Peninsula Daily News

Diamond Point: Search continues for missing plane

The search will continue today for a small, single-engine plane that disappeared after leaving Diamond Point Airport on Sunday. Searchers on Wednesday, partially hampered by… Continue reading

Sequim: Lavender Festival preview meeting to be held tonight

Plans for this summer's Lavender Festival -- including the business community's involvement -- will be discussed at a Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce forum tonight.… Continue reading

Plan to boost logging in state forests draws praise, criticism

OLYMPIA -- Logging on state lands on the North Olympic Peninsula and elsewhere could increase by about 35 percent over the next two decades, under… Continue reading

Port Angeles council to honor ‘Gandy’ sculptor

PORT ANGELES -- Artist Jim Mattern -- creator of "Gandy Dancer"' and other major artworks that are part of Port Angeles' Art on the Town… Continue reading

Sports: Peninsula College men wallop Walla Walla

KENNEWICK -- Even though his team suffered through a miserable 3-21 campaign a year ago, Peninsula College men's basketball coach Peter Stewart knew it had… Continue reading

Dungeness: Divers raise derelict crab pots from bay

A diving crew pulled up about 25 heavy-duty commercial-grade crab pots from Dungeness Bay on Thursday, freeing a large number of live crabs trapped in… Continue reading

Sports: Sequim loses in basketball playoffs

FEDERAL WAY -- Mount Rainier came back in the second half to end the season for Sequim in the Class 2A West Central District boys… Continue reading

Forks: Elwha River restoration project to be topic of public forum

FORKS -- A public forum to provide information about restoration and dam removal projects on the Elwha River has been set for March 10. Olympic… Continue reading

Jefferson: Hubby of former Demo leader new chairman

Bill Biery of Port Townsend was elected chairman of the Jefferson County Democratic Party on Tuesday night. Biery is the husband of former chairwoman Nancy… Continue reading

Gardiner: Another cougar attack reported

Two donkeys suffered minor lacerations late Monday night or early Tuesday in a cougar attack in the Gardiner area. The injuries weren't life-threatening. Owner Patty… Continue reading

Sports: Neah Bay loses in district playoff game

SEATTLE -- The reining Class B state boys basketball champions delayed the celebration for the Neah Bay Red Devils in the Tri-District playoffs Tuesday night… Continue reading

Sports: Rally today sends off Peninsula College basketball team to leage tourney

PORT ANGELES -- The sendoff party for the Peninsula College men's basketball team to the league championship tournament is today starting at noon. The general… Continue reading

Jefferson: County commissioner to announce re-election bid

Jefferson County Commissioner Dan Titterness is expected to announce his bid for re-election Thursday. Titterness, R-Port Townsend, will keynote the Jefferson County Republican Party meeting… Continue reading

Sequim: School Board to discuss budget cuts tonight

The Sequim School Board will hold a special meeting tonight to consider program cuts deemed necessary by the recent failure of a $5.44 million maintenance… Continue reading

Sequim: Shopping center issue goes to court today – A land-use case challenging the construction of a regional shopping center in Sequim is scheduled for trial at 1:30 p.m. today in Clallam County Superior Court in Port Angeles.

Citizens group Sequim First filed the suit last September against the city of Sequim and AVB Development Partners, an Arizona-based developer proposing a 395,000-square-foot shopping… Continue reading

The state Department of Fish and Wildlife and other agencies will hold a forum on the future of Sequim-Dungeness Valley’s elk herd today.

The forum in Guy Cole Convention Center at Carrie Black Park, 201 N. Blake Ave., will open with information booths staffed from 1 p.m. to… Continue reading

Peninsula: Emissions pour from visiting vessels

For every day it's anchored or docked in a harbor, a cargo ship's smokestacks can spew as much nitrogen oxide into the air as 12,500… Continue reading

Hercules the lobster becomes a Maine attraction

Hercules, the 14-pound lobster, continues to find acclaim as he is reintroduced to his Atlantic habitat from a Port Angeles supermarket's lobster tank. A short… Continue reading

Port Angeles-based Coast Guard helicopter jettisons door

A door on an HH-65A Dolphin helicopter stationed at Coast Guard Group/Air Station Port Angeles fell into Puget Sound during a training exercise Wednesday. There… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Town meeting on golf course future, proposed arts center tonight

The city will host a community forum at 6:30 p.m. today at the Fort Worden State Park Commons to discuss the future of the Port… Continue reading