Jefferson County

Peninsula first responders train for emergencies

Peninsula first responders train for emergencies

Their rescue skills aren’t needed every day, but when they are, it can be a life-or-death situation. That’s why first responders from… Continue reading

Peninsula first responders train for emergencies
Discovery Bay eatery pulls $26,000 donation off its walls

Discovery Bay eatery pulls $26,000 donation off its walls

It added up to $26,582. The $1 bills that covered the walls of Fat Smitty’s restaurant in Discovery Bay were taken down… Continue reading

Discovery Bay eatery pulls $26,000 donation off its walls
Plane goes down in Discovery Bay; pilot unharmed, reports say

Plane goes down in Discovery Bay; pilot unharmed, reports say

A Port Ludlow man emerged apparently unscathed from a small plane crash in Discovery Bay on Tuesday. Jeffrey Dow was flying the… Continue reading

Plane goes down in Discovery Bay; pilot unharmed, reports say

Clallam, Jefferson push to see populations get flu vaccinations

Jefferson and Clallam counties have struggled in recent years to get their populations vaccinated against the flu, an effort underscored by the… Continue reading

Flu outbreak on Peninsula called worst in recent memory as season enters full swing

Flu outbreak on Peninsula called worst in recent memory as season enters full swing

If you’ve had the flu this winter you’re not alone. Health officials say it’s the worst outbreak in recent memory, with hospitals and clinics reporting… Continue reading

Flu outbreak on Peninsula called worst in recent memory as season enters full swing
You spoke, we listened: Peninsula Daily News rolls out new Arts & Entertainment section

You spoke, we listened: Peninsula Daily News rolls out new Arts & Entertainment section

YOU SPOKE AND we listened. The Peninsula Daily News has repackaged Peninsula Spotlight and Peninsula Weekend into one handy section named, Arts &Entertainment. Everything you… Continue reading

You spoke, we listened: Peninsula Daily News rolls out new Arts & Entertainment section
This white minivan ended up suspended on a guardrail following a wreck on state Highway 20.

Highway 20 wreck sends two to Seattle hospital

Two Jefferson County residents were in intensive care at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle late Thursday afternoon after a head-on collision on… Continue reading

This white minivan ended up suspended on a guardrail following a wreck on state Highway 20.
Port of Port Townsend considers rate increases

Port of Port Townsend considers rate increases

Port of Port Townsend commissioners are considering raising rates from between 10 percent and 16 percent over the 2016 rates. More than… Continue reading

Port of Port Townsend considers rate increases
Brewskies up! Port Townsend Strange Brewfest to serve up variety of flavors

Brewskies up! Port Townsend Strange Brewfest to serve up variety of flavors

Strange Brewfest is back for its 13th straight year of creative beers and ciders to taste. “The theme is sort of eccentric… Continue reading

Brewskies up! Port Townsend Strange Brewfest to serve up variety of flavors

‘The Aliens’ to explore alienation starting tonight

After September’s one-night-only performance played to a full house, the cast of “The Aliens” was invited to bring the production of Annie… Continue reading

‘Fiber Fusion’ exhibit to open at Northwind Arts Center this Thursday

A traveling exhibit, “Fiber Fusion,” will open at the Northwind Arts Center at 11:30 a.m. Thursday. An opening reception at the center… Continue reading

Artist Trust authors to read in Port Townsend this Saturday

Three Artist Trust authors — Bill Carty, Michelle Peñaloza and Ramon Isao— will read at the Northwind Reading Series on Saturday. The… Continue reading

Community food projects topic of Port Townsend lectures

“Cultivating Community” will be the topic of the next presentation in the Yard &Garden Series, scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.… Continue reading

Harmonica basics taught this Sunday in Port Townsend

Participants will learn a series of standards on the harmonicas during the Port Townsend Harmonica Union Meeting from noon to 3 p.m.… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Take time for hello and goodbye with Godspeed

OUR DAILY SALUTATIONS and valedictions to each other are often rote. “Hey, how ya doin’?” “Morning.” “See ya later” might even be reduced to “Later.”… Continue reading

Jazz dance to benefit Ajax Cafe

Jazz dance to benefit Ajax Cafe

The Key City Jazz trio plans a jazz dance Saturday to raise money for Port Hadlock restaurant Ajax Cafe. The event, which… Continue reading

Jazz dance to benefit Ajax Cafe

LETTER: A hearty salute to Obama for helping bridge gap between GOP, Dems

Once again, astonishingly, I am penning paeans of praise for our former president, Barack Obama. Obama made last-ditch attempts to unify a sharply divided country.… Continue reading

LETTER: Have you no sense of decency, Trump?

U.S. Sen. Joe McCarthy, infamous for his self-aggrandizement and his flagrant disregard for facts, was called up short by Attorney Joseph Welch during the Army-McCarthy… Continue reading

LETTER: Newspaper did a great job covering women’s marches on all levels

I just wanted to thank the Peninsula Daily News for its excellent coverage of the Women’s/”Womxn’s” marches locally, semi-locally, nationally and across the world. I… Continue reading

LETTER: Now that the election’s over, let’s practice what MLK preached

Martin Luther King Jr. said, “To retaliate in kind would do nothing but intensify the existence of hate in the universe. “Along the way of… Continue reading