SEQUIM: Port Angeles collie earns blue ribbon

Diane Weaver's border collie, Cassie, jumped and weaved her way to first-place performances Saturday and Sunday during the Hurricane Ridge Kennel Club's Agility Trials in… Continue reading

Whale sculpture wins Community Choice award

PORT ANGELES -- A pair of iron whales won the Community Choice award given to the most popular yearlong Art on the Town exhibit. "Mother… Continue reading

CLEVER CANINES COMPETE IN CLALLAM CONTEST

Cindy Mildbrand of Soldotna, Alaska, shouts instructions to her golden retriever "Tanker"' as they go through the agility trial course at a field south of… Continue reading

PENINSULA: COAST GUARD WARNS AGAINST USING CELL PHONES IN EMERGENCIES

Take a two-way VHF marine radio along with you when going ocean kayaking -- not your cell phone. Coast Guard Lt. Mark Hiigel said that… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: City to take control of carousel this week

PORT TOWNSEND -- The saga of the Sausalito Carousel continues this week. City officials plan to take possession of the carousel from Sausalito, Calif., purchased… Continue reading

CHIMACUM: Three runaways still on the lam after a week

Three 15-year-old Chimacum Middle School girls are still on the lam a week after they ran away from home. Port Townsend police Sgt. Robin Biffle… Continue reading

CLALLAM: County planning Dungeness boat launch park upgrade

DUNGENESS -- Clallam County officials received a vote of confidence from the public Thursday night for accepting responsibility of the old Dungeness Boat Launch. Considered… Continue reading

Kayakers descend on Port Angeles for symposium

PORT ANGELES -- Mike Kesl likes whitewater kayaking. Kesl and almost 300 other kayaking enthusiasts enjoyed the sunny weekend weather at Hollywood Beach during the… Continue reading

PENINSULA: Border agents, area residents happy with Ahmed Ressam conviction

PORT ANGELES -- Residents and federal border agents close to the Port Angeles arrest of Ahmed Ressam rejoiced when jurors convicted the Algerian of all… Continue reading

PENINSULA: CRITICS SAY VIRGINIA MASON IS TAKING OVER

When Seattle-based Virginia Mason Medical Center took over the locally run Port Angeles Clinic in 1995, its administration pledged not to duplicate services already available… Continue reading

CLALLAM BAY: Inmate treated for stabbing at prison

An inmate was stabbed multiple times at Clallam Bay Corrections Center on Thursday night, authorities said. The unidentified inmate was being transported by ambulance to… Continue reading

JOYCE: Benefit flea market begins today at Crescent Grange

Flowers, food and merchandise highlight two days of old-fashioned fun at Crescent Grange Flea Market beginning today (Friday). The event runs from 9 a.m. to… Continue reading

PENINSULA: Sequim elk population doubles in six years

The size of the Sequim elk herd has nearly doubled in the past six years, a recent count by wildlife officials shows. While there have… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Child car safety seats to be inspected today

Parents can get car seats inspected today to ensure their child's safety while riding in motor vehicles. Two dozen people who completed a four-day training… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Forum discussion focuses on initiatives

PORT ANGELES -- Washington voters have weighed in with a series of initiatives in recent years calling for higher teachers pay and reduced property taxes.… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: Remodeled Marine Science Center opens Saturday

PORT TOWNSEND -- The new digs are going fast but some "rooms"' are still available as the Port Townsend Marine Science Center prepares to open… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Dogs to run the gauntlet

SEQUIM -- Dogs of all sizes make up the 195 entries for the Hurricane Ridge Kennel Club's annual Agility Trials on Saturday and Sunday in… Continue reading

The Peninsula’s top baby names

Hailey, Kaitlyn, Jessica, Jacob, Austin and Jonathan should be ready to start pre-school soon. Those were the most popular names for babies born on the… Continue reading

TO OUR READERS: Look for this Sunday

The Peninsula Daily News this Sunday will include Peninsula Dining, a comprehensive guide to dining out in Port Angeles, Port Townsend and Jefferson County, Sequim… Continue reading

Groups seek endangered species designation for gray whales

Two environmental groups have petitioned the federal government to have gray whales considered again for protection under the Endangered Species Act. But National Marine Fisheries… Continue reading