Jefferson County

Two escape injury when truck loses wheel, strikes tree and overturns

Two escape injury when truck loses wheel, strikes tree and overturns

The driver and passenger of a Chevrolet Silverado were uninjured after the truck lost a wheel and rolled over Saturday afternoon. Port… Continue reading

Two escape injury when truck loses wheel, strikes tree and overturns
POINT OF VIEW: Congress should step up for rural communities

POINT OF VIEW: Congress should step up for rural communities

FOR NORTH OLYMPIC Peninsula residents, severe storms aren’t a nasty surprise. They’re a fact of life. Our roads take a beating every year, and our… Continue reading

POINT OF VIEW: Congress should step up for rural communities
POINT OF VIEW: The Peninsula’s dental health emergency

POINT OF VIEW: The Peninsula’s dental health emergency

ACROSS THE STATE and in the North Olympic Peninsula, low-income people are facing an oral health crisis. Simply put, there are not enough clinics and… Continue reading

POINT OF VIEW: The Peninsula’s dental health emergency

NEWS BRIEFS: Folk songs and puppet shows slated … and other items

Red Yarn Productions, a Portland, Ore.-based folk music and puppetry company, will offer free musical puppetry performances at the Port Angeles and Sequim libraries this… Continue reading

Heated bunkhouses are under construction at Camp Beausite NW in Chimacum. They will be ready for the next season of campers.

Camp Beausite NW builds bunkhouses in time for summer camp

Campers with special needs who attend summer camp at Camp Beausite NW this summer will sleep in brand-new heated bunkhouses instead of tents.… Continue reading

Heated bunkhouses are under construction at Camp Beausite NW in Chimacum. They will be ready for the next season of campers.
6th District congressman among Democrats pleased by bill’s failure

6th District congressman among Democrats pleased by bill’s failure

U.S. Rep Derek Kilmer was among the Democrats who were pleased that President Donald Trump and GOP leaders pulled their “Obamacare” repeal bill… Continue reading

6th District congressman among Democrats pleased by bill’s failure

A GROWING CONCERN: Mulch away to achieve a weed-free yard

I JUST REALIZED that in the past 12 days, I have spread 63 yards of mulch around four clients’ yards (not today, though; I ran… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Owls in toilets no laughing matter

HIKING AND TENT camping are not very tempting right now. The fact that you might drown in your tent isn’t very far-fetched, considering the amount… Continue reading

BUSINESS BRIEFS: New lead mechanic, volunteer board member at ReCyclery … and other items

The ReCyclery recently gained a new lead mechanic and a new volunteer board member. Jonathan Arp will be the new lead mechanic… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

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

HORSEPLAY: Chapter president earns Lifetime Achievement Award

HORSEPLAY: Chapter president earns Lifetime Achievement Award

again. My sincerest apologies to the new Mt. Olympus chapter of Back Country Horsemen for giving out the wrong address… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Chapter president earns Lifetime Achievement Award

LETTER: Let me also raise my voice in support of keeping Michelle Malkin as a columnist

I would like to add my voice to those who want to keep Friday columnist Michelle Malkin in the Peninsula Daily News. I value her… Continue reading

LETTER: LGBTQ youths need your help now more than ever

In the current political climate, our community’s LGBTQ+ [lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer-plus] youths need support more than ever. Suicide and self-harm rates among LGBTQ… Continue reading

LETTER: Recent letter on women’s rights a mixture of conspiracy theories

I have several observations in response to the letter, “Our freedoms,” in the March 14 Peninsula Voices. The writer thinks that “American women complaining about… Continue reading

LETTER: Self-survival paramount in these troubled time

For Peninsula Daily News readers who have written retorts or disapproved of my Feb. 12 letter to Peninsula Voices [“Shirking duty”] on the exclusion of… Continue reading

LETTER: Support outsiders like Trump, Sanders over pay-for-play D.C.

The major news of the election was not the defeat of the Democratic Party. That was just history repeating itself. I’ve been watching elections for… Continue reading

LETTER: Unlike Cal Thomas, I contend we must do all we can to help our most vulnerable

In his March 16 column [“A Historic Opportunity”], Cal Thomas says that “the biggest drivers of debt remain the entitlement programs.” And, of course, Thomas… Continue reading

LETTER: We need to impeach that ‘bombaster’ Trump

It is so difficult writing about someone so thoroughly disliked by so many, excluding vile and lovely expletives and insults, that I shall suffer while… Continue reading

LETTER: Why not have a Long John Silver’s, Michelle Malkin on Fridays?

Why, I ask myself, why don’t we have a Long John Silver’s restaurant on the North Olympic Peninsula, especially in Sequim? I see all their… Continue reading

LETTER: Wild Olympics legislation trying to protect something that’s already protected

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer and U.S. Sen. Patty Murray have re-introduced Wild Olympics legislation to “protect environmentally sensitive areas, support outdoor recreation and preserve and… Continue reading