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Man arrested after Christmas tree stolen in ransack of Sequim-area home

Deputies didn’t call him a Grinch, but they say a man left a trail of ornaments after ransacking a Sequim-area home and… Continue reading

Jefferson commissioners near approval of $55.8 million 2018 budget

Jefferson County commissioners are poised to approve a $55.8 million 2018 budget that officials said maintains the status quo. “It is essentially… Continue reading

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Couple escapes blaze but home lost near Port Townsend

A couple escaped their burning Port Townsend-area home Thursday morning as a blaze ripped through the house. Firefighters from East Jefferson Fire-Rescue,… Continue reading

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Jefferson County | Peninsula Daily News

Parents criticize tactics: Chimacum High School discipline methods draw fire

Parents frustrated with Chimacum High School’s recent approach to discipline told administrators during a well-attended parent forum Wednesday night that their students now… Continue reading

Jefferson County | Peninsula Daily News
Jefferson County | Peninsula Daily News

Artists weave a friendship through fiber art; Chimacum celebrates arts and crafts this weekend:

Cathie Wier and Pat Herkal are Port Townsend artists. They are also good friends. Wier, a weaver, explores the combination of materials and… Continue reading

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Brinnon woman taken to hospital after wreck

A Brinnon woman troopers suspect of driving under the influence was taken to Jefferson Healthcare on Wednesday night after a single-vehicle wreck in… Continue reading

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Pact with PDA would move KPTZ Radio to Fort Worden

EDITOR’S NOTE: Because of a printing error, Jefferson County readers did not get this entire story on Thursday. It is reprinted here in its entirety.… Continue reading

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Climate change, oceans focus of Fort Worden lecture

Effects of low oxygen in the oceans will be explored in the next installment of the Port Townsend Marine Life Center’s lecture… Continue reading

Daddy-Daughter Dance, children’s event set this week

The annual Cherish Our Children event in La Push and a Daddy-Daughter Dance in Port Angeles are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Town hall meeting rescheduled … and other items

A town hall meeting scheduled for Forks on Tuesday will be rescheduled due to a critical meeting on water rights. The meeting —… Continue reading

Talbot to perform tonight at Northwind Arts

Northwind Arts Center will join Matt Miner Presents in welcoming singer-songwriter Nathaniel Talbot for an evening of original songs at 7 tonight.… Continue reading

Jefferson PUD seeks donations to help low-income families

Jefferson County Public Utility District is urging its customers to round their utility bills up to the nearest dollar this winter to… Continue reading

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Governor opposes House bill on Snake River dams

Gov. Jay Inslee is opposed to a bill introduced by Republican U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers… Continue reading

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LETTER: Property tax would hurt many in Jefferson but benefit few

‘No’ on tax It is not true that a regressive tax that hurts low-income homeowners is the only way to raise funds for affordable housing… Continue reading

LETTER: Government should ensure universal health care for everyone

Universal health care In December 2012, the United Nations passed a historical resolution to endorse universal health coverage which is defined as “everyone (including the… Continue reading

LETTER: Killing mountain goats would be unfair in Olympic National Park

Unfair suffering to goats The Olympic National Park’s preferred management plan for mountain goats calls for what constitutes a militarization of wilderness. Helicopters carrying gunmen… Continue reading