A stylized dragon with its mouth operated by Kurt White makes its way down Washington Street as part of the Olympic Theatre Arts entry in Saturday’s Sequim Irrigation Festival Grand Parade. The event returned to an in-person activity with more than 90 entries and thousands of spectators lining the parade route. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Irrigation Festival Grand parade

Awards issued to floats in the Sequim Irrigation Festival Grand Parade on Saturday are Mayor’s, Clallam County Fair Royalty; Chairman’s,… Continue reading

Two on Peninsula die from COVID-19

Cases rising in both counties’ classrooms

Linda Martin, center, from Port Townsend, stands beside her husband Mike Cornforth on the corner of Kearney and state Highway 20 in Port Townsend. Martin, with PT Indivisible, collaborated with Planned Parenthood, the American Civil Liberties Union and Women’s March to stage a rally on Saturday to protest the possible U.S. Supreme Court decision to overturn the 50-year-old Roe v Wade decision guaranteeing the right to abortion. About 250 people from as far away as Seattle and Sequim took part in the rally. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Abortion rights supporters rally nationwide

Protests organized on Peninsula

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Candidate filing week begins today for seats in Clallam County

At least two primary contests already in place for Aug. 2

Candidate filing week begins today for seats in Jefferson County

County commissioner contest to be on primary ballot

Deep fissures and missing chunks of concrete mark the Gardiner boat ramp that was constructed during the Johnson administration. (Paula Hunt/for Peninsula Daily News)

Gardiner mobilizes around hunting, public boat ramp

Residents want no shooting zone

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Avian flu found on Peninsula

All flock owners warned to protect fowl

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Clallam County Sheriff Bill Benedict, left, reads off the names of Washington law enforcment officers killed in the line of duty as Port Angeles Police Chief Brian Smith looks on during a ceremony of Friday honoring law enforcement personnel as part of National Police Week. The ceremoney, held at the Liberty Bell replica at Veterans Park in Port Angeles, included music from the Port Angeles High School choir, a flag ceremony, a gun salute and ringing of the bell.

Memorial bell ringing in Port Angeles

Above: Clallam County Sheriff Bill Benedict, left, reads off the names of Washington law enforcement officers killed in the line Continue reading...

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Denny Henson of NW Rustic Cuts works on carved bears at the Logging Show at the Sequim Irrigation Festival on Friday. The show continues today from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. as well as a variety of other events during the festival’s grand finale weekend. The highlight will be the Grand Parade through downtown Sequim from noon to 1:30 p.m. today. For more information, see irrigationfestival.com and facebook.com/SequimIrrigationFestival.

Art with bear hands at Irrigation Festival

Denny Henson of NW Rustic Cuts works on carved bears at the Logging Show at the Sequim Irrigation Festival on Continue reading...

Alex Baker of the USPS picks up some food donations on his west Port Angeles route several years ago.

Stamp Out Hunger set Saturday

Alex Baker of the USPS picks up some food donations on his west Port Angeles route several years ago. The Continue reading...

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Port Angeles Business Association member John Brewer fills a wheelbarrow with weeds and dirt during a clean-up effort to beautify the Port Angeles welcome display Front Street and Ennis Cutoff on Saturday. A team of association members along with their friends and families took part in the activity.

Welcome efforts clean up in Port Angeles

Port Angeles Business Association member John Brewer fills a wheelbarrow with weeds and dirt during a clean-up effort to beautify Continue reading...

 

Crime

Port Angeles man in custody after rollover wreck

A Port Angeles man remained in the Clallam County jail on Sunday after he allegedly overturned a Continue reading...

 

Life

A GROWING CONCERN: A summer gardener’s lucky 13

I HOPE EVERYONE had a great Mother’s Day and what a gorgeous day it was! With the sun now shining… Continue reading

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Congratulations to Heron Pond Farm owner/trainer Christine Headley, riding Gordy, for receiving The Dressage Foundation’s $1,000 grant from its Trip Harting Fund for Pony Club Members and Graduates.

HORSEPLAY: Port Townsend horse trainer, coach wins $1,000 grant

IT’S DISHEARTENING WHEN I visit Miller Peninsula State Park and see cars parked in slots for horse trailers. Consequently, I’d… Continue reading

 

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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

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Cherish Cronmiller is the executive director for Olympic Community Action Programs. (Brian McLean/Peninsula Daily News)

OlyCAP director: Peninsula generosity impressive

By Cherish Cronmiller | OlyCAP Executive Director When I was applying for Continue reading...

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Opinion

PAT NEAL: Olympic Peninsula driving guide

With the real and present danger of an imminent tourist invasion, it’s time once again for the Olympic Peninsula driving Continue reading...