Peninsula Daily News

Clallam: Deadline Friday for sheriff applications

PORT ANGELES -- Clallam County commissioners will accept applications through Friday for the interim county sheriff's position to be filled when Sheriff Joe Hawe retires… Continue reading

Sequim construction “overview” Wednesday

SEQUIM -- An overview of Sequim's downtown revitalization project will be provided to businesses and residents by city officials Wednesday night. The City Council voted… Continue reading

Clallam: United Way campaign kicks off soon

The 51st annual United Way campaign gets under way with meetings and special events over the next two weeks across the North Olympic Peninsula. This… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Wooden Boat Festival ends today

PORT TOWNSEND -- If it's wooden and travels the high seas or bays, visitors can find it at the 27th annual Wooden Boat Festival this… Continue reading

Sports: Roughriders lose opener in final seconds

PORT ANGELES -- Shorewood quarterback Shawn Tracy completed a 65-yard pass to Wade Gurnett with 33 seconds remaining, breaking a 14-14 tie and lifting the… Continue reading

Peninsula: High school football season kicks off

The 2003 high school football season opens this weekend around the North Olympic Peninsula as well as the state. Following are capsules of opening games… Continue reading

The delay in building the state Department of Transportation’s graving yard on Marine Drive is costing $30,000 a day.

Linda Mullen, director of communications for the state agency, gave the estimate Thursday. She said there were no new developments or an estimate on when… Continue reading

Clallam: Primary ballots start trickling in

A little more than 10 percent of the ballots for the Sept. 16 primary election have been returned to the Clallam County Auditor's Office. Clallam… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Still no charges in Aldrich’s grocery fire

The Police Department's investigation into the Aug. 4 Aldrich's grocery fire should be wrapping up soon. Police Chief Kristen Anderson said Tuesday that two of… Continue reading

Sequim Bay closed to shellfishing

The state Department of Health has closed Sequim Bay to all shellfishing due to elevated levels of paralytic shellfish poisoning toxin found in the water.… Continue reading

Some Peninsula school districts ready to start this week

The end of the Labor Day weekend signals the return of students to classrooms across the North Olympic Peninsula. Port Townsend and Brinnon start their… Continue reading

To readers:

A special section of the PDN appears Sunday to provide voters with information about the Sept. 16 primary elections. Separate tabloid sections for Clallam and… Continue reading

Peninsula: WASL scores bring mixed reaction

There was a mixed reaction as officials from across the North Olympic Peninsula began studying Washington Assessment of Student Learning results released Thursday. Most Peninsula… Continue reading

Peninsula: What’s closed on Labor Day . . . . . . .

Monday's holiday celebrating Labor Day will provide a three-day weekend for many North Olympic Peninsula workers. * Government: All Washington State offices, Clallam and Jefferson… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Leaning supertanker? It’s OK, Coast Guard says

A large tanker may be leaning heavily on its side in Port Angeles Harbor this week. But not to worry, according to the U.S. Coast… Continue reading

Jefferson: Thousands of ballots go out to voters today

PORT TOWNSEND -- Nearly 8,000 ballots go in the mail today for Jefferson County voters in preparation for the Sept. 16 primary election. Elections Supervisor… Continue reading

Election candidates on TV tonight

The PDN and Peninsula News Network will team up tonight for a special televised campaign forum. "Questions for Candidates"' will bring together political hopefuls in… Continue reading

Jefferson: Election ballots go out Wednesday for two races

PORT TOWNSEND -- Mail-in ballots go out Wednesday to registered voters in the appropriate voting districts for the Sept. 16 primary election. The two contested… Continue reading

Miller Peninsula: Wildfire contained, but crews monitor hot spots

A wildfire that blackened 20 acres of Miller Peninsula between Sequim Bay and Discovery Bay on Sunday continued to smolder Monday. The blaze, which was… Continue reading