Peninsula Daily News

It’s showtime: New Olympic National Park film ready for viewing

PORT ANGELES -- A new 25-minute film about Olympic National Park is now showing at the park's visitor center, 3002 Mount Angeles Road. The film,… Continue reading

Peninsula: Above-average primary turnouts noted as election is certified

Jefferson County residents apparently shook off issues with the multiple-ballot primary election and soared voter turnout to nearly 57 percent. More than half of Clallam… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Coast Guard Group’s jurisdiction extended to all of saltwater border with Canada, San Juans

An expansion of Coast Guard Group Port Angeles' jurisdiction to where the Canadian border meets the land, announced earlier this year, becomes official next Friday.… Continue reading

Forum in Clallam tonight

A public forum on the pros and cons of four ballot measures in the Nov. 2 election will be held tonight. It begins at 7… Continue reading

The sound of silence in Port Townsend

If you were waiting for the loud siren that was supposed to sound Wednesday morning at the Port of Port Townsend Boat Haven, there's nothing… Continue reading

West End: $3.7 million federal grant for Hoh River corridor

The federal Department of the Interior has approved a $3.7 million grant to purchase more than 1,700 acres of private land along the Hoh River… Continue reading

Clallam: “Driving 101” to emphasize the basics of highway safety on U.S. 101

PORT ANGELES -- The project designed to increase awareness along a collision-prone stretch of U.S. Highway 101 in Clallam County appears to have a name.… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Emergency siren to be tested at 11 a.m. today

Sleeping late this morning might be impossible because of a test of all hazardous alert broadcast systems, including the loud warning siren at the Port… Continue reading

Tapping the Elwha-Dungeness plan

Recommendations from the Elwha-Dungeness Watershed Plan: * Emphasize water conservation. * Protect in-stream flows for fish habitat. * Continue irrigation water management. * Encourage new… Continue reading

Clallam: New tallies shortens margin of fire district levy victory

New tallies taken Monday show an increasingly narrow margin of victory for a maintenance and operations levy sought by Clallam County Fire District No. 3.… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Watershed plan meeting today

An open house on the Elwha-Dungeness Watershed Plan will be held in Room 160 of the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles,… Continue reading

Jefferson: Machine repaired; vote count to resume today

A vote tabulation machine is functioning again and will be counting primary election ballots again as early as 8 this morning, Jefferson County Auditor Donna… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Voter forum set for Thursday

PORT ANGELES -- A public forum on the pros and cons of four ballot measures in the Nov. 2 election will be held Thursday. The… Continue reading

Clallam: “Top 100” honors for Olympic Medical Center

PORT ANGELES -- Olympic Medical Center has been named one of the top 100 U.S. hospitals based on an evaluation of its finances and community… Continue reading

Peninsula: Rep. Dicks to discuss sewer proposal

Officials from the city of Sequim, the Jamestown S"Klallam tribe and other entities will meet today with Norm Dicks, the North Olympic Peninsula's congressman, to… Continue reading

Clallam: 2 collisions, no serious injuries in county

Clallam County law enforcement officers and medics were kept busy Wednesday with two car crashes and an erratically driven tractor-trailer on U.S. Highway 101. Nobody… Continue reading

Clallam: Reception slated for physicians, nurses

PORT ANGELES -- The third bimonthly reception for active and retired physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants will be hosted by the United Way Volunteers… Continue reading

Port Angeles: School Board selects levy voting date

The Port Angeles School Board on Monday night selected Feb. 8 as the date of the district's next maintenance and operations levy election. The amount… Continue reading

Jefferson: Kingston foot ferry delayed until December

Passenger-ferry service between Kingston and downtown Seattle has been delayed until December. Aqua Express, a consortium of marine businesses, said it needs to improve the… Continue reading