Peninsula Daily News

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

Port Angeles: Port officials review severance package for executive director

PORT ANGELES -- The next Port of Port Angeles executive director will not be offered the same severance package as Christine Anderson received when she… Continue reading

Kingston: Ferry traffic back to normal

Washington state ferry service out of Kingston was back to normal Sunday following a mishap that shut the ferry run for three hours on Saturday.… Continue reading

Peninsula: Golf tournament raises $1,725 for Home Fund

Bob Sinnett of Sequim said he wanted "to give something back." - He decided that the third annual Alaska Invitational, a golf tournament that the… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Olympia woman flown to Harborview following collision

PORT TOWNSEND -- An Olympia woman was hospitalized Saturday following a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of state Route 19 and state Route 20. Mary… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Elwha River dams closer to history

The U.S House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee approved $25.8 million for Elwha River valley restoration to be completed after dam breaching occurs. Norm Dicks, the North… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Medical center 10K and 5K runs this weekend

PORT ANGELES -- The first-ever Olympic Medical Center 10K is drawing a crowd. Two hundred runners and walkers had signed up for the 10-kilometer and… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Telethon pulls in fireworks donations

Despite collecting nearly $12,000 Tuesday, Port Angeles Chamber of Commerce officials are still seeking donations to pay for this year's Independence Day fireworks. The aerial… Continue reading