Amie Rodriguez Albaugh of Amie’s Garden outside Sequim was among the vendors in 2021 at the Port Townsend Farmers Market. The Jefferson County Farmers Markets organization has opened a startup fund for people of color interested in vending at the 2022 markets in Port Townsend or Chimacum. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Start-up fund aims to include more people of color

Food, farm and art vendors encouraged to apply

Forks to receive $2.4 million for wastewater treatment plant

Funds to pay for improvements, retrofits to avoid failure

Man charged with hate crime OK to stand trial

Judge declares him mentally competent

Residents can comment online through the state Department of Transportation's website Jan. 27 through Feb. 10 on predesign concepts that would complete the Simdars Road interchange on the eastern side of the City of Sequim. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Online open house seeks input on Simdars interchange design

Comments on the U.S. 101 East Sequim Road Project

Grant to install solar at PUD

District also seeking broadband funds

COVID case rates decreasing, but flu cases are here

Health official says vaccines offer best protection

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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Port Angeles Parks and Recreation Department employee Eli Hammel snags a floating log blocking a portion of a city-operated boat ramp on Ediz Hook on Thursday. The log was later removed with a front loader and deposited with other woody debris nearby. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Boat ramp cleanup on Ediz Hook

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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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Politics

Lawmakers advance school temblor funding

Another bill proposes public bond vote

 

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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: The Discover Pass disaster

It was another tough week in the news. Legislation to eliminate the hated Discover Pass has been introduced in the Continue reading...