Clallam County

Hood Canal Bridge to be closed Thursday night

The Hood Canal Bridge will be closed to vehicular traffic intermittently from 11 p.m. Thursday through 4 a.m. Friday, the state Department of… Continue reading

Al Lynn, a volunteer with the Sequim PC Users Group, is one of several people refurbishing computers to give to those in need. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Personal computer group seeks those who need the technology

Ample refurbished desktops available for those in need

Al Lynn, a volunteer with the Sequim PC Users Group, is one of several people refurbishing computers to give to those in need. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Ryan French, Jim’s home health director, hands a $558.86 check to Hermina Solomon of the Port Angeles Food Bank. The food bank was the January recipient of Jim’s Cares Monthly Charity. The funds are raised through monetary donations, used book sales, donated employee casual days and a percentage of over-the-counter sales at Jim’s.

Donation to Port Angeles Food Bank

Peninsula Daily News Ryan French, Jim’s Pharmacy home health director, hands a $558.86 check to Hermina Solomon of the Port Angeles Food Bank. The food… Continue reading

Ryan French, Jim’s home health director, hands a $558.86 check to Hermina Solomon of the Port Angeles Food Bank. The food bank was the January recipient of Jim’s Cares Monthly Charity. The funds are raised through monetary donations, used book sales, donated employee casual days and a percentage of over-the-counter sales at Jim’s.
Ballet Victoria — whose dancers have included Julia Jones Whitehead and Tymin McKeown, seen in 2019 — is among the dozens of performing ensembles to appear in the 2021 Juan de Fuca Festival, a blend of in-person and virtual shows May 28-31. Passes for the virtual festival are on sale now. Tickets for in-person shows will be available later this month. For information about the festival and its COVID-19 safety protocols, see JFFA.org under the Festival menu; the Juan de Fuca Foundation office phone is 360-457-5411. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Festival passes on sale

whose dancers have included Julia Jones Whitehead and Tymin McKeown, seen in 2019 — is among the dozens of performing ensembles to… Continue reading

Ballet Victoria — whose dancers have included Julia Jones Whitehead and Tymin McKeown, seen in 2019 — is among the dozens of performing ensembles to appear in the 2021 Juan de Fuca Festival, a blend of in-person and virtual shows May 28-31. Passes for the virtual festival are on sale now. Tickets for in-person shows will be available later this month. For information about the festival and its COVID-19 safety protocols, see JFFA.org under the Festival menu; the Juan de Fuca Foundation office phone is 360-457-5411. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Friends of the Sequim Library to hold book sale

The Friends of the Sequim Library will conduct a book sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The sale… Continue reading

Bob Crain will discuss fungicide use at noon Thursday

Green Thumb lecture to focus on fungicides

Bob Crain will present “A Common Sense Guide to Fungicide Use” online at noon on Thursday. The free lecture… Continue reading

Bob Crain will discuss fungicide use at noon Thursday

Ice skating free for active duty military on Friday

Active duty military members and their families will be able to skate for free on Friday at the Winter… Continue reading

Jefferson County Commissioner Heidi Eisenhour.

Letter supports breaching dams

Jefferson County Commissioners encourage implementation of controversial proposal

Jefferson County Commissioner Heidi Eisenhour.

Port Angeles Harbor cleanup plan to be discussed

Public meeting to cover damage asssessment, restoration

Maintenance crews from the state Department of Transportation replaced damaged guardrail and repaired some of the ditches Monday along the eastbound U.S. Highway 101 offramp to state Highway 117 in Port Angeles. The road was closed through the afternoon as drivers followed a detour via South Airport Road and West Lauridsen Boulevard. (Washington State Department of Transportation)

Roadside repairs

Peninsula Daily News Maintenance crews from the state Department of Transportation replaced damaged guardrail and repaired some of the ditches Monday along the eastbound U.S.… Continue reading

Maintenance crews from the state Department of Transportation replaced damaged guardrail and repaired some of the ditches Monday along the eastbound U.S. Highway 101 offramp to state Highway 117 in Port Angeles. The road was closed through the afternoon as drivers followed a detour via South Airport Road and West Lauridsen Boulevard. (Washington State Department of Transportation)

Arson arraignment delayed for mental health check

A 29-year-old woman’s mental health will be evaluated to determine the direction of first-degree arson and residential burglary charges against her. Amanda… Continue reading

The First Presbyterian Church of Port Angeles held an Easter Sunrise Service modified to meet COVID-19 protocols. Almost 50 worshippers gathered in a circle near the back entrance of the church at 7 a.m. in 40-degree but sunny weather. The group sang songs and heard the story of Jesus' resurrection. The Rev. Matt Paul, in beret, lead the service while Bruce Emery led the music. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

Easter Sunrise Service

Dave Logan For Peninsula Daily News The First Presbyterian Church of Port Angeles held an Easter Sunrise Service modified to meet COVID-19 protocols. Almost 50… Continue reading

The First Presbyterian Church of Port Angeles held an Easter Sunrise Service modified to meet COVID-19 protocols. Almost 50 worshippers gathered in a circle near the back entrance of the church at 7 a.m. in 40-degree but sunny weather. The group sang songs and heard the story of Jesus' resurrection. The Rev. Matt Paul, in beret, lead the service while Bruce Emery led the music. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)
Sequim Irrigation Festival’s 2021 royalty get their first look at the float set for this year’s schedule of parades at a reveal event on Saturday at 7 Cedars Hotel and Casino. Pictured, from left, are princesses Allie Gale and Zoee Kuperus, queen Hannah Hampton and princess Sydney VanProyen. The float bears the theme “A Place For You to Rome,” complete with Roman architecture and designs overseen by longtime float builder/coordinator Guy Horton. The reveal preceded the annual Kick Off Dinner and Auction, a major annual fundraiser for the festival. With some COVID-related restrictions still in place, most of the events have been moved to May 8. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Irrigation Festival float

Sequim’s annual Irrigation Festival, Washington state’s longest continuous community festival now in its 126th year, kicked off the parade season with the float reveal at… Continue reading

Sequim Irrigation Festival’s 2021 royalty get their first look at the float set for this year’s schedule of parades at a reveal event on Saturday at 7 Cedars Hotel and Casino. Pictured, from left, are princesses Allie Gale and Zoee Kuperus, queen Hannah Hampton and princess Sydney VanProyen. The float bears the theme “A Place For You to Rome,” complete with Roman architecture and designs overseen by longtime float builder/coordinator Guy Horton. The reveal preceded the annual Kick Off Dinner and Auction, a major annual fundraiser for the festival. With some COVID-related restrictions still in place, most of the events have been moved to May 8. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Plans to expand Sequim’s Marine and Coastal Research Laboratory are in early stages, but the biggest priority is connecting to the City of Sequim’s water and sewer lines so the site can support more people and projects, said Genevra Harker-Klimes, director of coastal sciences for the Sequim lab. (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)

National laboratory in Sequim planning facilities expansion

Contractors sought for both current and future projects

Plans to expand Sequim’s Marine and Coastal Research Laboratory are in early stages, but the biggest priority is connecting to the City of Sequim’s water and sewer lines so the site can support more people and projects, said Genevra Harker-Klimes, director of coastal sciences for the Sequim lab. (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)
Our weather here is idea  for all "Cole crops." Be it seeds, plants or ideally both — now is the time to plant. Our own Peninsula local greenhouse, Sunny Farms, also produces many of its own vegetable starts right here, helping to acclimatize these plants even further, which is a real bonus. Andrew May/For Peninsula Daily News

A GROWING CONCERN: Get ahead with cabbages

SINCE I STRAINED the limits last week trying to connect the madness of basketball in March to vegetable gardening, let me begin today by starting… Continue reading

Our weather here is idea  for all "Cole crops." Be it seeds, plants or ideally both — now is the time to plant. Our own Peninsula local greenhouse, Sunny Farms, also produces many of its own vegetable starts right here, helping to acclimatize these plants even further, which is a real bonus. Andrew May/For Peninsula Daily News

Bus passes available at NOLS branch

Clallam Transit bus passes can now be purchased at the Clallam Bay branch of the North Olympic Library System. The monthly passes… Continue reading