Jefferson County

LETTER: I hope you’re happy, Trump supporters, with what you’ve wrought

Well, all you Trump voters out there, I hope you are happy now. The lunatics are now running the asylum. Heaven help us all. Carl… Continue reading

LETTER: Spicer’s press briefing a harbinger of ‘alternative facts’ to come

The first press briefing of the Trump administration saw the White House press secretary, Mr. Sean Spicer, accuse the news media of inventing a conflict… Continue reading

LETTER: Thank you, Obamas, for all you’ve accomplished

As President Barack Obama leaves office, we want to take time to thank him for the leadership he provided our country. His accomplishments are many:… Continue reading

LETTER: Vast participation in ‘Womxn’s’ Day marches was a great thing to see

It was a great pleasure to view all the enthusiasm in the “Womxn’s” Day marches. I hope everyone who marched will vote in 2018. Ed… Continue reading

Living Legends dance show in Port Angeles to celebrate cultures

Living Legends dance show in Port Angeles to celebrate cultures

Dances, songs and authentic Latin American, Native American and Polynesian costumes will be combined into a celebration of heritage at Port Angeles… Continue reading

Living Legends dance show in Port Angeles to celebrate cultures

NEWS BRIEFS: Exercises start Monday at Naval Magazine Indian Island … and other items

Naval Magazine Indian Island will participate In Exercise Solid Curtain-Citadel Shield 2017 beginning Monday and continuing through Feb. 10. The exercise is… Continue reading

Peninsula women march in D.C.; more than 35 Clallam, Jefferson residents join protest

Peninsula women march in D.C.; more than 35 Clallam, Jefferson residents join protest

Half a million people from across America and around the world came together for the… Continue reading

Peninsula women march in D.C.; more than 35 Clallam, Jefferson residents join protest
Democrats confer on the Senate floor as the Republican side sits empty during a recess Friday in Olympia. Senators were debating whether to vote on the “levy cliff” bill, which would delay a reduction in the amount of money school districts can collect though property taxes. (Ted S. Warren/The Associated Press)

Senate Republicans release education funding plan

Senate Republicans have released an education funding plan that seeks to replace local school levies with… Continue reading

Democrats confer on the Senate floor as the Republican side sits empty during a recess Friday in Olympia. Senators were debating whether to vote on the “levy cliff” bill, which would delay a reduction in the amount of money school districts can collect though property taxes. (Ted S. Warren/The Associated Press)
Strange brews at Port Townsend festival include doughnut, Doritos and ghost pepper flavors

Strange brews at Port Townsend festival include doughnut, Doritos and ghost pepper flavors

Offering tastes from doughnuts to Doritos, the 13th annual Strange Brewfest in Port Townsend didn’t disappoint, with brewers from throughout the Pacific… Continue reading

Strange brews at Port Townsend festival include doughnut, Doritos and ghost pepper flavors
Anti-abortion activists and supporters of President Donald Trump march up Constitution Avenue en route to the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on Friday during the 44th annual March for Life. (Carolyn Kaster/The Associated Press)

Thousands join anti-abortion rally in D.C.

Members of the anti-abortion movement gathered for a triumphant rally on the National Mall, rejoicing at the… Continue reading

Anti-abortion activists and supporters of President Donald Trump march up Constitution Avenue en route to the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on Friday during the 44th annual March for Life. (Carolyn Kaster/The Associated Press)
Japanese American recalls internment amid fears of modern parallels

Japanese American recalls internment amid fears of modern parallels

Lilly Kodama, who was one of the first Japanese Americans forced into an internment camp 75 years ago, fears the United States… Continue reading

Japanese American recalls internment amid fears of modern parallels
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