Jefferson County

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

Touring flamenco performer Savannah Fuentes will alight at the Palindrome in Port Townsend this Monday night. photo courtesy Savannah Fuentes
Touring flamenco performer Savannah Fuentes will alight at the Palindrome in Port Townsend this Monday night. photo courtesy Savannah Fuentes
The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith

Palm Sunday communion service scheduled in Port Townsend

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith will preside over a contemplative Palm Sunday communion service at 11 a.m. Sunday. The service is at Unity… Continue reading

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith

Plastics recycling to change in Jefferson County

Only bottles, jugs beginning June 1

Several COVID deaths in state happened before first was announced

The state Department of Health has confirmed at least four other Washingtonians died from COVID complications before or on Feb. 28, 2020 —… Continue reading

Olympic Angels founder Morgan Hanna of Port Townsend, left, and Love Box volunteer Quinn Mitchell take a walk in Sequim, Mitchell’s home town, to talk about Olympic Angels’ expansion into Clallam County. (April Thompson/Olympic Angels)

Support organization expands on Peninsula

Volunteers connect with foster children through Love Box

Olympic Angels founder Morgan Hanna of Port Townsend, left, and Love Box volunteer Quinn Mitchell take a walk in Sequim, Mitchell’s home town, to talk about Olympic Angels’ expansion into Clallam County. (April Thompson/Olympic Angels)

Cohousing topic of Saturday discussion

Port Townsend plans for new community

Dmitri Matheny is half of the duo called Beleza to appear at the Cellar Door in Port Townsend on Friday night. (Courtesy photo by Steve Korn)

Jazz duo Beleza to perform in Port Townsend

Beleza — Brazilian slang for “it’s a deal” — is the name of the duo bringing jazz to the Cellar Door this… Continue reading

Dmitri Matheny is half of the duo called Beleza to appear at the Cellar Door in Port Townsend on Friday night. (Courtesy photo by Steve Korn)

Native plant walk scheduled in Port Townsend

The Olympic Peninsula chapter of the Washington Native Plant Society will present “Introduction to Native Plants of the Prairie” on Saturday. The… Continue reading

Pickleball gala to raise funds for new court surfaces

The Port Townsend Pickleball Club will kick off its fundraising campaign with a gala from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The… Continue reading

Mount Baker looms behind the Port Townsend Marine Science Center aquarium, now open for the season at Fort Worden State Park. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Port Townsend Marine Science Center auction opens Friday

Travel packages and more highlight event, celebrating 40 years

Mount Baker looms behind the Port Townsend Marine Science Center aquarium, now open for the season at Fort Worden State Park. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Several of the workers who built Meadow Manor, a tiny house destined for a farmworker village, celebrate its completion at the Community Boat Project last Friday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Tiny house on display in Port Hadlock

Prototype built for small affordable housing in Jefferson County

Several of the workers who built Meadow Manor, a tiny house destined for a farmworker village, celebrate its completion at the Community Boat Project last Friday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Author Barbe Chambliss will discuss her book, “Women Peacemakers,” in an online talk Thursday evening. (photo courtesy Barbe Chambliss)

Author to speak online about how to make peace

Definition of peacemaking: People treating each other with respect

Author Barbe Chambliss will discuss her book, “Women Peacemakers,” in an online talk Thursday evening. (photo courtesy Barbe Chambliss)
Phina Pipia of Port Townsend, pictured in spring 2021, is one of the multi-instrumentalists returning to the Buskers on the Block series of free performances this month and next. Tyler Street Plaza in downtown Port Townsend, with Nora Kingsley’s wings mural, is the setting. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Buskers on the Block returns to Port Townsend

Free outdoor shows begin Thursday at Tyler Street Plaza

Phina Pipia of Port Townsend, pictured in spring 2021, is one of the multi-instrumentalists returning to the Buskers on the Block series of free performances this month and next. Tyler Street Plaza in downtown Port Townsend, with Nora Kingsley’s wings mural, is the setting. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Key City Public Theater’s Brendan Chambers, wearing his actor hat before rehearsal for KCPT’s forthcoming production “Around the World in Less Than 80 Days,” is also co-instructor of the youth theater programs starting next week in Port Townsend. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Key City Public Theatre to host drama classes

Sessions at Quimper Grange open for youth through teenagers

Key City Public Theater’s Brendan Chambers, wearing his actor hat before rehearsal for KCPT’s forthcoming production “Around the World in Less Than 80 Days,” is also co-instructor of the youth theater programs starting next week in Port Townsend. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Vehicles pass a streatery on Lawrence Street, where patrons of Seal Dog Coffee stopped in Saturday morning. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Streateries provoke various comments

Majority in survey are opposed due to parking

Vehicles pass a streatery on Lawrence Street, where patrons of Seal Dog Coffee stopped in Saturday morning. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
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A surfer starts to get up on his board to catch a nice 5 foot wave that was formed by high winds and tide at Port Townsend’s Point Hudson beach on Monday morning.

Wave rider hits Point Hudson beach

A surfer starts to get up on his board to catch a nice 5-foot wave that was formed by high winds and tide at Port… Continue reading

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A surfer starts to get up on his board to catch a nice 5 foot wave that was formed by high winds and tide at Port Townsend’s Point Hudson beach on Monday morning.

Rhododendron Society to host meeting, lecture

Steve Hootman will address a meeting of the Olympic Peninsula Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society at 3 p.m. Thursday. The chapter will… Continue reading

Orchestra teacher Daniel Ferland works with his students at Port Townsend High School. About 75 musicians recently traveled to the Central Washington University Orchestra Festival in Ellensburg. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Port Townsend High School symphony improvises

Students, parents rally after positive COVID test

Orchestra teacher Daniel Ferland works with his students at Port Townsend High School. About 75 musicians recently traveled to the Central Washington University Orchestra Festival in Ellensburg. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)