Jefferson County

New Year’s eve events, college info night slated on the Peninsula

A New Year’s dinner and dance in Sequim and an information night for Peninsula College are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula.… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: PA Realtor is Instructor of the Year … and other items

Pili Meyer, of Coldwell Banker Uptown Realty in Port Angeles, was selected as Instructor of the Year by the Seattle King County Realtors.… Continue reading

ISSUS OF FAITH: Now we have all that we need

OH, THAT YOU would rend the heavens and come down, that the mountains would tremble before you (Isa 63:19 NIV). What did you want for… Continue reading

Settlement ends dispute between Jefferson Healthcare, contractor

Settlement ends dispute between Jefferson Healthcare, contractor

The $550,000 settlement Jefferson Healthcare commissioners approved last week ends a dispute with the Bothel contractor for the hospital’s Emergency and Specialty… Continue reading

Settlement ends dispute between Jefferson Healthcare, contractor

Clallam unemployment rises slightly while Jefferson’s rate is unchanged

Clallam County unemployment rose from 5.6 percent to 5.9 percent in November while Jefferson County’s jobless rate held steady at 5.4 percent,… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Upper Hoh Road is open for traffic … and other items

Upper Hoh Road has reopened to two-lane traffic after emergency repairs prompted by recent storm damage. The Jefferson County commissioners declared a state… Continue reading

City awards $50,000 for Port Angeles BMX track improvements

City awards $50,000 for Port Angeles BMX track improvements

The city of Port Angeles has awarded $50,000 to the Lincoln Park BMX Association for improvements to the city-owned Lincoln Park BMX… Continue reading

City awards $50,000 for Port Angeles BMX track improvements
Oscar, Michael and Ruth Levine of Walker Street, Port Townsend, created a snowman for their neighbors as a Christmas surprise.They used volunteer plant material, repurposed Halloween mini-pumpkins, a squash and bread for lips. The project started out as a snowball fight and grew from there. (Jeannie McMacken for Peninsula Daily News).

Port Townsend family uses snow for small gift with big impact

A local family with the holiday spirit used the recent snowfall to brighten a neighbor’s Christmas. “It started out as a snowball,”… Continue reading

Oscar, Michael and Ruth Levine of Walker Street, Port Townsend, created a snowman for their neighbors as a Christmas surprise.They used volunteer plant material, repurposed Halloween mini-pumpkins, a squash and bread for lips. The project started out as a snowball fight and grew from there. (Jeannie McMacken for Peninsula Daily News).

PAT NEAL: If we could talk to the animals

THROUGHOUT HISTORY AND around the world, man has studied the ways in which animals communicate in an effort to form a deeper understanding of the… Continue reading

State official urges Secretary Zinke to abandon park fee increase

State official urges Secretary Zinke to abandon park fee increase

State Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz is objecting to U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s proposal to increase entrance fees at national parks,… Continue reading

State official urges Secretary Zinke to abandon park fee increase
Paul Gottlieb/Peninsula Daily News Greg Shield shoveled snow Christmas morning from the sidewalk in front of his house at Cedar and West Seventh streets in Port Angeles. About 5 inches fell in the neighborhood.

Peninsula blanketed in white Christmas; snowfall leads to slew of wrecks

North Olympic Peninsula residents were treated to a white Christmas, but the snowfall had its downside as it caused a bevy of… Continue reading

Paul Gottlieb/Peninsula Daily News Greg Shield shoveled snow Christmas morning from the sidewalk in front of his house at Cedar and West Seventh streets in Port Angeles. About 5 inches fell in the neighborhood.

Thieves spoil Christmas for some in Jefferson County

The spirit of taking rather than giving tainted Christmas Eve and Christmas Day for owners of a Port Townsend business and a… Continue reading

Snow-related collisions number in the dozens on Peninsula

North Olympic Peninsula law enforcement emergency personnel were hoping for a quieter Christmas Day after a Christmas Eve filled with dozens of… Continue reading

Everett forms team to target the most vulnerable homeless

Everett forms team to target the most vulnerable homeless

This is the lesson that the working-class city of Everett has learned: It takes a community to rescue the hardcore homeless. It takes… Continue reading

Everett forms team to target the most vulnerable homeless

Washington attorney general sues Value Village owners

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson has filed a consumer protection lawsuit against a company that owns Value Village, saying the company has deceived… Continue reading

Luminary display joins neighbors, generations in Port Angeles

Luminary display joins neighbors, generations in Port Angeles

A string of about 400 luminaries three blocks long marked a holiday path like lights on a snowy tree limb on Christmas… Continue reading

Luminary display joins neighbors, generations in Port Angeles

Judge’s partial lifting of Trump ban gives refugees hope

After hearing heartbreaking stories of refugees who have struggled to reconnect with their families and listening to… Continue reading

Jefferson County eyes social media policy to allow department Facebook pages

Jefferson County is looking at delving into social media, an effort its county administrator says is more complicated than one might think.… Continue reading

Washington expands lawsuit against Comcast over service plan

Washington expands lawsuit against Comcast over service plan

The state of Washington has announced that it is expanding a lawsuit against cable and internet provider… Continue reading

Washington expands lawsuit against Comcast over service plan

Community Christmas meals planned today in Port Townsend, Forks

Free holiday meals are planned on the North Olympic Peninsula on Christmas Day. In Port Townsend, The Boiler Room will serve a small meal at… Continue reading