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Port Townsend City Council member announces she will not run again

Ariel Speser will not seek re-election for a second term on the Port Townsend City Council, she announced last week. “It’s bittersweet… Continue reading

Ariel Speser

IRS amends taxes on unemployment insurance

The Internal Revenue Service has announced that, beginning in May, it will automatically refund federal income tax over-payments related to reporting of unemployment… Continue reading

Shred event to benefit Back to School Fair

Lutheran Community Services and the Port Angeles School District will conduct a paper shredding fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.… Continue reading

Aging Mastery discussions offered

The North Olympic Library System invites seniors to take part in the Aging Mastery Program. The weekly discussions in March were so… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

In-person meeting Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. at Joshua’s Restaurant, 113 DelGuzzi Drive (off U.S. Highway 101) in east Port… Continue reading

Grief support group offered online weekly

Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County is offering a grief support group from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. beginning Tuesday. The group will… Continue reading

Jail laundry fire quickly extinguished, no one hurt

A fire in the Clallam County jail damaged only a dryer and a blanket, the sheriff’s office reported. Corrections deputies discovered that… Continue reading

"Seahorse," by Pat Herkal is among the textile artworks on display at the Northwind Art Grover Gallery.

Undersea exhibit showcases textile arts

Textile artists’ varied views of the Salish Sea are on display now at the Northwind Art Grover Gallery. The gallery at 236… Continue reading

"Seahorse," by Pat Herkal is among the textile artworks on display at the Northwind Art Grover Gallery.

Weekly flight operations scheduled

There will be field carrier landing practice operations for aircraft stationed at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island Complex this week. There will be… Continue reading

EYE ON JEFFERSON: County to consider affordable housing project

The three Jefferson County commissioners will consider a recommendation from the joint oversight board regarding funds for an affordable housing project at Seventh and Hendricks… Continue reading

EYE ON CLALLAM: County to conduct hearings on proposed charter changes

The three Clallam County commissioners will conduct a hearing on proposed county charter changes during their Tuesday meeting that will begin at 10 a.m. The… Continue reading

Clallam Conservation District to host webinars on pasture, hayland

The Clallam Conservation District will host two webinars for pasture and hayland owners in April. Planners from the district will present “Pasture… Continue reading

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CAPTION: Trevor Contreras will address the Quimper Geological Society on Saturday

Geology, carving lecture slated in Port Townsend

Trevor Contreras will present “The Geology and Art of Stone Carving” at 4 p.m. Saturday. The free online lecture is sponsored by… Continue reading

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CAPTION: Trevor Contreras will address the Quimper Geological Society on Saturday

North Olympic Library System scheduled book discussions for April

The North Olympic Library System will continue online book discussion groups throughout April. Participants must register at nols.org to receive the link… Continue reading

The nonprofit PropagationNation has been distributing free sequoia and redwood seedlings across the state. 

The project aims to combat climate change and increase the diversity of Washington forests, according to a press release. 

Pictured are Sequim residents Susan and Ron Geis picking up redwood seedlings at the Sequim Elks lodge.

Seedlings distributed in Sequim

Sequim residents Susan and Ron Geis pick up redwood seedlings at the Sequim Elks lodge. The nonprofit PropagationNation has been distributing free sequoia and redwood… Continue reading

The nonprofit PropagationNation has been distributing free sequoia and redwood seedlings across the state. 

The project aims to combat climate change and increase the diversity of Washington forests, according to a press release. 

Pictured are Sequim residents Susan and Ron Geis picking up redwood seedlings at the Sequim Elks lodge.

Peninsula College cancels women’s basketball games due to COVID-19

The Peninsula College women’s basketball team has canceled its next three games due to confirmed cases of COVID-19. The outbreak was up… Continue reading

Margery Whites will discuss gardening for newcomers to the North Olympic Peninsula on Saturday morning.

Lecture to focus on gardeners new to North Olympic Peninsula

Margery Whites, a Clallam County master gardener, will present a workshop on gardening on the Olympic Peninsula for newcomers… Continue reading

Margery Whites will discuss gardening for newcomers to the North Olympic Peninsula on Saturday morning.

Hood Canal Bridge to be closed Thursday night

The Hood Canal Bridge will be closed to vehicular traffic intermittently from 11 p.m. Thursday through 4 a.m. Friday, the state Department of… Continue reading

Bees and honey focus of April’s History Happy Hour

The April History Happy Hour put on by the Jefferson County Historical Society will feature the East Jefferson Beekeepers… Continue reading

Ryan French, Jim’s home health director, hands a $558.86 check to Hermina Solomon of the Port Angeles Food Bank. The food bank was the January recipient of Jim’s Cares Monthly Charity. The funds are raised through monetary donations, used book sales, donated employee casual days and a percentage of over-the-counter sales at Jim’s.

Donation to Port Angeles Food Bank

Peninsula Daily News Ryan French, Jim’s Pharmacy home health director, hands a $558.86 check to Hermina Solomon of the Port Angeles Food Bank. The food… Continue reading

Ryan French, Jim’s home health director, hands a $558.86 check to Hermina Solomon of the Port Angeles Food Bank. The food bank was the January recipient of Jim’s Cares Monthly Charity. The funds are raised through monetary donations, used book sales, donated employee casual days and a percentage of over-the-counter sales at Jim’s.