Jefferson County

Six lectures planned in yard and garden series

The 2017 Jefferson County Master Gardener Foundation Yard and Garden Lecture Series will begin with a Jan. 14 presentation, “Thirty-seven Native Gems… Continue reading

‘Screenagers’ discusses growing up in digital age in Jan. 23 screening at Jefferson County Library

The Jefferson County Library will host a free public screening of the documentary film “Screenagers” at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23. The… Continue reading

Equestrian author will tell about trails in Hadlock talk Jan. 18

Equestrian author will tell about trails in Hadlock talk Jan. 18

Equestrian author and trail rider Kim McCarrel will talk about her latest book, “Riding Southwest Washington Horse Trails,” at the Jefferson County… Continue reading

Equestrian author will tell about trails in Hadlock talk Jan. 18

NEWS BRIEFS: Sequim church donates to homeless … and other items

The Sequim Police Department recently received a donation of 50 all-weather protective ponchos to distribute to the local homeless population. The donation was… Continue reading

Only person convicted in Kercher murder seeks acquittal

Only person convicted in Kercher murder seeks acquittal

Nearly two years after Italy’s highest court acquitted Amanda Knox and her former Italian boyfriend of murdering… Continue reading

Only person convicted in Kercher murder seeks acquittal

Washington State seeks to increase foreign students

Washington State University wants to increase the number of students from foreign countries who enroll at… Continue reading

Four Washington electors pick candidate other than Clinton

Four Washington electors pick candidate other than Clinton

For the first time in four decades, members of the Electoral College in Washington state have broken from the state’s popular vote for… Continue reading

Four Washington electors pick candidate other than Clinton
Trump cruises to Electoral College victory despite protests

Trump cruises to Electoral College victory despite protests

There were many protesters but few faithless electors as Donald Trump won the Electoral College vote Monday — ensuring he will become… Continue reading

Trump cruises to Electoral College victory despite protests

Trial set in burglaries; Little League loses $5,000 in gear, electronics

A Port Hadlock man charged with burglarizing the East Jefferson Little League office faces a March trial. James Hansen, 21, has pleaded… Continue reading

Growler operations resume

Naval Air Forces directed EA-18 Growler and F/A-18 Super Hornet squadrons to resume normal operations Monday after an operational… Continue reading

Ship named after astronaut John Glenn at Indian Island

Ship named after astronaut John Glenn at Indian Island

The USNS John Glenn, named for the recently deceased astronaut, made its first visit to Naval Magazine Indian Island for… Continue reading

Ship named after astronaut John Glenn at Indian Island

Peninsula salmon enhancement projects receive more than $2.3 million in grant funds

OLYMPIA – More than $2 million has been awarded to North Olympic Peninsula projects by the Washington Salmon Recovery Funding Board. Seven projects in Jefferson… Continue reading

Gov. Inslee proposes carbon tax, with most revenue to fund schools

Gov. Inslee proposes carbon tax, with most revenue to fund schools

Gov. Jay Inslee will try to convince lawmakers in the upcoming session to do something voters wouldn’t last month — approve a new… Continue reading

Gov. Inslee proposes carbon tax, with most revenue to fund schools
Fake news epidemic hits home for Sedro-Woolley family

Fake news epidemic hits home for Sedro-Woolley family

Tim McCray signed into Facebook a few weeks ago and scrolled through his news feed as he… Continue reading

Fake news epidemic hits home for Sedro-Woolley family
Gig Harbor couple’s messages in a bottle tie strangers together

Gig Harbor couple’s messages in a bottle tie strangers together

Somewhere on the currents of Puget Sound is a clear glass wine bottle containing a conversation.… Continue reading

Gig Harbor couple’s messages in a bottle tie strangers together

LETTER: I feel safer now that Trump is in office, reign of Obama is over

Feel safer now I didn’t think it could get any worse than the Clintons’ scandals, but that was before the eight years of Obama. It… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Port Angeles vet clinic collecting Toys for Tots … and other items

Blue Mountain Animal Clinic, 2972 Old Olympic Highway, is joining the U.S. Marine Corps in its Toys for Tots campaign. The shelter… Continue reading

Peninsula Home Fund helps family find peace in time for Christmas, birth

Peninsula Home Fund helps family find peace in time for Christmas, birth

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

Peninsula Home Fund helps family find peace in time for Christmas, birth
BACK WHEN: The early years of Josephine Yarr

BACK WHEN: The early years of Josephine Yarr

ON THE EVE of her 100th birthday, when a Port Townsend Leader reporter asked Chimacum’s Josephine Yarr what she would change if she could live… Continue reading

BACK WHEN: The early years of Josephine Yarr

BIRD WATCH: Company for the holidays, both feathered and family

GUESTS DURING THE holidays can also be Christmas gifts, especially when one is a favorite cousin from Florida. A planned entertainment schedule isn’t needed, but… Continue reading