Jefferson County

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

Seattle lawsuit challenges bar on entry of refugee’s family

A Somali refugee living in Washington state is asking a federal judge to let his wife and… Continue reading

Western governors want federal help in invasive mussel fight

Western governors want federal help in invasive mussel fight

Governors of 19 Western states are pressing the federal government to do more to prevent the… Continue reading

Western governors want federal help in invasive mussel fight
East Jefferson Fire-Rescue delays on hiring new chief

East Jefferson Fire-Rescue delays on hiring new chief

It will likely be weeks before East Jefferson Fire-Rescue picks a replacement for Chief Gordon Pomeroy, who is scheduled to retire at… Continue reading

East Jefferson Fire-Rescue delays on hiring new chief

LETTER: Ferguson’s legal tests show his bias and partiality

As a retired lawyer, I view Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s test of whether to file another suit against the president a little differently (“State AG… Continue reading

LETTERS: Doesn’t see sense in anti-police stance of NFL players

The November Reader’s Digest contains an article called, “The Nicest Places in America,” which shows a completely different view of America than you see in… Continue reading

PAT NEAL: The (honestly true!) fishing report

“HOW’S THE FISHING?” If I only had a dollar for every time I answered that question. Inquiring minds want to know before they go if… Continue reading

General election ballots due across Peninsula

General election ballots due across Peninsula

The 2017 general election is today. Ballots must be postmarked today or dropped off no later than 8 p.m. at one of several drop boxes… Continue reading

General election ballots due across Peninsula

Women sign letter calling for change at Washington Capitol

More than 170 women — including lobbyists and lawmakers — signed a letter Monday calling for… Continue reading