Peninsula Daily News

Rain fails to dampen the fun at Clallam County Fair, which ends today

A little rain? It doesn't dampen the spirits or the fun of the 2004 Clallam County Fair, which ends its four-day run today. The theme… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Hospital district, oncologist come to terms

Medical oncologist Dr. Robert Witham and Olympic Medical Center have resolved their differences over Witham's access to the hospital's Olympic Medical Cancer Center in Sequim,… Continue reading

Clallam: Water emergency in unincorporated areas east of Port Angeles

Clallam County Public Utility District is asking all Fairview water system customers to conserve water immediately until further notice due to a reservoir being out… Continue reading

Novelist to appear at Port Townsend Film Festival

PORT TOWNSEND -- Noted Seattle novelist Tom Robbins has been named as guest curator of the Port Townsend Film Festival. Robbins, author of books such… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Tongue and Groove take the stage tonight at City Pier

PORT ANGELES -- Tongue and Groove is the featured band at the free Concert at the Pier tonight. One of the most popular groups on… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Dixieland music tonight on waterfront

PORT TOWNSEND -- The Dukes of Dabob play New Orleans-style Dixieland jazz in a free concert at the Quincy Street Dock tonight. The sixth of… Continue reading

Sequim: School Board approves budget

Directors of the Sequim School District Board quietly approved a $19.94 million operating budget for the 2004-05 school year during a meeting Monday night. Director… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Fluoride, garbage rates considered by City Council tonight

The Port Angeles City Council will publicly deliberate tonight on whether to seek more environmental studies on the proposed fluoridation of municipal water. The meeting… Continue reading

Sequim: City schedules community meetings on new traffic circle

Two meetings on driving the new Sequim traffic circle -- or "roundabout"' -- on Washington Street at River Road will be held Thursday. The meetings… Continue reading

Valley Creek bridge traffic to be restricted

PORT ANGELES -- Biennial inspection of the Eighth Street bridge over Valley Creek will begin today and last through Wednesday. Traffic will be restricted to… Continue reading

Miller Peninsula land acquisition also topic of state parks commission in Port Angeles today

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission meets in Port Angeles today to discuss the future of a Hoko River state park and adding to… Continue reading

Sequim: Shopping center approved for construction

The Sequim City Council has approved preliminary permitting and a land-use zoning modification allowing for construction of a regional shopping center south of the downtown… Continue reading

Trash dumping making Elwha River ‘a mess’

Trash dumped along the Elwha River is raising health and ecological concerns -- especially when the river rises and the abandoned cars and other garbage… Continue reading

Hood Canal fishing closure made permanent by state commission

All sport and nontribal commercial fishing in Hood Canal, except for salmon, is now closed until low oxygen levels in the scenic waterway improve. As… Continue reading

Shine: Pickup pulling trailer jackknifes, traps driver

A pickup truck pulling a travel trailer flipped Sunday about five miles west of the Hood Canal Bridge, trapping the driver and tying up traffic… Continue reading

Forks: Rubicon rocket launch planned for Sunday

Space Transport Corp. aerospace engineers on Thursday successfully tested the control thrusters that will steer their Rubicon rocket during launch, now planned for Sunday afternoon… Continue reading

Olympic Medical Center agrees to contract with tribe for OB/GYN services in Sequim to avert potential ‘catastrophe’

Olympic Medical Center will provide gynecological and obstetric services through the Jamestown S"Klallam tribe, averting "a catastrophe," hospital commission chairman Dr. Jorgen Quistgaard said Wednesday.… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Council to discuss fluoride again today

The Port Angeles City Council is scheduled to meet today to deliberate on whether environmental studies are needed before following through with a 2003 vote… Continue reading

Joyce: Manufactured home gutted by fire; family homeless

JOYCE -- A fire that gutted a Shire Lane manufactured home Sunday afternoon left a family of five homeless. The family found their home engulfed… Continue reading

Lake Crescent: Fire above Lake Crescent contained

A fire in steep state Department of Natural Resources terrain north of Lake Crescent was contained at 15 acres Sunday afternoon. "We do have a… Continue reading