Peninsula Daily News

Clallam: Final ballots counted; Buck overtakes Bryant in fire district race

PORT ANGELES -- The counting of 5,774 more ballots on Friday in Clallam County affected only one race. In the closely contested campaign for a… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Multi-Cultural Alliance holds hearings Tuesday

PORT ANGELES -- The newly organized Community Multi-Cultural Alliance holds its first public meeting on Tuesday. The group will introduce its members and hold a… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Seven arrested as result of Friday morning robbery

PORT ANGELES -- The robbery and assault of a 34-year-old man early Friday morning in Port Angeles resulted in the arrest of seven people by… Continue reading

Clallam: Assessor’s Office ready to count final 5,678 ballots

The final results of the Nov. 8 general election are getting closer. Assessor's Office employees are slated to count 5,678 mail-in ballots today that were… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Election ends after 85 more ballots counted

The Jefferson County Auditor's Office tabulated 85 more ballots Wednesday, ending the general election count without significantly changing results. County Auditor Donna Eldridge reported 14,359… Continue reading

Sequim: Proposed Fred Meyer site now eyed by residential developer

SEQUIM -- Property in downtown Sequim that once was slated for a retail center is now set to be sold to a residential developer, according… Continue reading

Clallam:Tharinger says cancer is in remission

Clallam County Commissioner Steve Tharinger is in remission from the lymphoma for which he has been treated since October 2004. The Dungeness Democrat shared the… Continue reading

Jefferson:More maintenance planned for Hood Canal Bridge

Bridge inspectors will continue maintenance testing of the Hood Canal Bridge draw span on state Highway 104 Thursday. The bridge will be closed between 12:01… Continue reading

Peninsula: For many, election day goes on

Mail-in ballots have changed Election Day into Election Week for close races across the state, including Clallam County. Officials last counted ballots on Thursday, then… Continue reading

Peninsula: Jamestown S”Klallam chairman tapped for national honor

BLYN -- W. Ron Allen, chairman of the Jamestown S"Klallam tribe, will receive the $25,000 Buffett Award for Indigenous Leadership. Allen, 57, will be honored… Continue reading

Jefferson: Election races unchanged after second count

PORT TOWNSEND -- The second Jefferson County general election vote count Thursday of about 2,200 more ballots did not change results in contests for Port… Continue reading

Peninsula: Veterans Day events listed

PORT ANGELES -- Coast Guard Group/Air Station Port Angeles will host the Clallam County Veterans Association annual Veterans Day ceremony at 10:30 a.m. today. This… Continue reading

Clallam: Voter turnout to exceed 66 percent; next count today

PORT ANGELES -- Close contests in Clallam County's general election races aren't over yet. County Auditor Cathy McKeown said Wednesday that her office will count… Continue reading

Jefferson: Voter turnout almost 67%; next count today

PORT TOWNSEND -- With 2,272 ballots received since Tuesday, voter turnout will surpass the Jefferson County Auditor's Office general election estimate. County Auditor Donna Eldridge… Continue reading

Port Ludlow: Fire district board hires chief

PORT LUDLOW -- Port Ludlow Fire and Rescue's board of commissioners on Tuesday hired a new fire chief. Ed Wilkerson, 48, who since Oct. 1… Continue reading

Farmers market hearing tonight

A short-handed Planning Commission will take up the conditional use permit for the downtown Saturday Port Angeles Farmers Market at 6 p.m. today in the… Continue reading

Hood Canal Bridge delays expected

Maintenance on the Hood Canal Bridge will result in closures during the early morning hours on Thursday. Delays of up to 90 minutes are expected… Continue reading

End of election today in Clallam

Clallam County's three-week election "day" ends tonight with decisions coming on a county assessor, three Port Angeles City Council seats, several school, Port and special… Continue reading

Nearly half of voters participating in Jefferson election

The Jefferson County Auditor's Office as of Monday received 10,136 returned ballots of the 21,298 voters who have received ballots for the all-mail election that… Continue reading

Woman, 86, dies of injuries sustained in head-on collision

SEATTLE -- An 86-year-old Port Townsend woman has died from injuries suffered in a head-on collision on Cape George Road last month, the Washington State… Continue reading