Peninsula Daily News

Pysht: Lower Elwha to use uprooted trees in rivers

A Lower Elwha tribal program to restore fish habitat on two rivers begins Wednesday with uprooted trees being moved to staging areas near the waterways.… Continue reading

Peninsula Briefly: Summer meal project opens for PA children

PORT ANGELES -- Children younger than 18 can get free meals this summer, courtesy of the federal Department of Agriculture and the Port Angeles School… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Cliff Aden, former state traffic official, dies at 87

The Port Angeles resident who was director of the Washington State Traffic Commission under two governors has died. Clifford E. Aden, 87, director under Govs.… Continue reading

Port Angeles: New Coast Guard cutter due to arrive Tuesday

The first of two new 87-foot Coast Guard cutters to be stationed in Port Angeles will arrive Tuesday. Originally the cutter Adelie was scheduled to… Continue reading

Jefferson: Longtime former county commissioner remembered

CHIMACUM -- Services will be held Saturday for a 20-year former Jefferson County commissioner who was known for problem-solving and quiet manner. B.G. "Brownie"' Brown… Continue reading


Ka-BOOOOOM!!! Ba-DOOOOMMM!!! But Independence Day on the North Olympic Peninsula is more than a fireworks show: * You can watch parades in Port Angeles and… Continue reading

Carlsborg: Big 5 Sporting Goods to open outlet, company confirms

A corporate official has confirmed Big 5 Sporting Goods intends to open a retail store in the Sequim area early next year. "We"ve been looking… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Man who brought explosives on ferry tells of plot in N.Y. trial

The Algerian who brought powerful explosives into Port Angeles testified Tuesday at the New York trial of an alleged accomplice. Ahmed Ressam, already convicted for… Continue reading

Neah Bay: Makah to charge for beach access

Anyone spending a day at Cape Flattery or Hobuck Beach will notice something new -- a $7 charge. Beginning Wednesday, the Makah tribe will charge… Continue reading

Peninsula: State aid to help small farmers

Small-farm operators will get assistance marketing their products with the help of a new state law. The law, signed by the Gov. Gary Locke on… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Hearings set today in teen’s shooting death

Two teen-agers facing possible charges in the shooting death of Michael Sindars, 16, are slated to appear in court today. Timothy Patrick Smith, 17, of… Continue reading

Peninsula: Telephone service to Forks interrupted

FORKS -- Long distance service from Port Angeles to Forks had been interrupted for more than 24 hours as of late Saturday. According to Forks… Continue reading

Olympic National Park: CNN segment will highlight “mountains, beaches, rain forest”

Olympic National Park will get national attention Saturday when CNN airs a segment during its "CNN Travel Now"' program. The Cable News Network program, scheduled… Continue reading

Carlsborg: County commissioners upholds church’s dormitory

Clallam County commissioners have upheld a hearings examiner's decision allowing Kings Way Foursquare Church to lease its property near Sequim. Neighbors had appealed Examiner Ted… Continue reading

Quilcene: Murder trial may be delayed

A Quilcene man charged with murder may have his trial delayed until September. Robert Stoner, 54, was originally slated to be tried this month for… Continue reading

LaPush: Quileute Tribe to build gym

The Quileute School will break ground at 10 a.m. Thursday on a planned $4 million gymnasium to be built in the shape of a tribal… Continue reading

Peninsula Briefly: Clallam OKs 2nd farmers market in PA

PORT ANGELES -- Clallam County commissioners unanimously approved a lease agreement with the Port Angeles Farmers Market on Tuesday. Under the agreement, farmers market vendors… Continue reading

Forks: Tacoma man, juvenile lead authorities on foot chases

FORKS -- A tip from LaPush authorities about a possible mini-mart robbery led Forks police on two chases and an arrest during the weekend. Clallam… Continue reading

Peninsula Briefly: Grad party drinking leads to 34 arrests

Clallam County sheriff's deputies arrested 34 minors last week at graduation-related parties. Undersheriff Joe Martin said suspects were arrested at two separate parties June 19… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Algerian caught with explosives to testify against alleged terrorist pal

The Algerian convicted of trying to smuggle powerful explosives off a ferry into Port Angeles will be the star witness at the trial of an… Continue reading