Jefferson County

A GROWING CONCERN: Get ready to break into snow business

I RETURNED HOME this last week after visiting my son, an Air Force staff sergeant and his wife in balmy South Carolina where temperatures were… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Coffee With Colleen, hosted by Colleen McAleer, on Wednesdays at 8 a.m. The Zoom link is https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89474510306?pwd=VlIr RHh5RG1nYVh3V3J… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: A few thoughts on horses, weather and training

BRR! THE WEATHER outside is frightful, but the warm fire from my wood stove is just so delightful. The other day, as I was sitting… Continue reading

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

Tom Olson
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Author Corky Parker will give a talk on memoir-writing this Saturday. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

Memoir author will sign books, talk about telling one’s story

Corky Parker to introduce “La Finca: Love, Loss and Laundry on a Tiny Puerto Rican Island”

Author Corky Parker will give a talk on memoir-writing this Saturday. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

Big holiday fair in Chimacum this weekend

One of the largest holiday fairs on the North Olympic Peninsula returns this Saturday: The Chimacum Arts and Crafts Fair, a gathering of vendors from… Continue reading

The Old Whiskey Mill’s tent on Water Street in Port Townsend is one of four “streateries” now permitted to stay up through Mother’s Day 2022. The outdoor dining enclosures, first allowed in mid-2020, have been given four extensions. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
The Old Whiskey Mill’s tent on Water Street in Port Townsend is one of four “streateries” now permitted to stay up through Mother’s Day 2022. The outdoor dining enclosures, first allowed in mid-2020, have been given four extensions. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Port Townsend mulls buying land for housing

Development would add affordable, workforce quarters

Teen on bicycle runs into car

A 15-year-old girl was transported to Jefferson Healthcare hospital in Port Townsend as a precaution after she rode her bicycle into the… Continue reading

Jeff Bohman, of the Peninsula Trails Coalition and Race Director Victoria Jones with the presentation of the Donated Check. Taken at the Morse Creek ODT Trailhead.  (Photo Credit: Dave Lasorsa)
Jeff Bohman, of the Peninsula Trails Coalition and Race Director Victoria Jones with the presentation of the Donated Check. Taken at the Morse Creek ODT Trailhead.  (Photo Credit: Dave Lasorsa)
Farmer Jennings Briley of Foggy Hog Farm works with pigs of various ages at Port Townsend’s Foggy Hog Farm. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

‘A pig with a purpose’ is the motto at Foggy Hog Farm

The farm is part of a cooperative operation that raises local meat

Farmer Jennings Briley of Foggy Hog Farm works with pigs of various ages at Port Townsend’s Foggy Hog Farm. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Sarah Creachbaum. (Photo courtesy Olympic National Park Service)
Sarah Creachbaum. (Photo courtesy Olympic National Park Service)

Author talks new book in Zoom lecture

“This Land of Ice and Snow: A journey Across the North in Winter” by Anders Morley