Peninsula Daily News

EYE ON JEFFERSON: Extension of time for critical areas update proposal before commissioners

The three Jefferson County commissioners will consider allowing additional time to develop a proposal for updating the county’s critical areas ordinance when they meet at… Continue reading

Good Samaritan killed while helping stranded Sequim motorist

The State Patrol is seeking witnesses to a fatal hit and run that killed a Good Samaritan who stopped to help a… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: ‘Exercise and Thrive’ class starts April 3 … and other items

Local cancer survivors will have access to a free YMCA strength and wellness program beginning Tuesday, April 3. The 12-week program, “Exercise… Continue reading

Olympic Medical Center event planners recognized

Ten members of Olympic Medical Center’s Employee Activity Committee were honored during a March 7 board of commissioners meeting. The committee members… Continue reading

Quilcene key box program aims to expedite getting help from first responders

Quilcene Fire Rescue has established a residential loaner key box program to expedite emergency responders reaching a patient and to minimize or eliminate… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: New director of support services … and other items

Liz Uraga, J.D., has been named as the new director of Quality Support Services at Olympic Medical Center. Uraga joined the center… Continue reading

North Olympic Land Trust Conservation Breakfast this morning

The North Olympic Land Trust will honor the Clallam Conservation District during its 10th annual Conservation Breakfast at 9 this morning. The… Continue reading

Easter egg hunts start early on Peninsula

With Easter falling on April 1 this year, most scheduled East Egg hunts will be next weekend. However, at least two hunts are planned for… Continue reading

‘The Turner House’ focus of book discussion

The Novel Conversations Book Discussion Group will meet at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Sequim Library to discuss “The Turner House” by Angela… Continue reading

Author to discuss new book at Goddard

Author and artist Petra Kuppers will speak at Goddard College’s MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts Program at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. She will read… Continue reading

Balkan dances Sunday in Port Townsend

Kef will perform Balkan folk music for a dance at the Palindrome from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday. Admission will be… Continue reading

Community Read selection author to speak

The finale of the month-long Community Read will be Thursday when Leif Whittaker, author of the memoir “My Old Man and the… Continue reading

Midnight Train to perform at Old Alcohol Plant tonight

A dance at the Old Alcohol Plant tonight will be the first in a series of monthly dances planned at the venue… Continue reading

Feiro Marine Life Center
                                This one-eyed black rockfish is in need of a name and the public is invited to submit their ideas to Feiro Marine Life Center’s Facebook page from Monday to Friday, March 30.

One-eyed rockfish needs a name

A post-surgery black rockfish at Feiro Marine Life Center is in need of a new name. From Monday to Friday, March 30,… Continue reading

Feiro Marine Life Center
                                This one-eyed black rockfish is in need of a name and the public is invited to submit their ideas to Feiro Marine Life Center’s Facebook page from Monday to Friday, March 30.

Open mic readings scheduled

Writers on the Spit has announced an entire evening of open mic readings beginning at 6:15 tonight during the Fourth Friday readings. All… Continue reading

Pinewood derby, dances, plant clinics on Peninsula

A pinewood derby, a parenting educational session, dances and plant clinics are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also is available… Continue reading

Preservation grant workshop slated for Tuesday

Funding for two state grant programs is available for owners of historic barns and for those with stewardship responsibilities over historic cemeteries… Continue reading

Texas native Beth Wood to perform at Northwind

The Northwind Arts Center will join Matt Miner Presents in welcoming Lubbock, Texas, native Beth Wood for an evening of song at… Continue reading

Water protector to speak in Port Townsend

Dan Nanamkin — who served as a water protector at Standing Rock, N.D. — will speak at the Rosewood Common House from… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Port Angeles Tuna drive scheduled to end April 2 … and other items

The 24th annual Community Tuna Fish Drive to benefit local food banks will end April 2. Individuals, businesses, clubs, churches and organizations… Continue reading