Jefferson County

Another round of goat removal underway in Olympic National Park

Last year’s batch said to be adapting well in Cascades

 

Quilcene man acquitted of sex charge

Timonthy J. Rondeau Jr. of Quilcene, one of 10 defendants in the 2018 Net Nanny operation, has been found not guilty by a jury on… Continue reading

 

Federal judge denies Olympic Game Farm’s motion to dismiss portions of lawsuit

Animal Legal Defense Fund gains legal victory as complaint moves forward

 

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Sequim man’s hearing delayed after report of fatal disease

Clinton R. Caldwell, one of a dozen suspected predators arrested in a Net-Nanny child-sex sting operation in March, died Monday, Oct. 29, at his home,… Continue reading

2018 Eleanor Stopps Environmental Leadership Awards were presented to Sarah Doyle (left), stewardship coordinator for the North Olympic Salmon Coalition and Dr. Eloise Kailin, Olympic Environmental Council co-founder. Port Townsend Marine Science Center Executive Director Janine Boire (center) presented the awards. Dr Kailin who was not present was represented by Darlene Schanfald, her fellow board member from Protect the Peninsula’s Future. (Jeannie McMacken/Peninsula Daily News)

Kailin, Doyle honored with Eleanor Stopps environmental award

Dr. Eloise Kailin of Blyn and Sara Doyle of Port Townsend have been awarded the 2018 Eleanor Stopps Environmental Leadership Award from the Port Townsend… Continue reading

2018 Eleanor Stopps Environmental Leadership Awards were presented to Sarah Doyle (left), stewardship coordinator for the North Olympic Salmon Coalition and Dr. Eloise Kailin, Olympic Environmental Council co-founder. Port Townsend Marine Science Center Executive Director Janine Boire (center) presented the awards. Dr Kailin who was not present was represented by Darlene Schanfald, her fellow board member from Protect the Peninsula’s Future. (Jeannie McMacken/Peninsula Daily News)

Maguire to step down as Juan de Fuca Foundation for the Arts director

The frontman for the Juan de Fuca Foundation for the Arts will drop the microphone in December. Dan Maguire, ninth-year executive director of the Port… Continue reading

Kilmer: Bill aims to expand broadband access

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer plans to introduce a bill this month that would help expand broadband access to rural areas such as the West End… Continue reading

2020 vision: Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe moves ahead on hotel plans

The Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe is moving forward on its long-planned hotel and resort at 7 Cedars Casino, firming up plans to open a five-story, 100-room… Continue reading

Fire District 3 commissioners to place levy lid lift on November ballot

Voters in the Sequim area and a small part of East Jefferson County will consider this November a proposed levy lid lift for Clallam County… Continue reading

Peninsula protest sees more than 675 rally against federal immigration policy

More than 675 protesters gathered near the U.S. Border Patrol station in Port Angeles on Saturday, June 30, to rally against federal immigration policies. Similar… Continue reading

Fourth arrest reported in alleged Peninsula drug ring

Federal and local law enforcement have arrested four people, breaking up what officials are calling one of the primary illicit drug suppliers of heroin and… Continue reading

One-of-a kind collaboration expected to train health care workers on Peninsula

Peninsula College is teaming up with health care providers from Clallam and Jefferson counties in a wide-ranging $1 million effort funded by state lawmakers, the… Continue reading

State terminates Cooke’s lease for Port Angeles salmon farm

Meetings were expected to begin last week between the state Department of Natural Resources and Cooke Aquaculture Pacific on plans to shut down the company’s… Continue reading

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                                Clallam Transit’s Strait Shot bus approaches Port Angeles on U.S. Highway 101 on a recent run from the Bainbridge Island ferry terminal.

Clallam Transit plans bus service expansion for holidays

Clallam Transit’s Strait Shot bus to Bainbridge Island had record-high ridership over Thanksgiving weekend, prompting the agency to expand the direct service on four upcoming… Continue reading

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                                Clallam Transit’s Strait Shot bus approaches Port Angeles on U.S. Highway 101 on a recent run from the Bainbridge Island ferry terminal.

Remembering Our Fallen: Tribute Towers in Port Angeles show faces of sacrifice

Every face tells a story. Nearly 5,000 stories were being told last weekend in a traveling photographic war memorial on display at the Captain Joseph… Continue reading

UPDATE: Man arrested after Christmas tree stolen in ransack of Sequim-area residence

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

Entrepreneurs win awards in Washington Coast Works Sustainable Small Business Competition

Budding businesses in Port Angeles, Forks and Westport won cash awards in the third annual Washington Coast Works Sustainable Small Business Competition. Entrepreneurs who focus… Continue reading

Defending freedom: Marine Corps veteran urges telling of military history

The annual regional Veterans Day ceremony in a Port Angeles Coast Guard hangar rarely coaxes crowd interjections. But on Saturday, Nov. 11, mumbles of “no”… Continue reading

Masonic group honors Marvin G. Shields in ceremony

The National Sojourners Olympic Chapter 539 honored the late U.S. Navy Petty Officer Marvin G. Shields, the only Navy Seabee to receive the Medal of… Continue reading