Peninsula Daily News

Port Townsend: Seven teens hurt in crash

Seven teenagers were taken to area hospitals -- one by helicopter to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle -- following a two-car collision early Sunday at… Continue reading

Sequim: One hurt, one arrested in shooting incident

An 18-year-old Sequim man, Donald Aaron Bell, was arrested for first-degree unlawful possession of a firearm after he shot a friend in the head Friday,… Continue reading

Port Angeles costs related to Hood Canal Bridge project

ACCORDING TO THE state Department of Transportation's fourth quarter report, the now-defunct graving yard in Port Angeles has cost taxpayers $86.8 million. Costs include: *… Continue reading

More earth slides onto South Shore Road at Lake Sutherland

LAKE SUTHERLAND -- More sodden earth slid onto South Shore Road on Wednesday, but Clallam County road crews cleared the pavement by early afternoon. The… Continue reading

Investigation continues in school bus-car collision

EAGLEMOUNT -- Washington State Patrol is continuing its investigation into possible causes of a car-bus collision involving a Port Townsend School District vehicle containing five… Continue reading

Missing kayaker found

PORT ANGELES - A 55-year-old kayaker who was reported missing about 6 p.m. Saturday was located at 11 p.m. that night by a Coast Guard… Continue reading

New rescue tug company starts today

NEAH BAY - A new rescue tug company will take over coverage of the Strait of Juan de Fuca today. The state Department of Ecology… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Pedestrian struck, killed by car on highway

PORT ANGELES -- A pedestrian died early Sunday morning when he was struck by a speeding car on U.S. Highway 101 near Fairmount Avenue on… Continue reading

West End: Two youths held after rape report

NEAH BAY -- Two juvenile males were held in the Clallam County juvenile detention facility Sunday after sheriff's deputies investigated what they said was the… Continue reading

Ballots flowing in in Sequim, Cape Flattery levy elections

PORT ANGELES -- Ballot returns for two Feb. 7 school levy elections have reached 35.55 percent in the Sequim School District and almost 21 percent… Continue reading

King’s Way plans to erect first building in 30 to 60 days

SEQUIM -- King's Way Foursquare Church will take its first steps soon toward building a religious youth camp on Kitchen-Dick Road north of U.S. Highway… Continue reading

Sports: Port Angeles High wrestlers dominate match

TACOMA -- The Port Angeles High School wrestling team dominated its Narrows League crossover match to win just their second dual meet of the season… Continue reading

Covarrubias murder trial postponed until March

PORT ANGELES -- The trial of Robert Gene Covarrubias for first-degree murder has been continued to March 27. It had been scheduled to begin Monday.… Continue reading

Sports: Peninsula College women’s basketball coach quits suddenly

PORT ANGELES -- The Peninsula College women's basketball team, under interim head coach Kathy Langston, fell to the Skagit Valley College Cardinals 63-56 in Northwest… Continue reading

Today is 306th anniversary of 9.0 Cascadia earthquake

Today is the 306th anniversary of a magnitude 9.0 earthquake that occurred off the west coast of North America in 1700. The 1700 earthquake and… Continue reading

Prosecuting attorney says baby’s death from natural causes

PORT TOWNSEND -- Friday's death of a 5-week-old Quilcene girl is believe to have been the result of natural causes, Jefferson County Prosecuting Attorney Juelie… Continue reading

Clallam: Forum to celebrate religious freedom

PORT ANGELES -- Fourteen Clallam County community leaders will speak out on religious freedom at a Multi-Cultural Alliance forum on Tuesday. The free public event… Continue reading

Port Angeles: City nixes Shane Park fields for use this year

PORT ANGELES -- Shane Park's athletic fields will not be used this year, Deputy Recreation Director Bill Sterling told the Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission… Continue reading

Sequim: Resident re-arrested on drug counts

SEQUIM -- Clallam County Sheriff's deputies have re-arrested David Bull, 50, of 23 Higgins Lane for possession of methamphetamine and marijuana. Bull originally had been… Continue reading

Campbell presented with 2005 EDC Olympic Leader Award

PORT ANGELES -- The Clallam County Economic Development Council presented Orville Campbell with the 2005 Olympic Leader Award on Thursday. Campbell, EDC netWorks Marine Service… Continue reading