next week’s Jazz in the Olympics festival previewed in Peninsula Spotlight

The Jazz in the Olympics Society will sponsor the Jazz in the Olympics Festival in Port Angeles April 26 through April 28. Nine bands will… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Hood Canal Bridge session set for Friday

Plans to close Hood Canal Bridge in 2006 will be addressed during a meeting in Port Townsend on Friday. The Peninsula Regional Transportation Policy Organization… Continue reading