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Driver hurt in Highway 112 wreck

A Neah Bay man was airlifted to St. Michael Medical Center in Silverdale after his vehicle left state Highway 112 at milepost… Continue reading

A decorated Christmas tree titled “Take Me Back” stands at Vern Burton Community Center in Port Angeles on Saturday after fetching the top bid of $7,500 offered by the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe during Saturday night’s Festival of Trees gala auction. The tree, designed by Staci Politik and sponsored by Applebee’s Restaurant, included a $2,000 premium gift certificate for home furnishings from Angeles Furniture. More than 40 trees were auctioned off on Friday as a benefit for the Olympic Medical Center Foundation. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Festival of Trees brings in over $200K

The 33rd annual Festival of Trees netted $202,000 over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend during five events at the Vern Burton Community Center… Continue reading

A decorated Christmas tree titled “Take Me Back” stands at Vern Burton Community Center in Port Angeles on Saturday after fetching the top bid of $7,500 offered by the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe during Saturday night’s Festival of Trees gala auction. The tree, designed by Staci Politik and sponsored by Applebee’s Restaurant, included a $2,000 premium gift certificate for home furnishings from Angeles Furniture. More than 40 trees were auctioned off on Friday as a benefit for the Olympic Medical Center Foundation. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Local artist and immigrant Egor Shokoladov has been accepted into Art Basel Miami, the art fair considered the largest event of its kind in the Americas.

Peninsula artist to exhibit work at leading arts fair in Miami, Fla.

International event will show pieces from hundreds of galleries

Local artist and immigrant Egor Shokoladov has been accepted into Art Basel Miami, the art fair considered the largest event of its kind in the Americas.

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Meets at noon on Wednesdays at Asian Buffet, 1940 E. First St. #160 (Port Angeles Plaza) in Port Angeles. This… Continue reading

Group sets Towne Road meeting

A meeting is planned Monday for those who want to see Towne Road reopened, according to an email form Jeff Tozzer. The meeting… Continue reading

Mary Fahl's show at Concerts in the Woods on Dec. 2nd.

Mary Fahl to perform year’s final Concert in the Woods

Mary Fahl, formerly of the October Project, will perform at 2023’s last Concerts in the Woods on Dec. 2 after being interviewed live… Continue reading

Mary Fahl's show at Concerts in the Woods on Dec. 2nd.

PASD coaches, maintenance, grounds workers also without contracts

Like paraeducators, members of the Port Angeles Activities Advisors’ Association, which represents coaches, and the Teamsters, which represents building maintenance and grounds… Continue reading

Training set to do marine debris surveys on local beaches for COASST

Have an interest in becoming a citizen scientist and love walks on the beach? The University of Washington’s Coastal Observation and Seabird… Continue reading

Singers, from left, Abbigail Cuellar, 16, Danielle Lorentzen of Ghostlight Productions, Kaylyn Stroup, 15, and Max MacFall, 15, perform a Christmas carol during Wednesday evening’s opening ceremony for the 33rd annual Festival of Trees at Vern Burton Community Center in Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Tickets are available for Festival of Trees

Senior breakfast, gala and family days also part of annual event

Singers, from left, Abbigail Cuellar, 16, Danielle Lorentzen of Ghostlight Productions, Kaylyn Stroup, 15, and Max MacFall, 15, perform a Christmas carol during Wednesday evening’s opening ceremony for the 33rd annual Festival of Trees at Vern Burton Community Center in Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Joseph Bednarik

‘Grace’ is set for Sunday program

Joseph Bednarik will present “Holding Hands with Grace” at 11 a.m. Sunday. Bednarik will be the guest speaker at Olympic Unitarian Universalist… Continue reading

Joseph Bednarik

Ceremonies, lights, shopping mark Thanksgiving weekend

Port Angeles and Sequim both will mark the Saturday after Thanksgiving with tree-lighting ceremonies to coincide with Small Business Saturday, while the Port Angeles Fine… Continue reading

Anna-Marie Tax, 7, of Port Angeles and her brother A.J. Tax, 4, behind, are served by volunteers, from left, Phil Becillis, Lorenz Sololmann and Patty Sollman during Thursday’s Community Dinner at Queen of Angeles community hall in Port Angeles. Hundreds of people took part in the free meal, which featured traditional Thanksgiving fare, dessert and the companionship of other community members. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Free community feasts draw Peninsula residents

Volunteers serve hundreds with turkey, all the fixings

Anna-Marie Tax, 7, of Port Angeles and her brother A.J. Tax, 4, behind, are served by volunteers, from left, Phil Becillis, Lorenz Sololmann and Patty Sollman during Thursday’s Community Dinner at Queen of Angeles community hall in Port Angeles. Hundreds of people took part in the free meal, which featured traditional Thanksgiving fare, dessert and the companionship of other community members. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Gen X dance party set for Saturday

An early-evening nightclub is set for Saturday at Studio Bob. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for the Gen X Dance Party… Continue reading

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith

Service set for Unity in Port Townsend

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith will present “Nature, Peace and Presence” at 11 a.m. on Sunday. Douglas-Smith is the pastor at Unity in… Continue reading

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith
The Rev. Larry Schellink will present “The Great-Fullness” at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Schellink is the guest speaker at Unity in the Olympics, 2917 E. Myrtle Ave.

Weekend program scheduled for Unity in the Olympics

The Rev. Larry Schellink will present “The Great-Fullness” at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Schellink is the guest speaker at Unity in the Olympics,… Continue reading

The Rev. Larry Schellink will present “The Great-Fullness” at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Schellink is the guest speaker at Unity in the Olympics, 2917 E. Myrtle Ave.
Volunteer Merry Svenson of Port Angeles carries plates of turkey and fixings to be served to hungry visitors during Wednesday’s annual pre-Thanksgiving lunch at the Salvation Army Social Service Center in Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Volunteer Merry Svenson of Port Angeles carries plates of turkey and fixings to be served to hungry visitors during Wednesday’s annual pre-Thanksgiving lunch at the Salvation Army Social Service Center in Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Lincoln School site to be razed

Historical society board in Port Angeles tells of ‘difficult decision’

Roundabout at Highway 20, Kearney Street open

The new roundabout at the intersection of state Highway 20 and Kearney Street in Port Townsend is now open to traffic. Work… Continue reading

City Pier viewing tower closed

Citing safety concerns, the city of Port Angeles has closed the viewing tower at City Pier. Early reports from an inspection conducted… Continue reading