Peninsula Daily News

Peninsula: Three wastewater plants earn perfect grades

The wastewater-treatment plants in Forks, Sequim and Port Townsend are among 25 such facilities in Washington that are 100 percent in compliance with their state… Continue reading

Quilcene: Man lying on U.S. 101 killed; driver flees scene

QUILCENE -- A 36-year-old man was killed early Sunday morning after he was struck and run over by a car on U.S. Highway 101 near… Continue reading

West End: Beaver man released from jail following Lake Pleasant incident

A Beaver man was released from custody Friday morning because the incident report detailing his arrest was not turned over to the Clallam County prosecuting… Continue reading

West End: Forks plans Coast Guard Appreciation Day

FORKS -- Wednesday is U.S. Coast Guard Quillayute River Station Appreciation Day in Forks. The ceremonies come during troubled times for the Coast Guard --… Continue reading

Coming Sunday: Port Townsend’s 150th anniversary saluted

Who was "Blanket Bill"' Jarman? What happened in 1893 to bring all enterprises to a crashing halt? What lifted Port Townsend on the eve of… Continue reading

Marrowstone: Ham radio demonstrations at Fort Flagler start Saturday

For the 23rd straight year, Fort Flagler State Park will place host to a ham radio demonstration organized by the Mike and Key Club of… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Concert on the Pier tonight

Pack a picnic dinner and bring along a blanket or lawn chair. - The Concert on the Pier series kicks off on Port Angeles City… Continue reading

Sequim: Sailboat moved to John Wayne Marina

A 37-foot sloop found adrift and unmanned in Dungeness Bay last week has been taken to John Wayne Marina near Sequim. Coast Guard officials said… Continue reading

Peninsula: Summer is officially here — well, almost.

According to National Aeronautics and Space Administration calculations, summer officially begins at 12:24 a.m. Thursday. That means Thursday will be the longest day of the… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Reconstruction of Jefferson School begins at 8:30 a.m. today

Students, school officials and residents will gather this morning for a ceremonial groundbreaking for Jefferson Elementary School reconstruction in Port Angeles. The event begins at… Continue reading

Port Angeles: City projects outlined for next six years

PORT ANGELES - -- - City officials Monday night prioritized their wish list of proposed capital projects for the next six years. By a unanimous… Continue reading

Port Townsend: City may be on silver screen by fall

Jennifer Lopez's new movie "Enough," filmed in Port Townsend last week, could come out as early as October or November, Vic Heutschy, the on-site publicist… Continue reading

West End: Quillayute River station closure decision on hold

A Coast Guard decision on whether to close its Quillayute River station is on hold until an environmental assessment can be completed. According to Petty… Continue reading

Forks: Festival for Women on Saturday

FORKS -- The fourth annual Festival for Women will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the First Congregational Church, 280 S.… Continue reading

Port Angeles: “Kid ID Day” on Saturday

Parents can bring young children (kindergartners, first graders and second graders) to be photographed and fingerprinted for free during "Commitment to Kids"' Safety ID Day… Continue reading

Peninsula: College offices to be dark Fridays to save energy

Peninsula College offices in Port Angeles, Port Townsend and Forks will be closed every Friday during summer quarter, June 22 through Sept. 14. Office hours… Continue reading

Sequim: Flag disposal ceremony planned today

Veterans will conduct a Flag Day ceremony today in order to properly dispose of weathered American flags. The official disposal ceremony will be 2 p.m.… Continue reading

Neah Bay: Man may face federal prosecution

The federal government and the Makah Tribe will take over prosecution of a Neah Bay man facing charges for the alleged sale of thousands of… Continue reading

Peninsula: Federal tax rebate schedule announced

North Olympic Peninsula residents eligible for tax rebates will start getting them during the week of July 23, Internal Revenue Service officials announced Tuesday. Officials… Continue reading

Peninsula: Jobless rate drops in Clallam and Jefferson counties

Employment figures for Washington state released Tuesday showed a stronger job market on the North Olympic Peninsula. According to state Employment Security Department statistics, unemployment… Continue reading