Jefferson County

A woman holds a sign amidst a sea of pink caps before a women’s march Saturday in Seattle. Women across the Pacific Northwest marched in solidarity with the Women’s March on Washington and to send a message in support of women’s rights and other causes. (Elaine Thompson/The Associated Press)

Women across Pacific Northwest march for women, other causes

Nancy Davenport marched on Washington 28 years ago to stand up for women’s equality. The 72-year-old was… Continue reading

A woman holds a sign amidst a sea of pink caps before a women’s march Saturday in Seattle. Women across the Pacific Northwest marched in solidarity with the Women’s March on Washington and to send a message in support of women’s rights and other causes. (Elaine Thompson/The Associated Press)
DNR buys forested slopes above Tarboo Bay for long-term conservation

DNR buys forested slopes above Tarboo Bay for long-term conservation

The Dabob Bay Natural Area has been expanded by 159 acres. Pope Resources sold 159 acres to the state Department of Natural Resources… Continue reading

DNR buys forested slopes above Tarboo Bay for long-term conservation

NEWS BRIEFS: Magnitude 3.7 quake hits near Quinault … and other items

The U.S. Geological Survey said an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.7 occurred in the Olympic Peninsula at about noon Sunday, but… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Taking a better look at cormorants

SOMETIMES IT FEELS like cormorants are birds that get overlooked. They aren’t small. They’re actually one of the largest birds on the water. Perhaps it… Continue reading

Freeland man dies in Highway 19 wreck

Freeland man dies in Highway 19 wreck

A 66-year-old Freeland man died in a three-car wreck on state Highway 19 between Chimacum and Port Ludlow that backed up traffic… Continue reading

Freeland man dies in Highway 19 wreck

A GROWING CONCERN: Time to dust off the houseplants

WHAT A DIFFERENCE a week can make. The snow is gone, melted by the rain, so the plants are watered and the grass is green.… Continue reading

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Holistic nutrition teacher to talk on winter vegetables in Sequim this Saturday … and other items

Holistic nutrition educator Julia Buggy will speak on “Getting the Most from Your Winter Veggies” at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at Nash’s… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Twice-monthly breakfast meetings are held at 11:45 a.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at… Continue reading

Fire damages Port Hadlock house

Fire damages Port Hadlock house

Investigators were focusing their efforts on wiring in the attic above a bedroom in a Port Hadlock house damaged in a house… Continue reading

Fire damages Port Hadlock house

HELP LINE: Remember to be careful online

not because I think there’s something wrong with it, but simply because I don’t have… Continue reading

LETTER: Cal Thomas an ignorant choice as regular conservative columnist

I appreciate the fact that, as a local newspaper, the Peninsula Daily News tries to maintain a balance between liberal and conservative opinions. I do… Continue reading

LETTER: Here’s a better idea than Inslee’s daft carbon emissions tax proposal

hefty taxes on carbon emissions from fossil fuels for paying the education burden — is merely the best example… Continue reading

LETTER: It’s a better time for self-reflection than mocking Obama’s reign

Of late, I’ve read a few letters mocking President Obama, describing him as an “incompetent radical” [“Obama ‘pathetic,’” Jan. 15, Peninsula Voices] and portraying his… Continue reading

LETTER: Let’s help protect one of our most valuable commodities, local health care

Regardless of how you feel about the health care insurance controversy, I think we can agree we need to protect such valuable area resources as… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Acts sought for Port Angeles fundraiser in March … and other items

The Port Angeles Community Players are seeking entertainers for a fundraiser for the organization March 18. “We are looking for musicians, singers,… Continue reading

PENINSULA KITCHEN: Enjoy dinner for breakfast

IS THERE ANYONE out there who hasn’t heard about the importance of breakfast? Everyone from your grandmother to your neuroscientist is telling you that eating… Continue reading

Republicans celebrate, hope for brighter future

Republicans in Clallam and Jefferson counties celebrated the inauguration of Donald Trump as president and talked of their hopes for eased business regulations, more freedom… Continue reading

Some 300 protesters march in Port Townsend

Some 300 protesters march in Port Townsend

Hundreds of Peninsula residents came to Port Townsend to march in one of the multitude of women’s marches that occurred across the… Continue reading

Some 300 protesters march in Port Townsend

EYE ON JEFFERSON: County to consider grants to nonprofits

The three Jefferson County commissioners will consider grants to nonprofits when they meet Monday. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. in commissioners’ chambers at… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Keeping water troughs from freezing is paramount

HORSEPLAY: Keeping water troughs from freezing is paramount

EVER FELT AS if you’re dying of thirst? It literally could happen. Water. All creatures great and small need it to survive. In general, both… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Keeping water troughs from freezing is paramount