Cameron Colfax, 10, a member of the Jamestown S’Klallam tribal youth program, plants pinwheels along the driveway of the tribal Justice Center in Blyn on Tuesday. The pinwheels are part of 3,600 that Dru Froggett, child advocate for the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe, has ensured were placed around the Jamestown campus, at the Jamestown Medical Clinic in Sequim and at Lower Elwha Klallam facilities in Port Angeles as part of a national effort to raise awareness of child abuse prevention. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Raising awareness

Cameron Colfax, 10, a member of the Jamestown S’Klallam tribal youth program, plants pinwheels along the driveway of the tribal Justice Center in Blyn on… Continue reading

Cameron Colfax, 10, a member of the Jamestown S’Klallam tribal youth program, plants pinwheels along the driveway of the tribal Justice Center in Blyn on Tuesday. The pinwheels are part of 3,600 that Dru Froggett, child advocate for the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe, has ensured were placed around the Jamestown campus, at the Jamestown Medical Clinic in Sequim and at Lower Elwha Klallam facilities in Port Angeles as part of a national effort to raise awareness of child abuse prevention. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Terry Ward.
Terry Ward.
State Rep. Steve Tharinger, D-Port Townsend.

State allocation fuels Port Hadlock Sewer Project

Dean: No public vote planned since Local Improvement District not needed

State Rep. Steve Tharinger, D-Port Townsend.

Commercial passenger air service coming back

Port Angeles flights to start this summer

Port Angeles commercial passenger air service possible soon, officials say

Port action could end nearly seven years without flights

Port Angeles police and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigators search the wheelhouse of the Karen L on Sunday. A man was found dead inside the fishing vessel after a fire early Sunday, police said. (Rob Ollikainen/Peninsula Daily News)

Probe in fatal fire still active

Autopsy set for later this week

Port Angeles police and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigators search the wheelhouse of the Karen L on Sunday. A man was found dead inside the fishing vessel after a fire early Sunday, police said. (Rob Ollikainen/Peninsula Daily News)

Three-car wreck blocks highways 101, 112 for an hour

State Highway 112 was blocked for more than an hour Sunday after a three-car, non-injury wreck at the intersection of U.S. Highway… Continue reading

Woman injured in single-vehicle crash

An Oregon woman is in stable condition after she drove into a ditch and hit an embankment and some trees south of Brinnon,… Continue reading

Health officials note increase in skipped second-dose appointments

North Olympic Peninsula public health officials have noticed an increase in people not returning for their second COVID-19 vaccination dose and are urging residents to… Continue reading

Rachel Anderson

Sequim city council member recognized

The Association of Washington Cities has awarded a Certificate of Municipal Leadership to Sequim City Council member Rachel Anderson. The certificate program recognizes… Continue reading

Rachel Anderson
Tanner Zahrt

New principal to take helm of Port Angeles High School

Port Angeles High School will have a new principal as of July 1. Tanner Zahrt, who most recently served as assistant principal… Continue reading

Tanner Zahrt
Work crews will begin chip sealing and bridge maintenance this summer. (State Department of Transportation)
Work crews will begin chip sealing and bridge maintenance this summer. (State Department of Transportation)

One person dies in boat fire

Second occupant escapes; homicide not ruled out

Mass clinics wrap up

Counties moving to pop-up vaccination sites

Carvers Se Sealth, also known as Jewell James, left, his brother Sit ki kadem, also called Doug James, and Doug's wife, Siam'elwit James, accompanied the Lummi House of Tears totem pole to downtown Port Townsend on Saturday. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

Cedar totem pole welcomed in Port Townsend

Lummi carving to travel across nation to D.C.

Carvers Se Sealth, also known as Jewell James, left, his brother Sit ki kadem, also called Doug James, and Doug's wife, Siam'elwit James, accompanied the Lummi House of Tears totem pole to downtown Port Townsend on Saturday. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News
Tom Landa is bandleader of The Paperboys and Locarno, two ensembles from Vancouver, B.C., who will give virtual concerts during the Juan de Fuca Festival in May. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

Juan de Fuca Festival ‘reimagined’

Memorial Day event to offer live, virtual performances

Tom Landa is bandleader of The Paperboys and Locarno, two ensembles from Vancouver, B.C., who will give virtual concerts during the Juan de Fuca Festival in May. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News
The Kiwanis Club of Port Angeles raised $7,022 for local food banks in its 27th Community Tuna Fish Drive. 

Jerrie Tiderman, Kiwanis tuna chair, presented a check for $4,122 to Emily Dexter, executive director of the Port Angeles Food Bank. 

The club donated the remaining $2,900 from the annual drive to the Salvation Army Food Bank. 

Pictured, from left to right, are Carl Gay, Tim Crowley, Jerrie Tiderman, Emily Dexter, Peggy Norris, Carol McLean, Dick McLean, Lloyd Eisenman and Mark Hannah.

Kiwanis 27th Community Tuna Fish Drive raises funds

The Kiwanis Club of Port Angeles raised $7,022 for local food banks in its 27th Community Tuna Fish Drive. Jerrie Tiderman, Kiwanis tuna chair, presented… Continue reading

The Kiwanis Club of Port Angeles raised $7,022 for local food banks in its 27th Community Tuna Fish Drive. 

Jerrie Tiderman, Kiwanis tuna chair, presented a check for $4,122 to Emily Dexter, executive director of the Port Angeles Food Bank. 

The club donated the remaining $2,900 from the annual drive to the Salvation Army Food Bank. 

Pictured, from left to right, are Carl Gay, Tim Crowley, Jerrie Tiderman, Emily Dexter, Peggy Norris, Carol McLean, Dick McLean, Lloyd Eisenman and Mark Hannah.
Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News
Inspector Josh Ley of the Clallam County Sheriff's Office accepts a package of medications from a motorist at the Clallam County Courthouse in Port Angeles during National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday. Drugs also were taken to law enforcement in Sequim and Port Hadlock on Saturday as part of a nation-wide event developted to provide a safe method of disposing of prescription and illicit drugs.

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day for Peninsula

Take back Inspector Josh Ley of the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office accepts a package of medications from a motorist at the Clallam County Courthouse in… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News
Inspector Josh Ley of the Clallam County Sheriff's Office accepts a package of medications from a motorist at the Clallam County Courthouse in Port Angeles during National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday. Drugs also were taken to law enforcement in Sequim and Port Hadlock on Saturday as part of a nation-wide event developted to provide a safe method of disposing of prescription and illicit drugs.