Peninsula Daily News

Olympic National Park: “Friends group” organizes tonight

A meeting to organize a new group called Friends of Olympic National Park will be held at 7 p.m. tonight in the Port Angeles Library,… Continue reading

Port Hadlock: Photo of bank robber expected today

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office detectives hope to have a photo of the man who on Friday robbed the Port Hadlock branch of Bank of America… Continue reading

Port Townsend: NASA launch of craft containing local parts delayed again

Thick clouds prevented NASA from launching the Genesis solar probe Wednesday on the first U.S. mission to return extraterrestrial samples since the Apollo moon landings,… Continue reading

Sequim: House partially burned

SEQUIM -- A rental home suffered $30,000 worth of damage in fire at 9:35 p.m. Tuesday. The fire burned parts of the back porch and… Continue reading

Victoria: Provincial leaders gather for annual conference

The leaders of Canada's 13 provinces and territories are in Victoria to begin Canada's 42nd annual Premiers Conference today. The annual event is being held… Continue reading

Clallam: Special election filing opens today

A special three-day election filing period opens today for six public offices that attracted no candidates during the regular filing period last week. Those positions… Continue reading

Jefferson: Special election filing opens today

A special three-day election filing period opens today for eight public offices that attracted no candidates during the regular filing period last week. Those positions… Continue reading

Peninsula: Salmon fishing opens today in the eastern Strait of Juan de Fuca.

Hatchery coho and pink salmon may both be found swimming in waters from Low Point, west of the Elwha River mouth, to Port Townsend. Defined… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Locally made parts stay on ground with space probe

The Florida launch of NASA's Genesis solar probe -- which includes components from a Port Townsend company --has been delayed until today at the earliest… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Rotary Club to honor Coast Guard

The U.S. Coast Guard's Port Angeles contingent will be honored at a gathering Wednesday to commemorate the 211th anniversary of the Coast Guard's founding. Port… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Accused deputy killer’s trial delayed

The murder trial of Thomas Martin Roberts has been postponed again -- this time to Jan. 28. Roberts, 54, of Port Angeles is charged with… Continue reading

Port Angeles: City seeks participants for fiber-optics project

PORT ANGELES -- City officials are looking for local businesses to be part of a pilot project using fiber optic lines next year. This is… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Mail theft case hearing reset

PORT ANGELES -- The arraignment of the 38-year old man accused of mail and credit card theft has been postponed to 1:30 p.m. Friday. Defense… Continue reading

Festival schedule

FORKS -- The second Feast of Forks Festival includes the 10th annual Forks Annual Fly-In and the Fred Orr Co-ed Softball Tournament. Friday * Noon… Continue reading

Clallam: State offers digitalized drivers’ licenses

Digitized drivers' licenses are now available in Clallam County. The new licenses feature a view of Mount Rainier, larger and bolder printing, and the driver's… Continue reading

Peninsula: Here’s Election Calendar

* Today -- First day for candidates to file for office in person. * Friday, July 27 -- Last day for candidates to file for… Continue reading

Peninsula: Lake Quinault among best vacation sites in West

Sunset magazine has named Lake Quinault as one of the best vacation lakes in the West. The August issue of Sunset highlights lakes that are… Continue reading

Peninsula: Election filings begin Monday

Filing for the fall elections begins at 8 a.m. Monday in the auditor's offices of the Clallam and Jefferson county courthouses. While this is an… Continue reading

Port Angeles: It’s King Kong vs. Godzilla at “Arts in Action”

PORT ANGELES -- Blocks from the nearest beach, a giant sand sculpture of Godzilla battling King Kong will take shape this week. Beginning Thursday, Charlie… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Thomas Roberts returned to Clallam County jail

Accused deputy killer Thomas Martin Roberts was returned to the Clallam County jail Wednesday. Roberts, 54, of Port Angeles is charged with first-degree aggravated murder… Continue reading