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Food bank fundraiser set today

Ugly Christmas sweater party-fundraiser for the Jefferson County Food Banks

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The Bixby family, Emma, Corey, Tennille and Colin, stand in their yard, which they decorated with Christmas lights that are programmed to change with music.

Sequim family puts on holiday light show

Music also broadcast as neighbors welcomed

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The Bixby family, Emma, Corey, Tennille and Colin, stand in their yard, which they decorated with Christmas lights that are programmed to change with music.
As Christmas draws near, the perfect gift for your gardening friends, and for the planet as a whole, is new battery-operated horticulture equipment. They are powerful, long lasting, mostly noise free and easy to work with! Be the perfect garden Santa. (Jackson Smart via Andrew May/For Peninsula Daily News)

A GROWING CONCERN: Finish off your Christmas shopping with eco-friendly tools

SO, CAN YOU believe it? Christmas is almost here! This Saturday Kris Kringle and his hard-working reindeer are set to land upon your roof, leaving… Continue reading

As Christmas draws near, the perfect gift for your gardening friends, and for the planet as a whole, is new battery-operated horticulture equipment. They are powerful, long lasting, mostly noise free and easy to work with! Be the perfect garden Santa. (Jackson Smart via Andrew May/For Peninsula Daily News)
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The three entrants in the non-motorized class of the holiday boat parade pass by the waterfront at Adams Street in downtown Port Townsend on Friday.

Boat parade in Port Townsend

The three entrants in the non-motorized class of the holiday boat parade pass by the waterfront at Adams Street in downtown Port Townsend on Friday.… Continue reading

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The three entrants in the non-motorized class of the holiday boat parade pass by the waterfront at Adams Street in downtown Port Townsend on Friday.
Pictured in the front row, from left to right: Chief Sheri Crain, Deputy Chief Mike Hill, Agent Daniel Janikic, Sheriff Bill Benedict, Officer Eric Walker, Chief Brian Smith, Officer Swift Sanchez, Jessica Conner Chelsea Jensen. 

Back row, from left to right: Agent in Charge Corey Lindsay, Agent Daniel Ervin Yarbrough, Fire Marshall Mike Sanders, Firefighter/Paramedic Tyler Gage, Firefighter/Paramedic Michael Stroobant, Chief Jake Patterson and Lieutenant Kevin Thompson.

Footprinter award winners announced for 2020-21

The Olympic Peninsula Chapter 74 of the International Footprint Association has named its officers of the year for 2020 and 2021 at a recent luncheon… Continue reading

Pictured in the front row, from left to right: Chief Sheri Crain, Deputy Chief Mike Hill, Agent Daniel Janikic, Sheriff Bill Benedict, Officer Eric Walker, Chief Brian Smith, Officer Swift Sanchez, Jessica Conner Chelsea Jensen. 

Back row, from left to right: Agent in Charge Corey Lindsay, Agent Daniel Ervin Yarbrough, Fire Marshall Mike Sanders, Firefighter/Paramedic Tyler Gage, Firefighter/Paramedic Michael Stroobant, Chief Jake Patterson and Lieutenant Kevin Thompson.
Lori Tschohl has joined the board of directors of Habitat for Humanity of East Jefferson County.

Habitat for Humanity of East Jefferson County welcomes new board member

Lori Tschohl has joined the board of directors of Habitat for Humanity of East Jefferson County. Tschohl is a managing member of… Continue reading

Lori Tschohl has joined the board of directors of Habitat for Humanity of East Jefferson County.
Pictured, from left to right are: Allison Hampton, Aaron Swenski, Bill Koenig, Sharon Maggard and Michele Lefebvre.

Koenig Subarumakes blankets donation

Koenig Subaru, in Port Angeles, recently donated 80 blankets to the Serenity House of Clallam County. The Serenity House provides night by night homeless shelter… Continue reading

Pictured, from left to right are: Allison Hampton, Aaron Swenski, Bill Koenig, Sharon Maggard and Michele Lefebvre.

Nominations open now for annual award

The Marrowstone Island Community Association announced that nomination forms for its 2021 Citizen of the Year are available in the red box on… Continue reading

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Rotary students of the month named for Sequim

The Sequim Noon Rotary Club has named two Sequim High School students as students of the month. Gabe Allen, a freshman, is the… Continue reading

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Volunteers from Sequim Elks Lodge 2642 delivered 40 Thanksgiving meals to the Child Advocate Program for foster families to enjoy.

Sequim Elks Lodge delivers meals

Volunteers from Sequim Elks Lodge 2642 delivered 40 Thanksgiving meals to the Child Advocate Program for foster families to enjoy. The Elks also delivered socks… Continue reading

Volunteers from Sequim Elks Lodge 2642 delivered 40 Thanksgiving meals to the Child Advocate Program for foster families to enjoy.
The Rev. Larry Schellink will present "Unwrap a Gift of Joy" at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Schellink is the pastor at Unity in the Olympics, 2917 E. Myrtle Ave.

‘Unwrap a Gift of Joy’ title of Sunday’s Unity sermon

The Rev. Larry Schellink will present “Unwrap a Gift of Joy” at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Schellink is the pastor at Unity in… Continue reading

The Rev. Larry Schellink will present "Unwrap a Gift of Joy" at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Schellink is the pastor at Unity in the Olympics, 2917 E. Myrtle Ave.

Blue Christmas/Longest Night service planned

There will be a Blue Christmas/Longest Night service at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The service is at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth… Continue reading

Body sugar scrub kits available at North Olympic Library branches

Beginning Monday, Winter Sugar Scrub take-and-make kits are available for pickup. The free kits, designed for ages 12 and older, are available… Continue reading

Pat Neal will be signing copies of “Wildlife Volume 3, Fisherman’s Holidays” at 2 p.m. Saturday.

Columnist Pat Neal signing books on Saturday

Volume 3 includes a year’s worth of Neal’s columns

Pat Neal will be signing copies of “Wildlife Volume 3, Fisherman’s Holidays” at 2 p.m. Saturday.

ISSUES OF FAITH: In dark times, bring back the light

One of the favorite moments of my day is walking out to my mailbox, usually before dawn, to get the Peninsula Daily News. In the… Continue reading

Bob Nuffer will present “Christmas Traditions 2021” at 11 a.m. Sunday.

Speaker to offer holiday traditions

Bob Nuffer to present “Christmas Traditions 2021”

Bob Nuffer will present “Christmas Traditions 2021” at 11 a.m. Sunday.

Wreaths across America ceremonies scheduled

Daughters of the American Revolution to host

Bag of Books sale slated at Port Angeles Library

The Port Angeles Friends of the Library will host a Bag of Books sale during library hours Thursday through Saturday. The monthly… Continue reading