Jefferson County

State lawmakers struggle to finish work on time

State lawmakers struggle to finish work on time

State lawmakers are no closer to a budget deal as they close in on the end… Continue reading

State lawmakers struggle to finish work on time

Truck hauling halibut goes off road near Neah Bay

A tractor trailer loaded with halibut went off the the road and into a ditch Monday on state Highway 112 just after… Continue reading

Two searches scale down as men remain missing on Peninsula

Two searches scale down as men remain missing on Peninsula

Searches for two men missing on the Olympic Peninsula for more than a week are scaling back, officials said Sunday. Zach… Continue reading

Two searches scale down as men remain missing on Peninsula
Ensemble Electra to perform in Port Angeles on Tuesday

Ensemble Electra to perform in Port Angeles on Tuesday

The rich sounds of the recorder, violin and harpsichord will fill Maier Performance Hall at 7 p.m. Tuesday when Peninsula College’s Maier… Continue reading

Ensemble Electra to perform in Port Angeles on Tuesday

EYE ON JEFFERSON: Hearing set on Port Townsend tourist home applications moratorium

The Port Townsend City Council will conduct a public hearing on a moratorium of tourist home applications when it meets Monday. The meeting will begin… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Wilder Auto to show hybrid, electric cars at Northwest Maritime Center … and other items

Wilder Auto Center will showcase its hybrid and electric car selection Friday and Saturday at the Northwest Maritime Center. The cars will… Continue reading

Diabetics, young and young at heart, seek local options for care

Diabetics, young and young at heart, seek local options for care

Physicians say specialists like endocrinologists hard to come by in rural areas

Diabetics, young and young at heart, seek local options for care
Saving the hemlock: Peninsula experiment could help dying trees on the East Coast

Saving the hemlock: Peninsula experiment could help dying trees on the East Coast

Researchers are looking to western hemlock trees on the Miller Peninsula east of Sequim to collect data that could help save hemlock trees… Continue reading

Saving the hemlock: Peninsula experiment could help dying trees on the East Coast
Port Angeles pastor to undertake 1,300-mile trek to raise money for orphans, widows

Port Angeles pastor to undertake 1,300-mile trek to raise money for orphans, widows

A Port Angeles pastor plans to bike, kayak and run 1,300 miles around Washington state, praying and raising funds for orphans and… Continue reading

Port Angeles pastor to undertake 1,300-mile trek to raise money for orphans, widows

ANDREW MAY: Don’t rush to checkout line with summer-type plants; instead, pinch, prune

THREE DIFFERENT CONCERNS and/or horticultural alarm bells went off last week, so I thought I’d make this triad a time-appropriate garden column. First, and as… Continue reading

BACK WHEN: Memories of the Dosewallips found in memoirs

BACK WHEN: Memories of the Dosewallips found in memoirs

IN HER LATER years, Lillie Christiansen wrote a letter to Ida Bailey in Brinnon describing some of the homesteaders living along the Dosewallips River whom… Continue reading

BACK WHEN: Memories of the Dosewallips found in memoirs

BIRD WATCH: Birds’ simple songs signal season’s start

WHAT DO ROBINS, meadowlarks, orange-crowned warblers and Swainson’s thrushes have in common? These are birds whose songs are permanently etched in my memory banks. There… Continue reading

Easter egg hunts continue cracking open today across Peninsula

Easter egg hunts continue cracking open today across Peninsula

Children collected brightly colored eggs, candy and prizes during Easter egg hunts on the North Olympic Peninsula on Saturday. But the fun isn’t over. More… Continue reading

Easter egg hunts continue cracking open today across Peninsula

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Luncheon meetings are Wednesdays at noon at Blakeslee’s Bar &Grill, 1222 S. Forks Ave. This Wednesday’s gathering will feature Clallam… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Documents for decisions when you can’t make them

THOSE OF US who have been mucking about in these columns for years are probably fairly aware of things such as advance directives and durable… Continue reading

Interactive theater performance to invite change Monday

Interactive theater performance to invite change Monday

“Radical Consent: Intimacy, Boundaries and Sex,” an interactive theater performance and community dialogue, will be presented in one show only at 7… Continue reading

Interactive theater performance to invite change Monday

It’s wet out there — but wildfire season began this weekend

The state wildfire season began Saturday, as specified by state law, despite the rating of low fire danger in all the state’s counties.… Continue reading

LETTER: For transparency’s sake, Trump should release his taxes

We all have to file our income taxes with the IRS. Luckily this year, we have until this Tuesday, April 18, to do so. I… Continue reading

LETTER: We have to police ourselves to keep our Evergreen State beautiful

A local resident recently wrote in asking what was being done to clean up all the litter on the roadway between Sequim and Port Angeles.… Continue reading

LETTER: Why can’t Hurricane Ridge winter schedule extend into April?

It appears that once again, Olympic National Park is closed for business during the month of April. Hurricane Ridge has to be the top tourist… Continue reading