Jefferson County

Inslee signs bill ensuring schools’ 28 percent levy-lid secure until 2019 expiration

Inslee signs bill ensuring schools’ 28 percent levy-lid secure until 2019 expiration

Gov. Jay Inslee has signed into law legislation that will keep the local school levy lid… Continue reading

Inslee signs bill ensuring schools’ 28 percent levy-lid secure until 2019 expiration

ISSUES OF FAITH: Examples of ‘law and order’ atrocities, resistance abound in history

THERE IS OFTEN a perception that Judaism is focused on following laws rather than being concerned with love, compassion and mercy. Anyone who spends time… Continue reading

LETTER: Help increase transparency in meetings between unions, government

The United States differs from many other countries in that one of the principles of our government is openness and transparency to the public. We… Continue reading

LETTER: Mentally unstable president cannot continue to be in office

The president of the United States, Donald Trump, seems to continually show tendencies of narcissism, a mental illness. Every week, he makes statements and/or takes… Continue reading

New storytelling group forming in Port Townsend

The Quimper Story Guild is being formed to celebrate and cultivate the art of storytelling in Jefferson County. An initial gathering is… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Volunteers sought to collect water samples in Port Angeles … and other items

Streamkeepers, Clallam County’s watershed citizen science program, seeks volunteers to collect water samples in the Port Angeles area. Sampling — a part… Continue reading

Oregon-based guitarist to rock Port Townsend studio this weekend

Oregon-based song poet and slide guitar player David Jacobs-Strain will return to Port Townsend this weekend to play a concert at the… Continue reading

Laura Mé Smith

Pair of contra dances to share a caller in Port Townsend, Port Angeles

By Diane Urbani de la Paz Special to Peninsula Daily News This activity is “happy-making,” promises Laura Mé Smith as she heads for the North… Continue reading

Laura Mé Smith

R&B/jazz artist to show off her pipes at CD release party this weekend

Key City Public Theatre will present R&B/jazz artist Alanna Dailey in a concert this weekend that doubles as an album release party.… Continue reading

Friends of Fort Worden to hear about benefits of being in nature

Friends of Fort Worden to hear about benefits of being in nature

The health benefits of being out in nature will be the topic of the guest speaker at the Friends of Fort Worden’s… Continue reading

Friends of Fort Worden to hear about benefits of being in nature

Peninsula school chiefs celebrate passage of bill on ‘levy cliff’

Public school district superintendents on the North Olympic Peninsula are celebrating the passage of legislation delaying what has been termed the “levy cliff.”… Continue reading

Peninsula sees slight rise in unemployment numbers

Unemployment inched up in Clallam and Jefferson counties in January but remained below January 2016 levels, state officials said. Clallam County’s estimated jobless rate rose… Continue reading

Hood Canal Bridge scheduled for two openings — expect delays

The Washington Department of Transportation has scheduled openings of the Hood Canal Bridge at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. today, March 16. According… Continue reading

LETTER: Michelle Malkin critics just can’t stand a conservative woman

As a writer and former columnist for the Peninsula Daily News (2000-13), I am impressed each Friday by the depth of research, variety of topics,… Continue reading

LETTER: Trump election perfectly represents that in class warfare, the rich are winning

If you are in the middle class, you’re painfully aware of the data. After the last recession, corporate profits have skyrocketed to new levels. This… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Drop-in clinic on Strait Shot service set this evening … and other items

A drop-in clinic will be available for the public to learn more about the proposed Strait Shot service by Clallam Transit from… Continue reading

Port Townsend board sets name of new school as Salish Coast Elementary

Port Townsend board sets name of new school as Salish Coast Elementary

Port Townsend’s new elementary school will be named Salish Coast Elementary when it opens for the 2018-19 school year. The Port Townsend… Continue reading

Port Townsend board sets name of new school as Salish Coast Elementary

Workshop answers some questions about short-term rental rules in Port Townsend

The Port Townsend City Council continued discussions of the city’s regulation of short-term rentals in a workshop meeting with members of the… Continue reading

PAT NEAL: Oh, for the good old days on the Elwha River

IT’S ALWAYS SAD to read about the loss of an old friend. I prefer to remember the good times. Picture a little campfire along a… Continue reading

Peninsula firefighters tackle Columbia Center for cause

Peninsula firefighters tackle Columbia Center for cause

Firefighters from across the North Olympic Peninsula have trekked up the 1,356 steps of the Columbia Center in Seattle to fight leukemia and… Continue reading

Peninsula firefighters tackle Columbia Center for cause