Jefferson County

Port Townsend City Manager John Mauro.

PT city manager gets a pay raise

Increase first since he was hired in ’19

Port Townsend City Manager John Mauro.

One dead, two others hurt in wreck near Brinnon

An Independence, Mo., man has died in a wreck that sent two others to a Seattle hospital and blocked U.S. Highway 101 near… Continue reading

Best of the Peninsula 2021 winners announced

The Peninsula Daily News, the Sequim Gazette and the Forks Forum have announced the winners of the Best of the Peninsula 2021 contest. Click here… Continue reading

City of Port Townsend
Port Townsend city crews remove landslide debris from Washington Streeton Friday morning.
City of Port Townsend
Port Townsend city crews remove landslide debris from Washington Streeton Friday morning.

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Breakfast meetings with networking and educational programs are held Tuesdays at 7:30 a.m. at Joshua’s Restaurant, 113 DelGuzzi Drive… Continue reading

Merger topic of Port Ludlow gathering

Residents to consider joining fire district with EJFR

PAULA HUNT/PENINSULA DAILY NEWS A Yamaha motorcycle and a Toyota Tacoma truck were involved in a collision Friday on state Highway 19.

Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital after wreck

A Port Townsend motorcyclist was air-lifted to a Seattle hospital after a collision with a Toyota on Friday. Troy V. McKelvey, 45,… Continue reading

PAULA HUNT/PENINSULA DAILY NEWS A Yamaha motorcycle and a Toyota Tacoma truck were involved in a collision Friday on state Highway 19.
Ann Arscott's work is featured at Gallery 9.

Paintings, fiber featured at Gallery 9

Gallery 9’s featured artists for October are Ann Arscott with acrylic paintings and April Bedermen with functional fiber arts. Gallery 9, 1012… Continue reading

Ann Arscott's work is featured at Gallery 9.
Serenity by Larry Davidson is featured this month by the Port Ludlow Art League.

Port Ludlow Art League highlights artist, jeweler of month

The Port Ludlow Art Leagues’s artist of the month is Larry Davidson and its jeweler of the month is Katie Jablonski. Their… Continue reading

Serenity by Larry Davidson is featured this month by the Port Ludlow Art League.

Recreational fishing curtailed by low water levels

Historically low river levels have prompted the closure of recreational fishing in most rivers and streams of Olympic National Park. The… 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

Broadband, opioid funds before county boards

Government meetings across North Olympic Peninsula

U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, right, visits the jetty renovation project at Point Hudson with Port of Port Townsend Executive Director Eron Berg. Half of the funds for the $14.1 million project came from a $7 million Economic Development Administration grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce. Cantwell is Chair of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (Paula Hunt/Peninsula Daily News)

Sen. Maria Cantwell visits Port of Port Townsend’s jetty project

Replacement received $7M in federal EDA funding

U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, right, visits the jetty renovation project at Point Hudson with Port of Port Townsend Executive Director Eron Berg. Half of the funds for the $14.1 million project came from a $7 million Economic Development Administration grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce. Cantwell is Chair of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (Paula Hunt/Peninsula Daily News)
Preparing to celebrate Girls’ Night Out in downtown Port Townsend on Thursday afternoon are, from left, Holly Erickson, Lorilee Houston, Eryn Smith, Sue Arthur and Mari Mullen. After a hiatus, the Main Street Program-hosted annual event returned to distribute goodie bags, encourage women to shop local and raise funds for the Jefferson Healthcare Foundation. The foundation helps provide free breast/cervical cancer screenings for women in need. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/For Peninsula Daily News)

Shopping locally

Preparing to celebrate Girls’ Night Out in downtown Port Townsend on Thursday afternoon are, from left, Holly Erickson, Lorilee Houston, Eryn Smith, Sue Arthur and… Continue reading

Preparing to celebrate Girls’ Night Out in downtown Port Townsend on Thursday afternoon are, from left, Holly Erickson, Lorilee Houston, Eryn Smith, Sue Arthur and Mari Mullen. After a hiatus, the Main Street Program-hosted annual event returned to distribute goodie bags, encourage women to shop local and raise funds for the Jefferson Healthcare Foundation. The foundation helps provide free breast/cervical cancer screenings for women in need. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/For Peninsula Daily News)
The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith will present “Finding the Sparks of Light” at Unity in Port Townsend

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith will present “Finding the Sparks of Light” at 11 a.m. Sunday The service is at Unity in Port… Continue reading

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith
Lorna Smith.

Eleanor Stopps Award presented

Environmentalist Lorna Smith honored for decades of efforts

Lorna Smith.

First Friday lecture set

Amanda Monthei will present “Wildland Firefighting” at 7 p.m. Friday. Monthei’s hybrid lecture is in the Northwest Maritime Center, 431 Water St.… Continue reading