Zach Jablonski

Brinnon students to shift back to hybrid model

Starting Monday, students to have three days online, two days in person

 

Long-term care facility reaches 22 total cases

Positive return rate ‘outstrips’ rise in testing, official says

Water shutoffs likely this week in Port Townsend

Downtown pipe fixed, but street remains closed

Whiskey Mill, Alchemy and Sirens owner Kris Nelson stand in front of the busy outdoor dining tent at Whiskey Mill on Friday, Nov. 11, 2020,  as lunch patrons dine in the afternoon. Due to reinstated restrictions by Gov. Jay Inslee, restaurants are required to serve food either to go or outdoors. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Take-out, tents and reduced staff hours: Port Townsend restaurants adapting

Reinstated COVID-19 restrictions forces restaurant owners to get creative

Whiskey Mill, Alchemy and Sirens owner Kris Nelson stand in front of the busy outdoor dining tent at Whiskey Mill on Friday, Nov. 11, 2020,  as lunch patrons dine in the afternoon. Due to reinstated restrictions by Gov. Jay Inslee, restaurants are required to serve food either to go or outdoors. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)
Teams from Seton Construction and Port Townsend Public Works continued their work of fixing a broken water main on Wednesday after the pipe burst on Monday night. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Port Townsend water shutoff set for pipe repair

No-contact order issued after sewage overflow

Teams from Seton Construction and Port Townsend Public Works continued their work of fixing a broken water main on Wednesday after the pipe burst on Monday night. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)
A head-on collision between a car and semi-truck closed the Hood Canal Bridge in both directions for nearly two hours on Tuesday morning.  (State Patrol)
A head-on collision between a car and semi-truck closed the Hood Canal Bridge in both directions for nearly two hours on Tuesday morning.  (State Patrol)
Teams from Port Townsend Public Works and Seton Construction work to uncover a water main that burst on the corner of Monroe and Water streets in Port Townsend Tuesday. The pipe burst Monday night, and Public Works Director Steve King estimated the repairs to take two to three days. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Water main bursts in downtown Port Townsend

Crews expected to take a few days to fully repair break

Teams from Port Townsend Public Works and Seton Construction work to uncover a water main that burst on the corner of Monroe and Water streets in Port Townsend Tuesday. The pipe burst Monday night, and Public Works Director Steve King estimated the repairs to take two to three days. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Clallam County enters COVID-19 high-risk category

Peninsula case rates above 75 per 100,000 for past two weeks

Ruthann Patterson of Port Townsend, right, checks out at Aldrich's Market on Monday with barista Savanna Smith. Retail and grocery stores must restrict capacity to 25 percent starting today as part of Gov. Jay Inslee's renewed restrictions on businesses to slow the spread of COVID-19. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Economic leader says support needed for businesses

State earmarks $50 million to help with restrictions

Ruthann Patterson of Port Townsend, right, checks out at Aldrich's Market on Monday with barista Savanna Smith. Retail and grocery stores must restrict capacity to 25 percent starting today as part of Gov. Jay Inslee's renewed restrictions on businesses to slow the spread of COVID-19. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

County cases reach record-high numbers

Clallam reports 16 cases in single day; Jefferson jumps into category for high risk

Pama O'Toole of Port Hadlock was in one of her favorite places as she browsed the books at the Jefferson County Library on Friday. The library has been open for in-person book checkout and other rentals when the county is in the state's low- and moderate-risk categories. The library also offers curbside pick and will continue to do so if it is required to close in-person visits due to rising case numbers of COVID-19. The Port Townsend Public Library hopes to open Tuesday with limited hours for checkout, depending on the county staying in the moderate-risk category. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

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Pama O’Toole of Port Hadlock was in one of her favorite places as she browsed the books at the Jefferson County Library on Friday. The… Continue reading

Pama O'Toole of Port Hadlock was in one of her favorite places as she browsed the books at the Jefferson County Library on Friday. The library has been open for in-person book checkout and other rentals when the county is in the state's low- and moderate-risk categories. The library also offers curbside pick and will continue to do so if it is required to close in-person visits due to rising case numbers of COVID-19. The Port Townsend Public Library hopes to open Tuesday with limited hours for checkout, depending on the county staying in the moderate-risk category. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Man gets four years in stabbing incident

Altercation took place on ferry in September

Friends of Fort Worden project lead and board member Bill Appleton, left, stands with local contractor Ty Hodge in front of the nearly completed restored guard shack that used to stand at the entrance of Fort Worden State Park when it was still used by the military. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Fort Worden guard shack on path to restoration

Upgraded structure could be used for events, information

Friends of Fort Worden project lead and board member Bill Appleton, left, stands with local contractor Ty Hodge in front of the nearly completed restored guard shack that used to stand at the entrance of Fort Worden State Park when it was still used by the military. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)