Jefferson County

Andrew May/for Peninsula Daily News                                A peek at the display at the Clallam County Fair in Port Angeles last weekend.
Andrew May/for Peninsula Daily News                                A peek at the display at the Clallam County Fair in Port Angeles last weekend.

BIRD WATCH: ‘Walking the edge’ produces prime pickings in late summer

Late August to September are the best times to get up and get out.

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Here are the various business meetings this week across the North Olympic Peninsula.

Firefighters protect structures quarter-mile from Olympic National Park fire

Firefighters protect structures quarter-mile from Olympic National Park fire

“We have people in place now, and structure protection in place ready to turn on,” a fire spokesperson said.

Firefighters protect structures quarter-mile from Olympic National Park fire

HELP LINE: Take part in opportunities to learn more about Medicare

Workshops across the North Olympic Peninsula will provide information and answers to questions about Medicare.

Howard Street Extension in Port Townsend on its way

Howard Street Extension in Port Townsend on its way

The groundbreaking Friday, with construction to start Monday, was the culmination of more than 20 years of planning.

Howard Street Extension in Port Townsend on its way

LETTER: Assault weapons need to be banned, not encouraged

The Second Amendment was written when our country didn’t have a standing army, like it does now.

Brian Nokell/U.S. Navy                                The USS Louisiana (SSBN743) arrives for the first time at its new homeport at Naval Base Kitsap, Silverdale, in 2005.

ON THE WATERFRONT: Cape Flattery buoy dropped off in Port Angeles

Also, the scuttlebutt on the collision between a ballistic-missile submarine and Navy Offshore Support Vessel.

Brian Nokell/U.S. Navy                                The USS Louisiana (SSBN743) arrives for the first time at its new homeport at Naval Base Kitsap, Silverdale, in 2005.

Port Townsend Wednesday market to close for season in mid-September

There will be two bands and plenty of fresh food, organizers said.

U.S. Highway 101 closed for almost 3 hours after wreck

U.S. Highway 101 closed for almost 3 hours after wreck

The driver of a Ford Explorer has been airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

U.S. Highway 101 closed for almost 3 hours after wreck

Olympic National Park rangers suspend search for body of man whose boat capsized

A park spokeswoman cited a lack of clues and the time that has passed since the incident north of La Push.

Raise rates, Jefferson County Public Utility District told by consultants

Moving forward, consultants will work with the board to develop new rates.

Howard Street Extenison groundbreaking Friday in Port Townsend

The $6.5 million project will connect West Sims Way and Discovery Road.

Hayes Fire eats another 1,500 acres of Olympic National Park

Hayes Fire eats another 1,500 acres of Olympic National Park

Warm, dry weather has contributed to its explosive return.

Hayes Fire eats another 1,500 acres of Olympic National Park
Air Affaire ready for takeoff for fourth year

Air Affaire ready for takeoff for fourth year

Airplanes, balloons and classic cars will fill Sequim Valley Airport for the two-day Olympic Peninsula Air Affaire.

Air Affaire ready for takeoff for fourth year

Paint the Peninsula reception on Saturday at Port Angeles Fine Arts Center

On display will be artists’ impressions of the outdoor beauty of the North Olympic Peninsula.