Jefferson County

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department hires strategic plan consultant

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department hires strategic plan consultant

After two years of studies, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department has hired a consultant to begin working on the department’s strategic plan.… Continue reading

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department hires strategic plan consultant
Fourth time around for winners of Port Townsend gingerbread house contest

Fourth time around for winners of Port Townsend gingerbread house contest

The Kuzma family and their friends have notched a fourth win in four years by claiming first place in the Port Townsend… Continue reading

Fourth time around for winners of Port Townsend gingerbread house contest
State Senate upgrades tech for first blind lieutenant governor

State Senate upgrades tech for first blind lieutenant governor

As Washington state prepares to swear in its first blind lieutenant governor, the Senate has undergone… Continue reading

State Senate upgrades tech for first blind lieutenant governor
Emergency repair of Port Hudson breakwater to begin Monday

Emergency repair of Port Hudson breakwater to begin Monday

Emergency repairs of the Port Townsend Boat Haven breakwater in Port Townsend are scheduled to begin Monday. Minimal disturbance to the marina’s… Continue reading

Emergency repair of Port Hudson breakwater to begin Monday

Clallam school districts announce schedule changes due to snow

School districts in Clallam County have announced the following schedule changes due to snow Tuesday morning: • Port Angeles School District: Buses on snow routes.… Continue reading

Bipartisan schools funding plan proves elusive as state Legislature convenes

Bipartisan schools funding plan proves elusive as state Legislature convenes

As state lawmakers officially convened their 105-day legislative session Monday, a task force… Continue reading

Bipartisan schools funding plan proves elusive as state Legislature convenes

NEWS BRIEFS: Arts to Elders show slated … and other items

Arts to Elders will present Pami-Sue and the Raindance Kid with special guest star Clarence the Bear today from 2:30 p.m. to… Continue reading

WEST END NEIGHBOR: Community celebrates drugstore owner

WEST END NEIGHBOR: Community celebrates drugstore owner

“STAN THE MAN.” So read the words in the center of a photographic display on a table at the Forks Rainforest Arts Center. The photos… Continue reading

WEST END NEIGHBOR: Community celebrates drugstore owner
Education funding is top priority as state Legislature starts session today

Education funding is top priority as state Legislature starts session today

Lawmakers kick off the 2017 legislative session today with few Capitol watchers expecting that they’ll finish… Continue reading

Education funding is top priority as state Legislature starts session today
“Bastards y Diablos” to be screened in Port Townsend on Tuesday

“Bastards y Diablos” to be screened in Port Townsend on Tuesday

Actor and recent Port Townsend Film Festival Fellowship award winner Andrew Perez will screen his film “Bastards y Diablos” at 7 p.m.… Continue reading

“Bastards y Diablos” to be screened in Port Townsend on Tuesday

Strike by West Coast crab fishermen ends after 11 days

An 11-day strike by thousands of West Coast crab fishermen has ended after a successful negotiation of prices with… Continue reading

Report: Salmon are in trouble, with most below recovery goals

Report: Salmon are in trouble, with most below recovery goals

Salmon throughout most of Washington state are in trouble, and will need continued investment by state, federal and local organizations if they… Continue reading

Report: Salmon are in trouble, with most below recovery goals

NEWS BRIEFS: World War II veteran to speak in Port Townsend; Convention of States rally set

Kala Point resident Ed Carr will speak Wednesday about his days stationed at Fort Worden in the early 1940s. Carr, a World… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Remember the three tenets of pruning

SO ONCE AGAIN, happy New Year. We start a whole new gardening year and right now it is so perfectly cold, it’s ideal for the… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Bohemian waxwing sightings get 2017 off to a good start

CEDAR WAXWINGS ARE regular visitors and resident birds in Western Washington. They are unpredictable but they do show up at various times throughout the year.… Continue reading

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Wind Rose Cellars closed through Feb. 2 … and other items

Wind Rose Cellars, 143 W. Washington St., will be closed from today through Thursday, Feb. 2. The tasting room will reopen Friday, Feb.… 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… Continue reading

Fire destroys car in Port Townsend

Fire destroys car in Port Townsend

A car burst into flames and was destroyed on San Juan Avenue in Port Townsend. The driver of the car, Jacob Wilford,… Continue reading

Fire destroys car in Port Townsend

HELP LINE: Resolution suggestions for the unresolved

HERE WE ARE on Jan. 8 and while some of us are actually succeeding in achieving our 2017 New Year’s resolutions (bravo), some of us… Continue reading

Home Fund helps Port Townsend family tackle unexpected expense’s damage

Home Fund helps Port Townsend family tackle unexpected expense’s damage

By Diane Urbani de la Paz For Peninsula Daily News EDITOR’S NOTE: For 28 years, Peninsula Daily News readers in Jefferson and Clallam counties have… Continue reading

Home Fund helps Port Townsend family tackle unexpected expense’s damage