Jefferson County

A Jefferson County Search and Rescue team waits at a Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office command post as plans are developed to access the site of a plane crash on Wednesday southwest of Gardiner. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Small aircraft goes down near Gardiner

Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies located a crash site of a small plane about 5:20 p.m. Wednesday and were trying to figure out a… Continue reading

 

COVID-19 case rates are trending downward

Health officers encourages vaccines before school starts

 

PAT NEAL: The bug sacrifice

OF THE MANY phobias I cultivate, such as the fear of the government, fear of the mailbox and the fear of work, to name a… Continue reading

 

Eleanor Stopps award nominations sought

Nominations for the 2022 Eleanor Stopps Environmental Leadership Award are sought by the Port Townsend Marine Science Center. Nominations must be submitted… Continue reading

Three members of an orca family swim off the east shore of the National Wildlife Reserve on Protection Island near Port Townsend on Monday. Southern Resident orcas have only 74 members and are listed as an endangered species. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Southern Residents spotted

Three members of an orca family swim off the east shore of the National Wildlife Reserve on Protection Island near Port Townsend on Monday. Southern… Continue reading

Three members of an orca family swim off the east shore of the National Wildlife Reserve on Protection Island near Port Townsend on Monday. Southern Resident orcas have only 74 members and are listed as an endangered species. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Ban from Port Townsend pool sparks debate

Acess to locker rooms divides community

Centrum Acoustic Blues faculty, from left, Carl Leyland, Rodrigo Mantovani, Andrew Alli and Jimmy Vivino play a set during the Acoustic Blues Showcase at McCurdy Pavilion on Saturday. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Blues set

Centrum Acoustic Blues faculty, from left, Carl Leyland, Rodrigo Mantovani, Andrew Alli and Jimmy Vivino play a set during the Acoustic Blues Showcase at McCurdy… Continue reading

Centrum Acoustic Blues faculty, from left, Carl Leyland, Rodrigo Mantovani, Andrew Alli and Jimmy Vivino play a set during the Acoustic Blues Showcase at McCurdy Pavilion on Saturday. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Clallam County approves security staffing

Agency will take over at courthouse this year

Fort Worden meeting

The Fort Worden Public Development Authority board will discuss proposed changes to term lengths for current board members during a special meeting… Continue reading

Primary election numbers updated in Clallam County

The Clallam County Auditor’s Office performed another count of Tuesday’s primary election ballots on Monday, for a total voter turnout of 29,150 ballots, or 50.9… Continue reading

Sims Way project ideas are presented

Final decision could be made Sept. 12

A GROWING CONCERN: Work now to see the fruits of your effort

WE HAVE ALL heard the phrase, “if you don’t like the weather, wait an hour and it will change!” Well this year, wait a week… Continue reading

Erica Iseminger of Chimacum, on the ladder, hangs a piece at the Mead Werks with help from, from left. Erika Wurm of Port Townsend, Jeri Auty, of Port Ludlow and Caryl Fallert-Gentry of Port Townsend.  The exhibit of work by Peninsula Fiber Artists, "Anything Goes,”opens today at the Mead Werks at Wilderbee Farm.  It includes artists from Port Townsend, Port Ludlow, Chimacum, Bainbridge Island and Sequim. It is open Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. at 223 Cook Ave Ext., Port Townsend.

Exhibit opens at Mead Werks

Erica Iseminger of Chimacum, on the ladder, hangs a piece at the Mead Werks with help from Erika Wurm, left, of Port Townsend, Jeri Auty,… Continue reading

Erica Iseminger of Chimacum, on the ladder, hangs a piece at the Mead Werks with help from, from left. Erika Wurm of Port Townsend, Jeri Auty, of Port Ludlow and Caryl Fallert-Gentry of Port Townsend.  The exhibit of work by Peninsula Fiber Artists, "Anything Goes,”opens today at the Mead Werks at Wilderbee Farm.  It includes artists from Port Townsend, Port Ludlow, Chimacum, Bainbridge Island and Sequim. It is open Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. at 223 Cook Ave Ext., Port Townsend.

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

In-person meeting 7:30 a.m. Tuesday at Joshua’s Restaurant, 113 DelGuzzi Drive (off U.S. Highway 101) in east Port Angeles.… Continue reading

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Sarah Shea, right, and members of her band, Chez Jazz, from left, Ed Donohue, Joe D'Enrone and Al Harris, perform at Wednesday's Concert on the Pier music series at Port Angeles City Pier. The weekly free music series, presented by the Juan de Fuca Foundation for the Arts and sponsored by Erika Ralston Word/Windermere Real Estate, D.A. Davidson, the Elwha River Casino and the Peninsula Daily News, continues next Wednesday with the Bread and Gravy Quartet.

Free summer concerts spread music on Peninsula

Free, outdoor summer concerts are planned next week on the North Olympic Peninsula. The concerts are Tuesdays in Sequim, Wednesdays in Port Angeles and Thursdays… Continue reading

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Sarah Shea, right, and members of her band, Chez Jazz, from left, Ed Donohue, Joe D'Enrone and Al Harris, perform at Wednesday's Concert on the Pier music series at Port Angeles City Pier. The weekly free music series, presented by the Juan de Fuca Foundation for the Arts and sponsored by Erika Ralston Word/Windermere Real Estate, D.A. Davidson, the Elwha River Casino and the Peninsula Daily News, continues next Wednesday with the Bread and Gravy Quartet.
Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News
The largest audience of the summer showed up for the final Free Fridays at the Fort blues concert by performed by musicians Jayy Hopp, left, and Andrew Alli on the Commons at Fort Worden State Park on Friday. That night, the The Port Townsend Acoustic Blues Festival also hosted Blues in the Clubs. Today, the Centrum program will present the Acoustic Blues Showcase Concert on Littlefield Green outside the McCurdy Pavilion at 1:30 p.m. and host another Blues in the Clubs tonight. For information, and tickets, see https://centrum.org/programs/blues/.

Peninsula Blues in Port Townsend

The largest audience of the summer showed up for the final Free Fridays at the Fort blues concert by performed by musicians Jayy Hopp, left,… Continue reading

Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News
The largest audience of the summer showed up for the final Free Fridays at the Fort blues concert by performed by musicians Jayy Hopp, left, and Andrew Alli on the Commons at Fort Worden State Park on Friday. That night, the The Port Townsend Acoustic Blues Festival also hosted Blues in the Clubs. Today, the Centrum program will present the Acoustic Blues Showcase Concert on Littlefield Green outside the McCurdy Pavilion at 1:30 p.m. and host another Blues in the Clubs tonight. For information, and tickets, see https://centrum.org/programs/blues/.
Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News
Naming a classroom after her late husband, former Northwest Maritime Center executive director Stan Cummings, is the best way to honor the memory of a man who spent his life promoting education and encouraging life-long learning says Sigrid Cummings. The couple had been married 31 years when Stan Cummings was killed in a bicycling accident in 2021.

Stan Cummings remembered with classroom named in his honor

Late Northwest Maritime Center executive director dedicated to encouraging life-long learning

Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News
Naming a classroom after her late husband, former Northwest Maritime Center executive director Stan Cummings, is the best way to honor the memory of a man who spent his life promoting education and encouraging life-long learning says Sigrid Cummings. The couple had been married 31 years when Stan Cummings was killed in a bicycling accident in 2021.

Todd Ortloff Show guests this week

Here is this week’s schedule for the 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Todd Ortloff Show on KONP 1450 AM, 101.7 FM in… Continue reading