Peninsula Daily News

Port Townsend: Dancer injured during ballet performance

A dancer with the Pacific Northwest Ballet who was making her final U.S. performance before retiring suffered a broken foot during a show at Fort… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Man arrested after being turned away from Canada

A 31-year-old Forks man reportedly wanted in Alaska was arrested Sunday while returning to Port Angeles on the ferry MV Coho after being refused entry… Continue reading

Look back at the North Olympic Peninsula’s rich timber heritage in Sunday’s PDN

Gettysburg, Port Crescent, Port Discovery, Twin. To most of us, they're just names on recreational maps. But in the late 1800s and early 1900s, they… Continue reading

Olympic National Park admissions free for today, June 23

People can visit Olympic National Park and other national parks for free today. The $15-per-vehicle entrance fees were waived for Saturday and today as part… Continue reading

Summer on the Peninsula may be hotter, with less rain

Summer arrived at 6:24 a.m. Friday, bidding adieu to a spring that featured snowfall on its first day and a week of warm weather at… Continue reading

West End: Boat assisted by U.S. Coast Guard

NEAH BAY -- The U.S. Coast Guard towed a long-line fishing boat back to port Saturday after it reportedly took on water 10 miles west… Continue reading

Clallam: PUD OKs taking credit cards

Clallam County Public Utility District ratepayers soon will be able to pay their monthly bills with their credit cards following the utility commissioners' approval of… Continue reading

Peninsula: New unemployment figures released

A report released Tuesday by the state Employment Security Department shows that May jobless rates on the North Olympic Peninsula hovered near April levels. In… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Open house to share marine sanctuary exploration

Officials from the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary will share research findings with the public during a Thursday open house in Port Angeles. The event… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Fire at Daishowa causes smoke, not much else

A fire on Daishowa America property late Monday night gave off a lot of smoke but was out before Port Angeles city firefighters arrived. The… Continue reading

West End: Forks, LaPush officials to show appreciation of U.S. Coast Guard station

A recognition celebration for the Quillayute River Coast Guard Station will be held June 26. The event will begin at noon at the A-Ka-Lat Center… Continue reading

Peninsula: One of two drowning victims recovered

The body of a 16-year-old boy who drowned Saturday in the Quinault River was recovered shortly before 9 a.m. Sunday. The boy's identity was not… Continue reading

Gov. Locke’s surprise appearance highlights Peninsula high school graduations

Gov. Gary Locke's appearance at the Port Angeles High School graduation highlighted a weekend that finishes 2002 commencement exercises in Clallam and Jefferson counties. Graduating… Continue reading

Sunday Showcase: Estimated number of single fathers

Federal officials say about 15 percent of all single-parent households are led by single fathers. Although no agency tracks the exact number of single fathers… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Locke to make appearances on Friday

Gov. Gary Locke will be in Port Angeles on Friday afternoon to present a $3 million check for the North Olympic Peninsula Skills Center to… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Oil recovery barge to be dedicated

Clean Sound Cooperative will place a 200-foot barge into service with a ceremony today at 11 a.m. at the Port of Port Angeles T-Pier off… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Peace and Prayer Day moved to Elwha tribal center

PORT ANGELES -- There's a new location for World Peace and Prayer Day on June 21. Because of the need for larger facilities, the event… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Conference center meeting tonight

PORT ANGELES -- Clallam County commissioners and Port Angeles City Council members meet tonight in special session to discuss city-county issues. The meeting begins at… Continue reading

Hood Canal Bridge meetings this week

A presentation on the Hood Canal Bridge east half replacement project will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at North Kitsap High School,… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Tech center ribbon cutting Wednesday

PORT ANGELES -- The first phase transforming a 1900s-era building into a high-tech business hub is done, and it"ll be celebrated Wednesday. A ribbon-cutting ceremony… Continue reading