Jefferson County

NEWS BRIEFS: Area students make college honor lists … and other items

Several former North Olympic Peninsula students were named to Washington State University’s fall 2018 president’s honor roll. To qualify, a student must be… Continue reading

Women Veterans Conference set for Friday

The third annual Women Veterans Conference and Luncheon will offer area women veterans an opportunity to network and learn more about accessible resources… Continue reading

North Olympic Peninsula wrestles with first lowland snowstorm of winter

Closures, delays, wrecks follow system influenced by Fraser Outflow

Peninsula residents toil, play in snow following storm

Residents across the North Olympic Peninsula spent Monday dealing with the first real winter storm of the season, which led to school closures, delays and… Continue reading

Jefferson commissioners take next step on solid waste disposal deal

Republic Services has been the contractor for the past 20 years

NEWS BRIEFS: Peninsula College board of trustees will meet Feb. 12; OMC awards employee

The Peninsula College Board of Trustees will hold its February meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 12. The board will meet at 2 p.m.… Continue reading

Kilmer talks immigration, shutdown, mental health at Quilcene town hall meeting

Rep: ‘It’s wrong to shut down the government over any single policy issue, period.’

NEWS BRIEFS: Olympic Medical Center board set to meet Wednesday … and other items

The Olympic Medical Center Board of Commissioners will have its regularly scheduled meeting Wednesday. The meeting, set for 12:30 p.m. in Linkletter… Continue reading

EYE ON JEFFERSON: County to consider solid waste disposal contract

The three Jefferson County commissioners will conduct a public hearing on a multi-million-dollar solid waste transport and disposal contract at a meeting that will begin… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: New month, new work list for gardeners

SO IT LOOKS like we are going to have our own “Arctic Vortex” but although our temperature will be 22, 19 and 25 degrees, those… Continue reading

Deadline nears for Pirate Hall of Fame nominations

Peninsula College Athletics is now accepting nominations for its third Pirate Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. The deadline for nominations is Feb.… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Twice-monthly networking breakfasts are held at 7:30 a.m. on the first and third Fridays of the month at the… Continue reading

HELP LINE: How do you say the unsayable ‘goodbye’?

HOW DO YOU say “goodbye,” when you can’t say goodbye? I don’t know. I’ll explain. I have a buddy … well, actually, that understates it:… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Firearm safety classes set … and other items

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office will host two free Citizen’s Firearm Safety Courses this month. Pre-registration is required for the classes in… Continue reading

Sheriffs view new gun law: On Peninsula, one awaiting courts, other says he must enforce law

One sheriff on the North Olympic Peninsula is taking a wait-and-see attitude on enforcing the state’s new restrictive gun law while another… Continue reading

Troopers use CPR, naloxone to save a life

State Patrol Troopers used CPR and department-issued naloxone to save the life of a 37-year-old Port Angeles man suffering from a drug… Continue reading

Well Heart luncheon kicks off Jefferson Healthcare Foundation fundraising campaign

Business and community leaders from across the North Olympic Peninsula kicked off a fundraising effort supporting Jefferson Healthcare hospital’s cardiac rehabilitation program… Continue reading

New Jefferson County sheriff making changes

Joe Nole seeking new second-in-command

Captain eyes repairs needed to make boat beached at Beckett Point seaworthy

As the tide went out Tuesday afternoon, Tyler Vega, captain of the Ninaa Ootaki, lay on the shore of Beckett Point to… Continue reading