Peninsula Daily News

Sequim: City to give $24,500 to social service groups

SEQUIM -- The United Way of Clallam County is accepting applications for funding by the city's Human Services program. The City Council authorized $24,500 to… Continue reading

BULLETIN: Fire rages through Forks apartment complex

Fire raged Wednesday night through a Forks complex of six to eight apartment units. Two residents were taken to Forks Community Hospital and reported in… Continue reading

Peninsula: Clallam, Jefferson counties stand to lose state I-695 aid

Clallam County can expect to lose $455,000 next year in state money that covers revenue losses caused by Initiative 695, Commissioner Mike Chapman said this… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Eyman cancels planned Saturday appearance

Initiative author Tim Eyman canceled a scheduled weekend appearance on the North Olympic Peninsula on Wednesday -- the same day that the state filed a… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Courthouse clock to be back in service soon

Time is standing still again at the Clallam County Courthouse. Clallam County Public Works Director Craig Jacobs said he has received numerous calls regarding the… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Fire damages house, contents

No one was injured when a fire raced through a Port Angeles residence Wednesday morning, causing about $25,000 damage to the structure. Two Port Angeles… Continue reading

West End: U.S. Navy continuing probe into jet crash

An investigation continues into the crash of a U.S. Navy EA-6B Prowler electronic warfare aircraft near Sappho in November. Cmdr. Jack Papp at the Navy's… Continue reading

Chimacum, Quilcene: Ballots coming in for school levy elections

More than half of the absentee ballots mailed to voters in Chimacum School District have been returned. Absentee ballots in the Quilcene School District maintenance… Continue reading

Clallam: Lower Dam Road closure extended for filming

Lower Dam Road will stay closed through Feb. 8 to allow Paramount Pictures to finishing filming the final scene of "The Hunted,"' starring Tommy Lee… Continue reading

Neah Bay: Weather puts scenic byway meeting on hold

Icy weather put Monday's meeting on the proposed Neah Bay scenic byway on ice for a month. The open house on the proposal by the… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Port board approves Boddy’s 9-month contract

Port of Port Angeles commissioners officially approved executive director Clyde Boddy's contract Monday evening. Boddy will receive $67,500 for nine months -- $7,500 a month… Continue reading

Peninsula: Mail ballot returns continue in key elections

Mail-in ballots continue to arrive for four school levy elections in Jefferson and Clallam counties. All ballots must be postmarked not later than Feb. 5,… Continue reading

Peninsula: Olympic park planning hearings this week

Olympic National Park officials are asking the public to participate in workshops Tuesday and Wednesday to address wilderness, access and other visitor issues as part… Continue reading

State drops Makah scenic byway idea, tribe might not

The state of Washington won't pursue the extension of a scenic byway designation for Highway 112 through the Makah reservation because of a lack of… Continue reading

Peninsula: Changes at the PDN

Staffing changes in the news offices in Port Townsend and Sequim take effect this week. Stuart Elliott was named chief Port Townsend-Jefferson County correspondent by… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Chamber installation slated today

PORT TOWNSEND -- The Chamber of Commerce installs its 2002 officers and board members at its annual brunch today at 11 a.m. at the Elks… Continue reading

Clallam: Freeholders meet tonight

The Clallam County Charter Review Commission will meet tonight to hear reports from several county officials. Commission members are charged with reviewing the county charter,… Continue reading

Jefferson: Absentee ballots rolling in

Absentee ballots in Feb. 5 school maintenance and operations levy elections in Chimacum and Quilcene are coming in. Jefferson County elections officials issued 703 ballots… Continue reading

Who gets a raise

Here are the salary changes for Clallam County elected officials as approved by county commissioners Tuesday: * Assessor -- $52,324 per year, advancing to $53,632… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Lower Dam Road to close for movie filming

Lower Dam Road west of Port Angeles will close for six days beginning today for filming of Paramount Pictures' "The Hunted," starring Tommy Lee Jones… Continue reading