Jefferson County

OlyCAP offers jobs programs

New employment resources are now available through the Olympic Community Action Programs in Clallam and Jefferson counties. Olympic Community Action Programs (OlyCAP) has assumed the… Continue reading

ON THE WATERFRONT: Holiday gifts for the mariner on your list

CHRISTMAS IS NOT too far away, not that many of us need reminding, although finding the perfect gift for someone who enjoys all that the… Continue reading

THE COOKING HOBBYIST: Try new recipe for holiday desserts

I’M GOING TO try something new this year. For the first time since I began working for the Peninsula Daily News in August 2015, the… Continue reading

Navy ends negotiations: Port Townsend not part of talks on jet noise, historic properties

The U.S. Navy has canceled talks about how to mitigate adverse effects of increased EA-18G Growler operations at Naval Air Station Whidbey… Continue reading

Olympic National Park seeks public input on alternatives for Olympic Hot Springs Road

Olympic National Park is asking the public to comment on how the park should restore vehicle access to the Elwha Valley… Continue reading

Jefferson County commissioners call for February special election

A special election has been set for Feb. 12, 2019, so voters can consider a ballot proposition that would annex the city… Continue reading

New postmaster tells of letters, packages and the uniqueness of Port Townsend Post Office

The Port Townsend Post Office on Washington Street is jumping this time of year as thousands of packages, cards and special deliveries… Continue reading

Art auction, “Spirit of the Yule,” holiday open houses featured on Peninsula

An art auction fundraiser, performances of “Spirit of the Yule” and holiday open houses and concerts are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic… Continue reading

Forks man arrested with son found guilty of drug charge

A Clallam County jury has convicted Tommy L. Cook Sr. of possession with intent to deliver heroin. Cook, 58, of Forks was… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Bring back the light within us all

THE DAYS HAVE been growing shorter, and even when the sun does shine, it generates so little heat it feels as if it has deserted… Continue reading

Performance to explore teen/adult interaction

As part of its new Teen Initiative, the Mandala Center for Change presents “Shout Out or Shut Down: a Theatre Dialogue Between… Continue reading

Wartime London focus of First Friday Storynight

In the dark of a new moon, with a nip in the air, visitors are invited to come in from the cold… Continue reading

Wild Rose Chorale to perform two concerts this weekend

The Wild Rose Chorale invites some musical friends to share the stage at the a cappella ensemble’s seasonal concert bash this weekend,… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Memorial Field lighting ribbon-cutting … and other items

A ribbon-cutting celebrating a new lighting system at Memorial Field is planned for 5 p.m. today. The hour-long ceremony, which is free… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Fire delays deliveries of newspapers … and other items

A fire on the Hood Canal Bridge early Wednesday morning was extinguished in about 30 minutes. Although the highway was cleared at 1:02… Continue reading

A reason to smile: Home Fund helps dental clinic see more patients

When the man in the charcoal-gray scrubs smiles and says, “I’m Joe,” you know you’re not in the average dental office. People… Continue reading

Deadline for state health care exchange is Dec. 15

Open enrollment for health insurance plans through the Washington Health Benefit Exchange will end Dec. 15 and North Olympic Peninsula medical groups… Continue reading

Staff at The Palace Hotel, Tammy Jenkins and Randall Moore, show off their first-place certificate.

Palace Hotel wins first in Port Townsend holiday window display contest

The Palace Hotel has won first place in the Port Townsend Main Street holiday window display contest. The hotel at 1004 Water… Continue reading

Staff at The Palace Hotel, Tammy Jenkins and Randall Moore, show off their first-place certificate.

DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: Port Angeles nurse can ‘go anywhere’

“I’LL GO ANYWHERE,” she told me. Marilyn Perkins is a recovery nurse, there when a child awakens after major surgery. In hospitals from El Salvador… Continue reading