Peninsula Daily News

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

Sports: Forks girls qualify for playoffs

FORKS -- The Forks High School girls basketball team solidified third place in the Southwest Washington League and picked up a pass to the postseason… Continue reading

Weekdays vs. weekends? What’s your opinion?

SHOULD THE STATE Department of Transportation and Hood Canal Bridge contractor close the North Olympic Peninsula's lifeline to the Puget Sound area during weekdays or… Continue reading

Running team garners $53,000 for Olympic Medical Center

Olympic Medical Center Foundation will present Olympic Medical Center with more than $53,000 raised by 40 volunteers at the hospital district's board of directors' meeting… Continue reading

Weekend activities across the North Olympic Peninsula

A variety of activities -- from a "CROP walk"' to a travel show to two children's concerts and the "most romantic woman" -- are on… Continue reading

Expert advisers preparing report on what’s next for Hood Canal Bridge project

OLYMPIA -- Six experts have begun advising the state Department of Transportation on how to proceed with repairing the Hood Canal Bridge. The Dec. 21… Continue reading

Meeting to explore agricultural center concept to be held today

A meeting to discuss a food enterprise center that could boost agriculture and food entrepreneurship on the North Olympic Peninsula is scheduled at 4 p.m.… Continue reading

Text of Friday’s letter from Gov. Christine Gregoire to the top two Washington State Department of Transportation officials.

The letter was obtained by Peninsula Daily News on Monday. Mr. Dale Stedman, Chair Mr. Doug MacDonald, Secretary Department of Transportation Transportation Commission P.O. Box… Continue reading

Hood Canal Bridge lane restrictions, Port Townsend ferry cancellation today

Nature and construction work are impeding the Hood Canal Bridge and the Port Townsend state ferry today. Motorists can expect a single-lane closure on the… Continue reading

Sloop runs aground in Port Angeles Harbor

PORT ANGELES -- A 39-foot sloop was pulled and pushed to safety Sunday after it ran aground in the crook of Ediz Hook near the… Continue reading

Woman held for investigation after suspicious fire at Sequim motel

SEQUIM -- A fire destroyed a Sequim motel room Saturday night, and while no one was injured, a woman was jailed while police investigate attempted… Continue reading

Buck, Woods press new demand for graving yard probe

This statement was released by state Rep. Jim Buck's office in Olympia on Friday: Saying that they have little confidence in the state Department of… Continue reading

More water service to be shut off in Port Angeles on Tuesday

PORT ANGELES -- Water service will be shut off from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to most city water customers east of Race Street… Continue reading

Port Ludlow man named Brinnon fire chief

BRINNON -- A veteran firefighter from Port Ludlow who vowed to work for the Brinnon area has been named chief of Jefferson County Fire District… Continue reading

Tribe, state agency feel the backlash

NEAH BAY -- The Makah tribal chairman, Ben Johnson, says that hostile public response to last week's published reports that quoted state Fish and Wildlife… Continue reading

Ball in the House sings tonight

PORT ANGELES -- Ball in the House, an a cappella group, performs tonight in the Port Angeles High School auditorium, 304 E. Park Ave. The… Continue reading

Crescent High School names coach

JOYCE -- Lee Keown, the Crescent High School girls basketball coach, has been named the school's head boys and girls track and field coach. His… Continue reading