Jefferson County

Grants for Professional Educators available in Clallam and Jefferson counties

The Beta Nu Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma recently announced an April 15 deadline to apply for its Grants for Professional Educators. The… Continue reading

Navy training in state parks challenged; Day of Action set Saturday

By Jessie Stensland South Whidbey Record and Leah Leach Peninsula Daily News A South Whidbey environmental group is challenging a decision by a state commission… Continue reading

Shin Yu Pai is the new education director at Northwind Art

Northwind Art names education director

Northwind Art recently announced that Shin Yu Pai has been hired as its new education director. The new position was created by… Continue reading

Shin Yu Pai is the new education director at Northwind Art
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 Jim Weaver and Karen Halberg Weaver stand among Tamworth pigs in a covered enclosure on their Wild Edge Farm west of Port Angeles.
<strong>Keith Thorpe</strong>/Peninsula Daily News
 Jim Weaver and Karen Halberg Weaver stand among Tamworth pigs in a covered enclosure on their Wild Edge Farm west of Port Angeles.

Rotary auction supports Parton’s Imagination Library

The Port Townsend Rotary Club will conduct its annual auction online again this year. Supporters may access the auction from 9 a.m.… Continue reading

More to open up in the state

Phase 3 eases restrictions on businesses, sports

Beekeeping class slated for Saturday

The East Jefferson Beekeepers Association will conduct an online beekeeping class beginning Saturday. Two prerecorded lectures will be posted each week through… Continue reading

Bruce Cowan was flocked for the first time Tuesday night by the Port Townsend High School seniors, who are using flamingoes to fundraise for their Grad Night party. Wednesday morning, after discovering the birds, he slipped a donation into the pouch provided. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Flamingo ‘flocking’ a rare fundraiser

Money to help pay for high school seniors’ celebration

Bruce Cowan was flocked for the first time Tuesday night by the Port Townsend High School seniors, who are using flamingoes to fundraise for their Grad Night party. Wednesday morning, after discovering the birds, he slipped a donation into the pouch provided. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Charges filed in alleged torture

Four in Port Townsend accused of kidnapping, assault, robbery with cruelty

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The Kearney Street-Sims Way intersection, pictured on Tuesday, is one of two where the city of Port Townsend plans to build compact roundabouts. The traffic circles have center islands that make navigation easier for trucks and emergency vehicles.

Port Townsend City Council discusses more roundabouts

Traffic circles coming to Discovery Road and Kearney Street

<strong>Diane Urbani de la Paz</strong>/Peninsula Daily News
The Kearney Street-Sims Way intersection, pictured on Tuesday, is one of two where the city of Port Townsend plans to build compact roundabouts. The traffic circles have center islands that make navigation easier for trucks and emergency vehicles.
Temple Grounds by Pamela Browning is among the work displayed at Port Townsend Gallery.

Port Townsend Gallery features collages, stained glass

Pamela Browning and Bonnie Broders are March’s featured artist at Port Townsend Gallery. The gallery, at 715 Water St., is a fine… Continue reading

Temple Grounds by Pamela Browning is among the work displayed at Port Townsend Gallery.
Abby Dylan stars in "Is Story of Poor Sea Village Girl," Port Townsend playwright Mara Lathrop's play premiering online this week. photo courtesy Abby Dylan

Port Townsend writer tells a ‘Sea Village Girl’ story

One day in Italy, playwright Mara Lathrop took a walk with a friend. “She started telling me about this thing that happened… Continue reading

Abby Dylan stars in "Is Story of Poor Sea Village Girl," Port Townsend playwright Mara Lathrop's play premiering online this week. photo courtesy Abby Dylan
Gerry Kress of Port Townsend pedaled his bike to Jefferson Healthcare's drive-through COVID-19 vaccination site Tuesday morning, where vaccinator Viviann Kuehl of Quilcene briefed him on the procedure. Kress was among 375 people scheduled for first doses of the Pfizer vaccine.  (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Gerry Kress of Port Townsend pedaled his bike to Jefferson Healthcare's drive-through COVID-19 vaccination site Tuesday morning, where vaccinator Viviann Kuehl of Quilcene briefed him on the procedure. Kress was among 375 people scheduled for first doses of the Pfizer vaccine.  (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
During a summer visit to the Tanager Vineyard in Oregon, Port Angeles Symphony conductor and music director Jonathan Pasternack marvels at an Aplomado falcon. A weekend stay at the Willamette Valley winery where these falcons work is among the items up for bid in the symphony’s “Applause!” Auction this week. (Photo courtesy of Port Angeles Symphony Orchestra)
During a summer visit to the Tanager Vineyard in Oregon, Port Angeles Symphony conductor and music director Jonathan Pasternack marvels at an Aplomado falcon. A weekend stay at the Willamette Valley winery where these falcons work is among the items up for bid in the symphony’s “Applause!” Auction this week. (Photo courtesy of Port Angeles Symphony Orchestra)

Clallam-Jefferson County Pro Bono Lawyers to conduct free legal aid clinic

Wednesday is the last day to register for the Clallam-Jefferson County Pro Bono Lawyers’ free legal aid clinic slated for Saturday from… Continue reading

East Jefferson Fire-Rescue seeking volunteer firefighter applicants

East Jefferson Fire-Rescue is taking applications for volunteer firefighters through noon on Monday. The district will then interview applicants Monday, March 22.… Continue reading

Jefferson PUD eyeing expanded high-speed internet access

Draft plan to be discussed in special meeting Tuesday

<strong>Diane Urbani de la Paz</strong>/Peninsula Daily News
 Arianna and B.G. Patterson and their newly adopted daughter Ivy are advocates of Olympic Angels, the nonprofit organization which supports foster families across the North Olympic Peninsula.

Nonprofit network supports foster families

About 50 youths in program in Clallam, Jefferson counties

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 Arianna and B.G. Patterson and their newly adopted daughter Ivy are advocates of Olympic Angels, the nonprofit organization which supports foster families across the North Olympic Peninsula.

Puffins, climate change topic of Port Townsend Marine Science Center talk

John Piatt will present “What Can Puffins Tell Us about the Impact of Climate Change on Marine Ecosystems?” at 3 p.m. Sunday.… Continue reading