Jefferson County

Mental health services could be under Jefferson Healthcare by end of year

Mental health services could be under Jefferson Healthcare by end of year

Mental health care in East Jefferson County, currently run by Discovery Behavioral Health, could be under the umbrella of Jefferson Healthcare by… Continue reading

Mental health services could be under Jefferson Healthcare by end of year

Judge says Trump travel ban case can proceed in lower court

A lawsuit by Washington state and Minnesota challenging President Donald Trump’s travel ban will proceed as an… Continue reading

Dozens gather in Port Townsend for protest against raids, deportation

Dozens gather in Port Townsend for protest against raids, deportation

More than 60 people gathered outside the Port Townsend post office to show support for immigrants and to protest President Donald Trump’s… Continue reading

Dozens gather in Port Townsend for protest against raids, deportation

NEWS BRIEFS: Fire destroys vehicle in Port Ludlow … and other items

A driver managed to escape uninjured from a car fire that engulfed her vehicle Sunday. Port Ludlow Fire & Rescue responded to… Continue reading

Pastor, rabbi, imam speak of interfaith spirituality in ‘Amigos’ presentation

Pastor, rabbi, imam speak of interfaith spirituality in ‘Amigos’ presentation

An imam, a pastor and a rabbi walked into a church. “We Jews are the chosen people,” the rabbi, Ted Falcon, of… Continue reading

Pastor, rabbi, imam speak of interfaith spirituality in ‘Amigos’ presentation

EYE ON JEFFERSON: Port Townsend to consider welcoming city resolution

The Port Townsend City Council will discuss a proposed resolution for declaring Port Townsend a welcoming city when it meets Monday. The meeting will begin… Continue reading

Festival pageant, bingo, travel talks on Peninsula this weekend

The Sequim Irrigation Festival Pageant, bingo games and talks on travels are among upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also is available in… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Evenings with authors start Tuesday in PT … and other items

Goddard College’s Port Townsend campus and Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program will host a pair of readings and receptions… Continue reading

Anti-abortion activists, counter-protesters rally around U.S.

Anti-abortion activists, counter-protesters rally around U.S.

By Gene Johnson The Associated Press Anti-abortion activists emboldened by the new administration of President Donald Trump staged rallies around the country Saturday calling for… Continue reading

Anti-abortion activists, counter-protesters rally around U.S.

BIRD WATCH: ‘Last chance’ for eagle viewing coincides with month of Valentine’s

VALENTINES AND EAGLES are a strange combination, but in February, thoughts of both are in many minds. Bald eagles are thinking about nesting. It won’t… Continue reading

Chimacum voters to weigh in on levy proposal

Chimacum School Superintendent Rick Thompson is optimistic that voters will approve a four-year educational maintenance and operation levy Tuesday — but he’s not… Continue reading

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 second-floor… Continue reading

Group in Port Townsend stands against Dakota Access Pipeline

Group in Port Townsend stands against Dakota Access Pipeline

More than 30 people protested along Sims Way in Port Townsend on Saturday, urging people to divest their money from Wells Fargo… Continue reading

Group in Port Townsend stands against Dakota Access Pipeline

HELP LINE: When you’re sad, remember the love you’ve experienced

YES, I DO know that Tuesday is Valentine’s Day. Apparently a lot of you do, too, because quite a few of you have been emailing… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Jefferson County Horse Park galloping along

HORSEPLAY: Jefferson County Horse Park galloping along

GREAT NEWS: THE Jefferson Equestrian Association is getting close to opening the Jefferson County Horse Park. Scheduled to open this summer, the 80-acre park at… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Jefferson County Horse Park galloping along

LETTER: GOP holds itself to a different set of standards on upholding Constitution

The sudden death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia created an immediate vacancy on the most important court in the United States. Article II,… Continue reading

LETTER: I really don’t have anything to complain about, living in majesty of Peninsula

I don’t know if this letter will get published in the Peninsula Daily News’ “echo chamber,” but I’m going to write it anyway. I just… Continue reading

LETTER: Let lawmakers know that protections of Dodd-Frank shouldn’t be gutted

Years ago, my father bought an annuity that had a severe financial penalty if he activated it before seven years. Unfortunately, almost before the ink… Continue reading

LETTER: Our country now led by a despot and his greed-mongering cronies

Our president is an egomaniacal, twittering despot. He would prefer a system of taxation with retribution for anyone who does not agree with him. His… Continue reading