Jefferson County

PAT NEAL: The funding crisis

IT WAS ANOTHER tough week in the news. The Peninsula Daily News outdoors column last Friday, “WDFW facing severe shortfall,” from Jerry Cornfield of The… Continue reading

PHOTO: Olympic Peninsula Nickel Era Tour arrives in style

Jim and Susan Stutzman of Lewiston, Idaho alight from their 1914 Ford Model T horseless carriage in the parking lot of Port Angeles City Pier… Continue reading

Body recovered from water at Port Townsend Boat Haven

The body of a man was recovered from the water at the Port Townsend Boat Haven on Monday morning. The identity of… Continue reading

Candidates get early start on filing week in Jefferson

Several candidates got an early start Monday morning at the Jefferson County Courthouse, waiting in line to file to run for county… Continue reading

Port Townsend Library slates ‘Transgender Youth’ program for Wednesday

The Port Townsend Public Library will partner with Port Townsend’s Mandala Center for Change to present “Transgender Youth, Transforming Society” at 7… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Arraignment set in alleged Port Angeles vehicle ramming … and other items

A 71-year-old woman who allegedly rammed her vehicle into a woman’s SUV after a perceived slight at a city intersection will be… Continue reading

WEST END NEIGHBOR: Immigrant woman fearful of leaving life in Forks

“I SOLD MY house, packed and took my children,” Maria-Elena Perez told me of her border crossing from Mexico in 2004. Perez told about leaving… Continue reading

Regulations curb growth, Peninsula officials say

Area officials told state Democratic lawmakers and leaders that over-regulation is limiting growth and challenging cities across the North Olympic Peninsula. “From… Continue reading

Port Townsend publisher Adam Parfrey dies following stroke

Adam Parfrey, a Port Townsend publisher known for giving a voice to fringe views and exposing people to ideas others were not… Continue reading

Motorcyclist flown to hospital after wreck near Quilcene

A 43-year-old motorcyclist has been airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after a two-vehicle wreck south of Quilcene. James W. Anderson of… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: 21st annual Peninsula College Senior Dance set for Tuesday in Port Angeles … and other items

Peninsula College students will host Olympic Peninsula senior citizens Tuesday night for the 21st annual Peninsula College Senior Dance. Dancing will begin… Continue reading

PHOTO: Wearable Art Show winner is selected

Mistress of ceremonies Denise Winter, executive director of Key City Public Theatre, presents the best in show award check of $2,500 to student artist and… Continue reading

EYE ON JEFFERSON: County commissioners to consider public records act compliance

The three Jefferson County commissioners will consider approving a public records act compliance policy at a meeting that begins at 9 a.m. Monday. The meeting… Continue reading

Online voting for the best small towns ends Monday

The deadline for voting in USA Today’s 10Best Awards’ online contest for the Best Small Town for Shopping and the Best Best Coastal Small Town… Continue reading

PHOTO: Wearable art on the catwalk in Port Townsend

Artist and model Nadia Fisch had one of the 47 entries in the 8th annual Wearable Art Show at McCurdy Pavilion at Fort Worden State… Continue reading

Hurricane Ridge Road work continues

Road work continues on Hurricane Ridge Road, creating delays of up to 10 minutes for drivers. The work to rehabilitate the… Continue reading

Sheriff’s race heats up in Jefferson

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Detective Joe Nole is running in the Nov. 6 general election against the man who demoted him from undersheriff… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Get ready for spring’s growing frenzy

WE HAVE ALL enjoyed the amazing blossoms and lovely flower displays appearing here on the Olympic Peninsula, with just enough drizzle to top the days… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Taking the BART to a birder’s paradise

SAN FRANCISCO IS a big, busy and noisy city. Golden Gate Park plays a large role in keeping the citizens sane. It’s my favorite place… 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