No flight operations scheduled

There will be no field carrier landing practice operations for aircraft stationed at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island Complex this week. There are… Continue reading

Water quality impacts Island View Water District on West End

Water use restrictions are in effect for the Island View Water District west of Sekiu due to water quality issues caused by excessive run-off and… Continue reading

Thea Bey of Port Angeles watches as her dog, Thuja, tries to retrieve a stick from incoming waves on Ediz Hook in Port Angeles and her other dogs, Williwaw, center, and Lollie look on during Saturday’s king tide on the Strait of Juan de Fuca. The astronomical high tide in Port Angeles on Saturday was 8.98 feet, prompting coastal flood advisories for most shorelines in Northwest Washington. The highest king tide on the North Olympic Peninsula was a predicted 10.9 feet Friday and Saturday at La Push. Port Townsend’s highest tide was on Christmas Day with an estimated 9.9 feet. High tides at Dungeness were 8.8 feet throughout the holiday weekend and including today. King tides will be seen again on the Peninsula beginning Jan. 21. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

King tide

Thea Bey of Port Angeles watches as her dog, Thuja, tries to retrieve a stick from incoming waves on Ediz Hook in Port Angeles and… Continue reading

Thea Bey of Port Angeles watches as her dog, Thuja, tries to retrieve a stick from incoming waves on Ediz Hook in Port Angeles and her other dogs, Williwaw, center, and Lollie look on during Saturday’s king tide on the Strait of Juan de Fuca. The astronomical high tide in Port Angeles on Saturday was 8.98 feet, prompting coastal flood advisories for most shorelines in Northwest Washington. The highest king tide on the North Olympic Peninsula was a predicted 10.9 feet Friday and Saturday at La Push. Port Townsend’s highest tide was on Christmas Day with an estimated 9.9 feet. High tides at Dungeness were 8.8 feet throughout the holiday weekend and including today. King tides will be seen again on the Peninsula beginning Jan. 21. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Barb Maynes, a member of First United Methodist Church in Port Angeles, breaks up ice on the sidewalk on the Laurel Street side of the church on Saturday. Warming temperatures and rain were helping to melt nearly a foot of snow that had fallen earlier in the week, but remaining accumulated ice required physical attention in many locations. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Peninsula escapes worst of winter storm

Heavy rain, high wind forecast for this week

Barb Maynes, a member of First United Methodist Church in Port Angeles, breaks up ice on the sidewalk on the Laurel Street side of the church on Saturday. Warming temperatures and rain were helping to melt nearly a foot of snow that had fallen earlier in the week, but remaining accumulated ice required physical attention in many locations. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
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Flu kills 2 more on North Olympic Peninsula

Health officer: Strain seen in emergency rooms

Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News

After days of frozen streets and sidewalks the downtown Port Townsend business district is covered with slush and puddles after an overnight rain on Thursday and Friday morning. The temperature climbed to 37 degrees at mid-day Friday.
Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News

After days of frozen streets and sidewalks the downtown Port Townsend business district is covered with slush and puddles after an overnight rain on Thursday and Friday morning. The temperature climbed to 37 degrees at mid-day Friday.

PDN available online only on Monday

The U.S. Postal Service is taking Monday as its Christmas Day holiday so the Peninsula Daily News will not be printed on paper or delivered… Continue reading

Outgoing Clallam County commissioner to be honored

Government meetings across North Olympic Peninsula

Camp David Jr. gets new park fees

Director: ‘Still the best value in area’

Clallam County changes fees for several facilities

In addition to Camp David Jr., other Clallam County Park and Recreation facilities will see fee increases and changes to how the… Continue reading

East Jefferson Fire Rescue chief: Funding fulfills a big need

Grant to help those who need services

Pedestrians make their way along an icy stretch of First Street in downtown Port Angeles on a sub-freezing Thursday afternoon. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Freezing followed by flooding expected as weather changes

Peninsula roads could be especially hazardous today

Pedestrians make their way along an icy stretch of First Street in downtown Port Angeles on a sub-freezing Thursday afternoon. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Port Angeles Hardwoods donates to Field Hall

Wood trim to be installed in downtown theater

Refuge from the cold in Clallam County

Shelters and warming centers are offered in Port Angeles, Sequim and Forks in Clallam County. • Serenity House’s adult shelter at 2321 W. 18th St.,… Continue reading

Refuge from the cold in Jefferson County

Shelters and warming centers are offered in Port Townsend. • The Jefferson County Emergency Shelter offers both overnight and daytime refuge during the winter. It… Continue reading

Places to get in out of the cold open on Peninsula

Temperatures below freezing are filling shelters and warming centers while prompting the opening of others on the North Olympic Peninsula. Here is a list. CLALLAM… Continue reading

Places to get in out of the cood open on Peninsula

Temperatures below freezing are filling shelters and warming centers while prompting the opening of others on the North Olympic Peninsula. Here is a list. JEFFERSON… Continue reading

Bill Meyer of Forks watches as his golden doodle Remi chases after a tossed snowball on Wednesday at the Port Angeles dog park at Lincoln Park. Meyer said the dog loved snow and that the park was a favorite romping ground during trips to Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Bill Meyer of Forks watches as his golden doodle Remi chases after a tossed snowball on Wednesday at the Port Angeles dog park at Lincoln Park. Meyer said the dog loved snow and that the park was a favorite romping ground during trips to Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Future of Port Townsend golf course considered

Two more open houses planned