Peninsula Daily News

Port Angeles: City seeks participants for fiber-optics project

PORT ANGELES -- City officials are looking for local businesses to be part of a pilot project using fiber optic lines next year. This is… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Mail theft case hearing reset

PORT ANGELES -- The arraignment of the 38-year old man accused of mail and credit card theft has been postponed to 1:30 p.m. Friday. Defense… Continue reading

Festival schedule

FORKS -- The second Feast of Forks Festival includes the 10th annual Forks Annual Fly-In and the Fred Orr Co-ed Softball Tournament. Friday * Noon… Continue reading

Clallam: State offers digitalized drivers’ licenses

Digitized drivers' licenses are now available in Clallam County. The new licenses feature a view of Mount Rainier, larger and bolder printing, and the driver's… Continue reading

Peninsula: Here’s Election Calendar

* Today -- First day for candidates to file for office in person. * Friday, July 27 -- Last day for candidates to file for… Continue reading

Peninsula: Lake Quinault among best vacation sites in West

Sunset magazine has named Lake Quinault as one of the best vacation lakes in the West. The August issue of Sunset highlights lakes that are… Continue reading

Peninsula: Election filings begin Monday

Filing for the fall elections begins at 8 a.m. Monday in the auditor's offices of the Clallam and Jefferson county courthouses. While this is an… Continue reading

Port Angeles: It’s King Kong vs. Godzilla at “Arts in Action”

PORT ANGELES -- Blocks from the nearest beach, a giant sand sculpture of Godzilla battling King Kong will take shape this week. Beginning Thursday, Charlie… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Thomas Roberts returned to Clallam County jail

Accused deputy killer Thomas Martin Roberts was returned to the Clallam County jail Wednesday. Roberts, 54, of Port Angeles is charged with first-degree aggravated murder… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Work-release inmate walks away from custody

A Clallam County jail work-release inmate working at the Port Angeles police station walked away from custody Thursday. "At 10 a.m., he just walked away,"'… Continue reading

Sequim: Boy charged in touching incidents at youth club

SEQUIM -- A 15-year-old boy has been charged with two counts of fourth-degree assault for allegedly touching two girls at the Sequim Boys and Girls… Continue reading

Sequim: Where to find Celebrate Lavender Festival farms

SEQUIM -- Here are the farms participating in the fifth annual Celebrate Lavender Festival in the Sequim-Dungeness Valley on Saturday and Sunday. Cedarbrook Herb The… Continue reading

Jefferson County: Puget Sound Energy may curb cost savings

Puget Sound Energy has asked state regulators to approve changes to its pilot conservation program in a way that means less savings for customers as… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Albertson’s closing stores; PA to be evaluated

Supermarket giant Albertson's Inc. will close 165 stores in 25 states over the next year. But corporate officials for the grocery store chain won't say… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Cantwell to join Democrat fundraiser

PORT TOWNSEND -- U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell will visit the North Olympic Peninsula on Saturday for the first time since winning last year's election. Cantwell,… Continue reading

Port Townsend: City commission official to seek council seat

PORT TOWNSEND -- Parks and Recreation chairwoman Barbara McColgan said Tuesday she will run for City Council. The 48-year-old retired Air Force pilot and political… Continue reading

Peninsula: Burning ban in effect

Open burning has been banned in all of Clallam County and in most of Jefferson County. The ban includes campfires, fire officials said. Logging has… Continue reading

Peninsula: Funding for transportation projects included in Senate bill

Several North Olympic Peninsula projects could receive funding as part of $140 million earmarked for Washington state transportation improvements by a Senate subcommittee. The funds,… Continue reading

Clallam County: Fallen law officers to be remembered

The two Clallam County sheriff's who died in the line of duty will be honored today at noon. Two black pennants with the gold-lettered names… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Pro-annexation residential group surfaces

PORT ANGELES -- A homeowners group supporting city annexation of lands between the eastern city limit and Morse Creek has surfaced to counter one that… Continue reading