Jefferson County

Mark Pearson to bring his journey home to Coyle

Mark Pearson will return to Coyle with a fresh batch of songs and stories to Concerts in the Woods at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.… Continue reading

Acoustic performer to play fingerpicking blues in free concert

The sounds of fingerpicking blues will be presented in a free concert at the Cellar Door on Sunday evening. Guitarist and songwriter… Continue reading

PSP prompts closure of Fort Flagler, Mystery Bay to shellfishing

The state has closed Fort Flagler State Park and Mystery Bay State Park to shellfish harvesting because biotoxins that cause paralytic shellfish… Continue reading

State voter registration down online

Online state voter registration and update services will be unavailable today through Monday, according to the state’s Office of Secretary of State. Services through… Continue reading

Strike creates one-week delay for new elementary school in Port Townsend

The 480 students anticipating the first day of classes at the new Salish Coast Elementary School will have to wait until Sept.… Continue reading

Young filmmaker shooting movie in Port Townsend based on possible future self

When considering a location for his latest project, filmmaker Robert Harold knew that Port Townsend’s aesthetic was just right. His drama, “Over… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Infrastructure Fund board meets today … and other items

Jefferson County Infrastructure Fund Board members will consider recommending to county commissioners that they streamline county code and align with Revised Code… Continue reading

PAT NEAL: The coming subduction event

IT WAS ANOTHER tough week in the news. The state Department of Natural Resources just came out with the latest version of its Tsunami Inundation… Continue reading

Final draft of shooting range ordinance presented in Jefferson County

A final draft of the proposed Jefferson County commercial shooting facility ordinance proposes regulations for existing and new facilities, including noise regulations… Continue reading

Dillon moves from Hamlet to Bob Dylan — then to Kahlil Gibran

All summer, he’s been “Hamlet.” As of Sunday night, that was done. This week Dillon Porter becomes Bob Dylan — the first… Continue reading

Irish music at Quaker Meetinghouse on Thursday

Button accordion player John Whelan and fiddler Dylan Foley, both All-Ireland champions on their respective instruments, will bring Irish traditional music to… Continue reading

PHOTO: Don’t re-invent the wheel, maintain it

Port Townsend Cycle School instructor Ric Hjertberg, left, demonstrates how to straighten bowed spokes to Erik Pugh of Olympia during a wheel building class held… Continue reading

PHOTO: Urging a ‘no’ vote

Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News A rally to urge senators to vote against the appointment of U.S. Circuit Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S.… Continue reading

New maps project tsunamis hitting Port Angeles, Port Townsend

The state Department of Natural Resources’ latest version of its Tsunami Inundation Hazard Map posits a wall of water that is up to 21 feet… Continue reading

Young man threatened in Swaziland arrives in U.S.

Walter Maphalala, 19, flew 40 hours to reach Seattle-Tacoma International Airport from Swaziland, leaving behind a life that put him in jeopardy… Continue reading

Fragments of old Port Townsend found in Memorial Field

Archaeological materials such as pieces of tiny animal bones, broken glass and ceramic kitchenware fragments dating back to the city’s early days… Continue reading

Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County orientations scheduled

Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County will hold two informal orientations in Carlsborg and Port Angeles on Thursday, Sept. 6 and Friday, Sept. 7. The Carlsborg… Continue reading

PHOTO: Fans of Indie-rock group pack Fort Worden

An Indie-rock group, Modest Mouse, fronted by vocalist and guitarist Isaac Brock, center, played before a crowd of almost 2,000 screaming fans… Continue reading

Smoke to stick around Peninsula for awhile

Lingering wildfire smoke kept the air quality “unhealthy” in Port Angeles and Port Townsend on Saturday, according to the Olympic Region Clean… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Rallies slated to “Unite for Justice” today … and other items

Rallies slated to “Unite for Justice” today Unite for Justice rallies to urge senators to vote against confirming the appointment of U.S. circuit court Judge… Continue reading