Jefferson County

Sonya Zoha, who sells alternative milk beverages, is among some 40 vendors who will set up at the Port Townsend Farmers Market for just three more Saturdays. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Port Townsend Farmers Market heads into transition

Root crops featured during last few shopping weekends

Sonya Zoha, who sells alternative milk beverages, is among some 40 vendors who will set up at the Port Townsend Farmers Market for just three more Saturdays. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Some flooding reported on Peninsula; rain in forecast

Weekend storm doesn’t live up to lofty expectations

Quiet storm on Saturday expected to roar by today

This one, the second of three predicted this week, to be ‘biggest’

A GROWING CONCERN: Today’s preparations make tomorrow’s flowers

AS THE HOLIDAYS draw near, so does our preparation for them. However, now is an ideal time to think about some plants you may (or… Continue reading

Authorities continue to monitor COVID-19 outbreaks at long-term-care facilities

Public health authorities continue to monitor long-term-care facility outbreaks of COVID-19, said Dr. Allison Berry, health officer for Jefferson and Clallam counties. The facility in… 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

PHOTO courtesy of WASART

Cutline: A Washington State Animal Response Team tends to Tango,  a horse who’d lain down in his stall and wouldn’t get back up. They used a tripod to lift the horse, place on a glider and then maneuvered into a horse trailer for transport to an equine hospital.

HORSEPLAY: Animal rescue group seeks volunteers

WHEN YOUR ANIMAL is in need of a rescue, who you gonna call? Not Ghostbusters! If your horse, dog or livestock falls into a ravine,… Continue reading

PHOTO courtesy of WASART

Cutline: A Washington State Animal Response Team tends to Tango,  a horse who’d lain down in his stall and wouldn’t get back up. They used a tripod to lift the horse, place on a glider and then maneuvered into a horse trailer for transport to an equine hospital.
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Conductor Tigran Arakelyan leads the Port Townsend Symphony Orchestra in rehearsal last month. The ensemble will give its winter concert this Saturday at the Chimacum High School auditorium. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

Port Townsend Symphony to perform live

Free concert scheduled this coming weekend

Conductor Tigran Arakelyan leads the Port Townsend Symphony Orchestra in rehearsal last month. The ensemble will give its winter concert this Saturday at the Chimacum High School auditorium. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News
Cameron Masters and Michael Archer of Seattle descend the Taylor Street stairs into downtown Port Townsend on Saturday, where holiday shopping was well underway. Retailers offered specials all across the North Olympic Peninsula for Small Business Saturday. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

Tis the season

Cameron Masters and Michael Archer of Seattle descend the Taylor Street stairs into downtown Port Townsend on Saturday, where holiday shopping was well underway. Retailers… Continue reading

Cameron Masters and Michael Archer of Seattle descend the Taylor Street stairs into downtown Port Townsend on Saturday, where holiday shopping was well underway. Retailers offered specials all across the North Olympic Peninsula for Small Business Saturday. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

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

Driver dies on Oak Bay Road

A 37-year-old man from Seattle died Thursday night in a single-vehicle wreck in which a car collided with trees on Oak Bay… Continue reading

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At Chimacum's Finnriver Farm, cofounder Crystie Kisler admires Kira Mardikes' painted tribute to the land and its creatures. The painting stands near Finnriver's "gratitude walk," part of the farm's activities today through Sunday. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

Diverse activities offered on Thanksgiving weekend

Sure, there’s shopping, with several holiday markets to choose from. Yet this weekend brings a diversity of musical and artistic activities as well, all over… Continue reading

At Chimacum's Finnriver Farm, cofounder Crystie Kisler admires Kira Mardikes' painted tribute to the land and its creatures. The painting stands near Finnriver's "gratitude walk," part of the farm's activities today through Sunday. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

State parks entry free today

Visitors can enter state parks for free today. This is the final free day of the year in state parks. Visitors do not need a… Continue reading

Volunteers Anita Schmucker and Judy Robinett are among the veteran crew members who served hundreds of takeout Thanksgiving meals at the Tri-Area Community Center on Thursday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Volunteers Anita Schmucker and Judy Robinett are among the veteran crew members who served hundreds of takeout Thanksgiving meals at the Tri-Area Community Center on Thursday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)