Diane Urbani de la Paz

Jefferson County Commissioner Heidi Eisenhour.

Letter supports breaching dams

Jefferson County Commissioners encourage implementation of controversial proposal

Jefferson County Commissioner Heidi Eisenhour.
Meghan Mix of Hopscotch Farm is among dozens of vendors at the Port Townsend Farmers Market’s opening day Saturday. She had a busy day at her stand, selling salad greens, pickles and her popular beet relish. The market is on from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays at Tyler and Lawrence streets in Uptown Port Townsend. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Farmers market opens

Meghan Mix of Hopscotch Farm is among dozens of vendors at the Port Townsend Farmers Market’s opening day Saturday. She had a busy day at… Continue reading

Meghan Mix of Hopscotch Farm is among dozens of vendors at the Port Townsend Farmers Market’s opening day Saturday. She had a busy day at her stand, selling salad greens, pickles and her popular beet relish. The market is on from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays at Tyler and Lawrence streets in Uptown Port Townsend. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Jefferson Community Foundation CEO Siobhan Canty.

Jefferson Community Foundation fund moves to second phase

COVID relief turns to look toward recovery

Jefferson Community Foundation CEO Siobhan Canty.
Recovering from electrocution, Eduardo Garcia relearns his skills as a chef in "Charged," the Port Townsend Film Festival Pic for April. photo courtesy of Port Townsend Film Festival and Implement Productions

‘Charged’ to stream this week from Port Townsend

Film about ‘flipping the script’

Recovering from electrocution, Eduardo Garcia relearns his skills as a chef in "Charged," the Port Townsend Film Festival Pic for April. photo courtesy of Port Townsend Film Festival and Implement Productions
Keith Rasmussen is sprucing up The Keg & I in Chimacum for its reopening — with live music on the back deck — this Saturday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Doyle and Dwyer set to enliven Keg & I deck

Dancing to the live, in-person music this weekend at the Keg & I isn’t allowed, but you could say Keith Rasmussen is doing… Continue reading

Keith Rasmussen is sprucing up The Keg & I in Chimacum for its reopening — with live music on the back deck — this Saturday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Pam Petranek pedals her Cape Cleare Salmon trailer down Lawrence Street toward the Port Townsend Farmers Market last year as she will do again when the market reopens Saturday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Larger Port Townsend Farmers Market to open Saturday

Some 55 vendors are scheduled, and more will come

Pam Petranek pedals her Cape Cleare Salmon trailer down Lawrence Street toward the Port Townsend Farmers Market last year as she will do again when the market reopens Saturday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

First Friday talk on art, electrochemistry

Another virtual program in the “Art of Making” speaker series, this one focusing on jewelry, is set for 7 p.m. Friday courtesy… Continue reading

Artist Peggy Smith-Venturi prepares to unveil “Unwrapped,” her new exhibition at the Jefferson Museum of Art & History. The downtown Port Townsend museum reopens Friday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Jefferson Museum of Art & History debuts three exhibits Friday

Historical society hopes to expand later this spring

Artist Peggy Smith-Venturi prepares to unveil “Unwrapped,” her new exhibition at the Jefferson Museum of Art & History. The downtown Port Townsend museum reopens Friday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Wooden Boat Festival director Barb Trailer says the future is bright for the September event at and around the Northwest Maritime Center in Port Townsend. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

2021 Wooden Boat Festival charts its course

Planned: Outdoor activities, indoor events, presentations

Wooden Boat Festival director Barb Trailer says the future is bright for the September event at and around the Northwest Maritime Center in Port Townsend. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Port Townsend Farmers Market opens online shopping

In anticipation of the first Port Townsend Farmers Market of the season this Saturday, the online produce market is open to shoppers… Continue reading

Aaron Asis, installing his “Fort Words” paintings at Fort Worden State Park last September, is among the many artists who have received Port Townsend Arts Commission grants. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

New grants available for Port Townsend artists’ works

City commission reviews applications monthly

Aaron Asis, installing his “Fort Words” paintings at Fort Worden State Park last September, is among the many artists who have received Port Townsend Arts Commission grants. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
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Paul Carter of Port Townsend makes the most of the day’s sunshine as he joins a Washington State Ferry on Port Townsend Bay. Monday was his first time out on his single MAAS 24 rowing shell.

Out on the bay

Paul Carter of Port Townsend makes the most of the day’s sunshine as he joins the Washington State Ferry on Port Townsend Bay. Monday was… Continue reading

<strong>Diane Urbani de la Paz</strong>/Peninsula Daily News
Paul Carter of Port Townsend makes the most of the day’s sunshine as he joins a Washington State Ferry on Port Townsend Bay. Monday was his first time out on his single MAAS 24 rowing shell.
A group of bicyclists make their way down a section of the Olympic Discovery Trail near William R. Fairchild International Airport on the west side of Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Volunteers keep Olympic Discovery Trail in shape

Jefferson County secures land for additional path

A group of bicyclists make their way down a section of the Olympic Discovery Trail near William R. Fairchild International Airport on the west side of Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Volunteer Joan Coyne puts the icing on the cake for Jefferson County's Cake4Kids project earlier this month. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

Cake4kids spreads the frosting around

Volunteer bakers mark special days

Volunteer Joan Coyne puts the icing on the cake for Jefferson County's Cake4Kids project earlier this month. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

Collaborative ADO in the works

Port steps back; EDC in lead role

COVID-19 cases rise among young

and week two of spring — COVID-19 cases are trending up among children and teenagers, reported Dr. Allison… Continue reading

Oboist Nathan Hughes of the Metropolitan Opera will play in an online concert presented by Port Angeles’ Music on the Strait festival. (Photo courtesy of Music on the Strait)

Music on the Strait to present virtual concert on Sunday

Clara Schumann, celebrity pianist, mother of eight children, composer and love interest of two fellow composers, would have hosted an evening like… Continue reading

Oboist Nathan Hughes of the Metropolitan Opera will play in an online concert presented by Port Angeles’ Music on the Strait festival. (Photo courtesy of Music on the Strait)
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 Rachael Van Laanen and her son Quince, 5, care for the animals — including 40 American Alpine goats — at Mystery Bay Farm on Marrowstone Island.

Mystery Bay Farm welcomes spring season

Farmsteading described on tours on Marrowstone

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 Rachael Van Laanen and her son Quince, 5, care for the animals — including 40 American Alpine goats — at Mystery Bay Farm on Marrowstone Island.
Bob Stokes, owner of Studio Bob in Port Angeles, hangs artworks on the wall of his art and music venue on Wednesday in preparation for Friday’s “Save the Bob” live-streaming music fundraiser. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Live-streamed concert aims to help keep art venue afloat

FarmStrong featured in Friday fundraiser for PA studio space

Bob Stokes, owner of Studio Bob in Port Angeles, hangs artworks on the wall of his art and music venue on Wednesday in preparation for Friday’s “Save the Bob” live-streaming music fundraiser. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Erica Bauermeister, seen in August 2001 while renovating her house, will give a talk online tonight about her book, “House Lessons: Renovating a Life.” (Photo courtesy of Ben Bauermeister)

Community Read author talk Thursday

‘House Lessons’ a personal story

Erica Bauermeister, seen in August 2001 while renovating her house, will give a talk online tonight about her book, “House Lessons: Renovating a Life.” (Photo courtesy of Ben Bauermeister)