Jefferson County

Options for ODT segment in Jefferson County outlined

Jefferson County commissioners heard Monday of possible routes for the extension of the Olympic Discovery Trail between the recently constructed segment along… Continue reading


Taye Babeker Tirfea, from Addis Ababa, Ethiopa, stops his watch ase he crosses the line in 37:37 to win the Men’s Elite 2019 Rhody Run at Fort Worden State Park on Sunday. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

OUTDOOR SPORTS: Rhody run keeps it local and goes international

More than 1,500 runners from all around the Pacific Northwest competed in 6K and 12K races at the 41st annual Rhody Run… Continue reading


Law enforcement: Arrest made in break-in at FREDS Guns

DNA evidence said to have linked suspect to firearms theft

Port Townsend High School seniors to present work today at Fort Worden

Port Townsend High School seniors will be joined by community members today to present their senior projects at the third annual Senior… Continue reading

PHOTO: More than 1,500 runners in 2019 Rhody Run

About 1,550 runners took off Sunday in the 2019 Rhody Run at Fort Worden State Park. The annual race attracts runners of… Continue reading

Rollover crash south of Port Townsend closes Highway 20

One lane of state Highway 20 was blocked for about an hour Monday after a single-vehicle, rollover crash south of Port Townsend,… Continue reading

Vaping regulation considered in Jefferson County

The Jefferson County Board of Health is recommending an amendment to the county’s Clean Indoor Air Regulation prohibiting e-cigarettes and vapor products… Continue reading

Clallam Public Utility District awards solar bid to Port Townsend firm

Clallam County Public Utility District commissioners have awarded a bid to a Port Townsend company to build a community solar project in Sequim.… Continue reading

Makers Square contract to be considered

The Fort Worden Public Development Authority board will consider approving a contract for Makers Square when it meets at 9 a.m. Wednesday.… Continue reading

Teens clean plastic from shores of Tarboo-Dabob Bay

Students from Chimacum, Port Townsend and North Kingston high schools cleaned plastic debris from the shores of Tarboo-Dabob Bay in an inaugural event,… Continue reading

Dabob Bay gains protection after Legislature funds land transfer

The state Legislature has funded a $6.3 million land transfer that will put some 900 acres of land near Quilcene under conservation protection.… Continue reading

PLAYOFF TENNIS: Chimacum and Sequim duos win district doubles’ titles

The Olympic Peninsula has a pair of doubles’ tennis champions headed to the 1A and 2A state tennis meets next weekend. The Chimacum… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: An homage to the humble dandelion

“GOLDEN GIRL WITH staying power Lowly weed or eager flower Hands of littles Gather first bouquets Hands of wishers Blow seeds away Hands of gardeners… Continue reading

Alzheimer’s forum scheduled in Jefferson County

There will be two dementia awareness events at the Jefferson County Library this month. Dementia Friends Washington will host a free information… Continue reading

Climate change topic of performance, rally

CHIMACUM— The Mandala Center for Change will present “Our Suffering Earth,” an interactive performance and community dialogue at 4 p.m. Friday. The Poetic Justice Theater… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Luncheon meetings are usually Wednesdays at noon at Blakeslee’s Bar & Grill, 1222 S. Forks Ave. This Wednesday’s guest… Continue reading

Flight operations scheduled for Naval Air Station Whidbey Island Complex this week

There will be field carrier landing practice operations for aircraft stationed at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island Complex for the week of Monday… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Remain vigilant against scammers

Take survey on area plan for Olympic Area Agency on Aging