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Should the City of Port Angeles cap short-term rentals at 100 licenses?

Should the City of Port Angeles cap short-term rentals at 100 licenses?… Continue reading

  • Feb 22, 2024
(Northwind Art Richard Coletta) 
Richard Coletta of Port Townsend admires Caryl Fallert-Gentry's quilt titled "Electric Snails," part of the "Burst of Color" exhibit at Jeanette Best Gallery.

Final ‘Burst’ in Port Townsend

This is the final weekend for “Burst of Color,” the sweeping fiber art show at Northwind Art’s Jeanette Best Gallery. The exhibit,… Continue reading

(Northwind Art Richard Coletta) 
Richard Coletta of Port Townsend admires Caryl Fallert-Gentry's quilt titled "Electric Snails," part of the "Burst of Color" exhibit at Jeanette Best Gallery.

Should parents who don’t store firearms securely be charged if their child uses their gun in a shooting?

Should parents who don't store firearms securely be charged if their child uses their gun in a shooting?… Continue reading

  • Feb 21, 2024
Artist Chris Stevenson, who described herself as an urban sketcher from Port Townsend, uses a pencil for scale as she sketches the work at the new entrance to Point Hudson Marina on Monday morning. A group in town, the Port Townsend Urban Sketchers will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday to sketch at the Port Townsend Aero Museum. Sessions are free and open to sketchers of all skill levels. For more information, see www.urbansketchersporttownsend.wordpress.com. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Marina art

Artist Chris Stevenson, who described herself as an urban sketcher from Port Townsend, uses a pencil for scale as she sketches the work at the… Continue reading

Artist Chris Stevenson, who described herself as an urban sketcher from Port Townsend, uses a pencil for scale as she sketches the work at the new entrance to Point Hudson Marina on Monday morning. A group in town, the Port Townsend Urban Sketchers will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday to sketch at the Port Townsend Aero Museum. Sessions are free and open to sketchers of all skill levels. For more information, see www.urbansketchersporttownsend.wordpress.com. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

House, Senate release spending proposals

Supplemental budgets to be negotiated

LETTER:Act of kindness

On Thursday, I was buying produce at a local store. I checked my phone for the rest of my list and saw a text that… Continue reading

The White House is preparing ‘major sanctions’ on Russia following the death of opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Will the sanctions achieve any results?

The White House is preparing 'major sanctions' on Russia following the death of opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Will the sanctions achieve any results?… Continue reading

  • Feb 20, 2024
About 25 people, including Warren Musgrove of Port Angeles, far right, rallied in support of Palestine on Saturday in front of the Clallam County Courthouse. The event, also scheduled to run from noon to 1 p.m. this Saturday and March 2, included an information table that provided information about the history of occupation in the Gaza Strip, organizer Christy Cox said. (Lois Danks)

Rally for Rafah

About 25 people, including Warren Musgrove of Port Angeles, far right, rallied in support of Palestine on Saturday in front of the Clallam County Courthouse.… Continue reading

About 25 people, including Warren Musgrove of Port Angeles, far right, rallied in support of Palestine on Saturday in front of the Clallam County Courthouse. The event, also scheduled to run from noon to 1 p.m. this Saturday and March 2, included an information table that provided information about the history of occupation in the Gaza Strip, organizer Christy Cox said. (Lois Danks)

Cetacean system aims to reduce ship strikes

The U.S. Coast Guard is launching a cetacean desk pilot program designed to reduce ship strikes and cetacean disturbances in the Salish Sea… Continue reading

The President’s Day Tournament sponsored by Ruddell Auto held in Port Angeles on Saturday and Sunday featured fourth- through eighth-grade teams, some of which came from as far away as Mount Vernon and Blaine. A total of 30 teams played in the tournament held at Port Angeles High School and Roosevelt Elementary. Here, Sequim seventh-grader #10 Aayden Soiseth (10) drives to the basket guarded by Port Angeles’s sixth-grade team member Payton Strohauer (21). Sequim won the game 35-23. The top two finishers in each division qualified for the Washington State Middle School Basketball Championship to be held in Spokane in March. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

SPORTS PHOTO: Lots of hoops in Port Angeles for Presidents’ Day Weekend

The President’s Day Tournament sponsored by Ruddell Auto held in Port Angeles on Saturday and Sunday featured fourth- through eighth-grade teams, some of which came… Continue reading

The President’s Day Tournament sponsored by Ruddell Auto held in Port Angeles on Saturday and Sunday featured fourth- through eighth-grade teams, some of which came from as far away as Mount Vernon and Blaine. A total of 30 teams played in the tournament held at Port Angeles High School and Roosevelt Elementary. Here, Sequim seventh-grader #10 Aayden Soiseth (10) drives to the basket guarded by Port Angeles’s sixth-grade team member Payton Strohauer (21). Sequim won the game 35-23. The top two finishers in each division qualified for the Washington State Middle School Basketball Championship to be held in Spokane in March. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

Woman charged with stealing transit bus pleads not guilty

Status hearing in April, three-day trial May 13

Are you concerned that some information from the apps on your phone could be sold to marketing companies or the government?

Are you concerned that some information from the apps on your phone could be sold to marketing companies or the government?… Continue reading

  • Feb 19, 2024
Cecilia Tsan, left, and Lucinda Carver are among the artists performing in Centrum’s Chamber Music performance March 3 at the Wheeler Theater.

Centrum’s chamber music series presents an afternoon of musical excellence

Centrum’s Chamber Music Series continues its tradition of excellence with an exceptional performance featuring renowned musicians brought together by Lucinda Carver, Artistic Director of Chamber… Continue reading

Cecilia Tsan, left, and Lucinda Carver are among the artists performing in Centrum’s Chamber Music performance March 3 at the Wheeler Theater.
Evelyn Jefferson, a crisis outreach supervisor for Lummi Nation, stands at the grave of her son Patrick George Jr., who died last September due to an overdose of street drugs containing the synthetic opioid carfentanil, at the Lummi Nation cemetery on tribal reservation lands on Feb. 8 near Bellingham. Jefferson had to wait a week to bury her son due to several other overdose deaths in the community. (Lindsey Wasson/The Associated Press)

State tribes battling a devastating opioid crisis

Legislation could provide annual funding to help

Evelyn Jefferson, a crisis outreach supervisor for Lummi Nation, stands at the grave of her son Patrick George Jr., who died last September due to an overdose of street drugs containing the synthetic opioid carfentanil, at the Lummi Nation cemetery on tribal reservation lands on Feb. 8 near Bellingham. Jefferson had to wait a week to bury her son due to several other overdose deaths in the community. (Lindsey Wasson/The Associated Press)

A judge ruled former President Donald Trump will have to pay a $364 million penalty for inflating statements of his wealth. Is that a fair penalty?

A judge ruled former President Donald Trump will have to pay a $364 million penalty for inflating statements of his wealth. Is that a fair… Continue reading

  • Feb 18, 2024
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Port Angeles’ Parker Nickerson rises to shoot while defended by Steilacoom’s Chace McSherry during the Roughriders’ come-from-behind 63-49 bi-district tournament victory Thursday night. Port Angeles will face Enumclaw today [Saturday] in a winner-to-state, loser-out contest at 4 p.m. at Foster High School in Tukwila. For more information, see Page B1.

Port Angeles’ comeback kids

Port Angeles’ Parker Nickerson rises to shoot while defended by Steilacoom’s Chace McSherry during the Roughriders’ come-from-behind 63-49 bi-district tournament victory Thursday night. Port Angeles… Continue reading

Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News 

Port Angeles’ Parker Nickerson rises to shoot while defended by Steilacoom’s Chace McSherry during the Roughriders’ come-from-behind 63-49 bi-district tournament victory Thursday night. Port Angeles will face Enumclaw today [Saturday] in a winner-to-state, loser-out contest at 4 p.m. at Foster High School in Tukwila. For more information, see Page B1.

Marina in Port Townsend to reopen on March 1

Grand opening celebration set April 24

A GROWING CONCERN: Get to the the root of pruning problems

VALENTINES DAY IS here and gone, and the too-good weather just keeps rolling onto the North Olympic Peninsula. This means that everyone has been busy… Continue reading

LETTER: STRs

I am writing in response to Peter Segall’s Jan. 27 article which overlooked two critical pieces of information presented at the Jan. 24 Planning Commission… Continue reading

LETTER:Ceasefire now

The Feb. 10 letter “Stand With Israel” misstates the process we went through in Port Angeles in considering a city resolution for a ceasefire in… Continue reading