Cynthia Daily cradles an injured red-tailed hawk, one of the patients at Discovery Bay Wild Bird Rescue. Birds from across the North Olympic Peninsula receive care at Daily’s avian hospital in Port Townsend. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Winter weather hits birds

Rescue center answers calls to help injured animals

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Miller Peninsula State Park planning update presented Thursday

State Parks commission to hear plan on Thursday

Clallam, Jefferson counties win grants for broadband

Funding to build out systems during the next two to three years

Lawsuit against mandate delayed

Proof of vaccine may be lifted by March

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Arrest warrants issued in alleged purse snatching

Suspects could face maximum of life in prison

Three die from COVID-19 in Clallam County

Health officer expects more hospitalizations, deaths

Sydney Roberts attended Peninsula College through the Running Start Program, gaining valuable skills which helped her pursue a degree in medicine.

How Sydney Roberts built a foundation for medical school, and success, at PC

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No one was hurt in a fire at the Port Townsend Paper Mill on Saturday afternoon. East Jefferson Fire Rescue firefighters were called to the mill at 2:40 p.m. after a blaze began in an enclosed conveyor belt carrying wood chips into the mill and spread into the sixth floor, according to fire district spokesperson Phyllis Speser. The fire sent a black cloud into the sky, according to reports. The blaze in the conveyor belt was put out by 3:16 p.m. and the sixth floor fire at 3:31 p.m., Speser said. The cause remained under investigation on Sunday. Assisting were Port Ludlow Fire & Rescue, Clallam County Fire District 3, Poulsbo Fire Department and Quilcene Fire Rescue. (East Jefferson Fire Rescue)

Blaze extinguished

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First Sgt. Kent Keller of Sequim, left, presents to Linda Featheringill of Port Angeles the Purple Heart her brother was never able to receive in person as well as a United States of America War Office document. Her brother, Army Cpl. Marvin D. Actkinson, was declared missing in action in Korea on Dec. 2, 1950 and presumed dead in 1953. He was 18. His remains were returned in 2018 and will be buried in Colorado City, Texas, on Feb. 12. The Thursday ceremony was hosted by the Michael Trebert Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution at the Northwest Veterans Resource Center in Port Angeles. Featheringill was accompanied by her daughter Eilenah Moon. About 70 people attended the ceremony, which honored Actkinson 71 years after his death.

Presenting a Purple Heart

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Lawmakers advance school temblor funding

Another bill proposes public bond vote

 

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Arrest warrants issued in alleged purse snatching

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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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PAT NEAL: The Discover Pass disaster

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