Jefferson County

Burn planned on Protection Island

A prescribed burn is planned on Protection Island National Wildlife Refuge, perhaps as early as today. Smoke may be visible for a short… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

In-person meeting 7:30 a.m. Tuesday at Joshua’s Restaurant, 113 DelGuzzi Drive (off U.S. Highway 101) in east Port Angeles.… Continue reading

Photo by Kris Lenke
BCH Buckhorn Range member and Dutch Oven “Queen” Kim Merrick serves
dessert to Martin Knowles (WTA) and fellow chapter member Larry Sammons
during a LaBar/Skok trail clearing work party.

HORSEPLAY: Horse groups join forces to clear trails

BACK COUNTRY HORSEMEN’S local chapter trail warriors rock! If you walk, run, bike or ride any of the trails used by horses on the North… Continue reading

Photo by Kris Lenke
BCH Buckhorn Range member and Dutch Oven “Queen” Kim Merrick serves
dessert to Martin Knowles (WTA) and fellow chapter member Larry Sammons
during a LaBar/Skok trail clearing work party.

Large response seen to Center Road fire

No one was hurt during a fire that burned down a family’s residence on Center Road, East Jefferson Fire Rescue reported. Chief Bret… Continue reading

Music intensive aims to hit the right notes

Concerts in the Barn will host a youth Chamber Music Intensive workshop beginning Monday, with public concert planned Friday. The workshop at the… Continue reading

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raymond carver

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

Pete and Crystal Damore of Ordinary Elephant will perform Wednesday.
Pete and Crystal Damore of Ordinary Elephant will perform Wednesday.
Popular poplar trees on Port of Port Townsend property along the south side of Sims Way in Port Townsend are adorned with Italian names as a result of the Adopt-a-Poplar program instituted by the Gateway Poplar Alliance’s efforts to save them from being cut down. For a donation, a person can choose which poplar to adopt and which Italian name, $50 for a female name and $100 for a male name to be displayed. (Steve Mullensky/For Peninsula Daily News)

Adopt-a-Poplar program

Popular poplar trees on Port of Port Townsend property along the south side of Sims Way in Port Townsend are adorned with Italian names as… Continue reading

Popular poplar trees on Port of Port Townsend property along the south side of Sims Way in Port Townsend are adorned with Italian names as a result of the Adopt-a-Poplar program instituted by the Gateway Poplar Alliance’s efforts to save them from being cut down. For a donation, a person can choose which poplar to adopt and which Italian name, $50 for a female name and $100 for a male name to be displayed. (Steve Mullensky/For Peninsula Daily News)
The Eagle Mountain String Band — from left, Bob Richardson, Tim Holbrook and Bill Marlow — will perform Monday.

Eagle Mountain String Band to bring bluesy rock to Port Townsend

For those who missed its sell-out performance in February, the Eagle Mountain String Band has returned to Key City Public Theatre for… Continue reading

The Eagle Mountain String Band — from left, Bob Richardson, Tim Holbrook and Bill Marlow — will perform Monday.

East Jefferson, Port Ludlow fire districts consider merger

Community input to be sought before plan offered to voters

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith.

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith will present “God in All Things” at Unity in Port Townsend

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith will present “God in All Things” at 11 a.m. Sunday The service is at Unity in Port Townsend,… Continue reading

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith.

Variety of activities on tap this weekend across Olympic Peninsula

A surfing fundraiser, garden tour and anniversary of the Makah Museum are among the attractions on the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend. • International Surfing… Continue reading

Maren Gillette and Austin Tyree, on a road trip from Wenatchee, examine a piece of beach glass they picked up on the beach at North Beach in Port Townsend on Wednesday. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Beach walk

Maren Gillette and Austin Tyree, on a road trip from Wenatchee, examine a piece of beach glass they picked up on the beach at North… Continue reading

Maren Gillette and Austin Tyree, on a road trip from Wenatchee, examine a piece of beach glass they picked up on the beach at North Beach in Port Townsend on Wednesday. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Buck Ellard to perform at FairWinds Hoedown

The FairWinds Winery Hoedown is scheduled from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday at the winery at 1984 W. Hastings Ave. in Port… Continue reading

Tree stumps made of cardboard and other creations by Karne Rudd are on view at the Jefferson Museum of Art & History.

Exhibit reflects effects of human activity

Mixed-media work most recent of several museum collections

Tree stumps made of cardboard and other creations by Karne Rudd are on view at the Jefferson Museum of Art & History.

Fairground volunteers wanted this weekend in Jefferson County

The Friends of the Jefferson County Fair are hosting a volunteer work party from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday through Sunday.… Continue reading

Navy sets security training for Friday

Naval Magazine Indian Island has scheduled a security training exercise for Friday. All training activities will take place on base within the… Continue reading

Cindy Hill-Finnie

New chair appointed to First Federal board

Cindy Hill-Finnie of Port Townsend has been appointed to chair of the board of First Fed. Hill-Finnie, who was advanced from her… Continue reading

Cindy Hill-Finnie