Complete schedule of Peninsula services and activities in honor of terrorist victims

Nearly 20 churches in Port Angeles will come together Saturday evening to honor and pray for the victims of Tuesday's terrorist attacks in New York… Continue reading

Marrowstone: Woman tapped for relief work, but can’t get to New York City

MARROWSTONE ISLAND -- Rita Kepner of Marrowstone Island has seen suffering first hand -- from the bombing of the federal building in Oklahoma to earthquake… Continue reading

Peninsula: Pilot takes flight with FAA OK to deliver donated blood

Despite aircraft being grounded nationwide, a Sequim pilot was granted a special clearance Wednesday to transport blood donated during a Clallam Bay drive for victims… Continue reading

Peninsula: Security remains tight at some locations

Coast Guard and other officials throughout the North Olympic Peninsula remained on heightened alert Wednesday, a day after terrorism attacks shocked the nation. "There's nothing… Continue reading

Peninsula: Similarities between terrorists, Ressam case begin to emerge

Federal authorities have identified more than a dozen hijackers of Middle Eastern descent in Tuesday's bombings and gathered evidence linking them to Osama bin Laden… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Airport increases security, airlines still shut down

PORT ANGELES -- Cars parked in front of the airport terminal were towed Wednesday as security was tightened prior to resumption of airline service. But… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Concert on the Pier tonight with special songs

PORT ANGELES -- Concert on the Pier will go on as scheduled tonight, with the Hawaiian music group Naki"i performing from 6 p.m. to 8… Continue reading

Sequim: Prayer vigils planned for today, Friday

SEQUIM -- A local church will offer daylong vigils today and Friday for residents praying for the victims of the terrorist attacks Tuesday in New… Continue reading

Clallam: School officials keep students calm

School officials kept students calm Tuesday as they learned of the terrorist attacks in New York City and Washington, D.C. Students in many classes watched… Continue reading

Destruction vivid for those with Peninsula ties

Plumes of smoke rose from the debris that once was the twin towers of the World Trade Center. A thick dust-ash mixture coated everything within… Continue reading

Peninsula on heightened alert in wake of terrorist attacks in New York, Washington, D.C.

The North Olympic Peninsula remained on a heightened alert for suspicious activity Tuesday in the wake of terrorist attacks nearly 3,000 miles away. Authorities stepped… Continue reading

Peninsula: All airports closed

North Olympic Peninsula airports were closed Tuesday after the Federal Aviation Administration grounded all air traffic nationwide for the first time in U.S. history. "I… Continue reading

Peninsula: Residents pray for victims

Hollis Coe bowed his head. Golden light filtered through stained glass on Coe and his wife, Dorothea, as they offered a silent prayer during a… Continue reading

Olympic National Park: First “open house” on management plan

PORT ANGELES -- The future of Olympic National Park was the subject of an open house Monday night at Vern Burton Community Center. More than… Continue reading

Peninsula’s best voter guide available

The Peninsula Daily News' eight-page primary election voter guide has complete information about the races in Clallam and Jefferson counties. It profiles all the candidates… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Cruise ship returns today

Cruise West's Spirit of Oceanus makes its second of five weekly stops at Port Angeles City Pier this morning. The 295-foot, Seattle-based liner is making… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Toxic spill scare leads to search for methamphetamine

A suspected toxic chemical spill at a Lewis Road residence Monday prompted authorities to evacuate a home and call in state methamphetamine experts. The resident… Continue reading

Port of Port Angeles accepts Bullock’s withdrawal, eyes two other finalists

Port of Port Angeles commissioners will "take a second look" at the other two finalists for executive director after Claude Bullock withdrew Monday. Clyde Boddy… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Fire chief details ambitious inspection plan of historical buildings

PORT TOWNSEND -- The city's historical downtown core has escaped conflagration for more than a century. Fire Chief Ed Edwards worries that luck could be… Continue reading

West End: Tribe donates seafood to kin of boating victims

LAPUSH -- Quileute tribal fisherman mourning the deaths of three Eastern Washington men and the apparent death of their grandfather in a boating incident off… Continue reading