Jefferson County

FROM A WRITER’S NOTEBOOK: Celebrating the season post-election

THIS IS HOW the season finds me: determined, ear-to-ear, not to let November disappointment crush my December spirit. I am not going to spend the… Continue reading

LETTER: Regarding recent letter, Obama not devious, just devoted to daughter

Regarding the vitriolic Dec. 2-3 letter in Peninsula Voices, “Obama devious,” concerning Obama somehow influencing the government by remaining in Washington, D.C., after he leaves… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Holiday gift drive going in Port Angeles … and other items

The Port Angeles Citizen Action Network (PA CAN) and Specialty Services II, a substance abuse treatment center, are working together to make… Continue reading

PAT NEAL: Defeating Japan in World War II a family fight

a date which will live in infamy …” President Franklin D. Roosevelt said these words many years ago. Today, Dec. 7… Continue reading

Second phase of fisher recovery begins; first phase was in Olympic National park

Second phase of fisher recovery begins; first phase was in Olympic National park

The elusive weasel-like mammal poked its head out of the wooden crate, glanced around… Continue reading

Second phase of fisher recovery begins; first phase was in Olympic National park

Trial begins for Alaska Juris sinking

A Coast Guard hearing is beginning into the sinking of the fishing vessel Alaska Juris. The boat sank off Alaska’s… Continue reading

LETTER: Could cars be leaving Port Townsend because workers can’t afford to live there?

The writer of the Dec. 2 letter in Peninsula Voices, “PT traffic,” asks if anyone has an idea about the lines of traffic coming in… Continue reading

Ski tows open at Hurricane Ridge

Ski tows open at Hurricane Ridge

As the beginner and intermediate rope tows at Hurricane Ridge opened Sunday, snowboarders and skiers flocked to Hurricane Ridge. Tubing is expected… Continue reading

Ski tows open at Hurricane Ridge

Peninsula protesters cheer news that pipeline access denied over Standing Rock land

Determined protesters who were ready to dig in for the winter broke out in celebration Sunday when the news was announced that… Continue reading

Growler open house today in Port Townsend

Additional people will be disturbed by jet noise under any of the alternatives the Navy is considering for its expansion of EA-18G… Continue reading

Bellevue man dies after crash on 104

A 65-year-old Bellevue man is dead after a single-car wreck on state Highway 104, about 8 miles south of Port Hadlock, according… Continue reading

County to consider budget of nearly $55 million

The three Jefferson County commissioners will conduct a public hearing on the county’s proposed 2017 budget of nearly $55 million this morning.… Continue reading

Arabian horse club to offer inaugural scholarships

The Olympic Peninsula Arabian Horse Club will begin offering youth scholarships in 2017. Applications are due by Dec. 31. The scholarships are… Continue reading

Remembering Polly Dyer; Conservationist icon kept Olympic park pristine

Remembering Polly Dyer; Conservationist icon kept Olympic park pristine

By Claudia Rowe The Seattle Times The majestic wilderness of Shi Shi Beach, an indelible sight for many visitors to the Olympic wilderness near Neah… Continue reading

Remembering Polly Dyer; Conservationist icon kept Olympic park pristine

NEWS BRIEFS: Volunteer training set for Dec. 14 … and other items

Training of volunteers who want to help with January’s annual National Street and Shelter Point-in-Time count in Clallam and Jefferson counties is… Continue reading

PENINSULA HOME FUND: A gift of glasses allows artist to pursue her calling

PENINSULA HOME FUND: A gift of glasses allows artist to pursue her calling

By Diane Urbani de la Paz For Peninsula Daily News EDITOR’S NOTE: For 28 years, Peninsula Daily News readers in Jefferson and Clallam counties have… Continue reading

PENINSULA HOME FUND: A gift of glasses allows artist to pursue her calling

Department of Natural Resources offers draft plans for comment on harvest, seabird

The state Department of Natural Resources has released draft environmental impact statements on the agency’s 10-year sustainable harvest calculation and its marbled… Continue reading

Port Townsend group dubbed salmon camp returns from pipeline protest

Port Townsend group dubbed salmon camp returns from pipeline protest

A group of activists who took food and other supplies to protesters at the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in North Dakota over… Continue reading

Port Townsend group dubbed salmon camp returns from pipeline protest

A GROWING CONCERN: Little-known root prune begets great benefits

WELL, WE ARE certainly into December, as the temperatures, even for the low of the day, are in the mid to upper 40s with highs… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: A look back at 50 years of columns

ON DEC. 6, this column will begin its 50th year. It’s impossible to approach this milestone without a great deal of looking back. Change, overwhelming… Continue reading