Jefferson County

Almost 46 percent return ballots in Jefferson County

Nearly 46 percent of registered voters in Jefferson County have returned ballots in the Nov. 8 general election. The Jefferson County Auditor’s… Continue reading

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Broker earns national real estate award; bank employee promoted

Doc Reiss, managing broker with Town & Country Real Estate, has been awarded the Certified Residential Specialist Designation by the Council of… Continue reading

LETTER: As a state representative, Mike Chapman would be bipartisan

I’ll make this short. I urge you to vote for Mike Chapman for 24th District state representative. He has worked in a bipartisan way to… Continue reading

LETTER: Here’s why your vote really does matter

• To stop the people, special interests and corporations who are relentlessly using our political system to take what they want and make everybody else… Continue reading

LETTER: Jill Stein the only presidential candidate who’d help save our Earth

A letter to the editor published Thursday, “For Jill Stein,” was a clearly written summary of the 2016 Democratic presidential campaign. Letter-writer Therese “Tree” Stokan… Continue reading

LETTER: Vote to break the stranglehold liberals have on the state of Washington

Citizens of Clallam County, arise, get up. Exercise your right to vote, which is just another word for freedom. For too long, the western and… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Garbage service change-fee waived for two-week period in Port Angeles … and other items

Port Angeles residential garbage customers will have a two-week period to change their garbage service without incurring the usual $30 service fee.… Continue reading

Report: Washington state’s background check system needs fix

Washington state’s system for conducting background checks on people trying to buy firearms is fragmented and “specific… Continue reading

Peninsula beaches on Strait open for most types of shellfish harvesting

Peninsula beaches on Strait open for most types of shellfish harvesting

All Clallam County beaches on the Strait of Juan de Fuca, from Cape Flattery to the Jefferson County line, have been re-opened… Continue reading

Peninsula beaches on Strait open for most types of shellfish harvesting
Crack found in Elwha River bridge pier; span remains open while crews monitor

Crack found in Elwha River bridge pier; span remains open while crews monitor

State Department of Transportation officials now have more concerns about the Elwha River bridge on U.S. Highway 101 west of Port Angeles… Continue reading

Crack found in Elwha River bridge pier; span remains open while crews monitor
Animals rescued from Gardiner property recovered and ready for adoption

Animals rescued from Gardiner property recovered and ready for adoption

Dogs, chickens and goats found living in squalid conditions in Gardiner earlier this year and taken to area shelters have recovered and are… Continue reading

Animals rescued from Gardiner property recovered and ready for adoption

Gardiner woman’s animal ownership restricted after dogs, goats and chickens seized

The owner of animals seized from a property in Gardiner has entered into a court contract restricting her to one animal. Nataliya Nivens… Continue reading

Comprehensive plan meeting set tonight in Brinnon

A community open house on updates to Jefferson County’s comprehensive plan is planned in Brinnon tonight. The meeting will be from 6:30 p.m.… Continue reading

Body found in water near Irondale identified as Wisconsin man

The man whose body was recovered from the water near Irondale has been identified by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department, but the cause… Continue reading

LETTER: Be aware of carbon tax initiative proponent’s position on I-732

Bruce Lippke, professor emeritus of the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences of the University of Washington, presented arguments that the forest product producers should… Continue reading

LETTER: Justice Wiggin’s strong moral character merits re-election to state Supreme Court

A political action committee is throwing hundreds of thousands of dollars to defeat Justice Charlie Wiggins’ re-election to the state Supreme Court. The PAC claims… Continue reading

LETTER: Offensive Halloween displays mimic tragedies of the past

I enjoy the displays in front yards getting ready for Halloween but strongly protest the one that has two shrouded bodies hanging by the neck.… Continue reading

LETTER: There’s no comparison between Harriet Tubman and Hillary Clinton; vote Jill Stein instead

Any comparison between Harriet Tubman and Hillary Clinton [“For Clinton,” Peninsula Voices, Oct. 21-22] must acknowledge their single-mindedness. Tubman’s life was devoted to freeing slaves… Continue reading

PAT NEAL: Dam removal a whale of an issue

IT WAS ANOTHER tough day for those of us who love the iconic orca, or killer whale. An article, “Scientists: Breach Dams To Save Orcas,”… Continue reading