Jefferson County

NEWS BRIEFS: College ocean acidification tool lecture … and other items

The inventors of an ocean acidification monitoring tool will discuss its use at the Studium General at Peninsula College at 12:35 p.m.… Continue reading

Wine and wonder offered New Year’s Eve

A one-night-only show of “The Magic Chamber,” coupled with wine tasting is planned on Monday night. The Wine Seller will offer wine… Continue reading

End of death penalty, new hockey team among state’s top 2018 stories

The abolition of the death penalty was voted the state’s top news story of 2018 by Associated Press staff and member editors. Other… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Fourth boat found sunken in Hoquiam … and other items

Hoquiam Police found another boat that had sunk in the Hoquiam River with oil leaking into the water. KOMO-TV reports this is the… Continue reading

PHOTO: One with the wind at Fort Worden

Nathan Forrest, from Port Angeles, kiteboards along the beach at Fort Worden State Park on Wednesday.… Continue reading

Home-cooked meal served for public Christmas feast in Chimacum

Planning for a crowd of about 150 Christmas guests, Holiday Meals was ready for showtime at precisely noon as 16 people walked through… Continue reading

Keeping warm while starting fresh: Sequim couple receives Peninsula Home Fund help

Here in the Dungeness Valley, Michelle and John Bonifazio found the life they were looking for. They had met and married in Southern… Continue reading

Public judging student art in license plate contest in Port Townsend

East Jefferson County students are competing to win a contest for a special state license plate design on Type 2 diabetes. Marie… Continue reading

PAT NEAL: What I wanted for Christmas

HOW WAS YOUR Christmas? Mine was a disaster that started out bad when the inflatable Santa lawn ornament took a direct hit from what loggers… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Chain gang busy in area … and other items

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office Chain Gang cleaned along 2 miles of Deer Park Road, picking up 120 pounds of garbage during… Continue reading

Shoppers flock to Port Townsend stores to close out Christmas shopping

The streets of Port Townsend swelled with shoppers looking for last-minute gifts for young and old Monday. Parking was scarce midday but… Continue reading

PHOTO: Jolly old elf joins Port Townsend Winter Window

Santa and his reindeer fly above a snow-covered town in the display of the Winter Window on 823 Washington St. Since Thanksgiving,… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: State parks to hold free days in January

The state Parks and Recreation Commission recently announced that there will be two free days in January. On Jan. 1 and Jan. 21… Continue reading

WEST END NEIGHBOR: Embracing a windstorm

YET AGAIN, IT was raining and the power was out at home, so I split by 9 a.m. to see what was happening on the… Continue reading

Jefferson County PUD to fix aging Port Ludlow power line

The Jefferson County Utility District has authorized emergency repairs of the Swansonville Road Underground Power Feeder Line in Port Ludlow. Because of… Continue reading

Community holiday feasts planned today and Tuesday on Olympic Peninsula

Christmas Eve — and Tuesday — Christmas Day. The dinners are arranged by… Continue reading

Volunteers sought to plant trees near Salmon Creek

The North Olympic Salmon Coalition is seeking volunteers to plant trees along Salmon Creek in January and March. Volunteers will work from… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Peninsula crews finishing storm outages cleanup … and other items

Scattered electrical outages remained Sunday afternoon on the North Olympic Peninsula after crews had worked round-the-clock since Thursday’s windstorm. The storm, which caused more than… Continue reading

EYE ON JEFFERSON: County government entities plan no meetings

Jefferson County government entities are taking Christmas week off. No meetings are scheduled.… Continue reading

Partial federal government shutdown in place

Olympic National Park was open to visitors in some areas but without offering any services on Saturday after the House and Senate adjourned without a… Continue reading