Jefferson County

Todd Ortloff Show guests this week

Here is this week’s schedule for the 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Todd Ortloff Show on KONP 1450 AM, 101.7 FM in… Continue reading

Brinnon man jailed after assault report

A Brinnon man is in custody in the Jefferson County Jail for investigation of second-degree assault, unlawful possession of a firearm and a… Continue reading

East Jefferson Fire Rescue chief: Funding fulfills a big need

Grant to help those who need services

Entertainment offered on Peninsula

Entertainment is offered on Christmas weekend on the North Olympic Peninsula. • Winter Ice Village offers ice skating daily through Jan. 2 at 121 W.… Continue reading

Pedestrians make their way along an icy stretch of First Street in downtown Port Angeles on a sub-freezing Thursday afternoon. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Freezing followed by flooding expected as weather changes

Peninsula roads could be especially hazardous today

Pedestrians make their way along an icy stretch of First Street in downtown Port Angeles on a sub-freezing Thursday afternoon. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

ISSUES OF FAITH: Remember those who help make it a wonderful life

IF YOU ARE like me, you get excited about Christmas. I love so many things about Christmas; the lights, the music, the food, the family… Continue reading

Refuge from the cold in Jefferson County

Shelters and warming centers are offered in Port Townsend. • The Jefferson County Emergency Shelter offers both overnight and daytime refuge during the winter. It… Continue reading

Places to get in out of the cood open on Peninsula

Temperatures below freezing are filling shelters and warming centers while prompting the opening of others on the North Olympic Peninsula. Here is a list. JEFFERSON… Continue reading

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Sequim's Taryn Johnson (center) set the Wolves' all-time goal scoring record as a junior this season. Johnson is the Peninsula Daily News' All-Peninsula Girls Soccer MVP.

ALL-PENINSULA GIRLS SOCCER: Sequim’s Taryn Johnson displays knack for finding the net

All-Peninsula Girls Soccer team includes players from Sequim, Port Angeles and East Jefferson

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Sequim's Taryn Johnson (center) set the Wolves' all-time goal scoring record as a junior this season. Johnson is the Peninsula Daily News' All-Peninsula Girls Soccer MVP.
Bill Meyer of Forks watches as his golden doodle Remi chases after a tossed snowball on Wednesday at the Port Angeles dog park at Lincoln Park. Meyer said the dog loved snow and that the park was a favorite romping ground during trips to Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Bill Meyer of Forks watches as his golden doodle Remi chases after a tossed snowball on Wednesday at the Port Angeles dog park at Lincoln Park. Meyer said the dog loved snow and that the park was a favorite romping ground during trips to Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Future of Port Townsend golf course considered

Two more open houses planned

Peninsula Home Fund helps those in need

Cold weather increases requests for assistance

Democrats propose assault weapon ban, gun purchase permit

Rep. Mike Chapman expects passage of some version into law

Birding hike set Saturday at Fort Flagler State Park

Beverly McNeil will lead a bird walk at 9 a.m. Saturday. The monthly hikes on Fort Flagler State Park, 10541 Flagler Road, recur… Continue reading

PAT NEAL: Finding the perfect tree

SOMETIMES IT SEEMS like the warmth and happiness of the holiday season is enough to drive the average person right over the brink. The best… Continue reading

Alan Turner, co-owner of Port Book and News in downtown Port Angeles, shovels snow from in front of his business on Tuesday morning after most of the North Olympic Peninsula was blanketed in the overnight hours. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Peninsula blanketed with snow

Snow measured in feet in some areas

Alan Turner, co-owner of Port Book and News in downtown Port Angeles, shovels snow from in front of his business on Tuesday morning after most of the North Olympic Peninsula was blanketed in the overnight hours. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Members of the Admiralty Audubon Society, from left, Wendy Feltham, Monica Fletcher, Steve Evans and Jan North — recording what is spotted — take part in the annual Christmas bird count at Point Hudson. The team started about 7:45 a.m. and by 8:30 a.m. they had spotted and recorded more than 20 different species. An early migrating Brant was the most uncommon for this time of year. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Christmas bird count

recording what is spotted — take part… Continue reading

Members of the Admiralty Audubon Society, from left, Wendy Feltham, Monica Fletcher, Steve Evans and Jan North — recording what is spotted — take part in the annual Christmas bird count at Point Hudson. The team started about 7:45 a.m. and by 8:30 a.m. they had spotted and recorded more than 20 different species. An early migrating Brant was the most uncommon for this time of year. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

College dental hygiene program delayed

Certification process can take 18 months