Port Angeles: Grant awarded toward new shelter for homeless

Serenity House of Clallam County has been awarded nearly $350,000 toward building an new emergency shelter for the homeless in Port Angeles. Federal Home Loan… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Two killed, three hurt in head-on collision

A Port Angeles man was one of two people killed Monday night in a head-on collision between Port Angeles and Sequim. Aaron Eaton, 24, was… Continue reading

Region: Crown Pacific OKs “alliance” with Louisiana-Pacific

Crown Pacific Partners, which owns a 3-year-old sawmill in Port Angeles and 83,000 acres of timberland across the Olympic Peninsula, announced an asset sale and… Continue reading

Sequim: Cafe owner recovering from attack in South Africa

SEQUIM -- A Sequim cafe owner who has traveled the world for nearly four decades to follow total eclipses of the sun is recovering from… Continue reading

Clallam: Drug Court receives funds for operation

Clallam County's special courts for juvenile and adult drug offenders have received a total of $270,000 in grants, the county announced Monday. The Adult Drug… Continue reading

Clallam: PUD questions figures in Port Angeles annexation report

PORT ANGELES -- A new city report listing potential utility savings if properties east of the city limit are annexed is being questioned by the… Continue reading

Clallam: PUD will announce rate increases Sept. 4

How much electricity rates will rise for Clallam County PUD customers will be announced Sept. 4, General Manager Michael McInnes said Monday. Public Utilities District… Continue reading

Day 1: Press expedition all abuzz from wasps

EDITOR"S NOTE: This is the first dispatch from Roger Harnack, Peninsula Daily News local news editor, one of the members of the "Across the Olympic… Continue reading

New Jefferson County complex can be built without voter bonds, official says

PORT TOWNSEND -- Jefferson County will build a Law and Justice Center without seeking voter-approved bonds under a plan put forward Monday. Deputy County Administrator… Continue reading

Olympic National Park: Missing hiker found safe

A 48-year-old hiker reported missing in Olympic National Park was found safe and in good condition Monday. Greg Grimstad of University Place was located after… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Eva Marie Saint to appear at film festival next month

PORT TOWNSEND -- She scaled Mount Rushmore with Cary Grant, had an affair with Warren Beatty and stood by Marlon Brando as he got pummeled… Continue reading

Brinnon: Motorcyclist satisfactory following head-on

An Olympia woman was listed in satisfactory condition at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle following a head-on collision early Saturday afternoon on Highway 101 just… Continue reading

Clallam County Fair officials await Sunday attendance figures

PORT ANGELES -- Clallam County Fair officials were hoping sunny weather and a demolition derby Sunday would give attendance figures a last-day boost. Attendance fell… Continue reading

Olympic National Park: “Press Expedition” begins its trek across Olympics today

"A Press Expedition" is under way this morning, marking the official beginning of an event that's been more than a year in the making. Thirteen… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Council to consider bridge project funding options

PORT ANGELES -- Replacement of the city's two Eighth Street bridges always has loomed on the horizon. But the recent posting of weight limits on… Continue reading

Jefferson: Jurors to be seated in murder trial

Eighty Jefferson County residents who received summons last week will file into the Jefferson County Courthouse on Monday as jury selection begins in the murder… Continue reading

Olympic National Park: Journalists to retrace historical journey into “terra incognita”

"Terra incognita"' -- the unknown land. That's what residents of Washington territory called the interior of the Olympic Peninsula during the 1870s and 1880s. Rumors… Continue reading

Port Angeles: New Coast Guard cutter – takes its place as a commissioned ship

PORT ANGELES -- A cloudy morning gave way to a sunny afternoon Friday as the Coast Guard's newest cutter, Adelie, was commissioned into service. About… Continue reading

Port Angeles: School Board grappling with budget shortfalls

PORT ANGELES -- Declining student enrollment and increasing expenses have led to more than a $1 million in school district budget shortfalls during the last… Continue reading

Port Angeles: World Series team returns home tonight

ABBEVILLE, La. -- The Port Angeles 16-and-under fastpitch team which placed fourth in the Babe Ruth World Series will return home tonight. The team is… Continue reading