(Brian McLean/Peninsula Daily News)

(Brian McLean/Peninsula Daily News)

‘No war’ protest in Port Townsend

PORT TOWNSEND — Bernie Del Valle of Port Townsend waves a peace flag Thursday as part of the No War protest along East Sims Way near Kearney Street in Port Townsend.

Del Valle said it’s one of at least three flags he obtained from the Syracuse Cultural Workers, which he described as a peace group in Syracuse, N.Y.

Cheri Van Hoover, left, and her sister, Leslie Payton of Port Ludlow participate in the No War protest on Thursday along with about 100 other people at the intersection of East Sims Way and Kearney Street in Port Townsend. The event, organized by Indivisible Port Townsend, served as a demonstration against U.S. involvement in potential military action with Iran. (Brian McLean/Peninsula Daily News)

Cheri Van Hoover, left, and her sister, Leslie Payton of Port Ludlow participate in the No War protest on Thursday along with about 100 other people at the intersection of East Sims Way and Kearney Street in Port Townsend. The event, organized by Indivisible Port Townsend, served as a demonstration against U.S. involvement in potential military action with Iran. (Brian McLean/Peninsula Daily News)

Doug Milholland of Port Townsend lines up on East Sims Way near the intersection with Kearney Street, along with about 100 people, on Thursday during the No War protest in Port Townsend. The event, organized by Indivisible Port Townsend, served as a demonstration against U.S. involvement in potential military action with Iran. (Brian McLean/Peninsula Daily News)

Doug Milholland of Port Townsend lines up on East Sims Way near the intersection with Kearney Street, along with about 100 people, on Thursday during the No War protest in Port Townsend. The event, organized by Indivisible Port Townsend, served as a demonstration against U.S. involvement in potential military action with Iran. (Brian McLean/Peninsula Daily News)

Elaine Sullivan, left, and Melanee Knudsen, both from Port Townsend, join about 100 people Thursday in the No War protest at the intersection of East Sims Way and Kearney Street in Port Townsend. Both said they have been protesting U.S. military actions since the Vietnam War. “Unfortunately, these senseless wars we’ve been protesting for 50 years,” Knudsen said. “None of these wars have gotten us anywhere.” (Brian McLean/Peninsula Daily News)

Elaine Sullivan, left, and Melanee Knudsen, both from Port Townsend, join about 100 people Thursday in the No War protest at the intersection of East Sims Way and Kearney Street in Port Townsend. Both said they have been protesting U.S. military actions since the Vietnam War. “Unfortunately, these senseless wars we’ve been protesting for 50 years,” Knudsen said. “None of these wars have gotten us anywhere.” (Brian McLean/Peninsula Daily News)

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