Peninsula Daily News

Dicks to visit U.S. troops wounded in Iraq war

Rep. Norm Dicks, D-Bremerton, and other members of Congress will travel to Ramstein Air Force Base in Germany this weekend to pay tribute to troops… Continue reading

Port Angeles father to attend services for son killed in Iraq war

Port Angeles resident Brian Reiss is in Chattanooga, Tenn., today, where he will attend the burial of his son, Marine Sgt. Brendon S. Reiss, killed… Continue reading

Sunrise services mark Easter tradition

Three communities and several churches will hold sunrise services Easter Sunday. The tradition of sunrise services stem from Gospel stories of Jesus Christ's disciples visiting… Continue reading

Olympic Medical Center sells nursing home

Olympic Medical Center commissioners voted unanimously Wednesday to sell its nursing home in Sequim. Oregon based Avamere Health Services will pay $4.8 million for Olympic… Continue reading

Peninsula: Wilder reappointed to college board

Port Angeles car dealer Dan Wilder has been reappointed to the Peninsula College Board of Trustees by Gov. Gary Locke. The state Senate has confirmed… Continue reading

Joyce: “Daze” royalty to be picked tonight

Two local girls will be named 2003 Joyce Daze royalty tonight to reign over the Aug. 2 festival highlighting blackberries and the rural community. Five… Continue reading

Several Port Townsend-Keystone ferry route sailings are being canceled this week due to low tidal conditions.

Cancellations begin with today's 8 a.m. sailing from Port Townsend to Keystone and the 8:45 a.m. return run. On Thursday, the 8 a.m. sailing and… Continue reading

Sports: Final score … Chimacum 26, Port Townsend 2

PORT TOWNSEND -- Michelle Glynn ripped a grand slam and had seven RBIs as the Chimacum Cowboys beat archrival Port Townsend 26-2 in a five-inning… Continue reading

Forks: It’s lucky 13 for RainFest — still no rain

FORKS -- Hundreds of West End residents turned out Friday and Saturday to participate in 13th annual RainFest activities including a quilt show, arts and… Continue reading

Sequim: Big contract for Battelle

Battelle Marine Sciences Laboratory has been awarded a five-year $864,000 contract to conduct testing for the federal Environmental Protection Agency. Marine Chemistry Group leader Eric… Continue reading

Port Ludlow: Village Council appointee sought

The Port Ludlow Village Council will name a new member to the nongovernmental board when it meets next week. A new member is being sought… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Taste of PT is tonight

Eleven restaurants are opening up their doors to hungry Taste of Port Townsend eaters tonight. People who didn't buy tickets yet can do so today… Continue reading

Clallam: Commissioners firm county employee policy on military call-ups

Clallam County commissioners have approved a policy establishing medical benefit criteria for employees called up for active military service. Commissioners voted 2-0 Tuesday to approve… Continue reading

Mystery Bay: Winds blow away small fuel spill

Strong winds dissipated a small fuel spill Tuesday on Mystery Bay before the cause could be investigated. Jefferson County Fire District No. 1 (Chimacum) firefighters… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Opening arguments due today in big drug trial

Attorneys are expected to present their opening arguments today in Clallam County Superior Court in Port Angeles in the trial of Douglas Eugene Baker, 50,… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Errors costly for Redskins

PORT TOWNSEND -- Mistakes cost the youthful Port Townsend Redskins dearly in a Nisqually League baseball game against North Mason on Monday. The Bulldogs, a… Continue reading

Icebreaker to stop in Port Angeles after trip to Antarctica

The Coast Guard icebreaker Healy is scheduled to make a brief stop in Port Angeles today on its return from a three-month emergency deployment to… Continue reading

The motorcyclist involved in a Chimacum crash Tuesday morning has died.

Joshua S. Jones, 26, of Kingston was pronounced dead at 3:34 p.m. Wednesday at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, a nursing supervisor said. Jones, who… Continue reading

Building purchase paves way for Forks business incubator

FORKS -- CenturyTel will sell a 6,000-square-foot office building to the city, with the assistance of Clallam County and the Clallam County Economic Development Council.… Continue reading

Peninsula: Unemployment rates fall

Clallam and Jefferson countie's unemployment rates fell slightly during February compared with the same month last year, the monthly state unemployment report shows. The Washington… Continue reading