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‘Strong Towns’ author: Go small to be strong

Jefferson County urged to rethink large projects

Tri-Area Pharmacy assistant Jennifer Sharko-Taylor helped shepherd patients at Friday's vaccination clinic at the Chimacum Grange. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Chimacum Grange seeks to replenish reserves

Furnace installed to heat community center for vaccines

Tri-Area Pharmacy assistant Jennifer Sharko-Taylor helped shepherd patients at Friday's vaccination clinic at the Chimacum Grange. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
At the display window in Uptown Port Townsend are, from left, Jeri Auty, Cheri Kopp, Debra Olson and Sue Gale, contributors to the "Art in a Pandemic" show, on view around the clock at the corner of Tyler and Lawrence streets. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Ten women share window display

Pandemic inspires creativity

At the display window in Uptown Port Townsend are, from left, Jeri Auty, Cheri Kopp, Debra Olson and Sue Gale, contributors to the "Art in a Pandemic" show, on view around the clock at the corner of Tyler and Lawrence streets. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Matt Montoya, left, Ben Thompson and his sister Grace Thompson stand with River the farm dog on the newly preserved Kodama Farm in Chimacum. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Kodama property to be preserved for cultivation

Salmon habitat restoration planned across 21 acres

Matt Montoya, left, Ben Thompson and his sister Grace Thompson stand with River the farm dog on the newly preserved Kodama Farm in Chimacum. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Amid Wednesday morning's sunshine, volunteer Ken Radon neatens the Port Townsend Municipal Golf Course, where he often plays. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Port Townsend City Council extends golf course lease

Capital investments unlikely in contrac with same operator

Amid Wednesday morning's sunshine, volunteer Ken Radon neatens the Port Townsend Municipal Golf Course, where he often plays. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Port Townsend looking for pool solution

YMCA could help Mountain View location reopen

Tom Drews disassembles a diesel engine while studying in the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding's Marine Systems program. The school has been awarded a $447,500 U.S. Economic Development Administration grant. (Photo courtesy of Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding)

Boat School wins national, local support

Grants help expand programs

Tom Drews disassembles a diesel engine while studying in the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding's Marine Systems program. The school has been awarded a $447,500 U.S. Economic Development Administration grant. (Photo courtesy of Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding)
Strong Towns founder Charles Marohn will talk about community resiliency in a free online presentation Thursday. (Photo courtesy of Strong Towns)

Strong Towns founder to highlight growth

Collaborative group hosts Thursday talk on financial strength

Strong Towns founder Charles Marohn will talk about community resiliency in a free online presentation Thursday. (Photo courtesy of Strong Towns)
Kate McDermott, baker, author and pie-camp leader, will teach an online class from her Port Angeles home this Thursday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Peninsula pie queen to host ‘Snowy Day’

Baker, author uses cameras to stream instructional videos

Kate McDermott, baker, author and pie-camp leader, will teach an online class from her Port Angeles home this Thursday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
"And I, Pluto's Only Cactus" is among the many offbeat plays staged at the Chameleon Theater. Appearing in the 2012 production were, from left, Jeremiah Morgan, Rosa Davies and Michelle Hensel. photo courtesy The Chameleon Theater

Artistic director begins campaign to keep Chameleon alive

The Chameleon Theater is changeable like its namesake: It can have 50 seats for a flamenco concert, 30 seats for a magic… Continue reading

"And I, Pluto's Only Cactus" is among the many offbeat plays staged at the Chameleon Theater. Appearing in the 2012 production were, from left, Jeremiah Morgan, Rosa Davies and Michelle Hensel. photo courtesy The Chameleon Theater
Key City Public Theatre's Brendan Chambers and Maggie Jo Bulkley engage in a little "zip zap zop," a theater game, in preparation for their youth theater classes in Port Townsend. The two are not wearing masks in this photo because they live in the same household. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News
Key City Public Theatre's Brendan Chambers and Maggie Jo Bulkley engage in a little "zip zap zop," a theater game, in preparation for their youth theater classes in Port Townsend. The two are not wearing masks in this photo because they live in the same household. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News
Louise Woehrle and her uncle, Air Force bombardier Charles Woehrle, co-created "Stalag Luft III: One Man's Story," about the B-17 flight that led to his capture and imprisonment by the Nazis during World War II.     photo courtesy of Whirlygig Productions

A POW lives to tell

‘Stalag Luft III’ depicts wartime camp, aftermath

Louise Woehrle and her uncle, Air Force bombardier Charles Woehrle, co-created "Stalag Luft III: One Man's Story," about the B-17 flight that led to his capture and imprisonment by the Nazis during World War II.     photo courtesy of Whirlygig Productions
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 A team of volunteers painted "Black Lives Matter" on Port Townsend's Water Street last summer.

Port Townsend City Council to consider street-painting permits

‘Black Lives Matter’ message spurred ordinance

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 A team of volunteers painted "Black Lives Matter" on Port Townsend's Water Street last summer.

Navy’s anti-terrorism force protection exercise starts Monday

Naval Magazine Indian Island is one of four Navy installations to conduct its annual “anti-terrorism force protection exercise” beginning Monday and continuing… Continue reading

Erin Reading is cofounder of the Port Townsend Psychedelic Society, which seeks the decriminalization of psilocybin mushrooms and psychoactive plants. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

Port Townsend woman seeks decriminalization of ‘magic’ mushrooms

Proponents say city could make possession a low priority

Erin Reading is cofounder of the Port Townsend Psychedelic Society, which seeks the decriminalization of psilocybin mushrooms and psychoactive plants. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News
The Port Townsend Paper Co. recycles more than a third of the state's castoff cardboard and employs just fewer than 300 workers. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Presentation to feature 100 years of mill history

Series of projects includes artwork, paper making

The Port Townsend Paper Co. recycles more than a third of the state's castoff cardboard and employs just fewer than 300 workers. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Poet Lauren Davis, also a bookseller and instructor at Imprint Books and the Writers' Workshoppe in Port Townsend, has published "The Missing Ones," a collection of poems about a woman who disappeared at Lake Crescent. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Love, loss and poetry at Lake Crescent

Port Townsend author transfixed by woman’s story

Poet Lauren Davis, also a bookseller and instructor at Imprint Books and the Writers' Workshoppe in Port Townsend, has published "The Missing Ones," a collection of poems about a woman who disappeared at Lake Crescent. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Cyclist Dave Thielk, struck by a tree on Olympic Hot Springs Road last month, is on the mend at home in Port Townsend. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News
Cyclist Dave Thielk, struck by a tree on Olympic Hot Springs Road last month, is on the mend at home in Port Townsend. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News
Kim Trenerry and Jason Mogi, who perform as Deadwood Revival, practice in their Port Angeles home on Thursday in preparation for a live-streamed concert for the Juan de Fuca Foundation's Winter Benefit on Saturday night. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Deadwood Revival to play in free live-streaming event

Saturday proceeds to go toward JFFA operating expenses

Kim Trenerry and Jason Mogi, who perform as Deadwood Revival, practice in their Port Angeles home on Thursday in preparation for a live-streamed concert for the Juan de Fuca Foundation's Winter Benefit on Saturday night. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Hundreds turned out for the Womxn's March in Port Townsend, one of hundreds around the world in January 2017. (Peninsula Daily News)

Women’s march to be conducted virtually this year

Organizer: Port Townsend event to celebrate woman vice president

Hundreds turned out for the Womxn's March in Port Townsend, one of hundreds around the world in January 2017. (Peninsula Daily News)