Jefferson County

Bainbridge utility campaign topic of Port Townsend lunch

Co-founders of a movement to give the city of Bainbridge Island the authority to establish a nonprofit electric utility will speak at… Continue reading

Second patient released after tree vs. SUV collision at Lake Crescent

The driver of an SUV that was struck by a falling tree on U.S. Highway 101 at Lake Crescent on New Year’s… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Free family workshops set for Forks … and other items

Quillayute Valley School District Early Learning Coalition is bringing “READY! for Kindergarten” workshops to the West End. The workshops are aimed toward parents… Continue reading

THANK YOU! Peninsula Home Fund donations at $264,486

THANK YOU! Peninsula Home Fund donations at $264,486

1,093 households or groups — contributed $264,486 to the Peninsula Home Fund during the 2016 campaign from Thanksgiving though… Continue reading

THANK YOU! Peninsula Home Fund donations at $264,486
Orca protection zone proposed off San Juan Island

Orca protection zone proposed off San Juan Island

Petitioners have requested a no-go zone for motorboats off San Juan Island to protect southern resident orcas while opponents say that such… Continue reading

Orca protection zone proposed off San Juan Island
State and federal officials euthanize Steller sea lion beached in Port Angeles

State and federal officials euthanize Steller sea lion beached in Port Angeles

State and federal officials have euthanized a suffering Steller sea lion that was beached at the Nippon Paper Industries USA mill near… Continue reading

State and federal officials euthanize Steller sea lion beached in Port Angeles
Devin Jensen and his mentor through the YMCA, Francesco Tortorici, hold a demonstration on stoves at Blue Heron Middle School. (Cydney McFarland/Peninsula Daily News)

YMCA mentors, students connect in Building Futures Program

Devin Jensen found a friend in Francesco Tortorici thanks to the Olympic Peninsula YMCA’s mentorship program at the Jefferson County Y. “I… Continue reading

Devin Jensen and his mentor through the YMCA, Francesco Tortorici, hold a demonstration on stoves at Blue Heron Middle School. (Cydney McFarland/Peninsula Daily News)
Coast Guard ceremony honors those lost in line of duty

Coast Guard ceremony honors those lost in line of duty

The U.S. Coast Guard paid tribute recently to Coast Guardsmen and mariners who lost their lives during seven separate accidents in the Pacific… Continue reading

Coast Guard ceremony honors those lost in line of duty
EYE ON OLYMPIA: Lawmakers eye struggle for education funding

EYE ON OLYMPIA: Lawmakers eye struggle for education funding

As state lawmakers enter the second week of the legislative session, all eyes are on them as the state waits for progress on… Continue reading

EYE ON OLYMPIA: Lawmakers eye struggle for education funding
Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News Pete Rennie of Port Angeles, a former patron of Van Gogh’s Gourmet Pizza & Mexican, pays his respects at a make-shift shrine to restaurant-owner Clint Darrow at the front door of the Port Angeles business on Saturday.

Bail set for son in fatal shooting of Port Angeles pizzeria owner

Bail has been set at $500,000 for a Port Angeles man accused of shooting his father to death. Shay C. Darrow, 27,… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News Pete Rennie of Port Angeles, a former patron of Van Gogh’s Gourmet Pizza & Mexican, pays his respects at a make-shift shrine to restaurant-owner Clint Darrow at the front door of the Port Angeles business on Saturday.

NEWS BRIEFS: Employment law talk set for chamber … and other items

The Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce’s morning meeting this Wednesday will feature a talk on independent contractors and employment law. The… Continue reading

Sequim boy struggles with rare disease; parents strive to raise awareness

Sequim boy struggles with rare disease; parents strive to raise awareness

When a 5-year-old Sequim boy complained of arm pain in September, his parents chalked it up to growing pains. About a week later,… Continue reading

Sequim boy struggles with rare disease; parents strive to raise awareness

A GROWING CONCERN: Here’s to a new year of gardening chores

JANUARY AND WINTER just keep rolling along. We are now 22 days into the season of cold (and wet), both of which we saw last… Continue reading

BACK WHEN: Josephine Yarr transitions into dairy farmer

BACK WHEN: Josephine Yarr transitions into dairy farmer

WHEN 48-YEAR-OLD JOSEPHINE Yarr returned to the family dairy farm in Chimacum in mid-1952, a few months after her brother Ned’s death, she was faced… Continue reading

BACK WHEN: Josephine Yarr transitions into dairy farmer

BIRD WATCH: Birds swoop into action as cold lingers but days lengthen

THE BEST PART of clear, cold winter weather is the bright sunshine and the lack of clouds or rain. That’s a given, but there is… Continue reading

BUSINESS BRIEFS: New private counseling opens in Sequim … and other items

Nathon Maxwell will open a private counseling business at 207 W. Spruce St. He has over 15 years of experience working with the… Continue reading

Chimacum School Board names new member

The Chimacum School Board finished a roughly two-month search for a new school board member and appointed LuAnn Rogers to represent District 2.… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

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

HELP LINE: What to do if you miss open enrollment

THIS IS ONE of those columns, meaning it won’t touch all of us, so it’ll be easy to think “click” and move on. However, if… Continue reading

LETTER: Neo-evangelicals, Republican Party trying to speed up Second Coming

I would like to illuminate a, shall we say, trend that involves the Republican Party and a certain segment of the Christian neo-evangelical movement. This… Continue reading