Peninsula Daily News

Port Townsend: Old fire bell receives state kudo

The Port Townsend fire bell tower restoration project has been honored by a state historical organization. City Manager David Timmons told the Port Townsend Chamber… Continue reading

Clallam Transit launches new and modified service today

Clallam Transit today launches new bus service that transit officials say are designed to reduce or cut unproductive routes, add or supplement high-demand service and… Continue reading

First BirdFest on North Olympic Peninsula this weekend

Visiting the area's best birding sites is the number one priority for the Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society's first BirdFest on Friday through Sunday, but it's… Continue reading

Forks: Scholarship auction busy over weekend

FORKS -- Organizers of the 41st annual Quillayute Valley Scholarship Auction wrapped up the event Sunday night with West End residents donating "a little less… Continue reading

Sequim: Public hearing tonight on possible school cutbacks

The Sequim School District board will hold a public hearing tonight to discuss possible program cuts in the wake of a failed levy election last… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Final day of Victorian Days today

PORT TOWNSEND -- The past has met the present this weekend as riffraff, sailors, statesmen and women in elegant evening gowns wander the streets of… Continue reading

Sequim: Eva Fridell, 110, believed to be oldest person in Washington state, dies

SEQUIM -- Eva Fridell, who lived her life with humor and a fierce independence, died Saturday afternoon in her easy chair at home in Sequim.… Continue reading

Clallam: Business incubator gets $1 million

The state has awarded $1 million to finish the Clallam Business Incubator at the Lincoln Center at Eighth and B streets in Port Angeles, said… Continue reading

Forks: Auction to aid students set for weekend

Thousands of donated items will be auctioned off this weekend to raise money for about 85 Forks High School and Quileute Tribal School graduates. The… Continue reading

Port Angeles: The man who wasn’t there

PORT ANGELES -- Dr. Robert Witham was the subject of almost three hours of discussion during the Olympic Medical Center board of commissioners' meeting Wednesday… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Up to 300 pounds of pot seized; Canadian arrested

PORT ANGELES -- Acting on a citizen's tip, authorities on Thursday morning arrested a Canadian man east of the city and confiscated an estimated 200… Continue reading

Clallam: Graving yard pact due today

State, federal and Lower Elwha Klallam tribal officials plan to sign an agreement today that leads to fully restarting construction of the state Department of… Continue reading

Jefferson: Jail escapee still being sought

An 18-year-old jail inmate who walked away from the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office last week was still at large Monday afternoon. Joseph Steven King, who… Continue reading

Port Townsend: High school students pitching in for Main Street

PORT TOWNSEND -- A group of high school students is teaming up with Main Street to leave a positive mark on the town. The "junior"'… Continue reading

Sequim: School Board takes suggestions tonight

The Sequim School District, which includes Gardiner, will take public comment tonight regarding its use of funds available through a statewide ballot initiative. Initiative 728,… Continue reading

Joyce: Second round of vote-counting set today

Clallam County elections officials will count 87 ballots today in the Crescent School District's bid for a four-year, $1.31 million maintenance and operations levy. The… Continue reading

Olympic National Park: Elk census to be taken in Hoh Valley

Olympic National Park biologists are planning a census of Roosevelt elk in the Hoh Valley between March 17 and March 31, depending on weather conditions.… Continue reading

Peninsula Spotlight: Victorian Festival slated March 18-21

Take a step back in time March 18-21, 2004 as Port Townsend is transported back to its Victorian seaport roots for the eighth annual Victorian… Continue reading

Sports: Peninsula teams find state quarterfinals tough going

Port Townsend, Port Angeles and Forks all lost state quarterfinal basketball games Thursday. The Port Townsend girls lost 43-32 to Mount Baker in the Class… Continue reading

Sports: Port Townsend wins state tourney game

YAKIMA -- Hana Wilson sank a jumper at the buzzer to spark Port Townsend to a one-point 41-40 victory over Chewelah in the first round… Continue reading