Jefferson County

NEWS BRIEFS: Planning commissioner sought in Sequim … and other items

The Sequim City Council is currently seeking applicants for a vacancy on the planning commission. This is a four-year term expiring in January… Continue reading

AP-NORC Poll: U.S. teens disillusioned, divided by politics

AP-NORC Poll: U.S. teens disillusioned, divided by politics

In the days after President Donald Trump’s election, thousands of teenagers across the nation walked out… Continue reading

AP-NORC Poll: U.S. teens disillusioned, divided by politics

PAT NEAL: The seeds of our fishless halibut fishery

IT WAS ANOTHER tough week in the news for the diminishing breed of fishing-license buyers who insist on fishing in Washington. Oregon has a halibut… Continue reading

“I suffered the whole time”: Sequim man, found safe, tells story of surviving in car for five days

“I suffered the whole time”: Sequim man, found safe, tells story of surviving in car for five days

He thought he was as good as dead. Richard Jones, 69, of Sunland near Sequim was trapped in his car for five days… Continue reading

“I suffered the whole time”: Sequim man, found safe, tells story of surviving in car for five days
Olympic Medical Center limiting surgeries after sterilization equipment malfunctions

Olympic Medical Center limiting surgeries after sterilization equipment malfunctions

Olympic Medical Center’s Operating Department has temporarily stopped performing non-emergent and elective surgeries after a sterilization machine malfunctioned. An ultrasonic sterilization machine,… Continue reading

Olympic Medical Center limiting surgeries after sterilization equipment malfunctions
Inslee expresses concern over health care following meeting

Inslee expresses concern over health care following meeting

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said Monday that health care discussions at a weekend meeting of the National Governors Association in Washington, D.C.,… Continue reading

Inslee expresses concern over health care following meeting

NEWS BRIEFS: Tuna drive begins Wednesday in Port Angeles … and other items

The 23rd annual Community Tuna Fish Drive to benefit local food banks will be held from Wednesday until Monday, April 17. Individuals, businesses, clubs, churches… Continue reading

Clallam health officer highlights needle exchange’s progress

Clallam health officer highlights needle exchange’s progress

About 400 people in Clallam County use the county’s syringe exchange, which is intended to save lives and reduce the risk of… Continue reading

Clallam health officer highlights needle exchange’s progress

Key City’s PlayFest continues with one-act plays, workshops

The 21st annual PlayFest, a production featuring one-act plays written by local playwrights, kicks off Thursday at the Key City Playhouse. PlayFest… Continue reading

LETTERS: Port of Port Angeles leaders need to change or leave

I want to fire the Port of Port Angeles. We need to build a hotel and conference center where PenPly was and welcome cruise ships… Continue reading

State official urges Port Townsend students toward maritime industry opportunities

State official urges Port Townsend students toward maritime industry opportunities

The state lead for maritime sector economic development wants students to know there are opportunities waiting for them on and around the… Continue reading

State official urges Port Townsend students toward maritime industry opportunities
In face of delays, finicky wind, Shipwrights Regatta kicks off sailing season

In face of delays, finicky wind, Shipwrights Regatta kicks off sailing season

Despite delays and changing winds, the 26th annual Shipwrights’ Regatta kicked off the sailing season on Port Townsend Bay, with local boats… Continue reading

In face of delays, finicky wind, Shipwrights Regatta kicks off sailing season
EYE ON OLYMPIA: School funding, levy cliff remain top issues for legislators

EYE ON OLYMPIA: School funding, levy cliff remain top issues for legislators

The House has approved its long-awaited public education funding proposal with a 50-47 vote. Rep. Mike Chapman, D-Port Angeles, explained that the bill… Continue reading

EYE ON OLYMPIA: School funding, levy cliff remain top issues for legislators

Elwha River bridge open houses set Tuesday in Forks, Port Angeles

State Department of Transportation officials will review the status and future of the U.S. Highway 101 Elwha River bridge in a pair… Continue reading

Final vote tallies certified for special elections on Peninsula levies

Special elections across the North Olympic Peninsula — in which voters approved five levies across four public school districts — have been… Continue reading

Clallam Sheriff’s Office seeks help in finding burglary suspect

Clallam Sheriff’s Office seeks help in finding burglary suspect

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office is asking the community for help in finding a burglary suspect. The Sheriff’s Office says 25-year-old Jonathan… Continue reading

Clallam Sheriff’s Office seeks help in finding burglary suspect

NEWS BRIEFS: Free smoke detectors are available … and other items

The Port Angeles Fire Department is giving free smoke/carbon monoxide detector alarms to people in the community unable to afford one. The… Continue reading

Port of Port Angeles: Grant for air service needs closer look

Port of Port Angeles: Grant for air service needs closer look

The Port of Port Angeles’ effort to regain commercial air service from Port Angeles to Seattle has to overcome another hurdle before… Continue reading

Port of Port Angeles: Grant for air service needs closer look

EYE ON JEFFERSON: Port Townsend School Board to take input Monday on naming new elementary school

The Port Townsend School Board will take public input on the naming of the new elementary school when it meets Monday. The special meeting will… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Let’s look forward as temperatures rise, days lengthen

WHAT A FABULOUS event the Northwest Flower &Garden Show really is, especially when shared with a busload of Olympic Peninsula gardeners. Deadlines for this article… Continue reading