Peninsula Daily News

More best bets for this weekend

IN ADDITION TO the Hurricane Ridge Kennel Club's 10th annual All Breeds Dog Shows in Sequim, there's plenty going on this weekend. To navigate the… Continue reading

Candidate filings in Jefferson, Clallam counties slow down

Wednesday yielded only a few new candidates filing for fall elections in Jefferson and Clallam counties. In Jefferson County, John R. Hynson, a Port Townsend… Continue reading

Final clue in contest revealed

PORT TOWNSEND -- The fourth and final clue in the Port Townsend Film Festival's "Guess-the-Guest" contest was revealed Wednesday as the countdown continues for the… Continue reading

Memorial fund set up for man who drowned in Lake Crescent

PORT ANGELES -- A memorial fund has been set up for the family of Jesse Thanem, the concert musician and college student who drowned Monday… Continue reading

Tribal canoe capsizes; 1 killed

DUNGENESS -- High winds and five- to seven-foot swells capsized a Makah tribal canoe near the Dungeness Spit late Wednesday afternoon, killing a Canadian tribal… Continue reading

Candidate filing quiets down in Jefferson

Monday's busy first day of candidate filings for Jefferson County's fall elections was followed Tuesday by a quiet one during which only one candidate submitted… Continue reading

Curios from the Canoe Journey

THE INTER-TRIBAL Canoe Journey started in 1989 when Quinault tribal member Emmett Oliver organized the "Paddle to Seattle"' to commemorate the centennial of Washington state.… Continue reading

More county incumbents file for elections in Clallam

Two more incumbent Clallam County office-holders filed for re-election Tuesday, and the expected Democratic challenger for the state House of Representatives filed in Olympia. Prosecuting… Continue reading

Tentative canoe journey schedule

ALL ARE WELCOME to come and watch the remarkable feat of canoeists paddling up the Strait of Juan de Fuca toward Puget Sound in the… Continue reading

Volunteers wanted to help serve meals to canoeists

VOLUNTEERS ARE BEING quickly recruited to help serve breakfast Wednesday morning to visiting canoe journey pullers before they launch to Jamestown. The volunteers are asked… Continue reading

Cheesemaking class Aug. 5

PORT TOWNSEND -- A one-day course on making fresh mozzarella cheese will be held at Mt. Townsend Creamery from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday,… Continue reading

Hoko River – Cowan Ranch Day on Sunday, July 23

SEKIU -- Northwest Olympic Peninsula history buffs and the general public are invited to the first annual Hoko River-Cowan Ranch Heritage Day on Sunday, July… Continue reading

New book published on antique ephemera

PORT ANGELES -- Trishia Jacobs of Port Angeles has published her first book of antique ephemera, "Travel Labels Clip Art with CD." The book has… Continue reading

Port Angeles Food Bank loses $5,000 worth of food

PORT ANGELES -- Someone unplugged the Port Angeles Food Bank's refrigerated trailer, causing an estimated $5,000 in food to spoil. Northwest Harvest, the Seattle-based food… Continue reading

Vandals use eggs, mustard on Sequim homes

SEQUIM -- It may sound like the makings of a strange omelet. But Sequim police say that since July 11 they have taken seven reports… Continue reading

Highway 112 project detours Northwest Coast traffic onto U.S. 101

PYSHT -- Motorists who want to visit Clallam Bay, Sekiu and Neah Bay from east Clallam and Jefferson counties are being detoured until Saturday morning.… Continue reading

New book explores insights from Australian sojourn

PORT ANGELES -- A new book, Inside Out Down Under: Stories from a Spiritual Sabbatical, has been published by a Port Angeles woman, Diana Somerville… Continue reading

All kinds of aircraft expected at Airport Days

PORT TOWNSEND -- Heavily discounted aviation gas is likely to make private pilots" hearts soar during the annual Jefferson County Airport Days celebration Saturday and… Continue reading

‘Extremely disappointing,’ Buck opponent says

SEQUIM -- Kevin Van De Wege, the Democrat who hopes to unseat Republican Jim Buck from the state House of Representatives, on Tuesday called the… Continue reading

Second clue in film festival contest revealed

The second clue in the Port Townsend Film Festival's 2006 "Guess-the-Guest" contest is revealed today Hidden within four clues offered Wednesdays during four weeks is… Continue reading