Peninsula Daily News

Today marks the debut of the spring/summer edition of the North Olympic Peninsula Newcomers’ and Visitors’ Guide.

> At 128 pages with a total distribution of 100,000 copies, this is the largest such guide in the region and is chock full of… Continue reading

CHIMACUM: Fire in high school bathroom prompts investigation

> Chimacum High School officials are looking for the person responsible for lighting a plastic soap dispenser on fire just before 9 a.m. Thursday. The… Continue reading

JOYCE: Park plan gathers support

> JOYCE -- A Crescent Bay Lions Club proposal to build a community park is gathering some local support. On Tuesday, the organization hosted a… Continue reading

SEQUIM: 106th Irrigation Festival Schedule of Events

> Friday, May 4: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. -- 38th annual Valley Garden Club "Doing It Our Way"' flower show, plant sale and silver tea, free… Continue reading

SEQUIM: School Board to talk about possible athletic cuts Friday night

> The Sequim School Board will meet in a special session this evening, May 4, to decide how to make up an anticipated $450,000 shortfall… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Teacher now only faces federal charges

> SEQUIM -- Federal prosecutors have taken over the case against a local teacher accused of persuading female high school students to pose for nude… Continue reading

CLALLAM: Streamkeepers monitoring watershed

> Volunteers are being recruited for training to monitor streams across Clallam County. The Streamkeepers program plans a series of training sessions for June. Volunteers… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Burnt Hill roads gated

> SEQUIM -- Gates have been installed on major roads leading to state land on Burnt Hill, a popular recreation area severely damaged by off-road… Continue reading

BRINNON: Driver injured in crash

> A 22-year-old Brinnon man was in satisfactory condition Monday following a one-vehicle crash over an embankment near the entrance to Dosewallips State Park. Jeffrey… Continue reading

FORKS: Council to talk about selling bonds for City Hall upgrade

> The Forks City Council will hold a special meeting today to consider selling performance bonds to remodel City Hall. If approved, bonds would be… Continue reading

JOYCE: Lions Club seeks input on proposed park

> Crescent Bay Lions Club members are considering plans to develop a new park near the center of the Joyce community. But before proceeding, they… Continue reading

PENINSULA: Utility OKs deal with Port Townsend Paper

> Clallam County Public Utility District commissioners approved a deal to get electricity from the Port Townsend Paper mill Monday. The move extends a short-term… Continue reading

MUST Monday

PENINSULA: Don't forget! Taxes due today Today is the final day to mail your 2000 federal tax returns under an extension granted after the Nisqually… Continue reading

JEFFERSON: Can you save money on your PSE bill?

Puget Sound Energy customers in Jefferson County won't be eligible -- at least for now -- for Puget Sound Energy's new program to charge for… Continue reading

SEQUIM: School officials to meet Monday to discuss looming cuts

SEQUIM -- A new vote count has reinforced the apparent second failure of the Sequim School District's proposed three-year, 8.2 million maintenance and operations levy.… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Get into the jazz groove this weekend

The seventh annual Jazz In The Olympics jazz festival -- now in Port Angeles --begins this afternoon and continues through Sunday. Ten bands from across… Continue reading

BRINNON: Power cost jolt heads toward Brinnon

BRINNON -- The utility that provides Brinnon with electricity says huge rate increases may be in store for residents and businesses. Shelton-based Mason County Public… Continue reading

PENINSULA: College may drop environmental studies program – BY LORA GREEN

Peninsula College may have to drop its environmental studies program at the end of the 2001-2002 school year. On Tuesday, college officials confirmed that unless… Continue reading

CHIMACUM: Superintendent to discuss principal candidates tonight

CHIMACUM -- Superintendent Mary Lynne Derrington may recommend candidates for high school and middle school principal positions when the Chimacum School Board meets tonight at… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Skateboarder hurt in downtown collision

An 18-year-old Port Angeles skateboarder suffered a broken right leg after colliding with a car downtown on Monday night, police said. Brandyn Sampson was crossing… Continue reading