Jefferson County

Memorial service in Gardiner honors Medal of Honor recipient

Marvin Shields is the only Seabee to have been given the honor


NEWS BRIEFS: Special contra dance slated in Port Angeles tonight … and other items

The Black Diamond Community Hall will host George Marshall and Buddy System for a stop on their 2018 Northwest tour tonight. The… Continue reading


WEST END NEIGHBOR: Mushroom season is fading out

IN THE FALL, there is gold out in the forests of the West End and anyone can pick it off the ground and sell it… Continue reading


Warning sign slated for Highway 101 near Brinnon

A large sign with flashing lights soon will be placed on U.S. Highway 101 at Mount Walker to warn southbound drivers to drive… Continue reading

Lucky surprise begins career: Owner retiring from trading shop on Discovery Bay

The Lucky Deer Trading Co. was a lucky surprise for owner Karen Blessing. “I was driving by and saw a ‘for sale’… Continue reading

PHOTO: Quilt of Valor presented at Port Townsend Veterans Day ceremony

Retired Master Chief Chet Boutilier, U.S. Coast Guard (1958-1978) from Port Townsend, is draped with a Quilt of Valor by Susan Travis of Marristone Island… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Some Medicare costs will change in 2019

THIS IS ABOUT Medicare (again). It is not about Part D. In fact, it’s not about anything that you need to care about until Jan.… Continue reading

Coast Works offers intensive business training to 16 finalists

all emerging entrepreneurs from coastal communities in Pacific, Wahkiakum, Grays Harbor, Jefferson and Clallam counties — have qualified to participate in intensive… Continue reading

Ludlow Players to host auditions for campy comedy

Auditions for the Ludlow Village Players spring production of “No Crime Like the Present” by Bill Gleason will be held from 5… Continue reading

Richard B. Anderson

A tribute to four Peninsula residents who have received Medal of Honor

EDITOR’S NOTE: This column by PDN Senior Staff Writer Paul Gottlieb first appeared Nov. 10, 2000. We print an updated version every Veterans Day. A… Continue reading

Richard B. Anderson

ON THE WATERFRONT: Winter is coming so it’s time to prepare for safe storage

OLYMPIC MARINE IN Port Angeles offers mechanical services to the boating industry. Atop their building on First Street in Port Angeles, there is a marquis… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Massage workshop set for Tuesday in Port Angeles … and other items

Johanna Perkins will present a lecture on paradoxical breathing from 6:15 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. The lecture will be held at… Continue reading

EYE ON JEFFERSON: County to hear comment on proposed trespassing law

Jefferson County commissioners will conduct a public hearing on a proposed trespassing ordinance at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. The hearing will be at a meeting that… Continue reading

Olympic Peninsula ceremonies today will celebrate veterans; others set Monday, Tuesday

The largest Veterans Day ceremony on the North Olympic Peninsula will be at the Port Angeles Coast Guard station on Ediz Hook at 1 p.m.… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Damaging ice and snow ahead

THURSDAY AS I looked through frosted windows on my work van, I contemplated just how gorgeous it is here on the Peninsula, seeing wetlands greeting… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Heavy fall rains bring wildlife sightings

NOVEMBER MADE AN entrance that revealed its true colors. The recent heavy rains are only a hint of what’s ahead. We’ll survive. There are even… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Monthly luncheon meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month at 11:15 a.m. in the… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Know what to do when the time is right

Writer says a painful goodbye to long-time friend

THE COOKING HOBBYIST: Cooking the best Thanksgiving turkey

I LOVE THANKSGIVING. It’s always been my favorite holiday and I’ve never been entirely sure why. Maybe I love it because the house is usually… Continue reading

Toepper consolidates win: Jefferson County voters top 82 percent turnout

The latest ballot count from the Jefferson County Auditor’s office shows Daniel Toepper of Port Ludlow the winner general election race for… Continue reading