Jefferson County

A GROWING CONCERN: Master the art of watering

MY DEAR, DEAR friend Edna asked me to do an article on watering, due to the hot, sunny dry weather we now find ourselves in.… Continue reading

 

From left, Leland Gibson, Tucker Piontek and Jeff Matthews are lowered into the water aboard Fern, a Nordic folk boat commissioned by Michigan resident Charles Jahn, who was present to see his boat in the water for the first time on Friday at Port Townsend’s Boat Haven Marina. Fern was built over three years by three separate classes of students at The Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding. (Elijah Sussman/Peninsula Daily News)

Boat launched in Port Townsend

From left, Leland Gibson, Tucker Piontek and Jeff Matthews are lowered into the water aboard Fern, a Nordic folk boat commissioned by Michigan resident Charles… Continue reading

 

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

 

Road work set next week on state Highway 20

Maintenance crews from the state Department of Transportation will make repairs to the road surface on state Highway 20 between 9 a.m.… Continue reading

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

Abbot Construction’s crew responsible for crane lifting the two-story concrete walls pack up as new crew members move in for steel reinforcement on Monday. (Elijah Sussman/Peninsula Daily News)
Abbot Construction’s crew responsible for crane lifting the two-story concrete walls pack up as new crew members move in for steel reinforcement on Monday. (Elijah Sussman/Peninsula Daily News)

ISSUES OF FAITH: Hurry there on foot! Get healed!

MARK 6:30-34, 53-56 is the Gospel Reading for this Sunday, and one I’ve found particularly rich: It’s a story of how things just don’t go… Continue reading

Port Townsend to host planning event

The city of Port Townsend and SCJ Alliance will host an interactive planning studio Monday through Wednesday. The studio will be conducted… Continue reading

Sequim Lavender Festival tops weekend activities

The Sequim Lavender Festival and several plays and classes highlight weekend events on the North Olympic Peninsula. • The Sequim Lavender Festival returns to Carrie… Continue reading

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith.

Unity in Port Townsend planning for Sunday services

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith will present “Move at the Pace of Peace” at 11 a.m. Sunday. Douglas-Smith is the pastor at Unity… Continue reading

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith.

Weekly free outdoor concerts presented across the Peninsula

Free outdoor summer concerts will continue on the North Olympic Peninsula next week. Sun~Over Static will perform from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday in… Continue reading

August primary ballots mailed

Races to be narrowed to top two candidates

David Faber.
David Faber.

PAT NEAL: The perils of fire season

EVERY YEAR ABOUT this time, people who live in the woods start to get a little nervous. It’s like the old logger said. This might… Continue reading

State hopefuls address forum

Candidates discuss inflation, housing

Andrea Raymor, left, and Christine Cray, former owners of the Spruce Goose Cafe on Airport Road in Port Townsend, share a moment with the new owners of the cafe in the background, Ashley Owen, left, Vanessa McKenney, middle, and sister Kathryn McKenney during a break between cooking and waitressing. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Spruce Goose keeps new ownership in Port Townsend

Waitresses, cook purchase business, keep local institution

Andrea Raymor, left, and Christine Cray, former owners of the Spruce Goose Cafe on Airport Road in Port Townsend, share a moment with the new owners of the cafe in the background, Ashley Owen, left, Vanessa McKenney, middle, and sister Kathryn McKenney during a break between cooking and waitressing. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)
Ben Holmes will perform at Rainshadow Recording on Sunday evening.

Holmes to perform at Fort Worden on Sunday

Singer-Songwriter Ben Holmes will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Holmes will perform in the studio at Rainshadow Recording in Building 315 at… Continue reading

Ben Holmes will perform at Rainshadow Recording on Sunday evening.
Jefferson County Historical Society board president Ann Welch, lef,) and director of development and communications Alexandra Toombs at the Museum of Art + History. (Elijah Sussman/Peninsula Daily News)

Jefferson County history museum renovating space

Society plans to rotate exhibits annually

Jefferson County Historical Society board president Ann Welch, lef,) and director of development and communications Alexandra Toombs at the Museum of Art + History. (Elijah Sussman/Peninsula Daily News)