Port Townsend’s Fire Bell Tower stands over a city park that will soon receive some $15,000 in landscaping thanks to a donation accepted this week. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Fire Bell Tower park to be spruced up

Landscaper donates services to Port Townsend

Port Townsend’s Fire Bell Tower stands over a city park that will soon receive some $15,000 in landscaping thanks to a donation accepted this week. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Snow blankets the Toandos Peninsula, where high winds tore through trees, as seen in this photo from near Fisherman Harbor. (Photo courtesy Karen Grooms)

Highway 101 stretch stays closed

Repairs continue after ‘catastrophic’ damage

Snow blankets the Toandos Peninsula, where high winds tore through trees, as seen in this photo from near Fisherman Harbor. (Photo courtesy Karen Grooms)

Jan. 6 vigils set today in Sequim, Port Townsend

Indivisible Sequim will join the League of Women Voters of Jefferson County and other organizations across the country in hosting a vigil on… Continue reading

Kilmer hopes for federal funds for Highway 112 slides

Congressman discusses federal infrastructure bill

State orders 5.5 million at-home tests for public

More boosters, masks also in the works

Candlelight vigil planned in Port Townsend on Thursday

Along with holding a candlelight vigil Thursday afternoon, the League of Women Voters-Jefferson County encourages local residents to place candles in their… Continue reading

Commissioner’s move leaves vacancy on parks board

Clallam County Park & Recreation District No. 1 has a vacancy after a commissioner moved out of state. Commissioner Chuck Nagel moved away,… Continue reading

COVID-19 cases rise; lack of in-person meetings questioned

As confirmed COVID-19 cases continue to skyrocket on the North Olympic Peninsula, a Joyce couple questioned the need to continue conducting public meetings remotely during… Continue reading

David Faber

Faber new mayor in Port Townsend

Howard elected deputy mayor by council

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Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe seeks MAT committee member

The Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe is seeking a Sequim resident to serve on the Jamestown Healing Clinic Community Advisory Committee. The board oversees the… Continue reading

Sarah Doyle, the North Olympic Salmon Coalition’s program and partnership manager, demonstrates the planting of a tree near the Kilisut Harbor bridge between Marrowstone and Indian islands. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Sarah Doyle, the North Olympic Salmon Coalition’s program and partnership manager, demonstrates the planting of a tree near the Kilisut Harbor bridge between Marrowstone and Indian islands. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Web yard and garden series scheduled

Linda Gilkeson will present “Planning Your 12-Month Garden” at 10 a.m. Saturday. Gilkeson’s live webinar is the first presentation in the Jefferson… Continue reading

Icy roads prompt school closures

Quilcene School, 294715 U.S. Highway 101, is closed today for the second consecutive day due to weather and icy road conditions, according to a press… Continue reading

Fifty miles of Highway 101 remain closed on Tuesday

Crews work to clear highway after Sunday night snowstorm

From left to right, John Glass, Scott VanDyken, Rileigh VanDyken, 17, and Isaak VanDyken, 10, scrape and shovel snow and ice away from the VanDyken Family Dentistry building in the 600 block of east Eighth Street in Port Angeles. A total of nine people volunteered to clear the sidewalks as the holiday break came to an end. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

Clearing the sidewalk

By Dave Logan For Peninsula Daily News From left to right, John Glass, Scott VanDyken, Rileigh VanDyken, 17, and Isaak VanDyken, 10, scrape and shovel… Continue reading

From left to right, John Glass, Scott VanDyken, Rileigh VanDyken, 17, and Isaak VanDyken, 10, scrape and shovel snow and ice away from the VanDyken Family Dentistry building in the 600 block of east Eighth Street in Port Angeles. A total of nine people volunteered to clear the sidewalks as the holiday break came to an end. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

Commercial salal permit sale set for Wednesday

Permits for commercial-use salal will go on sale Wednesday at Olympic National Forest offices. Permit sales will begin at 9 a.m. at the… Continue reading