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Scaffolding covers a section of the sidewalk in the 100 block of West First Street to support workers as they upgrade the the facade on Lee Plaza.

Affordable housing units get upgrades

Scaffolding in downtown Port Angeles evidence of one of several PHA projects

 

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Fair Queen Allison Pettit, front, and Queen's Court Sophia Lawson, shown on Aug. 6 on their parade float in the Joyce Daze Wild Blackberry Festival, will preside over the Clallam County Fair starting on Thursday in Port Angeles.

Clallam County Fair back in 2022

Four days of grandstand events, music, food and fun start Thursday

 

Layla Franson, 15, and Jackson, her 10-year-old Quarter Horse, are competing in 4H at the Jefferson County Fair this weekend. Like many counties across the state, Jefferson County has seen a decline in the numbers of youths enrolled in 4H after the COVID lockdown and is actively seeking to reboot its program. (Paula Hunt/Peninsula Daily News)

Jefferson County Fair back after two-year hiatus

4H looks for bounceback after restrictions eased

 

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CAPTION: Priya Jayadev is the new executive director for Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County.

New executive director for Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County

Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County has hired Supriya “Priya” Jayadev as its new executive director. Jayadev will replace JooRi Jun, who resigned in March. Jayadev… Continue reading

PHOTO BY: Susan Doupé
CAPTION: Priya Jayadev is the new executive director for Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County.
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The Port Townsend City Council seeks to sell the Cherry Street property that had been barged over from Canada  five years ago to become affordable housing.

Port Townsend aims to sell Cherry Street housing project

Stalled for years, affordable housing project all but adandoned

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The Port Townsend City Council seeks to sell the Cherry Street property that had been barged over from Canada  five years ago to become affordable housing.

Seattle hospital to refuse some patients due to capacity

Harborview Medical Center in Seattle will temporarily stop accepting less acute patients and will divert them to other health care… Continue reading

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Body found in tent near Brinnon unidentified

An autopsy could not identify the man whose body was found in a tent Sunday along the Maple Valley Trail near Dosewallips State… Continue reading

Clallam County seeks housing solutions coordinator

Commissioners to hear more discussion after position is analyzed

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Crash victim is identified

Pilot who died was from Friday Harbor

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Lower Dungeness: Towne Road and Levee Trail closed

Towne Road and the adjacent Dungeness Levee Trail are currently closed due to construction activity. A road and levee trail closure is in… Continue reading

Peninsula College trustees, new president conduct retreat

New Peninsula College President Suzanne Ames had her first meeting this week with the board of trustees when they conducted a retreat.… Continue reading

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Scott Edmundson, a PNNL-Sequim research botanist, speaks at PNNL-Sequim’s seawater propagation station with, from left, Jennifer Granholm, U.S. Secretary of Energy, U.S. representative Derek Kilmer, Geri Richmond, DOE’s undersecretary for Science and Innovation, and others about PNNL-Sequim’s efforts to harness essential minerals from the ocean and plant life.

Secretary of Energy tours Pacific Northwest National Laboratory-Sequim

Facility could see funding for research and development

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Scott Edmundson, a PNNL-Sequim research botanist, speaks at PNNL-Sequim’s seawater propagation station with, from left, Jennifer Granholm, U.S. Secretary of Energy, U.S. representative Derek Kilmer, Geri Richmond, DOE’s undersecretary for Science and Innovation, and others about PNNL-Sequim’s efforts to harness essential minerals from the ocean and plant life.

Chamber pleased with Ride the Hurricane

Canadians able to participate again

Chetzemoka filling in for Salish on ferry route

The M/V Chetzemoka will replace the M/V Salish this morning after the Port Townsend-Coupeville route was out of service all day Wednesday.… Continue reading

Navy to conduct training exercise

Naval Magazine Indian Island has a training exercise scheduled for today. Training activities will include boats on the water near the pier’s… Continue reading

A Jefferson County Search and Rescue team waits at a Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office command post as plans are developed to access the site of a plane crash on Wednesday southwest of Gardiner. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Small aircraft goes down near Gardiner

Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies located a crash site of a small plane about 5:20 p.m. Wednesday and were trying to figure out a… Continue reading

A Jefferson County Search and Rescue team waits at a Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office command post as plans are developed to access the site of a plane crash on Wednesday southwest of Gardiner. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)