Jefferson County

Volunteers work to sign up Jefferson County residents for health insurance

Volunteers work to sign up Jefferson County residents for health insurance

A group of volunteers is working in Jefferson County to spread the word that it’s not too late to sign up for… Continue reading

Volunteers work to sign up Jefferson County residents for health insurance
Investigators ask if engineer in deadly Amtrak wreck was distracted

Investigators ask if engineer in deadly Amtrak wreck was distracted

Federal investigators in the deadly Amtrak wreck want to know whether the engineer was… Continue reading

Investigators ask if engineer in deadly Amtrak wreck was distracted

LETTER: Write to Congress, Park Service over proposed hikes

Oppose park fee hikes Last year was the centennial of our National Park System. “America’s best idea” was the phrase trumpeted around the anniversary, according… Continue reading

Investigators: Train was speeding 50 mph over limit before deadly wreck

Investigators: Train was speeding 50 mph over limit before deadly wreck

The Amtrak train that plunged off an overpass south of Seattle,… Continue reading

Investigators: Train was speeding 50 mph over limit before deadly wreck

Jefferson County’s yearlong ban on shooting ranges puts D’Amico proposal on hold

Jefferson County commissioners will begin forming a citizens’ advisory committee in January to address shooting-range issues after they imposed a maximum yearlong… Continue reading

Formal and fun holiday songs featured in Thursday concert

The Choral Belles, an all-woman chorale, will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday for Trinity United Methodist Church’s annual Christmas Candlelight Concert. Doors… Continue reading

DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: Another kind of year-end list

THE WORDS OF Salvadoran priest Oscar Romero (1917-1980) are a salve to me, a meditation to which I return. “It helps, now and then, to… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: One man injured in semi wreck … and other items

A Kent man involved in a single-vehicle wreck Monday evening about six miles south of Brinnon at milepost 312 was not injured, the… Continue reading

Jefferson commissioners approve bid for streaming meetings

Jefferson commissioners approve bid for streaming meetings

The Jefferson County commissioners approved a bid Monday to set up a live-streaming service that will allow people to watch meetings from… Continue reading

Jefferson commissioners approve bid for streaming meetings
Vouchers for daily life: Home Fund helps young families

Vouchers for daily life: Home Fund helps young families

Diana Assumpcao reached into her file cabinet and pulled out a manila folder bulging with papers, measuring almost three inches thick. A… Continue reading

Vouchers for daily life: Home Fund helps young families

Jefferson County to have special meeting today

The Jefferson County Board of Commissioners will hold a special meeting for an executive session today at 10 a.m. The meeting will… Continue reading

Winter storm warning issued for Olympic Mountains

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for the Olympic Mountains above 3,000 feet, including Hurricane Ridge. The winter… Continue reading

Several killed when Amtrak train hurtles from overpass

Several killed when Amtrak train hurtles from overpass

An Amtrak train making the first-ever run along a faster new… Continue reading

Several killed when Amtrak train hurtles from overpass
State terminates Cooke’s lease for Port Angeles salmon farm

State terminates Cooke’s lease for Port Angeles salmon farm

Meetings are expected to begin this week between the state Department of Natural Resources and Cooke Aquaculture Pacific on plans to shut… Continue reading

State terminates Cooke’s lease for Port Angeles salmon farm
Port Townsend Main Street plans campaign to help businesses during construction

Port Townsend Main Street plans campaign to help businesses during construction

The Port Townsend Main Street Program has a plan to help downtown businesses thrive during the 6-month Water Street Enhancement Project construction… Continue reading

Port Townsend Main Street plans campaign to help businesses during construction

Bremerton police officers shot; suspect killed by return fire

Two Bremerton police officers were shot and the suspect killed Sunday morning. Police said the officers contacted Willie Mccord shortly before 2 a.m.… Continue reading

EYE ON JEFFERSON: County to consider Conservation Futures

The three Jefferson County commissioners will consider beginning the 2018 Conservation Futures funding cycle when they meet Monday. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m.… Continue reading

Christmas Bird Counts begin on Olympic Peninsula

Christmas Bird Counts begin on Olympic Peninsula

“Widgeons … mallards … we got some scaups … we have a bunch of American coots, a great blue heron … one… Continue reading

Christmas Bird Counts begin on Olympic Peninsula

Click here for today’s e-edition of the Peninsula Daily News

Due to vendor issues, the e-edition of today’s Peninsula Daily News is not available in its usual place on our homepage. The following links will… Continue reading

Peninsula Home Fund provides ‘just a little bit more to get by’

Peninsula Home Fund provides ‘just a little bit more to get by’

When life gives you crates of lemons with no way to juice them, how do you make lemonade? Billi and Eric Smoot… Continue reading

Peninsula Home Fund provides ‘just a little bit more to get by’