Jefferson County

Peninsula jobless rate drops in October

The jobless rate continued to fall on the North Olympic Peninsula in October. The state Employment Security Department (ESD) reported Tuesday that Clallam County’s unemployment… Continue reading

Long-term care facility reaches 22 total cases

Positive return rate ‘outstrips’ rise in testing, official says

Mandolinist David Grisman and painter Tracy Bigelow Grisman, seen here with their donations, are among the contributors to "Weave It Together," the Northwind Arts Center-Port Townsend School of the Arts auction online now. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

‘Weave It Together’ auction kicks off arts merger

Live online event to stay open until 5:45 p.m. Dec. 6

Mandolinist David Grisman and painter Tracy Bigelow Grisman, seen here with their donations, are among the contributors to "Weave It Together," the Northwind Arts Center-Port Townsend School of the Arts auction online now. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
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Sequim moves to all-virtual classes

Port Angeles schools may follow based on infection rate

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Thanksgiving meals will be a little different this year

Dinners available at Salvation Army, Hardy’s, Tri-Area Community Center

Water shutoffs likely this week in Port Townsend

Downtown pipe fixed, but street remains closed

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Jefferson Healthcare awaits surge

Community needs to do its part, officials say

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First Federal foundation awards $365K to community organizations

Bayside Housing & Services and the Jefferson Community Foundation’s Housing Solutions Network, both of Port Hadlock, and the Field Arts & Events Hall in Port… Continue reading

With Mount Rainier for a backdrop, Jason Warner, rowing, and his son, Jackson, from Bremerton, row to shore Sunday with empty crab pots following a weekend camping trip to Fort Worden State Park. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Weekend trip

With Mount Rainier for a backdrop, Jason Warner, rowing, and his son, Jackson, from Bremerton, row to shore Sunday with empty crab pots following a… Continue reading

With Mount Rainier for a backdrop, Jason Warner, rowing, and his son, Jackson, from Bremerton, row to shore Sunday with empty crab pots following a weekend camping trip to Fort Worden State Park. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Peninsula COVID-19 case numbers continue to rise

Clallam adds 58 since last Thursday; Jefferson health officer to address contingencies

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Port Townsend author wins sci-fi award

Louise Marley of Port Townsend, who writes under the pen name Louisa Morgan, has won the 2020 Endeavour Award for her 2019… Continue reading

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A GROWING CONCERN: Ten garden picks for your holiday shopping list

THIS IS THANKSGIVING holiday season, but we are being asked to limit gatherings to keep each other safe. So, since we are going to be… Continue reading

Changes coming in school instruction

Port Townsend, Chimacum and Quilcene school districts have announced they will revert to district-wide remote learning on Nov. 30, while the Port Angeles School Board… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Coffee With Colleen, hosted by Colleen McAleer, on Wednesdays at 8 a.m. This week will feature Rep. Steve… Continue reading

Amputee Dana Lawson, left, celebrates arriving at Deer Lake after a 4-mile trail ride on narrow, steep and rocky terrain  aboard horses and mules with friends Sherry Baysinger, center, and Lindsay Leiendecker. (Larry Baysinger)

HORSEPLAY: Amputee provides inspiration, help

LOOKING FOR SOME inspiration, positive energy and respite from today’s pandemic-weary world? Dana Lawson is a one-legged horse rider, who, despite living with a painful… Continue reading

Amputee Dana Lawson, left, celebrates arriving at Deer Lake after a 4-mile trail ride on narrow, steep and rocky terrain  aboard horses and mules with friends Sherry Baysinger, center, and Lindsay Leiendecker. (Larry Baysinger)
Whiskey Mill, Alchemy and Sirens owner Kris Nelson stand in front of the busy outdoor dining tent at Whiskey Mill on Friday, Nov. 11, 2020,  as lunch patrons dine in the afternoon. Due to reinstated restrictions by Gov. Jay Inslee, restaurants are required to serve food either to go or outdoors. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Take-out, tents and reduced staff hours: Port Townsend restaurants adapting

Reinstated COVID-19 restrictions forces restaurant owners to get creative

Whiskey Mill, Alchemy and Sirens owner Kris Nelson stand in front of the busy outdoor dining tent at Whiskey Mill on Friday, Nov. 11, 2020,  as lunch patrons dine in the afternoon. Due to reinstated restrictions by Gov. Jay Inslee, restaurants are required to serve food either to go or outdoors. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

EYE ON JEFFERSON: County considers tax to fund affordable housing

The three Jefferson County commissioners will consider implementing a sales and use tax to fund affordable housing when they meet at 9 a.m. Monday. To… Continue reading