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Scaffolding covers a section of the sidewalk in the 100 block of West First Street to support workers as they upgrade the the facade on Lee Plaza.

Affordable housing units get upgrades

Scaffolding in downtown Port Angeles evidence of one of several PHA projects

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The Port Townsend City Council seeks to sell the Cherry Street property that had been barged over from Canada  five years ago to become affordable housing.

Port Townsend aims to sell Cherry Street housing project

Stalled for years, affordable housing project all but adandoned

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Fair Queen Allison Pettit, front, and Queen's Court Sophia Lawson, shown on Aug. 6 on their parade float in the Joyce Daze Wild Blackberry Festival, will preside over the Clallam County Fair starting on Thursday in Port Angeles.

Clallam County Fair back in 2022

Four days of grandstand events, music, food and fun start Thursday

Layla Franson, 15, and Jackson, her 10-year-old Quarter Horse, are competing in 4H at the Jefferson County Fair this weekend. Like many counties across the state, Jefferson County has seen a decline in the numbers of youths enrolled in 4H after the COVID lockdown and is actively seeking to reboot its program. (Paula Hunt/Peninsula Daily News)

Jefferson County Fair back after two-year hiatus

4H looks for bounceback after restrictions eased

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Sequim man sentenced to 18 years for child rape

Judge: Actions were ‘appalling’

As an advocate for physical and mental wellbeing, Jaime Jaynes created Port Townshend’s Vespertine Boutique as a safe, confidential retail destination for clients to discover products, techniques and services that support life-long health.

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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

The Sturgeon Moon, the last full supermoon of the year, emerges behind Port Townsend’s Marrowstone Island and the distant Cascades, Continue reading...

Pictured, from left to right in the front row are John Yano, Darlene Gahring, Pat Gilbert, Kathy McCormick and Beverly Dawson. 

In the middle row, from left to right are Janet Russell, Wendy Blondin, Mary Kelsoe, Pam Ehtee, Jane Marks, Marcia Kellerand Melissa Hsu 

In the back row, from left to right, Leiann Niccoli, Mary Jacoby and Emily Murphy

Summer Green Thumb award winner named

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Graden Kubas, 16, of Sequim, scratches the back of his Hereford steer, Hammer, that he plans to exhibit in the Fitting and Showing category of the Jefferson County Fair in Port Townsend on Saturday. Kubas, a member of FFA, raised the steer from about 1 week old to its present age of 16 months and weighs about 1,000 to 1,300 pounds. Kubas plans to auction Hammer at the Clallam County Fair and hopes to net around $4 per pound. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Jefferson County Fair kicks off today

Graden Kubas, 16, of Sequim scratches the back of his Hereford steer, Hammer, that he plans to exhibit in the Continue reading...

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Three members of an orca family swim off the east shore of the National Wildlife Reserve on Protection Island near Port Townsend on Monday. Southern Resident orcas have only 74 members and are listed as an endangered species. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Southern Residents spotted

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Politics
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Cherie Kidd and Bruce Emery (seated), candidates for Clallam County Director of Community Development, speak at a debate hosted by the Rotary Club of Sequim at the Dungeness River Center.

Clallam County hopefuls offer resumes

Emery, Kidd debate DCD seat after primary

 

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Port Angeles woman sentenced after pleading guilty to shooting

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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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Opinion

PAT NEAL: The bug sacrifice

OF THE MANY phobias I cultivate, such as the fear of the government, fear of the mailbox and the fear Continue reading...