Peninsula Daily News

Port Angeles: Anacortes hearing tonight to have bearing on locating yacht facility

The Port of Anacortes holds a public hearing tonight on selling about three acres of its port property to Westport Shipyard. If the port is… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Ohio woman to head Fort Worden State Park

An Ohio-based parks consultant was chosen as the new manager of Fort Worden State Park on Wednesday. Kate Burke of Greenville, Ohio, was selected from… Continue reading

Chimacum: PT hammers Cowboys in girls’ soccer

CHIMACUM -- Port Townsend High School hammered Chimacum 10-0 in a Nisqually League girls soccer game on Tuesday. The Redskins peppered the Cowboys' net for… Continue reading

Jefferson/West End: Cable TV firm in row with Seattle CBS station

The cable television provider in East Jefferson County and part of Clallam County's West End is waging a war of words with Seattle's CBS affiliate,… Continue reading

Region: Small earthquake shakes San Juans, felt on Peninsula

FRIDAY HARBOR -- A small earthquake with an estimated magnitude of 4.2 struck south of this San Juan Islands community Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey… Continue reading

Sunday Showcase: More single mothers living in poverty

More and more families headed by single mothers are living in poverty in Clallam and Jefferson counties. Census figures from 1990 and 2000 paint a… Continue reading

Sunday Showcase: The geography of poverty on the Peninsula

Officials say the percentage of families living in poverty on the North Olympic Peninsula is alarming. Nine communities here have a higher percentage of families… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Take a peek into lavish Victorian homes this weekend

The Jefferson General Hospital Auxiliary is inviting the public into other people's homes. Come right in, feel free to roam about the place and take… Continue reading

Quilcene: Annual parade and fair on Saturday

The Quilcene Parade and Fair 2002 will include such community favorites as a pancake breakfast, parade, football game, music, vendors, arts and crafts, informational booths,… Continue reading

Jefferson: Officials count 829 more ballots

There were no major shifts in any of the primary election races in Jefferson County after 829 new ballots were counted Wednesday. The only minor… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Movie partly filmed here will debut next month

"The Ring," a movie filmed partly in Port Townsend last fall, is set to premiere at the Hollywood Film Festival on Oct. 2, and will… Continue reading

Peninsula: Park, forest lift open burn, smoking ban

Olympic National Forest and Olympic National Park officials have lifted a ban on open fires and smoking. Officials said Wednesday the ban was lifted at… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Library director to retire next year

Port Townsend Library Director Linnea Patrick announced Tuesday that she will retire at the end of 2003. The advance retirement notice allows the city to… Continue reading

Port Townsend: City Hall bond approved

The Port Townsend City Council gave final approval Monday night to a $3.465 million bond to finance the building of a City Hall annex and… Continue reading

Special message to readers

Voter information guides for Clallam and Jefferson counties are available free of charge while supplies last at the respective county courthouse, public libraries and the… Continue reading

Dungeness: Car plucked from pond

DUNGENESS -- A submerged vehicle found in a pond Saturday afternoon is prompting an investigation by Clallam County sheriff's deputies. The 1981 Honda Civic was… Continue reading

Peninsula: Tribal trawlers may be headed to deeper water

NEAH BAY -- Tribal fishermen may be pushed further out to sea to avoid violating a new federal ban on trawling at depths between 600… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Playground project ends with ice cream social tonight

PORT ANGELES -- An ice cream social at 6 p.m. today will herald Port Angeles' new "Dream Playground" at Erickson Park on Race Street across… Continue reading

Port Ludlow: Festival opens today; read all about it in Peninsula Spotlight

The Port Ludlow Festival offers a mix of patriotism and celebration this weekend. The event, sponsored by Port Ludlow Village Council, begins today, Sept. 13,… Continue reading

To readers of

We're happy to present our annual football preview magazine, "Gridiron 2002," appearing with the Friday/Saturday Peninsula Daily News. The 24-page magazine chronicles North Olympic Peninsula… Continue reading