Peninsula Daily News

Port Angeles: Fluoridation hearing tonight

Sides in the controversy to fluoridate the Port Angeles municipal water system will face off at a public hearing before the City Council tonight. The… Continue reading


FORKS -- In 1956, the City Council researched the pros and cons of adding fluoride to the town's drinking water, then decided to put the… Continue reading

Sports: Port Angeles boys win heartbreaker in triple overtime

PORT ANGELES -- After three straight do-or-die wins, the Port Angeles High School boys basketball team saw its playoffs hopes -- and season -- end… Continue reading

Sports: Sequim ends season with upset victory

SEQUIM -- The Sequim Wolves ended the season on a positive note as they stopped North Mason's 15-game winning streak 56-53 in a Nisqually League… Continue reading

$3 ferry fee appears dead

The North Olympic Peninsula's congressional delegation might have succeeded in stopping a $3 fee on international passenger ferries recently proposed by the U.S. Immigration and… Continue reading

Rep. Dicks appointed to new homeland security committee

North Olympic Peninsula Congressman Norm Dicks is one of three Pacific Northwest members of Congress named Wednesday to a new House committee overseeing homeland security.… Continue reading

Jefferson County: 11 ballots may be counted

There are at least six more ballots to be counted in Brinnon and Quilcene school elections, Jefferson County Elections Coordinator Karen Cartmel said Tuesday. But… Continue reading

Port Angeles considers Elwha sewer hook-up

The Port Angeles City Council could decide at its March 4 meeting how much it will charge the Lower Elwha Klallam tribe to hook up… Continue reading

Port Angeles inmate tied to alleged plot to assassinate his federal prosecutor

Months after he was charged with trying to explode a pipe bomb outside the Fairmount Motel, a Port Angeles man plotted to have the federal… Continue reading

Jefferson: Mediation slated over ACLU lawsuit against jail

A Jefferson County official and American Civil Liberties Union members on Thursday will try to resolve a class-action lawsuit filed over county jail conditions. David… Continue reading

Jennifer Lopez’s work in Port Townsend, elsewhere, earns ersatz nomination

Nominations for the Academy Awards will be announced today at 5:30 a.m. in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Click on AP Wire, left, for a full report… Continue reading

Boaters cause concerns for orcas on Hood Canal

Some Hood Canal residents are worried that boat traffic could be disrupting the hunting patterns of killer whales visiting their long waterway. The number of… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Roughriders sending three wrestlers to regionals

Port Angeles High School is sending three wrestlers to the regional championships this coming weekend. Julio Garcia, Nick Borchers and Cory Looney all finished in… Continue reading

FBI search for missing woman turns up empty

Port Angeles police have renewed their search for a local woman who was reported missing nearly 33 years ago from her Port Angeles home. Bertha… Continue reading

Good news for PT Paper workers

Salaried Port Townsend Paper employees will be reimbursed for the 10 percent pay cut they took for three months last year. In total, about $130,000… Continue reading

Clallam: More ballot counting scheduled

Clallam County elections officials will count 2,206 more ballots at 9 a.m. Friday for two-year maintenance and operations levy elections in three school districts. As… Continue reading

Forks: Scholarship auction dates changed

The annual Quillayute Valley Scholarship Auction has been rescheduled for March 15 and March 16 because of conflicting student activities. The auction was originally scheduled… Continue reading

Teen allegedly prints money, tries to pass it in Canada

A 17-year-old boy will be arraigned today in Clallam County juvenile court for felony forgery and misdemeanor possession of marijuana. The boy is accused of… Continue reading

Sequim: Space junk may be to blame, ex-space industry worker says

BY JIM MANDERS SEQUIM -- A retired scientist who worked in Kennedy Space Center's satellite operations center and who hosted astronaut William "Willie" C. McCool… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Fluoridation speakers today at PA chamber

Water fluoridation in Port Angeles is the program at the Port Angeles Chamber of Commerce's no-host luncheon meeting today. Dr. Steve Chapman, Dr. Todd Irwin,… Continue reading