Jefferson County

Lisa Leporati, left, and Lexi Koch built a garland of roses beneath the Haller Fountain in downtown Port Townsend on Monday. The flowers were placed in honor of the people lost to COVID-19 during the past year. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Floral heart memorial brings burst of color

Display honors people who have died of COVID-19

Lisa Leporati, left, and Lexi Koch built a garland of roses beneath the Haller Fountain in downtown Port Townsend on Monday. The flowers were placed in honor of the people lost to COVID-19 during the past year. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Director of Economic Development Council to speak to Rotary of East Jefferson

Brian Kuh, the executive director of the Economic Development Council Team Jefferson, will address a meeting of the Rotary Club of East… Continue reading

Jaimie Maciejewski, executive director of Habitat for Humanity of East Jefferson County, stands at property destined to be developed for 20 homes on Landes Street in Port Townsend. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Habitat for Humanity invests in 20-house project

Homes for those who ‘keep this community going’

Jaimie Maciejewski, executive director of Habitat for Humanity of East Jefferson County, stands at property destined to be developed for 20 homes on Landes Street in Port Townsend. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)
Eron Berg is the executive director for the Port of Port Townsend.

Plastics into fuel process studied

Port of Port Townsend consultant to report on local viability

Eron Berg is the executive director for the Port of Port Townsend.
Congressman Derek Kilmer, D-Gig Harbor.
Congressman Derek Kilmer, D-Gig Harbor.

Weekend clinic provides Pfizer vaccinations

Peninsula counties expect to receive additional supplies

Photo by Dale Hackney
The two biggest things right now are planting in pruning, Here a good client has photographed me planting new beret fruit trees to fill out his orchard.

A GROWING CONCERN: Marching toward spring gardening chores

MARCH IS TOMORROW, and I know you want your to-do-list for the new month. Now that the last several weeks of wicked wind storms, torrential… Continue reading

Photo by Dale Hackney
The two biggest things right now are planting in pruning, Here a good client has photographed me planting new beret fruit trees to fill out his orchard.
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HORSEPLAY: Arena owner’s passion includes kids, horses, dogs

HER ENTHUSIASM AND passion are catching. I’m smiling inside just thinking about my interview with the bubbly, spirited and compassionate Kari Payne as she showed… Continue reading

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At the Community First! village in Austin, Texas, resident Ernest chats with farmer Heidi Sloan. The village is the subject of a documentary streaming free this week from the Port Townsend Film Festival. photo courtesy Layton Blaylock/Inferno Films
At the Community First! village in Austin, Texas, resident Ernest chats with farmer Heidi Sloan. The village is the subject of a documentary streaming free this week from the Port Townsend Film Festival. photo courtesy Layton Blaylock/Inferno Films
National Geographic Photo Ark (natgeophotoark.org) founder Joel Sartore, seen here with a clouded leopard cub at Ohio's Columbus Zoo, is the speaker Monday night in Centrum's online Communiversity program.  Copyright Joel Sartore/National Geographic Photo Ark
National Geographic Photo Ark (natgeophotoark.org) founder Joel Sartore, seen here with a clouded leopard cub at Ohio's Columbus Zoo, is the speaker Monday night in Centrum's online Communiversity program.  Copyright Joel Sartore/National Geographic Photo Ark
Julia Cochrane helped open the Winter Welcoming Center in downtown Port Townsend's Pope Marine Building this month. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Welcoming Center gives shelter from cold

Social distancing practiced in Pope Marine Building

Julia Cochrane helped open the Winter Welcoming Center in downtown Port Townsend's Pope Marine Building this month. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

EYE ON JEFFERSON: Port Townsend council to consider PDA change

The Port Townsend City Council will consider amending chapter 2.84 of the municipal code with regard to the Fort Worden Lifelong Learning Center Public Development… Continue reading

Bruce Corbridge's painting of his dog, Sergeant, is among the pieces displayed in the Port Ludlow Art League exhibit.

Acrylics, gemstone jewelry on display in Port Ludlow in March

An artist who says he “over-tweaks” his acrylic paintings and a jeweler working in gemstones are featured in March by the Port… Continue reading

Bruce Corbridge's painting of his dog, Sergeant, is among the pieces displayed in the Port Ludlow Art League exhibit.
Linda Rosenbury has been named superintendent of the Port Townsend School District.
Linda Rosenbury has been named superintendent of the Port Townsend School District.

Hood Canal Bridge inspection to disrupt traffic

The Hood Canal Bridge draw span will open, closing the bridge to all traffic, multiple times during the next two weeks. Travelers should… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Try to embrace the science of kindness

There is an embrace of kindness that encompasses all life, even yours. And while there is still injustice, callousness and cruelty in the world, through… Continue reading