Jefferson County

Lilly Gulden checks that the are lights are glowing on a metal Christmas tree skeleton while Jefferson County Fairgrounds manager Danny McEnerney paints lettering for a display all in preparation of the opening of the Magic of Christmas event at the fairgrounds on Thursday. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Magic of Christmas to open Thursday at fairgrounds

Reindeer highlight free festival through weekend

 

Official: Pool, golf course projects could complement each other

Input sessions in progress with next one Dec. 20

 

Claire Quigley Neal

PAT NEAL: Pearl Harbor Day or how my mom won the war

“DECEMBER 7, 1941— a day which will live in infamy.” President Roosevelt said these words many years ago. Today, Dec. 7 might mean one less… Continue reading

 

Mike Chapman.

Police, housing to be priorities

Chapman outlines Democrats’ plans

Mike Chapman.

2022 Woman of Excellence to be announced

The Port Townsend branch of the American Association of University Women will announce its 2022 Woman of Excellence during a holiday luncheon… Continue reading

Chamber of Jefferson County aims to bring back its Young Professionals group

Members sought for task force that will help relaunch vision

First Fed Foundation awards $400,000 in fall grants

First Fed Foundation has awarded 22 organizations a total of $400,000 in funding in its fall grant cycle. “The nonprofits receiving grants… Continue reading

Erin Kluck of Port Townsend watches as her son Kaspar, 4, gives Santa Claus a high five during Saturday’s Uptown Port Townsend Farmers Market. Santa, aka Bryan Hood, said he’ll be manning the Crusty Crumb bakery table again, as the last two farmers markets of the year happen this Saturday and on Dec. 17. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/For Peninsula Daily News)

Give me five

Erin Kluck of Port Townsend watches as her son Kaspar, 4, gives Santa Claus a high five during Saturday’s Uptown Port Townsend Farmers Market. Santa,… Continue reading

Erin Kluck of Port Townsend watches as her son Kaspar, 4, gives Santa Claus a high five during Saturday’s Uptown Port Townsend Farmers Market. Santa, aka Bryan Hood, said he’ll be manning the Crusty Crumb bakery table again, as the last two farmers markets of the year happen this Saturday and on Dec. 17. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/For Peninsula Daily News)

Jefferson Transit to discuss board composition

The Jefferson Transit Authority Board will discuss the composition of the board during a special meeting at 1:30 p.m. today. The hybrid… Continue reading

Repair shop to close Dec. 23

The Recyclery to focus on cycling programs

George Marie and Michael D’Alessandro of Port Townsend were introduced Sunday as the new owners of the Rose Theatre. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/for Peninsula Daily News)

Local couple purchases Rose Theatre

Marie: ‘I’m serious. Let’s buy it’

George Marie and Michael D’Alessandro of Port Townsend were introduced Sunday as the new owners of the Rose Theatre. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/for Peninsula Daily News)
Santa waves to his fans as he arrives at Haller Fountain aboard the Kiwanis Choo Choo in downtown Port Townsend on Saturday to oversee the lighting of the community tree. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Port Townsend Santa, tree-lighting draws visitors

‘They don’t do Christmas like this where we’re from’

Santa waves to his fans as he arrives at Haller Fountain aboard the Kiwanis Choo Choo in downtown Port Townsend on Saturday to oversee the lighting of the community tree. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

A GROWING CONCERN: Set your sights on Christmas poinsettias

my deceased parents and the greenhouse I… Continue reading

EJFR to expand ability to help

City-hosted grant adds ‘tools to toolbox’

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

Diane Urbani de la Paz/for Peninsula Daily News
A runner starts his ascent Friday on the Taylor Street stairs in downtown Port Townsend, where the city's Christmas tree stands ready for lighting at about 4:30 p.m. today. Santa will arrive on the Kiwanis Choo Choo after listening  to the children's requests at Flagship Landing earlier in the day, Caroling with the Wild Rose Choral and ornament-making at the Tyler Street Plazas tent also are planned today.

Holiday preparations in Port Townsend

A runner starts his ascent Friday on the Taylor Street stairs in downtown Port Townsend, where the city’s Christmas tree stands ready for lighting at… Continue reading

Diane Urbani de la Paz/for Peninsula Daily News
A runner starts his ascent Friday on the Taylor Street stairs in downtown Port Townsend, where the city's Christmas tree stands ready for lighting at about 4:30 p.m. today. Santa will arrive on the Kiwanis Choo Choo after listening  to the children's requests at Flagship Landing earlier in the day, Caroling with the Wild Rose Choral and ornament-making at the Tyler Street Plazas tent also are planned today.

Jefferson County considers carbon leases

Junior taxing districts concerned about timber revene

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

Budgets before county commissions

Government meetings across North Olympic Peninsula

Clean Fuel Standard and Climate Commitment Act set to launch Jan. 1

Regulations intended to meet emissions goals