Most Peninsula schools receive mixed WASL results

North Olympic Peninsula school districts received mixed grades for student skills measured by the Washington Assessment of Student Learning. The annual test, administered in April,… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Popular downtown lot now charging for parking

PORT ANGELES -- Looking for a free parking space downtown? Don't look in the lot at the corner of First and Laurel streets -- parking… Continue reading

Sequim: School Board race added to Nov. 6 election ballot

The race for the Sequim School Board position vacated by Mic Sager will be on the Nov. 6 general election ballot. "The general election ballot… Continue reading

Clallam Bay: Prison official to head state penitentiary

Clallam Bay Corrections Center Superintendent Richard "Dick"' Morgan has been promoted to superintendent of Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla. Morgan will take over the… Continue reading

Clallam County budget talks begin tonight in Sequim

Clallam County officials will begin public discussions tonight on the county's proposed $75.5 million fiscal 2002 budget. The preliminary budget shows the county expects to… Continue reading

Fort Worden birthday celebration planning under way

PORT TOWNSEND -- Plans for Fort Worden State Park's 100th birthday next year include celebrations in May, July, October and December. Centennial coordinator Perry Spring… Continue reading

Jefferson County budget OK — for now

The Jefferson County budget looks OK for the immediate future, but projections indicate the county could face a $5.65 million shortfall by 2006. The General… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Cruise ship returns today

Another red carpet welcome will greet the cruise ship Spirit of Oceanus when it makes its fourth of five weekly stops at Port Angeles City… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Parents to discuss middle school uniforms

A group of Stevens Middle School parents will be talking about requiring school uniforms during a meeting tonight. Stevens Principal Chuck Lisk said Monday that… Continue reading

Sequim: School Board member resigns

SEQUIM -- School Board member Mac Sager has resigned his District 5 seat citing a lack of time to devote to the position. Two years… Continue reading

Peninsula: Plans calls for Visitor and Convention Bureau to be reorganized

A proposed reorganization of the North Olympic Peninsula Visitor and Convention Bureau. will shift its focus to promoting only Clallam County. In addition, an existing… Continue reading

Peninsula: Private pilots flying again

Small general aviation aircraft are finally flying again, but confusion reigns among pilots about the new rules and restrictions put in place since the Sept.… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Relay team dominates Big Hurt again

PORT ANGELES -- So much for the super team. Glens and Friends, a relay team from Bellevue and Bellingham, was supposed to be challenged by… Continue reading

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A major computer system failure Saturday caused the elimination of news Sunday on and delayed delivery of the Peninsula Daily News to subscribers and… Continue reading

Peninsula: At some stations, local gas price jumps to $2 a gallon

Gasoline prices have zoomed past $2 a gallon in Clallam and Jefferson counties. Premium gas is being sold for $1.99 to $2.03 a gallon at… Continue reading

Peninsula: Coast Guard enforces unprecedented security measures

Armed Coast Guard vessels are continuing to enforce unprecedented security in the Strait of Juan de Fuca and Puget Sound. New measures this week include… Continue reading

Peninsula: Dicks, Cantwell praise Bush’s hard-line approach

WASHINGTON -- Two members of the North Olympic Peninsula's congressional delegation say they will support efforts by President Bush to bring the terrorists responsible for… Continue reading

Peninsula: First day of fall arrives Saturday afternoon

That chill you feel in the air is all natural. Fall -- officially called the autumnal equinox -- arrives on the North Olympic Peninsula at… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Big Hurt event scheduled this weekend

PORT ANGELES -- There could be quite a fight for the Big Hurt relay title this weekend. Glens and Friend, the defending relay champions, will… Continue reading

Peninsula: More ballots coming in for elections

Five primary election races hang in the balance in Clallam County with more than 4,200 ballots to be counted Friday afternoon. With only a "handful"… Continue reading