Peninsula Daily News

Port Angeles: “Jazz in the Olympics” holds early-bird dances tonight

The eighth annual Jazz in the Olympics festival kicks off tonight in Port Angeles. "Early bird"' dances will be held at the Red Lion Hotel,… Continue reading

Forks: Quillayute Valley schools to lay off nine teachers

Quillayute Valley School District Superintendent Frank Walter confirmed late Tuesday that the district will lay off nine certified teachers in an effort to balance the… Continue reading

Port Angeles: City considers new tax to pay for stormwater system

PORT ANGELES -- The city may impose a new tax -- $6 to $8 a month for most residential homeowners to $276 a month for… Continue reading

Jefferson: Property tax payments due by April 30

Jefferson County property owners have one more week to pay their taxes. Payments, due April 30, can be mailed to P.O. Box 571, Port Townsend,… Continue reading

Peninsula: Gas prices generally parallel national averages

Gasoline prices on the North Olympic Peninsula over the weekend appeared to be near the national average. An informal survey of prices across the Peninsula… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Roughriders look like Mariners, come from behind to win

ANACORTES -- Port Angeles High School hit seven home runs in three games to improve to 8-0 in Narrows League baseball action and 11-1 overall… Continue reading

Peninsula: Boy Scout camporee set for today, Saturday at Fort Worden

Fort Worden State Park in Port Townsend will host the Boy Scouts" Spring Camporee today and Saturday. Fifteen troops -- 175 scouts -- from Clallam… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Next week’s Jazz in the Olympics festival previewed in Peninsula Spotlight

The Jazz in the Olympics Society will sponsor the Jazz in the Olympics Festival in Port Angeles April 26 through April 28. Nine bands will… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Hood Canal Bridge session set for Friday

Plans to close Hood Canal Bridge in 2006 will be addressed during a meeting in Port Townsend on Friday. The Peninsula Regional Transportation Policy Organization… Continue reading

Peninsula: Unemployment rate continues to fall

A report released Tuesday by the state Employment Security Department shows the jobless rate on the North Olympic Peninsula still falling in March. In Jefferson… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Convention center gets PABA endorsement

The Port Angeles Business Association on Tuesday passed a resolution supporting developer Randal Jay Ehm's plans for a waterfront hotel and convention center. Approved in… Continue reading

Forks: Community forum to discuss school technology today

Forks High School and a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will be discussed during a community forum today. The high school was… Continue reading

Jefferson: County now has a terrorism reaction plan

The Jefferson County Department of Emergency Management has presented county comissioners with a plan that spells out how local government, fire and medical agencies would… Continue reading

Jefferson: County, city agree to let expert examine Glen Cove’s potential

The Port Townsend City Council and Jefferson County commissioners approved an agreement Monday to help resolve their differences over the future of Glen Cove. And… Continue reading

Jefferson: Washout keeps Dosewallips Road closed

HOODSPORT -- A key access road to the eastern side of Olympic National Park that was washed out by a winter storm will remain closed… Continue reading

Clallam: Clallam Transit names its outstanding employees for 2001

PORT ANGELES -- Jaci Rooney has been named Clallam Transit System Employee of the Year for 2001. Rooney, a driver, was chosen for the honor… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Conference center moves forward

PORT ANGELES -- A waterfront hotel and conference center is closer to reality. "I"m ready to go!" said Randal Jay Ehm, architect and developer, after… Continue reading

Sequim: Dungeness flooding likely destroyed redds

SEQUIM -- Jamestown S"Klallam tribal officials are calling last month's flooding along the Dungeness River a "historic event." According to Jamestown S'Klallam habitat biologist Byron… Continue reading

Clallam: Physicians benefit fund to award four grants

PORT ANGELES -- The Clallam County Physicians Community Benefit Fund will be awarding four grants this year totaling $9,865. This year's recipients are: * First… Continue reading

Peninsula: Walkling trust to provide $20,000 in grants

Five Peninsula groups have been selected to receive grants from the Ben and Myrtle Walkling Memorial Trust this year. The five grants, which total $20,000,… Continue reading