Jefferson County

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Virtual meeting at 11 a.m. Wednesday. This week features a discussion on business insurance. For information email… Continue reading

Hadlock sewer plan draws opposition

County plans outreach in mid-April

Telephone town hall to focus on covid relief package

Congressman Derek Kilmer will discuss the American Rescue Plan, an emergency legislative package passed by Congress and signed into law by President Joe Biden, during… Continue reading

Ewen LeRest, 16, of Quilcene, has received statewide recognition for his photography, which celebrates school activities as well as the natural world. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News
Ewen LeRest, 16, of Quilcene, has received statewide recognition for his photography, which celebrates school activities as well as the natural world. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

EYE ON JEFFERSON: County to consider comprehensive plan amendments

The three Jefferson County commissioners will hear recommendations from the planning commission regarding amendments to the 2020 comprehensive plan when they meet at 9 a.m.… Continue reading

Ashley Kehl, left, and his wife Jennimae Hillyard will host the 10th annual Plant & Seed Exchange in Port Townsend on Sunday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Plant & Seed Exchange outdoors this Sunday

Free event hosted at farm open to all levels of gardeners

Ashley Kehl, left, and his wife Jennimae Hillyard will host the 10th annual Plant & Seed Exchange in Port Townsend on Sunday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Gov. Jay Inslee updates priorities list for vaccinations

Restaurant workers on the North Olympic Peninsula soon will be eligible for vaccinations, after Gov. Jay Inslee announced changes to the state’s priorities Thursday. Restaurant,… Continue reading

Leo Goolden and Clallam County have reached an agreement to move the 1910 wooden yacht he has been restoring in Sequim by Sept. 18. This screen shot is from a YouTube video posted March 13 by the Sampson Boat Co. (Sampson Boat Co. via YouTube)

Boat builder reaches agreement with Clallam County

Reconstructed racing yacht likely to end up in Port Townsend, he says

Leo Goolden and Clallam County have reached an agreement to move the 1910 wooden yacht he has been restoring in Sequim by Sept. 18. This screen shot is from a YouTube video posted March 13 by the Sampson Boat Co. (Sampson Boat Co. via YouTube)
Several bushes that were planted around the Peninsula Daily News’ Port Townsend office at 1939 E. Sims Way were hacked up by a vandal early Wednesday morning sometime between 3:45 a.m. when the daily paper was delivered to the office and 9 a.m. when reporting staff arrived. While giving Port Townsend Police Officer Drew Radford information about the cut shrubs, landlord Matt Caporiotti stated that it will cost about $1,200 to replace them, as some were bonsai. Police are investigating. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Landscaping vandalized outside Port Townsend office

Several bushes that were planted around the Peninsula Daily News’ Port Townsend office at 1939 E. Sims Way were hacked up by a vandal early… Continue reading

Several bushes that were planted around the Peninsula Daily News’ Port Townsend office at 1939 E. Sims Way were hacked up by a vandal early Wednesday morning sometime between 3:45 a.m. when the daily paper was delivered to the office and 9 a.m. when reporting staff arrived. While giving Port Townsend Police Officer Drew Radford information about the cut shrubs, landlord Matt Caporiotti stated that it will cost about $1,200 to replace them, as some were bonsai. Police are investigating. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)
Photo courtesy CJS Films
“Miss Lillian: More than a President’s Mother,” is a new documentary film inspired by Carol Swarbrick Dries of Sequim’s one-woman show. The movie is part of the online Cinejoy film festival this Saturday through 
March 30.
Photo courtesy CJS Films
“Miss Lillian: More than a President’s Mother,” is a new documentary film inspired by Carol Swarbrick Dries of Sequim’s one-woman show. The movie is part of the online Cinejoy film festival this Saturday through 
March 30.

Vaccination appointments open now for the next tier

Those in the Phase 1B2 category for COVID-19 vaccinations are now able to schedule appointments at clinics across the North Olympic Peninsula. The tier of… Continue reading

After COVID weighed

If all take precautions, area could be free of virus by summer

Port Townsend Film Festival board member Rafael Urquia and Executive Director Janette Force, seen during the 2019 festival, will get together virtually for “A Toast to the Future,” a free online event Thursday evening. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Port Townsend Film Festival board member Rafael Urquia and Executive Director Janette Force, seen during the 2019 festival, will get together virtually for “A Toast to the Future,” a free online event Thursday evening. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Nan Evans visited Port Townsend’s Quimper Wildlife Corridor this week in anticipation of hosting the Conservation Breakfast, a free online event presented by the Jefferson Land Trust on Thursday morning. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Quimper wildlife refuge topic of breakfast

Variety of speakers scheduled for online discussion

Nan Evans visited Port Townsend’s Quimper Wildlife Corridor this week in anticipation of hosting the Conservation Breakfast, a free online event presented by the Jefferson Land Trust on Thursday morning. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Lori DeLorm

Three vie for Clallam Conservation District board seat

Applications for Clallam, Jefferson appointed positions to be accepted through March 31

Lori DeLorm

Utility rate hikes proposed

Water, electric charges to be considered in April 6 hearing