Peninsula Daily News

Clallam ballot return: 18 percent

A total of 4,097 primary ballots out 23,110 distributed had been returned to the Clallam County Auditor's Office by Monday, representing a 17.73 percent voter… Continue reading

Jefferson ballot return: 26 percent

Nearly 26 percent of ballots in the all-mail Sept. 20 primary election have been returned to the Jefferson County Auditor's Office. That amounts to 4,655… Continue reading

Strict water measures invoked in area east of Port Angeles

Users in Clallam County Public Utility District's Fairview Water District are now prohibited from watering their lawns or washing their cars. Those are two stipulations… Continue reading

Jefferson: Transit planning disaster drill

PENINSULA DAILY NEWS PORT TOWNSEND -- Because of the public's expectation for uninterrupted services and the potential for catastrophic disruption as demonstrated by Hurricane Katrina,… Continue reading

Distemper outbreak halting cat adoptions at Humane Society

PORT ANGELES -- The Clallam County Humane Society had instituted a weeklong moratorium on taking in or adopting out cats after three kittens died of… Continue reading

Sept. 11 events in Port Angeles, Port Townsend today

There will be two commemorations of the four-year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks today. In Port Angeles, a Sept. 11 observance and… Continue reading

Wooden Boat Festival concludes today

PORT TOWNSEND -- The Wooden Boat Festival will continue today at Point Hudson Marina. Exhibits are open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will… Continue reading

More Peninsula events to help with Hurricane Katrina relief

Port Angeles downtown merchants are holding a silent auction for thousands of dollars in merchandise, with 100 percent of the proceeds going to the American… Continue reading

StreamFest event to be held Sunday

North Olympic Land Trust's StreamFest offers scenic views from its site, with meadows, forests, a clear stream and mountain views. But this year's StreamFest silent… Continue reading

6.3 percent of Clallam primary ballots returned

According to Clallam County Auditor Cathleen McKeown, 1,403 primary ballots out 22,235 mailed on Aug. 31 had been returned as of Tuesday, or 6.31 percent.… Continue reading

More Katrina relief aid from Peninsula

PORT ANGELES -- The anniversary celebrations marking 15 years downtown for Rick Mathis and his restaurant, Rick's Place, have changed their focus since Hurricane Katrina.… Continue reading

Peninsula rallies to help raise funds for Katrina disaster relief

PORT TOWNSEND -- There will be a Hurricane Katrina Relief benefit concert at noon Monday at Fort Worden State Park's McCurdy Pavilion. The concert is… Continue reading

To our readers

TODAY's PDN includes two special sections that will not be available on this Web site: * PDN Voter Guide. It covers all the candidates in… Continue reading

$2.4 million Jefferson County Courthouse clock tower rehabilitation project begins

Preservation of the National Historic Landmark Jefferson County Courthouse clock tower has started. Jefferson County Department of Public Works has launched the design phase for… Continue reading

Free concerts in Port Angeles, Port Townsend!

Peninsula Daily News co-sponsors the free summer Concert on the Pier series on the stage at Port Angeles City Pier. The outdoor concerts are from… Continue reading

Drought meeting tonight

PORT ANGELES -- A meeting to discuss the drought in Washington and what's being done about it -- both on the North Olympic Peninsula and… Continue reading

Drought presentation coming to Port Angeles on Tuesday

A meeting to discuss the drought in Washington and what's being done about it -- both on the North Olympic Peninsula and statewide -- will… Continue reading

Where to comment on Makah whaling request

Here are times, dates and locations for the scoping meetings, plus instructions for written comments: * 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, Makah… Continue reading

Lower Elwha schedule thank-you dinner

The Lower Elwha Klallam tribe will thank people who contributed time, money or supplies to the 2005 Tribal Canoe Journey at a dinner at 6:30… Continue reading

October hearings set on Makah request to resume whaling

NEAH BAY -- The public process on the Makah tribe's request to resume whaling will start in October with hearings in Neah Bay, Port Angeles… Continue reading