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As remodeling begins at Key City Public Theatre, artistic director Denise Winter sorts through the playhouse archives. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

Key City Public Theatre remodeling

With a major grant and ongoing breaks from its landlord, Key City Public Theatre is remodeling for a post-pandemic re-emergence. The First… Continue reading

As remodeling begins at Key City Public Theatre, artistic director Denise Winter sorts through the playhouse archives. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News
The Western Flyer, made famous in John Steinbeck's "The Log from the Sea of Cortez," is being restored at the Shipwrights Cooperative in Port Townsend with Ginny Wilson, Tim Lee and Tuff the dog on the crew. A tour of the project is one of the items in the Jefferson County Historical Society's AHA Auction wrapping up this weekend. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Auctions benefiting two Port Townsend nonprofits end Sunday

Historical society, arts group raise funds for programs

The Western Flyer, made famous in John Steinbeck's "The Log from the Sea of Cortez," is being restored at the Shipwrights Cooperative in Port Townsend with Ginny Wilson, Tim Lee and Tuff the dog on the crew. A tour of the project is one of the items in the Jefferson County Historical Society's AHA Auction wrapping up this weekend. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Kimberly Braun of Port Angeles, a baby mouse in her first "Nutcracker" some 15 years ago, is the Sugar Plum Fairy in "Nutcracker: The Movie," premiering this weekend at Port Townsend's Wheel-In Motor Movie. (The Ballet Workshop)

Port Angeles dancers will shine on drive-in screen in Port Townsend

Cast of 65 rehearsed, filmed in small groups for ‘The Nutcracker’ production

Kimberly Braun of Port Angeles, a baby mouse in her first "Nutcracker" some 15 years ago, is the Sugar Plum Fairy in "Nutcracker: The Movie," premiering this weekend at Port Townsend's Wheel-In Motor Movie. (The Ballet Workshop)
Quintana Kelley, library assistant at the Jefferson County Library, holds the gingerbread house-making kit that the library is passing out for its annual edible house-building competition. Registration to pick up the free kits closes Saturday, and photos of the finished houses are due by Dec. 13. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Edible house contest goes online

There’s no wrong way to build one, Kim Tingelstad said. She’s the librarian expanding the Homes for the Holidays edible-house contest this… Continue reading

Quintana Kelley, library assistant at the Jefferson County Library, holds the gingerbread house-making kit that the library is passing out for its annual edible house-building competition. Registration to pick up the free kits closes Saturday, and photos of the finished houses are due by Dec. 13. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)
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As holiday shopping ramps up in downtown Port Townsend, Kim Thomson offers a solo violin performance at Water and Taylor streets. A maker of hats and music, Thomson opened her violin case to accept tips for the Jefferson County Food Bank. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Tips for a cause

As holiday shopping ramps up in downtown Port Townsend, Kim Thomson offers a solo violin performance at Water and Taylor streets. A maker of hats… Continue reading

As holiday shopping ramps up in downtown Port Townsend, Kim Thomson offers a solo violin performance at Water and Taylor streets. A maker of hats and music, Thomson opened her violin case to accept tips for the Jefferson County Food Bank. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
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GivingTuesday raises funds for nonprofits

Groups seek donations to advance causes

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Nurse and COVID-19 survivor Laura Dotlich sits next to a small pond at her home in rural Port Angeles on Thursday.
Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News
Nurse and COVID-19 survivor Laura Dotlich sits next to a small pond at her home in rural Port Angeles on Thursday.
Alpenfire's Nancy Bishop has donated a private orchard tour and cider tasting to the Jefferson County Historical Society's AHA Auction. (Jefferson County Historical Society)

AHA Auction highlights experiences

Funds raised will support Jefferson County Historical Society

Alpenfire's Nancy Bishop has donated a private orchard tour and cider tasting to the Jefferson County Historical Society's AHA Auction. (Jefferson County Historical Society)
Working on Thanksgiving in the Tri-Area Community Center kitchen are Anita Schmucker, center, and her foster kids, from left, Mya, Rosemary, Friday and Sadie. The family helped prepare some 300 dinners at the Chimacum center Thursday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Tri-Area community feast serves nearly 350 people

Volunteers cook, provide carry-out for drive-up guests

Working on Thanksgiving in the Tri-Area Community Center kitchen are Anita Schmucker, center, and her foster kids, from left, Mya, Rosemary, Friday and Sadie. The family helped prepare some 300 dinners at the Chimacum center Thursday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Peninsula hospitals restricting visitors

All three North Olympic Peninsula hospitals are restricting visitors amid high community prevalence of COVID-19. “There is no visitation except under special circumstances,” said Amy… Continue reading

Mandolinist David Grisman and painter Tracy Bigelow Grisman, seen here with their donations, are among the contributors to "Weave It Together," the Northwind Arts Center-Port Townsend School of the Arts auction online now. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

‘Weave It Together’ auction kicks off arts merger

Live online event to stay open until 5:45 p.m. Dec. 6

Mandolinist David Grisman and painter Tracy Bigelow Grisman, seen here with their donations, are among the contributors to "Weave It Together," the Northwind Arts Center-Port Townsend School of the Arts auction online now. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Thanksgiving meals will be a little different this year

Dinners available at Salvation Army, Hardy’s, Tri-Area Community Center

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Jefferson Healthcare awaits surge

Community needs to do its part, officials say

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