Jefferson County

LETTER: Killing mountain goats would be unfair in Olympic National Park

Unfair suffering to goats The Olympic National Park’s preferred management plan for mountain goats calls for what constitutes a militarization of wilderness. Helicopters carrying gunmen… Continue reading

LETTER: Only middle-class tax cuts will boost economy

Trickle-Down hoax For once and for all, let’s expose the gigantic hoax known as Trickle-Down Economics. If you believe that giving a tax cut to… Continue reading

LETTER: Pay attention to presidential Cabinet’s actions

If it’s not too much to ask, forget about the meanderings of the president. I know what he tweets can get us into another war… Continue reading

LETTER: Months later, still can’t say the words about what happened

Every Republican should hang their heads in disgrace for giving a platform to you-know-who to become you-know-what of the you-know-where. Sorry, I just can’t bring… Continue reading

LETTER: Listen to the whole story, not just part

I don’t often read Michelle Malkin. I don’t mind that she is printed in the Peninsula Daily News; I support freedom of expression of all… Continue reading

LETTER: ‘Dear Abby’ has grown too racy for comics page

It seems that the “Dear Abby” column published in the Peninsula Daily News each day has gotten a bit racy. I don’t actually read the… Continue reading

LETTER: Fort Discovery plan for Tarboo Lake facility misguided

Fort Discovery Inc. has begun the pre-application process with the Jefferson County Department of Community Development to build gun ranges, barracks, helicopter pads, etc., spread… Continue reading

Logistics backbone: Naval Magazine Indian Island last stop for Navy ships heading for Pacific

Logistics backbone: Naval Magazine Indian Island last stop for Navy ships heading for Pacific

Naval Magazine Indian Island, two miles from Port Townsend’s downtown, serves as the “logistics backbone” for… Continue reading

Logistics backbone: Naval Magazine Indian Island last stop for Navy ships heading for Pacific

NEWS BRIEFS: ICAN Nobel Peace Prize … and other items

A celebration of the awarding of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize to International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons is planned in Port… Continue reading

PAT NEAL: Prognosticating the steelhead season

LATELY I’VE HEARD people say this is the most wonderful time of the year and who could argue with that? I’m not talking about Christmas.… Continue reading

Supreme Court allows full enforcement of Trump travel ban

Supreme Court allows full enforcement of Trump travel ban

The Supreme Court on Monday allowed the Trump administration to fully enforce a ban on travel to… Continue reading

Supreme Court allows full enforcement of Trump travel ban

Man detained by ICE after speaking with news reporters

A Mexican man who spoke with reporters about his longtime girlfriend’s immigration arrest has now been detained himself, and he… Continue reading

Remains of Minnesota WWII vet laid to rest outside Seattle

The remains of a Minnesota native and World War II veteran have been laid to rest in Washington state… Continue reading

Olympic Hot Springs Road wrestles with Elwha River

Olympic Hot Springs Road wrestles with Elwha River

Flood-ravaged Olympic Hot Springs Road is battling an Elwha River swollen by rain and warm-temperature runoff, a waterway unleashed by the… Continue reading

Olympic Hot Springs Road wrestles with Elwha River

NEWS BRIEFS: OMC board set to meet Wednesday … and other items

The Olympic Medical Center Board of Commissioners will discuss the hospital’s Combined Fund Drive Celebration at its 12:30 p.m. meeting Wednesday. Commissioners… Continue reading

A legacy in full color: Jeanette Best, cornerstone of Port Townsend arts, dies

A legacy in full color: Jeanette Best, cornerstone of Port Townsend arts, dies

The first Saturday of each month in Port Townsend is celebrated as Art Walk, a sociable affair that attracts art lovers who… Continue reading

A legacy in full color: Jeanette Best, cornerstone of Port Townsend arts, dies
Hundreds gather for tree lighting, Santa visit in Port Townsend

Hundreds gather for tree lighting, Santa visit in Port Townsend

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in downtown Port Townsend as the holiday season is underway. Hundreds filled Washington Street… Continue reading

Hundreds gather for tree lighting, Santa visit in Port Townsend

Tsunami sirens to sound in test at noon today

Alarm sirens will sound along the low-lying coastal beaches in Clallam and Jefferson counties at noon today. Clallam and Jefferson County share a coastline with… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Inaugural meeting of board in Port Angeles … and other items

The Homeward Bound Olympic Housing Trust elected a new board of trustees during its first board meeting Nov. 4. Those elected include… Continue reading