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Clallam: Drug Court receives funds for operation

Clallam County's special courts for juvenile and adult drug offenders have received a total of $270,000 in grants, the county announced Monday. The Adult Drug… Continue reading

Day 1: Press expedition all abuzz from wasps

EDITOR"S NOTE: This is the first dispatch from Roger Harnack, Peninsula Daily News local news editor, one of the members of the "Across the Olympic… Continue reading

Olympic National Park: Missing hiker found safe

A 48-year-old hiker reported missing in Olympic National Park was found safe and in good condition Monday. Greg Grimstad of University Place was located after… Continue reading

Brinnon: Motorcyclist satisfactory following head-on

An Olympia woman was listed in satisfactory condition at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle following a head-on collision early Saturday afternoon on Highway 101 just… Continue reading

Olympic National Park: Journalists to retrace historical journey into “terra incognita”

"Terra incognita"' -- the unknown land. That's what residents of Washington territory called the interior of the Olympic Peninsula during the 1870s and 1880s. Rumors… Continue reading

Today at the Clallam County Fair

Here is the schedule for the final day of the 2001 Clallam County Fair. In today's Peninsula Daily News, we have more photos from the… Continue reading

Clallam County Fair schedule

Here is the Friday and Saturday schedule for the Clallam County Fair. Details about specific attractions, including The Wilkinsons, who appear Friday night at the… Continue reading

Clallam: 81st county fair opens today for four-day run

The Clallam County Fair opens its gates at 8 a.m. today to the traditional sights and sounds of 4-H animal competitions. It closes its 81st… Continue reading

West End: CenturyTel gets Alltel makes unsolicited $6.1 billion bid from Alltel

Alltel Corp. executives declined to say Wednesday whether they would pursue a hostile takeover of CenturyTel Inc. after the communications provider rejected its $6.1 billion… Continue reading

Peninsula: Burn ban imposed in National Park, Forest

Citing recent dry conditions, Olympic National Park and Olympic National Forest officials jointly instituted a ban on open fires, effective today. "With the number of… Continue reading

Peninsula: Jefferson, Clallam jobless rates in different directions

Unemployment last month on the North Olympic Peninsula improved slightly in Jefferson County, but rose 0.4 percent in Clallam County. Jefferson County posted a 5.1… Continue reading

Peninsula: Toxins force closure of shellfish harvesting areas

Clallam County on Tuesday banned shellfish harvesting from the mouth of the Dungeness River east to Discovery Bay because of dangerous toxins. The announcement was… Continue reading

Man hospitalized after driving truck into Hoh River

An elderly man inexplicably drove his pickup into the Hoh River near Allen's Bar in western Jefferson County on Monday. Donald Macomber, 74, of Chehalis… Continue reading

Sequim: Public hearing today on downtown plans

A third public open house on the Downtown Revitalization Project and the redesign of North Sequim Avenue will be held today in the Sequim Community… Continue reading

Peninsula Briefs: Aerial spraying planned in Jefferson County

PORT HADLOCK -- Jefferson County forest landowners and managers will be applying herbicides on their property by helicopter in the coming weeks. Exact dates have… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Carnegie Library decision could come in October

PORT ANGELES -- City engineers should have a better idea by October whether to renovate or restore the historical Carnegie Library on Lincoln Street, Public… Continue reading

Here’s the schedule of today’s events

Jefferson County Fair closes today If you're into mud, today's the day for you at the Jefferson County Fair in Port Townsend. The Olympic Trail… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Local girls advance in Babe Ruth 16-and-under World Series in Louisiana

ABBEVILLE, La. -- Jodie Jones allowed just two hits in 6 1/3 innings and Holly Diimmel drove in three runs as Port Angeles opened the… Continue reading

Jefferson: Road work planned

A 2.5 mile segment of state Route 115 from Nordland to Fort Flagler in Jefferson County will be resurfaced with oil and crushed rock on… Continue reading

LaPush: Hiker breaks leg on beach trail

A Minnesota man was transported to Forks Community Hospital late Wednesday after breaking his leg in a beach hiking area of Olympic National Park. The… Continue reading