Zach Jablonski

Water main line reconnected, nearing completion downtown

Complicated work, surprise sinkholes add delay to Port Townsend project

Fat Smitty's restaurant in Discovery Bay has been subjected to three burglaries this year, with thieves stealing dollar bills that patrons personalize and attach to the walls and ceiling. Thursday's latest robbery is the first time law enforcement have been able to catch the suspect thieves, however it is still under investigation if Thursday's robbers are connected to the prior robberies. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Popular Discovery Bay eatery burgled

Suspects found with signed dollar bills after Fat Smitty’s hit

Fat Smitty's restaurant in Discovery Bay has been subjected to three burglaries this year, with thieves stealing dollar bills that patrons personalize and attach to the walls and ceiling. Thursday's latest robbery is the first time law enforcement have been able to catch the suspect thieves, however it is still under investigation if Thursday's robbers are connected to the prior robberies. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)
Downtown retail stores in Port Townsend were closed Thursday for Thanksgiving, but many are planning promotions for Small Business Saturday. Local retailers across the North Olympic Peninsula are offering a variety of sales and promotions this weekend for Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)
Downtown retail stores in Port Townsend were closed Thursday for Thanksgiving, but many are planning promotions for Small Business Saturday. Local retailers across the North Olympic Peninsula are offering a variety of sales and promotions this weekend for Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

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)