Peninsula Daily News

Clallam: Report says meth-lab count up in last year

BY EMELINE COKELET The number of reported methamphetamine labs in the state decreased for the first time last year since 1995, but Clallam County is… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Regatta to kick off sailing season

PORT TOWNSEND -- The Wooden Boat Foundation is gearing up for its 12th annual Shipwrights' Regatta. This year, the race celebrating shipwrights is slated for… Continue reading

Sequim: Dungeness Bay may close to shellfishing

BY JIM MANDERS SEQUIM -- Continued pollution may soon prompt the closure of all commercial and recreational shellfishing in Dungeness Bay. Although the decision on… Continue reading

Olympic National Park: “Star party” tonight

To celebrate a piece of pillow basalt from Olympic National Park orbiting Earth on the space shuttle Columbia, officials will host a "Rock in Space"'… Continue reading

Port of Port Townsend spurns any money to Fort Worden parking cause

Port of Port Townsend officials said Wednesday they cannot justify spending $2,000 to offset parking fees at Fort Worden State Park. Commissioners agreed there would… Continue reading

Port security training offered

Coast Guard Group Port Angeles is sponsoring port security training for North Olympic Peninsula officials and business operators. The Jan. 28 training session is open… Continue reading

Olympic National Park: “Star party” on Thursday

To celebrate a piece of pillow basalt from Olympic National Park orbiting Earth on the space shuttle Columbia, officials will host a "Rock in Space"'… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Graving yard, business parking discussed by Planning Commission tonight

Tonight's Port Angeles Planning Commission agenda includes discussion about eliminating business parking regulations and granting a "shoreline substantial development permit application" for the state Department… Continue reading

Sequim: Big money for elk herd

Sequim's Elk Habitat Committee has received two contributions to help start a multiyear education campaign. The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation gave a $12,960 grant, while… Continue reading

Clallam: Events welcome return of MV Coho

PORT ANGELES -- Business leaders will welcome the MV Coho back to the city with a party this morning. And they are inviting the public… Continue reading

Clallam: Sheriff probes assault at Clallam Bay Prison

The Clallam County Sheriff's Office is investigating a felony assault charge against a Clallam Bay Corrections Center inmate who allegedly threatened a kitchen cook with… Continue reading

Peninsula: Martin Luther King Jr. Day events set

Local events today in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day: * Olympic National Park will be open, and the park's Visitor Center will show… Continue reading

Port Angeles High School basketball boys lose to Shelton

SHELTON -- The Port Angeles High School boys basketball team lost 48-47 to Shelton in a Narrows League game Friday night. Scott Helpenstell led the… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Community bulb-planting Monday

PORT ANGELES -- Volunteer bulb planters will be greeted by a canopy tent on the Red Lion Hotel parking lot Monday morning. That's when professional… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Coast Guard canceling pier lease

The U.S. Coast Guard has notified the city of Port Angeles of its intent to cancel its $30,000 lease at City Pier for mooring the… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Orchestra director to receive national honor

The director of Port Angeles High School and Roosevelt Middle School orchestras, Ron Jones, has been chosen to receive the National Federation Interscholastic Music Association… Continue reading

Search to resume for bodies of ex-Port Angeles man missing in Moses Lake

MOSES LAKE -- Grant County Marine Patrol units are expected to resume their search today for the bodies of two missing men following a duck… Continue reading

Sequim: Citizen of the Year nomination deadline near

Monday is the deadline to nominate someone for the Citizen of the Year award given annually by the Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce. Nominations are… Continue reading

Joyce: Missing kayak from found adrift in Strait

An overturned kayak found Tuesday north of Freshwater Bay apparently drifted to the Peninsula from Victoria. The kayak disappeared about two weeks ago from Vancouver… Continue reading

Port Townsend ferry idled because of Mother Nature — again

Washington State Ferry runs between Port Townsend and Keystone were canceled Tuesday morning because of fog. The service to Whidbey Island resumed with the midafternoon… Continue reading