Jefferson County

Spooks, haunts, activities planned for Halloween

Spooks, haunts, activities planned for Halloween

An array of haunted houses, pumpkin carving contests and other activities are on tap for this year’s Halloween celebrations across the North Olympic Peninsula. HAUNTED… Continue reading

Spooks, haunts, activities planned for Halloween

Jefferson commissioners set public hearing on changes to Chimacum Creek no-shooting ordinance

The Jefferson County commissioners have approved a public hearing to gather comment on two ordinances to amend a no-shooting measure for an… Continue reading

Port of Port Townsend open house gathers input on Point Hudson

Port of Port Townsend open house gathers input on Point Hudson

Community members filled the Port of Port Townsend’s open house to learn about possible developments at Point Hudson that could affect the… Continue reading

Port of Port Townsend open house gathers input on Point Hudson
Stores reopen after flooding: Water inundates PT businesses

Stores reopen after flooding: Water inundates PT businesses

Business in Port Townsend’s Undertown is back in full swing after stores were forced to close due to flooding, which inundated some… Continue reading

Stores reopen after flooding: Water inundates PT businesses
Free film to focus on mental illness

Free film to focus on mental illness

The Jefferson County branch of the National Alliance on Mental Illness will host a free film Saturday at the Rose Theater in… Continue reading

Free film to focus on mental illness
‘Environmental Variations’ opens at Northwind Arts Center

‘Environmental Variations’ opens at Northwind Arts Center

The Northwind Arts Center’s exhibit “Environmental Variations” features ceramic and wood sculptures by Krista Lutz, contemporary landscapes by Jeff Olson and panoramic… Continue reading

‘Environmental Variations’ opens at Northwind Arts Center

Coho survey and fundraiser coming up on Peninsula

Training for surveying coho and an “ending homelessness” fundraiser run are among upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also is available on the… Continue reading

Danika The Jeb to perform in Coyle

Danika The Jeb to perform in Coyle

She’s a songwriter who was almost a doctor. He’s a guitar aficionado who owns and operates his own guitar instruction company. Together, Danika… Continue reading

Danika The Jeb to perform in Coyle

Drug Take Back Day set Saturday

Jefferson and Clallam County residents can dispose of unused, unwanted or expired prescription or over-the-counter medications during the nationwide Drug Take Back Day on Saturday.… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Joseph Campbell and the origin of ‘trick-or-treat’

IN 1980-82, I had the privilege of organizing lectures for Joseph Campbell, a scholar of the world’s myths who became a public figure the spring… Continue reading

Jim Alden’s legacy of paintings on display at Port Townsend Library

Jim Alden’s legacy of paintings on display at Port Townsend Library

The call for Aldens went out, and the public response did not disappoint. Thirty-four of Jim Alden’s paintings from 23 collectors will… Continue reading

Jim Alden’s legacy of paintings on display at Port Townsend Library

LETTER: Politicians with vision will support Medicare for All proposal

Medicare for All, which The Associated Press recently reported would have the government pay for all medical services, is about more than health care. It… Continue reading

LETTER: Stand for the flag and national anthem

When our national anthem is played, one should stand proudly, face our flag, hand or hat over your heart or a proper hand salute. Anything… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Olympic Hot Springs Road repair starts Monday … and other items

Olympic Hot Springs Road in the Elwha Valley will be inaccessible to public travel above the Glines Canyon Overlook beginning Monday. The… Continue reading

Port of Port Townsend to continue budget discussions

Port of Port Townsend to continue budget discussions

Budget discussions will continue after Port of Port Townsend commissioners decided to take no action on the third draft of the port’s… Continue reading

Port of Port Townsend to continue budget discussions

LETTER: Trump fiddles while the priorities await

I have been impressed reading several Peninsula Daily News published letters to the editor over the past few months. After about nine months, most “gullibles”… Continue reading

Port Angeles hospice has offered free care for nearly 40 years

Port Angeles hospice has offered free care for nearly 40 years

By JoNel Aleccia Kaiser Health News Rose Crumb can’t even count the number of people she’s helped die. The former nurse, 91, who retired in… Continue reading

Port Angeles hospice has offered free care for nearly 40 years
Port of Port Townsend seeks owner of sailboat beached near Point Hudson

Port of Port Townsend seeks owner of sailboat beached near Point Hudson

Port of Port Townsend officials have notified state and federal agencies and are attempting to track down the owner of a sailboat… Continue reading

Port of Port Townsend seeks owner of sailboat beached near Point Hudson
Longtime Chimacum School Board member to be honored

Longtime Chimacum School Board member to be honored

Chimacum School Board member Kevin Miller, who is stepping down from his position after 16 years of service, will be honored by school… Continue reading

Longtime Chimacum School Board member to be honored
Is it enough? State Supreme Court hears school funding case

Is it enough? State Supreme Court hears school funding case

Attorneys for the state of Washington told the state Supreme Court on Tuesday they have complied… Continue reading

Is it enough? State Supreme Court hears school funding case