Sequim: Council approves new taxi rules

SEQUIM -- The City Council approved an ordinance Monday imposing stricter cab safety regulations and background checks for taxi drivers. Under the new regulations, taxi… Continue reading

Sequim: Teacher appointed to Planning Commission

SEQUIM -- The City Council appointed teacher John Bridge of Sequim to the Planning Commission on Monday. Bridge, a 57-year-old fourth-grade teacher at Helen Haller… Continue reading

West End: Makah man stabbed; assailants still at large

NEAH BAY -- A 24-year-old Makah tribal member is hospitalized in Seattle after being stabbed early Tuesday. Charles M. Noel of Neah Bay is listed… Continue reading

Clallam: Forum for candidates tonight

A two-hour forum will be held tonight for candidates in the primary election for Port of Port Angeles District 1 commissioner, Olympic Memorial Hospital District… Continue reading

Clallam: Public Utility District manager retiring Nov. 1

PORT ANGELES -- Clallam County Public Utility District General Manager Mike McInnes is retiring after 30 years with the utility. McInnes, 53, confirmed Monday that… Continue reading

Jefferson: Drowning brings new focus on weather-damaged road

The drowning death of a hiker has revived concerns over Graves Creek Road and Enchanted Valley trail conditions in remote west Jefferson County. Area residents,… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Legislators discuss transportation woes

PORT ANGELES -- The North Olympic Peninsula's three state legislators offered a wide spectrum of views on potential solutions to state transportation problems at the… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Pedestrian struck on highway

A woman crossing U.S. Highway 101 near Deer Park Cinemas was struck by a car and airlifted to Harborview Medical Center late Monday. The woman's… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Port selects former Miami executive

Claude M. Bullock has been selected by Port of Port Angeles commissioners as the Port's new executive director. Bullock, 61, former deputy director for the… Continue reading

Port Townsend: City Council candidates square off at chamber meeting

PORT TOWNSEND -- Four City Council candidates debated the balance between economic development and the quality of life Monday during a meeting of the Port… Continue reading

Port Townsend: DNA evidence presented in murder trial

PORT TOWNSEND -- The jury hearing the first-degree murder case against Robert Stoner of Quilcene listened to testimony on DNA evidence Monday. Stoner, 55, is… Continue reading

Clallam: Political forum for candidates Tuesday

PORT ANGELES -- A two-hour forum will be held Tuesday for candidates in the primary election for Port of Port Angeles District 1 commissioner, Olympic… Continue reading

Peninsula Junior Rodeo Association results

Clallam County Fairgrounds, Saturday and Sunday PeeWee: 1. Katie Hale (51 points), 2. Richelle Carel (39), 3. Jodi Bowe (39). Junior Boys: 1. Caleb Koths… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Port director expected to be named today

Port of Port Angeles commissioners will announce their selection of a new executive director at their meeting today at 5:30 p.m. at the Port's administrative… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Chamber of Commerce holds candidate forum today

PORT TOWNSEND -- Four candidates for City Council will appear before the Port Townsend Chamber of Commerce today in the second of two forums at… Continue reading

Day 5 of “Across the Olympic Mountains” expedition

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the final dispatch from Roger Harnack, Peninsula Daily News' local news editor. Packing a laptop computer and satellite telephone, he sent… Continue reading

LaPush: Boater killed off coast was wearing survival suit

LAPUSH -- The body of the 74-year-old man killed Wednesday when his boat ran into rocks near the mouth of the Quillayute River was found… Continue reading

Olympic National Park: Woman was swept into river as her hiking companions watched

ENCHANTED VALLEY -- When Amy Work and her two hiking companions forded the Quinault River's east fork on Monday, the water was below their knees… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Defense strategy tries to cast doubt in murder trial

PORT TOWNSEND -- Defense attorney Chuck Henry sowed the seeds of doubt in the murder trial of Robert Stoner as he cross-examined Donald Pruitt regarding… Continue reading

Sequim: Developer eyes shopping center for 42-acre parcel

SEQUIM -- The prospective owner of a 42-acre parcel of land on the northwest corner of Washington Street and Priest Road in Sequim is looking… Continue reading