Jefferson County

Free cake to follow Port Townsend Rhododendron Festival parade

The annual Cake Picnic will offer 2,000 slices of “artisan cake” Saturday immediately after the Grand Parade ends. The free community picnic… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: The word no can be a powerful display of love

[JESUS SAID:] “THIS is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you,” John 15:12 ESV. This past week, sitting in the… Continue reading

LETTER: Kudos for culvert damage coverage in Clallam

Thank you, Peninsula Daily News, for your article explaining the culvert replacement work by the county on West Bluff Drive (“Clallam plans to replace culvert… Continue reading

Men’s choral learning group to perform Thursday

Singers in the Rain, a men’s choral group, will be featured in its eighth return engagement at the May Candlelight Concert at… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Paddling class slated for Tuesday … and other items

“A Paddler’s Guide to Safety” class offered by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary No. 41 is set for 7 p.m. Tuesday. Preregistration… Continue reading

Portland pair to brings easy Americana to Coyle

Maria Francis and Jeff Overbo offer modern Americana with Silver Lake 66. Together, they’ll perform duets at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Coyle as… Continue reading

Regional lawmakers win Association of Washington Cities awards

Two state lawmakers from Sequim have been named 2018 City Championship Award recipients by the Association of Washington Cities. Sen. Kevin Van De… Continue reading

Salish Sea Early Music Festival to present concert Saturday

The Salish Sea Early Music Festival will present “The Able Virtuoso,” part of its Spring Baroque Festival, with three contrasting performances of… Continue reading

Tickets on sale now for Olympic Music Festival’s summer season

Tickets are now on sale for the Olympic Music Festival’s 35th annual summer season. The 2018 season is presented in partnership with… Continue reading

Virtual ‘geo-tour’ to show off British Columbia

Canadian volcanologist and geoscience educator Melanie Kelman will lead an audience on a virtual geo-tour along the popular Sea to Sky Highway,… Continue reading

Starving animals under the care of rescue facility; Chimacum owner charged

Seven starving bison are under the care of a Quilcene rescue facility after they were removed from a Chimacum Valley field last month.… Continue reading

Grant to help redesign teaching of some subjects at Peninsula College

Peninsula College was recently awarded $149,700 from College Spark Washington as part of an annual, competitive statewide community grants program. The grant… Continue reading

One Jefferson candidate files for county office on Wednesday

One candidate filed for office Wednesday morning in the Jefferson County races. Tom Brotherton, 72, of Quilcene, filed for the District 3… Continue reading

PHOTO: Rhody carnival coming together

Funtastic Carnival workers begin setting up the Umbrella Ride, one of the attractions for Rhody Week festivities, on Tuesday morning in Port Townsend. Memorial Field’s… Continue reading

Man pulled from water identified as Port Townsend resident, Sequim attorney

The man found dead in the Port Townsend Boat Haven on Monday morning has been identified as Anthony Philip Mauhar Jr., a… Continue reading

Motorcyclist in satisfactory condition after wreck

A Port Angeles motorcyclist airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after a two-vehicle wreck south of Quilcene on Saturday was listed in satisfactory condition… Continue reading

First Federal Community Foundation awards grants

First Federal Community Foundation has awarded spring grants to 14 nonprofits, nine of which are on the North Olympic Peninsula. The awards… Continue reading

Annual torch run to raise dollars for Special Olympics

A special time of the year sees state law enforcement officials again raising awareness and funds for Special Olympics. Each year, officers from all agencies… Continue reading

DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: Cash, connection: Coyle’s got the right mix

HE WORKS IN the woods; what he builds is community, with music as the floorboards. For nine years now, Norm Johnson and the Concerts in… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Commercial shooting committee sets meeting for 1 p.m. today in Port Townsend; Port Angeles nurse given leadership award

The Jefferson County Commercial Shooting Facility Review Committee will continue its discussion about the impact of indoor and outdoor shooting facility when… Continue reading