A vehicle inches its way down a hill in the 100 block of South Liberty Street in Port Angeles after snow coated much of the North Olympic Peninsula on Thursday morning. Unsettled weather and chilly conditions are forecast into next week. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Snow totals modest, spotty on most of Peninsula

Driving dangerous in some areas

Tyler Gage photographs a fire engine while Adam DeFilippo finishes decorating the old fire engine in preparation for two Operation Candy Cane programs in Port Angeles. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

Operation Candy Cane launched by firefighters

Two departments gathering donations in Port Angeles; Sequim starts Monday

Martha Collins jewelry from wood is among pieces on view at Port Townsend Gallery.

Port Townsend hosts Santa Claus carolers, art walk

Activities set from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Clean Fuel Standard and Climate Commitment Act set to launch Jan. 1

Regulations intended to meet emissions goals

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Ballet Workshop members, from left, Courtney Smith, 18, Amelia Brown, 15, and Daphne Oakes, 14, all of Port Angeles, will be part of the troupe’s seasonal presentation of “The Nutcracker.” (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

‘The Nutcracker’ returns with a young cast and guest performers

Nearly 100 Ballet Workshop students to dance

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Raccoon Lodge gets options for preservation

Artist has until Dec. 30 to decide piece’s future

Victim identified in Port Ludlow stabbing

Teen charged as adult with second-degree murder

Steve Hampton of Port Townsend searches for birds in the Salish Sea at Point Wilson Lighthouse on Wednesday. “I just got here and the wind and choppy water don’t make for ideal conditions, but so far I’ve seen rhinoceros auklets and a Pacific loon,” Hampton said. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Bird watcher

Steve Hampton of Port Townsend searches for birds in the Salish Sea at Point Wilson Lighthouse on Wednesday. “I just Continue reading...

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U.S. Coast Guard and law enforcement chase boats follow the ferry MV Coho during an armed passenger drill on Tuesday near the mouth of Port Angeles Harbor.

MV Coho part of drill

Two 45-foot response boats and a 29-foot response boat from U.S. Coast Guard Station Port Angeles, plus local law enforcement, Continue reading...

Shoppers, from left, Sue Priest, Pam Predovich and Peggy Romero, all of Port Angeles, stroll down West First Street in downtown Port Angeles searching for bargains on Small Business Saturday, a local followup to Black Friday, kicking off the holiday shopping season. Weekend shoppers were given an opportunity to purchase tote bags containing coupons for special deals from participating merchants, with proceeds from tote sales benefiting the Port Angeles Winter Ice Village. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Small Business Saturday

Shoppers, from left, Sue Priest, Pam Predovich and Peggy Romero, all of Port Angeles, stroll down West First Street in Continue reading...

People stop and take pictures of the Port Townsend Kiwanis’ George Earl Memorial Cho Cho as it clangs along Water Street in downtown Port Townsend on Small Business Saturday. The popular Choo Choo made a circuit from the American Legion to Uptown and back again, delighting passengers and spectators alike. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Holidays roll into town

People stop and take pictures of the Port Townsend Kiwanis’ George Earl Memorial Choo Choo as it clangs along Water Continue reading...

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Crime

Victim identified in Port Ludlow stabbing

Teen charged as adult with second-degree murder

 

Man accused of stealing from restaurant wall

Customers donate iconic bills, which are provided to charity every five years

 

Life

Tech Tuesday plans hybrid class

The Jefferson County Library will host Tech Tuesday from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday. The hybrid Continue reading...

 

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