Peninsula Daily News

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

New supertankers turn up with rudder problems in Port Angeles Harbor

PENINSULA DAILY NEWS AND THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PORT ANGELES -- Two of Alaska Tanker Co.'s new double-hull tankers that carry Alaska crude oil have been… Continue reading

Peninsula tribes receive grants for cultural projects, including Canoe Journey

SEATTLE -- Native American tribes on the North Olympic and Kitsap peninsulas have received $22,500 for cultural projects ranging from forest-products crafting in Neah Bay… Continue reading

Rhododendron Festival wraps up today

The 70th annual Rhododendron Festival was celebrated with "A Touch of Elegance"' and a lot of fun on Friday and Saturday in Port Townsend. The… Continue reading

Snow delays Ridge Road ditch project

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK -- An unexpected eight inches of snow fell at Hurricane Ridge on Thursday, hampering an Olympic National Park road crew's progress ditch… Continue reading

Fund-raisers for fire victims

VFW POST 4760 in Sequim has organized two events this weekend benefiting the people made homeless when the apartment complex at 140 E. Washington St.… Continue reading

Here’s the schedule for 70th annual Port Townsend Rhododendron Festival

The theme is "A Touch of Elegance."' Today, May 20 * Rhododendron Flower Show: Fort Worden State Park Chapel, entries received 3 p.m. * Kiddies… Continue reading

Port Angeles City Hall free to annex west-side industrial area, including future sawmill

The Clallam County Boundary Review Board voted 4-0 Thursday night to halt its proposed review of the city of Port Angeles' proposed annexation of west-side… Continue reading

Port Angeles school levy yes vote rises to nearly 72 percent

More ballots in the Port Angeles School District levy election were counted Thursday, raising the affirmative vote to 71.92 percent. And the voter turnout of… Continue reading

Rhododendron Festival parade, carnival, Rhody Run this weekend

PORT TOWNSEND -- Celebrate "A Touch of Elegance"' at the 70th annual Rhododendron Festival, the theme of this year's pistil-packing event. Festivities began way back… Continue reading

Port Angeles orchestras bring New York concert home

The Port Angeles High School orchestras will reprise their Easter Sunday concert at New York's Carnegie Hall for a North Olympic Peninsula audience tonight. Under… Continue reading

Man pleads guilty to murdering woman on Hoh reservation

TACOMA -- A man accused of strangling a tribal member to death on the Hoh Reservation in December 2003 has pleaded guilty to second degree… Continue reading

OlyPen back in business — and so are its computer customers

SEQUIM -- The North Olympic Peninsula's largest Internet service provider returned online Tuesday, although e-mail service was "a little bit spotty" in the words of… Continue reading