Peninsula Daily News

Sports: Powerful Port Townsend racks up 495 rushing yards, 56 points

ORTING -- Nick Gallaway rushed for three touchdowns and 208 yards Friday night and the Port Townsend High School football team beat Orting on the… Continue reading

And if you don’t want to hike deep into the Olympics…

A calendar filled with events is sure to keep North Olympic Peninsula residents busy this weekend. Art, historical homes, beach cleanups, wine stomping, open houses… Continue reading

Freshwater Bay: Not-so-fresh whale still stuck in surf line

The dead whale in Freshwater Bay since Sunday remained in the surf in front of Place Road on Thursday, property owners in the area west… Continue reading

Sports: Sequim man named Crescent High School boys basketball coach

JOYCE -- Mike Lippert of Sequim has been hired as the new Crescent High School boys basketball coach. "I am excited and relieved to find… Continue reading

To readers

Here are tabulations of returns posted Tuesday night in North Olympic Peninsula primary elections. The PDN's Wednesday Clallam and Jefferson editions have full reports on… Continue reading

Clallam: Primary voting wraps up today

PORT ANGELES -- Clallam County voters have until 8 p.m. today to drop off or postmark their primary election ballots. Ballots for the all-mail election… Continue reading

Peninsula: Ban on open fires on federal, state lands to be lifted today

Recent rains and the forecast for more during the next few weeks will douse the ban on open fires and smoking on public lands on… Continue reading

Peninsula: Striking of “blanket” primary doesn’t affect today’s elections

A federal court struck down the state's "blanket" primary system on the eve of today's county primary, saying the system violates the right of political… Continue reading

Clallam: More ballots arrive at auditor’s office

An additional 1,044 ballots in the all-mail primary election arrived at the Clallam County Auditor's Office on Friday. So far 12,284 ballots have been returned.… Continue reading

Clallam: Amnesty granted for overdue library books

Wracking up fines on overdue library books? This may be your lucky month. Through the end of September, the North Olympic Library System is waiving… Continue reading

Sports: Port Angeles romps over Tahoma

TACOMA -- Adam Macomber rushed for five touchdowns and 303 yards Friday night as Port Angeles High School beat Mount Tahoma in a nonleague football… Continue reading

Sports: Sequim wins; other high school results

SEQUIM -- The Sequim High School football team bounced back from a loss last weekend to win its Nisqually League opener 27-7 over Orting. The… Continue reading

Quilcene: Four jailed after raids by Olympic Peninsula anti-narcotics team

QUILCENE -- Four people were jailed Wednesday on drug charges stemming from raids conducted by the Olympic Peninsula Narcotics Enforcement Team. Officers in the enforcement… Continue reading

Clallam: Mail-in ballot returns lagging behind 2002 totals

Ballot returns in the all-mail Clallam County primary election are lagging slightly behind last year's totals, according to Auditor Cathy McKeown. On Wednesday 869 ballots… Continue reading

The Jefferson County Auditor’s Office has received 3,713 ballots, or about 47 percent of the total mailed ballots

Of the 18,222 registered voters in the county, 7,922 people were mailed absentee ballots for this election. The others still vote at the polls on… Continue reading

Clallam: Deadline Friday for sheriff applications

PORT ANGELES -- Clallam County commissioners will accept applications through Friday for the interim county sheriff's position to be filled when Sheriff Joe Hawe retires… Continue reading

Sequim construction “overview” Wednesday

SEQUIM -- An overview of Sequim's downtown revitalization project will be provided to businesses and residents by city officials Wednesday night. The City Council voted… Continue reading

Clallam: United Way campaign kicks off soon

The 51st annual United Way campaign gets under way with meetings and special events over the next two weeks across the North Olympic Peninsula. This… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Wooden Boat Festival ends today

PORT TOWNSEND -- If it's wooden and travels the high seas or bays, visitors can find it at the 27th annual Wooden Boat Festival this… Continue reading

Sports: Roughriders lose opener in final seconds

PORT ANGELES -- Shorewood quarterback Shawn Tracy completed a 65-yard pass to Wade Gurnett with 33 seconds remaining, breaking a 14-14 tie and lifting the… Continue reading