Julie Jaman, the 80-year-old woman at the center of a controversy around transgender access to bathrooms, speaks at a protest across from Port Townsend City Hall on Monday. Jaman was banned from the local pool after she confronted a transgender woman in the locker room, and the event has gained national attention. Jaman and her supporters were surrounded by protestors Monday evening who shouted and made noise while they tried to speak, and scuffles broke out between the two groups. (Peter Segall / Peninsula Daily News)

Transgender proclamation draws hundreds to meeting

Protesters clash outside Port Townsend City Hall

Derek Kilmer helps Port Angeles Food Bank Executive Director Emily Dexter fill up the shelves with some crackers inside “The Market”. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

Port Angeles Food Bank services well-used

Expanded facility aims to revert to grocery store model soon

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer, second from left, tours Olympic Medical Center on Monday, hearing from hospital leadership CEO Darryl Wolfe, left of Kilmer; and, to the right, Human Resources Manager Jennifer Burkhardt and Communications Manager Bobby Beeman. (Ken Park/Peninsula Daily News)

Site-neutral ruling topic of discussion during tour

Olympic Medical Center reimbursements at issue

Free children’s art activities, such as this pictured in a file photo, at the Uptown Street Fair in Port Townsend will be from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday.

Uptown Street Fair offers music, art, parade on Saturday

Annual festival focuses on local residents

Observable sheen from oil spill shrinks

No effect seen on wildlife, Coast Guard says

A giant Pacific octopus swims in its tank at Feiro Marine Science Center at Port Angeles City Pier while fans of the creature cast ballots for a name in an online poll, which ended Thursday afternoon. Octomatic was the people’s choice with 54.1 percent of 1,123 votes cast, winning out over Olive with 39 percent, Cranberry with 3.9 percent, Toby with 2 percent and Bobbie with 0.9 percent. The octopus, which was captured in Agate Bay north of Joyce, will reside at Feiro until it reaches maturity, and then it will be released in the area of where it was found. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Octopus named

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Monkeypox vaccine coming to Clallam County

COVID-19 case rates trending downward

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A group of Revolutionary War re-enactors, playing part of British soldiers, fire their guns during a mock battle during the 2022 NW Colonial Festival at the George Washington Inn and Estate near Agnew. The eighth-annual event featured historical demonstrations, childrens activities, educational discussions about life in the 1700s and skirmishes between British Regulars and a colonial militia.

Ready, aim, history at Colonial Festival

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Steve Short of Port Townsend escaped without a scratch after he rolled his 1987 Suzuki Samurai during a run on the 4x4 course at the Jefferson County Fair on Sunday. Short said he should have “rolled back, but my foot slipped off the brake pedal and hit the gas instead.” The vehicle sustained damage to the front end, but it smoked a lot on the way back to the pits. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Rolled over

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Dr. Michael Maxwell, CEO of the North Olympic Healthcare Network, conducts a short tour of the organization’s future Eastside Health Center at 1026 E. First St. in Port Angeles during an open house on Saturday. The clinic, located in the former Edna’s Place building, will house medical services and administrative offices with an opening scheduled for late December. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Clinic open house

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The Sturgeon Moon, the last full supermoon of the year, emerges behind Port Townsend's Marrowstone Island and the distant Cascades, on Thursday night. The reddish color is due to the smoke from the fires in eastern Washington.

Sturgeon Moon over Marrowstone Island

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Crime

Lakewood man agrees to eight years for Sequim crime spree

Fiancee also approves plea deal; sentencing hearing set for Aug. 23

 

Sequim man sentenced to 18 years for child rape

Judge: Actions were ‘appalling’

 

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Olympic Medical Center Physicians has hired physician assistant Andrew Lazos.

Lazos hired at Olympic Medical Center

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Peninsula Home Fund going strong

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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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PAT NEAL: Real questions from real tourists

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