Peninsula Daily News

Private commuter ferry service between Seattle and Kingston to begins Tuesday

KINGSTON -- Passenger-only ferry service between Seattle and Kingston begins Tuesday. It will be the first ferry service between the two communities in decades. The… Continue reading

Three hurt in icy crash in Jefferson County

GARDINER -- Three people were injured Sunday morning after a pickup truck slid off U.S. Highway 101 at Gardiner Beach Road and another vehicle slid… Continue reading

Juan de Fuca Festival of Arts program wins key award

PORT ANGELES -- The program for the 2003 Juan de Fuca Festival has won a Gold Award from the Washington Festival and Events Association. The… Continue reading

Tse-whit-zen existed before Christ walked the Earth

Tse-whit-zen is 1,000 years older than scientists originally thought. The Native American village may be as old as 2,700 years, Frances Charles, chairwoman of the… Continue reading

Foreign envoys keynote Jamestown S”Klallam event on Saturday

Norway's and Namibia's ambassadors to the United States top a distinguished lineup of guests spanning three continents who will dine on salmon and crab Saturday… Continue reading

Lower Elwha to host healing ceremony at former graving yard site on Saturday

PORT ANGELES -- Anyone with "an open mind and an open heart"' is invited to the Tse-whit-zen village site on Saturday for a four-hour healing… Continue reading

Plumber’s visit led to Port Angeles Wal-Mart evacuation

PORT ANGELES -- Clallam County sheriff's investigators have confirmed that it was a miscommunication that led to the evacuation of Wal-Mart on Tuesday evening. Sgt.… Continue reading

Who’s closed, who’s open on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Martin Luther King Jr. Day will be observed Monday in Clallam and Jefferson counties. The following offices and services will be affected: * Government: All… Continue reading

Annual awards recognize Clallam residents’ service

Now is the time to nominate your local hero. We are looking for people who make a difference in Clallam County -- individuals who have… Continue reading

Joyce-area water goes out again

The Crescent Water Association was working Tuesday to fix a break in a transmission line that affected water service to Joyce-area customers for the second… Continue reading

Meeting today on municipal pool partnership plan with YMCA

A meeting on Clallam County Family YMCA's proposal to build a swimming pool in partnership with the city of Port Angeles is set for 5:30… Continue reading

Ground-breaking for Port Townsend City Hall restoration project, annex construction set for Wednesday

Port Townsend city officials will break ground Wednesday to kick off the Port Townsend Historic City Hall Restoration and Annex Addition Project. The event is… Continue reading

Public invited to tribal healing ceremony on site of unearthed Klallam village

A healing ceremony on the site of the former Klallam village of Tse-whit-zen will be held Saturday afternoon -- "rain, snow or sunshine."' Native and… Continue reading

Sequim pupils to be released early on Friday

SEQUIM -- Sequim public school students will be released early Friday because of a districtwide staff development training session. Sequim Middle School, Sequim High School… Continue reading

Graving yard issues expected at Port Angeles multicultural group meeting

PORT ANGELES -- Tensions and allegations of racism related to the Lower Elwha Klallam tribe and the shutdown of Port Angeles' Hood Canal Bridge graving… Continue reading

West End residents can now access information about District Court online

FORKS -- Paying a court fine, checking a calendar or holding a hearing is now just a mouse click away for West End residents. Clallam… Continue reading

Graving yard issues expected at Port Angeles multicultural group meeting Monday

PORT ANGELES -- While not on the agenda, tensions over the shutdown of Port Angeles' Hood Canal Bridge graving yard are expected to be discussed… Continue reading

Customs award being renamed for former Port Angeles inspector who made first contact with terrorist

Retired U.S Customs inspector Diana Dean has been called a hero for helping foil an al-Qaida terrorist in Port Angeles five years ago. These days,… Continue reading

Peninsula nightspots make beautiful music to help tsunami victims this weekend

Four music venues -- one in Port Angeles and three in Port Townsend -- will host fund-raisers this weekend to support relief efforts for the… Continue reading

What’s that on the ground? Snow expected through Saturday

Many North Olympic Peninsula residents will be walking in a weekend winter wonderland. And driving in it. And playing in it. And freezing in it,… Continue reading