State Department of Fish and Wildlife eases fire restrictions

The Department of Fish and Wildlife has lifted fire restrictions, including the temporary ban on target shooting, on the state lands it manages.… Continue reading

Port Angeles High School’s Samantha Robbins and Lance Menes stand together as homecoming senior queen and king before the school’s homecoming parade on Friday. The pair presided over festivities at the Roughriders’ football game on Friday night against the Kennedy Catholic Lancers. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Homecoming royalty named in Port Angeles

Port Angeles High School’s Samantha Robbins and Lance Menes stand together as homecoming senior queen and king before the school’s homecoming parade on Friday. The… Continue reading

Port Angeles High School’s Samantha Robbins and Lance Menes stand together as homecoming senior queen and king before the school’s homecoming parade on Friday. The pair presided over festivities at the Roughriders’ football game on Friday night against the Kennedy Catholic Lancers. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Irene and Chuck Lukey celebrated the 26th birthday of their twins Michael, second from left, and Mark Lukey in 1991. The Lukeys, who raised six children in Port Angeles, both died of COVID-19. (Photo courtesy of Mark Lukey)
Irene and Chuck Lukey celebrated the 26th birthday of their twins Michael, second from left, and Mark Lukey in 1991. The Lukeys, who raised six children in Port Angeles, both died of COVID-19. (Photo courtesy of Mark Lukey)
Pictured, from left to right, are David Parker, Chris Mullin, Sarah Rea, Mo Gibson, Tim James, Simon Leach, Lou Geraghty, Chad DeLong, Emily Perkins, Rich Fitzpatrick, Perry Chappano, Dana Pope, Jack Sincevich, Jordan Primus, Ned Flash, Trevor Warren and Kevin Ritz.

Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding graduates 16 students

The Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding graduated 16 students from its marine systems program at a Sept. 17 ceremony. The students are… Continue reading

Pictured, from left to right, are David Parker, Chris Mullin, Sarah Rea, Mo Gibson, Tim James, Simon Leach, Lou Geraghty, Chad DeLong, Emily Perkins, Rich Fitzpatrick, Perry Chappano, Dana Pope, Jack Sincevich, Jordan Primus, Ned Flash, Trevor Warren and Kevin Ritz.
Port Angeles High School sophomore Madeline Irwin, center, plays flute through a hole in her mask with other members of the school’s marching band at the start of Friday’s homecoming parade from the Clallam County Courthouse to Port Angeles Civic Field. The Port Angeles Roughriders were defeated by the Kennedy Catholic Lancers 40-7 in Friday night’s football game. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

PAHS Homecoming parade

Port Angeles High School sophomore Madeline Irwin, center, plays flute through a hole in her mask with other members of the school’s marching band at… Continue reading

Port Angeles High School sophomore Madeline Irwin, center, plays flute through a hole in her mask with other members of the school’s marching band at the start of Friday’s homecoming parade from the Clallam County Courthouse to Port Angeles Civic Field. The Port Angeles Roughriders were defeated by the Kennedy Catholic Lancers 40-7 in Friday night’s football game. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Prescribed burns begin Monday

Road crews from Olympic National Park will begin prescribed burns of woody debris piles on Monday. The burns will take place at the… Continue reading

Gov. Jay Inslee speaks Friday following an appearance at the Peninsula College campus in Port Angeles (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

State may consider measures implemented on Peninsula

As one option, Inslee cites health mandate for proof of vaccination

Gov. Jay Inslee speaks Friday following an appearance at the Peninsula College campus in Port Angeles (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Weekly flight operations scheduled

There will be field carrier landing practice operations for aircraft stationed at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island Complex this week. There will be… Continue reading

EYE ON JEFFERSON: Commissioners to consider budget appropriations

The three Jefferson County commissioners will conduct a public hearing on third quarter budget appropriations and extensions when they meet at 9 a.m. Monday. The… Continue reading

Mark O’Neill and Karin Lowrie married in 2012. (Photo courtesy of Karin Lowrie)

Former park worker remembered for recovery missions

Mark O’Neill loved rivers, lakes and stood up for coworkers

Mark O’Neill and Karin Lowrie married in 2012. (Photo courtesy of Karin Lowrie)
A backhoe driver works Thursday at the Elwha Hotel construction site in downtown Port Angeles while awaiting removal of an electrical switch box, foreground. (Paul Gottlieb/Peninsula Daily News)

Switch to be moved for Elwha hotel

Project remains on hold for now

A backhoe driver works Thursday at the Elwha Hotel construction site in downtown Port Angeles while awaiting removal of an electrical switch box, foreground. (Paul Gottlieb/Peninsula Daily News)

Clallam County adopts greenhouse gas reduction policy

Electric vehicle charging stations to be installed by December

Burn ban lifted in both Clallam, Jefferson counties

The burn ban has been lifted in both Clallam and Jefferson counties today. Outdoor debris burning is still restricted in urban growth areas under state… Continue reading

Clallam Bay prison outbreak grows to 160-plus cases

Staff aren’t consistently wearing masks, health officer says

Port Angeles Parks & Recreation Department employee Jessica Adams pressure washes the Laurel Street stairs behind the Conrad Dyar Memorial Fountain in downtown Port Angeles on Wednesday. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Sprucing up stairs

Port Angeles Parks & Recreation Department employee Jessica Adams pressure washes the Laurel Street stairs behind the Conrad Dyar Memorial Fountain in downtown Port Angeles… Continue reading

Port Angeles Parks & Recreation Department employee Jessica Adams pressure washes the Laurel Street stairs behind the Conrad Dyar Memorial Fountain in downtown Port Angeles on Wednesday. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

State ban on single-use plastic bags goes into effect Friday

A ban on single-use plastic bags that was originally scheduled to begin on the first of this year will go into effect today… Continue reading