Jefferson County

A GROWING CONCERN: Remember the three tenets of pruning

SO ONCE AGAIN, happy New Year. We start a whole new gardening year and right now it is so perfectly cold, it’s ideal for the… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Bohemian waxwing sightings get 2017 off to a good start

CEDAR WAXWINGS ARE regular visitors and resident birds in Western Washington. They are unpredictable but they do show up at various times throughout the year.… Continue reading

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Wind Rose Cellars closed through Feb. 2 … and other items

Wind Rose Cellars, 143 W. Washington St., will be closed from today through Thursday, Feb. 2. The tasting room will reopen Friday, Feb.… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Monthly luncheon meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month at 11:15 a.m. in the… Continue reading

Fire destroys car in Port Townsend

Fire destroys car in Port Townsend

A car burst into flames and was destroyed on San Juan Avenue in Port Townsend. The driver of the car, Jacob Wilford,… Continue reading

Fire destroys car in Port Townsend

HELP LINE: Resolution suggestions for the unresolved

HERE WE ARE on Jan. 8 and while some of us are actually succeeding in achieving our 2017 New Year’s resolutions (bravo), some of us… Continue reading

Home Fund helps Port Townsend family tackle unexpected expense’s damage

Home Fund helps Port Townsend family tackle unexpected expense’s damage

By Diane Urbani de la Paz For Peninsula Daily News EDITOR’S NOTE: For 28 years, Peninsula Daily News readers in Jefferson and Clallam counties have… Continue reading

Home Fund helps Port Townsend family tackle unexpected expense’s damage
HORSEPLAY: Sol Duc Valley couple still on trails together

HORSEPLAY: Sol Duc Valley couple still on trails together

“YOU GETTING OUT to ride much?” It’s a question I’m asked all too frequently. I love to ride, but becuase I’m not riding as much… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Sol Duc Valley couple still on trails together

LETTER: We have a responsibility to be informed

A Jan. 1 letter writer’s concern about air traffic controllers [“‘Social engineering’”] is misdirected. She should focus on increased hiring in general, including women and… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Elwha River bridge lane closure set for Monday … and other items

Drivers will encounter a single-lane closure and alternating traffic conditions on the U.S. Highway 101 Elwha River bridge near Port Angeles from… Continue reading

PENINSULA KITCHEN: Warm up with a tuna noodle casserole

I’VE RECENTLY ADDED a once-weekly teaching gig that has me surrounded by toddlers for the first time in many years. As one expects when working… Continue reading

Study points to warming climate in decline of yellow cedar

Study points to warming climate in decline of yellow cedar

A type of tree that thrives in soggy soil from Alaska to Northern California and is… Continue reading

Study points to warming climate in decline of yellow cedar

Wounded Mount Vernon officer improving in hospital

A Mount Vernon police officer who was shot in the head last month while responding to a call has shown signs of improvement… Continue reading

EYE ON JEFFERSON: Port Townsend City Council to go over work plan for 2017

The Port Townsend City Council will discuss its 2017 work plan when it meets Monday. The workshop will be at 6:30 p.m. in council chambers… Continue reading

Influenza cases rising; peak not reached

Flu activity has escalated across the region and the state, and North Olympic Peninsula public health officers say it’s not too late to get vaccinated.… Continue reading

Port Townsend OKs new water, sewer rate study

The Port Townsend City Council has unanimously approved a new water and sewer rate study and excise tax review that would update… Continue reading

Boy killed in wreck at Lake Crescent; four others injured when tree strikes SUV

Boy killed in wreck at Lake Crescent; four others injured when tree strikes SUV

A 5-year-old boy died New Year’s Day and four other people believed to be from the same Federal Way family were seriously… Continue reading

Boy killed in wreck at Lake Crescent; four others injured when tree strikes SUV
Port Angeles parents welcome Peninsula’s first baby of 2017

Port Angeles parents welcome Peninsula’s first baby of 2017

All 20 inches of Jason Michael Rutherford Jr. rang in the new year early Sunday morning as the first baby born in… Continue reading

Port Angeles parents welcome Peninsula’s first baby of 2017
Artist to demonstrate technique during Saturday Gallery Walk

Artist to demonstrate technique during Saturday Gallery Walk

Theresa Stirling will demonstrate her painting style that uses beeswax and blow torches during Saturday’s Gallery Walk in Port Townsend. Stirling has… Continue reading

Artist to demonstrate technique during Saturday Gallery Walk

Chimacum schools chief outlines proposed levy to hospital board

Chimacum Schools Superintendent Rick Thompson outlined a proposed replacement levy to the Jefferson Healthcare commissioners, the first of 12 community presentations he… Continue reading