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

Sentence said to be Clallam County’s first for sex trafficking

A Port Angeles man was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Thursday in what prosecutors say… Continue reading

Young Artist Competition returns Saturday

Youthful performances open to the public at church in Port Angeles

Able seamen Doug Reader, front, and Brandon Melville drive forklifts as they offload equipment from the ferry MV Coho after its return to Port Angeles from annual dry dock maintenance in Anacortes on Wednesday. The ferry is scheduled to resume regular service between Port Angeles and Victoria today. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Preparing for service

Able seamen Doug Reader, front, and Brandon Melville drive forklifts as they offload equipment from the ferry MV Coho after… Continue reading

Pursuit, manhunt lead to arrests after driver rams deputy’s vehicle

Bond set at more than $250,000 for Jefferson County man

Dr. Suzanne Ames.

Peninsula College adapting to next generation of students

Aim is to engage, meet workforce needs

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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

The MV Coho, pictured in dry dock at the Anacortes Ship Yards, will be back in service Thursday. Yearly maintenance Continue reading...

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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

At the Nest, a new hangout for young people in Uptown Port Townsend, teenagers including, from left, Ruby Morgensen, Kyah Continue reading...

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Geri Smith of Sequim, along with her white German shepherd, Polar Bear, take a walk on a fog-shrouded trail along the bluff at the Dungeness Recreation Area on Saturday northwest of Sequim. The pair took advantage of a break in the recent stretch of showery weather that is forecast to continue this week over much of the North Olympic Peninsula. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Foggy walk

Geri Smith of Sequim, along with her white German shepherd, Polar Bear, take a walk on a fog-shrouded trail along Continue reading...

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 Howard “Scooter” Chapman makes the first  bet at 7 Cedars Casino’s new Cedars Sportsbook at 270756 U.S. Highway 101 east of Sequim. on Thursday.

Scooter starts the betting in Blyn

Local sports icon Howard “Scooter” Chapman made the first legal bet in Clallam County at 7 Cedars Casino’s Continue reading...

 

Politics

Peninsula hospitals oppose staffing legislation

Proposal would require set ratios for nurses to patients

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Crime

Sentence said to be Clallam County’s first for sex trafficking

A Port Angeles man was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Thursday in what prosecutors say Continue reading...

 

Pursuit, manhunt lead to arrests after driver rams deputy’s vehicle

Bond set at more than $250,000 for Jefferson County man

 

Business

Annual co-op meeting scheduled

The Co-op Farm and Garden will host its 88th stockholder-member meeting at 7 p.m. Monday. The annual meeting Continue reading...

 

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PAT NEAL: Celebrating Robbie Burns Day

a celebration of literature, music and fine cuisine. Robert Burns was an 18th Century Continue reading...