Nicholas Johnson

Aiming to observe fish as part of her marine biology studies, an eighth-grade student in Port Townsend's OCEAN alternative learning program walks through waves off North Beach County Park on a crisp, sunny October afternoon Wednesday. (Nicholas Johnson/Peninsula Daily News)

Lesson in the waves

Aiming to observe fish as part of her marine biology studies, an eighth-grade student in Port Townsend’s OCEAN alternative learning program walks through waves off… Continue reading

 

Vehicles are loaded onto the MV Salish ferry boat at the terminal in Port Townsend earlier this month. Cost-saving options floated by the state Department of Transportation for the 2021-23 budget include pulling the Salish from service, which would leave the Port Townsend-Coupeville route with one boat. (Nicholas Johnson/Peninsula Daily News)

Leaders unite to prevent ferry cuts

Agencies team up on impact study to aid lobbying

 

Fort Worden Advisory Committee seeks applicants for 2 positions

PORT TOWNSEND – The Fort Worden Advisory Committee is seeking qualified applicants for two at-large positions that are for three-year terms beginning in January. Applications… Continue reading

 

Port Townsend extends streatery permit program

Move allows restaurants to continue operating in public spaces

Searches continue for missing Jefferson County men

Efforts complicated by shallow waters, shifting weather

School districts seek input to recruit ideal leaders

Surveys open to each community through Oct. 30

Racism declared health crisis

The Jefferson County Board of Health has declared racism “an acute and chronic public health crisis.” Nearly three months after work began… Continue reading

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Renewed searches fail to find missing Jefferson County men

Walter Mead, Sean Pickering presumed dead after not returning from checking on crab pots in Kilisut Harbor

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Port Townsend officials seek input on Discovery Road project

Sidewalks, bike lanes planned for key thoroughfare

Janette Force, executive director of the Port Townsend Film Festival, holds a sample ballot and a state-produced Voters' Pamphlet. Submitted photo

Video explains mail-in voting for seniors, caregivers

Rundown of rules for sending back ballots

Janette Force, executive director of the Port Townsend Film Festival, holds a sample ballot and a state-produced Voters' Pamphlet. Submitted photo
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Search planned for bodies of missing men

Family conducting their own searches for Walter Mead and Sean Pickering

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A plane flies over the Jefferson County International Airport's 3,000-foot runway outside Port Townsend on Wednesday afternoon. The Port of Port Townsend plans to close the runway from 7:30 a.m. Monday until 5 p.m. Oct. 23 so it can be resurfaced. That work, intended to correct deficiencies in the pavement, was originally planned for late September but was delayed due to rainy weather. (Nicholas Johnson/Peninsula Daily News)

Jefferson airport runway to be resurfaced

A plane flies over the Jefferson County International Airport’s 3,000-foot runway outside Port Townsend on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. The Port of… Continue reading

A plane flies over the Jefferson County International Airport's 3,000-foot runway outside Port Townsend on Wednesday afternoon. The Port of Port Townsend plans to close the runway from 7:30 a.m. Monday until 5 p.m. Oct. 23 so it can be resurfaced. That work, intended to correct deficiencies in the pavement, was originally planned for late September but was delayed due to rainy weather. (Nicholas Johnson/Peninsula Daily News)
Kurt Hardesty, left, and Chris MacDonald of the city of Port Townsend's transportation crew apply yellow tape to the roadway around a mini traffic circle Monday morning in the center of Washington Street at Cass Street next to County Courthouse Park in Port Townsend. (Nicholas Johnson/Peninsula Daily News)

Port Townsend installs temporary traffic circles on Washington Street

If effective, area residents would pay for permanent fixtures

Kurt Hardesty, left, and Chris MacDonald of the city of Port Townsend's transportation crew apply yellow tape to the roadway around a mini traffic circle Monday morning in the center of Washington Street at Cass Street next to County Courthouse Park in Port Townsend. (Nicholas Johnson/Peninsula Daily News)

Open space, park top alternatives for golf course, survey finds

City staff to vet 3 proposals, present to council Nov. 2

Eisenhour, Smith field questions in forum

Commissioner candidates discuss issues ahead of Nov. 3 election

Holly Jarnagin, left, and 2-year-old Frankie Rezendes of Port Townsend make chalk art in the intersection of Lawrence and Tyler streets Saturday during the farmers market in uptown Port Townsend. City staff set up a booth and distributed chalk during Saturday's market, encouraging people to draw their hopes and dreams for the city's future. (Nicholas Johnson/Peninsula Daily News)

Port Townsend seeks future visions drawn in chalk

Creative prompt aims for civic engagement

Holly Jarnagin, left, and 2-year-old Frankie Rezendes of Port Townsend make chalk art in the intersection of Lawrence and Tyler streets Saturday during the farmers market in uptown Port Townsend. City staff set up a booth and distributed chalk during Saturday's market, encouraging people to draw their hopes and dreams for the city's future. (Nicholas Johnson/Peninsula Daily News)

Jefferson County PUD commission adopts 2021 budget

No rate increases now, but study could prompt hike

Mike Loriz, 1st vice commander of American Legion Post 26, is leading an effort to cut the Port Townsend veterans organization's electric bill while also making its 1941 downtown building more energy efficient by installing an array of solar panels on the south-facing side of its roof. Nicholas Johnson/Peninsula Daily News

American Legion looking to install solar panels

Port Townsend post aims to save money by going green

Mike Loriz, 1st vice commander of American Legion Post 26, is leading an effort to cut the Port Townsend veterans organization's electric bill while also making its 1941 downtown building more energy efficient by installing an array of solar panels on the south-facing side of its roof. Nicholas Johnson/Peninsula Daily News

School boards kick off search for leaders

Port Townsend, Chimacum plan focus groups, set timeline to find superintendents

Patrons of The Old Whiskey Mill dine outside in a streatery Sept. 15 in downtown Port Townsend despite the presence of smoke from wildfires in Oregon and California. Nicholas Johnson/Peninsula Daily News

Survey to inform streatery extension in Port Townsend

City to consider pushing Open Streets plan beyond Oct. 31

Patrons of The Old Whiskey Mill dine outside in a streatery Sept. 15 in downtown Port Townsend despite the presence of smoke from wildfires in Oregon and California. Nicholas Johnson/Peninsula Daily News