Jefferson County

LETTER: Nuclear power the obvious solution to help stave off global warming

A letter writer to Peninsula Voices on Jan. 31 (“Climate change”) states, “Donald Trump may in fact threaten human civilization by setting in motion runaway… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Squadron to offer boating safety course in Port Hadlock starting Feb. 16 … and other items

The Port Wilson Sail & Power Squadron will offer a nine-hour boating, seamanship and safety course spread over three nights at the… Continue reading

Saturday concert to feature past Port Townsend Acoustic Blues faculty

Rainshadow Recording Studio will host a concert featuring past Port Townsend Acoustic Blues faculty Rich DelGrosso and Grant Dermody on Saturday. The… Continue reading

Valentine’s Day celebrated all week

Valentine’s Day may be Tuesday, but celebrations are planned beginning today on the North Olympic Peninsula. Here are events scheduled to commemorate a day set… Continue reading

Wine, chocolate paired on self-guided tour across Peninsula

The romance of Valentine’s Day will flavor two weekends beginning Saturday. The Olympic Peninsula Wineries’ Wine, Cider &Chocolate Tour will pair new-release varietals and blends… Continue reading

Hood Canal Bridge reopens after closure for high winds

The Hood Canal Bridge reopened to traffic at about 8:30 p.m. Thursday after being closed for nearly seven hours because of high winds.… Continue reading

Propane truck wreck prompts road closure

Propane truck wreck prompts road closure

A portion of Teal Lake Road was closed Wednesday after a propane truck overturned in Port Ludlow, cracking a pipe that spilled… Continue reading

Propane truck wreck prompts road closure

LETTER: Hypocrisies of Democratic policies exposed with reaction to Trump’s travel ban

In 1942, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt (D) [for Democrat] signs an executive order to round up and imprison Japanese-American citizens. Riots, protests, demonstrations? No. In… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Crews to close lane on Elwha River bridge Monday … and other items

Weather permitting, drivers will encounter a single-lane closure and alternating traffic conditions across the U.S. Highway 101 Elwha River bridge west of… Continue reading

One more day of caution: Authorities warn of possibility of black ice

One more day of caution: Authorities warn of possibility of black ice

Authorities hope drivers continue to drive cautiously even as the snowstorm that hit the North Olympic Peninsula relents. “You’re going to find… Continue reading

One more day of caution: Authorities warn of possibility of black ice

Port Townsend man charged with attempting robbery armed with four-foot stick

A Port Townsend man has been charged with attempted robbery in the first degree after police said he tired to rob a… Continue reading

Port Townsend Library repairs to begin

Port Townsend Library repairs to begin

The first repairs of the Port Townsend Library since the facility was renovated in 2014 are expected to be completed this year.… Continue reading

Port Townsend Library repairs to begin
Film on sexual shaming to be screened on Peninsula

Film on sexual shaming to be screened on Peninsula

The Port Townsend Film Festival brought back a documentary from last year’s film festival to help educate students and adults alike on… Continue reading

Film on sexual shaming to be screened on Peninsula

NEWS BRIEFS: City seeks applicants for committee … and other items

The city of Port Angeles is accepting applications to fill vacancies on the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (LTAC). The LTAC is an… Continue reading

Pacific Northwest Interfaith Amigos to speak this weekend

The Pacific Northwest Interfaith Amigos will make presentations on the North Olympic Peninsula on Saturday and Sunday. Rabbi Ted Falcon, Pastor Don Mackenzie and Imam… Continue reading

PAT NEAL: Cabin fever cure, the alternative

IT’S OFFICIAL. THE cabin-fever season has officially attacked the North Olympic Peninsula in a vise-like grip that shows no sign of weakening in the foreseeable… Continue reading

POINT OF VIEW: A challenging voice among voices

I HAVE TAKEN an internal Hippocratic oath of choir participation: At first, do no harm. The best way to proceed would be quietly, preferably very… Continue reading

Sequim man charged with six child-rape counts

A Sequim man was formally charged Monday with molestation and six child-rape counts involving three girls ages 11-16. Nathan A. Chavez, 30, was… Continue reading

As snow blankets Peninsula, drivers take care; few wrecks reported

As snow blankets Peninsula, drivers take care; few wrecks reported

Snow that blanketed much of western Washington on Monday didn’t create too many problems on the North Olympic Peninsula, officials said. As… Continue reading

As snow blankets Peninsula, drivers take care; few wrecks reported