Jefferson County

COVID-19 statistics

Seven new COVID-19 cases were reported on the North Olympic Peninsula on Tuesday, with five in Clallam County and two in Jefferson County. That brought… Continue reading

Soon after dawn, clouds part to reveal the Olympic Mountains high above the Port Townsend Paper mill from the Washington State Ferry dock in Port Townsend. Sunrise will come about 90 seconds later each morning through the solstice on Dec. 21. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Olympic sunrise

Soon after dawn, clouds part to reveal the Olympic Mountains high above the Port Townsend Paper mill from the Washington State Ferry dock in Port… Continue reading

Soon after dawn, clouds part to reveal the Olympic Mountains high above the Port Townsend Paper mill from the Washington State Ferry dock in Port Townsend. Sunrise will come about 90 seconds later each morning through the solstice on Dec. 21. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

PAT NEAL: The ‘Miracle of the Salmon’

This year’s big run of humpies, or pink salmon, in the Dungeness River is like a miracle. It brings to mind the first recorded “Miracle… Continue reading

Katie Franco, center, and Libby Palmer of Port Townsend demonstrate support for Haitian asylum seekers outside the Tacoma Northwest Detention Center on Sunday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Advocates protest outside Northwest Detention Center

Peninsula nonprofit pushes for fair treatment of Haitians

Katie Franco, center, and Libby Palmer of Port Townsend demonstrate support for Haitian asylum seekers outside the Tacoma Northwest Detention Center on Sunday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Indus River Valley civilization subject of Tuesday Talk in Port Townsend

Anu Pujji will present “Exploring the Mysterious Disappearance of the Indus Valley Civilization” from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Pujji’s presentation… Continue reading

Jewelry by Andrea Guarino-Slemmons is exhibited at Port Townsend Gallery.

Jewelry, collages focus of Port Townsend Gallery exhibit

Anne Schneider and Andrea Guarino-Slemmons are Port Townsend Gallery’s featured artists this month. The Port Townsend Gallery, at 715 Water St., is… Continue reading

Jewelry by Andrea Guarino-Slemmons is exhibited at Port Townsend Gallery.
Mikiya Shiflett, left, the Chimacum High School homecoming king, and Hannah Cotterill, queen, are presented Friday during halftime of the East Jefferson football game against Cascade Christian at Memorial Field in Port Townsend. The Port Townsend king and queen, Jerome Reaux Jr. and Faye Berry, also were honored during halftime. Chimacum and Port Townsend have combined sports programs and are competing together as the East Jefferson Rivals. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Chimacum homecoming royalty

Steve Mullensky For Peninsula Daily News Mikiya Shiflett, left, the Chimacum High School homecoming king, and Hannah Cotterill, queen, are presented Friday during halftime of… Continue reading

Mikiya Shiflett, left, the Chimacum High School homecoming king, and Hannah Cotterill, queen, are presented Friday during halftime of the East Jefferson football game against Cascade Christian at Memorial Field in Port Townsend. The Port Townsend king and queen, Jerome Reaux Jr. and Faye Berry, also were honored during halftime. Chimacum and Port Townsend have combined sports programs and are competing together as the East Jefferson Rivals. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

High wind blows havoc through Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival

Wind gusts blew down all but 12 of the 70 vendor tents at the Dungeness Crab and Seafood Festival early Sunday morning,… Continue reading

Ben Thomas.
Ben Thomas.
Contractor Todd Armstrong is among the volunteer builders of the Pat’s Place tiny homes in Port Townsend. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Tiny-home village permit gets green light

Port Townsend approves housing option for 180 days

Contractor Todd Armstrong is among the volunteer builders of the Pat’s Place tiny homes in Port Townsend. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

A GROWING CONCERN: Small choices shape the big picture

AS WE CONTINUE our discussion on what makes for “right plant in the right spot,” we must always pay attention to its ultimate size, length… Continue reading

Climate change discussion set Thursday

A discussion on Native leadership in climate change awareness and mitigation is planned at 12:30 p.m. Thursday. Representatives of the state Natural… Continue reading

COVID-19 cases remain at plateau on Peninsula

Case rates on the North Olympic Peninsula are staying at a plateau, primarily upheld by continued widespread transmission on the West End in Clallam County… Continue reading

The Grazer, Gazer and Goose by Larry Davidson is part of the Port Ludlow Art League's group show.

Forest Treasures new group show for Port Ludlow Art League

The Bay Club hosts a new group art exhibit sponsored by the Port Ludlow Art League every two months. The theme for… Continue reading

The Grazer, Gazer and Goose by Larry Davidson is part of the Port Ludlow Art League's group show.
Photo by Karen Griffiths

Cutline; To promote healing caused by an injury Dayna  Killam performs pulsed electromagnetic field therapy on Nova, a horse owned by Lori Colson George during an Olympic Peninsula Equine Network fundraising event held at Layton Hill Horse Camp in Sequim.

HORSEPLAY: Alternative therapy can help equine friends

IN A SPLIT second, my life was changed forever, and not in a good way, after a table saw accident in 2010 rendered the index… Continue reading

Photo by Karen Griffiths

Cutline; To promote healing caused by an injury Dayna  Killam performs pulsed electromagnetic field therapy on Nova, a horse owned by Lori Colson George during an Olympic Peninsula Equine Network fundraising event held at Layton Hill Horse Camp in Sequim.
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Poet and Port Angeles Public Library staff member K’Ehleyr McNulty has organized an Indigenous Peoples’ Day Poetry Slam, scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday via Zoom.

Indigenous writers compete in poetry slam

A variety of indigenous writers from across the North Olympic Peninsula will partake in a public poetry slam — available free online… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News
Poet and Port Angeles Public Library staff member K’Ehleyr McNulty has organized an Indigenous Peoples’ Day Poetry Slam, scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday via Zoom.
“Marsh” by Liz Reutlinger.

Northwind Art celebrates 10 years of Artist Showcase

Northwind Art is celebrating a decade of Artist Showcase programs and honoring two long-time local artists in “10 Years of Artist Showcase:… Continue reading

“Marsh” by Liz Reutlinger.
Photos with Michael Hale and his painting

Paintings, wood-turned objects featured at Gallery 9

Gallery 9 is featuring Michael Hale’s acrylic paintings and Jim Conway’s wood turnings this month. Gallery 9, home of the North Olympic… Continue reading

Photos with Michael Hale and his painting

Textile art exhibit opens Monday

Painted silk and pillows, Japanese-style rice bags, art quilts and origami, one-of-a-kind garments and collages are among the more than 100 pieces… Continue reading