Vehicles are loaded onto the MV Salish ferry boat at the terminal in Port Townsend earlier this month. Cost-saving options floated by the state Department of Transportation for the 2021-23 budget include pulling the Salish from service, which would leave the Port Townsend-Coupeville route with one boat. (Nicholas Johnson/Peninsula Daily News)

Leaders unite to prevent ferry cuts

Agencies team up on impact study to aid lobbying

Vehicles are loaded onto the MV Salish ferry boat at the terminal in Port Townsend earlier this month. Cost-saving options floated by the state Department of Transportation for the 2021-23 budget include pulling the Salish from service, which would leave the Port Townsend-Coupeville route with one boat. (Nicholas Johnson/Peninsula Daily News)
Midway Metals, 258010 U.S. Highway 101 east of Port Angeles is under scrutiny for being in violation of county solid waste standards. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Midway Metals owner faces deadline

Standards must be met by Oct. 30

Midway Metals, 258010 U.S. Highway 101 east of Port Angeles is under scrutiny for being in violation of county solid waste standards. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Clallam Conservation District to host poultry webinar

Presentation on management set for Wednesday

Fort Worden Advisory Committee seeks applicants for 2 positions

PORT TOWNSEND – The Fort Worden Advisory Committee is seeking qualified applicants for two at-large positions that are for three-year terms beginning in January. Applications… Continue reading

Free lecture on Olympic Cougar Project slated

Wednesday online event hosted by Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society

In this Oct. 7, 2020, photo provided by the Washington State Department of Agriculture, a live Asian giant hornet is affixed with a tracking device before being released near Blaine, Wash. Washington state officials say they were again unsuccessful at live-tracking an Asian giant hornet while trying to find and destroy a nest of the so-called murder hornets. The Washington State Department of Agriculture said Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, that an entomologist used dental floss to tie a tracking device on a female hornet, only to lose signs of her when she went into the forest. (Karla Salp/Washington State Department of Agriculture via AP)

Murder hornet gets away from entomologist

Officials again unsuccessful at live-tracking giant insect to destroy nest

In this Oct. 7, 2020, photo provided by the Washington State Department of Agriculture, a live Asian giant hornet is affixed with a tracking device before being released near Blaine, Wash. Washington state officials say they were again unsuccessful at live-tracking an Asian giant hornet while trying to find and destroy a nest of the so-called murder hornets. The Washington State Department of Agriculture said Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, that an entomologist used dental floss to tie a tracking device on a female hornet, only to lose signs of her when she went into the forest. (Karla Salp/Washington State Department of Agriculture via AP)
Dan Brooks of Port Angeles, left, checks out books with assistance from customer service representative Jay Averill at the front door of the Port Angeles Public Library on Tuesday. The North Olympic Library System will allow some in-person browsing beginning next month. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Peninsula libraries working on in-person service

Earliest possible openings coming in mid-November

Dan Brooks of Port Angeles, left, checks out books with assistance from customer service representative Jay Averill at the front door of the Port Angeles Public Library on Tuesday. The North Olympic Library System will allow some in-person browsing beginning next month. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
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Cody Coughenour was continuing his cleanup Tuesday of three properties on East Fifth Street.

Port Angeles city staff review cleanup proposal

Coughenour presents plan to city officials

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Cody Coughenour was continuing his cleanup Tuesday of three properties on East Fifth Street.

Searches continue for missing Jefferson County men

Efforts complicated by shallow waters, shifting weather

Sequim seeks applicants for Civil Service Commission

Application, letter of intent, resume due Oct. 30

Some schools in region did not report virus outbreaks

Paints an incomplete picture on how COVID-19 is affecting students

State issues more restrictions for colleges

Inslee requires schools to provide quarantine facilities for exposed students

Bloodworks Northwest urges donors to step up

Blood drives set in Port Angeles, Sequim

Comment sought for proposed roundabouts on Highway 20

The public can now comment on two proposed roundabouts along state Highway 20 approaching the state ferries terminal in Port Townsend. The… Continue reading

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The Dream Playground at Erickson Playfield in Port Angeles, shown Wednesday, is slated for replacement with more modern playground equipment.

Dream Playground upgrade coming in June

Generation II brings feedback elements from kids in school

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The Dream Playground at Erickson Playfield in Port Angeles, shown Wednesday, is slated for replacement with more modern playground equipment.

Free grief support group offered by VHOCC

Pre-registration is required for in-person event

Jefferson commissioners eye comprehensive plan amendments

Items include Port Hadlock, Brinnon wastewater plants

School districts seek input to recruit ideal leaders

Surveys open to each community through Oct. 30