PORT TOWNSEND: Rhododendron Festival Grand Parade winners announced

> PORT TOWNSEND -- The annual Rhododendron Festival culminated Saturday with the traditional Grand Parade. Entries winning major awards in the Grand Parade are: Sweepstakes… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Schools to charge rental fee for buildings, fields

> SEQUIM -- Superintendent Mike Joyner doesn't expect the school district to collect major revenue by increasing user fees for the district's buildings and fields.… Continue reading

ADVICE: Cook your hamburger well above 155 degrees and you’ll chase any E. coli bacteria away.

> Clallam County Environmental Health Department Director Tania Busch-Weak says the possible E. coli linked to Evergreen Meats Inc. of Port Angeles appears to have… Continue reading

CLALLAM: County weighs tax breaks for owners of farm properties

> Clallam County landowners who own less than 3.2 acres may be forced to subsidize tax breaks for residents who own more acres and promise… Continue reading

JEFFERSON: Higher education center to offer teaching degrees

> Graduating seniors won't be the only ones entering college next fall if Matt Lyons can help it. The Jefferson County Higher Education Center coordinator… Continue reading

JEFFERSON: Reason for board member’s removal not public information, county administrator says

> PORT TOWNSEND -- Jefferson County officials won't give specific reasons why they removed Robert Henderson of Quilcene from the Noxious Weed Control Board. County… Continue reading

PENINSULA: Ground beef recalled over E. coli possibility

> A Port Angeles business is voluntarily recalling 1,800 pounds of ground beef distributed to North Olympic Peninsula restaurants over possible E. coli contamination. But… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Hero cutter – Active – to be welcomed home

> PORT ANGELES -- Community leaders are planning to welcome the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Active and its crew home in style when they return… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: PAHS graduate captures third place in tennis championships

> SPOKANE -- Jesse Schouten, a Port Angeles High School graduate, captured third place in singles and doubles last weekend at the Northwest Athletic Association… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: British Columbian wins Rhody Run

> PORT TOWNSEND -- Graeme Fell of Vancouver, B.C., won the 23rd annual 12-kilometer Rhody Run on Sunday, nosing out Puget Sound standout runner Michael… Continue reading

SEQUIM: School district may rehire teachers

> SEQUIM -- By using state Initiative 728 money to maintain current class sizes, the School District may be able to rehire teachers previously notified… Continue reading

A www.peninsuladailynews.com exclusive! Duck Derby winners

> J. D. Logelin of Port Angeles was the first prize winner in the this year's Duck Derby, winning a 2001 Toyota Truck from Wilder… Continue reading

CLALLAM: `Report card” on community to be released Tuesday

> Suicide attempts in Clallam County are two to three times the state average for some age groups, according to the second annual United Way… Continue reading


> LAPUSH -- A half-dozen Forks High School students took to the sea Friday to learn more about offshore rock pinnacles. The U.S. Coast Guard… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: 18,825 rubber ducks float for a good cause

> PORT ANGELES -- With the boom of a starting gun, 18,825 yellow rubber ducks slid from the bed of a purple and silver dump… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Airport fire causes $300,000 damage

> PORT ANGELES -- A fire in a Fairchild International Airport building caused an estimated $300,000 in damage early Sunday. There were no injuries, Port… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: The Port Angeles BMX track knows how to raise money.

> BY Brian McLean The youthful BMX riders who compete on the track raised a record $9,690.50 on Sunday for the track's annual Race for… Continue reading

  • May 21, 2001

PORT TOWNSEND: Rhododendron Festival awards announced

> PORT TOWNSEND -- Rhododendron Festival organizers announced the winners of the Pet Parade and the Kiddie Parade on Saturday after the Grand Parade. Lisa… Continue reading

JOYCE: Communication concerns prompt school discussion

> JOYCE -- Nearly 30 residents turned out for a special meeting Thursday to voice concerns over an apparent communication problem in the Crescent School… Continue reading

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK: Boy injured in bicycle crash

> A teen-age boy suffered serious head injuries in a bicycle crash on Saturday afternoon, authorities said. The boy was riding on Camp David Junior… Continue reading