Jefferson County

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Twice-monthly breakfast meetings usually are held at 11:45 a.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month… Continue reading

LETTER: Abortion not easy question, even for liberal progressive

I’m a liberal progressive Democratic Christian. I am an American. I also have conservative values (ladies, please dress modestly). I’d call my values sensible, insightful… Continue reading

LETTER: Father should appreciate president’s efforts to get son out of Chinese jail

Right on, high five, son. This seems to be the message given from an “out of touch” father, LaVar Ball to his son, LiAngelo, and… Continue reading

LETTER: Refreshing to see the president’s accomplishments noted

It is impossible to state how great and refreshing it is to finally have someone “tell it like it is” regarding our president and his… Continue reading

OlyCAP director: Home Fund is catalyst for hope, courage

Fall colors are fading as snow again blankets the peaks of the Olympics. Our breath hangs heavy in the chill as daylight retreats. This is… Continue reading

From left are Olympic Peninsula Humane Society board directors Linda Crow, Becky Upton, Nancy Booth and Carol Johnson, and Bill Koenig Jr. of Koenig Subaru. (Vivian Elvis Hansen/Peninsula Daily News)

Olympic Peninsula Humane Society’s pet adoption event called a success

The Olympic Peninsula Humane Society has declared its joint “Share the Love” event a success. Twelve dogs and cats — for a total… Continue reading

From left are Olympic Peninsula Humane Society board directors Linda Crow, Becky Upton, Nancy Booth and Carol Johnson, and Bill Koenig Jr. of Koenig Subaru. (Vivian Elvis Hansen/Peninsula Daily News)

Peninsula Home Fund: A whole lot of love to go around for Schauer family

For Lynette and Ken Schauer, the idea of family is bigger than themselves. They consider the entire community to be their family.… Continue reading

PENINSULA HORSEPLAY: Learning to trim hoofs is essential skill

JUST AS IT’S often said that knowledge is power, learning a new skill can be just so empowering. Hiring a farrier to trim and shoe… Continue reading

PENINSULA KITCHEN: Roasted Brussels sprouts make for healthful snack

BRUSSELS SPROUTS DO well in this cold, dark season of the nearly solstice. Just like the farmers who tend them, they are intrepid. A cold,… Continue reading

The small, experimental on display at Northwind Arts Center in Port Townsend

Two exhibits will open Thursday at the Northwind Arts Center in celebration of the small and experimental. The small Small Expressions will… Continue reading

East Jefferson Fire-Rescue hires new chief

Jim Walkowski, assistant chief for Spokane County Fire District No. 9, will be East Jefferson Fire-Rescue’s new chief. Walkowski, who has 32… Continue reading

Hoh Tribe buying property in Forks; feasibility study will help determine uses of buildings

The Hoh Tribe is increasing its presence in Forks as a property owner. The tribe recently completed the fourth of four building and… Continue reading

Sequim woman hurt in one-car wreck near Brinnon

A young woman was taken to Jefferson Healthcare hospital on Monday after losing control of her vehicle on U.S. Highway 101 near Brinnon.… Continue reading

Retailers ready for shoppers in Jefferson County

Once the remains of Thanksgiving dinner are put away, many will go shopping. According to a survey by Deloitte — an auditing,… Continue reading

Thanksgiving meal seats 250 in Chimacum

Rita Hubbard has a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. Six weeks ago, she offered to coordinate the team of close to… Continue reading

Holidays kick off with events across Peninsula

Freeze the turkey and untangle the string lights. If weekend happenings across the North Olympic Peninsula are any indication, it’s that time of year. Olympic… Continue reading

24 hours of improv presented this weekend

The truly devoted might wish to bring a sleeping bag, supplies and sustenance. The Chameleon Theater, 800 West Park Ave., will present… Continue reading

Fundraisers, holiday concerts coming up on Peninsula

Fundraisers and concerts are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also is available on the interactive calendar at www.peninsula PORT… Continue reading

Holiday bazaars set across Peninsula

Bazaars continue to offer holiday items and gifts across the North Olympic Peninsula. Here is a list of this week’s sales: PORT TOWNSEND Arts, crafts… Continue reading