Jefferson County

PHOTO: Rhody carnival coming together

Funtastic Carnival workers begin setting up the Umbrella Ride, one of the attractions for Rhody Week festivities, on Tuesday morning in Port Townsend. Memorial Field’s… Continue reading

Man pulled from water identified as Port Townsend resident, Sequim attorney

The man found dead in the Port Townsend Boat Haven on Monday morning has been identified as Anthony Philip Mauhar Jr., a… Continue reading

Motorcyclist in satisfactory condition after wreck

A Port Angeles motorcyclist airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after a two-vehicle wreck south of Quilcene on Saturday was listed in satisfactory condition… Continue reading

First Federal Community Foundation awards grants

First Federal Community Foundation has awarded spring grants to 14 nonprofits, nine of which are on the North Olympic Peninsula. The awards… Continue reading

Annual torch run to raise dollars for Special Olympics

A special time of the year sees state law enforcement officials again raising awareness and funds for Special Olympics. Each year, officers from all agencies… Continue reading

DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: Cash, connection: Coyle’s got the right mix

HE WORKS IN the woods; what he builds is community, with music as the floorboards. For nine years now, Norm Johnson and the Concerts in… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Commercial shooting committee sets meeting for 1 p.m. today in Port Townsend; Port Angeles nurse given leadership award

The Jefferson County Commercial Shooting Facility Review Committee will continue its discussion about the impact of indoor and outdoor shooting facility when… Continue reading

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