Jefferson County

Port Angeles businesses get letter threatening blacklisting over fluoridation

Businesses in Port Angeles that serve tap water to their customers have received an unsigned letter threatening them with being blacklisted if… Continue reading

Senators oppose plan to hike national park entrance fees

Both of Washington state’s U.S. senators have signed a letter opposing a proposal to raise peak season entrance fees to $70 per private vehicle at… Continue reading

Port Angeles Harbor cleanup completion target now stands at 2029-32

Port Angeles Harbor cleanup completion target now stands at 2029-32

The environmental cleanup of Port Angeles Harbor’s polluted sediment west of the former Rayonier Pulp Mill site might not be completed until… Continue reading

Port Angeles Harbor cleanup completion target now stands at 2029-32
Autumn colors to shine in Port Townsend Art Walk on Saturday

Autumn colors to shine in Port Townsend Art Walk on Saturday

Seeking adventure, Beverly McNeil moved to a remote village in Alaska in her 20s. There, she assumed the role of sole health… Continue reading

Autumn colors to shine in Port Townsend Art Walk on Saturday
Woodworkers bring a good turn to Port Townsend on Saturday, Sunday

Woodworkers bring a good turn to Port Townsend on Saturday, Sunday

Artisans will present a variety of wood-wrought items and arts at the 12th annual Port Townsend Woodworkers Show. They include furniture and… Continue reading

Woodworkers bring a good turn to Port Townsend on Saturday, Sunday

Chimacum High School graduation rates on the rise

Chimacum High School saw growth in its graduation rates and held rates higher than the state average, according to new data released by… Continue reading

Port Angeles, Sequim schools on two-hour delay for snow

The Port Angeles and Sequim school districts are operating on a two-hour delay this morning due to snow. Buses are running on snow routes in… Continue reading

Fundraisers, ducks, movies upcoming on Peninsula

A United Way fundraiser in Port Angeles and a donkey basketball game in Sequim are among upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also… Continue reading

The Christmas Bizarre season is upon us now. Seven organizations have their bizarres this first weekend in November. Pictured here is preparation for the bizarre at the First Baptist Church in 2016. Kim Luker (l) and Robin Sweeney look over the many jars of handmade jams and jellies especially made for the public sale. dlogan

Handmade items, food featured at holiday bazaars

With just seven weeks left to finish holiday shopping, a variety of North Olympic Peninsula bazaars and fairs offers everything from stockingstuffers to larger gifts.… Continue reading

The Christmas Bizarre season is upon us now. Seven organizations have their bizarres this first weekend in November. Pictured here is preparation for the bizarre at the First Baptist Church in 2016. Kim Luker (l) and Robin Sweeney look over the many jars of handmade jams and jellies especially made for the public sale. dlogan

LETTER: Education the key to proper gun-owning responsibility, not legislation

To comment on the letter “Gun control action” in the Oct. 12 edition of the Peninsula Daily News, first, my heart grieves for all the… Continue reading

LETTER: Jefferson’s Prop 1 small yet big investment for community

Are you concerned about rising rents and housing prices? Do you know someone who has had trouble finding an affordable place to live? Do you… Continue reading

LETTER: Van Hoover a chance for new blood on commission

There is concern “we don’t need another health care person.” The current Jefferson Healthcare commissioners have long-term connections to the hospital and/or to the commission.… Continue reading

LETTER: Vote Van Hoover for hospital commission

Now it’s time to think critically about your choice for Jefferson Healthcare hospital commissioner. Both candidates are intelligent, thoughtful people. If the job were more… Continue reading

Rain City Ramblers head to Coyle stage

An acoustic trio, the Rain City Ramblers, will take the stage in the latest installment of the Concerts in the Woods series. The… Continue reading

Stories to warm up chilly autumn night take place in new Port Townsend venue

As the nights grow cold, stories are set to warm the soul. First Friday Story Night is back and taking place in… Continue reading

Wooden Boat Fest’s ‘roaring success’ in First Friday Lecture

The first Wooden Boat Festival was expected to attract 800 people. Rather, it brought 3,000, along with 200 boats. Every year thereafter… Continue reading

Olympic Peninsula Korean War vets take part in Puget Sound Honor Flight

Olympic Peninsula Korean War vets take part in Puget Sound Honor Flight

Five members of the Olympic Peninsula’s Korean War Veterans Association reflected on their service at the war memorials, monuments and military museums in… Continue reading

Olympic Peninsula Korean War vets take part in Puget Sound Honor Flight

LETTER: Van Hoover would bring balance to hospital board

First, consider the math. Now, consider the fact that Jefferson Healthcare, a publicly owned and operated institution, has had a three-to-two split board. One faction… Continue reading

Port Townsend businesses getting ‘good at handling floods’

Port Townsend businesses getting ‘good at handling floods’

Cellar Door is good at handling floods due to its location in the basement of an old building, but a storm drain… Continue reading

Port Townsend businesses getting ‘good at handling floods’

Foot, ankle health topic of wellness forum

Dr. Dekker McKeever, a doctor of podiatric medicine, will present a free WOW! Working on Wellness forum on foot and ankle health Nov.… Continue reading