Jefferson County

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Free advance directives clinic slated; Chimacum cidermaker chosen to go to Europe

Clallam-Jefferson County Pro Bono Lawyers will present a free drop-in advance directives clinic at The Landing mall Saturday, Jan. 14 from noon… Continue reading

Jefferson County Land Trust to host open house

The Jefferson County Land Trust on Friday will host a holiday open house to celebrate the accomplishments of 2016. The open house… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Convention of States talk scheduled … and other items

A meeting of the Convention of States Project is planned at the Port Angeles Library from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday,… Continue reading

Tacoma man creates ‘boom box’ to deter package thefts

Tacoma man creates ‘boom box’ to deter package thefts

After the fourth time it happened in recent months, Jaireme Barrow was tired of people… Continue reading

Tacoma man creates ‘boom box’ to deter package thefts
‘Paycheck comes in a different way’ for OlyCAP volunteer
‘Paycheck comes in a different way’ for OlyCAP volunteer
College student gets a hand: Home Fund, Peninsula College aid in repairing vehicle

College student gets a hand: Home Fund, Peninsula College aid in repairing vehicle

EDITOR’S NOTE: For 28 years, Peninsula Daily News readers in Jefferson and Clallam counties have supported the “hand up, not a handout” Peninsula Home Fund.… Continue reading

College student gets a hand: Home Fund, Peninsula College aid in repairing vehicle

Home Fund campaign now in its final stretch

We’re in the home stretch of the Peninsula Home Fund campaign. Although donations are accepted year-round, a special push is made between Thanksgiving and the… Continue reading

Wreck blocks Highway 101 traffic near Quilcene

A wreck on U.S. Highway 101 near Quilcene sent one person to the hospital and blocked traffic for about three hours, according to… Continue reading

Jefferson County Library Chris Lee performs vibes and percussion and Colleen O’Brien plays cello and sings in PoetryMusic.

PoetryMusic set at Jefferson County Library

Words and music will meet during a performance at the Jefferson County Library at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25. The free performance… Continue reading

Jefferson County Library Chris Lee performs vibes and percussion and Colleen O’Brien plays cello and sings in PoetryMusic.

PAT NEAL: Lions and tigers and log cabins, oh my!

IT WAS A gratifying end to the old year and a hopeful beginning to the new to read about Judge Robert B. Leighton’s ruling (“Judge… Continue reading

Writer of “Bastards y Diablos” to work on new screenplay in Port Townsend

Writer of “Bastards y Diablos” to work on new screenplay in Port Townsend

The Port Townsend Film Festival announced that actor and writer Andrew Perez has received a film fellowship to work on a new… Continue reading

Writer of “Bastards y Diablos” to work on new screenplay in Port Townsend
New lands commissioner: Address climate change, rural growth

New lands commissioner: Address climate change, rural growth

The state’s newly elected lands commissioner says her top priorities will be to find ways to strengthen local rural economies and to prepare… Continue reading

New lands commissioner: Address climate change, rural growth

State construction stormwater permit undergoes changes

An appeal of the construction stormwater permit that the state Department of Ecology issues to developers has resulted in changes to the permit,… Continue reading

Bellevue girl takes world chess title in Russia

So here is how Naomi Bashkansky, 13, explains her opening moves in a chess game. She… Continue reading

WEST END NEIGHBOR: World of winter break’s a stage

WEST END NEIGHBOR: World of winter break’s a stage

IF I DON’T time it right, I’ll never get into my own bathroom. As if the two adults and two teens of my family don’t… Continue reading

WEST END NEIGHBOR: World of winter break’s a stage

Bad weather snarls traffic on Highway 101 near Quilcene

The state Department of Transportation reports that traffic on U.S. Highway 101 near Quilcene was delayed Monday evening due to poor weather conditions.… Continue reading

ECHHO volunteers help those in need: Transportation to medical care is among most popular services

ECHHO volunteers help those in need: Transportation to medical care is among most popular services

The Ecumenical Christian Helping Hands Organization, or ECHHO, is filling a need for East Jefferson County’s aging population by providing transportation and… Continue reading

ECHHO volunteers help those in need: Transportation to medical care is among most popular services

Necropsy on southern resident orca shows animal suffered blunt-force trauma

A necropsy on a dead killer whale found floating off the coast of British Columbia showed the animal had blunt-force trauma to… Continue reading

Four Washington electors to be fined $1,000 for their vote

The secretary of state’s office said that four electors who cast their vote for someone other than Democrat Hillary Clinton… Continue reading

PAT NEAL: An Olympic Peninsula pioneer’s Christmas

SOMETIMES, WHEN FEELING overwhelmed by the stress of the modern holiday season, I think of a story that was told to me by an old… Continue reading