Jefferson County

LETTER: Our nation’s leader could be the one to cause World War III

The leader of our nation is causing so much havoc, it could lead to another world war. This war will be on our shores. The… Continue reading

LETTER: Social leveling victimizes the very people it’s supposed to benefit

Plato said, “Free people are not equal. Equal people are not free.” Taxation, regulation and control diminish competition, vital to provide the best quality, variety… Continue reading

LETTER: We shouldn’t reward migrants’ cowardliness with sanctuary

Nowhere in the U.S. Constitution does it say that the United States of America is the depository for those who shirk their duty to control… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Memorial for lost Coast Guard crew planned today in La Push … and other items

A service commemorating a Coast Guard crew that lost their lives 20 years ago is planned today. The service will be at… Continue reading

Port Townsend to mull sanctuary city status

The city council will consider a resolution Monday that would make Port Townsend a sanctuary city. The action is proposed because of… Continue reading

Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship offers free classes

Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will offer free Adult Learning Programs from Monday to June 9. Offerings are designed to meet a variety… Continue reading

Trump attacks on judiciary raise safety concerns for judges

Trump attacks on judiciary raise safety concerns for judges

When a judge who helped derail President Donald Trump’s travel ban was hit with online threats, the… Continue reading

Trump attacks on judiciary raise safety concerns for judges
Jefferson Public Utility District says newest audit clean

Jefferson Public Utility District says newest audit clean

The Jefferson County Public Utility District received a clean audit report on its 2015 finances, a welcome change from the troubling audit… Continue reading

Jefferson Public Utility District says newest audit clean

State House, Senate bills aim at fulfilling REAL ID requirements

Your driver’s license might not fly with airport security in less than a year’s time if the state fails to meet federal identification… Continue reading

Jefferson County commissioners Kate Dean, David Sullivan and Kathleen Kler sign a human rights proclamation for Jefferson County at their meeting Monday morning. (Cydney McFarland/Peninsula Daily News)

Jefferson County commissioners approve human rights proclamation

Jefferson County commissioners unanimously voted Monday to adopt a human rights proclamation, drawing applause from the more than 60 people who braved… Continue reading

Jefferson County commissioners Kate Dean, David Sullivan and Kathleen Kler sign a human rights proclamation for Jefferson County at their meeting Monday morning. (Cydney McFarland/Peninsula Daily News)
Heart of Service nominations accepted now

Heart of Service nominations accepted now

NOW IS THE time to nominate your local hero. We are looking for people who make a difference in Jefferson County, individuals who have made… Continue reading

Heart of Service nominations accepted now
Are Clallam, Jefferson sanctuary counties? Here’s your answer

Are Clallam, Jefferson sanctuary counties? Here’s your answer

North Olympic Peninsula residents have nothing to fear from President Donald Trump’s Jan. 25 executive order that threatens sanctuary counties and cities with a loss… Continue reading

Are Clallam, Jefferson sanctuary counties? Here’s your answer
Convicted double-murderer files high court appeal

Convicted double-murderer files high court appeal

Michael J. Pierce has filed an appeal to the state Supreme Court over a 2014 ruling that found him guilty of double-murder… Continue reading

Convicted double-murderer files high court appeal
Port of Port Townsend approves moorage rate hike

Port of Port Townsend approves moorage rate hike

Port of Port Townsend commissioners voted unanimously to implement moorage rate hikes this spring to help pay for a long list of… Continue reading

Port of Port Townsend approves moorage rate hike
Dakota Access Pipeline protest resumes in Port Townsend

Dakota Access Pipeline protest resumes in Port Townsend

Protesters are returning to Sims Way to protest Wells Fargo and Chase banks’ investments in the Dakota Access Pipeline now that the… Continue reading

Dakota Access Pipeline protest resumes in Port Townsend
The Pacific Northwest Interfaith Amigos — from left, Imam Jamal Rahman, Pastor Dave Brown and Rabbi Ted Falcon — will speak on the North Olympic Peninsula on Saturday and Sunday. (Barb Laski)

Pacific Northwest Interfaith Amigos to speak on Peninsula this weekend

The Pacific Northwest Interfaith Amigos will present lectures on the North Olympic Peninsula on Saturday and Sunday. Imam Jamal Rahman and Rabbi Ted Falcon of… Continue reading

The Pacific Northwest Interfaith Amigos — from left, Imam Jamal Rahman, Pastor Dave Brown and Rabbi Ted Falcon — will speak on the North Olympic Peninsula on Saturday and Sunday. (Barb Laski)
Lonnie Mardis will perform at Concerts in the Woods on Sunday.

A founder of New Age music to perform in Coyle this Sunday

One of the original Windham Hill Artists from the beginnings of New Age music will perform as part of the ongoing Concerts in… Continue reading

Lonnie Mardis will perform at Concerts in the Woods on Sunday.

Freddy Pink to perform at Wonderland Masquerade Ball this Saturday

On the weekend before Valentine’s Day, Key City Public Theatre invites patrons to fall in love all over again at the second… Continue reading

Hearts in Bloom dinner set Saturday in Port Townsend

Saturday’s Hearts in Bloom dinner will benefit the Jumping Mouse Children’s Center. The dinner — sponsored by Jefferson Healthcare and Pane d’Amore… Continue reading

Hoot and Holler to play dance, concert in Port Townsend this weekend

Hoot and Holler will inspire fancy footwork and toe-tapping while performing for a dance and a concert this weekend. The duo of… Continue reading