Port Angeles Community Award recipients gather after Saturday night’s fifth annual awards gala, including, from left, Joe DeScala, representing 4PA, organization of the year; Dr. Gerald Stephanz, citizen of the year; Tommy Harris, young leader of the year; Natalie Snow, Katelyn Sheldon and Andrea Dean, representing Welly’s Real Fruit Ice Cream, emerging business of the year; and Hayley Sharpe, owner of MOSS, business of the year. Not present was John Gallagher, educator of the year. The awards are produced by the Port Angeles Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Sound Publishing. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Community awards distributed at chamber gala

Six categories featured as event returns in person

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Anabel Moore, 17, of Port Townsend warms up on the violin prior to performing for the judges during Saturday’s 37th annual Nico Snel Young Artist Competition at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Port Angeles. Youth musicians from across the North Olympic Peninsula performed classical pieces for cash prizes in an event hosted by the Port Angeles Symphony Orchestra. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
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Chris Walker, an organizer of the Parkwood Neighborhood Alliance and an advocate for owners of modular homes, is working to keep rents reasonable in her manufactured-home community near Sequim.

Legislature aims to protect tenants

Landlord calls effort rent control

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Artist wants to loan Raccoon Lodge to city

Application must be approved by Port Townsend Arts Commission

At the Nest in Uptown Port Townsend on Wednesday are, from left, lead coffee companion Karley Caseber, program manager Dana Marklund and OWL 360 Executive Director Kelli Parcher. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/For Peninsula Daily News)

OWL360’s Nest connects teens to resources

Proceeds from cafe fund youth services

Clallam County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Nichols makes a presentation on the effects of human trafficking during Thursday’s Studium Generale on the Port Angeles campus of Peninsula College. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Human trafficking is here on Peninsula

It’s not what you think, prosecuting attorney says

Brock Tejeda, a high school senior, fits together his carefully crafted pieces of wood to make a step stool just like the larger finished sample on the left. Port Angeles High School hosted a Skills USA Olympic Regional contest in the woodshop at the school on Saturday. The contest involved students making in eight hours from precise directions a small step stool using their skills and the shop’s many tools and machines. Joe Shideler is the woodshop teacher, but retired woodshop teacher Tim Branham was the enabler who brought the contest back to the school after a four-year COVID absence. There were five high school contestants including one girl. Skills USA sponsors over 50 skills across the country. PAHS participated in the carpentry and precision machinery areas. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

Skills contest

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Pictured in the front row, from left to right, are Vance Smith, John Wylie, John Braasch, Gary Zambor, Pete Waldrip, Bob Caruthers, William Smith and Bob Wheeler. 

In the back row, from left to right: Arnie Finley, Winston Cardinez, Bob Jackson, William Schult, Michael Dew, Paul Carmean and Mike Sutherland. 

Sadie is in the foreground.

Masonic officers announced

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The MV Coho, pictured in dry dock at the Anacortes Ship Yards, will be back in service Thursday. Yearly maintenance began Jan. 3. The maintenance is taking a few days longer due to COVID-19 the past two years, Black Ball Ferry Line officials have said. The ship returns to twice-daily round trips across the Strait of Juan de Fuca between Victoria and Port Angeles at 8:20 a.m. Thursday. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

Coho maintenance

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At the Nest, a new hangout for young people in Uptown Port Townsend, teenagers including, from left, Ruby Morgensen, Kyah Kusy and Tilly Norton attended Friday's grand opening. The former dental office at 1119 Lawrence St. is a welcoming coffee house and resource center. The girls, all 15, heard about the Nest from their art teacher, Michele Soderstrom of Port Townsend High School. Diane Urbani de la Paz/For Peninsula Daily News

Nest has grand opening

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Peninsula hospitals oppose staffing legislation

Proposal would require set ratios for nurses to patients

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Pictured in the front row, from left to right, are Vance Smith, John Wylie, John Braasch, Gary Zambor, Pete Waldrip, Bob Caruthers, William Smith and Bob Wheeler. 

In the back row, from left to right: Arnie Finley, Winston Cardinez, Bob Jackson, William Schult, Michael Dew, Paul Carmean and Mike Sutherland. 

Sadie is in the foreground.

Masonic officers announced

The Port Angeles Masonic Lodge #69 has elected new officers for 2023. Pictured in the front row, left to right,… Continue reading

 

Photo by Sherry Baysinger

Cutline:  Larry Baysinger dismounts his horse Scout to clear fallen tree branches off a trail in Mt. Mueller. Davidson, his mules, is fitted with a pack saddle designed to carry his chainsaw on top, an axe (the yellow axe handle is seen sticking out of the pack box) and other tools, and even two small chairs he and his wife to sit on when taking a break.

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