Jefferson County

BUSINESS BRIEFS: New nurse joins staff at PA clinic; state unemployment rates released

Allergy- and dermatology-trained nurse Deborah Jones, NP-C, has joined the staff at Silver Falls Dermatology & Allergy. Jones is a longtime Port… Continue reading

Deadlines near for Port Townsend Main Street loans

Deadlines near for Port Townsend Main Street loans

Deadlines for the Port Townsend Main Street Program’s small-business loans are quickly approaching. Applications are due March 31 for federal Housing and… Continue reading

Deadlines near for Port Townsend Main Street loans

LETTER: How can conservatives give Trump a pass on everything he says?

So, Trump supporters and conservatives: Are you capable of being honest with yourselves? If yes, then you know that if Obama had issued a wiretapping… Continue reading

Heart of Service award nominations being taken now

Heart of Service award nominations being taken now

NOMINATIONS ARE BEING accepted now for the 2017 Jefferson County Heart of Service Award. The nomination deadline originally set for Monday has been extended to… Continue reading

Heart of Service award nominations being taken now

Senate GOP releases budget with more education money

Senate Republicans on Tuesday released a $43 billion two-year budget that puts an additional $1.8 billion… Continue reading

Environmentalists warn about Trump’s Puget Sound budget cuts

Environmentalists warn about Trump’s Puget Sound budget cuts

State officials, environmental advocates and others are warning of dire environmental and economic consequences if President Donald… Continue reading

Environmentalists warn about Trump’s Puget Sound budget cuts

LETTER: Teen who brought gun to school needs professional help

I feel I should comment on the article in the Peninsula Daily News, on Tuesday, March 14, concerning the teenager who brought a gun to… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Community conversations set to start … and other items

The Nature Conservancy’s Emerald Edge begins it’s third annual Washington Coast Works initiative this week with Community Conversations held in Forks and Port Angeles. The… Continue reading

OxyContin maker asks judge to toss case brought by city

OxyContin maker asks judge to toss case brought by city

The maker of the pain medication OxyContin has asked a federal judge in Seattle to throw out… Continue reading

OxyContin maker asks judge to toss case brought by city

PAT NEAL: Biologists are OK after all

I THOUGHT IT would be fun to attend a meeting of some fisheries biologists with fishing folks at the Puget Sound Anglers Club in the… Continue reading

ONP reports more visits in 2016 than in 2015

ONP reports more visits in 2016 than in 2015

Olympic National Park reported growth in annual visitation for a fourth consecutive year. Park officials reported an estimated 3,390,221 recreation visits in… Continue reading

ONP reports more visits in 2016 than in 2015
Clallam Transit General Manager Wendy Clark-Getzin

Clallam Transit approves ‘Strait Shot’ bus service to Bainbridge ferry terminal

Clallam Transit has approved a daily bus service from downtown Port Angeles to the Bainbridge Island ferry terminal. Transit board members voted 8-0… Continue reading

Clallam Transit General Manager Wendy Clark-Getzin

Bid accepted for Olympic Discovery Trail work at Discovery Bay

The Jefferson County commissioners have accepted a bid from a Burlington based construction company to complete a section of the Olympic Discovery… Continue reading

LETTER: First Amendment integral to a free nation, free thinking

The First Amendment is fundamental to our democracy. It is the foundation of our religious freedom, freedom of speech, freedom of press, the right to… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Port Angeles church school sets fundraiser; donations are sought … and other items

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church’s preschool will hold its annual rummage sale fundraiser Friday and Saturday, and donations for the event are being… Continue reading

WEST END NEIGHBOR: Winter wanes as new chapters open

WEST END NEIGHBOR: Winter wanes as new chapters open

WASN’T THE SUN a beautiful sight Sunday afternoon? The northern part of the West End on the Makah reservation seemed to embrace the relative warmth… Continue reading

WEST END NEIGHBOR: Winter wanes as new chapters open
Port Hadlock man charged with firearms violations

Port Hadlock man charged with firearms violations

A Port Hadlock man was charged with 13 counts of unlawful possession of a firearm and three counts of possession of an… Continue reading

Port Hadlock man charged with firearms violations

Looking ahead in Olympia: Budgets, education funding

Legislators from the 24th District had some relatively quiet time last week as House and Senate committees considered bills that had passed from… Continue reading

Indian Island facility to switch to shore-based power for visiting subs

Indian Island facility to switch to shore-based power for visiting subs

Naval Magazine Indian Island is upgrading two diesel generators to shore-based power in order to save money and shrink the base’s carbon… Continue reading

Indian Island facility to switch to shore-based power for visiting subs

LETTER: Here’s to Kilmer, Murray for keeping Wild Olympics legislation alive

I was pleased to read that U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer and U.S. Sen. Patty Murray have re-introduced the Wild Olympics legislation (“Wild Olympics Legislation Is… Continue reading