PENINSULA: Sequim elk population doubles in six years

The size of the Sequim elk herd has nearly doubled in the past six years, a recent count by wildlife officials shows. While there have… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Child car safety seats to be inspected today

Parents can get car seats inspected today to ensure their child's safety while riding in motor vehicles. Two dozen people who completed a four-day training… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Forum discussion focuses on initiatives

PORT ANGELES -- Washington voters have weighed in with a series of initiatives in recent years calling for higher teachers pay and reduced property taxes.… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: Remodeled Marine Science Center opens Saturday

PORT TOWNSEND -- The new digs are going fast but some "rooms"' are still available as the Port Townsend Marine Science Center prepares to open… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Dogs to run the gauntlet

SEQUIM -- Dogs of all sizes make up the 195 entries for the Hurricane Ridge Kennel Club's annual Agility Trials on Saturday and Sunday in… Continue reading

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



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