Peninsula Daily News

Guess who’s coming for dinner in Sequim

SEQUIM -- Plans have been approved and permits issued for the construction of a Jack in the Box restaurant. The final approval came from the… Continue reading

Read the graving yard report online

THE STATE DEPARTMENT of Transportation has posted the entire Hood Canal Bridge graving yard report on its bridge Web site for the public to peruse.… Continue reading

PA chamber to hear alder mill president

PORT ANGELES -- Richard Tinney, president of Washington Alder LLC, which as Port Angeles Hardwood LLC plans to build a $23 million sawmill west of… Continue reading

Trial set in case in which woman allegedly set fire to motel room with family inside

PORT ANGELES -- The trial of a woman accused of trying to kill her husband and two children is set for April 4. Sheree L.… Continue reading

Coho ferry to go out of service Monday

The ferry MV Coho, which transports passengers and motor vehicles between Port Angeles and Victoria, goes out of service Monday for an annual two-week maintenance… Continue reading

Governor to mayor: Graving yard isn’t going to resume at Port Angeles site

OLYMPIA -- Gov. Christine Gregoire this week said in writing what she has stated publicly: The Port Angeles graving yard will remain closed for good… Continue reading

Governor’s letter to Mayor Headrick

Following is the text of Wednesday's letter from Gov. Christine Gregoire to Port Angeles Mayor Richard Headrick: Dear Mayor Headrick: Thank you for writing. I… Continue reading

More school bus routes in Chimacum

CHIMACUM -- School district administrators will add more school bus routes next fall, a move to increase state funding to schools but decrease bus driver… Continue reading

Military exercises on Strait of Juan de Fuca

The U.S. Coast Guard is joining forces with the Canadian Navy and Air Force this week to conduct security exercises in the Strait of Juan… Continue reading

Rates set for new Sequim band shell rental

SEQUIM -- The city's new band shell in Carrie Blake Park will be available to rent under a tiered fee structure depending on the type… Continue reading

Text of letter from family members of victim

Here is the text of the letter sent by Deborah Fields Rowan's family to Clallam County Superior Court Judge George Wood and Western State Hospital… Continue reading

Highway 101 slide near Bogachiel River repaired

U.S. Highway 101 near the Bogachiel River south of Forks will be open for two-way traffic this afternoon for the first time in nearly six… Continue reading

Hood Canal Bridge one-lane on Thursday

Work on Hood Canal Bridge overhead lights on Thursday will reduce traffic to a single lane on Thursday. Alternating traffic will be controlled by flaggers… Continue reading

Sports: Sequim girls win postseason game

PUYALLUP -- The Sequim High School girls basketball team remained alive in postseason play after defeating Hazen 66-53 in Class 3A West Central District play… Continue reading

North Olympic Peninsula’s Rotary clubs celebrate organization’s centennial this week

The world's longest-continuing service club organization turns 100 years old Wednesday, and Rotary clubs across the North Olympic Peninsula are observing Rotary International's centennial at… Continue reading

Sequim Citizen of Year announced today

The Sequim-Dungeness Chamber of Commerce names its 2004 Citizen of the Year today -- and the honoree will be either Dave Blake, Emily Westcott or… Continue reading

Water shut off today, Wednesday in portions of east side Port Angeles

Today is the first of two days of water shutoffs on Port Angeles' east side so the city can hook a new main into its… Continue reading

A dramatic moment in downtown Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES -- A man who police suspected had shot another person defied a half-dozen Port Angeles officers, a state trooper and a Clallam County… Continue reading

State drops lawsuit, forgives $20,000 in penalties against Kalakala

TACOMA -- The state Department of Natural Resources has dropped its suit against the foundation that owns the Kalakala, allowing the aging art deco ferry… Continue reading

Coast Guard ends voyage of skiff near Quillayute River mouth

LAPUSH -- The Coast Guard ended the voyage of a commercial tribal gill net skiff on the Quillayute River after finding multiple safety violations and… Continue reading