Jefferson County

Climate change, oceans focus of Fort Worden lecture

Effects of low oxygen in the oceans will be explored in the next installment of the Port Townsend Marine Life Center’s lecture… Continue reading

Daddy-Daughter Dance, children’s event set this week

The annual Cherish Our Children event in La Push and a Daddy-Daughter Dance in Port Angeles are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Town hall meeting rescheduled … and other items

A town hall meeting scheduled for Forks on Tuesday will be rescheduled due to a critical meeting on water rights. The meeting —… Continue reading

Talbot to perform tonight at Northwind Arts

Northwind Arts Center will join Matt Miner Presents in welcoming singer-songwriter Nathaniel Talbot for an evening of original songs at 7 tonight.… Continue reading

Jefferson PUD seeks donations to help low-income families

Jefferson County Public Utility District is urging its customers to round their utility bills up to the nearest dollar this winter to… Continue reading

Governor opposes House bill on Snake River dams

Gov. Jay Inslee is opposed to a bill introduced by Republican U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers… Continue reading

LETTER: Property tax would hurt many in Jefferson but benefit few

‘No’ on tax It is not true that a regressive tax that hurts low-income homeowners is the only way to raise funds for affordable housing… Continue reading

LETTER: Government should ensure universal health care for everyone

Universal health care In December 2012, the United Nations passed a historical resolution to endorse universal health coverage which is defined as “everyone (including the… Continue reading

LETTER: Killing mountain goats would be unfair in Olympic National Park

Unfair suffering to goats The Olympic National Park’s preferred management plan for mountain goats calls for what constitutes a militarization of wilderness. Helicopters carrying gunmen… Continue reading

LETTER: Only middle-class tax cuts will boost economy

Trickle-Down hoax For once and for all, let’s expose the gigantic hoax known as Trickle-Down Economics. If you believe that giving a tax cut to… Continue reading

LETTER: Pay attention to presidential Cabinet’s actions

If it’s not too much to ask, forget about the meanderings of the president. I know what he tweets can get us into another war… Continue reading

LETTER: Months later, still can’t say the words about what happened

Every Republican should hang their heads in disgrace for giving a platform to you-know-who to become you-know-what of the you-know-where. Sorry, I just can’t bring… Continue reading

LETTER: Listen to the whole story, not just part

I don’t often read Michelle Malkin. I don’t mind that she is printed in the Peninsula Daily News; I support freedom of expression of all… Continue reading

LETTER: ‘Dear Abby’ has grown too racy for comics page

It seems that the “Dear Abby” column published in the Peninsula Daily News each day has gotten a bit racy. I don’t actually read the… Continue reading

LETTER: Fort Discovery plan for Tarboo Lake facility misguided

Fort Discovery Inc. has begun the pre-application process with the Jefferson County Department of Community Development to build gun ranges, barracks, helicopter pads, etc., spread… Continue reading

Logistics backbone: Naval Magazine Indian Island last stop for Navy ships heading for Pacific

Naval Magazine Indian Island, two miles from Port Townsend’s downtown, serves as the “logistics backbone” for… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: ICAN Nobel Peace Prize … and other items

A celebration of the awarding of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize to International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons is planned in Port… Continue reading

PAT NEAL: Prognosticating the steelhead season

LATELY I’VE HEARD people say this is the most wonderful time of the year and who could argue with that? I’m not talking about Christmas.… Continue reading