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The 23rd Annual Port Townsend Film Festival guest of honor, director John Cooper, waves to fans as he is driven to a reception and dinner for filmmakers by Jerry Johnson, from Port Townsend, in Johnson’s 1955 Studebaker Speedster on Friday.

Former Sundance director honored at film fest

Nearly 60 films on tap at gathering that continues today, Sunday

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SECOND UPDATE: Man dead after Friday shooting in Brinnon

Two Jefferson County deputies on administrative leave

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Fire District 3 firefighters battle a blaze in Sequim.

Sequim house fire confined to one room

Eight occupants evacuate safely

Fingerprints from torso washed onto beach sent to state

Identification possible next week

DNR getting ready to begin boat seizure process

Hole found in Eudora stranded on Ediz Hook

County eyes new building lot regulations

Public hearing set for Monday

Miles McRae, owner of Full Spectrum Projector and Sound and of the Airscreen, pulls the ropes to control the 15-foot by 30-foot screen as air is pumped into the screen to inflate it for use during the 23rd Port Townsend Film Festival, which started on Thursday. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Outdoor screening

Miles McRae, owner of Full Spectrum Projector and Sound and of the Airscreen, pulls the ropes to control the 15-foot… Continue reading

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Workers move materials on Wednesday at the site of a future planned four-story, 106-room hotel being built by the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe between First Street and Railroad Avenue at Laurel Street in downtown Port Angeles. Work resumed on the project this week after delays in the permitting process and reassessment of the hotel plans to account for inflation and other factors. Construction is expected to last from 18 to 24 months.

Work resumes

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The Dream Playground at Erickson Playfield in Port Angeles, shown on Wednesday, will be closed starting today through Sunday for maintenance, including replacement of a torn section of play surface and installation of donor-sponsored bricks around the gazebo.

Dream Playground to close for maintenance

The Dream Playground at Erickson Playfield will close for maintenance from Thursday through Sunday, according to the city’s parks and Continue reading...

Ray Grier, a 30-year resident of Port Townsend, looks at the Halloween display set up by the park host at the entrance to the RV park at Point Hudson Marina while on his daily 2- to 3-mile walk on Tuesday afternoon. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Halloween show

Ray Grier, a 30-year resident of Port Townsend, looks at the Halloween display set up by the park host at Continue reading...

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ECHHO chair David Whitney (left) listens as volunteer Roger Horner describes his experiences driving Jefferson County care receivers to their medical appointments at the non-profit organization’s 25th anniversary celebration. The  Port Townsend-based ECHHO (Ecumenical Christian Helping Hands Organization) has assisted more than 9,000 Jefferson County residents.

ECHHO anniversary in Port Townsend

Roger Horner and Margie Gormly celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Ecumenical Christian Helping Hands Organization, a Port Townsend-based nonprofit. Continue reading...

 

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Man arrested after eight-hour standoff in Port Angeles

Negotiator, armored vehicle brought in during process

 

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Peninsula Home Fund going strong

The annual campaign for Peninsula Home Fund donations continues through the holiday Continue reading...

 

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Peninsula Home Fund supports neighbors in times of need

Your donations create safety net

 

Cherish Cronmiller is the executive director for Olympic Community Action Programs. (Brian McLean/Peninsula Daily News)

OlyCAP director: Peninsula generosity impressive

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Opinion

PAT NEAL: Time to play fall sports

AUTUMN MUST BE my favorite time of year. It’s all about the sports. Baseball is building tension as we head Continue reading...