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Wednesday, October 29, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Jefferson County planners develop zoning plan for marijuana businesses
Peninsula Daily News - ... are forbidden in all residential areas. Marijuana shops are restricted to five areas: rural village centers such as Quilcene and Brinnon; neighborhood village crossroads such as Mats Mats, Four Corners, Chimacum and Gardiner; village commercial ... Read more...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Shellfish harvesting reopens as toxins recede in Discovery Bay, part of Hood Canal
Peninsula Daily News - ... Hood Canal beaches from Seal Rock south to the Mason County line have been reopened for all species, he said. Quilcene and Dabob bays remain closed to the harvest of all species of shellfish because of high levels of the biotoxins that cause the ... Read more...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 -- 12:00 am
ELECTION 2014: Jefferson County commissioner candidates discuss...
Peninsula Daily News - ... to each other." The Nov. 4 general election race pits Kler, a 64-year-old Democrat and retired nurse living in Quilcene, against Toepper, 54, a retired heavy-equipment operator and Port Ludlow resident with no party preference, in a bid to succeed ... Read more...
Sunday, October 26, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Prosecution's case underway in double-murder retrial of Michael Pierce
Peninsula Daily News - The fourth double-murder trial of Michael J. Pierce has wrapped up its first week of testimony, with the prosecution making it halfway through its presentation of the Quilcene man's case. "The case is moving along," said Jefferson County Chief Criminal Deputy Prosecutor Chris Ashcraft. Read more...
Friday, October 24, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Chili cook-off, Seahawks 'Rock Out' among Peninsula offerings
Peninsula Daily News - ... high point at 1,300 feet. For start times and locations, as well as requirements, email olympic.outdoor@gmail.com . QUILCENE Outdoor Club hike QUILCENE - The Olympic Outdoor Club will hike the Lower Big Quilcene River Trail on Sunday. This is a ... Read more...
Friday, October 24, 2014 -- 12:00 am
ELECTION 2014: Jefferson judge candidates lopsided in campaign cash
Peninsula Daily News - ... for most of her adult life. Potebnya said she held three meet-and-greet events in Port Ludlow, Port Townsend and Quilcene. But she said she probably bought more signs than she needed and could have gotten by with 300-350. There was little difference ... Read more...
Sunday, October 19, 2014 -- 12:00 am
ELECTION 2014: Kler gathers six times the financial support of Toepper in Jefferson commissioner race
Peninsula Daily News - ... the advantage with an up-close-and-personal campaign strategy to make his case to voters, he said. Kler, 64, a Quilcene Democrat who's been running for the position since spring, has raised $33,095, spent $25,152 and loaned her campaign $2,500, ... Read more...
Sunday, October 19, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Eye on Business: This week's meetings
Peninsula Daily News - ... or a selection of soups. North Hood Canal Chamber of Commerce - Representing the "Emerald Towns" of the Hood Canal, Quilcene and Brinnon, the chamber meets monthly on the third Monday of the month. The chamber will convene this Monday at 5:30 p.m. ... Read more...
Saturday, October 11, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Jury selection to start over in Pierce double-murder retrial
Peninsula Daily News - Jury selection will start anew Monday morning in the double-murder trial of Michael J. Pierce after a juror's question about the death penalty ultimately led to the dismissal of the panel Thursday morning. Jury selection in the third retrial of the 39-year-old Quilcene man accused of the 2009 murders of Quilcene residents Pat and Janice Yarr started Monday and finished Wednesday. Read more...
Thursday, October 9, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Prep Sports: Quilcene student-athlete Megan Weller honored by Seahawks
Peninsula Daily News - Quilcene will be well represented on the CenturyLink Field sidelines during Sunday's Seattle Seahawks-Dallas Cowboys football game. Megan Weller, a junior right-side hitter on the Quilcene High School volleyball team, has been selected as the Week Five CenturyLink High School Athlete of the Week. Read more...
Thursday, October 9, 2014 -- 12:00 am
OUTDOORS: Two aims achieved with Dungeness River fishing delay
Peninsula Daily News - ... a chance for anglers to illegally snag fish on their bodies or heads and are commonplace on rivers like the Big Quilcene in Jefferson County, or the Skokomish in Mason County. If you see snagging occurring, there's no need to confront the guilty ... Read more...
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Jefferson County commissioners hear pros, cons of pot businesses during hearing on moratorium
Peninsula Daily News - ... county may lose tax revenues by curtailing the opportunities for local farmers and entrepreneurs. Tom Brotherton of Quilcene said he recently visited a marijuana farm in Sequim and said many of the concerns of opponents are overblown. "There is very ... Read more...
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Sol Duc's Cascades good place to watch for leaping salmon
Peninsula Daily News - ... from the Hoh, Bogachiel and Queets in the West End to the Dungeness River below the salmon hatchery to the Lower Quilcene in Jefferson County. One of the best places to get a front-row seat to see a salmon run is at the Salmon Cascades in the Sol ... Read more...
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Hood Canal beaches closed from Dabob to Mason County because of high levels of toxin
Peninsula Daily News - ... time this area of Hood Canal has been closed for PSP," he said. The recent action extends a Sept. 8 closure of Quilcene and Dabob bays, where PSP toxin concentrations were found of more than 6,000 micrograms per 100 grams of shellfish. On Sept. 23, ... Read more...
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Prep Football: Three things learned last week
Peninsula Daily News - ... to make the district playoffs and a favorite to advance to the state semifinals, if not the championship game. If Quilcene beats Evergreen Lutheran this week, the Rangers should win the SeaTac League championship. Port Townsend's rematch with ... Read more...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Deputies find stolen vehicles, electronics in Tarboo Lake area; two jailed
Peninsula Daily News - By Charlie Bermant Peninsula Daily News QUILCENE - A cache of stolen property was discovered Tuesday morning on Tarboo Lake Road when sheriff's deputies investigated a report of trespassing. The operation was characterized by Jefferson County Sheriff Joe Nole as a theft ring. Read more...
Saturday, September 27, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Logger who died after being crushed by tree in Coyle is identified as Port Angeles man
Peninsula Daily News - Emergency officials have identified Jeremy Paapke as the logger killed by a fallen tree off Coyle Road on Thursday afternoon. Quilcene Deputy Fire Chief Bob Moser said Paapke, 23, of Port Angeles was felling trees with a crew on a sloped hillside when a nearby tree fell, striking him with large limb. Read more...
Friday, September 26, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Quilcene runs to go through forest, farms, along sea Saturday
Peninsula Daily News - A trio of runs will offer views of farms, forests and sea Saturday. The Quilcene Oyster Half-Marathon, a 10K Salmon Run and a 5K Ranger Run all will start at 9 a.m. at Worthington Park, next door to the Quilcene Museum at 151 E. Columbia Ave. All three races will finish at the same place, with each registered finisher getting a medal, T-shirt, special snacks and - for adults - a free beer from the beer garden. Read more...
Sunday, September 21, 2014 -- 6:24 pm
Defendant asks judge to throw out double-murder charges
Seattle Times - A man accused of killing a Quilcene couple is asking a Kitsap County judge to dismiss the charges against him because jail medical staff stopped giving him his antipsychotic medication during the trial. The lawyer for Michael J. Pierce, who is schizophrenic, alleges the jail's for-profit contractor stopped giving him two medications, amounting to gross government misconduct. Read more...
Sunday, September 21, 2014 -- 10:04 am
Man accused in Quilcene killings seeks dismissal
KHQ-TV Spokane - A man accused of killing a Quilcene couple is asking a Kitsap County judge to dismiss the charges against him because jail medical staff stopped giving him his anti-psychotic medication during the trial. The lawyer for Michael J. Pierce, who is schizophrenic, alleges the jail's for-profit contractor stopped giving him two medications, amounting to gross government misconduct. Read more...



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