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Monday, July 6, 2015 -- 12:00 am
YMCA's Jefferson County free kid meals program more than doubles in year
Peninsula Daily News - ... reduced school meals, whose diet would suffer without this aid. The program operates at Chimacum Elementary School, Quilcene Elementary School, Mountain View Commons and Grant Street Elementary School. The first three have been part of the program ... Read more...
Friday, July 3, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Olympic Music Fest goes pops in Saturday, Sunday concerts
Peninsula Daily News - ... Star-Spangled Banner" are here too. Founded in 1984, the Olympic Music Festival is located on a 55-acre farm near Quilcene, about 18 miles south of Port Townsend. It continues through the summer, with 2 p.m. concerts each Saturday and Sunday through ... Read more...
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Nearly all remaining animals seized from man at rural property near Sequim after pig dies
Peninsula Daily News - ... animals," King said. The seized animals are being cared for at the nonprofit Center Valley Animal Rescue near Quilcene. The pig carcass was removed by law enforcement for a necropsy. Several chickens and roosters remain at the property because they ... Read more...
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 -- 12:24 pm
New warrant gets all animals removed from 'farm of neglect'
KOMO News - ... the "farm of neglect." All the animals are now being cared for at the non-profit Center Valley Animal Rescue near Quilcene, which is seeking donations to help. "They are all in quarantine pens now (until) we get the parasites cleared up," said ... Read more...
Monday, June 29, 2015 -- 1:58 pm
Olympic Music Fest opens with fanfare for its founder
Seattle Times - The summer series of "concerts in the barn" at a former farm in Quilcene opened with performances of Brahms' String Sextets. By honoring Olympic Music Festival founder Alan Iglitzin at the fest's opening weekend concerts with two of his favorite pieces of chamber music, the Brahms String Sextets, the festival honored its audience in turn. Read more...
Sunday, June 28, 2015 -- 12:00 am
BASEBALL: Olympic Crosscutters split two games to open Anacortes Wood Bat Tournament
Peninsula Daily News - The Olympic Crosscutters split a pair of games to begin the Anacortes Wood Bat Tournament. The area American Legion AA team of players from Sequim, Chimacum, Port Angeles and Quilcene opened with a 6-1 win against Lower Columbia on Friday before falling 4-3 to Mount Vernon on Saturday. Read more...
Thursday, June 25, 2015 -- 12:00 am
OUTDOORS: Baitfish bringing salmon to coast
Peninsula Daily News - ... That thought was echoed by Ward Norden, a fishing tackle wholesaler and former fishery biologist who lives in Quilcene. "Chinook fishing has been excellent for the commercial trollers out of Neah Bay in the past couple weeks with lots of 'pigs' ... Read more...
Thursday, June 25, 2015 -- 12:00 am
News Briefs: Dry weather prompts tree farm closures in Jefferson,...
Peninsula Daily News - ... photo locations and brief descriptions to Kilmer at Photocontest@mail.house.gov . Grief support program now in Quilcene QUILCENE - Jefferson Healthcare Hospice has expanded its drop-in grief support program in Quilcene. Beginning this Saturday, the ... Read more...
Friday, June 19, 2015 -- 12:00 am
News Briefs: Injury avoided in Port Townsend house fire . . . and other items
Peninsula Daily News - ... department engines responded to the fire. They were assisted by firefighters with Naval Magazine Indian Island and Quilcene Fire Rescue. District No. 2 and Discovery Bay fire departments provided station coverage while others were fighting the fire. ... Read more...
Thursday, June 18, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Some Hood Canal beaches closed to shellfish harvesting due to biotoxins
Peninsula Daily News - ... Bay, meaning that shellfish harvested from that bay should be cooked before eating. Closures to all species at Quilcene Bay and the area south of Dabob Bay to the Mason County line remain in effect because of biotoxin levels. Port Ludlow and Mats ... Read more...
Thursday, June 18, 2015 -- 12:00 am
BASEBALL: Quilcene's Prater leads offensive onslaught in...
Peninsula Daily News - ... inning. Prater started the big inning by singling to left and stealing second base, one of three steals by the Quilcene junior in Tuesday's game. Gavin Velarde then singled to advance Prater to third, and Nigel Christian walked to load the bases ... Read more...
Monday, June 15, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Barbecue fire goes awry, burns 104-year-old house near Quilcene
Peninsula Daily News - A century-old home was severely damaged by a fire that started in a porch barbecue and quickly got out of control. At about 6 p.m. Saturday, the homeowner at 961 Dabob Road dialed 9-1-1 to report that a barbecue fire had quickly spread from a porch to the attic and roof of the house, said Keppie Keplinger, spokeswoman for Quilcene Fire Rescue, which is Jefferson County Fire District No. Read more...
Sunday, June 14, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Eye on Jefferson: Howard Street corridor land-use rule before Port Townsend City Council
Peninsula Daily News - ... Commissioners also will hear reports on finances, quality emergency preparedness and from the patient advocate. Quilcene schools The Quilcene School Board will discuss authorizing the superintendent to possibly cut classified staff for the next ... Read more...
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Discovery Bay-area beaches closed to shellfish harvest; Dabob Bay...
Peninsula Daily News - ... for the season. Elsewhere in Jefferson Previously announced closures to all species in Jefferson County - including Quilcene Bay and the area south of Dabob Bay to the Mason County line - remain in effect because of biotoxin levels. Port Ludlow and ... Read more...
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Jefferson recreational marijuana moratorium lifted; regulations now in place for pot entrepreneurs
Peninsula Daily News - ... tolerant regulation areas for marijuana businesses are in designated rural village areas, which are Brinnon and Quilcene. The new rules include a list of specific "performance standards," such as landscaping, setbacks and security. The ordinance was ... Read more...
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Discovery Bay beaches in Jefferson closed to shellfish harvest due to ...
Peninsula Daily News - ... for the season. Elsewhere in Jefferson Previously announced closures to all species in Jefferson County - including Quilcene Bay and the area south of Dabob Bay to the Mason County line - remain in effect because of biotoxin levels. Port Ludlow and ... Read more...
Sunday, June 7, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Eye on Jefferson: Board eyes rules for pot businesses
Peninsula Daily News - ... planner concerning actual litigation. At 1:30 p.m., commissioners will be briefed on floodplain acquisitions in Quilcene. Port Townsend city The Port Townsend City Council will hear a report on the first year of the Fort Worden Lifelong Learning ... Read more...
Saturday, June 6, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Other area events slated on North Olympic Peninsula
Peninsula Daily News - ... for National Get Outdoors day. Day-use fees are charged at 16 sites in Olympic National Forest, including the Big Quilcene, Duckabush, Dungeness and Quinault Rain Forest trailheads. SEQUIM Rummage sale SEQUIM - Selections ranging from tools to ... Read more...
Thursday, June 4, 2015 -- 12:00 am
News Briefs: Olympic National Forest waives day-use fees on next two Saturdays . . . and other items
Peninsula Daily News - ... for National Get Outdoors day. Day-use fees are charged at 16 sites in Olympic National Forest, including the Big Quilcene, Duckabush, Dungeness and Quinault Rain Forest trailheads. Backyard birding class set Saturday SEQUIM - The Dungeness River ... Read more...
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 -- 12:00 am
BASEBALL: Olympic Crosscutters win championship in first-ever tournament; Wilder opens season 1-3
Peninsula Daily News - ... key for the Crosscutters, a American Legion AA 18U baseball team of players from Sequim, Port Angeles, Chimacum and Quilcene. "Our aggressive base running throughout the whole tournament played a huge part, as we had 23 stolen bases in four games," ... Read more...



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