Wildlife commissioner resigns, citing ‘politicized quagmire’

A member of the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission has resigned, saying in his resignation letter that the commission is… Continue reading

  • Dec 15, 2021
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Val Brooks, Clallam County Child Advocates program coordinator, makes an announcement at the start of the third annual Shop With a Roughneck/Cop event at Walmart in Port Angeles. Law enforcement personnel from local, state and federal agencies, as well as members of The Roughnecks, a local motorcycle club of active and retired law enforcement, military and public safety personnel, took about 90 Clallam County children involved in state or tribal dependency cases on a $100 shopping spree ahead of Christmas last Saturday. Walmart donated $3,500 for the event.

Holiday shopping spree

By Jesse Major For Peninsula Daily News Val Brooks, Clallam County Child Advocates Program Coordinator, makes an announcement at the start of the third annual… Continue reading

Jesse Major / for Peninsula Daily News
Val Brooks, Clallam County Child Advocates program coordinator, makes an announcement at the start of the third annual Shop With a Roughneck/Cop event at Walmart in Port Angeles. Law enforcement personnel from local, state and federal agencies, as well as members of The Roughnecks, a local motorcycle club of active and retired law enforcement, military and public safety personnel, took about 90 Clallam County children involved in state or tribal dependency cases on a $100 shopping spree ahead of Christmas last Saturday. Walmart donated $3,500 for the event.
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Gov. Jay Inslee announces several climate-related proposals for the 2022 legislative session during a news conference Monday in Olympia, including a plan to offer rebates on new and used electric vehicles.

Inslee unveils climate proposals ahead of budget plan

Gov. Jay Inslee on Monday announced several climate-related proposals for the next legislative session, including a plan to offer rebates for new and… Continue reading

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Gov. Jay Inslee announces several climate-related proposals for the 2022 legislative session during a news conference Monday in Olympia, including a plan to offer rebates on new and used electric vehicles.
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Members of a Monday coffee and dog walking group walk along Water Street in downtown Port Townsend on Monday. The group, from left, include Tony Genovese and Cleo, Jim Brennan, Betty Peterson-Wheeler, Anneke Van Krieken and Max, and Linda Christie with Flaco. Behind Flaco is Stella, a miniature Schnauzer whose red leash is attached to her owner, Laurie Jones. All are from Port Townsend.

Out for a walk

By Steve Mullensky For Peninsula Daily News Members of a Monday coffee and dog walking group walk along Water Street in downtown Port Townsend on… Continue reading

Steve Mullensky / for Peninsula Daily News
Members of a Monday coffee and dog walking group walk along Water Street in downtown Port Townsend on Monday. The group, from left, include Tony Genovese and Cleo, Jim Brennan, Betty Peterson-Wheeler, Anneke Van Krieken and Max, and Linda Christie with Flaco. Behind Flaco is Stella, a miniature Schnauzer whose red leash is attached to her owner, Laurie Jones. All are from Port Townsend.

Three die from COVID-19 in Clallam County

Health officer: Misinformation still being circulated

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Peninsula Home Fund going strong

The annual campaign for Peninsula Home Fund donations continues through the holiday season. For 32 years, the Peninsula Daily News has collected donations to create… Continue reading

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Lisa Anderson and Ben Casserd, along with Half Pint, their terrier mix, are the staff monitors at the Winter Welcoming Center. The center offers warmth, coffee, snacks, wi-fi and electricity for charging devices in the Pope Marine Building at Water and Madison streets in Port Townsend. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

Winter Welcoming Center opens

Morning shelter offered in Port Townsend

Lisa Anderson and Ben Casserd, along with Half Pint, their terrier mix, are the staff monitors at the Winter Welcoming Center. The center offers warmth, coffee, snacks, wi-fi and electricity for charging devices in the Pope Marine Building at Water and Madison streets in Port Townsend. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

Five capital projects proposed for Fort Worden campus

Emergency generator made a priority after large-scale power outage last month

Yvette Two Rabbits of Port Angeles, a volunteer with The Answer for Youth (TAFY), creates a holiday wreath in the organization’s Port Angeles greenhouse. TAFY is selling wreaths with proceeds going to support its homeless youth programs. In addition, the group is conducting a silent auction of Christmas trees and other gift items through Dec. 17 as a fundraiser in the Sprouting Hope Greenhouse, 826 E. First St. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Wreath fundraiser

Yvette Two Rabbits of Port Angeles, a volunteer with The Answer for Youth (TAFY), creates a holiday wreath in the organization’s Port Angeles greenhouse. TAFY… Continue reading

Yvette Two Rabbits of Port Angeles, a volunteer with The Answer for Youth (TAFY), creates a holiday wreath in the organization’s Port Angeles greenhouse. TAFY is selling wreaths with proceeds going to support its homeless youth programs. In addition, the group is conducting a silent auction of Christmas trees and other gift items through Dec. 17 as a fundraiser in the Sprouting Hope Greenhouse, 826 E. First St. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Habitat for Humanity job site supervisor Dave Weld of Sequim drives into Port Townsend to work with a crew of volunteers on a two-bedroom house he says will be filled with natural light. It’s one of several Habitat homes to be finished in 2022. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Crews from across Peninsula join forces on Port Townsend housing

Habitat for Humanity working to build affordable homes

Habitat for Humanity job site supervisor Dave Weld of Sequim drives into Port Townsend to work with a crew of volunteers on a two-bedroom house he says will be filled with natural light. It’s one of several Habitat homes to be finished in 2022. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

City of Sequim seeks volunteers for boards, commissions

The city of Sequim is seeking applicants for several volunteer commissions and committees. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, all city meetings are… Continue reading

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Joe DeScala pushes a shopping cart of trash collected from along Peabody Creek Trail in Port Angeles to his truck.
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Joe DeScala pushes a shopping cart of trash collected from along Peabody Creek Trail in Port Angeles to his truck.

No weekly flight operations scheduled

There will be no field carrier landing practice operations for aircraft stationed at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island Complex this week. There are… Continue reading

Organization depends upon donations

Founder Joe DeScala said he has registered as a Washington state charitable organization and begun collecting donations. He suggests at 4PA.org that… Continue reading

PASD to host job fair

The Port Angeles School District will host a job fair Thursday. The in-person hiring fair to fill district positions will be from… Continue reading