Jefferson County

Cindy Rice of Port Ludlow drops off her ballot for the Nov. 3 general election on Thursday at the walk-up drop box in front of the Jefferson County Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson St. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Voter turnout already approaching 40 percent on Peninsula

Drop boxes picked up multiple times per day, officials say

 

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Jefferson EDC extends grant deadline

Applications due Sunday at midnight; small businesses, nonprofits eligible

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League of Women Voters offers voting tools

With voting under way in Washington state for the Nov. 3 general election, the League of Women Voters is offering a number of resources to… Continue reading

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Don’t expect a COVID-19 vaccine until 2021

Health care workers and first responders first priority

Aiming to observe fish as part of her marine biology studies, an eighth-grade student in Port Townsend's OCEAN alternative learning program walks through waves off North Beach County Park on a crisp, sunny October afternoon Wednesday. (Nicholas Johnson/Peninsula Daily News)

Lesson in the waves

Aiming to observe fish as part of her marine biology studies, an eighth-grade student in Port Townsend’s OCEAN alternative learning program walks through waves off… Continue reading

Aiming to observe fish as part of her marine biology studies, an eighth-grade student in Port Townsend's OCEAN alternative learning program walks through waves off North Beach County Park on a crisp, sunny October afternoon Wednesday. (Nicholas Johnson/Peninsula Daily News)

Sequim man, coworkers help save canoers near Port Townsend

‘I’ve never done anything like this. It just had to be done.’

Vehicles are loaded onto the MV Salish ferry boat at the terminal in Port Townsend earlier this month. Cost-saving options floated by the state Department of Transportation for the 2021-23 budget include pulling the Salish from service, which would leave the Port Townsend-Coupeville route with one boat. (Nicholas Johnson/Peninsula Daily News)

Leaders unite to prevent ferry cuts

Agencies team up on impact study to aid lobbying

Vehicles are loaded onto the MV Salish ferry boat at the terminal in Port Townsend earlier this month. Cost-saving options floated by the state Department of Transportation for the 2021-23 budget include pulling the Salish from service, which would leave the Port Townsend-Coupeville route with one boat. (Nicholas Johnson/Peninsula Daily News)

Local churches to stream services online

List includes Port Angeles, Sequim, Port Townsend and Chimacum

Residents await the collection of ballots from the JCPenney parking lot at 651 W. Washington St. on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. Early returns filled at least two Clallam County drop boxes to capacity last week. (Photo courtesy of Barb Hanna)
Residents await the collection of ballots from the JCPenney parking lot at 651 W. Washington St. on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. Early returns filled at least two Clallam County drop boxes to capacity last week. (Photo courtesy of Barb Hanna)

DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: Safe passage for wildlife and humans

INSTEAD OF DREADING the soggy Sunday, I went diving into the rain. Yes, I made a plan to explore Port Townsend’s Quimper Wildlife Corridor at… Continue reading

Fort Worden Advisory Committee seeks applicants for 2 positions

PORT TOWNSEND – The Fort Worden Advisory Committee is seeking qualified applicants for two at-large positions that are for three-year terms beginning in January. Applications… Continue reading

Jobless rate falls on Peninsula

Unemployment down by at least one percentage point for second month

PAT NEAL: October fishing madness

IT WAS ANOTHER tough week in the news. An invasion of desperate anglers spread quickly across the Olympic Peninsula from the Dungeness River, west to… Continue reading

Dan Brooks of Port Angeles, left, checks out books with assistance from customer service representative Jay Averill at the front door of the Port Angeles Public Library on Tuesday. The North Olympic Library System will allow some in-person browsing beginning next month. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Peninsula libraries working on in-person service

Earliest possible openings coming in mid-November

Dan Brooks of Port Angeles, left, checks out books with assistance from customer service representative Jay Averill at the front door of the Port Angeles Public Library on Tuesday. The North Olympic Library System will allow some in-person browsing beginning next month. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Port Townsend extends streatery permit program

Move allows restaurants to continue operating in public spaces

Searches continue for missing Jefferson County men

Efforts complicated by shallow waters, shifting weather