Jefferson County

Snowpack measurement topic of talk

The challenges of measuring snow in the remote Olympic wilderness will be the topic of this Tuesday’s presentation in the Olympic National… Continue reading

Volunteers make big gains on Habitat for Humanity homes; more volunteers sought

Volunteers make big gains on Habitat for Humanity homes; more volunteers sought

Habitat for Humanity of East Jefferson County received some extra help over the holidays — and is seeking more volunteers for this… Continue reading

Volunteers make big gains on Habitat for Humanity homes; more volunteers sought

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker near Allyn

The Coast Guard suspended a search Wednesday afternoon for a kayaker missing since Tuesday night. Port Angeles Coast Guard crews were among those… Continue reading

Letter urges DACA continuation

Peninsula College President Luke Robins joined other Washington community and technical college leaders in sending President-elect Donald Trump a letter asking him… Continue reading

Resource conservation, development council picks director

The North Olympic Peninsula Resource Conservation and Development council has tabbed a successor to Regional Director Kate Dean. The nonprofit council is… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Timber panel sets meeting for Friday … and other items

The Port of Port Angeles Timber Advisory Committee will discuss port business involving forestry when it meets at 9 a.m. Friday. The… Continue reading

Sequim native competing online to play at Grammy Awards

Sequim native competing online to play at Grammy Awards

Bailey Bryan, a Sequim native and rising country musician, is vying for a chance to perform at the Grammy Awards in February. Bryan,… Continue reading

Sequim native competing online to play at Grammy Awards
Massive injuries suffered by Federal Way family hit by falling tree near Lake Crescent

Massive injuries suffered by Federal Way family hit by falling tree near Lake Crescent

Bella’s back is broken. Her grandfather’s back is broken. Her grandmother was in a coma Tuesday. Her cousin is dead. It looks… Continue reading

Massive injuries suffered by Federal Way family hit by falling tree near Lake Crescent
Jefferson County panel weighs in on Elwha River bridge; Option 7 is unanimous choice

Jefferson County panel weighs in on Elwha River bridge; Option 7 is unanimous choice

The three Jefferson County commissioners have joined the Clallam County commissioners and Forks City Council in urging that the Elwha River bridge… Continue reading

Jefferson County panel weighs in on Elwha River bridge; Option 7 is unanimous choice
Oldest Puget Sound orca, ‘Granny,’ is missing and presumed dead

Oldest Puget Sound orca, ‘Granny,’ is missing and presumed dead

The oldest member of the small population of endangered Puget Sound orcas has been missing for months and is… Continue reading

Oldest Puget Sound orca, ‘Granny,’ is missing and presumed dead
CuddleCot gives more time with baby for parents mourning loss

CuddleCot gives more time with baby for parents mourning loss

Linda Nguyen had a lot of dark days in the weeks after the stillbirth of her son,… Continue reading

CuddleCot gives more time with baby for parents mourning loss
Four Jefferson County officials sworn in

Four Jefferson County officials sworn in

It was standing room only in the Jefferson County commissioners chambers on Tuesday during the swearing in of four county officials. The… Continue reading

Four Jefferson County officials sworn in

FROM A WRITER’S NOTEBOOK: Dancing magic in New Zealand

I’M NOT UNLIKE many professional artists. My work means piecing together a career from teaching, publishing, speaking fees, grants, honorariums and applying to choreograph in… Continue reading

PAT NEAL: For deep snow, tread back in history

THE HISTORY OF the Earth goes back billions of years. The history of Man keeping weather records goes back a few hundred years. To compare… Continue reading

Organic Seed Alliance, farmers work together to identify effective winter crops

Organic Seed Alliance, farmers work together to identify effective winter crops

Local farms and the businesses that rely on them struggle to meet the demand for organic produce during the winter months, but… Continue reading

Organic Seed Alliance, farmers work together to identify effective winter crops

Port Ludlow Dentistry achieves EnviroStars ranking

Jefferson County Environmental Health announced Port Ludlow Dentistry as the second business in Port Ludlow to qualify for the EnviroStars program at… Continue reading

State Supreme Court upholds stormwater rules

A state Supreme Court decision has upheld stricter stormwater rules for building projects. The Daily Herald reported the decision is… Continue reading

Shielded Native American sites thrust into debate over dams

Shielded Native American sites thrust into debate over dams

A little-known federal program that avoids publicizing its accomplishments to protect from looters the thousands of… Continue reading

Shielded Native American sites thrust into debate over dams

Seattle company working to give inmates better future

For more than 50 years, a Seattle company has hired inmates who are looking for a better future. Forever… Continue reading

Costco worker, wearing elf hat, performs life-saving CPR

Dec. 23 was a day of firsts for longtime Costco employee Mathew Rios — he typically… Continue reading