Peninsula Daily News

Jefferson unemployment falls by full percentage point; Clallam’s down, too

Jefferson County's unemployment improved by a full percent in March, according to state Employment Security Department figures released Tuesday. Jefferson's jobless rate was 5.4 percent,… Continue reading

Sports: Sequim wins team honors at three-way golf meet

SEQUIM -- David Mattie of Port Angeles barely beat out Sequim's Sean O'Mera for the medalist title but the Wolves won team honors at a… Continue reading

Port of Port Townsend board to hear from Port Angeles ferry operator

PORT TOWNSEND -- Victoria Express president Jack Harmon on Wednesday will discuss with Port of Port Townsend commissioners the Port Angeles passenger ferry service's possible… Continue reading

Rep. Buck’s letter

FOLLOWING IS THE text of a letter written last month by Rep. Jim Buck, R-Joyce, to Rep. John McCoy, D-Marysville. McCoy is the state House… Continue reading

Conservation District field trips slated

SEQUIM -- The Clallam Conservation District staff will lead field trips on native plants from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. April 19 and April 23… Continue reading

Ferry runs canceled in Port Townsend today

A series of cancellations and changes to the sailing schedule on the Port Townsend-Keystone route of Washington State Ferries continues today. Caused by low tides… Continue reading

Take those studded tires off today

Today is the last day to legally drive on studded tires until Nov. 1. The state Department of Transportation extended the normal March 31 deadline… Continue reading

PA chamber to hear from Elwha leader

PORT ANGELES -- Frances G. Charles, chairwoman of the Lower Elwha Klallam tribe, will be the featured speaker at this week's Port Angeles Chamber of… Continue reading

Clallam’s top citizens to be lauded today

PORT ANGELES -- Rose Crumb is the founder and executive director of Hospice of Clallam County, a nonprofit group that provides service to terminally ill… Continue reading

Volunteers documenting Jefferson County’s wealth of historical buildings

PORT TOWNSEND -- Whether it's the Rose Theatre or a crooked 100-year-old barn, the Jefferson County Historical Society wants to document it. The society has… Continue reading

Greenhouse complex proposed for Clallam County park could nurture flora after Elwha River dams removed

Olympic National Park hopes to grow 1.4 million plants and 1.7 million shrubs at Clallam County's Robin Hill Farm Park to recover land now under… Continue reading

Sports: Port Angeles High suffers first loss of baseball season

GIG HARBOR -- The Port Angeles Roughriders managed only two hits in their first loss of the baseball season Monday afternoon. The Gig Harbor Tides… Continue reading

Sports: Sequim defeats Foster in soccer

FOSTER -- The Sequim Wolves got back to their winning ways after taking down the Foster Bulldogs 3-1 in Nisqually League boys soccer play on… Continue reading

Terrorist captured in Port Angeles in 1999 to be sentenced this month

Terrorist Ahmed Ressam, the Algerian convicted of bringing bomb-making materials into Port Angeles in 1999 to bomb Los Angeles International Airport at the millennium, is… Continue reading

City councilman here, city administrator there

Port Angeles City Councilman Jack Pittis is serving as Hoquiam's interim city administrator after initially being hired to find a replacement for the position. Pittis… Continue reading

Federal highway officials visit graving yard site

PORT ANGELES -- A group of Federal Highway Administration archeologists and historians visited Port Angeles on Wednesday to view the defunct Hood Canal Bridge graving… Continue reading

Gregoire reappoints sheriff

Jefferson County Sheriff Mike Brasfield of Port Ludlow has been reappointed by Gov. Christine Gregoire to the state Sentencing Guidelines Commission for a year's term.… Continue reading

Sports: Fastpatch team loses second straight game

PORT ANGELES -- The Port Angeles fastpitch team picked up its second Narrows League loss in a row after giving up a big hit with… Continue reading

Even Sequim council split over planters in middle of Washington Street

SEQUIM -- The newly installed planters in the middle of Washington Street in downtown Sequim have sparked emotions -- even in official circles. Some City… Continue reading

It’s official — Irondale Beach Park is the name

Sticking with a recommendation from the Jefferson County Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, county commissioners on Monday named 16 acres near Chimacum Creek as Irondale… Continue reading