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Martha Worthley, of Mim and Poppy Design, shows a tablecloth she designed to Alisa Martin and daughter Etta-Pearl, during the Port Townsend Arts Guild Arts and Crafts Fair on Friday at the Port Townsend Community Center in the Uptown neighborhood. The fair continues today from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Port Townsend Arts Guild Arts and Crafts Fair ongoing

Martha Worthley, of Mim and Poppy Design, shows a tablecloth she designed to Alisa Martin and daughter Etta-Pearl, during the Port Townsend Arts Guild Arts… Continue reading

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Martha Worthley, of Mim and Poppy Design, shows a tablecloth she designed to Alisa Martin and daughter Etta-Pearl, during the Port Townsend Arts Guild Arts and Crafts Fair on Friday at the Port Townsend Community Center in the Uptown neighborhood. The fair continues today from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Commissioners concerned about potential ARPA recipients

County has unspent relief money but questions remain on where to put it

Sena Nucaro, left, and her son, Isaiah Breeden, both of Port Angeles, enjoy a traditional holiday meal during Wednesday’s Thanksgiving Eve lunch at the Port Angeles Salvation Army. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Free public Thanksgiving meals offered on Peninsula

Reservation limit reached for Tri-Area luncheon

Sena Nucaro, left, and her son, Isaiah Breeden, both of Port Angeles, enjoy a traditional holiday meal during Wednesday’s Thanksgiving Eve lunch at the Port Angeles Salvation Army. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Volunteer Doug Crabb of Sequim serves a tray of traditional fixings during a Thanksgiving Eve lunch at the Salvation Army’s soup kitchen on Wednesday in Port Angeles. The free meal was one of several being offered across the North Olympic Peninsula during the Thanksgiving holiday. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Queen of Angeles, Serenity House among events today

The Salvation Army offered a free community meal on Wednesday in what serves as a preview of special feasts today. Fifty-nine people,… Continue reading

Volunteer Doug Crabb of Sequim serves a tray of traditional fixings during a Thanksgiving Eve lunch at the Salvation Army’s soup kitchen on Wednesday in Port Angeles. The free meal was one of several being offered across the North Olympic Peninsula during the Thanksgiving holiday. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Pictured, left to right, are human resources director Heather Delplain along with Larsson Chapman, Bryanne Stewart and Camryn Smith. Alexis Rookard is not pictured.

Staff recognized at Olympic Medical Center

Olympic Medical Center recently presented employee recognition awards to four members of its human resources department. The honorees were Larsson Chapman, Alexis Rookard, Camryn Smith… Continue reading

Pictured, left to right, are human resources director Heather Delplain along with Larsson Chapman, Bryanne Stewart and Camryn Smith. Alexis Rookard is not pictured.

Stocks gain ahead of holiday

Stocks were higher on Wall Street in afternoon trading Wednesday, after the minutes from the Federal Reserve’s most recent policy meeting showed… Continue reading

  • Nov 24, 2022
  • By Damian J. Troise and Alex Veiga The Associated Press
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Peninsula Home Fund campaign kicks off on Thanksgiving Day

The annual campaign for Peninsula Home Fund donations begins Thursday. This will be the 33rd year that Peninsula Daily News has collected donations to create… Continue reading

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Free Thanksgiving dinners scheduled

Free community Thanksgiving meals are set for today and Thursday. The Salvation Army will serve a free community meal from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.… Continue reading

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A prefabricated Portland Loo public toilet is lowered into place on a pad at the edge of the Breezeway public parking lot in the 100 block of West Front Street in downtown Port Angeles on Tuesday. The unit, one of two being installed at the location, replaces the original concrete block public restroom that previously occupied the site, with a third slated for The Gateway transit center. The new facilities are ADA-compliant, require no winterization and will be open to the public 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Public toilet installed downtown Port Angeles

A prefabricated Portland Loo public toilet is lowered into place on a pad at the edge of the Breezeway public parking lot in the 100… Continue reading

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A prefabricated Portland Loo public toilet is lowered into place on a pad at the edge of the Breezeway public parking lot in the 100 block of West Front Street in downtown Port Angeles on Tuesday. The unit, one of two being installed at the location, replaces the original concrete block public restroom that previously occupied the site, with a third slated for The Gateway transit center. The new facilities are ADA-compliant, require no winterization and will be open to the public 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
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Megan Caldwell returns to Carrie Blake Community Park to work with her dad Bert to help place meal bags in vehicles during the Family Holiday Food Bag Distribution Day.

Sequim provides meal bags for Thanksgiving weekend

Community helps to provide food for 800-plus families

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Megan Caldwell returns to Carrie Blake Community Park to work with her dad Bert to help place meal bags in vehicles during the Family Holiday Food Bag Distribution Day.
A crew from Asplundh Tree Expert company, Jason Johnson, Roy Hunt and John Cabrere, load tree branches into a chipper as they perform power line maintenance for the Jefferson County Public Utilities District on Tuesday afternoon along Sims Way in Port Townsend. These are the same poplar trees that are slated for removal, at a later date, by the Port of Port Townsend to make room for future expansion. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Tree trimming

A crew from Asplundh Tree Expert company, Jason Johnson, Roy Hunt and John Cabrere, load tree branches into a chipper as they perform power line… Continue reading

A crew from Asplundh Tree Expert company, Jason Johnson, Roy Hunt and John Cabrere, load tree branches into a chipper as they perform power line maintenance for the Jefferson County Public Utilities District on Tuesday afternoon along Sims Way in Port Townsend. These are the same poplar trees that are slated for removal, at a later date, by the Port of Port Townsend to make room for future expansion. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)
Terri Wood of First Federal, left, and Trisha Parker of Port Angeles Realty, right, join more than a dozen volunteers in cold conditions to help clean up Veterans Park on Lincoln Street. The Port Angeles Association of Realtors joined 4PA to spruce up organic material, trash and graffiti on many walls. (Dave Logan/For Peninsula Daily News)

Cleaning up the park

Terri Wood of First Federal, left, and Trisha Parker of Port Angeles Realty, right, join more than a dozen volunteers in cold conditions to help… Continue reading

Terri Wood of First Federal, left, and Trisha Parker of Port Angeles Realty, right, join more than a dozen volunteers in cold conditions to help clean up Veterans Park on Lincoln Street. The Port Angeles Association of Realtors joined 4PA to spruce up organic material, trash and graffiti on many walls. (Dave Logan/For Peninsula Daily News)

Officials concerned over impacts from scheduled WSDOT projects

Bridge closures, limited traffic likely to affect residents, businesses

Danielle Osmum, left, and Dina Concepion, both from Las Vegas, walk safely along the newly defined pedestrian, bike and handicapped lane on Harbor Defense Way at Fort Worden State Park earlier this month. The markers were paid for by the Friends of Fort Worden by a donation of one of their members. The new installation is expected to last at least 10 years or longer. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Safety lane

Danielle Osmum, left, and Dina Concepion, both from Las Vegas, walk safely along the newly defined pedestrian, bike and handicapped lane on Harbor Defense Way… Continue reading

Danielle Osmum, left, and Dina Concepion, both from Las Vegas, walk safely along the newly defined pedestrian, bike and handicapped lane on Harbor Defense Way at Fort Worden State Park earlier this month. The markers were paid for by the Friends of Fort Worden by a donation of one of their members. The new installation is expected to last at least 10 years or longer. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)
An oversized ornament for the opening ceremony at 5 p.m. Wednesday for the 32nd annual Festival of Trees this coming weekend is put in place on Sunday at the Vern Burton Community Center in Port Angeles, with volunteer Ricki Smith in the bucket, Matt Williams working inside the 14-foot-tall ornament and Laci Williams watching. Four of the huge round ornaments, a 20-foot-tall tree and two fountains donated by Microsoft to the Olympic Medical Center Foundation, will be lit up outside the community center during a free 20-minute ceremony that also will include performances by the Port Angeles Symphony, Ballet Workshop and Ghostlight Productions. A limited number of tickets, which will provide seats under cover outside and a sneak preview of the trees to be auctioned off on Friday, are available for $20 by going to omcf.org. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

Festival ornaments

An oversized ornament for the opening ceremony at 5 p.m. Wednesday for the 32nd annual Festival of Trees this coming weekend is put in place… Continue reading

An oversized ornament for the opening ceremony at 5 p.m. Wednesday for the 32nd annual Festival of Trees this coming weekend is put in place on Sunday at the Vern Burton Community Center in Port Angeles, with volunteer Ricki Smith in the bucket, Matt Williams working inside the 14-foot-tall ornament and Laci Williams watching. Four of the huge round ornaments, a 20-foot-tall tree and two fountains donated by Microsoft to the Olympic Medical Center Foundation, will be lit up outside the community center during a free 20-minute ceremony that also will include performances by the Port Angeles Symphony, Ballet Workshop and Ghostlight Productions. A limited number of tickets, which will provide seats under cover outside and a sneak preview of the trees to be auctioned off on Friday, are available for $20 by going to omcf.org. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)