Peninsula Daily News

Clallam country’s top seat belt clickers

PORT ANGELES -- Of all the counties surveyed in all the states, Clallam has the highest number of people using seat belts. Statewide, about 96.3… Continue reading

Final primary election results due

Election results will be certified in Clallam and Jefferson counties on Friday. Voter turnout was about 45 percent in Clallam County and about 55 percent… Continue reading

Forks pool to go before judge

FORKS -- Backers of an operations and maintenance levy that failed in the primary election will try to have the measure on the general election… Continue reading

Port Angeles reserves space on power system

PORT ANGELES -- Looking down the road, the city has reserved its priority rights on the Bonneville Power Administration's transmission system for the next 30… Continue reading

Port Angeles timber firm insists complaint not linked to U.S.-Canada softwood deal

PORT ANGELES -- When a local forestry company gave notice on Monday that it was going to take on the Canadian government over timber policies… Continue reading

Water release to protect salmon redds

PORT ANGELES -- The Elwha and Glines Canyon dams Tuesday began releasing an additional 40 cubic feet of water per second to protect Chinook salmon… Continue reading

Crosswalks to be flagged in downtown Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES -- Pedestrians soon will be able to hold their flags high when crossing some downtown streets. Pedestrian crossing flags will be posted at… Continue reading

Multimedia presentations on Makah history to be produced

NEAH BAY -- The Makah Cultural and Research Center will launch a yearlong project next month to produce two multimedia presentations on the tribe's history.… Continue reading

Port Ludlow man wanted for fleeing traffic stop, evading deputy

POULSBO -- Port Ludlow resident Che Johnathan Salazar, 23, is wanted for fleeing a traffic stop on Sept. 13 and being in possession of a… Continue reading

Clallam County ‘pick a party’ ballots invalidated more than elsewhere in state; Jefferson reporting few problems

Clallam County voters upset with the state's primary system, or who simply don't understand it, are beating their fellow residents across the state at getting… Continue reading

Clallam counts ballots today

PORT ANGELES -- Vote counters in the Clallam County Auditor's Office will tally today all the ballots they have received so far. The office reported… Continue reading

More best bets across the Peninsula this weekend

The North Olympic Peninsula celebrates the end of summer and the first days of autumn with the Dungeness River Festival plus: * A fair, parade… Continue reading

Port Angeles downtown merchants hold critical meeting today

PORT ANGELES -- A meeting to discuss the direction and future of the Port Angeles Downtown Association will take place today. The meeting is scheduled… Continue reading

Forks voters rejecting pool levy

FORKS -- With about a third of ballots counted, voters in Forks seemed on Tuesday to be declining to approve a one-year tax levy to… Continue reading

Sports: Roughrider girls lose tough soccer game to Klahowya

PORT ANGELES -- The Port Angeles girls soccer team played Klahowya tough in an Olympic League game but fell 2-0 at Civic Field on Tuesday… Continue reading

Clallam County primary election ends tonight

CLALLAM COUNTY's "PICK A PARTY" all-mail primary election ends tonight at 8. Voters who haven't completed a ballot must mark the appropriate "Republican" or "Democrat"… Continue reading

Jefferson County primary ends today

THE "PICK A PARTY"' all-mail primary election ends tonight at 8. Voters who haven't completed a ballot -- there are three, two partisan and one… Continue reading

Port Angeles man sought on a nationwide warrant arrested in Wisconsin

PORT ANGELES -- A 60-year-old Port Angeles resident who was the subject of a nationwide warrant on firearms charges has been arrested in Baraboo, Wis.… Continue reading

Peninsula: Some oyster fields reopened; most of Hood Canal shore still closed

HOOD CANAL -- Cooler weather is improving conditions for oysters in some of the Hood Canal and Puget Sound areas closed in July due to… Continue reading

Port Angeles: ‘Free’ trailer to be returned to family

PORT ANGELES -- A Vancouver, Wash., family will recover the camping trailer it nearly lost after someone spray-painted "free"' on it as it sat along… Continue reading