Peninsula Daily News

Port Angeles: Y’s Teen Center to open Dec. 13

PORT ANGELES -- The YMCA's new teen center, with rooms full of color and youth entertainment, celebrates its grand opening Dec. 13 with a DJ… Continue reading

Slovakian exchange student named Crescent homecoming queen

JOYCE -- Most high school girls spend time dreaming of being crowned homecoming queen. But not Eva Vanova. Vanova, an exchange student from Bratislava, Slovakia,… Continue reading

2002 Peninsula Home Fund debuts, helps Jefferson, Clallam residents

A grandmother caring for two small children received help with her utility bills. An out-of-work logger got money to obtain prescribed medicine. Material was provided… Continue reading

Neah Bay: Coast Guard lights up scoreboards for Neah Bay High School

NEAH BAY -- Score three for Neah Bay High School and the U.S. Coast Guard. The high school on the Makah Reservation received three lighted… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Service club raises $38,659 in radiothon

Port Angeles Lions Club members took over radio KONP 1450 Thursday for an all-day "Food-a-Thon"' to solicit donations of money and food to assist the… Continue reading

Olympic National Park: Hurricane Ridge Road due to open today

Hurricane Ridge Road will open today -- weather permitting -- after Olympic National Park maintenance crews finish cleaning the last stretch of the 17-mile mountain… Continue reading

Neah Bay: Two advance to general election for Makah tribal council

Marcy Parker and Micah McCarty advance to the Makah general tribal council election ballot Dec. 16 after finishing first and second, respectively, in Tuesday's primary… Continue reading

Port Angeles: “Graving yard” sounds gothic for good reason

The name sounds downright gothic. And the principles behind a "graving dock yard"' that the state Department of Transportation wants to build in Port Angeles… Continue reading

Port Angeles: State decision second big boon to Port in less than two months

The Port Angeles graving yard is the second major maritime project that has come before the Port commissioners this fall. In October, Westport Shipyard Inc.… Continue reading

Decision about Port Angeles could come Wednesday

A Port Angeles "graving dock yard"' -- an on-shore dry dock that would be built next to the harbor with related facilities, including a concrete… Continue reading

Peninsula: Rains, winds herald season’s most powerful storm so far

The most powerful storm of the season so far brought gale-force winds to the eastern Strait of Juan de Fuca on Monday and a National… Continue reading

Clallam: Lower Elwha resident asks tribal chairman to step down

PORT ANGELES -- A Lower Elwha Klallam tribal member is calling for Chairman Dennis Sullivan to step down. David Charles requested Sullivan resign last month… Continue reading

Peninsula: Olympic National Forest to offer Christmas tree permits

Olympic National Forest will kick off the holiday season Monday by making Christmas tree cutting permits available. Tree cutting permits cost $5 and may be… Continue reading

What’s ahead for Peninsula weather?

El Nino is back, but weaker than its last visit to the Pacific Ocean. The result should be a mild winter for Jefferson and Clallam… Continue reading

Peninsula: Ballot counting resumes today

North Olympic Peninsula elections officials will continue counting general election ballots today. In Clallam County, at least 8,300 ballots will be tallied. Jefferson County officials… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Council continues hearing on water, sewer rates

Port Angeles residents will get another chance Nov. 19 to comment on a potential water rate increase. Sewer rates won't be increasing, though. The council… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Sailboat runs aground

The 43-foot steel sailboat Gia ran aground Tuesday night in Port Townsend Bay. Two vessel assist boats were dispatched to help dislodge the vessel from… Continue reading

Olympic National Park asking for public comment on facility repair projects

Olympic National Park is seeking public comment on its plan to rehabilitate two historic backcountry shelters and replace two backcountry trail bridges. "We invite interested… Continue reading

Peninsula: Writers, poets and photographers wanted

Tidepools 2003 is looking for a few good writers, poets and photographers. Tidepools is a literary magazine published annually by Peninsula College, with support from… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Roberts murder trial resumes today

The trial of accused murderer Thomas Martin Roberts resumes today in Clallam County Superior Court with defense witnesses. Roberts, 56, is charged with aggravated first-degree… Continue reading