Richard Maxwell stretches before his Friday workout at the Port Townsend Athletic Club, which is about to double its capacity as North Olympic Peninsula gyms move into Phase 2 of the state's economic recovery plan. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

Restrictions eased for workout facilities

It’s about to get easier to work out or join a yoga class. Movies on the big screen, however, are still somewhere on the horizon.… Continue reading

Richard Maxwell stretches before his Friday workout at the Port Townsend Athletic Club, which is about to double its capacity as North Olympic Peninsula gyms move into Phase 2 of the state's economic recovery plan. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News
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U.S. Postal Service letter carrier Melinda McCoy makes her rounds on North Laurel Street in a snow-covered downtown Port Angeles on Saturday morning after several inches of snow blanketed the area  Friday night and into Saturday.

Snow blankets Peninsula; storm expected to turn slushy today

Snowfall depth varies greatly across Clallam, Jefferson counties

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U.S. Postal Service letter carrier Melinda McCoy makes her rounds on North Laurel Street in a snow-covered downtown Port Angeles on Saturday morning after several inches of snow blanketed the area  Friday night and into Saturday.

Virtual legal aid clinic offered

Clallam-Jefferson County Pro Bono Lawyers will conduct a legal aid clinic from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 27. For the first… Continue reading

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Man hurt after car lands in Hoh River

A California man whose Chevy sedan went airborne off U.S. Highway 101 before landing in the Hoh River almost 300 feet away remained… Continue reading

EYE ON JEFFERSON: County considers homeless facilities

The three Jefferson County commissioners will conduct a public hearing on interim zoning regulations for a siting establishment, and operation of temporary homeless facilities in… Continue reading

Members of the Community Emergency Response Team talk with patients at the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe’s COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Feb. 4. The dose 2 clinic scheduled for Saturday has been cancelled because of expected inclement weather. Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Vaccination clinics canceled this weekend in Port Angeles, Sequim, Forks

Vaccination clinics in Port Angeles, Sequim and Forks have been canceled this weekend because of expected snow and high winds. All appointments for Port Angeles… Continue reading

Members of the Community Emergency Response Team talk with patients at the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe’s COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Feb. 4. The dose 2 clinic scheduled for Saturday has been cancelled because of expected inclement weather. Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group
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Port Angeles Farmers Market cancelled

The Port Angeles Farmers Market set for Saturday has been cancelled. The market, held year round in The Gateway pavilion at the… Continue reading

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Sequim School District tells of complaints against administrators

Gender discrimination, sexual harassment alleged

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Bentinck Range plans activity

The Royal Canadian Navy has announced that the land-based demolition range at Bentinck Island will be in use from Wednesday, Feb. 17,… Continue reading

Sequim city manager Charlie Bush’s final day with the municipality is Feb. 13. (Photo courtesy of City of Sequim)

Bush’s last day as Sequim city manager is today

Some call for mayor to step down; others defend Armacost

Sequim city manager Charlie Bush’s final day with the municipality is Feb. 13. (Photo courtesy of City of Sequim)

Friends of the Sequim Library book sale canceled

The Friends of the Sequim Library have canceled its book sale scheduled for Saturday due to concerns about adverse weather and poor driving… Continue reading

Barber Debbie Hinton of Port Townsend's Victorian Clipper barbershop had a vintage truck towed in from Chimacum decades ago, with the intention of planting a garden in it. These days it's a changing holiday display festooned in February with Valentine's Day decor. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Holiday decor

Barber Debbie Hinton of Port Townsend’s Victorian Clipper barbershop had a vintage truck towed in from Chimacum decades ago, with the intention of planting a… Continue reading

Barber Debbie Hinton of Port Townsend's Victorian Clipper barbershop had a vintage truck towed in from Chimacum decades ago, with the intention of planting a garden in it. These days it's a changing holiday display festooned in February with Valentine's Day decor. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Judge: Police budget cuts risk violating federal pact

A federal judge overseeing police reforms in Seattle has warned that efforts to defund the police department could put the… Continue reading

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Rayonier site cleanup plan upgraded

Toxic soil will still remain

Sequim city council member talks about town’s image

Sequim Council member Brandon Janisse brought up concerns about Sequim’s recent reputation during the last council meeting. Janisse spoke briefly on the topic… Continue reading

City of Sequim staff will begin negotiations to bring a fireworks show to Carrie Blake Community Park on Independence Day. In non-pandemic years, Sequim hosts fireworks each May for the Sequim Irrigation Festival Logging Show, as seen here in 2018. Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group file photo

Sequim in negotiations for holiday show

Contingency plan allows for other dates if pandemic persists

City of Sequim staff will begin negotiations to bring a fireworks show to Carrie Blake Community Park on Independence Day. In non-pandemic years, Sequim hosts fireworks each May for the Sequim Irrigation Festival Logging Show, as seen here in 2018. Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group file photo

Styrofoam recycling postponed

Due to the forecast for snow, the Styrofoam recycling event set for this Saturday at Port Townsend’s Safeway has been postponed to… Continue reading

Together We Read book club online

The North Olympic Library System has partnered with the Together We Read online book club to sponsor a community read and online… Continue reading

A pedestrian walks along a section of the Waterfront Trail east of downtown Port Angeles as a light snow falls on Thursday afternoon. Many areas of the North Olympic Peninsula were delivered with a taste of winter weather with additional snowfall expected across the region this weekend. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Wintry walk

A pedestrian walks along a section of the Waterfront Trail east of downtown Port Angeles as a light snow falls on Thursday afternoon. Many areas… Continue reading

A pedestrian walks along a section of the Waterfront Trail east of downtown Port Angeles as a light snow falls on Thursday afternoon. Many areas of the North Olympic Peninsula were delivered with a taste of winter weather with additional snowfall expected across the region this weekend. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)