Jefferson County

Winter storm warning issued for Olympic Mountains

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for the Olympic Mountains above 3,000 feet, including Hurricane Ridge. The winter… Continue reading

Several killed when Amtrak train hurtles from overpass

Several killed when Amtrak train hurtles from overpass

An Amtrak train making the first-ever run along a faster new… Continue reading

Several killed when Amtrak train hurtles from overpass
State terminates Cooke’s lease for Port Angeles salmon farm

State terminates Cooke’s lease for Port Angeles salmon farm

Meetings are expected to begin this week between the state Department of Natural Resources and Cooke Aquaculture Pacific on plans to shut… Continue reading

State terminates Cooke’s lease for Port Angeles salmon farm
Port Townsend Main Street plans campaign to help businesses during construction

Port Townsend Main Street plans campaign to help businesses during construction

The Port Townsend Main Street Program has a plan to help downtown businesses thrive during the 6-month Water Street Enhancement Project construction… Continue reading

Port Townsend Main Street plans campaign to help businesses during construction

Bremerton police officers shot; suspect killed by return fire

Two Bremerton police officers were shot and the suspect killed Sunday morning. Police said the officers contacted Willie Mccord shortly before 2 a.m.… Continue reading

EYE ON JEFFERSON: County to consider Conservation Futures

The three Jefferson County commissioners will consider beginning the 2018 Conservation Futures funding cycle when they meet Monday. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m.… Continue reading

Christmas Bird Counts begin on Olympic Peninsula

Christmas Bird Counts begin on Olympic Peninsula

“Widgeons … mallards … we got some scaups … we have a bunch of American coots, a great blue heron … one… Continue reading

Christmas Bird Counts begin on Olympic Peninsula

Click here for today’s e-edition of the Peninsula Daily News

Due to vendor issues, the e-edition of today’s Peninsula Daily News is not available in its usual place on our homepage. The following links will… Continue reading

Peninsula Home Fund provides ‘just a little bit more to get by’

Peninsula Home Fund provides ‘just a little bit more to get by’

When life gives you crates of lemons with no way to juice them, how do you make lemonade? Billi and Eric Smoot… Continue reading

Peninsula Home Fund provides ‘just a little bit more to get by’

NEWS BRIEFS: Port Angeles students honored for achievements … and other items

The Port Angeles Education Foundation honored five Port Angeles High School seniors at a recent academic awards luncheon. Freja Jarvegren-Uecker, Senator Atwater,… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Luncheon meetings are usually Wednesdays at noon at Blakeslee’s Bar & Grill, 1222 S. Forks Ave. This Wednesday’s gathering features… Continue reading

Chimacum superintendent discusses discipline concerns

Chimacum superintendent discusses discipline concerns

Addressing the discipline issues raised by numerous Chimacum High School parents has become Chimacum School District Superintendent Rick Thompson’s top priority, he said.… Continue reading

Chimacum superintendent discusses discipline concerns
Jefferson County commissioners discuss needs with state lawmakers

Jefferson County commissioners discuss needs with state lawmakers

Jefferson County commissioners told state lawmakers that the county needs help with funding and with affordable housing. They met Wednesday night with… Continue reading

Jefferson County commissioners discuss needs with state lawmakers
Sections of Olympic Discovery Trail completed

Sections of Olympic Discovery Trail completed

Trail users, elected officials and conservationists celebrated the opening of new sections of the Olympic Discovery Trail on Friday. The ribbon cutting… Continue reading

Sections of Olympic Discovery Trail completed

Click here for today’s e-edition of the Peninsula Daily News

Due to vendor issues, the e-edition of today’s Peninsula Daily News is not available in its usual place on our homepage. The following links will… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Remember the dos and don’ts of winter gardening

BECAUSE WE ALL are going over our lists and checking them twice, I thought I would chime in with a list of my own. As… Continue reading

BACK WHEN: Contagious diseases affect Jefferson County

BACK WHEN: Contagious diseases affect Jefferson County

THE JEFFERSON COUNTY Historical Society Research Center recently added a donation of scrapbooks containing clippings on the variety of community health and safety issues that… Continue reading

BACK WHEN: Contagious diseases affect Jefferson County

BIRD WATCH: Remembering 50 years of birdwatching

WELL, DEC. 6 came and went. Rockets didn’t explode overhead and there were no champagne corks popping. I did remember what day it was —… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Keep a checklist of questions to ask

MOST OF US, at one time or another and whether we like it or not, end up in a hospital. Coincidentally, many of us don’t… Continue reading

Signs of change: Stop now means stop in Port Townsend

Signs of change: Stop now means stop in Port Townsend

Drivers in Port Townsend now have to stop at all stop signs — which hasn’t been the case for about a decade.… Continue reading

Signs of change: Stop now means stop in Port Townsend