Jefferson County

East Jefferson Fire Rescue crew extinguished a chimney fire on Jolie Lane in Port Townsend. East Jefferson Fire Rescue

All safe after chimney fire

No one was injured in a chimney fire Sunday evening at a house on the 300 block of Jolie Way off Hastings… Continue reading

East Jefferson Fire Rescue crew extinguished a chimney fire on Jolie Lane in Port Townsend. East Jefferson Fire Rescue
Jefferson County Public Utility District crews clear brush and wires on Taison Lane in Quilcene after the snow and wind storm in the first week of January.
Jefferson County Public Utility District crews clear brush and wires on Taison Lane in Quilcene after the snow and wind storm in the first week of January.
Malaika Rosenfeld of the Port Townsend Marine Science Center will shepherd participants in next Monday’s Day of Service outing at Fort Worden State Park. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Day of Service, work party set

Fort Worden State Park to get volunteers’ care

Malaika Rosenfeld of the Port Townsend Marine Science Center will shepherd participants in next Monday’s Day of Service outing at Fort Worden State Park. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

PAT NEAL: Thank you for reading this

Thank you for reading this. Somebody must. I know this from all of the wonderful cards and letters you send. In this country, we have… Continue reading

Jefferson County Library to host climate discussion series

The Jefferson County Library will host “Understanding the Scope of Our Clean Energy Challenge” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. The free, monthly discussion… Continue reading

Meeting set to discuss state health care directives

Save Secular Healthcare WA will host a meeting tonight regarding religious directives and their impacts on the state. The meeting, hosted by Indivisible Port Townsend,… Continue reading

After days of dreary cold and rainy weather, Port Townsend is enveloped in a rosy glow of a sunrise. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Sunrise over Port Townsend

By Steve Mullensky For Peninsula Daily News After days of dreary cold and rainy weather, Port Townsend is enveloped in a rosy glow of a… Continue reading

After days of dreary cold and rainy weather, Port Townsend is enveloped in a rosy glow of a sunrise. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)
A wing-foiler hones his skills on windy Port Townsend Bay. The forecast calls for more seasonal temperatures this week with highs in the mid- to upper 40s and lows in the high 30s. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Catching some air

A wing-foiler hones his skills on windy Port Townsend Bay. The forecast calls for more seasonal temperatures this week with highs in the mid- to… Continue reading

A wing-foiler hones his skills on windy Port Townsend Bay. The forecast calls for more seasonal temperatures this week with highs in the mid- to upper 40s and lows in the high 30s. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Chimacum School Board to consider pact with Port Townsend

Memorandum of Understanding to be developed for more collaboration

Chimacum School Board to consider pact with Port Townsend

Memorandum of Understanding to be developed for more collaboration

Floods, emergency help reported across Washington state

Most damage from storms reported this weekend was in the southwestern part of the state, which experienced its worst flooding in a decade, although a… Continue reading

Katie Davis, left, and Jessica Garcia are the Olympic Angels case managers working with foster families and volunteers in Clallam and Jefferson counties. (April Thompson/Olympic Angels)
Katie Davis, left, and Jessica Garcia are the Olympic Angels case managers working with foster families and volunteers in Clallam and Jefferson counties. (April Thompson/Olympic Angels)

Overnight closures of Hood Canal Bridge planned

The state Department of Transportation has scheduled overnight closures of the Hood Canal Bridge on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. The bridge is set… Continue reading

Two school levies on Port Townsend ballot next month

Funds would go to educational programs, capital projects

Two school levies on Port Townsend ballot next month

Funds would go to educational programs, capital projects

A GROWING CONCERN: Think about size to keep perspective

I AM STILL under more than 8 inches of compacted melting snow after more than 36 inches of white stuff fell upon me over the… Continue reading