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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)

A GROWING CONCERN: Start planning now for holiday beauty

LAST WEEK, WE discussed how this is the ideal time of year to prune your conifers. I hinted that I would explain how all these… Continue reading

Pictured is Cynthia Bork, on left, being sworn in by Carol Weiler, also shown is Virginia Wagner.

New Daughters of American Revolutions sworn in

Cynthia Bork, left, is sworn into the Michael Trebert chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution by Carol Weiler, right, as Virgina Wagner watches.… Continue reading

Pictured is Cynthia Bork, on left, being sworn in by Carol Weiler, also shown is Virginia Wagner.
Dolores ‘Dee’ Cantlon, RN, receives a DAISY Award for exceptional nursing at Olympic Medical Center.

Olympic Medical Center nurse given honor

The DAISY Foundation has recognized Dee Cantlon, a registered nurse at Olympic Medical Center, with its DAISY award. The award recognizes the… Continue reading

Dolores ‘Dee’ Cantlon, RN, receives a DAISY Award for exceptional nursing at Olympic Medical Center.
Maxine Reid of Marysville uses a spotting scope to look for birds on Port Angeles Harbor from Ediz Hook in Port Angeles on Wednesday. The location is popular with birders trying to spot water fowl of the Pacific Northwest. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Bird spotting

Maxine Reid of Marysville uses a spotting scope to look for birds on Port Angeles Harbor from Ediz Hook in Port Angeles on Wednesday, Nov,… Continue reading

Maxine Reid of Marysville uses a spotting scope to look for birds on Port Angeles Harbor from Ediz Hook in Port Angeles on Wednesday. The location is popular with birders trying to spot water fowl of the Pacific Northwest. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

THE CONVERSATION: ‘Namaste’ becomes perfect pandemic greeting

By Jeremy David Engels | The Conversation HANDS OVER THE heart in prayer pose. A little bow of the head. A gesture of respect. An… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2020

Trinity United Methodist Church drive-up services suspended

Trinity United Methodist Church has suspended drive-up worship services for the remainder of fall and the winter due to colder weather. Recorded sermons… Continue reading

Cackling all the way, seven witches celebrate Halloween by paddling through Port Townsend Bay under a setting sun Saturday evening, with the ferry terminal, the paper mill and the Olympic Mountains in the background. This coven includes Juanita Maples, Shannon Murock, Heather Sessions, Karyn Stillwell, Adrian Olson, Amy Pacifera and Lily Murock. (Nicholas Johnson/Peninsula Daily News)

Bewitching day on bay

Cackling all the way, seven witches celebrate Halloween by paddling through Port Townsend Bay under a setting sun Saturday evening, with the ferry terminal, the… Continue reading

Cackling all the way, seven witches celebrate Halloween by paddling through Port Townsend Bay under a setting sun Saturday evening, with the ferry terminal, the paper mill and the Olympic Mountains in the background. This coven includes Juanita Maples, Shannon Murock, Heather Sessions, Karyn Stillwell, Adrian Olson, Amy Pacifera and Lily Murock. (Nicholas Johnson/Peninsula Daily News)

A GROWING CONCERN: Evergreen advice for conifer pruning

it’s November! Hopefully, we all remembered to turn our clocks back, which means tonight it is dark at 5… Continue reading

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Winners announced in the Olympic Peninsula Pet Photo Contest!

We have our winners of the Olympic Peninsula Pet Photo Contest, sponsored by Olympic Peninsula Humane Society. Winners from each category will be contacted by… Continue reading

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ISSUES OF FAITH: Choosing leaders in a crisis with Golden Rule

“WHEN THE CARES of my heart are many, your consolations cheer my soul” (Psalms 94:19). The world today can feel somewhat dangerous and chaotic, and… Continue reading

Tyler Johnson displays his United Way of Clallam County "Live United" award that features the artwork of  Todd Fischer.The 2019 campaign chair, Johnson went above and beyond to help United Way reach the campaign goal, the organization said. Submitted photo

United Way of Clallam County honors supporters for 2019 campaign efforts

The United Way of Clallam County is honoring outgoing board members, event sponsors, outstanding volunteers, partner agencies and workplace campaigns on social… Continue reading

Tyler Johnson displays his United Way of Clallam County "Live United" award that features the artwork of  Todd Fischer.The 2019 campaign chair, Johnson went above and beyond to help United Way reach the campaign goal, the organization said. Submitted photo

Free resiliency online workshop set

The North Olympic Library System and the Clallam Resiliency Project will present “Secondary Trauma and Self Care” from 9 a.m. to 11… Continue reading

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Home & Design Trends

Our 2020 Home & Design Trends special section is out! Inside, you’ll find stories on furniture and renovation trends, home design in difficult times and… Continue reading

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Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily NewsBill Witherspoon of Port Angeles-based Olympic Lawn Care moves leaves with a leaf blower in the 600 block of East Eighth Street in Port Angeles on Thursday. As the days get shorter and temperatures begin to cool, foliage is transitioning from the greens of spring and summer to the reds, yellows and golds of autumn across much of the North Olympic Peninsula.

Blowing over a new leaf

Bill Witherspoon of Port Angeles-based Olympic Lawn Care moves leaves with a leaf blower in the 600 block of East Eighth Street in Port Angeles… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily NewsBill Witherspoon of Port Angeles-based Olympic Lawn Care moves leaves with a leaf blower in the 600 block of East Eighth Street in Port Angeles on Thursday. As the days get shorter and temperatures begin to cool, foliage is transitioning from the greens of spring and summer to the reds, yellows and golds of autumn across much of the North Olympic Peninsula.

A GROWING CONCERN: Fall rains bring flood of gardening tasks

CERTAINLY THE WEATHER has changed. Just look how early it is dark, how long it takes for the sun to rise and did you feel… Continue reading

Equitese Pony Club members, from left, Maria Timmons, Molly Lance, Hailey Gallagher, Kimberly Gallagher and Philippa Lance paint new poles to jump over at the Heron Pond Farm Equestrian Center in Port Townsend. The club held a fundraising  car wash last summer so they could purchase the materials needed to update, rebuild and build new poles and other jumping equipment. (Christine Headley)
Equitese Pony Club members, from left, Maria Timmons, Molly Lance, Hailey Gallagher, Kimberly Gallagher and Philippa Lance paint new poles to jump over at the Heron Pond Farm Equestrian Center in Port Townsend. The club held a fundraising  car wash last summer so they could purchase the materials needed to update, rebuild and build new poles and other jumping equipment. (Christine Headley)
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Aiming to observe fish as part of her marine biology studies, an eighth-grade student in Port Townsend's OCEAN alternative learning program walks through waves off North Beach County Park on a crisp, sunny October afternoon Wednesday. (Nicholas Johnson/Peninsula Daily News)

Lesson in the waves

Aiming to observe fish as part of her marine biology studies, an eighth-grade student in Port Townsend’s OCEAN alternative learning program walks through waves off… Continue reading

Aiming to observe fish as part of her marine biology studies, an eighth-grade student in Port Townsend's OCEAN alternative learning program walks through waves off North Beach County Park on a crisp, sunny October afternoon Wednesday. (Nicholas Johnson/Peninsula Daily News)