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Jennifer Harris, demonstrating needle felting, is one of several artists participating in the Fiber Arts Festival “Interlaced Lore — Adventure, Fellowship, & Perseverance” exhibition’s final day at Sequim Museum & Arts on Saturday. (Submitted photo)

Art Beat to be part of Small Business Saturday

Community members are invited to celebrate creativity and collaboration while supporting local artists and art organizations with Art Beat Small Business Saturday, hosted… Continue reading

Jennifer Harris, demonstrating needle felting, is one of several artists participating in the Fiber Arts Festival “Interlaced Lore — Adventure, Fellowship, & Perseverance” exhibition’s final day at Sequim Museum & Arts on Saturday. (Submitted photo)
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)

Firefighters expected to leave Neah Bay today

Wildfires that forced the evacuation of about 100 people in Neah Bay on Thursday were just about wrapped up on Sunday with… Continue reading

Port Angeles High School Honor Society Advisor John Gallagher, left, poses with Port Angeles Education Academic Achievement Award recipients Liberty Lauer and Lily Halberg.

Foundation recognizes two high school seniors

Two students in the Port Angeles High School Class of 2023 have received the Port Angeles Education Foundation’s Academic Achievement Awards. “Liberty… Continue reading

Port Angeles High School Honor Society Advisor John Gallagher, left, poses with Port Angeles Education Academic Achievement Award recipients Liberty Lauer and Lily Halberg.
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Kathy Joyner, co-organizer of Toys for Sequim Kids, helps Jean Ann Houk size up a T-shirt for one of her children at the 2021 event in Sequim Prairie Grange. This year’s event is set for 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 14.
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Kathy Joyner, co-organizer of Toys for Sequim Kids, helps Jean Ann Houk size up a T-shirt for one of her children at the 2021 event in Sequim Prairie Grange. This year’s event is set for 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 14.

Port Angeles gives Field Hall ARPA funds

Clallam County to discuss allocation of federal funds today

Margaret “Maggie” O’Brien.

Port Angeles woman found dead

Natural causes suspected as cause of death

Margaret “Maggie” O’Brien.

Port Angeles approves tax hike

The Port Angeles City Council has voted unanimously to adopt a 1 percent property tax levy increase as well as an excess… Continue reading

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‘The essence of Elton John’ coming to Peninsula

Tribute concert theme is ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’

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A GROWING CONCERN: Recycle clippings into standout holiday decor

and then this week, wonderful sunny skies. Next week, Thursday in fact, family and friends gather for… Continue reading

DNR ends net pen aquaculture in state-owned waters

Order disrupts planned Port Angeles fish farm

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Downtown tree becomes Sequim’s Christmas tree

Lighting part of Hometown Holidays next weekend

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EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Breakfast meetings with networking and educational programs are held Tuesdays at 7:30 a.m. at Joshua’s Restaurant, 113 DelGuzzi Drive… Continue reading

Festival of Trees adds opening ceremonies

Bigger-than-life ornaments to be lit on Wednesday

Eli Hammel of the City of Port Angeles starts on Wednesday the three-day task of putting 10,000 lights on a Christmas tree while suspended in a lift bucket. The tree, which came from city property, will adorn the downtown Conrad Dyer plaza at the foot of Laurel Street. No tree-lighting ceremony is planned but Small Business Weekend is set after Thanksgiving. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

Holiday deals to be offered in Port Angeles

Downtown merchants will offer special deals during Small Business Weekend after Thanksgiving. Exclusive offers will be available for three days beginning Friday… Continue reading

Eli Hammel of the City of Port Angeles starts on Wednesday the three-day task of putting 10,000 lights on a Christmas tree while suspended in a lift bucket. The tree, which came from city property, will adorn the downtown Conrad Dyer plaza at the foot of Laurel Street. No tree-lighting ceremony is planned but Small Business Weekend is set after Thanksgiving. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

Thanksgiving Day newspaper to be published online only

The U.S. Postal Service is not working on Thanksgiving Day so the Peninsula Daily News will not be printed on paper or delivered to your… Continue reading

The Coast Guard flew over fires and took photographs of blazes near Cape Flattery. (U.S. Coast Guard)
The Coast Guard flew over fires and took photographs of blazes near Cape Flattery. (U.S. Coast Guard)