A hot air balloon rises from the soccer field of the Wally Sigmar Athletic Complex at Peninsula College in Port Angeles for tethered rides on Saturday as part of the Peninsula College Fall Spectacular. The event, hosted by the school to bring the community to the campus, also featured displays and demonstrations, children’s activities, food and music. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Activities, presentations bring families in for festival

Peninsula College welcomes community to campus

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Port Townsend man to be sentenced for killing

Quilcene man shot in the chest last fall

The City of Port Townsend is looking at options for its municipal golf course and is seeking community feedback through a series of meetings with stakeholders and the public. (City of Port Townsend)

Port Townsend City Council, stakeholder group to meet on future of municipal course

Commissioned study says $1.5 million needed for upgrades

Inside the proposed design for the expansion and remodel of the Sequim Library includes shorter shelving, allowing visitors to see through the building, said Pia Westen, project lead for SHKS Architects. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Architects present new Sequim Library design to community

Permits anticipated by January; construction possible next summer

RoseHips Kween Pheanamix, also known as Anami of Port Townsend, cozies up to the Goddess Bunny sculpture just before the start of the Great Port Townsend Bay Kinetic Skulpture Race on Sunday morning. The race got underway at noon on Water Street, then ran uphill on Monroe and Lawrence streets, heading for the beach at Fort Worden State Park, and then the “Dismal Bog” at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/For Peninsula Daily News)

Kinetic Skulpture Race

RoseHips Kween Pheanamix, also known as Anami of Port Townsend, cozies up to the Goddess Bunny sculpture just before the… Continue reading

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Port Angeles Parks and Recreation Department workers Kimberly Noble, left, and Destiny Walters add autumn plants to a decorative basin at the Conrad Dyar Memorial Fountain on Friday in downtown Port Angeles. Plants at the fountain and at other locations in the downtown area are periodically replaced with vegetation appropriate to the season.

Fall flowers at Conrad Dyar Memorial Fountain

Port Angeles Parks and Recreation Department workers Kimberly Noble, left, and Destiny Walters add autumn plants to a decorative basin… Continue reading

Photo by Elisa Laverty, grand prize winner of the Proudly PNW photo contest. Photo courtesy First Fed

New PNW Song Contest plus Photo Winners

Each year, First Fed holds a photo contest to celebrate the beauty of the PNW. This year they are also… Continue reading

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Rocky Wisniewski of Sequim, a member of the North Olympic Shuttle Spindle Guild, demonstrates how to spin fiber on a walking wheel during Saturday’s Pacific Northwest Fiber Exposition at Vern Burton Community Center in Port Angeles. The two-day event featured a wide variety of demonstrations, exhibits, workshops and a marketplace showcasing all things fiber. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Fiber exposition

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In the Port Angeles Symphony’s season-opening Family Pops concert Saturday, Lisa Bergman narrates — and demonstrates a cat walking through the forest — in Prokofiev’s “Peter and the Wolf,” with music director Jonathan Pasternack conducting beside her. The next concert of the season will be Chamber I: Stravinsky’s A Soldier’s Tale on Oct. 14-15. Tickets and more information are available at http://portangelessymphony.org. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/For Peninsula Daily News)

Narrating the symphony

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A crew from the Northwest Maritime Center facilities department, Sam Trocano, Jeff Hogue, Shane Meyer and Mike Conklin, work on the removal of the floating dock on the center’s pier in preparation of winter winds and weather. In the background, work continues on the deconstruction of the entrance to the Point Hudson Marina by Orion of Tacoma. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Floating dock removal at Northwest Maritime Center

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A construction worker welds support pieces for a new pedestrian bridge connecting the historic railroad trestle over the Dungeness River to the Dungeness River Nature Center at Railroad Bridge Park in Sequim on Wednesday. The work is part of a project to restore part of the original Dungeness River floodplain while providing better access to the Olympic Discovery Trail.

Railroad bridge park gets new pedestrian walkway

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Politics

Candidate forum set Friday

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Crime

Port Townsend man to be sentenced for killing

Quilcene man shot in the chest last fall

 

Arrest made in 2020 meth robbery, shooting

Deputies seek two others

 

Business

Todd Ortloff Show guests this week

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Life
First Congregational Church building March 1889.

BACK WHEN: The first church of Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES DOES not have a long history, relatively speaking. First settled in 1854 and declared the Second National City… Continue reading

 

Supply drive starts today

Express Employment Professionals will host a supply drive from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays… Continue reading

 

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Peninsula Home Fund at more than $185,000

Recent donors listed

 

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Peninsula Home Fund going strong

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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: Bee careful in autumn woods

Thank you for reading this. Sometimes, I think if you didn’t read this, no one would. But you do. A Continue reading...