The Lombardy poplars, power lines and boat masts along the Sims Way entrance to Port Townsend don’t mix, city officials said in a town-hall meeting this past week. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Officials preparing for trees to come down

Town hall highlights safety issues at port

The Lombardy poplars, power lines and boat masts along the Sims Way entrance to Port Townsend don’t mix, city officials said in a town-hall meeting this past week. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Three involved in rollover on Highway 110

Child, 7, sent to Seattle hospital

Inslee releases nearly $62 billion supplemental budget plan

Gov. Jay Inslee has released a nearly $62 billion supplemental state budget plan that would increase spending on efforts related to homelessness, climate… Continue reading

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EYE ON JEFFERSON: Redistricting before county commission

Government meetings across Jefferson County

Inslee, leaders opt to pause long-term payroll tax

A new payroll tax on employees in Washington state is being delayed. The Seattle Times reports Gov. Jay Inslee and state Democratic legislative… Continue reading

Jefferson County extends temporary housing law

Draft permanent ordinance under development

Washington state Sen. Doug Ericksen dies after COVID battle

State Sen. Doug Ericksen, a staunch conservative, has died at age 52. Ericksen’s death Friday came weeks after he said he had tested… Continue reading

Kitty Sokkappa leads a yoga class at the YMCA of Sequim. It’s one of the biggest at the facility, staff say. Starting Jan. 1, club members and participants ages 12 and older in all North Olympic Peninsula YMCAs must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccine or a negative test before participating in events. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

YMCAs to require full COVID-19 vaccines in 2022

Participants must show proof or a negative test result

Kitty Sokkappa leads a yoga class at the YMCA of Sequim. It’s one of the biggest at the facility, staff say. Starting Jan. 1, club members and participants ages 12 and older in all North Olympic Peninsula YMCAs must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccine or a negative test before participating in events. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Enjoy holidays, with precautions, says health officer

Berry addresses more about myocarditis after vaccination

Hood Canal Bridge to be closed Tuesday through Thursday

The state Highway 104 bridge across the Hood Canal will be closed to vehicular traffic from 11 p.m. Tuesday to 4 a.m. Wednesday… Continue reading

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How to apply, how to donate for Peninsula Home Fund

The Peninsula Home Fund is available year-round to provide assistance to residents in Clallam and Jefferson counties when times are tough. It is entirely fueled… Continue reading

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Visitors to Railroad Bridge Park enjoy the colorfully-lit historic bridge earlier this week. It’s part of a collective light display by the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe to place 3.25 million lights around the Blyn/Dungeness/ Sequim area. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Jamestown blazing display an annual treat

Each branch of each tree wrapped in brillance

Visitors to Railroad Bridge Park enjoy the colorfully-lit historic bridge earlier this week. It’s part of a collective light display by the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe to place 3.25 million lights around the Blyn/Dungeness/ Sequim area. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Lincoln Theater project receives large donation

Giving Tuesday gift to go toward finalizing design plans

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Emergency workers investigate after a westbound pickup truck lost control, struck a parked trailer on East Front Street and veered into a railing during Saturday's farmers market at The Gateway transit center pavillion in downtown Port Angeles. Cpl. Erik Smith of Port Angeles police said the male driver apparently had a medical issue at the time of the wreck, but he and a juvenile passenger were uninjured. No market vendors were set up at the site of the site of the incudebt and no one at the market was injured. A parked car, a street sign and a light pole were also damaged.

Medical event leads to crash at PA Farmer’s Market

Emergency workers investigate after a westbound pickup truck lost control, struck a parked trailer on East Front Street and veered into a railing during Saturday’s… Continue reading

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Emergency workers investigate after a westbound pickup truck lost control, struck a parked trailer on East Front Street and veered into a railing during Saturday's farmers market at The Gateway transit center pavillion in downtown Port Angeles. Cpl. Erik Smith of Port Angeles police said the male driver apparently had a medical issue at the time of the wreck, but he and a juvenile passenger were uninjured. No market vendors were set up at the site of the site of the incudebt and no one at the market was injured. A parked car, a street sign and a light pole were also damaged.

No weekly flight operations scheduled

There will be no field carrier landing practice operations for aircraft stationed at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island Complex this week. There are… Continue reading