East Jefferson Fire Rescue crew extinguished a chimney fire on Jolie Lane in Port Townsend. East Jefferson Fire Rescue

All safe after chimney fire

No one was injured in a chimney fire Sunday evening at a house on the 300 block of Jolie Way off Hastings… Continue reading

East Jefferson Fire Rescue crew extinguished a chimney fire on Jolie Lane in Port Townsend. East Jefferson Fire Rescue
Clallam Transit leaders report that, in 2020 and 2021, exclusions have gone above pre-pandemic levels, with transit operators issuing exclusions for misbehavior, mostly nuisances, while at transit facilities or while riding on a bus across Clallam County. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Clallam Transit leaders report that, in 2020 and 2021, exclusions have gone above pre-pandemic levels, with transit operators issuing exclusions for misbehavior, mostly nuisances, while at transit facilities or while riding on a bus across Clallam County. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Jefferson County Public Utility District crews clear brush and wires on Taison Lane in Quilcene after the snow and wind storm in the first week of January.
Jefferson County Public Utility District crews clear brush and wires on Taison Lane in Quilcene after the snow and wind storm in the first week of January.
Malaika Rosenfeld of the Port Townsend Marine Science Center will shepherd participants in next Monday’s Day of Service outing at Fort Worden State Park. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Day of Service, work party set

Fort Worden State Park to get volunteers’ care

Malaika Rosenfeld of the Port Townsend Marine Science Center will shepherd participants in next Monday’s Day of Service outing at Fort Worden State Park. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Washington State Patrol troopers stand near the state seal in the rotunda of the Legislative Building, Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, before Gov. Jay Inslee's scheduled State of the State address at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. Due to cautions against COVID-19, Inslee will give the speech in the State Reception Room and it will be shown by streaming video to lawmakers meeting remotely. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Inslee calls for ‘bold’ action

Governor presents State of the State address

Washington State Patrol troopers stand near the state seal in the rotunda of the Legislative Building, Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, before Gov. Jay Inslee's scheduled State of the State address at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. Due to cautions against COVID-19, Inslee will give the speech in the State Reception Room and it will be shown by streaming video to lawmakers meeting remotely. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Bull elk watch as hundreds of widgeons leap from small pond in field in Sequim. (Photo courtesy John Gussman)

Birds in flight

By John Gussman For Peninsula Daily News Bull elk watch as hundreds of widgeons leap from small pond in field in Sequim.… Continue reading

Bull elk watch as hundreds of widgeons leap from small pond in field in Sequim. (Photo courtesy John Gussman)

Meeting set to discuss state health care directives

Save Secular Healthcare WA will host a meeting tonight regarding religious directives and their impacts on the state. The meeting, hosted by Indivisible Port Townsend,… Continue reading

Shoreline permit OK’d for Elwha hotel

Forty-five feet of project falls within jurisdiction

After days of dreary cold and rainy weather, Port Townsend is enveloped in a rosy glow of a sunrise. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Sunrise over Port Townsend

By Steve Mullensky For Peninsula Daily News After days of dreary cold and rainy weather, Port Townsend is enveloped in a rosy glow of a… Continue reading

After days of dreary cold and rainy weather, Port Townsend is enveloped in a rosy glow of a sunrise. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)
A wing-foiler hones his skills on windy Port Townsend Bay. The forecast calls for more seasonal temperatures this week with highs in the mid- to upper 40s and lows in the high 30s. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Catching some air

A wing-foiler hones his skills on windy Port Townsend Bay. The forecast calls for more seasonal temperatures this week with highs in the mid- to… Continue reading

A wing-foiler hones his skills on windy Port Townsend Bay. The forecast calls for more seasonal temperatures this week with highs in the mid- to upper 40s and lows in the high 30s. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Chimacum School Board to consider pact with Port Townsend

Memorandum of Understanding to be developed for more collaboration

Chimacum School Board to consider pact with Port Townsend

Memorandum of Understanding to be developed for more collaboration

Floods, emergency help reported across Washington state

Most damage from storms reported this weekend was in the southwestern part of the state, which experienced its worst flooding in a decade, although a… Continue reading

Inslee rescinds affirmative action ban in state hiring

Gov. Jay Inslee said he will roll back a long-standing directive that restricts affirmative action in state hiring, contracting and education and announced… Continue reading

Katie Davis, left, and Jessica Garcia are the Olympic Angels case managers working with foster families and volunteers in Clallam and Jefferson counties. (April Thompson/Olympic Angels)
Katie Davis, left, and Jessica Garcia are the Olympic Angels case managers working with foster families and volunteers in Clallam and Jefferson counties. (April Thompson/Olympic Angels)

Overnight closures of Hood Canal Bridge planned

The state Department of Transportation has scheduled overnight closures of the Hood Canal Bridge on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. The bridge is set… Continue reading

Port Angeles Food Bank starts fundraising campaign

Facility planned to be a service hub