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Navy considering fourth site possibility for submarine escort dock in Port Angeles - Peninsula Daily News
PORT ANGELES — The Navy is exploring a fourth alternative for its $16.7 million submarine-escort vessel dock project on Ediz Hook. The site of the fourth alternative will not be released until this fall, according to Navy spokeswoman Liane Nakahara, who ...
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 ...
Patience Rogge, noted Jefferson County historian and open-meetings champion, dies at 78 - Peninsula Daily News
PORT TOWNSEND — Patience Rogge, 78, a noted community volunteer and long-time resident, has died. Rogge was admitted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle on May 14 for treatment of an illness and died there Saturday, a Harborview spokeswoman confirmed.
Port of Port Angeles commissioner reject selling land to Platypus Marine - Peninsula Daily News
PORT ANGELES – The Port of Port Angeles rang up a “no sale” today on 4 acres of harbor front that Platypus Marine Inc. wants to buy. Port commissioners voted unanimously to instruct their executive director to continue pursuing a lease of the land ...
OUTDOORS: 143-pound halibut takes $5,000 top prize at Port Angeles halibut derby - Peninsula Daily News
PORT ANGELES — The freezer Phil Flanders and his crew brought for the Port Angeles Salmon Club's halibut derby will head south filled with flatties. Flanders landed a 143-pound monster halibut that was weighed in with 20 minutes remaining in the derby to ...
PREP SPORTS: Port Angeles' Gracie Long wins two titles, Sequim boys place second at district track and field meet; other area reports - Peninsula Daily News
BELFAIR — Port Angeles' Gracie Long won two individual championships and the Sequim boys placed second at the Class 2A District 2/3 track and field championship meet at North Mason High School. The Sequim boys finally got the better of Olympic League ...
PREP SOFTBALL: Chimacum, Quilcene, Port Angeles and Sequim advance to state tournaments - Peninsula Daily News
TACOMA — The North Olympic Peninsula is sending four softball teams to state tournaments this week. Sequim and Port Angeles qualified for the Class 2A tournament in Selah, Chimacum is going to the 1A tournament in Richland and Quilcene is returning to ...
Utility rate hike seen as a likelihood as Port Angeles City Council starts budget priorities discussion at Tuesday work session - Peninsula Daily News
That’s one thing Port Angeles residents can count on as City Council members begin discussing 2015 and 2016 budget priorities for the mammoth utilities department at a 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. work session Tuesday. The meeting will be in City Council chambers at ...
UPDATE: Last protester leaves Shell ship after hanging on since Friday - Peninsula Daily News
BELLINGHAM — A woman who has been hanging off the anchor chain of an Arctic oil-drilling support ship since Friday night has ended her protest north of Seattle. The Coast Guard says student activist Chiara D'Angelo requested assistance getting down from ...
Filmmaker John Sayles chooses Port Townsend's Fort Worden for his next movie - Peninsula Daily News
PORT TOWNSEND — Independent film director John Sayles has chosen Port Townsend as the location for his next movie, which he hopes to film at Fort Worden State Park next summer. The idea came to Sayles, 64, after he toured Fort Worden while he and his ...
Port Angeles now faces Bar Harbor, Maine, in ''Best Town Ever' contest — with voting now - Peninsula Daily News
EDITOR'S NOTE — To vote, go to http://tinyurl.com/pdn-best. Online voting now underway between Port Angeles and Bar Harbor runs until 8:59 p.m. Thursday, May 28 PORT ANGELES — After beating Flagstaff, Ariz., by 1,336 votes, Port Angeles wears the West ...
Clallam, Jefferson counties target heroin overdoses by planning to offer kits with antidote - Peninsula Daily News
North Olympic Peninsula counties are expected to start offering naloxone injection kits to heroin addicts and their families this year through syringe exchange programs. The life-saving strategy could start as early as this summer in Clallam County, and ...
Need help with your business? Starting a business? Talk with experts at symposium today - Peninsula Daily News
PORT ANGELES — Thinking about starting a small business? Buying or selling a business? Need help in your existing business? A one-stop symposium with business experts will be held at the Port Angeles Senior Center, 328 E. Seventh St., from 5:30 p.m. to 8 ...
Chimacum students get a taste — literally — of their local farming community - Peninsula Daily News
CHIMACUM — High school students got a special lunchtime treat when they were served salad, cheese and bread that originated from the area. “Today, the kids got a taste of what grows in the soil that they walk on,” said Heather Graham, the facilitator ...
Port Angeles School District weighs priorities in $6 million repair list; second attempt at high school bond being considered - Peninsula Daily News
PORT ANGELES — Officials say at least $6 million is needed for the most urgent repairs at Port Angeles schools, and School Board members are considering a second try for a bond to replace Port Angeles High School. Port Angeles School Board members will ...