Peninsula Daily News

Port Angeles: Jumper talked down

PORT ANGELES -- Police talked a man out of jumping from the western Eighth Street bridge early Thursday morning. Officers responded around 9:40 p.m. Wednesday… Continue reading

Port Angeles: New trial date for accused deputy killer

A Sept. 3 trial has been scheduled for the man accused of killing a Clallam County deputy sheriff in August 2000. An Island County jury… Continue reading

To readers

The Peninsula Daily News is accepting applications from charitable, 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations in Clallam and Jefferson counties for $25,000 in 2002 grants from the newspaper.… Continue reading

Port Angeles: K Ply mill back to full capacity, staffing

K Ply Inc. officials said Wednesday all of the Port Angeles plywood mill's workers laid off in November have returned to work. K Ply President… Continue reading

North Peninsula, state jobless rates soar

Washington's unemployment rate has jumped to 8.2 percent, far worse than the national average as the state struggles to jump-start its flagging economy. Figures released… Continue reading

Port Townsend: First American to climb Everest donating gear to museum

Jim Whittaker, the first American to climb Mount Everest, is donating most of the gear he used in the 1963 ascent to the American Mountaineering… Continue reading

Sequim: Fund set up for family of burned firefighter

SEQUIM -- A fund has been established to help cover medical and other expenses of Mike McAneny's family after he was seriously burned Saturday evening.… Continue reading

Port Angeles: PACE students place in Popsicle stick event

PORT ANGELES -- Students from the Port Angeles Christian Educators school finished second Saturday in the American Society of Civil Engineers 2002 Popsicle Stick Bridge… Continue reading

Peninsula: Election results remain unchanged

The results of four school districts' maintenance and operations levy elections on the North Olympic Peninsula remained unchanged Friday as election officials certified their approvals.… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Trial for accused deputy killer delayed again

The trial for a Port Angeles man who prosecutors say killed a Clallam County deputy sheriff in August 2000 has been postponed again. Thomas Martin… Continue reading

LaPush: Coast Guard rescues fishing boat taking on water

A 48-foot fishing boat from Seattle was rescued by the Coast Guard on Wednesday after it developed a split seam in its hull and began… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Housing Authority to meet

The Housing Authority of Jefferson County will hold a special workshop on Friday at 1 p.m. on organizational review and capacity building. Representatives from the… Continue reading

School district to hold public meetings

The Budget Review Committee consisted of board members Charlie McClain and Dorothy Duncan, Superintendent Gary Cohn, Business and Operations Director Jim Jones, Dry Creek School… Continue reading

BREAKING NEWS: Port Angeles: Budget panel urges high school shift, athletic reductions, other cost-cutting moves

A Port Angeles School District committee late Monday gave the School Board 37 ideas to reduce the deficit-ridden school district's budget by $1 million. Recommendations… Continue reading

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