Crab crew member Jacob Brown of Port Angeles pulls cooked crab from a boiler on Thursday in preparation for the opening of the Dungeness Crab and Seafood Festival on the Port Angeles waterfront. The three-day festival begins today and runs through Sunday. For more information, see Page A6. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Prepping for crab

Crab crew member Jacob Brown of Port Angeles pulls cooked crab from a boiler on Thursday in preparation for the… Continue reading

Electrical power out west of Lake Crescent

Fault is on BPA transmission line

U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, right, visits the jetty renovation project at Point Hudson with Port of Port Townsend Executive Director Eron Berg. Half of the funds for the $14.1 million project came from a $7 million Economic Development Administration grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce. Cantwell is Chair of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (Paula Hunt/Peninsula Daily News)

Sen. Maria Cantwell visits Port of Port Townsend’s jetty project

Replacement received $7M in federal EDA funding

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Will Purser, left, and Ken Hayes.

Customer service, alternative energy debated

Incumbent, challenger vie for PUD seat

Benefit set for Discovery Bay Wild Bird Rescue

Wings, Wine Art to feature rehabilitated birds

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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Preparing to celebrate Girls’ Night Out in downtown Port Townsend on Thursday afternoon are, from left, Holly Erickson, Lorilee Houston, Eryn Smith, Sue Arthur and Mari Mullen. After a hiatus, the Main Street Program-hosted annual event returned to distribute goodie bags, encourage women to shop local and raise funds for the Jefferson Healthcare Foundation. The foundation helps provide free breast/cervical cancer screenings for women in need. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/For Peninsula Daily News)

Shopping locally

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A crew from Bothel-based Grand Event Rentals erects a dining tent in the parking lot of the 48 Degrees North restaurant along the Port Angeles waterfront on Wednesday. The tent will serve as the focal point for food and entertainment for this weekend’s three-day Port Angeles Crab Festival, which begins Friday. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Festival preparation

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Pedestrians and bicyclists make their way arcoss a pair of new spans crossing the newly-restored flood plain of the Dungeness River at Railroad Bridge Park on Wednesday. The two spans, which opened this week, eliminate a long detour for users of the Olympic Discovery Trail by restoring the link across the river. An additional walkway, which is still under construction with an opening scheduled for later this fall, will link the trail to the outdoor patio of the recently-opened Dungeness River Nature Center.

Building bridges at Railroad Bridge Park

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Sequim High’s royalty reigns

Sequim High School celebrated its 2022 Homecoming in style last week, with a key win in the football game and Continue reading...

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Politics
Will Purser, left, and Ken Hayes.

Customer service, alternative energy debated

Incumbent, challenger vie for PUD seat

 

Questions accepted for Jefferson County debate

This is the last week to submit questions for the League of Women Voters-Jefferson County’s Oct. 11 Continue reading...

 

Crime

Port Townsend man to be sentenced for killing

Quilcene man shot in the chest last fall

 

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Dr. Pamela Ator, a board-certified internist.

New internist joins Jefferson Healthcare

Jefferson Healthcare has hired Dr. Pamela Ator, a board-certified internist. Ator is a graduate of Oregon Health 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

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: A bee-utiful autumn

IF THE FEEDBACK from last week’s episode is any indication, we are having a “bee-utiful” autumn on the Olympic Peninsula. Continue reading...