Peninsula Daily News

West End: Forum set on Healthy Forests Initiative

FORKS -- The Healthy Forests Initiative will be the topic of the next public forum at Olympic Natural Resources Center. The forum is scheduled for… Continue reading

Five to receive Clallam service awards

Five "local heroes"' will be honored today (Friday) with the Clallam County Community Service Award for 2003. The recipients are: * Patty Hannah, executive director… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Accused bank robber goes to court

Benjamin Michael Arredondo, 38, accused of robbing the downtown Port Angeles Bank of America, made his first appearance in Clallam County Superior Court Thursday afternoon… Continue reading

West End: Children to publish own books

Elementary school children in Forks, Neah Bay and LaPush will have the opportunity to write and publish books this week. Undergraduate students from the University… Continue reading

Peninsula: Soldiers to be honored by blue star posters

PORT ANGELES -- The American Legion chapter here is reviving the World War II custom of displaying a blue star in the window of a… Continue reading

West End: Driver hurt when tree crashes into car

A Puyallup man was listed in serious condition Sunday at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after a tree fell and struck the car he was… Continue reading

Peninsula’s congressman backs president’s call for war on Iraq

Differing with the Democratic Party leadership, U.S. Rep. Norm Dicks says he supports President Bush's decision to attack Iraq without the United Nations' full approval.… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Ferry runs canceled

Low tides are prompting Washington State Ferries officials to cancel ferry sailings between Port Townsend and Keystone over the next four days. Ferries officials have… Continue reading

What North Olympic Peninsula people are saying on possibility of war in Iraq

"God bless our troops."' North Olympic Peninsula residents appear to be solidly behind U.S. troops serving in the Persian Gulf region. There's a far greater… Continue reading

Peninsula: Forks auction reaches $69,000 mark

FORKS -- The Quillayute Valley Scholarship Auction at Bank of America hit $69,000 Sunday night after 880 items were auctioned off over a busy weekend.… Continue reading

Sports: Port Townsend, Chimacum have state playoff hopes dashed

YAKIMA -- Port Townsend and Chimacum were eliminated Thursday from the 2A state basketball tournament at the SunDome. Both teams lost loser-out games in the… Continue reading

Late sports result: Chelan 59, Port Townsend 38

The Port Townsend High School girls basketball team fell 59-38 to second-ranked Chelan late Wednesday in a first-round game at the state 2A tournament in… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Ferry schedule altered

Low tides and ebb currents have forced the cancellation of several ferry sailings between Port Townsend and Keystone this week. Washington State Ferries will cancel… Continue reading

Sports: Chimacum boys lose first round game in state tourney, play again today

YAKIMA -- The Chimacum High School boys basketball team incurred a 70-42 loss to top-ranked Nooksack Valley on Wednesday in the first round of the… Continue reading

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