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Friday, August 28, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Entertainment Briefs: Shakespeare's 'a Midsummer's Night Dream' to...
Peninsula Daily News - ... (search for Olympic Cellars), and for details and directions phone the winery at 360-452-0160. Olympic Music Fest QUILCENE - Music inspired by a forbidden love affair and a string quintet considered to be one of the greatest compositions ever ... Read more...
Friday, August 28, 2015 -- 12:00 am
More Olympic National Forest campgrounds added to area burn bans
Peninsula Daily News - ... area could spread quickly, officials said. The Seal Rock Campground is on the east side of the Peninsula south of Quilcene. It is accessible from U.S. Highway 101, but emergency response could be too late if a fire start is driven by winds from the ... Read more...
Thursday, August 27, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Investigators look for suspect after large firefighting water tank is ...
Peninsula Daily News - ... District Ranger Dean Yoshina. Without the tank, firefighting efforts were curtailed, and the blaze southwest of Quilcene grew to 10 acres, according to Rita Chandler, fire staff officer, on Tuesday. "Firefighters had to work hard to regain control ... Read more...
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Port Townsend woman injured in wreck on Highway 101 near Brinnon
Peninsula Daily News - ... which Harrison was a passenger - made an abrupt U-turn in front of a pickup driven by Keith R. McClanahan, 25, of Quilcene. Both were traveling south on Highway 101 roughly 32 miles south of Port Townsend. McClanahan tried to avoid the collision by ... Read more...
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Who Would do this? Thief takes firefighting equipment from Cabin Creek fire site near Quilcene
Peninsula Daily News - Firefighters are seeking information about a theft of $2,000 worth of firefighting equipment from the site of the Cabin Creek Fire in the Olympic National Forest southwest of Quilcene. An 1,800-gallon folding water tank, hose and fittings were stolen after firefighters left the site of the fire on Sunday, said Rita Chandler, fire staff officer, in a statement late Tuesday. Read more...
Sunday, August 23, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Ultrafiltration to be used in Port Townsend water treatment facility
Peninsula Daily News - ... off, Timmons said. The plant will change the path of the water, he said. Currently, the water is piped from the Big Quilcene and Little Quilcene rivers to the City Lake reservoir, where it is chlorinated, then routed either to the Port Townsend ... Read more...
Sunday, August 23, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Port Hadlock clan travels region as performance troupe Lobo del Mar
Peninsula Daily News - ... Townsend Brewing, 330 10th St., Port Townsend. Sept. 5 at the Linger Longer Outdoor Theater, 151 E. Columbia St., Quilcene, where gates open at 2 p.m. and festivities go until 6 p.m. For information, see www.LobodelMarEntertainment.com or phone ... Read more...
Sunday, August 23, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Peninsula fires in mountains gain little ground
Peninsula Daily News - ... Wilderness. Gold Fire: Crews continued withdrawing equipment from the 10-acre fire near Bon Jon Pass northwest of Quilcene. Forest Road 2820, Forest Road 2820-010, Little Quilcene Trail and the upper portion of the Mount Townsend Trail remained ... Read more...
Sunday, August 23, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Eye on Jefferson: County commissioners to conduct hearing on surplus property Monday
Peninsula Daily News - ... the total 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 ... Read more...
Friday, August 21, 2015 -- 12:00 am
'Boomfest,' 'Moonfest,' pair of outdoor music festivals, kick off in Jefferson County
Peninsula Daily News - ... It will be at 324 Munn Road, which is at the end of Snow Creek Road off U.S. Highway 101 about 5 miles north of Quilcene. This is the first year tickets will be sold to Boomfest. Boomfest "has grown up some since last year. We are more organized and ... Read more...
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Hungry Fire discovered in Olympics, bringing total of active fires to six
Peninsula Daily News - ... Saturday and was burning in a steep and nearly inaccessible area near the Hayden Pass Trail, about 22 miles west of Quilcene Fire crews will monitor the fire in the near future. The LaCrosse Fire, at about one-tenth of an acre inside park ... Read more...
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Port Townsend gives green light to $13 million water treatment facility contract
Peninsula Daily News - ... although a new reservoir will be built south of the existing one. Currently, water is gravity-fed from the Big Quilcene and Little Quilcene rivers or two reservoirs - Lord's Lake and City Lake - then channeled either to the Port Townsend Paper Corp. ... Read more...
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Olympic National Forest to begin salal permit sales in September
Peninsula Daily News - ... A "hand" is the amount of salal that can be held in one hand. Permits will be issued from the Forks, Quinault and Quilcene offices during business hours - 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. - on Sept. 9, Nov. 4, Jan. 6 and March 9. All are Wednesdays. Maximum of ... Read more...
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Sports Briefs: Sequim graduate McMullin honored . . . Quilcene...
Peninsula Daily News - ... work. McMullin, a jumper for the Vikings' track and field team, is an English Literature major with a 3.91 GPA. Quilcene football QUILCENE - The Quilcene High School football team will have its equipment registration today at 10 a.m. at the school. ... Read more...
Monday, August 17, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Eye on Jefferson: Port Townsend City Council to consider $13 million treatment plant contract today
Peninsula Daily News - ... the Jefferson County Historical Society, the Gateway Visitor Center, the North Hood Canal Chamber of Commerce, the Quilcene Historical Museum and the Tourism Coordinating Council. Also on the consent agenda are agreements to allocate: $14,420 for ... Read more...
Sunday, August 16, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Funds for Quilcene wastewater facility study hinge on government sponsor
Peninsula Daily News - Money allocated to fund a feasibility study to build a community wastewater treatment facility in Quilcene can be released as soon as a government sponsor steps forward, the Jefferson County administrator said. Jefferson County commissioners authorized $100,000 for the project from the county's Public Infrastructure Fund in March 2012. Read more...
Sunday, August 16, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Eye on Jefferson: Port Townsend City Council to consider $13 million treatment plant contract Monday
Peninsula Daily News - ... the Jefferson County Historical Society, the Gateway Visitor Center, the North Hood Canal Chamber of Commerce, the Quilcene Historical Museum and the Tourism Coordinating Council. Also on the consent agenda are agreements to allocate: $14,420 for ... Read more...
Friday, August 14, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Lightning causes new fires in east Clallam, Jefferson counties as Paradise smolders
Peninsula Daily News - ... inaccessible terrain, similar to the Paradise Fire," Nemeth said Thursday. Gold Fire: About 6 miles northwest of Quilcene off Forest Service Road 28 north of Bon Jon Pass. Three local fire engines and Jefferson County water tenders were able to ... Read more...
Friday, August 14, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Other area events on North Olympic Peninsula
Peninsula Daily News - ... Gilgamesh" and 14/48 Projects' "The Journey of the Bell: Tales of Wonder & Adventure from Hans Christian Andersen." QUILCENE Tasting gala QUILCENE - The Linger Longer Outdoor Theater will host the Wine, Beer, Cider and Spirits Tasting Gala from 5 to ... Read more...
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Big Quilcene River salmon season called off as low flows continue amid drought
Peninsula Daily News - The Big Quilcene River salmon season that had been scheduled to open Sunday has been canceled. The river's flow has fallen enough to threaten fish, the state Department of Fish and Wildlife announced. Read more...



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