Washington Gov. Jay Inslee speaks with kindergartners in Chelsea Singh's class during a visit to Firgrove Elementary School in Puyallup, Wash., Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. Students are back in school and all teachers and students are wearing masks. (Ellen M. Banner/The Seattle Times via AP, Pool)

Inslee signs bipartisan COVID-19 spending bill

More than $2 billion in federal COVID-19 relief funding will be allocated across Washington state under… Continue reading

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee speaks with kindergartners in Chelsea Singh's class during a visit to Firgrove Elementary School in Puyallup, Wash., Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. Students are back in school and all teachers and students are wearing masks. (Ellen M. Banner/The Seattle Times via AP, Pool)

No flight operations scheduled

There will be no field carrier landing practice operations for aircraft stationed at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island Complex this week. There are… Continue reading

Kori Malone selected as PAPD Detective Sergeant

Port Angeles Police Department names new detective sergeant

The Port Angeles Police Department has announced that Sergeant Kori Malone will serve as the department’s detective sergeant. In addition to leading… Continue reading

Kori Malone selected as PAPD Detective Sergeant

Report: Small plane that crashed in Strait ran out of fuel

The crash of a small plane in waters near Port Angeles in late January that killed one person happened… Continue reading

Revised health proposal mixed bag

Local control a concern

Savings seminar scheduled Thursday

Clallam County Parent to Parent will host the virtual seminar “Financial Futures, Planning Options” at 4 p.m. Thursday. The Zoom presentation features… Continue reading

Amy Grondin fishes the waters of Washington and Alaska in the Arminta out of Port Townsend. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News
Amy Grondin fishes the waters of Washington and Alaska in the Arminta out of Port Townsend. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

Soil testing lecture Monday

The Clallam Conservation District will host two webinars for forestland owners presented by Matt Provencher from the Department of Natural Resources small… Continue reading

Stretch of Highway 101 at Lake Crescent repaired

Both lanes of U.S. Highway 101 are now open near Fisher Cove Road at Lake Crescent. The highway had been reduced to… Continue reading

WPI dean’s list lauded

Worcester Polytechnic Institute has named Port Angeles resident Ari Athair on its fall 2020 dean’s list. The institute defines its dean’s list… Continue reading

EYE ON JEFFERSON: Port Townsend, Chimacum school boards review finalists

The Chimacum School Board will host a joint meeting with the Port Townsend School Board at 5 p.m. Wednesday. The boards will meet in executive… Continue reading

EYE ON CLALLAM: County considers joint letter about public health

Peninsula Daily News Clallam County commissioners will consider signing a joint letter with Jefferson County to the state Legislature expressing concerns about public health legislation… Continue reading

Free attorneys, extended ban on evictions considered

An extension of an eviction moratorium for another two years and free attorneys for tenants who face… Continue reading

L86 and new calf L125_credit Dave Ellifrit_Center for Whale Research

Calf born to endangered Southern Resident orcas

New arrival appears to be filling out and ‘perfectly normal’

L86 and new calf L125_credit Dave Ellifrit_Center for Whale Research

County acts on homeless housing

Law not applicable at Port Townsend fairgrounds

Property tax bill prompts uproar

Port Angeles School District levy approved in 2020

Republican budget proposal cuts programs, uses rainy-day fund

Released the same day Senate panel approves capitol gains tax

The Port Towsend Sunrise Rotary Club announced that its recent sock drive collected more than 200 pairs of new, warm outdoor sock for distribution to people at need. 

The socks have been donated the Olympic Community Action Program who will oversee their distribution. 

Pictured, from left to right, Cherish Cronmiller, OlyCAP executive director; Jayne Neu, Port Townsend Sunrise Rotary member; Lois Sherwood, Port Townsend Sunrise Rotary Club president; and Sam McCulloch, OlyCAP shelter outreach

Sock drive

The Port Townsend Sunrise Rotary Club announced that its recent sock drive collected more than 200 pairs of new, warm outdoor socks for distribution to… Continue reading

The Port Towsend Sunrise Rotary Club announced that its recent sock drive collected more than 200 pairs of new, warm outdoor sock for distribution to people at need. 

The socks have been donated the Olympic Community Action Program who will oversee their distribution. 

Pictured, from left to right, Cherish Cronmiller, OlyCAP executive director; Jayne Neu, Port Townsend Sunrise Rotary member; Lois Sherwood, Port Townsend Sunrise Rotary Club president; and Sam McCulloch, OlyCAP shelter outreach

Styrofoam recycling event Saturday

The StyroCyclers, a new volunteer group, will have its first Styrofoam recycling event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The event… Continue reading