Peninsula Daily News

Port of Port Angeles marine terminals closed Independence Day

PORT ANGELES -- The marine terminal facilities at the foot of Cedar Street will be closed to the public today. The closure is due to… Continue reading

North Olympic Peninsula’s estimated population rises to 92,000

The North Olympic Peninsula's population has risen to 92,000, according to estimates released Monday by the state Office of Financial Management. That compares with a… Continue reading

Sequim: John Wayne Marine touted in “Best of West” list

John Wayne Marina in Sequim was recognized as the best small marina in the June 2003 issue of Sea magazine. The "Best of the West"'… Continue reading

Forks: ATV rider seriously injured in crash into pole

BEAVER -- A 28-year-old Forks man on Sunday night was listed in serious condition, the result of injuries received in a Saturday all-terrain-vehicle crash into… Continue reading

Peninsula: Lightning sparks “spot fires” in Olympic National Park

Lightning touched off at least two "spot fires"' in Olympic National Park on Sunday, park officials said. Two park system firefighters were dispatched Sunday afternoon,… Continue reading

Peninsula: Low tides delay project to remove derelict gear

A crew locating and removing derelict crab pots and fishnet in Clallam County's major waterways suspended pulling gear Sunday and today because of low tides.… Continue reading

Jefferson County: Port open house schedule

* Tuesday, July 1, 6-8 p.m., Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar, Port Hadlock. * Tuesday, July 8, 6-8 p.m., Port Ludlow Beach Club, 121 Marine… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Air National Guard Band of the Northwest in concert for free Saturday

PORT ANGELES -- The Air National Guard Band of the Northwest will perform a free public concert Saturday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Free tours Saturday of “Art on the Town”

PORT ANGELES -- Art on the Town, the downtown business district's open-air art museum, begins its fifth season Saturday. Expert guides from the Port Angeles… Continue reading

Lake Sutherland: Tree removal to temporarily close U.S. 101 today

Two dying old-growth fir trees that tower over power lines along U.S. Highway 101 at Lake Sutherland are being cut down this morning. Asplundh Tree… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Generator problem idles one of two Keystone ferries

Washington State Ferries workers spent a large part of Wednesday fixing a generator problem on one of the ferries on the Port Townsend-Keystone ferry run.… Continue reading

Dungeness: County commissioners OK deed on property buyout

Clallam County commissioners on Tuesday approved signing the warranty deed to the first of several proposed private property acquisitions intended to improve salmon habitat near… Continue reading

Jefferson: Locke appoints county Demo chairwoman to state post

OLYMPIA -- Jefferson County Democratic Party chairwoman Nancy Biery of Port Townsend has been named director of external affairs by Washington Gov. Gary Locke. "Nancy… Continue reading

Peninsula: College to hold 41st commencement on Saturday

Peninsula College will celebrate its 41st commencement Saturday at the main campus in Port Angeles. More than 300 graduates are eligible to receive diplomas and… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Volunteers sought to work on Dream Playground again

PORT ANGELES -- More than 300 volunteers are needed this weekend to complete another phase of the Dream Playground. Work will occur rain or shine… Continue reading

$2.2 million bound for Indian Island project

PORT HADLOCK -- A $2.2 million project at Naval Magazine Indian Island is part of $9.2 billion recently approved by a U.S. House of Representatives… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Hood Bridge, graving yard bid opening today

Bid openings for the state Department of Transportation's graving yard and Hood Canal Bridge project is scheduled for 11 a.m. today at Transportation's headquarters in… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Port to purchase parkland

A resolution passed Monday night by the Port Angeles City Council paves the way for the Port of Port Angeles to purchase a parcel of… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Marine Science Center receives $33,000 grant

The Port Townsend Marine Science Center said Monday that it has received a $33,000 grant from the Russell Family Foundation. This grant will be used… Continue reading

West End: Trail to Shi Shi Beach closed until next month

NEAH BAY -- Access to Shi Shi Beach through the Makah Reservation remains officially closed until completion of trail construction. The Makah Tribal Council is… Continue reading