Keith Thorpe

PHOTO: A calm day on the water off Cline Spit

A fishing boat floats on the placid waters of Dungeness Bay after tending nets near Cline Spit on Tuesday north of Sequim. Dry conditions accompanied… Continue reading

PHOTO: Birding on Dungeness Bay

Jim Beneteau of Arlington watches birds over Dungeness Bay against a backdrop of the New Dungeness Lighthouse on Tuesday in the Three Crabs area of… Continue reading

PHOTO: Arts & Draughts Festival continues in Port Angeles

Katie Mountifield, an employee of Port Townsend Brewing, right, pours a sample of her company’s beer for Christina and Cody Pettersen of… Continue reading

PHOTO GALLERY: Victims remembered at event marking completion of bridge barriers

Port Angeles city officials hosted a community gathering and a concert on the Eighth Street bridge over Valley Creek to celebrate the… Continue reading

PHOTO: Touch and go landings before Mount Baker

A Navy EA-16G Growler practicing touch-and-go landings at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island can be seen from Port Townsend as it flies in front of… Continue reading

PHOTO: Setting the stage for playground in Port Angeles

Port Angeles Parks Department employee Eli Hammel, right, moves a wheelbarrow of foam tiles as coworker Elliott Messmer waits to begin placing them around newly… Continue reading

PHOTO: Fall approaching on the Peninsula

In a taste of what’s to come, a maple tree in front of the Olympic National Park visitor center reveals the reds of approaching autumn… Continue reading

PHOTO: Chain gang dismantles nuisance RVs near Port Angeles

The shattered remains of an abandoned recreational vehicle await final demolition as members of the Clallam County Jail’s Chain Gang dismantle a second RV on… Continue reading

PHOTO: Rock on at Port Angeles gem show

Ten-year-old Dublin Burk, accompanied by his stepfather, Colin Leahy of Port Angeles, makes a purchase from Corinne Woods of P & D Agate Tacoma on… Continue reading

PHOTO: Sequim dog park celebrates its anniversary

Sequim Police Detective Paul Dailidenas and canine officer Mamba give an agility demonstration at the Sequim dog park at Carrie Blake Park during the dog… Continue reading

PHOTO: Fading smile of Port Angeles mural

Richard Stephens of Port Angeles uses a pressure washer Tuesday to remove paint from the east side of the building occupied by Station 51 Taphouse… Continue reading

PHOTO: Breezeway busking

Katie Cobb, 15, and her father, Dan Cobb, both of Port Angeles, spend part of their Saturday busking in the breezeway in the 100 block… Continue reading

PHOTO: Paint what you see

Artist Richard Russell Sneary of Kansas City, Mo., paints a waterfront scene from his vantage point on Port Angeles City Pier as he takes part… Continue reading

Bridge barrier work underway in Port Angeles

A work crew places upright posts on the Eighth Street bridge over Valley Creek in Port Angeles on Wednesday as part of a project to… Continue reading

Paving the way on Hurricane Ridge Road

A paving machine puts down a layer of asphalt on Hurricane Ridge Road below Heart O’the Hills in Olympic National Park… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News Port Angeles Parks Department worker Brooke Keohokaloke, right, hands a drill to coworker Leon Leonard as the pair assemble new playground equipment at Georgiana Park in Port Angeles on Tuesday. The equipment was the result of $148,000 in funding and in-kind labor to buy new playground pieces and a wheelchair-friendly surface for the play area, located a block from Olympic Medical Center. Keohokaloke said the goal was to have the equipment finished and the playground open by the end of summer.

PHOTO: New PA playground expected before end of summer

Parks Department worker Brooke Keohokaloke, right, hands a drill to coworker Leon Leonard as the pair assemble new playground equipment at Georgiana… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News Port Angeles Parks Department worker Brooke Keohokaloke, right, hands a drill to coworker Leon Leonard as the pair assemble new playground equipment at Georgiana Park in Port Angeles on Tuesday. The equipment was the result of $148,000 in funding and in-kind labor to buy new playground pieces and a wheelchair-friendly surface for the play area, located a block from Olympic Medical Center. Keohokaloke said the goal was to have the equipment finished and the playground open by the end of summer.

PHOTO: Movie magic

Youngsters and adults watch a showing of the movie “Peter Rabbit” under a tent set up at Erickson Playfield in Port Angeles as part of… Continue reading

PHOTO: Art in the library

Members of the Tanner family of Port Angeles, from left, Griffin, 11, Heather Tanner and Marcus Tanner, examine a line of decorated art chairs that… Continue reading

Fire damages Port Angeles home

Clallam County Fire District No. 2 Deputy Chief Jake Patterson walks to the scene of a house fire at 1615 S. Owen Ave., in Port… Continue reading