Peninsula Daily News

2004 Peninsula Home Fund debuts, helps Jefferson, Clallam residents

A grandmother caring for two small children received help with her utility bills. An out-of-work logger got money to obtain prescribed medicine. A fourth-grade student… Continue reading

Street, sidewalk projects approved for Forks, Port Angeles, Port Townsend

Four road and sidewalk projects across the North Olympic Peninsula have received grant funding from the state Transportation Improvement Board. A total of $564,000 was… Continue reading

Port Angeles: $1 million federal appropriation virtually assures Gateway Center project

PORT ANGELES -- An unexpected million-dollar infusion of cash guarantees construction of a downtown transportation project and save city taxpayers money, a key project proponent… Continue reading

Small quake under Strait of Juan de Fuca

A small earthquake centered in the Strait of Juan de Fuca due north of Dungeness Bay occurred early Monday morning. No reports of damage --… Continue reading

A grand old day for a Port Angeles granddad

PORT ANGELES -- "Twas a grand day when granddad got the Grand Old Flag on Sunday, the day Warren Harding Konopaski celebrated 82 years. About… Continue reading

No, Richard Gere won’t be there

Port Townsend extras and crew members and the general public are welcomed to "An Officer and a Gentleman"' reunion at noon Sunday at The Rose… Continue reading

Two Port Angeles events bring on the holiday, winter seasons

PORT ANGELES -- Two weekend events point to the fact that winter and the holiday shopping season are just around the corner. Merchants in downtown… Continue reading

Clallam: Emotions run high as stricken county commissioner receives quilt

Tears, cheers -- and a handmade quilt to keep him warm -- greeted Clallam County Commissioner Steve Tharinger at the start of the Board of… Continue reading

Peninsula jobless rate climbs — just a little

North Olympic Peninsula unemployment rates edged upward in October, but are still much lower than a year ago. Clallam County's jobless rate in October rose… Continue reading

Floor of new Sequim transportation, community center too wet to lay flooring

SEQUIM -- A ground-floor issue -- the ground floor itself -- is all that's blocking completion of the Sequim Transportation Center. The building, which also… Continue reading

Port Angeles City Council due to consider reorganization plan tonight

The Port Angeles City Council tonight is expected to discuss plans to fold its Parks and Recreation Department into the Public Works and Utilities Department… Continue reading

Sports: Sequim alumni tourney set later this month

SEQUIM -- The sixth annual Sequim High School boys basketball alumni tournament is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 27. Teams that want to register must do… Continue reading

U.S. Marshal’s Service involved in search for escaped murderer

The U.S. Marshal's Service is looking for the murderer of a Sequim-area couple who escaped from a Seattle halfway house. The state Department of Corrections… Continue reading

Clallam: Search for new county treasurer narrowed to three finalists

The search for an appointed Clallam County treasurer was narrowed to three finalists Friday. A special screening committee recommended to county commissioners Beth Loveridge, former… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Man shows up at hospital with gunshot wound in leg

PORT ANGELES -- A man was shot in his leg Thursday morning, and Clallam County sheriff's deputies are trying to figure out how it happened.… Continue reading

Port Townsend ferry runs altered because of low tides

Washington State Ferry runs between Port Townsend and Keystone will be affected -- and altered -- by low tides and ebb currents near Whidbey Island… Continue reading

See smoke? DNR burning slash on North Olympic Peninsula

The state Department of Natural Resources is burning slash on its lands on parts of the North Olympic Peninsula. DNR began burning in the Foothills… Continue reading

Peninsula Veterans Day ceremonies today

Veterans Day observances on the North Olympic Peninsula today: * The U.S. Coast Guard will host the region's largest ceremony at Group/Air Station Port Angeles… Continue reading

Sequim: Police baffled over who masked bandit might be

The man who robbed Hollywood Video in Sequim with a semiautomatic pistol remains at large as police continue to investigate. Police Sgt. Sean Madison on… Continue reading

Clallam: Final “big” budget tally today

About 5,000 more ballots from the Nov. 2 election will be counted by the Clallam County auditor today starting about 10 a.m. This will be… Continue reading