Peninsula Daily News

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

Olympic National Park lets Sol Duc resort contract

International service manager ARAMARK Corp. has been selected to run Sol Duc Hot Springs resort. The company, which operates in 19 countries, takes over Sol… Continue reading

Police follow trail of stolen items to alleged burglar

A trail of stolen items from St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Sequim led police to a man suspected of being a burglar seen earlier in… Continue reading

Homeland security exercise starts Tuesday

North Olympic Peninsula and Kitsap County emergency agencies will test their skills this week during homeland security exercises Tuesday and Wednesday. The drill includes a… Continue reading

Sheriff’s Office looks for a classic

Wanted: Older four-door sedan, something built between the 1930s to 1950s, suitable for transformation into a police car from that era. The Jefferson County Sheriff's… Continue reading

Veteran marketer LoPresti to be executive director of Peninsula College Foundation

PORT ANGELES -- Rhonda LoPresti is moving from health care to education. Olympic Medical Center's director of marketing, communications and physician recruitment has been named… Continue reading

Mysterious car fires investigated

Police and firefighters are investigating three suspicious car fires in central Port Angeles. Two were reported Wednesday night on either side of Jessie Webster Park… Continue reading

Dogs that killed llama released back to owner

Four dogs impounded for killing a llama last December have been released from the Jefferson County Animal Shelter and returned to their owner. Following strict… Continue reading

Highway reimbursement funds arrive from federal government

Two North Olympic Peninsula highway repair projects have been granted federal emergency relief funds to reimburse costs incurred by the state Department of Transportation, state… Continue reading

Port Angeles” newest car a real gas nuzzler

The Port Angeles City Council this week approved buying a high-mileage hybrid vehicle to represent the city's recycling program. A single bid was received from… Continue reading

Sports: Roughriders lacrosse team wins first of season

PORT ORCHARD -- A shorthanded Port Angeles lacrosse team held off a late fourth-quarter surge, notching its first victory of the season in a 12-6… Continue reading

Meeting on Clallam homelessness today

A 10-year plan to end homelessness, plus a review of last year's accomplishments, are on tap for today's 2005 Annual Planning Forum on Homelessness. The… Continue reading

State grant money for Clallam, Jefferson services

Olympic Community Action Programs has received more than $160,000 in state grant money to support its broad array of programs. The Community Development Block Grant… Continue reading

Port Townsend team places third

A team from Port Townsend High School took third place Sunday from among 20 from high schools throughout Washington at the 2005 statewide YMCA Youth… Continue reading