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Smilemobile in Chimacum for two more days

The Smilemobile — provider of dental care for babies, children, teenagers and adults — has extended its stay at the Tri-Area Community Center,… Continue reading

Katherine McGuire, left, and Jae Dvorak are among the students who've partaken in Joey Pipia's theater programs. Pipia will offer theater day camps for adults, teens and children this summer. photo courtesy of Joey Pipia

Theater camps open for adults, kids, teens

Pipia: GoFundMe campaign saved Chameleon

Katherine McGuire, left, and Jae Dvorak are among the students who've partaken in Joey Pipia's theater programs. Pipia will offer theater day camps for adults, teens and children this summer. photo courtesy of Joey Pipia
Dr. Deanna Kraft, left, and veterinary technician Devon Carney examine a kitten in the Humane Society of Jefferson County’s new surgical unit. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Dr. Deanna Kraft, left, and veterinary technician Devon Carney examine a kitten in the Humane Society of Jefferson County’s new surgical unit. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Port Townsend City Council joins other funders of Team Jefferson

Economic Development Council role renewed for two years

Abakis, a singer-songwriter from Port Townsend, brings her vintage folk and pop to the second show in Port Angeles' Concerts on the Pier series. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Concerts on the Pier return in Port Angeles

Blues, rock, reggae fill eight-week lineup

Abakis, a singer-songwriter from Port Townsend, brings her vintage folk and pop to the second show in Port Angeles' Concerts on the Pier series. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Novelist Rachel Fordham of Marrowstone Island has published a historical saga, “A Lady in Attendance,” about a 19th century woman who starts a new life after time in a reformatory. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Marrowstone Island author releases new book

Novel’s background is different, but not challenges of life

Novelist Rachel Fordham of Marrowstone Island has published a historical saga, “A Lady in Attendance,” about a 19th century woman who starts a new life after time in a reformatory. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
After 12 days touring Puget Sound, Andy Jacobs paddles his trimaran into the Port Townsend Boat Haven on Saturday night. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

WA360 race wraps up with 38 team finishers

Pullman man propels trimaran to Maritime Center

After 12 days touring Puget Sound, Andy Jacobs paddles his trimaran into the Port Townsend Boat Haven on Saturday night. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Dr. Ann Sabatino comes this week to Chimacum on the Smilemobile, which provides dental care to babies, children and adults who are uninsured or covered by Medicaid. To make an appointment, phone 888-286-9105. photo courtesy of the Smilemobile

Smilemobile in Chimacum this week

The Smilemobile, provider of dental care for babies, children, teenagers and adults, will pull up this coming week beside the Tri-Area Community Center… Continue reading

Dr. Ann Sabatino comes this week to Chimacum on the Smilemobile, which provides dental care to babies, children and adults who are uninsured or covered by Medicaid. To make an appointment, phone 888-286-9105. photo courtesy of the Smilemobile
The newly rebuilt trail to the summit of Hurricane Hill was opened by Olympic National Park in August 2020. (Pierre LaBossiere/Peninsula Daily News)

Guide book explores Washington

Peninsula: ‘Wild in the extreme’

The newly rebuilt trail to the summit of Hurricane Hill was opened by Olympic National Park in August 2020. (Pierre LaBossiere/Peninsula Daily News)

Teen airlifted to Harborview after bicycle wreck

A teenage girl was seriously injured and airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle on Saturday after she was struck by a… Continue reading

Woodbridge Farm’s Peter Mustin and singer and chef Grace Love look forward to celebrating Juneteenth at the Chimacum farm on Saturday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Black business owners create a celebration

‘Healing with unity’ focus of Saturday’s feast

Woodbridge Farm’s Peter Mustin and singer and chef Grace Love look forward to celebrating Juneteenth at the Chimacum farm on Saturday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
The Midnight Train Blues Band -- from left, Chicago Bob Longmire, Dan Stacy, Dave Olsen, Jayme Ryan and Barb Dawson -- will host the open blues jam at  Port Townsend's Discovery Bay Brewing this Sunday afternoon. photo courtesy Chicago Bob Longmire

Blues jam open to players, listeners

After a 16-month suspension, the Midnight Train Blues Band is coming straight out of the dark and into the Discovery Bay Brewing… Continue reading

The Midnight Train Blues Band -- from left, Chicago Bob Longmire, Dan Stacy, Dave Olsen, Jayme Ryan and Barb Dawson -- will host the open blues jam at  Port Townsend's Discovery Bay Brewing this Sunday afternoon. photo courtesy Chicago Bob Longmire
Port Angeles Fine Arts Center executive director Christine Loewe admires an art installation, “The Pool Zone” by Chris Oliver, debuting Saturday in the Webster’s Woods Sculpture Park. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Saturday celebration offers outdoor art, music

Summertide in Webster’s Woods Sculpture Park

Port Angeles Fine Arts Center executive director Christine Loewe admires an art installation, “The Pool Zone” by Chris Oliver, debuting Saturday in the Webster’s Woods Sculpture Park. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Sculptor Jonah Trople and his artist’s assistant and daughter Tula, 5, made an appearance Tuesday at the Tyler Plaza, where one of his Creative District art markers stands. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Art markers celebrated in Port Townsend Creative District

Artists, dancers, restaurateurs, musicians and city officials celebrated the arrival of five “art markers” signifying the city’s Creative District designation Tuesday night.… Continue reading

Sculptor Jonah Trople and his artist’s assistant and daughter Tula, 5, made an appearance Tuesday at the Tyler Plaza, where one of his Creative District art markers stands. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: An apology, and a wish for dialogue

I’M WRITING THIS not to get you to take sides. Instead, I invite us all to take a pause. Two weeks ago, my PDN column… Continue reading

Jefferson Healthcare seeks public input

As Jefferson Healthcare creates its 2022-2025 strategic plan, the hospital is seeing public input in an online community forum from 4 p.m.… Continue reading

Kristin Smith, Mike McLeron and Gwen Franz, posing with her dog Hugo, are among the teachers who will host a pay-what-you-can music camp outdoors at Fort Worden State Park this summer. The first session starts June 28. Signup is available at YEAmusic.org. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Low-cost music camp set to begin at Fort Worden

All of Peninsula’s young musicians welcome to attend

Kristin Smith, Mike McLeron and Gwen Franz, posing with her dog Hugo, are among the teachers who will host a pay-what-you-can music camp outdoors at Fort Worden State Park this summer. The first session starts June 28. Signup is available at YEAmusic.org. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)