Jefferson County

Pipeline expansion worries some on behalf of southern resident orcas

Pipeline expansion worries some on behalf of southern resident orcas

Environmental activists from the United States and Canada are expressing concerns over a newly approved expansion of a Canadian oil pipeline, saying it could threaten… Continue reading

Pipeline expansion worries some on behalf of southern resident orcas

‘Blame it on Canada’: Cold air likely to bring snow

Canada, it seems, is responsible for snowy conditions forecast to invade the North Olympic Peninsula tonight and Monday. “You can blame it… Continue reading

Gingerbread House Contest relocated; Aldrich’s Market expects to host it again next year

Gingerbread House Contest relocated; Aldrich’s Market expects to host it again next year

Port Townsend’s annual gingerbread house contest is moving downtown this year. The contest has traditionally been held uptown at Aldrich’s Market, which… Continue reading

Gingerbread House Contest relocated; Aldrich’s Market expects to host it again next year

A GROWING CONCERN: 10 gifts to choose from for gardening friends

AFTER A PROLONGED, unseasonably frost-free autumn, Old Man Winter decided to make an early appearance (winter begins Wednesday Dec. 21, at 2:44 a.m.) and delivered… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Some standby gifts for bird lovers

THREE OLD STANDBYS top the list for gift-giving bird-watchers or hints for bird-watchers to drop. They also work as gifts to give when introducing someone… Continue reading

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Storage, truck rental company to open new facility in Sequim next summer … and other items

Sequim Self Storage & Penske Truck Rental will open a location at 40 Taylor Cutoff Road next summer. The new facility will offer… Continue reading

Democrats regroup after presidential election

Democrats regroup after presidential election

By Diane Urbani de la Paz For Peninsula Daily News After a widespread Republican victory and the election of Donald Trump to the White House,… Continue reading

Democrats regroup after presidential election

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Monthly luncheon meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month at 11:15 a.m. in the… Continue reading

EYE ON JEFFERSON: County commissioners to vote on county budget

The three Jefferson County commissioners will consider and vote on a $55 million annual budget Monday. The meeting will be at 9 a.m. in commissioners’… Continue reading

HELP LINE: A new rule comes down for nursing homes

BEING A LEO and an only child, it probably doesn’t take an advanced degree in psychology to figure out that I sometimes … balk at… Continue reading

This year’s Sequim High School equestrian team members are Faith Haggie, Grace Niemeyer, Emelie Fürste, Amy Tucker, Christina Williams, Miranda Williams, Yana Hoesel, Amanda Murphy, Sydney Balkan, Abi Payseno, Madi Murphy and Lilly Thomas. The girls are show at a training session at Freedom Farm in Port Angeles. (Katie Solomon-Newton)

PENINSULA HORSEPLAY: Griffith’s horses fear holiday lights display

THE ALIENS HAVE landed. That’s what my horses must have been thinking when my neighbor’s Christmas lights display lights up the sky come nightfall. In… Continue reading

This year’s Sequim High School equestrian team members are Faith Haggie, Grace Niemeyer, Emelie Fürste, Amy Tucker, Christina Williams, Miranda Williams, Yana Hoesel, Amanda Murphy, Sydney Balkan, Abi Payseno, Madi Murphy and Lilly Thomas. The girls are show at a training session at Freedom Farm in Port Angeles. (Katie Solomon-Newton)

Some Peninsula schools closed, games canceled

Five North Olympic Peninsula public school district are closed today because of snow. The Port Angeles, Crescent and Cape Flattery schools are closed in Clallam… Continue reading

Port Townsend approves $38.7 million budget

The Port Townsend City Council approved a city budget for 2017 with a slight increase from last year, despite fewer capital expenses.… Continue reading

Navy says jet increase would mean noise more often for Port Townsend

Navy says jet increase would mean noise more often for Port Townsend

Whichever alternative the Navy chooses for adding EA-18G Growler jets and training flights to Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Port Townsend residents… Continue reading

Navy says jet increase would mean noise more often for Port Townsend
More on the way?Forecasters predict Peninsula snowfall

More on the way?Forecasters predict Peninsula snowfall

Ice Melt has been flying off the shelves at Swain’s General Store in Port Angeles after the season’s first snow hit Monday… Continue reading

More on the way?Forecasters predict Peninsula snowfall

Jefferson County commissioners hear comments on 2017 budget

The 2017 budget for Jefferson County will be unchanged after a mandatory public hearing and is scheduled to be put to a… Continue reading

A Port Townsend ‘Christmas Carol’ play continues this weekend

A Port Townsend ‘Christmas Carol’ play continues this weekend

“Spirit of the Yule,” a production that debuted in Port Townsend last weekend, sets the world of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”… Continue reading

A Port Townsend ‘Christmas Carol’ play continues this weekend
New Old Time Chautauqua to honor former Flying Karamazov Brothers member

New Old Time Chautauqua to honor former Flying Karamazov Brothers member

The New Old Time Chautauqua is bringing back its annual benefit show to Port Townsend with special performances this year to honor… Continue reading

New Old Time Chautauqua to honor former Flying Karamazov Brothers member
Tidepools wins regional award

Tidepools wins regional award

Peninsula College’s Tidepools magazine beat out colleges in Alaska, California, Oregon, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Washington and Wyoming to take home first… Continue reading

Tidepools wins regional award

Jefferson County Library to celebrate with holiday open house

The Jefferson County Library will celebrate the season with its annual holiday open house Tuesday. The open house will be from 3… Continue reading