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Betsy Reed Schultz

Six to be honored with Community Service awards

Free event Thursday at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Port Angeles

KEITH THORPE/PENINSULA DAILY NEWS
Betsy Reed Schultz

Federal law limits marine traffic openings at bridge

The state Department of Transportation reminds mariners that, while its agreement with the U.S. Coast Guard requires operators at the Hood Canal Bridge… Continue reading

Hood Canal bridge closures begin Monday

Roundabout work also starts next week

Port Townsend woman in serious condition after wreck

A Port Townsend woman was in serious condition following a wreck at Discovery Road and state Highway 20, said a spokesperson for… Continue reading

Reforms making a difference at Fort Worden, PDA director says

Organization moving toward stability; challenges remain

Volunteer Al Oman, right, guides an auger operated by Steve Fink during site preparation for rebuilding the Dream Playground on Wednesday at Erickson Playfield in Port Angeles. A community rebuild is scheduled for May 15-19 to replace portions of the popular playground that were destroyed in an arson fire on Dec. 20. Volunteer signups are available at https://www.padreamplayground.org. The nonprofit Dream Playground Foundation, which organized and orchestrated previous versions of the playground, is also seeking loaner tools with more information available at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/904084DA4AC23A5F85-48241857-dream#/. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Site preparation for playground

Volunteer Al Oman, right, guides an auger operated by Steve Fink during site preparation for rebuilding the Dream Playground on Wednesday at Erickson Playfield in… Continue reading

Volunteer Al Oman, right, guides an auger operated by Steve Fink during site preparation for rebuilding the Dream Playground on Wednesday at Erickson Playfield in Port Angeles. A community rebuild is scheduled for May 15-19 to replace portions of the popular playground that were destroyed in an arson fire on Dec. 20. Volunteer signups are available at https://www.padreamplayground.org. The nonprofit Dream Playground Foundation, which organized and orchestrated previous versions of the playground, is also seeking loaner tools with more information available at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/904084DA4AC23A5F85-48241857-dream#/. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Some water system users face steep price hikes

County commissioners’ letter asks rates to be examined

A new mural at Sequim High School honors 2020 graduate Alissa Lofstrom, who started the mural in 2019 but had to stop due to COVID-19 shutdowns. She died in 2021, but past and current students finished her mural for the Interact Club. (Chelsea Reichner)

Teens put finishing touches on mural to honor student

Teachers, students remember Lofstrom as welcoming, talented, artistic

A new mural at Sequim High School honors 2020 graduate Alissa Lofstrom, who started the mural in 2019 but had to stop due to COVID-19 shutdowns. She died in 2021, but past and current students finished her mural for the Interact Club. (Chelsea Reichner)

Palmer to resign from Port Townsend City Council

City to open process for replacement

Roundabouts, timber industry top discussion

Peninsula’s state lawmakers recap session

St. Joseph’s confirmation class in Sequim brought in more than 35,000 laundry pods through a fundraiser for Serenity House of Clallam County. It was their service project as part of the class. (Morgan Nolan)

Serenity shelter receives 35,000-plus laundry pods from youths

Guests at the shelter at Serenity House of Clallam County are well-supplied for laundry detergent for a few years, thanks to Peninsula… Continue reading

St. Joseph’s confirmation class in Sequim brought in more than 35,000 laundry pods through a fundraiser for Serenity House of Clallam County. It was their service project as part of the class. (Morgan Nolan)

Welcome center to open at Northwest Maritime Center

The Northwest Maritime Center will celebrate the opening of its new welcome center from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday. The welcome center… Continue reading

Jamestown S’Klallam Tribal Council vice chair Loni Greninger, left, and tribal elder Celeste Dybeck sing the S’Klallam paddle song, a call for people to pull together. Despite a chilly rain, scores of people attended Sunday’s 120th anniversary celebration of the golf course, an event that included the unveiling of a banner with its new name: the Camas Prairie Park and Camas Prairie Golf Course. The park is designed to serve a more diverse group of users than in the past, said Bob Wheeler, Friends of the Port Townsend Golf Park president. He added that in addition to stick golf, disc golf, foot golf, a playground, trails and native planting areas are part of the plans. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/for Peninsula Daily News)

New park unveiled

Jamestown S’Klallam Tribal Council vice chair Loni Greninger, left, and tribal elder Celeste Dybeck sing the S’Klallam paddle song, a call for people to pull… Continue reading

Jamestown S’Klallam Tribal Council vice chair Loni Greninger, left, and tribal elder Celeste Dybeck sing the S’Klallam paddle song, a call for people to pull together. Despite a chilly rain, scores of people attended Sunday’s 120th anniversary celebration of the golf course, an event that included the unveiling of a banner with its new name: the Camas Prairie Park and Camas Prairie Golf Course. The park is designed to serve a more diverse group of users than in the past, said Bob Wheeler, Friends of the Port Townsend Golf Park president. He added that in addition to stick golf, disc golf, foot golf, a playground, trails and native planting areas are part of the plans. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/for Peninsula Daily News)
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CERT receives Serve Washington volunteer award

The Sequim Operational Area and Eastern Clallam County Community Emergency Response Emergency Team program received the state Volunteer Service Award for the Peninsula/Coastal… Continue reading

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Funds to rebuild lodge at Ridge will not be in ’25 federal budget

Park superintendent tells commissioners she’s ‘committed’

Firefighters from East Jefferson Fire and Rescue battle a two-story barn fire Sunday on Gibbs Road. (East Jefferson Fire and Rescue)

No injuries following fire at barn on Gibbs Lake Road

No injuries were reported following a barn fire on Gibbs Road just off West Valley Road, according to a news release from East… Continue reading

Firefighters from East Jefferson Fire and Rescue battle a two-story barn fire Sunday on Gibbs Road. (East Jefferson Fire and Rescue)

Federal funds will help thousands get solar power for free

Washington state will receive $156 million in federal funds for new programs to install rooftop solar on thousands of homes and apartment buildings, and to… Continue reading

  • May 6, 2024
  • By Jerry Cornfield Washington State Standard
  • Regional News
Midge Vogan of Port Angeles sprays cleaner on a pair of sculptures in the 100 block of North Laurel Street in downtown Port Angeles on Saturday as part of the fourth annual Big Spring Spruce Up, sponsored by the Port Angeles Chamber of Commerce. Dozens of volunteers spread out over the downtown area to help beautify the city. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Spring Spruce Up in Port Angeles

Midge Vogan of Port Angeles sprays cleaner on a pair of sculptures in the 100 block of North Laurel Street in downtown Port Angeles on… Continue reading

Midge Vogan of Port Angeles sprays cleaner on a pair of sculptures in the 100 block of North Laurel Street in downtown Port Angeles on Saturday as part of the fourth annual Big Spring Spruce Up, sponsored by the Port Angeles Chamber of Commerce. Dozens of volunteers spread out over the downtown area to help beautify the city. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Community resource events set

Concerned Citizens will host a series of community resource events Tuesday through Thursday. Events are scheduled for 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.… Continue reading