County cleans up housekeeping detail for Chicken Coop Road

Clallam County has vacated rights of way on small sections of Chicken Coop and Zaccardo roads, an administrative step needed to finalize… Continue reading

Interim principal at Franklin Elementary School

The Port Angeles School District has announced that Jeff Lunt has been named as interim principal at Franklin Elementary School. Lunt has… Continue reading

Port Angeles School District celebrates 2018-2019 AmeriCorps tutor/mentor graduates

The Port Angeles School District celebrated the graduation of its 2018-2019 AmeriCorps tutor/mentors. According to a press release, the team members spent… Continue reading

Sikes hired as assistant principal at Stevens Middle School

The Port Angeles School District has announced that Jennifer Sikes has been hired as assistant principal at Stevens Middle… Continue reading

Volunteer Hospice has new location

Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County has moved into a new building at 829 E. Eighth St. Construction is still underway for medical… Continue reading

Protesters push back on aerial spraying in Jefferson County

Activists say chemicals get into watershed; Pope Resources disagrees

Residents tell Jefferson commissioners to stop Pope’s herbicide spraying

About a dozen Jefferson County residents spoke out at the Jefferson commissioners meeting Monday against the aerial spraying of herbicides containing glyphosate… Continue reading

Port Townsend resident involved in fatal collision in Kitsap County

Investigators: Other driver might have had medical event

Water restrictions set by PUD for area west of Sekiu

Stage 4 alert in place for Island View system

PHOTO: Jefferson County ballot meeting

The Jefferson County Canvassing Board met Monday afternoon to evaluate challenged ballots submitted in the primary election. Greg Brotherton, left, Rose Ann… Continue reading

New lawsuit seeks protection zone for Northwest orcas

A new U.S. lawsuit filed Monday seeks to establish a whale protection zone for endangered orcas in… Continue reading

  • Aug 20, 2019

State announces grants to preserve historic barns, cemeteries

The Washington Trust has announced funding is available for two statewide grant programs: Heritage Barn Grants and Historic Cemetery Grants. This will be… Continue reading

Task force wants to commit funds to OlyCAP project in Port Townsend

Affordable housing plan would include subsidized rent

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News Visitors to the Port Angeles Maritime Festival make their way around Port Angeles City Pier on Saturday to examine ships participating in the event, including the tall ship Hawaiian Chieftain, front.

Hawaiian Chieftain in dry dock for repairs

Tall ship’s hull in need of work

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News Visitors to the Port Angeles Maritime Festival make their way around Port Angeles City Pier on Saturday to examine ships participating in the event, including the tall ship Hawaiian Chieftain, front.

Clallam PUD announces water alerts

Voluntary water conservation is being encouraged in three Clallam County Public Utility District water systems in the Port Angeles area. PUD officials announced… Continue reading

Registration open for Womanfest

Registration is now open for Womanfest’s fall retreat set for Sept. 20-22. The retreat — held annually for 36 years at Camp… Continue reading

PHOTO: Pitching in at Jefferson All County Picnic

From left, Aleta Greenway, Debbie Neville, Rhody Queen’s Court Addison Asbell, Lizzy Krajewski and Princess Ellienne Thornton, all of Port Townsend, shuck… Continue reading

Eagle Scout candidate Ian Thill, back, and Dylan Washburn, front, lift up the first section of the Pioneer Memorial Park storage shed roof as part of Thill’s Eagle Scout project. “This roof was in worse shape than we thought,” Thill said. (Conor Dowley/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Pioneer Memorial Park shed getting Scout-fueled facelift

Eagle Scout candidate working to improve park structure

Eagle Scout candidate Ian Thill, back, and Dylan Washburn, front, lift up the first section of the Pioneer Memorial Park storage shed roof as part of Thill’s Eagle Scout project. “This roof was in worse shape than we thought,” Thill said. (Conor Dowley/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

PHOTO: Liberty Bell at Veterans Memorial Park gets temporary fence

Karen Rogers, center, and Patty Pastore talk Friday with Port Angeles resident Ron Morr about temporary fencing erected Friday morning around the Liberty Bell at… Continue reading

2015 Crescent High School graduate earns two bachelor degrees from Eastern Washington University

Eastern Washington University has announced that Martin Waldrip has graduated magna cum laude. Waldrip earned a Bachelor of Science in athletic training with a minor… Continue reading