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

PORT ANGELES: 11-year-old earns food certification

PORT ANGELES -- An 11-year-old boy is among the youngest to be certified in Clallam County to serve food. Ian McPhee, who works with his… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Local couple sues Sara Lee Corp.

PORT ANGELES -- A local couple is suing Sara Lee Corp. after allegedly finding glass in a hot dog produced by the company. Betty and… Continue reading

Port Townsend students visit nation’s capital

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Chinese spy plane furor and campaign finance reform are just two national issues being witnessed first hand by seven Port Townsend… Continue reading

State Senate gives nod to derelict vessel bill

PORT TOWNSEND -- A legislative bill prompted by the 1999 saga of the derelict abandoned vessel Palisades cruised through the Washington state Senate on Tuesday.… Continue reading

FISHERIES ENFORCEMENT TRAINING

U.S. COAST GUARD FISHERIES INSTRUCTOR DAVID TOBY, CENTER, IDENTIFIES FISHING GEAR DURING A CLASS ON ENFORCING NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE REGULATIONS TUESDAY. TOBY IS ONE… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: Hearings examiner to review some land-use plans

PORT TOWNSEND -- An impartial third-party hearings examiner will take the place of the Port Townsend City Council and Planning Commission to review more land-use… Continue reading

Rockfish not included on endangered species list

The National Marine Fisheries Service says that Pacific herring and three species of rockfish in Puget Sound and the Strait of Juan de Fuca do… Continue reading

Sequim mayor moving — again

SEQUIM -- Mayor watchers anonymous strikes again. A "For Rent"' sign has been posted on the lawn in front of the house at 490 S.… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Lavender Festival set for July 21 and 22

SEQUIM -- Irrigation and its impact on farming traditionally is celebrated each May throughout the Sequim-Dungeness Valley. However, many local farmers are convinced the celebration… Continue reading

BLYN: Passing lane construction begins on highway

Work is expected to begin today on a $411,730 project to construct an uphill passing lane on eastbound U.S. Highway 101 near Blyn. Washington State… Continue reading

CHIMACUM: Land swap decision due today

CENTER VALLEY -- Sharon Hall hopes she'll hear today that 320 acres of state forest land near her home along Egg & I Road won't… Continue reading

JEFFERSON: City, county hope to attract major development

PORT TOWNSEND -- The dream is that some high-technology company would choose rural Jefferson County to build a multimillion-dollar campus. The reality is few companies… Continue reading

MORE VIDEO CAMERAS FOR CLALLAM COUNTY JAIL?

PORT ANGELES -- Two weeks after a Clallam County inmate died and a later suicide attempt by another was unsuccessful, county commissioners are considering increasing… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: High school orchestra plays Carnegie Hall

Port Angeles High School's symphony orchestra played to its largest audience ever when it performed in one of the world's most renowned concert halls Sunday.… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Students safe in China despite tensions

PORT ANGELES -- Seventeen high school students and five chaperones are enjoying the hospitality of the Chinese despite tensions between United States and Chinese governments,… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: Attorneys meet to discuss Carousel funds

Port Townsend City Attorney John Watts met with Peggy Ann Bierbaum, attorney for the Port Townsend Carousel Association, on Monday afternoon to discuss the association's… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Local Realtor wins right to kiss Miss Washington U.S.A.

SEQUIM -- Miss Washington U.S.A. was French-kissed Saturday night. Realtor Carroll French won the bidding war for the right to receive a kiss from Bre… Continue reading