Zach Jablonski

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)
HJ Carroll Park currently displays a large sign with the plans for the Jefferson Universal Movement Playground to be built next to the basketball courts to better serve all members of the community. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

JUMP! park receives $500k grant

RCO endowment will allow for Phase 1 construction in 2022

HJ Carroll Park currently displays a large sign with the plans for the Jefferson Universal Movement Playground to be built next to the basketball courts to better serve all members of the community. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)
Daniel J. Merino, U.S. Army veteran, is wrapped in the quilt that was recently made for and presented to him by the North Olympic Peninsula Quilts of Valor group. (Photo courtesy of Christopher Bates Photography)

Peninsula Quilts of Valor honors veterans

Nominations low this year due to pandemic

Daniel J. Merino, U.S. Army veteran, is wrapped in the quilt that was recently made for and presented to him by the North Olympic Peninsula Quilts of Valor group. (Photo courtesy of Christopher Bates Photography)
Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command Northwest Executive Officer Capt. Angel Santiago, left, and Commanding Officer Capt. Ben Miller salute the grave of Medal of Honor recipient Navy Petty Officer Marvin G. Shields during the annual Veterans Day ceremony at the Gardiner Cemetery. The COVID-19 pandemic limited the ceremony to a small group of fewer than 10 people instead of the more than 100 who have attended in previous years. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Salute for service

Small crowd gathers for annual Veterans Day ceremony at Gardiner Cemetery

Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command Northwest Executive Officer Capt. Angel Santiago, left, and Commanding Officer Capt. Ben Miller salute the grave of Medal of Honor recipient Navy Petty Officer Marvin G. Shields during the annual Veterans Day ceremony at the Gardiner Cemetery. The COVID-19 pandemic limited the ceremony to a small group of fewer than 10 people instead of the more than 100 who have attended in previous years. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Jefferson County greenhouse gas emissions down

Port Townsend Paper Co., Jefferson PUD more green; transportation increasing

CARES Act funding combined into pool

Jefferson County to award 30 projects

Crash near Fairmont Hill snarls traffic on Highway 20

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Eisenhour wins county commission seat

Smith concedes, plans to continue volunteer work

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Two new COVID-19 cases in Clallam; one in Jefferson

Both counties on edge between low, moderate risk categories

Todd Blankenship, Jefferson Community Conservation Corps' first hired worker, rakes leaves at Fort Worden State Park. His position was funded by donations raised by the JCCC and he works for the Fort Worden Public Development Authority. (Jefferson Community Conservation Corps)

Jefferson Community Conservation Corps funds first position

New group hopes to assist with local nonprofits, crowd-funding

Todd Blankenship, Jefferson Community Conservation Corps' first hired worker, rakes leaves at Fort Worden State Park. His position was funded by donations raised by the JCCC and he works for the Fort Worden Public Development Authority. (Jefferson Community Conservation Corps)
Center Valley Animal Rescue director Sara Penhallegon, right, along with veterinarian and volunteer Dr. Christine Parker-Graham conduct a medical evaluation on a female cougar that checked itself in to the rescue earlier this month. (Center Valley Animal Rescue)

Starving cougar found at animal rescue center

Staff members rehab lost animal, send to Texas zoo

Center Valley Animal Rescue director Sara Penhallegon, right, along with veterinarian and volunteer Dr. Christine Parker-Graham conduct a medical evaluation on a female cougar that checked itself in to the rescue earlier this month. (Center Valley Animal Rescue)