NEWS BRIEFS: Water Street paving set in Port Townsend this week … and other items

PORT TOWNSEND — Paving on Water Street is planned for Thursday and Friday.

Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days from the ferry terminal to Polk Street, according to a press release.

Traffic will be reduced to one lane and delays of up to 15 minutes are expected. All sidewalks will be open.

The city advises drivers to use Washington Street as an alternative route into downtown during paving operations.

The paving is part of the city’s Water Street Enhancement Project being completed by Interwest Construction.

For more information, call city project manager Laura Parsons at 360-385-3000, ext. 2191, or visit

Potluck night

SEQUIM — The Sequim Prairie Grange has set a potluck social for Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

Members of the public can bring their family and a favorite dish to the grange at 290 Macleay Road.

For more information, call the grange at 360-683-5622.

GFU dean’s list

NEWBURG, Ore. — Port Angeles native Paul Van Rossen was named to George Fox University’s spring 2018 dean’s list.

To qualify, a student must earn at least a 3.5 grade-point average while enrolled in a minimum of 12 hours of grade work.

Van Rossen is a sophomore majoring in mathematics.

More in News

Sequim pilot and veteran David Woodcock stands near his 1944 Piper Cub L-4H, an aircraft that saw action at the Battle of the Bulge. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Sequim pilot’s aircraft saw action in WW II

1944 Piper Cub L-4H a rare find

Pearl Harbor survivor and World War II Navy veteran David Russell, 101, reads a birthday card in Albany, Ore., while talking about his time aboard the USS Oklahoma and his life after the war. (Nathan Howard/The Associated Press)
101-year-old returns to Pearl Harbor to remember those lost

When Japanese bombs began falling on Pearl Harbor, U.S. Navy… Continue reading

Two additional deaths recorded in Clallam County

Long-term care facility outbreaks now over

Port Townsend transit plan draws criticism

Language to acknowledge the climate crisis to be added

History on display in flyover

Flight scheduled during Wreaths Across America

Port Angeles pizza eateries are on the move

Plus grocery reopening for West End

Sylvia Snell of Bremerton, No. 204, leads a pack of 5K and 10K runners in the rain to the finish line in Blyn at the Jamestown S’Klallam Glow run Saturday night. Snell ran in the 5K, along with Julie Dunlap, No. 201, at left. Kimberly DaArton, No. 500, ran in the 10K. (Run the Peninsula)
Head lamps light up path for Jamestown S’Klallam run

Women’s 10K race highlights last event in marathon series

Kenzie Bechtold and Emery Fletcher ride in a gingerbread float created by Melissa Hitzfeld, Sarah Fletcher and Erica Bechtold during the Forks Twinkle Lights Parade on Saturday on Forks Avenue. (Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News)
Twinkle lights parade

By Lonnie Archibald For Peninsula Daily News Kenzie Bechtold and Emery Fletcher… Continue reading

Most Read