Jefferson County

A view of Chimacum Ridge is seen from a Beaver Valley farm. (Robert Tognoli)

Jefferson Land Trust seeks board members

Volunteers to oversee community forest

A view of Chimacum Ridge is seen from a Beaver Valley farm. (Robert Tognoli)

Motorcylist dies on state Highway 104

A motorcyclist from Burien died Saturday after she crossed the centerline at state Highway 104 and South Point Road and collided with… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: The lucky 13 to plant in your garden now

SINCE I’VE SPENT the last several weeks telling you what flowers NOT to plant, how about one of my notorious “13 list” of what to… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Breakfast meetings with networking and educational programs are held Tuesdays at 7:30 a.m. at Joshua’s Restaurant, 113 DelGuzzi Drive… Continue reading

Photo by Karen Griffiths

At a May 6 Patterned Speed Horse game show honoring his great-grandfather Ted Crosby, a very young Nyle Crosby James is led through his first competitive barrel racing pattern by his mother, Ady Crosby, while steadied by his father Jeff James. Crosby, 87 passed away March 30 of complications of prostate cancer.

HORSEPLAY: Equine veterinary services in short supply

SPLAWN LIVES! IN my April 22 column I mentioned how we horse owners missed the dedication and service provided by the now retired Drs. Bob… Continue reading

Photo by Karen Griffiths

At a May 6 Patterned Speed Horse game show honoring his great-grandfather Ted Crosby, a very young Nyle Crosby James is led through his first competitive barrel racing pattern by his mother, Ady Crosby, while steadied by his father Jeff James. Crosby, 87 passed away March 30 of complications of prostate cancer.

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

West, East ends of Peninsula expected to bake

Forks residents excited by prospect of warmth, sunshine

PT man airlifted to Harborview after three-vehicle wreck

A Port Townsend man was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle and a driver was cited following a three-vehicle collision early… Continue reading

Alice Howe and Freebo to perform

Singer-songwriter Alice Howe will perform with rock bassist Freebo on Saturday. The show will be at 7:30 p.m. at The Palindrome at… Continue reading

Hood Canal Bridge closures begin Saturday

Contractors for the state Department of Transportation will begin permanent repairs to the Hood Canal Bridge on Saturday, according to a DOT press… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: The world needs more peacemakers

IN SIXTH GRADE, I rode the bus home from middle school. I had been bullied a bit during elementary school, so I tried to keep… Continue reading

Mother’s Day weekend offers many activities

Mother’s Day weekend is packed with entertainment on the North Olympic Peninsula. • Sequim Irrigation Festival’s Grand Finale Weekend is offering walking tours, logging shows, an… Continue reading

Diane Quinn.
Diane Quinn.

Stamp Out Hunger on Saturday

The National Association of Letter Carriers will conduct its annual national food drive on Saturday. The food drive is in all communities except in Sequim,… Continue reading

Timeline for reopening Hurricane Ridge Road expected in June

Hurricane Hill area will remain closed to public during fire investigation

Unity in Port Townsend plans weekend service

Rhonda Hull will present a Mother’s Day message at 11 a.m. Sunday Hull is the guest speaker at Unity in Port Townsend,… Continue reading

Olympic National Park Superintendent Sula Jacobs speaks on Wednesday about the status of the day lodge at Hurricane Ridge and public access to the area in the aftermath of a fire on Sunday that destroyed the popular tourist destination. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Olympic National Park Superintendent Sula Jacobs speaks on Wednesday about the status of the day lodge at Hurricane Ridge and public access to the area in the aftermath of a fire on Sunday that destroyed the popular tourist destination. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Book reading scheduled in Port Townsend

Judith-Kate Friedman will read from “The Other Within: The Genius of Deformity in Myth, Culture and Psyche” by Daniel Deardorff at 4… Continue reading

Sailboats bob along in light winds as they approach Marrowstone Point on the second leg, Sunday, of the annual Race to the Straits regatta from Shilshole to Port Townsend put on by the Sloop Tavern Yacht Club in Ballard. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Regatta racers spotted

Sailboats bob along in light winds as they approach Marrowstone Point on the second leg, Sunday, of the annual Race to the Straits regatta from… Continue reading

Sailboats bob along in light winds as they approach Marrowstone Point on the second leg, Sunday, of the annual Race to the Straits regatta from Shilshole to Port Townsend put on by the Sloop Tavern Yacht Club in Ballard. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)