Peninsula Daily News

West End: Trail to Shi Shi Beach closed until next month

NEAH BAY -- Access to Shi Shi Beach through the Makah Reservation remains officially closed until completion of trail construction. The Makah Tribal Council is… Continue reading

Forks: Man injured in off-road crash released from hospital

A Forks man hospitalized in an all-terrain vehicle crash June 8 has been released, a spokesperson at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle said Sunday afternoon.… Continue reading

Port Angeles: WWII warbirds arrive today

Two restored World War II bombers will be available for tours and flights at William R. Fairchild International Airport today, Tuesday and Wednesday. The Boeing… Continue reading

Quilcene official fined

Craig Richbourg, who chairs the Quilcene School Board, also failed to submit his financial disclosure form on time. Richbourg eventually filed the report and paid… Continue reading

Clallam County Drug Court wins two grants

PORT ANGELES -- Clallam County's drug court, which promotes rehabilitation over incarceration for drug users, has been awarded two grants totaling $129,750. The grants were… Continue reading

Sports: Inaugural marathon Sunday

PORT ANGELES -- The North Olympic Peninsula's first marathon is set to start in two days. The first-ever North Olympic Discovery Marathon, an official 26.2-miles… Continue reading

Chimacum graduation tonight, then Port Angeles, Sequim on Friday and Crescent, Neah Bay and Quilcene on Saturday

Chimacum High School officials will bid farewell to about 87 seniors tonight. The graduation ceremony will begin at 6 p.m. at McCurdy Pavilion at Fort… Continue reading

Sports: Peninsula College names soccer coach

PORT ANGELES -- Andrew Chapman of Spokane is the new Peninsula College men's head soccer coach. Chapman is a graduate of Eastern Washington University with… Continue reading


PORT TOWNSEND -- Laurie Medlicott has become the first person to announce her candidacy for City Council. Medlicott, 58, is a former nurse who said… Continue reading

Port Angeles: U.S. 101 grinding now set for Wednesday night

The one night of U.S. 101 pavement grinding on Lincoln Street was rescheduled to Wednesday, said Rick Rodlend, field supervisor for the state Department of… Continue reading

Quilcene: School Board wants North Kitsap principal as new superintendent

Quilcene School Board members decided Monday night to hire David Andersen, principal of North Kitsap High School, as the next superintendent of schools. The Quilcene… Continue reading

Port Angeles: U.S. 101 paving project begins today

The summer's second paving project along U.S. Highway 101 in Port Angeles begins today and will include at least one night of pavement grinding along… Continue reading

West End: Forks off-road vehicle crashes injure 5

Four people were injured early Sunday when the quad-runner motorcycles they were riding near Forks tumbled over an embankment, the Clallam County Sheriff's Department reported.… Continue reading

Blyn: Toughman competition brings out the heart in some Peninsula residents

BLYN -- Are you tough enough? For 35 contestants in this weekend's Toughman World Championship Series competition at 7 Cedars Casino, finding out just how… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Relay for Life tonight

Hundreds of people are expected to walk around the track at Port Angeles High School tonight in the 15th annual 24-hour Relay for Life. Beginning… Continue reading

Chimacum: Kettle Falls educator selected as superintendent

CHIMACUM -- The schools chief of Kettle Falls will become the new superintendent of the Chimacum School District, the School Board decided Wednesday night. Blair,… Continue reading

Sequim: School principal appointed

SEQUIM -- School Board members hired two district administrators Monday night. Vincent Riccobene is the new Helen Haller Elementary School principal, and Leon Warner is… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Daishowa mill idled for maintenance, improvements

The Daishowa America paper mill in Port Angeles is undergoing $3.4 million in capital improvements during an annual shutdown, which is expected to last in… Continue reading

Port Angeles: City Council to consider plans for sailboat tours from City Pier

PORT ANGELES -- The City Council will be asked tonight to approve a plan to offer sailing tours of the harbor this summer, with a… Continue reading

Chad will be taken off Clallam ballots, while Jefferson voters will touch the screen

Punch-card voting will become a thing of the past in Clallam County -- and "touch-screen"' voting will be introduced in both Jefferson and Clallam counties… Continue reading