Jefferson County

A GROWING CONCERN: Time to dust off the houseplants

WHAT A DIFFERENCE a week can make. The snow is gone, melted by the rain, so the plants are watered and the grass is green.… Continue reading

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Holistic nutrition teacher to talk on winter vegetables in Sequim this Saturday … and other items

Holistic nutrition educator Julia Buggy will speak on “Getting the Most from Your Winter Veggies” at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at Nash’s… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Twice-monthly breakfast meetings are held at 11:45 a.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at… Continue reading

Fire damages Port Hadlock house

Fire damages Port Hadlock house

Investigators were focusing their efforts on wiring in the attic above a bedroom in a Port Hadlock house damaged in a house… Continue reading

Fire damages Port Hadlock house

HELP LINE: Remember to be careful online

not because I think there’s something wrong with it, but simply because I don’t have… Continue reading

LETTER: Cal Thomas an ignorant choice as regular conservative columnist

I appreciate the fact that, as a local newspaper, the Peninsula Daily News tries to maintain a balance between liberal and conservative opinions. I do… Continue reading

LETTER: Here’s a better idea than Inslee’s daft carbon emissions tax proposal

hefty taxes on carbon emissions from fossil fuels for paying the education burden — is merely the best example… Continue reading

LETTER: It’s a better time for self-reflection than mocking Obama’s reign

Of late, I’ve read a few letters mocking President Obama, describing him as an “incompetent radical” [“Obama ‘pathetic,’” Jan. 15, Peninsula Voices] and portraying his… Continue reading

LETTER: Let’s help protect one of our most valuable commodities, local health care

Regardless of how you feel about the health care insurance controversy, I think we can agree we need to protect such valuable area resources as… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Acts sought for Port Angeles fundraiser in March … and other items

The Port Angeles Community Players are seeking entertainers for a fundraiser for the organization March 18. “We are looking for musicians, singers,… Continue reading

PENINSULA KITCHEN: Enjoy dinner for breakfast

IS THERE ANYONE out there who hasn’t heard about the importance of breakfast? Everyone from your grandmother to your neuroscientist is telling you that eating… Continue reading

Republicans celebrate, hope for brighter future

Republicans in Clallam and Jefferson counties celebrated the inauguration of Donald Trump as president and talked of their hopes for eased business regulations, more freedom… Continue reading

Some 300 protesters march in Port Townsend

Some 300 protesters march in Port Townsend

Hundreds of Peninsula residents came to Port Townsend to march in one of the multitude of women’s marches that occurred across the… Continue reading

Some 300 protesters march in Port Townsend

EYE ON JEFFERSON: County to consider grants to nonprofits

The three Jefferson County commissioners will consider grants to nonprofits when they meet Monday. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. in commissioners’ chambers at… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Keeping water troughs from freezing is paramount

HORSEPLAY: Keeping water troughs from freezing is paramount

EVER FELT AS if you’re dying of thirst? It literally could happen. Water. All creatures great and small need it to survive. In general, both… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Keeping water troughs from freezing is paramount
All lanes of state Highway 19 were closed much of Friday for a multi-vehicle wreck near milepost 3. (Cydney McFarland/Peninsula Daily News)

Man killed in Port Ludlow wreck; four others hospitalized

One person died at the scene of a three car wreck on state Highway 19 between Chimacum and Port Ludlow on Friday… Continue reading

All lanes of state Highway 19 were closed much of Friday for a multi-vehicle wreck near milepost 3. (Cydney McFarland/Peninsula Daily News)
Tape closes off broken windows at businesses in Washington, D.C., after a confrontation with protestors blocks from President Donald Trump’s inauguration. (The Associated Press)

Protesters block entrances to inauguration, set fires, vandalize

Protesters who had promised to shut down the city for the inauguration were successful at several security… Continue reading

Tape closes off broken windows at businesses in Washington, D.C., after a confrontation with protestors blocks from President Donald Trump’s inauguration. (The Associated Press)
Anita and Mike Edwards hold up a Port Townsend sign that will be used in the Seattle Womxn’s March on Saturday. (Annemarie Mende)

Peninsula residents to mark inauguration with protests

Organizers hope to see Water Street rimmed with people “holding the line” today after Donald Trump’s inauguration as the 45th president of… Continue reading

Anita and Mike Edwards hold up a Port Townsend sign that will be used in the Seattle Womxn’s March on Saturday. (Annemarie Mende)

Second-degree murder charge filed in shooting death of Port Angeles man

A second-degree murder charge was filed Tuesday against a 27-year-old man accused of killing his father Jan. 12 as prosecutors await a… Continue reading

Marrowstone Island volunteers picked as citizens of the year

Marrowstone Island volunteers picked as citizens of the year

Paula and Greg Lalish have been named Marrowstone Island’s Citizens of the Year, an honor bestowed every year by past Citizen of… Continue reading

Marrowstone Island volunteers picked as citizens of the year