Jefferson County

No-shooting area to be considered at Cape George Colony

Jefferson County puts off deliberations until next week

Team Pure and Wild, from left, Alyosha Strum-Palerm, Jonathan McKee and Matt Pistay, sail into Ketchikan’s Thomas Basin harbor Monday to win the 750-mile Race to Alaska. (Thomas Hawthorne)

Team Elsewhere sails into race’s second place to win steak knives

Second-place winner arrived Wednesday morning

Team Pure and Wild, from left, Alyosha Strum-Palerm, Jonathan McKee and Matt Pistay, sail into Ketchikan’s Thomas Basin harbor Monday to win the 750-mile Race to Alaska. (Thomas Hawthorne)

Clark Construction opens satellite office in Sequim

Clark Construction of Bainbrige Island has opened a satellite office in Sequim at 244 W. Washington St. The firm has worked with… Continue reading

COVID-19 updates moving to weekly

First vaccine doses for young children expected later this week

Initiative’s last act funds digital navigator

Low-income students were helped with remote learning

Climate change presentation scheduled Wednesday in Chimacum

Local 20/20 and Jefferson County Public Health will sponsor a presentation by Don Galpern titled “Climate on Tap” at 6 p.m. Wednesday at… Continue reading

Fish health research presentation slated at Fort Flagler on Wednesday

Paul Hershberger will present “Overview of Fish Health Research at the USGS — Marrowstone Marine Field Station” at 6 p.m. Wednesday in… Continue reading

Pair arrested in connection with burglary

Deputies call off pursuit with speeds over 100 mph

Sailboat wins Race to Alaska

Team reaches dock in Ketchikan

Jim Kunc, a Port Townsend resident and a retired North West Airlines pilot, proudly shows off the 1-inch scale model of a 1930s Union Pacific Northern train he built in his home shop. A lifelong train hobbyist, this model took 20 years to make. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Union Pacific model

Jim Kunc, a Port Townsend resident and a retired North West Airlines pilot, proudly shows off the 1-inch scale model of a 1930s Union Pacific… Continue reading

Jim Kunc, a Port Townsend resident and a retired North West Airlines pilot, proudly shows off the 1-inch scale model of a 1930s Union Pacific Northern train he built in his home shop. A lifelong train hobbyist, this model took 20 years to make. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Beaches close due to marine toxin

Operations shut in Quilcene, Dabob bays

Kathy Kunc of Port Townsend shows off the 150-year-old Camperdown Elm, which was featured Saturday as part of the Secret Garden Tour hosted by the Jefferson County Masters Gardeners Foundation. Every Camperdown in the world is part of the original. It was first grown in 1640 by the Earl of Camperdown, in Dundee, Scotland, when he noticed a branch growing on the floor of his elm forest. He grafted it to a Scotch elm tree and it took hold, producing the first Camperdown Elm. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Camperdown Elm

Kathy Kunc of Port Townsend shows off the 150-year-old Camperdown Elm, which was featured Saturday as part of the Secret Garden Tour hosted by the… Continue reading

Kathy Kunc of Port Townsend shows off the 150-year-old Camperdown Elm, which was featured Saturday as part of the Secret Garden Tour hosted by the Jefferson County Masters Gardeners Foundation. Every Camperdown in the world is part of the original. It was first grown in 1640 by the Earl of Camperdown, in Dundee, Scotland, when he noticed a branch growing on the floor of his elm forest. He grafted it to a Scotch elm tree and it took hold, producing the first Camperdown Elm. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Highway repairs to begin south of Forks

Long-awaited repairs to a stretch of road on U.S. Highway 101 south of Bogachiel State Park in Clallam County will begin today. The… Continue reading

Highway repairs to begin south of Forks

Long-awaited repairs to a stretch of road on U.S. Highway 101 south of Bogachiel State Park in Clallam County will begin today. The… Continue reading

Peninsula College graduate Mackenzie Hammond of Port Angeles, right, take a photograph of fellow students, from left, Myra Luong, Kyrissa Duncan and Julia Biciunas, all of Forks, prior to Saturday’s commencement ceremony at the school’s Port Angeles campus. About 250 students were expected to take part in the ceremony out of about 500 students eligible for degrees and certificates. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Peninsula College graduates

Peninsula College graduate Mackenzie Hammond of Port Angeles, right, take a photograph of fellow students, from left, Myra Luong, Kyrissa Duncan and Julia Biciunas, all… Continue reading

Peninsula College graduate Mackenzie Hammond of Port Angeles, right, take a photograph of fellow students, from left, Myra Luong, Kyrissa Duncan and Julia Biciunas, all of Forks, prior to Saturday’s commencement ceremony at the school’s Port Angeles campus. About 250 students were expected to take part in the ceremony out of about 500 students eligible for degrees and certificates. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Six more teams out of Race to Alaska

Wood, illness factors along route

Under the Tent: Community conversation about housing

Thirteen agencies expect to be part of June 30 discussion

Weekly flight operations scheduled

There will be field carrier landing practice operations for aircraft stationed at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island Complex this week. There will be… Continue reading

Bob McCall, from Great Britain, loads his kayak with supplies he will need for his 710-mile journey to Ketchikan, Alaska, during the 2022 Race 2 Alaska, which got underway at noon Thursday from Victoria Harbour. A self-described tracker junkie since the first race, McCall decided to enter the race in 2020 and ordered a kayak built in Victoria, but COVID-19 hit and canceled everything. This is the first time he was able to enter and he is looking forward to the adventure. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Race to Alaska teams start 710-mile trek

Thirty-two leave Victoria for Ketchikan

Bob McCall, from Great Britain, loads his kayak with supplies he will need for his 710-mile journey to Ketchikan, Alaska, during the 2022 Race 2 Alaska, which got underway at noon Thursday from Victoria Harbour. A self-described tracker junkie since the first race, McCall decided to enter the race in 2020 and ordered a kayak built in Victoria, but COVID-19 hit and canceled everything. This is the first time he was able to enter and he is looking forward to the adventure. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)