Jefferson County

Port Townsend Main Street Program Promotion Committee members Sue Arthur, left, and Jennifer Wake help make 500 goodie bags filled with donations from local merchants and sponsors to be sold at Thursday’s Girls’ Night Out headquarters at Vintage by Port Townsend Vineyards, 725 Water St., starting at 11 a.m. Proceeds from the goodie bag sales support the nonprofit Main Street Program and the Jefferson Healthcare Foundation’s fund to help people in need receive breast and cervical cancer screenings and other services. The event will feature a day and night of shopping at 38 businesses with many open later than usual. The theme is the 1960s “You Go Go Girl!” The wrap party will be at 6 p.m. at Vintage by Port Townsend Vineyards. For more, see ptmainstreet.org.

Girls’ Night Out

Port Townsend Main Street Program Promotion Committee members Sue Arthur, left, and Jennifer Wake help make 500 goodie bags filled with donations from local merchants… Continue reading

Port Townsend Main Street Program Promotion Committee members Sue Arthur, left, and Jennifer Wake help make 500 goodie bags filled with donations from local merchants and sponsors to be sold at Thursday’s Girls’ Night Out headquarters at Vintage by Port Townsend Vineyards, 725 Water St., starting at 11 a.m. Proceeds from the goodie bag sales support the nonprofit Main Street Program and the Jefferson Healthcare Foundation’s fund to help people in need receive breast and cervical cancer screenings and other services. The event will feature a day and night of shopping at 38 businesses with many open later than usual. The theme is the 1960s “You Go Go Girl!” The wrap party will be at 6 p.m. at Vintage by Port Townsend Vineyards. For more, see ptmainstreet.org.

PAT NEAL: A bee-utiful autumn

IF THE FEEDBACK from last week’s episode is any indication, we are having a “bee-utiful” autumn on the Olympic Peninsula. People are getting stung by… Continue reading

Port Townsend Threshold Choir offers song baths

The Port Townsend Threshold Choir will provide song baths from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Thursday. The public performances are at Tyler… Continue reading

Quilcene Bay is currently closed to shellfish harvesting

Beach the latest in Jefferson County to be closed due to PSP

Rhododendron Society to meet

Sue Milliken and Kelly Dodson will address a meeting of the Olympic Peninsula Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society at 3 p.m. Thursday.… Continue reading

As flower-cutting season gives way to pumpkin selection, Kaya Mindlin of Port Townsend picks dahlias and statice at Wilderbee Farm just outside the city. Fall temperatures are expected to remain in the mid to upper 60s this week with an increasing chance of a few showers by the weekend. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/For Peninsula Daily News)

Fall scenery

As flower-cutting season gives way to pumpkin selection, Kaya Mindlin of Port Townsend picks dahlias and statice at Wilderbee Farm just outside the city. Fall… Continue reading

As flower-cutting season gives way to pumpkin selection, Kaya Mindlin of Port Townsend picks dahlias and statice at Wilderbee Farm just outside the city. Fall temperatures are expected to remain in the mid to upper 60s this week with an increasing chance of a few showers by the weekend. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/For Peninsula Daily News)

Jeffco commissioners approve new building lot regulations

Change could lead to more development in substandard lots

Jefferson County estuary to be restored

Duckabush gets grant of more than $19M

Dr. Pamela Ator, a board-certified internist.

New internist joins Jefferson Healthcare

Jefferson Healthcare has hired Dr. Pamela Ator, a board-certified internist. Ator is a graduate of Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland, Oregon,… Continue reading

Dr. Pamela Ator, a board-certified internist.

Questions accepted for Jefferson County debate

This is the last week to submit questions for the League of Women Voters-Jefferson County’s Oct. 11 forum for the candidates vying… Continue reading

RoseHips Kween Pheanamix, also known as Anami of Port Townsend, cozies up to the Goddess Bunny sculpture just before the start of the Great Port Townsend Bay Kinetic Skulpture Race on Sunday morning. The race got underway at noon on Water Street, then ran uphill on Monroe and Lawrence streets, heading for the beach at Fort Worden State Park, and then the “Dismal Bog” at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/For Peninsula Daily News)

Kinetic Skulpture Race

RoseHips Kween Pheanamix, also known as Anami of Port Townsend, cozies up to the Goddess Bunny sculpture just before the start of the Great Port… Continue reading

RoseHips Kween Pheanamix, also known as Anami of Port Townsend, cozies up to the Goddess Bunny sculpture just before the start of the Great Port Townsend Bay Kinetic Skulpture Race on Sunday morning. The race got underway at noon on Water Street, then ran uphill on Monroe and Lawrence streets, heading for the beach at Fort Worden State Park, and then the “Dismal Bog” at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/For Peninsula Daily News)
The City of Port Townsend is looking at options for its municipal golf course and is seeking community feedback through a series of meetings with stakeholders and the public. (City of Port Townsend)
The City of Port Townsend is looking at options for its municipal golf course and is seeking community feedback through a series of meetings with stakeholders and the public. (City of Port Townsend)

A GROWING CONCERN: Dig those fall gardening chores

OCTOBER IS HERE! That means the weather will certainly change soon. Dark, cool, wet, rainy weather will fall upon us. We need the rain as… Continue reading

Boat sinks partially in Port Townsend Bay

No pollution reported from trawler

COVID infections plateau on Peninsula

Moderate risk in Clallam; high risk in Jefferson

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 (off… Continue reading

A crew from the Northwest Maritime Center facilities department, Sam Trocano, Jeff Hogue, Shane Meyer and Mike Conklin, work on the removal of the floating dock on the center’s pier in preparation of winter winds and weather. In the background, work continues on the deconstruction of the entrance to the Point Hudson Marina by Orion of Tacoma. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Floating dock removal at Northwest Maritime Center

A crew from the Northwest Maritime Center facilities department, Sam Trocano, Jeff Hogue, Shane Meyer and Mike Conklin, work on the removal of the floating… Continue reading

A crew from the Northwest Maritime Center facilities department, Sam Trocano, Jeff Hogue, Shane Meyer and Mike Conklin, work on the removal of the floating dock on the center’s pier in preparation of winter winds and weather. In the background, work continues on the deconstruction of the entrance to the Point Hudson Marina by Orion of Tacoma. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)
Girls Night Out is set for Thursday.
Girls Night Out is set for Thursday.