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Tuesday, September 1, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Jefferson County schools gear up for approaching first day with upcoming events
Peninsula Daily News - ... for the Chimacum School District. Sept. 8 is the first day of school in Port Townsend, Chimacum, Quilcene and Brinnon school districts. Port Townsend and Chimacum districts will hold back-to-school events this week. Clallam County classes begin this ... Read more...
Monday, August 31, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Almost 5 inches of rain falls on Paradise Fire, but burn is expected to persist
Peninsula Daily News - ... crews were not able to check on the Paradise Fire or the 4-acre Hungry Fire, burning in the park southwest of Brinnon. Those firefighters are assisting the park and state Department of Natural Resources with the clean-up effort after the storm, as ... Read more...
Sunday, August 30, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Mason County fire causes outage in Jefferson County
Peninsula Daily News - ... It also blacked out all Mason County PUD 1 customers, which includes 1,883 customers in Jefferson County living in Brinnon and points south to the Mason County line. The power was shut down at 7:51 p.m. It was restored in Coyle and Center Valley at ... Read more...
Friday, August 28, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Weekend's rainy forecast could help cool Paradise Fire
Peninsula Daily News - ... area in the area of Olympic National Park's Dose Forks Campground, a backcountry area about 16 miles northwest of Brinnon. The fire remained confined within a half-acre area, and water drops continued on hot spots within the fire boundaries. Gold ... Read more...
Thursday, August 27, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Paradise Fire begins growing again along northern edge in Queets River valley
Peninsula Daily News - ... area in the area of Olympic National Park's Dose Forks Campground, a backcountry area about 16 miles northwest of Brinnon. The fire remained at a half-acre area, and there were several "smokes" located within the fire's boundaries. The Kalaloch Fire ... Read more...
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Port Townsend woman injured in wreck on Highway 101 near Brinnon
Peninsula Daily News - A Port Townsend woman was hurt in a wreck on U.S. Highway 101 near Hjelvick Road on Tuesday. Clarice Harrison, 21, was taken to Harrison Medical Center in Silverdale after the 11:59 a.m. wreck, the State Patrol said. Read more...
Sunday, August 23, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Eye on Jefferson: County commissioners to conduct hearing on surplus property Monday
Peninsula Daily News - ... cost of the project to $1,084,200. They will consider an agreement to allocate grants from lodging tax to Quilcene/Brinnon Dollars for Scholars in the amount of $2,415 and to the Forks Chamber of Commerce, $3,766. They also will consider proclaiming ... Read more...
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Hungry Fire discovered in Olympics, bringing total of active fires to six
Peninsula Daily News - ... in the area of Olympic National Park's Dose Forks Campground, a backcountry campsite about 16 miles northwest of Brinnon. The new fire has been named the Hungry Fire and has burned about one-tenth of an acre, fire officials said. Helicopter water ... Read more...
Sunday, August 16, 2015 -- 12:00 am
State fines Brinnon boat owner more than $16,000 for spill after...
Peninsula Daily News - The state Department of Ecology has fined the owner of Avalon, a 1929 wooden purse seiner, $16,244 after it sank and spilled diesel near Brinnon on Sept. 14. The owner, Randall Schleich, 56, of Brinnon, said he plans to partially contest the ruling, although he said he doesn't have the resources to hire legal counsel and accepts responsibility for the spill. Read more...
Friday, August 14, 2015 -- 8:19 am
Owner of sunken vessel fined for diesel spill
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - The Washington state Department of Ecology has fined the owner of the vessel Avalon $16,244 after it sank and spilled diesel near Brinnon. The department says Randall Schleich was attempting to tow the 65-foot vessel on Sept. Read more...
Friday, August 14, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Lightning causes new fires in east Clallam, Jefferson counties as Paradise smolders
Peninsula Daily News - ... were caused by lightning. Each is on Forest Service land. They are: Cabin Creek Fire: About 5 miles west of Brinnon and 3 miles northeast of Lena Lake. The fire is estimated to be between 5 and 10 acres. "It is in extremely rugged and inaccessible ... Read more...
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Two from Quilcene treated, discharged after collision on Highway 101 south of Brinnon
Peninsula Daily News - Two Quilcene residents had been treated and discharged from a Shelton hospital by Tuesday after a three-car wreck at 1 p.m. Monday on U.S. Highway 101 at Milepost 329 between Brinnon and Shelton. Gustave J. Brush, 70, and Gayle A. Johnson, 68, were taken to Mason General Hospital after Brush's gold 1999 Chevrolet K1 pickup truck hit two other cars, the State Patrol said. Read more...
Monday, July 20, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Man airlifted with leg injuries after fall in Little Quilcene River
Peninsula Daily News - ... rocks, units were called in from East Jefferson Fire-Rescue, Quilcene Fire Department, Port Ludlow Fire & Rescue and Brinnon Fire Department. Read more...
Thursday, July 9, 2015 -- 12:00 am
OUTDOORS: Salmon fishing opens in part of Hood Canal for first time in 22 years
Peninsula Daily News - ... fishing was reopened on Hood Canal on July 1 in a portion of Quilcene and Dabob bays from Turner Creek north of Brinnon to the Toandos Peninsula in waters shallower than 120 feet. This type of fishing is open year-round on Dungeness Bay, and the ... Read more...
Saturday, July 4, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Firefighters battle brush fire southwest of Brinnon
Peninsula Daily News - East Jefferson Fire-Rescue personnel were battling a brush fire Saturday afternoon in clearcut area of Olympic National Forest northwest of Fulton Creek Road and King Drive near the Mason County line. The area reportedly was close to a power line corridor and said to be growing rapidly as it burned downhill. Read more...
Sunday, June 28, 2015 -- 12:00 am
State budget snafu nearly fizzled Port Townsend's fireworks show - but it will go on
Peninsula Daily News - ... some money," he said. Other state parks on the North Olympic Peninsula are Bogachiel near Forks, Dosewallips near Brinnon, Fort Flagler on Marrowstone Island, Fort Townsend in Port Townsend, Anderson Lake State Park near Chimacum and Sequim Bay near ... Read more...
Sunday, June 28, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Business Briefs: Retailer Rei seeking to unify in one complex in Bellevue . . . and other items
Peninsula Daily News - ... extremities and Bowenwork. For more information on classes or to register, phone 360-417-0703. Legal clinic slated BRINNON - Clallam-Jefferson County Pro Bono Lawyers will hold its quarterly Jefferson County free legal clinic at the Brinnon ... Read more...
Thursday, June 25, 2015 -- 12:00 am
OUTDOORS: Baitfish bringing salmon to coast
Peninsula Daily News - ... approved opening a flatfish fishery in Hood Canal north of a true east line from the mouth of Turner Creek (north of Brinnon) to the Toandos Peninsula. Anglers will be able to fish for flounder, sole and other flatfish (except halibut). The rule ... Read more...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Sequim City Council hires new city manager; Charlie Bush, 40, to start in August
Peninsula Daily News - ... executive session. In addition to Bush, other finalists were John DuRocher of Des Plaines, Ill.; Belinda Graham of Brinnon; Kandis Hanson of Mound, Minn.; Yvonne Kimball of Dewey-Humboldt, Ariz.; and William Kohbarger of North Las Vegas, Nev. Bush ... Read more...
Monday, June 22, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Hempapalooza, despite low turnout, deemed a success in Brinnon
Peninsula Daily News - ... we knew we were going to lose money," "The first time you do anything, it's going to be slow," said George Sickel, Brinnon's honorary mayor. "It will pick up in the future if we are lucky enough to be able to do this again." ________ Jefferson ... Read more...



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