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Port Townsend: Council candidates at forum today

Candidates for Port Townsend City Council participate in a two-hour forum at noon today at the Point Hudson Pavilion, hosted by the Economic Development Council… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Council approves 19.6 percent electricity rate hike

The Port Angeles City Council approved an average 19.6 percent electricity rate increase Tuesday night. The vote was 5-1 with Cathleen McKeown voting no. Councilwoman… Continue reading

Peninsula: Olympic National Park plan meetings resume Tuesday

Public meetings will be held this week in Forks, Neah Bay, Clallam Bay and Seattle to get input on the future of Olympic National Park.… Continue reading

Port Angeles: More annexation outreach meetings this week

PORT ANGELES -- City officials on Thursday will hold the second of seven meetings to answer annexation questions. The meeting is scheduled from 6:30 p.m.… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Film festival up and running

Pass the popcorn and give two thumbs up for the second annual Port Townsend Film Festival this weekend -- three days of screening 22 films… Continue reading

Victoria: Buzz rises about a Queen Elizabeth visit next year

Buckingham Palace announced that Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip will visit British Columbia next year, and speculation immediately rose in the province's capital that… Continue reading

Clallam: Electricity restored Wednesday after two separate outages

A faulty insulator was likely to blame for a power outage that left the Forks and LaPush areas without power for most of Wednesday morning,… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Man captured here may be pivotal in investigation into terrorist attacks

A man convicted of bringing powerful explosives into Port Angeles in December 1999 appears to be an important informant in the investigation into the terrorist… Continue reading

Sequim: Pilots to take children flying this Saturday

Children interested in learning about aviation can experience flight first hand Saturday at Sequim Valley Airport. Experimental Aircraft Association pilots will take children ages eight… Continue reading

Sequim: School Board race added to Nov. 6 election ballot

The race for the Sequim School Board position vacated by Mic Sager will be on the Nov. 6 general election ballot. "The general election ballot… Continue reading

Clallam Bay: Prison official to head state penitentiary

Clallam Bay Corrections Center Superintendent Richard "Dick"' Morgan has been promoted to superintendent of Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla. Morgan will take over the… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Cruise ship returns today

Another red carpet welcome will greet the cruise ship Spirit of Oceanus when it makes its fourth of five weekly stops at Port Angeles City… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Parents to discuss middle school uniforms

A group of Stevens Middle School parents will be talking about requiring school uniforms during a meeting tonight. Stevens Principal Chuck Lisk said Monday that… Continue reading

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A major computer system failure Saturday caused the elimination of news Sunday on and delayed delivery of the Peninsula Daily News to subscribers and… Continue reading

Peninsula: At some stations, local gas price jumps to $2 a gallon

Gasoline prices have zoomed past $2 a gallon in Clallam and Jefferson counties. Premium gas is being sold for $1.99 to $2.03 a gallon at… Continue reading

Peninsula: Coast Guard enforces unprecedented security measures

Armed Coast Guard vessels are continuing to enforce unprecedented security in the Strait of Juan de Fuca and Puget Sound. New measures this week include… Continue reading

Peninsula: First day of fall arrives Saturday afternoon

That chill you feel in the air is all natural. Fall -- officially called the autumnal equinox -- arrives on the North Olympic Peninsula at… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Roughrider soccer girls lose 2-0

PORT ANGELES -- Port Angeles came out flat against South Kitsap on Thursday as the Roughriders fell 2-0. Capitalizing on some defensive breakdowns by the… Continue reading

Sekiu: Angler hauls in coho weighing 22 pounds, 8 ounces

Sekiu has produced another record-breaking coho salmon. On Wednesday, less than two weeks after the previous state record was broken for coho in salt water,… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Girls soccer team falls to Central Kitsap

SILVERTON -- Central Kitsap edged the Port Angeles Roughriders 3-1 in Narrows League girls soccer on Tuesday night. "Central capitalized on their opportunities,"' said Roughrider… Continue reading