Peninsula Daily News

Jefferson: Fire destroys home in Quilcene

A Montecristo Lane wood-frame home was destroyed by fire late Saturday night while the owners were away, Jefferson County Fire District 2's fire chief said… Continue reading

Dungeness: Coast Guard rescues striken kayaker

A woman who became separated from her husband after winds increased during a kayaking trip Thursday was rescued from Dungeness Bay by a helicopter from… Continue reading

Port Angeles: New Kalakala foundation’s office leased

PORT ANGELES -- The Kalakala Alliance Foundation has leased an office downtown near where owner Steve Rodrigues hopes to moor the 1935 art-deco ferry. Port… Continue reading

How to help aspiring Olympian

The Port Townsend Rowing Club is sponsoring a dinner for David Friedericks from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 30. There is no charge,… Continue reading

Peninsula agencies join others across state, nation on orange alert

State and federal agencies, including the North Olympic Peninsula's Coast Guard command and U.S. Customs, increased their vigilance Sunday when the national alert level was… Continue reading

“Twas the weekend before Christmas, and all through the Peninsula . . .

The final weekend before Christmas features holiday events ranging from gingerbread contests to lighted boat parades across the North Olympic Peninsula. Members of the Ballet… Continue reading

Peninsula: Jobless rates in Clallam, Jefferson counties

Unemployment rose in Clallam County from October to November but remained stable in Jefferson County, state statistics show. But both counties showed lower unemployment from… Continue reading

Sports: Port Angeles Roughrider swim team loses to Central Kitsap

PORT ANGELES -- The Port Angeles High School boys swimming team lost 94-87 to Central Kitsap in Narrows League action on Thursday. Adam Cal-Cole, Brad… Continue reading

Ex-Port Angeles Coast Guardsman before court-martial today

A U.S. Coast Guardsmen who allegedly fabricated a racist note faces court-martial today in Seattle for charges in violation of the Uniform Code of Military… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Kalakala meeting tonight

Residents supporting the restoration of the classic ferry Kalakala and possibly mooring it in Port Angeles Harbor meet at 7 tonight at The Tempest, 535… Continue reading

Olympic Medical Center audit perfect, state Auditor’s Office says

PORT ANGELES -- Olympic Medical Center has added a perfect state audit to its list of accomplishments, according to a report issued by the state… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Peninsula rocketeers to show capsule in honor of centennial of flight today

A space capsule built in Forks that two aerospace engineers plan to launch on the West End goes on public display from 4 p.m. to… Continue reading

Sports: Forks girls defeat Clallam Bay

FORKS -- McKinnon Hanson had 25 points and six steals as the Forks High School girls basketball team rushed to a 52-39 nonleague win over… Continue reading

Carlsborg: Tests awaited on couple found dead in home

Results of toxicology tests on a Carlsborg couple who were found dead in their home Dec. 9 haven't been completed. Clallam County sheriff's detectives are… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Fort Worden free-parking deal struck

An agreement was reached Monday to keep free parking at Fort Worden State Park, Port Townsend Mayor Kees Kolff said Monday night. Parking will remain… Continue reading

Jefferson hospital hosts flu clinic today

PORT TOWNSEND -- Jefferson General Hospital will have a flu clinic today from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in conference room A, 834 Sheridan St.… Continue reading

Marrowstone: Port Ludlow man airlifted to hospital following rollover

A 51-year-old Port Ludlow man was listed in satisfactory condition Sunday at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after his van crashed on state Highway 116… Continue reading

Carlsborg: Elderly couple found dead in manufactured home; suicide investigated

CARLSBORG -- The deaths of an elderly couple are being investigated by Clallam County Sheriff's Department detectives. Sheriff's officials said there is no evidence, or… Continue reading

Port Townsend: City on shipbuilder’s short list

PORT TOWNSEND -- A California-based company that teased several Northwest cities, including Port Angeles, with the possibility of being home to a shipbuilding operation featuring… Continue reading

Sports: 24 turnovers doom Roughriders to 57-51 loss . . . plus other Saturday results

PORT ANGELES -- The Port Angeles High School boys basketball team lost 57-51 to Bellarmine Prep in nonleague play Saturday. "We had opportunities to tie… Continue reading