Peninsula Daily News

Ex-astronaut Fabian named temporary chairman of Jefferson County Democratic Party

PORT TOWNSEND -- Jefferson County Democratic Party's executive board on Wednesday named retired astronaut and Shine-area environmental activist John Fabian as temporary party chairman. Fabian,… Continue reading

Feiro Marine Life Center admission costs to rise

Admission fees for the Arthur Feiro Marine Life Center's 2005 season will increase next week under an ordinance approved by the Port Angeles City Council.… Continue reading

Relay for Life schedule

RELAY FOR LIFE of Clallam County at Port Angeles will be held at Clallam County Fairgrounds, 1608 W. 16th St., in the carnival area. It… Continue reading

Amnesty program for West End traffic tickets announced

For those who have been putting off paying West End traffic tickets because of the staggering interest that has accumulated, their time has come. Through… Continue reading

Sequim looking for help in deciding on new City Hall

SEQUIM -- People who live or do business in Sequim or within the city's urban growth boundary can apply to be on a committee that… Continue reading

Some Port Townsend ferry runs canceled starting Friday morning

Low tides and unfavorable currents will cause cancellations of ferry service between Port Townsend and Keystone starting Friday morning and lasting through Tuesday. The scheduled… Continue reading

Alternate vessel arriving to relieve ferry on which steering failed

The ordinarily two-boat Port Townsend-Keystone ferry service relying on a single vessel until midmorning today while Washington State Ferries officials get a replacement for a… Continue reading

County commission back home after surprise surgery

Jefferson County Commissioner David Sullivan returned Tuesday after undergoing an unexpected surgery last week at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. "It's been a rough week,"… Continue reading

Fire agencies put finishing touches on consolidation; East Jefferson Fire-Rescue looms in future

Officials from three fire districts met in downtown Port Townsend on Tuesday evening to consolidate Jefferson County Fire Districts Nos. 1 and 6 and Port… Continue reading

Pirates as well as tall ships

CONCURRENT WITH THE mid-June visit of the tall ships Lady Washington, Privateer Lynx and Bill of Rights, the Port Angeles-based Washington Association of Historical Living… Continue reading

Port Angeles doctor, brother unhurt after emergency landing in Minnesota

A Port Angeles doctor and his brother escaped unhurt after they made an emergency landing of their floatplane in an old mining pit filled with… Continue reading

Mackie assembles harmonica band of world note

Quilcene music man Andy Mackie needed 852 harmonica players to set the world's record for largest harmonica band, and he got 1,706. The Mackie band… Continue reading

Man arrested for alleged assault at park near Sequim

A 36-year-old Sequim man has been arrested after a woman and her child were allegedly assaulted at Railroad Bridge Park. Steven E. Ong was booked… Continue reading

Memorial Day ceremonies today on the North Olympic Peninsula

Solemn rites remembering the military men and women who gave their lives for their country will be held across the North Olympic Peninsula today. Many… Continue reading

No suspects in park mugging of European visitor

PORT ANGELES -- No suspects have been identified in an assault Saturday of a deaf German tourist in Erickson Park, according to the Port Angeles… Continue reading

Jefferson commissioner stable after surgery

Jefferson County Commissioner David Sullivan remained in stable condition on Thursday, recovering from unexpected surgery at Harborview Medical Center. Doctors reinforced a plate supporting Sullivan's… Continue reading

Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts this weekend

PORT ANGELES -- The Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts begins today, May 27, at 6 p.m. and continues throughout the three-day weekend offering… Continue reading

Memorial Day rites scheduled

Memorial Day across the North Olympic Peninsula will focus on decorating the gravesites of U.S. military veterans on Monday. This year's Memorial Day observances commemorate… Continue reading

Hood Canal Bridge closure dates changed in August

The state Transportation Department has changed the closure dates for the Hood Canal Bridge this summer to one weekend and one weekday period in August.… Continue reading

16th annual Duck Derby prize list

HERE ARE THE prizes, winners and donors won Sunday in the 16th Great Olympic Peninsula Duck Derby. Each item lists the prize ranking, the prize,… Continue reading