Jefferson County

Congressman Derek Kilmer, D-Gig Harbor.

Kilmer: Bill key to infrastructure

Legislation will be part of recovery effort, he says

Congressman Derek Kilmer, D-Gig Harbor.

Lodging receipts down, but not out

Peninsula slump defies industry-wide freefall

A GROWING CONCERN: Not too soon for you to prune

A WEEK FROM tomorrow is already March 1. Now, I’m not quite sure about this lion and lamb thing, but I do know it’s the… Continue reading

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A tree removal crew from Chehalis-based Corruco Reforestation gathers cut branches from a tree being removed for being a danger to a nearby power transmission line west of Port Angeles.

BPA takes out ‘danger trees’

Works aims to protect transmission line to West End

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News
A tree removal crew from Chehalis-based Corruco Reforestation gathers cut branches from a tree being removed for being a danger to a nearby power transmission line west of Port Angeles.
Kate Dean

Entities oppose regionalization

Letter suggests change to bills before Legislature

Kate Dean

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Virtual meeting Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. This week features Michael Kokopelli on reopening a restaurant after COVID closures. Meeting… Continue reading

Farm bureau scholarship accepting applications

The North Olympic Counties Farm Bureau has announced its Farm Stories Educational Scholarship program. The bureau is accepting scholarship applications from students aged… Continue reading

Amy Grondin fishes the waters of Washington and Alaska in the Arminta out of Port Townsend. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News
Amy Grondin fishes the waters of Washington and Alaska in the Arminta out of Port Townsend. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

EYE ON JEFFERSON: Port Townsend, Chimacum school boards review finalists

The Chimacum School Board will host a joint meeting with the Port Townsend School Board at 5 p.m. Wednesday. The boards will meet in executive… Continue reading

L86 and new calf L125_credit Dave Ellifrit_Center for Whale Research

Calf born to endangered Southern Resident orcas

New arrival appears to be filling out and ‘perfectly normal’

L86 and new calf L125_credit Dave Ellifrit_Center for Whale Research

County acts on homeless housing

Law not applicable at Port Townsend fairgrounds

ISSUES OF FAITH: Finding comfort with a familiar voice

And a cloud overshadowed them, and a voice came out of the cloud, “This is my beloved Son; listen to him” (Mark 9:7 ESV). THERE… Continue reading

Port Angeles' Daniel Cable ran for 133 yards in this 2019 contest against Olympic. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Port Angeles' Daniel Cable ran for 133 yards in this 2019 contest against Olympic. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Port Angeles freshman Sam Hayes charges up a hill during a race at Port Townsend Golf Club on Wednesday. Hayes pushed hard and improved his 2-mile time by 15 seconds from the first race of the season. (Rodger Johnson/Port Angeles Cross Country)
Port Angeles freshman Sam Hayes charges up a hill during a race at Port Townsend Golf Club on Wednesday. Hayes pushed hard and improved his 2-mile time by 15 seconds from the first race of the season. (Rodger Johnson/Port Angeles Cross Country)
The Port Towsend Sunrise Rotary Club announced that its recent sock drive collected more than 200 pairs of new, warm outdoor sock for distribution to people at need. 

The socks have been donated the Olympic Community Action Program who will oversee their distribution. 

Pictured, from left to right, Cherish Cronmiller, OlyCAP executive director; Jayne Neu, Port Townsend Sunrise Rotary member; Lois Sherwood, Port Townsend Sunrise Rotary Club president; and Sam McCulloch, OlyCAP shelter outreach

Sock drive

The Port Townsend Sunrise Rotary Club announced that its recent sock drive collected more than 200 pairs of new, warm outdoor socks for distribution to… Continue reading

The Port Towsend Sunrise Rotary Club announced that its recent sock drive collected more than 200 pairs of new, warm outdoor sock for distribution to people at need. 

The socks have been donated the Olympic Community Action Program who will oversee their distribution. 

Pictured, from left to right, Cherish Cronmiller, OlyCAP executive director; Jayne Neu, Port Townsend Sunrise Rotary member; Lois Sherwood, Port Townsend Sunrise Rotary Club president; and Sam McCulloch, OlyCAP shelter outreach

Styrofoam recycling event Saturday

The StyroCyclers, a new volunteer group, will have its first Styrofoam recycling event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The event… Continue reading

Farmer Peter Mustin plans to raise poultry -- including turkeys, chickens and quail -- on his 24-acre Woodbridge Farm in Chimacum. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

Woodbridge Farm a renewal for land and man

Chimacum farm to grow poultry, flowers

Farmer Peter Mustin plans to raise poultry -- including turkeys, chickens and quail -- on his 24-acre Woodbridge Farm in Chimacum. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News