Jefferson County

LETTER: NAFTA a rigged system with no jobs bonanza

NAFTA will enter another round of negotiations this week. The question is, will it be made better or worse? NAFTA has not been the job… Continue reading

PAT NEAL: Hunting excuses for almost every occasion

IT WAS DAYLIGHT in the forest on opening day of deer hunting season. Opening day is my favorite day of the year. It’s a day… Continue reading

Unemployment below 6 percent on Peninsula

Clallam County employers added more than 300 jobs last month as unemployment fell from 6.2 percent in August to 5.9 percent in September, state officials… Continue reading

Peninsula Cub Scout programs might have option for girls as members in 2018

Peninsula Cub Scout programs might have option for girls as members in 2018

Come next fall, local families might be bringing both their sons and daughters to Cub Scout programs. The Boy Scouts of America board of directors… Continue reading

Peninsula Cub Scout programs might have option for girls as members in 2018
A long walk for veterans: Former soldier trekking to four corners of lower 48 to call attention to PTSD, suicide

A long walk for veterans: Former soldier trekking to four corners of lower 48 to call attention to PTSD, suicide

Eli Smith, an Army veteran from Ohio, is taking a long walk to call attention to the plight of veterans suffering from… Continue reading

A long walk for veterans: Former soldier trekking to four corners of lower 48 to call attention to PTSD, suicide
State attorney general says he uses three-point test before deciding to sue Trump administration

State attorney general says he uses three-point test before deciding to sue Trump administration

State Attorney General Bob Ferguson uses a three-point test to decide whether to sue the Trump administration. Are Washingtonians being harmed? Does… Continue reading

State attorney general says he uses three-point test before deciding to sue Trump administration

Four-hour delays planned for Highway 101 around Lake Crescent beginning Oct. 30

Four-hour delays on U.S. Highway 101 around Lake Crescent will begin Monday, Oct. 30 and continue through late November for rock bolting… Continue reading

Reading app available through North Olympic Library System

Tens of thousands of North Olympic Library System e-books and e-audiobooks are now available to download through Libby, a reading app. Libby is available to… Continue reading

Rain swells rivers as Hoh, South Fork Hoh rivers open for fishing

Rain swells rivers as Hoh, South Fork Hoh rivers open for fishing

Last week’s storms brought the region’s low rivers roaring back to the point that the state Department of Fish and Wildlife reopened the Hoh and… Continue reading

Rain swells rivers as Hoh, South Fork Hoh rivers open for fishing

LETTER: Pleased to see Van Hoover as commission candidate

I was very hopeful for positive change when I heard that Cheri Van Hoover had become a candidate for Jefferson Healthcare commissioner. I’ve lived in… Continue reading

LETTERS: Presidents did the best they could in circumstances

The letter to the editor “Talking patriotism” (Oct. 4) attacks President Trump and other Republican conservatives as “phony patriots” and calls them cowardly. His measure… Continue reading

China ban unlikely to affect region; Peninsula officials say contamination low in recycling

China ban unlikely to affect region; Peninsula officials say contamination low in recycling

China’s announcement that next year it will decline to accept some shipments of mixed plastics and paper recyclables from the United States… Continue reading

China ban unlikely to affect region; Peninsula officials say contamination low in recycling
A GROWING CONCERN: 13 trees, shrubs to plant for magnificent fall color

A GROWING CONCERN: 13 trees, shrubs to plant for magnificent fall color

I HAVE PUSHED fall color. Well, guess what? The next six to eight weeks are the absolute best time to plant shrubs and trees. The… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: 13 trees, shrubs to plant for magnificent fall color

BIRD WATCH: Halloween heralds owl sightings on Peninsula

THE MORNING PHONE call was one of those surprises that rouses your curiosity. Neighbors sometimes call, but most of our visiting is done “over the… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

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

HELP LINE: Become a Tax-Aide volunteer to help others

ALLOW ME TO be uncharacteristically straightforward: I want you to become a Tax-Aide volunteer. Will it be fun? Well, I guess that depends on how… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Groups work together to rescue horse

HORSEPLAY: Groups work together to rescue horse

AFTER HEARING ABOUT the hundreds of horses rescued and evacuated during the recent Northern California wildfires by local volunteer horse emergency response organizations, I wondered… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Groups work together to rescue horse

LETTER: Electing Van Hoover a rare opportunity

Our Jefferson Heathcare commissioners will be presented with staff reports and will need to make decisions based on those reports. Someone who has experience in… Continue reading

LETTER: Sen. Murray manufactures preschool crisis to support her bill

It was disappointing to read only one viewpoint in the Peninsula Daily News’ Oct. 12 article “Murray Visits Hadlock Center.” I made the decision to… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Bridge repairs to start near Forks this Monday … and other items

Crews working for the state Department of Transportation will repair a bridge spanning the Sol Duc River 10 miles north of Forks on… Continue reading