Jefferson County

State residents can order more free COVID-19 tests

Washington state is expanding its program to distribute free COVID-19 tests throughout the state. The Seattle Times reported that officials with the state… Continue reading

Charlie Bermant/Peninsula Daily NewsJefferson Transit General Manager Tammi Rubert.

Transit to seek interim general manager

Rubert plans to step down next month

Charlie Bermant/Peninsula Daily NewsJefferson Transit General Manager Tammi Rubert.

New COVID-19 cases in single digits

Berry comments on Test to Treat initiative

Port Townsend’s Chinese community topic of film

The Jefferson County Historical Society will host another look into Port Townsend’s past this Friday evening with Valerie Soe, a San Francisco… Continue reading

Betsy Carlson, left, and Emily Buckner discuss the Port Townsend Marine Science Center's new gift shop, which will open to the public Friday at the Flagship Landing building on Water Street. (Brian McLean/Peninsula Daily News)

Science center to open shop

Phase 1 of relocation process to open to public Friday

Betsy Carlson, left, and Emily Buckner discuss the Port Townsend Marine Science Center's new gift shop, which will open to the public Friday at the Flagship Landing building on Water Street. (Brian McLean/Peninsula Daily News)

‘Beans film, dealing with Oka Crisis in 1990, to be screened

The prize-winning film “Beans” will be shown at Peninsula College in honor of International Women’s Day beginning Thursday. “Beans” is the story… Continue reading

Brinnon man sentenced after machete attack

Woman’s life ‘changed substantially,’ she says

DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: Being one’s own art therapist

IT GIVES ME great joy to write about other people’s art. Whether it’s painting or sculpture or choreography, I thrive as an observer. As in… Continue reading

First Friday to focus on Port Townsend’s Chinese Gardens

Valerie Soe will discuss her 2012 documentary “The Chinese Gardens” at 7 p.m. Friday. The film talk, part of the Jefferson County… Continue reading

PAT NEAL: More research is needed

IT WAS ANOTHER tough week in the news, where this column’s prediction that the Washington state Department of Fish and Wildlife would execute an emergency… Continue reading

PDN feature changes

Readers have noticed changes in the Peninsula Daily News that began on Tuesday. The changes in comics and features were done to increase efficiency and… Continue reading

Kevin Grant

Port Angeles man takes over top marine sanctuary post

Kevin Grant of Port Angeles has been named superintendent of Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)’s… Continue reading

Kevin Grant

Regional health officer urges individuals to decide to wear masks

While state masking mandates are set to be lifted on March 12, the North Olympic Peninsula’s health officer encourages residents to decide to wear masks… Continue reading

Retiree announces candidacy

Attorney challenging Brotherton for county commission seat

Susan Brittain, with the schooner Adventuress behind her at the Port Townsend Boat Haven, is one of six storytellers in "She Tells Sea Tales," an online event this Saturday. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News
Susan Brittain, with the schooner Adventuress behind her at the Port Townsend Boat Haven, is one of six storytellers in "She Tells Sea Tales," an online event this Saturday. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

Jefferson County considers banning fireworks

Action would take place during high fire hazard conditions

North Dakota man dies from injuries received in Feb. 2 wreck

A North Dakota man has died from injuries sustained in a two-car wreck on U.S. Highway 101 near Orcas Drive on Feb.… Continue reading

The Peninsua College campus in Port Angeles. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group file)
The Peninsua College campus in Port Angeles. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group file)