Peninsula Daily News

West End: Flood disaster recovery office to operate in Forks next week

A Disaster Recovery Center has been established in Forks and will be operated for a limited time next week. The center will be located at… Continue reading

Peninsula: Flood relief agreement signed

Gov. Gary Locke and the Federal Emergency Management Agency signed an agreement Tuesday that triggers federal disaster help for Jefferson, Clallam and 13 other counties… Continue reading

All Clallam races stay the same as final ballots counted

PORT ANGELES -- Margins of victory stayed the same for Rob Robertsen, Steve Tharinger and in all other races after election officials counted late-arriving mail… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Job recruiters work Westport open house

PORT ANGELES -- Westport Shipyard Inc. human resources representatives were actively recruiting employees Monday morning during the company's grand opening. Craig Clark, Westport human resource… Continue reading

Federal money approved for Peninsula floods damage

Residents and business owners who sustained damage during the flooding can begin the disaster relief process by calling 800-621-3362 or 800-462-7585 for the hearing and… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Westport Shipyard, airport road dedications today

It's a good day for ribbons and scissors in Port Angeles today as two significant dedications are scheduled. Westport Shipyard Inc. cuts the ribbon on… Continue reading

Your guide to Veterans Day events on the North Olympic Peninsula

Veterans Day tributes are scheduled across Jefferson and Clallam counties to honor the men and women who have served in the armed forces. The holiday… Continue reading

If you want to attend Westport’s grand opening

PORT ANGELES -- Westport Shipyard Inc. officials will be joined by business and community leaders to celebrate the grand opening of the company's new luxury… Continue reading

“Not a death blow,” says Clallam economic development chief

Jim Haguewood, Clallam County Economic Development Council executive director, called Horizon Air's loss "a disappointment, not a death blow." "It's a step back in our… Continue reading

Congress OKs funds for Hood Canal study

Alarmed about the death of thousands of fish in Hood Canal the past two years, the federal government has approved about $350,000 to study the… Continue reading

Outdoor burning banned — and the state would like to halt indoor fires, woodstoves, too

PENINSULA DAILY NEWS Outdoor burning has been banned statewide by the state Department of Ecology and Olympic Peninsula residents are being asked to voluntarily stop… Continue reading

Sequim: SunLand neighbors help douse roof fire

Neighbors used hoses to quickly extinguish a fire on a cedar shake roof Wednesday night in the SunLand housing development north of Sequim. The fire… Continue reading

Jefferson Sheriff’s Office places jail information on Internet

The Jefferson County Jail has joined Snohomish and Pierce counties in making information on current inmate population available on the internet. The Web site allows… Continue reading

Studded tires OK, but the road departments would rather you not use them

Use of studded tires on state highways became legal for the winter on Saturday. Their use remains legal through March 31. But the state Department… Continue reading

Clallam: Less than 28 percent of ballots returned so far

The Clallam County Auditor's Office by Thursday received 11,075 of 40,196 ballots mailed out to voters for Tuesday's general election. That amounts to 27.55 percent… Continue reading

Jefferson: Almost 50 percent of absentee ballots returned

Nearly 50 percent of Jefferson County's absentee ballots have been returned to the Auditor's Office in Port Townsend. Elections officials said Thursday that 5,723 ballots,… Continue reading

Port Ludlow: Coast Guard monitoring boat sinking in case of oil spill

PORT LUDLOW -- The Coast Guard says it is continuing to watch for a fuel slick from a 55-foot fishing vessel that sank near the… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Scout House get reprieve

PORT TOWNSEND -- Chief Seattle Boy Scout Council has agreed to place plans to sell the landmark Scout House in Port Townsend on hold for… Continue reading

West End: Crew begins improvement project on Marymere Falls Trail

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK -- The popular Marymere Falls trail above Lake Crescent will undergo the first phase of a major repair project during the next… Continue reading

Clallam: Candidates’ TV interviews to be rebroadcast tonight

Peninsula Daily News-Peninsula News Network "Questions for Candidates"' general election forums will be rebroadcast from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. today on Wave Broadband channel… Continue reading