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Jaymon Skinner of Bernt Ericsen Excavating is part of the crew moving earth for the foundation of 7th Haven, the Olympic Community Action Programs’ housing project at Seventh and Hendricks streets in Port Townsend. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

7th Haven on schedule and on budget

First residents of housing project expected in spring ‘23

 

Jefferson County Library gets large bequest

Board welcomes ‘amazing, unexpected’ gift

 

Proof of vaccination required at these businesses and events.

Proof of vaccination required at these businesses and events

List of local businesses and events that require proof of full COVID-19 vaccination

 

Kathy Ryan checks on salad greens at the Quimper Grange food-bank garden, one of 10 plots that provided thousands of pounds to local food banks last year. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Food bank gardens in a growth spurt

Expansion in works for Food Bank Farm Gardens

Kathy Ryan checks on salad greens at the Quimper Grange food-bank garden, one of 10 plots that provided thousands of pounds to local food banks last year. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Julia Maynard, who at 22 constructed a cedar-mahogany Nevins yacht tender in Mystic, Conn., will be one of the speakers in “She Builds: Wit & Wisdom from Three Port Townsend Woman Boatbuilders,” a Northwest Maritime Center discussion to stream online Thursday evening. (Julia Maynard)

Three boatbuilders to speak on livestreamed program

Ninety-minute discussion part of ‘Ask an Expert’ series

Julia Maynard, who at 22 constructed a cedar-mahogany Nevins yacht tender in Mystic, Conn., will be one of the speakers in “She Builds: Wit & Wisdom from Three Port Townsend Woman Boatbuilders,” a Northwest Maritime Center discussion to stream online Thursday evening. (Julia Maynard)
Marny Friedman, left, and Christine Emmes are part of the Just Soup crew each Tuesday at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, where free hot lunches are handed out in the church parking lot. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

More than just soup: Volunteers work rain or shine

St. Paul’s provides frees meals each Tuesday

Marny Friedman, left, and Christine Emmes are part of the Just Soup crew each Tuesday at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, where free hot lunches are handed out in the church parking lot. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Artist and poet Nhatt Nichols, at Aldrich’s upstairs space in Port Townsend, has released her book, “This Party of the Soft Things.” She and fellow author Ward Serrill will discuss their work at Finnriver Farm on Wednesday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Pair of writers to host release

Books to be celebrated at Finnriver Farm Cidery

Artist and poet Nhatt Nichols, at Aldrich’s upstairs space in Port Townsend, has released her book, “This Party of the Soft Things.” She and fellow author Ward Serrill will discuss their work at Finnriver Farm on Wednesday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Port Townsend City Manager John Mauro.
Port Townsend City Manager John Mauro.
Port Townsend artist and writer Velda Thomas, having just released her book “Blended: Perspectives on Belonging,” is now at work on a new printmaking project. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

‘Blended’ offers space to remember

Author to present free online talk on Thursday

Port Townsend artist and writer Velda Thomas, having just released her book “Blended: Perspectives on Belonging,” is now at work on a new printmaking project. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
“Spring Reunion” by Celeste Tucker is one of 39 photographs in “The World on Pause,” the exhibition open now at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center. From left are Port Angeles high schoolers Gillian Wolfe, 17, Olivia Carroll, 17, Bella Artis, 16, and Celeste Tucker, 17. (Celeste Tucker)
“Spring Reunion” by Celeste Tucker is one of 39 photographs in “The World on Pause,” the exhibition open now at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center. From left are Port Angeles high schoolers Gillian Wolfe, 17, Olivia Carroll, 17, Bella Artis, 16, and Celeste Tucker, 17. (Celeste Tucker)
Scenes from the Civil Rights Movement are part of “MLK/FBI,” the free community film to screen at the Rose Theatre on Martin Luther King Jr. Day this Monday. (Photo courtesy IFC Films)

MLK/FBI to be screened at Rose Theatre

Free civil rights movie an annual tradition

Scenes from the Civil Rights Movement are part of “MLK/FBI,” the free community film to screen at the Rose Theatre on Martin Luther King Jr. Day this Monday. (Photo courtesy IFC Films)
East Jefferson Fire Rescue crew extinguished a chimney fire on Jolie Lane in Port Townsend. East Jefferson Fire Rescue

All safe after chimney fire

No one was injured in a chimney fire Sunday evening at a house on the 300 block of Jolie Way off Hastings… Continue reading

East Jefferson Fire Rescue crew extinguished a chimney fire on Jolie Lane in Port Townsend. East Jefferson Fire Rescue
Malaika Rosenfeld of the Port Townsend Marine Science Center will shepherd participants in next Monday’s Day of Service outing at Fort Worden State Park. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Day of Service, work party set

Fort Worden State Park to get volunteers’ care

Malaika Rosenfeld of the Port Townsend Marine Science Center will shepherd participants in next Monday’s Day of Service outing at Fort Worden State Park. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Katie Davis, left, and Jessica Garcia are the Olympic Angels case managers working with foster families and volunteers in Clallam and Jefferson counties. (April Thompson/Olympic Angels)
Katie Davis, left, and Jessica Garcia are the Olympic Angels case managers working with foster families and volunteers in Clallam and Jefferson counties. (April Thompson/Olympic Angels)

Two school levies on Port Townsend ballot next month

Funds would go to educational programs, capital projects

Two school levies on Port Townsend ballot next month

Funds would go to educational programs, capital projects

Local author Harriet Cannon has just published "Exiled South," her first novel. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

Peninsula woman writes of mixed heritage

No welcome given some members of family

Local author Harriet Cannon has just published "Exiled South," her first novel. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News
Port Townsend Marine Science Center Executive Director Janine Boire admires photos in "We Are Puget Sound," the free exhibition inside the Flagship Landing building at 1001 Water St. in downtown Port Townsend. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

‘We Are Puget Sound’ photo show open in Port Townsend

The decorated warbonnet, a strange, full-lipped fish. Three tribal canoes, paddles at rest. A jellyfish in a sea of turquoise. Skagit Valley… Continue reading

Port Townsend Marine Science Center Executive Director Janine Boire admires photos in "We Are Puget Sound," the free exhibition inside the Flagship Landing building at 1001 Water St. in downtown Port Townsend. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News