Grant to aid plans for housing

Tennis courts, public safety facility also discussed

Librarians Paige Wynkoop, in chair at left, and Emily Bufford, in chair at center, host Tuesday morning story time outside the Port Townsend Library. Both library staffers are new and planning youth-oriented activities this spring and summer. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Youth services librarian returns home for story time

Reading programs forthcoming for kids, teens, adults

Librarians Paige Wynkoop, in chair at left, and Emily Bufford, in chair at center, host Tuesday morning story time outside the Port Townsend Library. Both library staffers are new and planning youth-oriented activities this spring and summer. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Youth theater classes to start in Chimacum

Five-week sessions culminate in showcase for family and friends

Alaska Airlines: Masks now optional on flights

Alaska Airlines has said that masks will be optional on their flights after a federal judge in Florida voided the national COVID-19-related mask… Continue reading

Forks substation to be upgraded

Clallam County Public Utility District is soliciting bids for a nearly $550,000 electrical substation equipment replacement project. The PUD is seeking a contractor… Continue reading

Injured harbor porpoise found on Dungeness beach

Rare occurrence led to euthanasia

The new Creative Alliance at Fort Worden State Park includes, clockwise from left, Copper Canyon Press’ Joseph Bednarik; Heron Scott of the Port Townsend School of Woodworking; Renee Klein of Madrona MindBody Institute; Centrum’s Rob Birman; KPTZ’s Robert Ambrose, Copper Canyon’s George Knotek; KPTZ’s Kate Ingram; Corvidae Press’ Randy Arnest; Northwind Art’s Teresa Verraes and Fort Worden Public Development Authority Executive Director David Timmons. (Brian Goodman)

New Creative Alliance takes on building upkeep at Fort Worden

Group to relieve PDA of capital maintenance obligations

The new Creative Alliance at Fort Worden State Park includes, clockwise from left, Copper Canyon Press’ Joseph Bednarik; Heron Scott of the Port Townsend School of Woodworking; Renee Klein of Madrona MindBody Institute; Centrum’s Rob Birman; KPTZ’s Robert Ambrose, Copper Canyon’s George Knotek; KPTZ’s Kate Ingram; Corvidae Press’ Randy Arnest; Northwind Art’s Teresa Verraes and Fort Worden Public Development Authority Executive Director David Timmons. (Brian Goodman)

Power outage scheduled in Forks

Clallam County Public Utility District has scheduled a power outage in Forks from midnight to 6 a.m. Friday. Affected customers include those at… Continue reading

Jefferson Transit bus driver Lloyd Eisenman worked without a mask on his Port Townsend shuttle route Tuesday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Jefferson Transit bus driver Lloyd Eisenman worked without a mask on his Port Townsend shuttle route Tuesday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
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A son’s mission with a father’s support

Former youth pastor leads team to build Guatemalan houses, distribute wheelchairs

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Northwest Maritime Center to host event for prospective volunteers

The Northwest Maritime Center invites prospective volunteers to its spring kickoff from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. this Wednesday at the downtown… Continue reading

Housing grant approval expected

Port Angeles City Council to view funds to aid affordable homes

The Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe’s staff will receive authority to grant, deny or waive certifications of proposed federal licenses or permits that may discharge into waters of the United States once its plan is approved by the Environmental Protection Agency. This applies to its reservation and trust lands, such as surface waters on almost 645 acres including the Dungeness River, seen here in November 2020. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

EPA grants Jamestown water testing oversight on reservation, trust lands

Tribal staff must submit quality standards for federal approval

The Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe’s staff will receive authority to grant, deny or waive certifications of proposed federal licenses or permits that may discharge into waters of the United States once its plan is approved by the Environmental Protection Agency. This applies to its reservation and trust lands, such as surface waters on almost 645 acres including the Dungeness River, seen here in November 2020. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Grant Axling, 8, has his eyes set on a blue egg ready for plucking during an Easter egg hunt at Fairwinds Winery on Saturday. About 50 kids ranging in age from 2 to 8 took part in the first hunt on the winery grounds. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Let the hunt begin

By Steve Mullensky For Peninsula Daily News Grant Axling, 8, has his eyes set on a blue egg ready for plucking during an Easter egg… Continue reading

Grant Axling, 8, has his eyes set on a blue egg ready for plucking during an Easter egg hunt at Fairwinds Winery on Saturday. About 50 kids ranging in age from 2 to 8 took part in the first hunt on the winery grounds. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)
Children burst from the starting area in search if treat-filled plastic eggs during Saturday’s 44th annual KONP Easter Egg Hunt at the Clallam County Fairgrounds in Port Angeles. Hundreds of children and their parents took part in the event, which also featured a visit from the Easter Bunny and a drawing for prizes. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Let the Easter egg hunt begin

Children burst from the starting area in search if treat-filled plastic eggs during Saturday’s 44th annual KONP Easter Egg Hunt at the Clallam County Fairgrounds… Continue reading

Children burst from the starting area in search if treat-filled plastic eggs during Saturday’s 44th annual KONP Easter Egg Hunt at the Clallam County Fairgrounds in Port Angeles. Hundreds of children and their parents took part in the event, which also featured a visit from the Easter Bunny and a drawing for prizes. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Jean Walat, left, Larry Jensen and Ruth Asare are members of Jefferson County Immigrant Rights Advocates, which has established a sponsor circle to help three Afghan refugees resettle in Port Townsend. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News.

Afghan refugees begin again in Port Townsend

Immigrant Rights Advocates form sponsor circle

Jean Walat, left, Larry Jensen and Ruth Asare are members of Jefferson County Immigrant Rights Advocates, which has established a sponsor circle to help three Afghan refugees resettle in Port Townsend. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News.
The Port Angeles Food Bank was the March recipient of Jim’s Cares Monthly Charity at Jim’s Pharmacy in Port Angeles. 

The food bank’s mission is to nourish our community. 

Staff and customers at the pharmacy raised more than $628 to support the program. 

Rachel Anderson, left, from Jim’s Pharmacy, delivers a check Alexi Nelson, the food bank’s community engagement coordinator. 

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Charity of the month for Jim’s Pharmacy

The Port Angeles Food Bank was the March recipient of Jim’s Cares Monthly Charity at Jim’s Pharmacy in Port Angeles. The food bank’s mission is… Continue reading

The Port Angeles Food Bank was the March recipient of Jim’s Cares Monthly Charity at Jim’s Pharmacy in Port Angeles. 

The food bank’s mission is to nourish our community. 

Staff and customers at the pharmacy raised more than $628 to support the program. 

Rachel Anderson, left, from Jim’s Pharmacy, delivers a check Alexi Nelson, the food bank’s community engagement coordinator. 

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