Peninsula Daily News

Case pending against protester who staged sit-in at Navy base

The Port Townsend war protester who put herself up for arrest after a sit-in at the entrance to the Indian Island Navy base Monday has… Continue reading

Power out in Joyce, lake areas

An outage interrupted a basketball game and left about 1,000 customers west of Port Angeles without power for up to three hours Tuesday. The outage… Continue reading

Sports: Port Townsend, Chimacum enter state tournament play today

Both Port Townsend and Chimacum have their work cut out for them in the state 2A basketball tournament that starts today at the Yakima SunDome.… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Officials fill vacancy on ethics board

Bill Medlicott has been selected to fill the final seat on the Port Townsend city ethics board investigating a complaint against Councilwoman Freida Fenn. He… Continue reading

Sequim: Panel will explore possible “bubble fishery”” at John Wayne Marina

SEQUIM -- The John Wayne Marina Advisory Committee will study creation of a salmon "bubble fishery"' at the marina. Committee members had originally proposed the… Continue reading

Sequim: Schools superintendent finalists to visit this week

The three finalists to be Sequim's next schools superintendent are visiting the city today, Wednesday and Thursday. The public will have a chance to meet… Continue reading

Clallam: 17 crashes linked to foul weather

The Washington State Patrol responded to 17 weather-related vehicular crashes Saturday and Saturday night, but only two minor injuries were reported around Clallam County. Washington… Continue reading

Clallam: Survivor in fatal crash in serious condtion

A Beaver woman remained in serious condition Sunday following a head-on car crash late Friday night that killed two others on U.S. Highway 101 at… Continue reading

Peninsula: Blizzard-like winds, snow slam Hurricane Ridge

Blizzard conditions, extreme avalanche danger and nine-foot snowdrifts at the Hurricane Ridge lodge parking lot closed Hurricane Ridge Road all day Sunday. It was unknown… Continue reading

Port Townsend girls going to state

UNIVERSITY PLACE -- The Port Townsend High School girls basketball team will be going to state after its 46-31 victory over Steilacoom on Saturday night… Continue reading

Patriarch and civic leader Howard Ruddell dies at 90

Howard B. Ruddell, longtime Port Angeles auto dealer and civic leader, is dead at age 90. Please click on Obituaries at left for the full… Continue reading

Port Ludlow’s secret is out

Port Ludlow is one of the best neighborhoods in American for retirees, says Where to Retire, a 200,000-circulation national magazine for retirees. It profiles Port… Continue reading

Jefferson PUD offers loan of water meters

Jefferson County can save more than $38,250 on its water meter reading plans for Marrowstone Island if it accepts a utility district proposal. Jefferson County… Continue reading

Sports: State playoff action

SPOKANE -- Tyler Henley scored 25 points and Scott Patten added 20 to carry seventh-ranked St. George's to a 64-50 victory over fifth-ranked Clallam Bay… Continue reading

PA council won’t revisit fluoridation decision

The Port Angeles City Council refused a request Tuesday night from a half-dozen people to revisit its Feb. 18 decision to fluoridate the city's water… Continue reading

Peninsula unemployment soars

Clallam and Jefferson counties' unemployment rates rose dramatically during January compared with December's, Washington State Employment Security's monthly report shows. Clallam County closed January with… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Reward offered in arson case

A $500 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of anyone responsible for the Feb. 24 fire that destroyed a… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Graving yard receives city building permit

The state Department of Transportation's proposed graving yard has received a Port Angeles city building permit, clearing another of its many hurdles. The permit for… Continue reading

Port Townsend residents help open children’s center in Vietnam

Five Port Townsend residents helped open a $2.5 million rehabilitation center in a Vietnamese village on Friday. David Goldsmith, John and Donna Doney, Sally Gooding… Continue reading

The field of candidates to be the next superintendent of Sequim schools has been narrowed to five.

The five semifinalists are Dr. Donald Brannam, director of instruction and staff development in the Anacortes School District; Garn Christensen, superintendent of Chewelah School District;… Continue reading