Jesse Major

Jefferson commissioners approve shooting range law

The Jefferson County commissioners in a 2-1 decision have approved an ordinance addressing commercial shooting ranges in the unincorporated county. Though the… Continue reading

Chimacum School Board member resigns

Chimacum School Board Member Robert Bunker has stepped down from his post at the request of school district officials after a temporary restraining… Continue reading

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer puts a pin on a veteran’s jacket during a pinning ceremony for Vietnam War era veterans in Port Ludlow Thursday evening. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)

Vietnam War Era vets given a thank-you in Port Ludlow

Retired Navy Comdr. Jerry Hamilton was surprised when he learned U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer would honor Vietnam War Era veterans with a… Continue reading

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer puts a pin on a veteran’s jacket during a pinning ceremony for Vietnam War era veterans in Port Ludlow Thursday evening. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)
Parts of east Jefferson County were reported without power Friday morning (Jefferson PUD).

Electrical power out in all of East Jefferson County

UPDATE 1:25 p.m.: Power had been restored to the Port Townsend area by 1:13 p.m. and crews were beginning to restore power to the rest… Continue reading

Parts of east Jefferson County were reported without power Friday morning (Jefferson PUD).

Jefferson PUD bids farewell to man who built up electrical service

A man praised as having built the Jefferson County Public Utility District’s electrical service from the ground up has left after six… Continue reading

Chimacum School District officials continue call for board member’s resignation

A Kitsap County Superior Court commissioner dismissed a temporary protection order against Chimacum School Board member Robert Bunker at the request of… Continue reading

PHOTO: He’s not too heavy in PT parade

Rob Ayer caries his son Beckett Ayer, 4, during the 24th annual Main Street Downtown Trick or Treat and Costume Parade in… Continue reading

Navy seeks comment on Growler effect on historic properties

Naval Air Station Whidbey Island is inviting comment on a draft memorandum of agreement that addresses the effects of increased Growler operations… Continue reading

Veteran pinning ceremony set in Port Ludlow

Today Rep. Derek Kilmer will honor veterans of the Vietnam War era at a pinning ceremony as part of the war’s 50th… Continue reading

Author to speak of UFO experience on Friday

The Washington Mutual UFO Network will host New Zealand author and UFO experiencer Suzy Hansen during a talk Friday. The event is… Continue reading

Chimacum School Board member asked to quit

Chimacum School District officials are asking School Board member Robert Bunker to step down after a Kitsap County Superior Court judge issued a… Continue reading

Jefferson commissioners continue to mull shooting facilities ordinance

The Jefferson County commissioners decided Monday to deliberate further on a proposed shooting facilities ordinance, delaying making a decision until at least… Continue reading

Clallam woman who tripped in courthouse parking lot suing county, contractors

A Clallam County woman who tripped in the Clallam County Courthouse parking lot in 2015 is now suing the county and two… Continue reading

Port Angeles paraeducators demand raises

Members of the Port Angeles Paraeducator Association and its supporters filled the Port Angeles School District’s recent school board meeting beyond capacity… Continue reading

Lower Elwha Klallam tribal members march to raise domestic violence awareness

Tribal members marched from the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe’s tribal center to the Elwha River to raise awareness about domestic violence. The… Continue reading

Clallam County Sheriff’s Office employees reprimanded over stolen guns

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office has finished its investigation into two employees whose department-issued handguns were stolen from their home over the… Continue reading

Clallam commissioners pick consultant to review Sequim Bay facility

Clallam County commissioners have selected a consultant to review a California woman’s plans for a 32,000-square-foot and 27-bathroom bed and breakfast at… Continue reading

Retiring Clallam County administrator honored for service

Former Clallam County Administrator Jim Jones fought back tears Tuesday as he reflected on his 12 years as the county’s top administrator.… Continue reading

Port Angeles police arrest man in boat behind The Landing mall

Port Angeles police arrested a man on a fishing boat at the back of The Landing mall Wednesday morning after what they… Continue reading

Granny’s Cafe sold to Joyce resident

The buyer of Granny’s Cafe said he plans to carry on the legacy and traditions of the iconic restaurant, meaning the menu… Continue reading