Peninsula Daily News

Port Angeles: Sawmill layoffs start today

About 20 Crown Pacific Partners LP millworkers in Port Angeles face temporary layoffs today, not knowing when they"ll be called back to work. The North… Continue reading

Other Port Angeles School District budget cut forums:

PORT ANGELES -- Three additional forums will be held before the School Board announces budget cuts May 19. Here is the schedule for future forums,… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Liberty Bell replica to toll for Iraq war casualty Reiss

PORT ANGELES -- Local veterans ring the replica Liberty Bell at Veterans Park on Lincoln Street the last Friday of every month to honor Clallam… Continue reading

Sports: Chimacum rises to 8-3 record with win over Foster

CHIMACUM -- The Chimacum Cowboys jumped on the Foster Bulldogs with 10 runs in the first inning and easily won the Nisqually League baseball game… Continue reading

Unemployment falls a half-percent on North Olympic Peninsula

The jobless rate in Clallam and Jefferson counties fell 0.5 percent during March, a state Employment Security Commission monthly report shows. Clallam County registered 8… Continue reading

Sequim letter tied to mail scare in Tacoma

TACOMA -- Powder on a letter addressed to the Sequim Police Department helped to set off a terrorism scare Tuesday that shut down a huge… Continue reading

Sports: Port Townsend rallies to beat Chimacum 3-2

CHIMACUM -- The Port Townsend High School boys soccer team came from behind to beat Jefferson County rival Chimacum 3-2 in Nisqually League play Tuesday.… Continue reading

Peninsula: Clallam Bay prison to offer Father’s Day program

BY EMELINE COKELET CLALLAM BAY -- For a day, these men will be fathers. They will replace their prison uniforms with matching T-shirts, help their… Continue reading

Dicks to visit U.S. troops wounded in Iraq war

Rep. Norm Dicks, D-Bremerton, and other members of Congress will travel to Ramstein Air Force Base in Germany this weekend to pay tribute to troops… Continue reading

Port Angeles father to attend services for son killed in Iraq war

Port Angeles resident Brian Reiss is in Chattanooga, Tenn., today, where he will attend the burial of his son, Marine Sgt. Brendon S. Reiss, killed… Continue reading

Sunrise services mark Easter tradition

Three communities and several churches will hold sunrise services Easter Sunday. The tradition of sunrise services stem from Gospel stories of Jesus Christ's disciples visiting… Continue reading

Olympic Medical Center sells nursing home

Olympic Medical Center commissioners voted unanimously Wednesday to sell its nursing home in Sequim. Oregon based Avamere Health Services will pay $4.8 million for Olympic… Continue reading

Peninsula: Wilder reappointed to college board

Port Angeles car dealer Dan Wilder has been reappointed to the Peninsula College Board of Trustees by Gov. Gary Locke. The state Senate has confirmed… Continue reading

Joyce: “Daze” royalty to be picked tonight

Two local girls will be named 2003 Joyce Daze royalty tonight to reign over the Aug. 2 festival highlighting blackberries and the rural community. Five… Continue reading

Several Port Townsend-Keystone ferry route sailings are being canceled this week due to low tidal conditions.

Cancellations begin with today's 8 a.m. sailing from Port Townsend to Keystone and the 8:45 a.m. return run. On Thursday, the 8 a.m. sailing and… Continue reading

Sports: Final score … Chimacum 26, Port Townsend 2

PORT TOWNSEND -- Michelle Glynn ripped a grand slam and had seven RBIs as the Chimacum Cowboys beat archrival Port Townsend 26-2 in a five-inning… Continue reading

Forks: It’s lucky 13 for RainFest — still no rain

FORKS -- Hundreds of West End residents turned out Friday and Saturday to participate in 13th annual RainFest activities including a quilt show, arts and… Continue reading

Sequim: Big contract for Battelle

Battelle Marine Sciences Laboratory has been awarded a five-year $864,000 contract to conduct testing for the federal Environmental Protection Agency. Marine Chemistry Group leader Eric… Continue reading

Port Ludlow: Village Council appointee sought

The Port Ludlow Village Council will name a new member to the nongovernmental board when it meets next week. A new member is being sought… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Taste of PT is tonight

Eleven restaurants are opening up their doors to hungry Taste of Port Townsend eaters tonight. People who didn't buy tickets yet can do so today… Continue reading