Jefferson County

Man sentenced to 7 years for distributing drugs

Smith, 50, had prior arrests in Port Angeles in 2014 and 2021

A group of Admiralty Audubon members look out over the Strait of Juan de Fuca to count birds for the annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Peninsula Christmas Bird Count nearing completion

Volunteers still needed for Friday’s Port Angeles outing

A group of Admiralty Audubon members look out over the Strait of Juan de Fuca to count birds for the annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)
Thea Bey of Port Angeles watches as her dog, Thuja, tries to retrieve a stick from incoming waves on Ediz Hook in Port Angeles and her other dogs, Williwaw, center, and Lollie look on during Saturday’s king tide on the Strait of Juan de Fuca. The astronomical high tide in Port Angeles on Saturday was 8.98 feet, prompting coastal flood advisories for most shorelines in Northwest Washington. The highest king tide on the North Olympic Peninsula was a predicted 10.9 feet Friday and Saturday at La Push. Port Townsend’s highest tide was on Christmas Day with an estimated 9.9 feet. High tides at Dungeness were 8.8 feet throughout the holiday weekend and including today. King tides will be seen again on the Peninsula beginning Jan. 21. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

King tide

Thea Bey of Port Angeles watches as her dog, Thuja, tries to retrieve a stick from incoming waves on Ediz Hook in Port Angeles and… Continue reading

Thea Bey of Port Angeles watches as her dog, Thuja, tries to retrieve a stick from incoming waves on Ediz Hook in Port Angeles and her other dogs, Williwaw, center, and Lollie look on during Saturday’s king tide on the Strait of Juan de Fuca. The astronomical high tide in Port Angeles on Saturday was 8.98 feet, prompting coastal flood advisories for most shorelines in Northwest Washington. The highest king tide on the North Olympic Peninsula was a predicted 10.9 feet Friday and Saturday at La Push. Port Townsend’s highest tide was on Christmas Day with an estimated 9.9 feet. High tides at Dungeness were 8.8 feet throughout the holiday weekend and including today. King tides will be seen again on the Peninsula beginning Jan. 21. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Barb Maynes, a member of First United Methodist Church in Port Angeles, breaks up ice on the sidewalk on the Laurel Street side of the church on Saturday. Warming temperatures and rain were helping to melt nearly a foot of snow that had fallen earlier in the week, but remaining accumulated ice required physical attention in many locations. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Peninsula escapes worst of winter storm

Heavy rain, high wind forecast for this week

Barb Maynes, a member of First United Methodist Church in Port Angeles, breaks up ice on the sidewalk on the Laurel Street side of the church on Saturday. Warming temperatures and rain were helping to melt nearly a foot of snow that had fallen earlier in the week, but remaining accumulated ice required physical attention in many locations. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
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EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Meets at noon on Wednesdays at Asian Buffet, 1940 E. First St. #160 (Port Angeles Plaza) in Port Angeles.… Continue reading

Flu kills 2 more on North Olympic Peninsula

Health officer: Strain seen in emergency rooms

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After days of frozen streets and sidewalks the downtown Port Townsend business district is covered with slush and puddles after an overnight rain on Thursday and Friday morning. The temperature climbed to 37 degrees at mid-day Friday.
Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News

After days of frozen streets and sidewalks the downtown Port Townsend business district is covered with slush and puddles after an overnight rain on Thursday and Friday morning. The temperature climbed to 37 degrees at mid-day Friday.

PDN available online only on Monday

The U.S. Postal Service is taking Monday as its Christmas Day holiday so the Peninsula Daily News will not be printed on paper or delivered… Continue reading

Todd Ortloff Show guests this week

Here is this week’s schedule for the 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Todd Ortloff Show on KONP 1450 AM, 101.7 FM in… Continue reading

Brinnon man jailed after assault report

A Brinnon man is in custody in the Jefferson County Jail for investigation of second-degree assault, unlawful possession of a firearm and a… Continue reading

East Jefferson Fire Rescue chief: Funding fulfills a big need

Grant to help those who need services

Entertainment offered on Peninsula

Entertainment is offered on Christmas weekend on the North Olympic Peninsula. • Winter Ice Village offers ice skating daily through Jan. 2 at 121 W.… Continue reading

Pedestrians make their way along an icy stretch of First Street in downtown Port Angeles on a sub-freezing Thursday afternoon. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Freezing followed by flooding expected as weather changes

Peninsula roads could be especially hazardous today

Pedestrians make their way along an icy stretch of First Street in downtown Port Angeles on a sub-freezing Thursday afternoon. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

ISSUES OF FAITH: Remember those who help make it a wonderful life

IF YOU ARE like me, you get excited about Christmas. I love so many things about Christmas; the lights, the music, the food, the family… Continue reading

Refuge from the cold in Jefferson County

Shelters and warming centers are offered in Port Townsend. • The Jefferson County Emergency Shelter offers both overnight and daytime refuge during the winter. It… Continue reading

Places to get in out of the cood open on Peninsula

Temperatures below freezing are filling shelters and warming centers while prompting the opening of others on the North Olympic Peninsula. Here is a list. JEFFERSON… Continue reading

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Sequim's Taryn Johnson (center) set the Wolves' all-time goal scoring record as a junior this season. Johnson is the Peninsula Daily News' All-Peninsula Girls Soccer MVP.

ALL-PENINSULA GIRLS SOCCER: Sequim’s Taryn Johnson displays knack for finding the net

All-Peninsula Girls Soccer team includes players from Sequim, Port Angeles and East Jefferson

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Sequim's Taryn Johnson (center) set the Wolves' all-time goal scoring record as a junior this season. Johnson is the Peninsula Daily News' All-Peninsula Girls Soccer MVP.
Bill Meyer of Forks watches as his golden doodle Remi chases after a tossed snowball on Wednesday at the Port Angeles dog park at Lincoln Park. Meyer said the dog loved snow and that the park was a favorite romping ground during trips to Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Bill Meyer of Forks watches as his golden doodle Remi chases after a tossed snowball on Wednesday at the Port Angeles dog park at Lincoln Park. Meyer said the dog loved snow and that the park was a favorite romping ground during trips to Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)