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Monday, March 23, 2015 -- 6:08 am
State fines company for violations related to logger's death
KHQ-TV Spokane - ... ntracting Inc. of Port Angeles. The company has until April 6 to appeal. Jeremy Paapke was working at a job site in Quilcene on Sept. 25, when the 23-year-old Port Angeles man was hit in the head by a falling tree. Read more...
Monday, March 23, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Deadline Today! Wanted - a few good Jefferson County heroes for Heart of Service award
Peninsula Daily News - ... and other organizations: Carol Christiansen and her late husband, Jim. They made themselves indispensable to the Quilcene Historical Museum, Linger Longer Stage project, Quilcene Community Center, Quilcene/Brinnon Garden Club and other South County ... Read more...
Sunday, March 22, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Good Samaritans help Oregon men after crash south of Quilcene
Peninsula Daily News - Passers-by came to the aid of two Oregon men injured in a single-car rollover wreck on U.S. Highway 101 about 7 miles south of Quilcene. A 2009 Chevrolet Aveo driven by Patrick J. Delaney, 64, of Hermiston, Ore., lost traction as it traveled south on Highway 101 at 7:54 a.m. Friday, the State Patrol said. Read more...
Sunday, March 22, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Port Angeles firm fined $51,800 by state over logger's death near Quilcene
Peninsula Daily News - A Port Angeles company has been assessed $51,800 in fines by the state Department of Labor and Industries for violations related to the job-site death of a logger, Jeremy Paapke, off Coyle Road in Quilcene. Brian Borde Contracting Inc. of Port Angeles has until April 6 to appeal the three violations that occurred at the Coyle Road site in Jefferson County where Paapke, a Port Angeles resident, was working the day he died, Sept. Read more...
Friday, March 20, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Tidepools magazine announces writers, musicians, artists to be included in this year's edition
Peninsula Daily News - ... Adult digital art First: "Twelfth Man" by Cynthia Brooke of Sequim. Second: "The Majestic One" by Lynn Schafer of Quilcene. Music First: "Clotho" by Hallett of Port Angeles. Second: "Boomerang" by Howly Slim and Sandy Summers of Port Angeles. Third ... Read more...
Thursday, March 19, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Prep Baseball: Team-by-team preview capsules
Peninsula Daily News - ... contribute from the opening pitch. There also are two new managers in Andy Lingle at Chimacum and Darrin Dotson at Quilcene. PORT ANGELES Coach: Vic Reykdal, second season. Last year: 6-11 overall, 6-10 Olympic League (seventh). Top Returners: Logan ... Read more...
Monday, March 16, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Quilcene School garden program awarded $10,000 grant by Jefferson...
Peninsula Daily News - The Quilcene School garden program received a substantial financial boost last week with the awarding of a $10,000 grant for building structures and paying for materials. "This is a good program because it gets kids to realize where their food comes from and gets them out digging in the dirt expending energy," said Heather Sanders, who teaches first and second grades. Read more...
Monday, March 16, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Jefferson County sheriff presses for more community-oriented policing
Peninsula Daily News - ... preferred tactics should an incident occur. The department also has established a presence in the Chimacum and Quilcene school districts, with one deputy operating out of the Quilcene campus and others visiting Chimacum regularly to play basketball ... Read more...
Sunday, March 15, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Business Briefs: New spinach variety debuts in the region . . . and other items
Peninsula Daily News - ... Farm - in addition to Nash's Organic Produce in Sequim and Midori Farm, Old Tarboo Farm and Dharma Ridge Farm in Quilcene. "Abundant Bloomsdale" spinach is slow to bolt and cold-hardy, and has deeply savoyed - or crinkled - and succulent leaves. ... Read more...
Saturday, March 7, 2015 -- 11:33 pm
Eye on Jefferson: County commissioners to eye project bids Monday
Peninsula Daily News - ... Routes to Schools project. Agreements to allocate 2015 hotel-motel grant funding in the amount of $8,500 for the Quilcene Historical Museum, $15,000 for the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce and $23,247 for the Forks Chamber of Commerce. Port ... Read more...
Friday, March 6, 2015 -- 12:15 pm
Woman, 78, loses leg in motorcycle crash; 85-year-old woman trapped
KOMO News - ... Keplinger, East Jefferson Fire Rescue spokeswoman. Willliams' hometown was not available. Rita McClure, 85, of Quilcene had to be extricated from her Volkswagen station wagon and was taken to Jefferson Healthcare Hospital, Keplinger said. Ryan ... Read more...
Friday, March 6, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Jefferson Land Trust seeks new executive director amid staff changes
Peninsula Daily News - ... farmland The land trust has played a role in permanently preserving more than 650 acres of farmland in Chimacum, Quilcene and Discovery Bay, and stewards or preserves from development more than 10,000 acres. That's a growth of 14 times the area it ... Read more...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Quilcene man burns hands attempting to extinguish car fire
Peninsula Daily News - East Jefferson Fire-Rescue firefighters are investigating the cause of a car fire in which a Quilcene man burned his hands. Those 26-year-old man, who was not identified, was taken to Jefferson Healthcare hospital after he tried to put out a fire that started in the back seat of his Volkswagen Jetta early Sunday morning, said Bill Beezley, East Jefferson Fire-Rescue spokesman. Read more...
Monday, February 23, 2015 -- 12:00 am
WANTED - A few good Jefferson County heroes for Heart of...
Peninsula Daily News - ... and other organizations: Carol Christiansen and her late husband, Jim. They made themselves indispensable to the Quilcene Historical Museum, Linger Longer Stage project, Quilcene Community Center, Quilcene/Brinnon Garden Club and other South County ... Read more...
Friday, February 20, 2015 -- 12:00 am
News Briefs: Timber sale harvest shuts area around Olympic National...
Peninsula Daily News - The area around the Quilcene office of Olympic National Forest's Hood Canal Ranger District will be closed today until further notice. The office itself will remain open, said Donna Nemeth, Forest Service spokeswoman. Read more...
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Memorial service Saturday in Quilcene to honor deputy fire chief's memory
Peninsula Daily News - ... hall. He loved going on calls and had a passion for his work," Randall said. The service begins at 10 a.m. at the Quilcene School, 294715 U.S. Highway 101. "Moe was the backbone of the department," Chief Larry Karp said. "He was mentor to many of ... Read more...
Monday, February 16, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Eye on Jefferson: Commissioners to open Chimacum Safe Route to Schools project bids Tuesday
Peninsula Daily News - ... second-floor conference room. Civil Service Commission - 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., second-floor conference room. Quilcene schools The Quilcene School Board will discuss semester replacing trimester and elementary school report cards during the work ... Read more...
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 -- 7:29 pm
Poacher Draws 5E Years in Prison After Investigation by WDFW Police
AmmoLand - The former owner of a shellfish company based in Jefferson County was sentenced today to 5E years in prison after a poaching investigation by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife proved he and his employees had stolen millions of oysters and clams off Washington beaches. Rodney Allan Clark, 50, former owner of G&R Quality Seafood in Quilcene, pleaded guilty in King County Superior Court to 17 counts of trafficking in stolen property and one count of reckless endangerment for selling shellfish to the public without a state health certification. Read more...
Sunday, February 8, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Quilcene man gets 51 2 years in prison; state officials say he and...
Peninsula Daily News - The former owner of a Jefferson County shellfish company was sentenced Friday to 51 2 years in prison after state Department of Fish and Wildlife investigators said he headed a poaching ring that stole $2 million worth of oysters and clams. Rodney Allan Clark, 50, former owner of now-closed G&R Quality Seafood in Quilcene, had pleaded guilty in King County Superior Court last month to 17 counts of trafficking in stolen property and one count of reckless endangerment for selling shellfish to the public without a state health certification. Read more...
Saturday, February 7, 2015 -- 10:39 am
Shellfish poacher sentenced to 5 1/2 years in prison
KXLY-TV Spokane - ... selling shellfish to the public without a state health certification. The former owner of G&R Quality Seafood in Quilcene was sentenced Friday. Clark must return to court next month for a restitution hearing. Eight of Clark's former employees have ... Read more...



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