Peninsula Daily News

Port Townsend: Chamber of Commerce holds candidate forum today

PORT TOWNSEND -- Four candidates for City Council will appear before the Port Townsend Chamber of Commerce today in the second of two forums at… Continue reading

Day 5 of “Across the Olympic Mountains” expedition

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the final dispatch from Roger Harnack, Peninsula Daily News' local news editor. Packing a laptop computer and satellite telephone, he sent… Continue reading

Day 4: Two hikers fed up with the wet, chilly Olympics, quit “Press Expedition”

EDITOR"S NOTE: This is the fourth dispatch from Roger Harnack, Peninsula Daily News' local news editor. Packing a laptop computer and satellite telephone, he has… Continue reading

Clallam: Fair sets new attendance mark

Better weather on Sunday coupled with several competitions helped push attendance at the Clallam County Fair to a record. Sunday attendance pushed the final figure… Continue reading

Day 3: Press Expedition wades through mountains

EDITOR"S NOTE: This is the third dispatch from Roger Harnack, Peninsula Daily News' local news editor. Packing a laptop computer and satellite telephone, he is… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Downtown sculpture missing, presumed stolen

An attraction on the Port Angeles Business Association's Art on the Town tour is missing. "Olympic Cougar" by Sequim artist Gail McLain was probably taken… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Grant awarded toward new shelter for homeless

Serenity House of Clallam County has been awarded nearly $350,000 toward building an new emergency shelter for the homeless in Port Angeles. Federal Home Loan… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Two killed, three hurt in head-on collision

A Port Angeles man was one of two people killed Monday night in a head-on collision between Port Angeles and Sequim. Aaron Eaton, 24, was… Continue reading

Region: Crown Pacific OKs “alliance” with Louisiana-Pacific

Crown Pacific Partners, which owns a 3-year-old sawmill in Port Angeles and 83,000 acres of timberland across the Olympic Peninsula, announced an asset sale and… Continue reading

Clallam: Drug Court receives funds for operation

Clallam County's special courts for juvenile and adult drug offenders have received a total of $270,000 in grants, the county announced Monday. The Adult Drug… Continue reading

Day 1: Press expedition all abuzz from wasps

EDITOR"S NOTE: This is the first dispatch from Roger Harnack, Peninsula Daily News local news editor, one of the members of the "Across the Olympic… Continue reading

Olympic National Park: Missing hiker found safe

A 48-year-old hiker reported missing in Olympic National Park was found safe and in good condition Monday. Greg Grimstad of University Place was located after… Continue reading

Brinnon: Motorcyclist satisfactory following head-on

An Olympia woman was listed in satisfactory condition at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle following a head-on collision early Saturday afternoon on Highway 101 just… Continue reading

Olympic National Park: Journalists to retrace historical journey into “terra incognita”

"Terra incognita"' -- the unknown land. That's what residents of Washington territory called the interior of the Olympic Peninsula during the 1870s and 1880s. Rumors… Continue reading

Today at the Clallam County Fair

Here is the schedule for the final day of the 2001 Clallam County Fair. In today's Peninsula Daily News, we have more photos from the… Continue reading

Clallam County Fair schedule

Here is the Friday and Saturday schedule for the Clallam County Fair. Details about specific attractions, including The Wilkinsons, who appear Friday night at the… Continue reading

Clallam: 81st county fair opens today for four-day run

The Clallam County Fair opens its gates at 8 a.m. today to the traditional sights and sounds of 4-H animal competitions. It closes its 81st… Continue reading

West End: CenturyTel gets Alltel makes unsolicited $6.1 billion bid from Alltel

Alltel Corp. executives declined to say Wednesday whether they would pursue a hostile takeover of CenturyTel Inc. after the communications provider rejected its $6.1 billion… Continue reading

Peninsula: Burn ban imposed in National Park, Forest

Citing recent dry conditions, Olympic National Park and Olympic National Forest officials jointly instituted a ban on open fires, effective today. "With the number of… Continue reading

Peninsula: Jefferson, Clallam jobless rates in different directions

Unemployment last month on the North Olympic Peninsula improved slightly in Jefferson County, but rose 0.4 percent in Clallam County. Jefferson County posted a 5.1… Continue reading