Peninsula Daily News

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

Sports: Rosencrants hurls perfect game in win over Forks

SEQUIM -- Jessica Rosencrants pitched a perfect game in leading the Sequim Wolves to an 8-0 nonleague fastpitch victory over the Forks Spartans on Saturday.… Continue reading

Concert moved

THE SEQUIM CITY BAND's first concert of the season scheduled for today has been moved because of water damage in the Sequim High School auditorium,… Continue reading

Peninsula’s three hospitals discussing combined efforts for doctor recruiting, other healthcare issues

Public hospital administrators from Port Angeles, Port Townsend and Forks may join forces to recruit physicians, improve cardiac and cancer care and share healthcare costs.… Continue reading

Boys caught smoking in Bothell solves stolen van mystery in Sequim

SEQUIM -- The scenario of three young men smoking cigarettes and driving a Sequim Bible Church van in Bothell seemed curious to a passing motorist.… Continue reading

Jobless rate dips slightly in Clallam, level in Jefferson during first two months of year

Unemployment in Clallam County's labor market area dipped slightly over the first two months of 2005, according to state Employment Security Department figures released Tuesday.… Continue reading

Hood Canal Bridge lane shift starts today

Crews begin shifting lanes across the Hood Canal Bridge today to make room for widening the floating span's north half starting in early April. The… Continue reading

On the chopping block

Here is the list of recommended cuts to the 2005-06 Port Angeles School District budget if the proposed maintenance and operations levy isn't passed by… Continue reading

Sequim mayor hospitalized after motorcycle mishap

Sequim Mayor Walt Schubert was in Seattle's Harborview Medical Center on Sunday night with facial injuries he suffered when his motorcycle left state Highway 112… Continue reading

Woman rescued after hair becomes tangled in rock-climbing gear

CHIMACUM -- A Port Townsend woman in her early 20s was freed with the help of firefighters after her hair became tangled in her climbing… Continue reading