Jefferson County

Federal Way man jailed after wreck near La Push

Jeffrey Scott Alma, 30, was booked on investigation of felony hit-and-run with injury, driving under the influence, violation of a protection order and fourth-degree assault.

HELP LINE: A simple way to start saving for retirement

A government website helps people begin a retirement savings account and determine their contributions.

HORSEPLAY: Local girls place at state fair; dealing with a case of colic

HORSEPLAY: Local girls place at state fair; dealing with a case of colic

Three Clallam County girls earned ribbons and placings at the Washington State Fair. Karen’s horse Indy develops, and is treated for, colic.

HORSEPLAY: Local girls place at state fair; dealing with a case of colic

Jefferson County commissioner, PUD candidates discuss growth, housing

The same candidates have been invited to a candidates night in Brinnon on Monday.

Shooting sows terror at Washington mall; shooter on loose

Shooting sows terror at Washington mall; shooter on loose

Those who survived were still trying to process what happened as their community became the latest entry on a list of places known by the rest of world for mass shootings.

Shooting sows terror at Washington mall; shooter on loose
Squall keeps boat towing firm busy in Port Townsend

Squall keeps boat towing firm busy in Port Townsend

It was a busy day for Vessel Assist and East Jefferson Fire-Rescue.

Squall keeps boat towing firm busy in Port Townsend
Volunteers clear tons of trash from Coastal, Strait beaches

Volunteers clear tons of trash from Coastal, Strait beaches

The International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) is a global cleanup effort organized by the Ocean Conservancy each third Saturday of September.

Volunteers clear tons of trash from Coastal, Strait beaches
Wreck slows Port Townsend traffic; no one hurt

Wreck slows Port Townsend traffic; no one hurt

The fire department did not identify the drivers, citing privacy laws.

Wreck slows Port Townsend traffic; no one hurt
Voyeurism charges urged after Facebook posting

Voyeurism charges urged after Facebook posting

The juvenile, who was not in custody Thursday, is not named because of the person’s age, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.

Voyeurism charges urged after Facebook posting

Lodging tax receipts up on Peninsula, especially in Port Angeles

The city has seen a 24 percent increase in lodging taxes collected from January through August compared to 2015, recording $320,520 in revenue.

Jefferson County approves $650,000 internal loan for Undie Road work

The 0.8-mile stretch of roadway was damaged during the winter and fall due to high water levels in the Bogachiel River.

State: Peninsula jobless rates decreased slightly in August

Clallam County unemployment came down to 7.6 percent, while Jefferson County’s jobless rate dipped to 7.2 percent, officials said.

Motocross community mourns passing of Port Angeles racer

Motocross community mourns passing of Port Angeles racer

Racing association officials said Mike Procunier died doing what he loved.

Motocross community mourns passing of Port Angeles racer
Jamie Michel, Coastal Watershed Institute nearshore biologist, right, hands a pamphlet on beach restoration to CWI Executive Director Anne Shaffer while addressing visitors who turned out to catch a glimpse of the renewed Beach Lake shoreline, located just east of the Elwha River estuary. At middle is Tara McBride, CWI nearshore biologist. (Chris McDaniel/Peninsula Daily News)

Restored expanse of beach near Elwha River shared with public

Tour comes in advance of open access for visitors to replenished Beach Lake shoreline.

Jamie Michel, Coastal Watershed Institute nearshore biologist, right, hands a pamphlet on beach restoration to CWI Executive Director Anne Shaffer while addressing visitors who turned out to catch a glimpse of the renewed Beach Lake shoreline, located just east of the Elwha River estuary. At middle is Tara McBride, CWI nearshore biologist. (Chris McDaniel/Peninsula Daily News)
Quilcene School wins award for its inclusive policies

Quilcene School wins award for its inclusive policies

Only 20 schools in the country received the distinction from the National Education Policy Center of University of Colorado.

Quilcene School wins award for its inclusive policies
Film festival kicks off in Port Townsend

Film festival kicks off in Port Townsend

Stars to light up what should be a sell-out success.

Film festival kicks off in Port Townsend
YMCA of Sequim sets soft, hard opening dates

YMCA of Sequim sets soft, hard opening dates

A celebration is planned Oct. 1 and a soft opening Oct. 24.

YMCA of Sequim sets soft, hard opening dates