Peninsula Daily News

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

Peninsula: Rep. Dicks to hold community forums Saturday

Congressman Norm Dicks, will host town meetings Saturday in Port Angeles and Port Townsend. Dicks, D-Bremerton, is encouraging residents to attend the meetings to discuss… Continue reading

Clallam: County law enforcement officers consider similar door-to-door effort

Clallam County Sheriff's Department officials say they are looking into partnering with other law enforcement agencies to conduct a door-to-door campaign to apprehend residents with… Continue reading

Thank you! Peninsula Home Fund reaches final total of $63,777

PENINSULA DAILY NEWS - Counting 11 last-minute contributions, a record-breaking $63,777 from people and organizations in Clallam and Jefferson counties was contributed to the Peninsula… Continue reading

Neah Bay: Pro-animal groups sue to get another Makah whaling review

The Fund for Animals, the Humane Society of the United States and other groups have filed a legal challenge in U.S. District Court opposing new… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Fund-raiser for public safety tribute set for Saturday

PORT ANGELES -- Tickets are still available for Celebration of America: A Tribute to Public Safety, scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday at Port Angeles High… Continue reading

Sequim: Fund established for flood victims

SEQUIM -- Neighbors have set up an account at a local bank for donations to assist a couple forced from their home Monday by the… Continue reading

Dungeness River sets flood record

SEQUIM -- Intense rains and heavy snow melt have led to a new flood-stage record on the Dungeness River. The river crested just before 9… Continue reading

Jefferson: Officials to discuss switching 9-1-1 authority

Jefferson County officials will discuss transferring 9-1-1 responsibilities from the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office to a new agency Thursday. A 9 a.m. meeting set for… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Builders join other business groups in objecting to Port director’s contract

PORT ANGELES -- Another business group has objected to Port of Port Angeles Executive Director Clyde Boddy's controversial contract that allows him to work part-time… Continue reading

West End: Surf Frolic begins today at First Beach

Surfers and sea kayakers are expected to push the envelope of the curl of waves pounding First Beach today, Saturday and Sunday. Nearly 100 surfers… Continue reading