Jefferson County

Supreme Court allows full enforcement of Trump travel ban

The Supreme Court on Monday allowed the Trump administration to fully enforce a ban on travel to… Continue reading

Man detained by ICE after speaking with news reporters

A Mexican man who spoke with reporters about his longtime girlfriend’s immigration arrest has now been detained himself, and he… Continue reading

Remains of Minnesota WWII vet laid to rest outside Seattle

The remains of a Minnesota native and World War II veteran have been laid to rest in Washington state… Continue reading

Olympic Hot Springs Road wrestles with Elwha River

Flood-ravaged Olympic Hot Springs Road is battling an Elwha River swollen by rain and warm-temperature runoff, a waterway unleashed by the… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: OMC board set to meet Wednesday … and other items

The Olympic Medical Center Board of Commissioners will discuss the hospital’s Combined Fund Drive Celebration at its 12:30 p.m. meeting Wednesday. Commissioners… Continue reading

A legacy in full color: Jeanette Best, cornerstone of Port Townsend arts, dies

The first Saturday of each month in Port Townsend is celebrated as Art Walk, a sociable affair that attracts art lovers who… Continue reading

Hundreds gather for tree lighting, Santa visit in Port Townsend

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in downtown Port Townsend as the holiday season is underway. Hundreds filled Washington Street… Continue reading

Tsunami sirens to sound in test at noon today

Alarm sirens will sound along the low-lying coastal beaches in Clallam and Jefferson counties at noon today. Clallam and Jefferson County share a coastline with… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Inaugural meeting of board in Port Angeles … and other items

The Homeward Bound Olympic Housing Trust elected a new board of trustees during its first board meeting Nov. 4. Those elected include… Continue reading

Home Fund helps Port Hadlock woman with home repair

Marie Cota knew she had a serious problem. What do you do when you finally… Continue reading

Peninsula College’s Building 202 renovations at Fort Worden win award

With an exterior restoration that honors its past and a state-of-the-art interior, Peninsula College’s Building 202 at Fort Worden was recently recognized… Continue reading

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                                Clallam Transit’s Strait Shot bus approaches Port Angeles on U.S. Highway 101 on a recent run from the Bainbridge Island ferry terminal.

Holiday bus service expansion: Strait Shot broke records over Thanksgiving weekend

Clallam Transit’s Strait Shot bus to Bainbridge Island had record-high ridership over Thanksgiving weekend, prompting the agency to expand the direct service… Continue reading

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                                Clallam Transit’s Strait Shot bus approaches Port Angeles on U.S. Highway 101 on a recent run from the Bainbridge Island ferry terminal.

Papers will be delivered late today

Due to mechanical difficulties, today’s Peninsula Daily News is extremely late. We apologize for the inconvenience this might cause and our carriers are doing their… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Poinsettias require exact conditions

SO HERE WE are. December. In the last month of the year. As the calendar closes down for this year, and last week’s column about… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Here comes the sun

IN LESS THAN three weeks we will turn the corner. If you have been reading this column for even a short time, you will know… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Luncheon meetings are usually Wednesdays at noon at Blakeslee’s Bar & Grill, 1222 S. Forks Ave. This Wednesday’s gathering features… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Don’t get lost in terminology

ARE WE UP for a little bit of this and that? OK, here’s a this: You might recall I’ve been warning you periodically that next… Continue reading

Jefferson County’s Nixle notification explained

Jefferson County Emergency Management announced it has received complaints about its Nixle notification system. Nixle is a text message and email notification… Continue reading

EYE ON JEFFERSON: County to conduct hearing on budget

The three Jefferson County commissioners will hear public comment on the proposed 2018 budget of $55,782,838 at 10 a.m. Monday. The public hearing will take… Continue reading

Bail set at $100,000 in Forks truck crash

Bail of $100,000 was set Monday for a Forks man who allegedly crashed a truck he was driving Oct. 14 before he fled… Continue reading