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Sunday, May 24, 2015 -- 4:58 pm
After a long fight, Spokane veteran finally gets headstone
KTMF - ... didn't have a headstone.That veteran was Sgt. Malbert Cooper, born 1887 and died 1979. KHQ.com - Washington's Port Angeles is in the final four in a competition to find the best town ever by outdoor magazine Outside.Port Angeles was one of 64 towns ... Read more...
Sunday, May 24, 2015 -- 4:58 pm
Port Angeles could be named 'best town ever' by Outside Magazine
KTMF - Washington's Port Angeles is in the final four in a competition to find the best town ever by outdoor magazine Outside. Port Angeles was one of 64 towns chosen to compete and it's now in the semi final round. Read more...
Sunday, May 24, 2015 -- 12:00 am
At Port Angeles' Captain Joseph House, Memorial Day service is today
Peninsula Daily News - PORT ANGELES — A Memorial Day service will be held at the Captain Joseph House, 1108 S. Oak St., to recognize those who have died in service to their country.The service will be 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. today (Sunday), the day before Memorial Day.The public is invited to attend.Today's memorial service will be followed by two hours of tours of the Captain Joseph House. Read more...
Sunday, May 24, 2015 -- 12:00 am
KAREN GRIFFITHS' PENINSULA HORSEPLAY: Age, health affect horses' appearances
Peninsula Daily News - IT'S A SCARY thing to approach the home of someone you don't know to inquire why their once-plump horses are now skin and bones. Driving south on U.S. Highway 101 just prior to the state Highway 104 junction, one would have to be blind not to notice the two horses out in the pasture so thin their ribs are poking out. Like many, I've passed by them for years and the horses looked fine. This time was different. In good conscience, I felt I couldn't just drive by without asking the owner, 'Why the change?' Read more...
Sunday, May 24, 2015 -- 12:00 am
EYE ON CLALLAM: County, public utility district to consider amendment to road work contract
Peninsula Daily News - The three Clallam County commissioners will consider a contract amendment with the county public utility district for improvements to Old Olympic Highway from Gunn Road to the McDonald Creek bridge.The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. in the commissioners' boardroom (160) at the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles.The contract amendment would increase the maximum reimbursement from $7,500 to $25,000.Agenda items include: Read more...
Sunday, May 24, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Hot, hot, hot: Community 'flair' on display at Juan de Fuca Festival of Arts
Peninsula Daily News - ... Ryah DeLeon, 6, plays a little music at the Indian Arts booth at the Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts in Port Angeles on Saturday. PORT ANGELES - Sweaters from Ecuador, blackberry cheesecake ice cream, Joy in Mudville: They're coexisting indoors ... Read more...
Sunday, May 24, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Ceremonies planned on Peninsula in honor of those who died in military service
Peninsula Daily News - Memorial Day ceremonies are planned across the North Olympic Peninsula. One service - which is at the Captain Joseph House in Port Angeles - is today. Read more...
Saturday, May 23, 2015 -- 11:00 pm
Drought has officials planning in case of fire
Peninsula Daily News - SEQUIM — Impending drought in light of a record-low snowpack in the Olympic Mountains has state and local officials asking the public to help prevent calamitous wildfire from scorching area properties and considering heroic measures to save fish in diminishing waters. Read more...
Saturday, May 23, 2015 -- 11:00 pm
Is Peninsula as dangerous as figures boast? Crime statistics from FBI analyzed
Peninsula Daily News - SEQUIM — Be afraid.Be very afraid.Be especially afraid of home security system salespeople slinging statistics.A kerfuffle last fall over Sequim's rank among Washington cities for violent crime was based on 2012 data posted to the Internet by Home Security Shield of Columbus, Ohio. It called Sequim the 14th 'most dangerous' city in the state.The company used statistics gathered by the FBI but that the firm weighted with a formula it didn't explain. Read more...
Saturday, May 23, 2015 -- 11:00 pm
PREP SPORTS: Sequim and Port Angeles advance to state softball tournament; other area reports
Peninsula Daily News - TACOMA — Sequim advanced to its fifth straight state softball tournament with a pair of wins on the first day of the Class 2A District 2/3 tournament at Sprinker Fields.Port Angeles also qualified for state but had to take a roundabout way to get there.The Wolves opened the tournament with a 7-4 win over Steilacoom and followed with a 5-4 win over Liberty on Friday.The second win clinched a state berth and moved Sequim into the district semifinals, where the Wolves faced White River on Saturday morning. Read more...
Saturday, May 23, 2015 -- 11:00 pm
Hot, hot, hot! Community 'flair' on display at Juan de Fuca Festival today
Peninsula Daily News - PORT ANGELES — Sweaters from Ecuador, blackberry cheesecake ice cream, Joy in Mudville: They're coexisting indoors and out as the Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts continues today and Monday. 'I like the local flair, the sense of community,' Charlie Lyons of Port Angeles said while seated with his daughter Iris, 10, on the main drag of the festival Saturday afternoon. Read more...
Saturday, May 23, 2015 -- 11:00 pm
Bandit's cache of loot uncovered in Olympic National Forest near Quilcene
Peninsula Daily News - QUILCENE — A multi-agency group of law enforcement officers has unearthed a cache of stolen goods, including firearms, in Olympic National Forest near Quilcene.The seven fully loaded storage containers found Friday morning had been hidden by a convicted bank robber who had been on the run for the past five years before his arrest last year, according to the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). Read more...
Saturday, May 23, 2015 -- 11:00 pm
What's happening on the North Olympic Peninsula? See today's PDN front page
Peninsula Daily News - Full story available at Peninsula Daily News Read more...
Saturday, May 23, 2015 -- 11:00 pm
BUSINESS BRIEFS: Sales associate joins Sequim retail business . . . and other items
Peninsula Daily News - SEQUIM — Pondicherri, a 23-year retail and wholesale business at 119 E. Washington St., has added Chelsea Winfield as a new sales associate.The store is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays.For more information, phone 360-681-4431. Wave debt sale KIRKLAND — Broadband operator Wave, which operates Internet and cable TV services on the North Olympic Peninsula, has raised $130 million to fund expansion plans on the West Coast. Read more...
Saturday, May 23, 2015 -- 11:00 pm
NEWS BRIEFS: Caregiver tools topic of class series beginning this Tuesday in Sequim . . . and other items
Peninsula Daily News - SEQUIM — 'Powerful Tools for Caregivers,' a class that helps those who care for a loved one also take care of themselves, will start Tuesday at Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 S. Blake Ave.The class meets from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on six Tuesdays, ending June 30. The cost is $25 for the textbook.Topics include how the caregiver can reduce personal stress, solve problems, communicate effectively with other family members and make tough decisions. Read more...
Saturday, May 23, 2015 -- 11:00 pm
Port Angeles Symphony Orchestra taps New York native as new maestro
Peninsula Daily News - PORT ANGELES — Brooklyn, N.Y., native Jonathan Pasternack, a conductor who's been leading orchestras since he was a teenage college student, has been chosen as the next Port Angeles Symphony Orchestra music director. A nine-member search committee selected Pasternack from the eight candidates who have auditioned here since last September, and it was an exceedingly tough decision, committee chairwoman Marie Meyers said Friday. Read more...
Saturday, May 23, 2015 -- 11:00 pm
EYE ON BUSINESS: This week's meetings
Peninsula Daily News - ■ Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce — Monthly 'Business Nugget' meetings are held the last Wednesday of the month at 7:30 a.m. in the dining room of the Port Angeles Senior & Community Center, 328 E. Seventh St. This Wednesday's program will feature the chamber president, Jim Moran of The 401(K) Co., discussing retirement planning options for individuals and business owners with a focus on keeping up with current market trends.Moran is also the chamber's 2015 president Read more...
Saturday, May 23, 2015 -- 11:00 pm
Olympic Peninsula Narcotics Enforcement Team reports more West End drug arrests
Peninsula Daily News - PORT ANGELES — Two Forks residents were charged May 14 with selling methamphetamine, Olympic Peninsula Narcotics Enforcement Team officials said.Jesica Lea McCoy, 36, and Teddy Allen Peterson, 35, each were charged in Clallam County Superior Court with two counts of delivery of methamphetamine.Their arrests were the 11th and 12th drug-related arrests in the Forks area in recent weeks.OPNET officials alleged that McCoy sold 0.4 grams of methamphetamine for $10 on Feb. 3 and 2.1 grams of meth for $100 on Feb. 17. Read more...
Saturday, May 23, 2015 -- 11:00 pm
Delay in Port Angeles case of murder-by-insulin attempt
Peninsula Daily News - PORT ANGELES — An attempted murder trial for a Port Angeles man accused of injecting a relative with a lethal dose of insulin has been postponed until January.Robbie Wayne Davis, 39, will go to trial Jan. 11 on three counts of attempted first-degree aggravated murder, three counts of first-degree assault-administers a destructive or noxious substance and two counts of felony harassment-threats to kill. Accusations Read more...
Saturday, May 23, 2015 -- 11:00 pm
EYE ON JEFFERSON: Commissioners to hear about act exemptions
Peninsula Daily News - The three Jefferson County commissioners will conduct an executive session discussing exemptions to the state Open Public Meetings Act when they meet Tuesday.The closed session will follow an open meeting that will begin at 9 a.m. in commissioners' chambers at the Jefferson County Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson St., Port Townsend. Read more...



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