Jefferson County

‘The Accidental Death of an Anarchist’ opens tonight

Port Townsend High School students will perform an Italian satire, “The Accidental Death of an Anarchist,” throughout November. The show opens tonight… Continue reading

Award-winning songwriter takes the stage today in Port Townsend

Award-winning songwriter takes the stage today in Port Townsend

Folk singer and award-winning songwriter Larry Murante will perform at Rainshadow Recording Studio tonight. Murante will take the stage in Building 315… Continue reading

Award-winning songwriter takes the stage today in Port Townsend

Brazilian duo, jazz saxophonist to perform in Port Townsend

Brazilian duo Amilton Godoy and Léa Freire and jazz saxophonist Harvey Wainapel will perform from 7:30 to 9:30 tonight at First Baptist… Continue reading

Dwindling fish runs topic of Port Townsend lecture

Salmon smolt and juvenile steelhead survival will be the subject of the Port Townsend Marine Science Center’s lecture Sunday afternoon. “Sharing the… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Find true peace as children of God

IT IS ALWAYS nice to find out about something that improves your day or your life. It might be a particular author that suddenly grabs… Continue reading

Levy for housing goes down; both advocates, foes say some solution to housing crunch is needed

Voters in Jefferson County rejected Proposition 1, which would levy property tax to establish a fund for affordable housing, with a vote… Continue reading

McComas ahead in Jefferson Healthcare board race; Van Hoover awaits next count

McComas ahead in Jefferson Healthcare board race; Van Hoover awaits next count

Bruce McComas holds a narrow lead over Cheri Van Hoover in the contest for a Jefferson Healthcare hospital commission seat after the… Continue reading

McComas ahead in Jefferson Healthcare board race; Van Hoover awaits next count

Discovery Bay, Oak Bay opened to shellfish harvesting

Discovery Bay in Jefferson and Clallam counties is now open for all harvesting of shellfish except for butter clams and varnish clams,… Continue reading

Brad Clinefelter

One incumbent in, the other teeters in port races

Incumbent Pete Hanke apparently will keep his seat as a commissioner for the Port of Port Townsend after winning 62 percent of… Continue reading

Brad Clinefelter
Jefferson County commissioners clear changes to Chimacum Creek no-shooting area

Jefferson County commissioners clear changes to Chimacum Creek no-shooting area

The Jefferson County commissioners approved changes to a no-shooting ordinance already in place around lower Chimacum Creek in Irondale in an effort to… Continue reading

Jefferson County commissioners clear changes to Chimacum Creek no-shooting area

Discovery Bay fire department levy vote close

The initial count of ballots Tuesday saw a maintenance and operations levy for Discovery Bay Volunteer Fire and Rescue being rejected by… Continue reading

Britni Duncan

Fire district elections show some clear winners

Clallam-Jefferson Fire Protection District 3 appointee Steven Chinn apparently was elected against Sean Ryan for the short- and full-term, six-year Position 2 seat after the… Continue reading

Britni Duncan
Janet Campbell

Initial count results told for Peninsula school contests

Across school districts in Clallam and Jefferson counties, the first count of general election ballots has been tallied. The second count of Clallam County ballots… Continue reading

Janet Campbell

LETTER: I can live with Fort Discovery’s proposed move to Port Townsend area

As an avid angler and summer swimmer in Tarboo Lake, when I heard that Fort Discovery Inc. was planning to build a shooting and recreation… Continue reading

LETTER: Murray using fear to get support for bill

Hats off to an intelligent and caring parent. The Peninsula Daily News’ Oct. 22 letter “Fearmongering” used facts and statistics against a politician looking for… Continue reading

Washington Democrats win key Senate race in Washington

Washington Democrats win key Senate race in Washington

Washington Democrats have won a key state Senate race that puts them back in charge of both legislative chambers for the first time… Continue reading

Washington Democrats win key Senate race in Washington
Housing measure fails in first count of Jefferson ballots; McComas in lead

Housing measure fails in first count of Jefferson ballots; McComas in lead

A measure to raise the taxes of property owners to help pay for homes for others was overwhelmingly rejected in the first count of ballots… Continue reading

Housing measure fails in first count of Jefferson ballots; McComas in lead

Port Townsend City Council considers amended version of tax increase

The Port Townsend City Council has approved on a first reading an amended version of an ordinance that would raise property taxes… Continue reading

Clallam, Jefferson transit schedules set for Veterans Day

Clallam Transit buses will operate on regular schedules on Veterans Day, while Jefferson Transit will not run buses Saturday. Regular fixed route, dial-a-ride, Clallam Connect… Continue reading