State seeks to bar Eyman from controlling political money

Washington state is seeking to bar initiative promoter Tim Eyman from having any future financial control of political committees as… Continue reading

  • Nov 18, 2020
Teams from Port Townsend Public Works and Seton Construction work to uncover a water main that burst on the corner of Monroe and Water streets in Port Townsend Tuesday. The pipe burst Monday night, and Public Works Director Steve King estimated the repairs to take two to three days. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Water main bursts in downtown Port Townsend

Crews expected to take a few days to fully repair break

Teams from Port Townsend Public Works and Seton Construction work to uncover a water main that burst on the corner of Monroe and Water streets in Port Townsend Tuesday. The pipe burst Monday night, and Public Works Director Steve King estimated the repairs to take two to three days. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Clallam County enters COVID-19 high-risk category

Peninsula case rates above 75 per 100,000 for past two weeks

Vehicles make their away along a rock-strewn stretch of Ediz Hook Road in Port Angeles after high waves pushed debris across a parking area and a section of roadway. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

More than 20,000 lose power across Peninsula

Storm brings wind gusts, rain that knock down trees

Vehicles make their away along a rock-strewn stretch of Ediz Hook Road in Port Angeles after high waves pushed debris across a parking area and a section of roadway. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Brinnon Community Center welcomes new manager

Sandy Peterson, who has been the manager of the Brinnon Community Center for 16 years, has retired. She will be succeeded by Alicia… Continue reading

Ruthann Patterson of Port Townsend, right, checks out at Aldrich's Market on Monday with barista Savanna Smith. Retail and grocery stores must restrict capacity to 25 percent starting today as part of Gov. Jay Inslee's renewed restrictions on businesses to slow the spread of COVID-19. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Economic leader says support needed for businesses

State earmarks $50 million to help with restrictions

Ruthann Patterson of Port Townsend, right, checks out at Aldrich's Market on Monday with barista Savanna Smith. Retail and grocery stores must restrict capacity to 25 percent starting today as part of Gov. Jay Inslee's renewed restrictions on businesses to slow the spread of COVID-19. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Goats culled from park

Demanding terrain, hazardous air conditions from wildfire smoke and torrential rain, snow and wind impacted Olympic National Park’s ground-based mountain goat… Continue reading

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From left, Kokopelli Grill owner Michael McQuay and general manager Brian Jennings prepare to close to dine-in to comply with Gov. Jay Inslee's recent update to COVID-19 restrictions.
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From left, Kokopelli Grill owner Michael McQuay and general manager Brian Jennings prepare to close to dine-in to comply with Gov. Jay Inslee's recent update to COVID-19 restrictions.

Serenity House program changes provide more rent help

Serenity House of Clallam County has announced changes to the guidelines of the existing Eviction Rent Assistance Program (ERAP) funded by federal… Continue reading

County cases reach record-high numbers

Clallam reports 16 cases in single day; Jefferson jumps into category for high risk

A crane was staged by Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. last week at the former Rayonier pulp mill site in Port Angeles, where it will begin removing deck panels from a giant pier. (Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc.)

Old dock at Rayonier site about to come down

Work this week to address public safety concerns

A crane was staged by Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. last week at the former Rayonier pulp mill site in Port Angeles, where it will begin removing deck panels from a giant pier. (Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc.)
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Clallam County commissioners, from center left, Bill Peach, Mark Ozias and Randy Johnson take part in an interview with ABC correspondent Zohreen Shah as cameraman Glenn Aust films the proceeding on Friday at the Clallam County Courthouse in Port Angeles.
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Clallam County commissioners, from center left, Bill Peach, Mark Ozias and Randy Johnson take part in an interview with ABC correspondent Zohreen Shah as cameraman Glenn Aust films the proceeding on Friday at the Clallam County Courthouse in Port Angeles.
Pama O'Toole of Port Hadlock was in one of her favorite places as she browsed the books at the Jefferson County Library on Friday. The library has been open for in-person book checkout and other rentals when the county is in the state's low- and moderate-risk categories. The library also offers curbside pick and will continue to do so if it is required to close in-person visits due to rising case numbers of COVID-19. The Port Townsend Public Library hopes to open Tuesday with limited hours for checkout, depending on the county staying in the moderate-risk category. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Library services

Pama O’Toole of Port Hadlock was in one of her favorite places as she browsed the books at the Jefferson County Library on Friday. The… Continue reading

Pama O'Toole of Port Hadlock was in one of her favorite places as she browsed the books at the Jefferson County Library on Friday. The library has been open for in-person book checkout and other rentals when the county is in the state's low- and moderate-risk categories. The library also offers curbside pick and will continue to do so if it is required to close in-person visits due to rising case numbers of COVID-19. The Port Townsend Public Library hopes to open Tuesday with limited hours for checkout, depending on the county staying in the moderate-risk category. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)
A sign for curbside pickup is shown outside the Cascadia Grill, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in downtown Olympia, Wash. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced Sunday that beginning Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, indoor dining will not be allowed and that restaurants and bars will be limited to to-go service and outdoor dining with tables seating no more than five people. Restrictions and limitations were also announced for gyms, grocery stores, and other businesses as the state continues to combat a rising number of coronavirus cases. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

New COVID-19 restrictions on dining, gyms

Retail, grocery stores face new 25 percent capacity

A sign for curbside pickup is shown outside the Cascadia Grill, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in downtown Olympia, Wash. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced Sunday that beginning Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, indoor dining will not be allowed and that restaurants and bars will be limited to to-go service and outdoor dining with tables seating no more than five people. Restrictions and limitations were also announced for gyms, grocery stores, and other businesses as the state continues to combat a rising number of coronavirus cases. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Founder to tell of Five Habits of Speaking Justice

Peninsula College’s Studium Generale series will host Miriame Cherbib, teacher of French and Francophone cultures, at 12:30 p.m. Thursday via Zoom as… Continue reading

Hot ashes blamed for garage fire in Port Townsend

East Jefferson Fire Rescue quickly knocked down a garage fire at a residence on Beech Street near M Street in Port Townsend.… Continue reading

Man gets four years in stabbing incident

Altercation took place on ferry in September

Power cut to smoking motor on Hamilton Elementary School roof

A smoking motor on the roof of Hamilton Elementary School prompted Port Angeles firefighters to respond, but there were no flames, and… Continue reading