Jefferson County

Jefferson considering forest land transfers

Forester: Expanding base could help with forest management

 

Dancer and author Bill Evans teaches classes at the Madrona MindBody Institute at Fort Worden in Port Townsend. Evans’ book, “Teaching What You Want to Learn,” is both a memoir and a manual for teachers. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/For Peninsula Daily News)

Master dance teacher publishes book for educators

Bill Evans says the experience is better than choreography

 

Single-car crash sends two to Seattle hospital

A 75-year-old Anacortes man was listed in serious condition Tuesday afternoon in the intensive care unit of Harborview Medical Center in Seattle following… Continue reading

 

Jefferson Transit has acquired a new trolley-style bus for its Port Townsend shuttle route. It has wooden seats and a bell and runs on diesel like the other buses. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/for Peninsula Daily News)

Ceremony to welcome Port Townsend ‘trolley’ bus

Jefferson Transit to host ribbon cutting on Thursday

Jefferson Transit has acquired a new trolley-style bus for its Port Townsend shuttle route. It has wooden seats and a bell and runs on diesel like the other buses. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/for Peninsula Daily News)
A 75-year-old man was airlifted with non-life-threatening injuries to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle following a collision on Monday. State Highway 104 and U.S. Highway 101 were closed for the airlift. (Washington State Patrol)

Man airlifted following one-car rollover collision

A 75-year-old man was airlifted with non-life-threatening injuries to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle following a one-vehicle collision Monday afternoon. The incident… Continue reading

A 75-year-old man was airlifted with non-life-threatening injuries to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle following a collision on Monday. State Highway 104 and U.S. Highway 101 were closed for the airlift. (Washington State Patrol)

Daytime delays expected Tuesday on Hood Canal Bridge

State Department of Transportation crews will reduce the span to one alternating lane of traffic on Tuesday to remove a section of barrier… Continue reading

Comment sought on plan update for marine sanctuary

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration officials are seeking public comment on updating the resource management plan for the Olympic Coast National Marine… Continue reading

Two Peninsula College courses get spring resets

CDL class expands; student paper returns

A semi jackknifed on the Hood Canal Bridge on Friday afternoon. The wreck blocked the bridge for seven hours. (Washington State Patrol)

UPDATE: Wreck blocks Hood Canal Bridge for seven hours

Traffic was backed up for miles after a semi truck jack-knifed mid-span on the Hood Canal Bridge, closing it in both directions for… Continue reading

A semi jackknifed on the Hood Canal Bridge on Friday afternoon. The wreck blocked the bridge for seven hours. (Washington State Patrol)
Port Townsend’s Anna Quinn will release her second novel, “Angeline,” in a public event this Tuesday. (Anna Quinn)

PT novelist launches ‘Angeline,’ a tale of hurt and healing

Launch party set for Tuesday

Port Townsend’s Anna Quinn will release her second novel, “Angeline,” in a public event this Tuesday. (Anna Quinn)

A GROWING CONCERN: Time to plant, can you dig it?

NO MATTER WHAT some varmint on Feb. 2 says, gardening is a never-ending cycle of planting and design, as things grow, are purchased, die, under-perform,… Continue reading

DOT projects listed

Here is a list of fish barrier projects and more detail on other construction planned on the Peninsula. • U.S. 101 Jefferson and Clallam counties… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Breakfast meetings with networking and educational programs are held Tuesdays at 7:30 a.m. at Joshua’s Restaurant, 113 DelGuzzi Drive… Continue reading

Peninsula traffic delays ahead

Hood Canal Bridge weekend closures, other plans set this year

STEVE MULLENSKY/FOR PENINSULA DAILY NEWS Denver Smyth and wife Marianne, both with Western Red Brewery in Poulsbo, purge the Rubys Are Forever ale of air before the start of the 17th Strange Brew Fest in Port Townsend on Friday and Saturday at the American Legion Hall in downtown. There are 26 breweries from around western Washington that will be serving their own unique versions of strange brews.

Strange Brew afoot in Port Townsend

Denver Smyth and wife Marianne, both with Western Red Brewery in Poulsbo, purge the Rubys Are Forever ale of air before the start of the… Continue reading

STEVE MULLENSKY/FOR PENINSULA DAILY NEWS Denver Smyth and wife Marianne, both with Western Red Brewery in Poulsbo, purge the Rubys Are Forever ale of air before the start of the 17th Strange Brew Fest in Port Townsend on Friday and Saturday at the American Legion Hall in downtown. There are 26 breweries from around western Washington that will be serving their own unique versions of strange brews.

Todd Ortloff Show guests this week

Here is this week’s schedule for the 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Todd Ortloff Show on KONP 1450 AM, 101.7 FM in… Continue reading

Legislative update, forest management on county agendas

Government meetings across North Olympic Peninsula listed

Artist Showcase opens at Northwind Art Jeanette Best Gallery

Northwind Art is presenting the Showcase Gallery for 2023. The new juried exhibition opened Thursday in the back space at Jeanette Best… Continue reading