Jefferson County

Jefferson Public Utility District says newest audit clean

Jefferson Public Utility District says newest audit clean

The Jefferson County Public Utility District received a clean audit report on its 2015 finances, a welcome change from the troubling audit… Continue reading

Jefferson Public Utility District says newest audit clean

State House, Senate bills aim at fulfilling REAL ID requirements

Your driver’s license might not fly with airport security in less than a year’s time if the state fails to meet federal identification… Continue reading

Jefferson County commissioners Kate Dean, David Sullivan and Kathleen Kler sign a human rights proclamation for Jefferson County at their meeting Monday morning. (Cydney McFarland/Peninsula Daily News)

Jefferson County commissioners approve human rights proclamation

Jefferson County commissioners unanimously voted Monday to adopt a human rights proclamation, drawing applause from the more than 60 people who braved… Continue reading

Jefferson County commissioners Kate Dean, David Sullivan and Kathleen Kler sign a human rights proclamation for Jefferson County at their meeting Monday morning. (Cydney McFarland/Peninsula Daily News)
Heart of Service nominations accepted now

Heart of Service nominations accepted now

NOW IS THE time to nominate your local hero. We are looking for people who make a difference in Jefferson County, individuals who have made… Continue reading

Heart of Service nominations accepted now
Are Clallam, Jefferson sanctuary counties? Here’s your answer

Are Clallam, Jefferson sanctuary counties? Here’s your answer

North Olympic Peninsula residents have nothing to fear from President Donald Trump’s Jan. 25 executive order that threatens sanctuary counties and cities with a loss… Continue reading

Are Clallam, Jefferson sanctuary counties? Here’s your answer
Convicted double-murderer files high court appeal

Convicted double-murderer files high court appeal

Michael J. Pierce has filed an appeal to the state Supreme Court over a 2014 ruling that found him guilty of double-murder… Continue reading

Convicted double-murderer files high court appeal
Port of Port Townsend approves moorage rate hike

Port of Port Townsend approves moorage rate hike

Port of Port Townsend commissioners voted unanimously to implement moorage rate hikes this spring to help pay for a long list of… Continue reading

Port of Port Townsend approves moorage rate hike
Dakota Access Pipeline protest resumes in Port Townsend

Dakota Access Pipeline protest resumes in Port Townsend

Protesters are returning to Sims Way to protest Wells Fargo and Chase banks’ investments in the Dakota Access Pipeline now that the… Continue reading

Dakota Access Pipeline protest resumes in Port Townsend
The Pacific Northwest Interfaith Amigos — from left, Imam Jamal Rahman, Pastor Dave Brown and Rabbi Ted Falcon — will speak on the North Olympic Peninsula on Saturday and Sunday. (Barb Laski)

Pacific Northwest Interfaith Amigos to speak on Peninsula this weekend

The Pacific Northwest Interfaith Amigos will present lectures on the North Olympic Peninsula on Saturday and Sunday. Imam Jamal Rahman and Rabbi Ted Falcon of… Continue reading

The Pacific Northwest Interfaith Amigos — from left, Imam Jamal Rahman, Pastor Dave Brown and Rabbi Ted Falcon — will speak on the North Olympic Peninsula on Saturday and Sunday. (Barb Laski)
Lonnie Mardis will perform at Concerts in the Woods on Sunday.

A founder of New Age music to perform in Coyle this Sunday

One of the original Windham Hill Artists from the beginnings of New Age music will perform as part of the ongoing Concerts in… Continue reading

Lonnie Mardis will perform at Concerts in the Woods on Sunday.

Freddy Pink to perform at Wonderland Masquerade Ball this Saturday

On the weekend before Valentine’s Day, Key City Public Theatre invites patrons to fall in love all over again at the second… Continue reading

Hearts in Bloom dinner set Saturday in Port Townsend

Saturday’s Hearts in Bloom dinner will benefit the Jumping Mouse Children’s Center. The dinner — sponsored by Jefferson Healthcare and Pane d’Amore… Continue reading

Hoot and Holler to play dance, concert in Port Townsend this weekend

Hoot and Holler will inspire fancy footwork and toe-tapping while performing for a dance and a concert this weekend. The duo of… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Justice can help repair the world

“When a stranger resides with you in your land, you shall not wrong him. The stranger who resides with you shall be to you as… Continue reading

LETTER: Death penalty a wasteful, barbaric practice that shouldn’t persist

It’s sad that many people, like the writer of the Feb. 5 letter to Peninsula Voices [“Death penalty”], support the barbaric, uncivilized death penalty. In… Continue reading

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