Jefferson County

Under the Tent: Community conversation about housing

Thirteen agencies expect to be part of June 30 discussion

Weekly flight operations scheduled

There will be field carrier landing practice operations for aircraft stationed at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island Complex this week. There will be… Continue reading

Bob McCall, from Great Britain, loads his kayak with supplies he will need for his 710-mile journey to Ketchikan, Alaska, during the 2022 Race 2 Alaska, which got underway at noon Thursday from Victoria Harbour. A self-described tracker junkie since the first race, McCall decided to enter the race in 2020 and ordered a kayak built in Victoria, but COVID-19 hit and canceled everything. This is the first time he was able to enter and he is looking forward to the adventure. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Race to Alaska teams start 710-mile trek

Thirty-two leave Victoria for Ketchikan

Bob McCall, from Great Britain, loads his kayak with supplies he will need for his 710-mile journey to Ketchikan, Alaska, during the 2022 Race 2 Alaska, which got underway at noon Thursday from Victoria Harbour. A self-described tracker junkie since the first race, McCall decided to enter the race in 2020 and ordered a kayak built in Victoria, but COVID-19 hit and canceled everything. This is the first time he was able to enter and he is looking forward to the adventure. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

COVID, gun violence prevention before health board

Ten Public Health Heroes recognized

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

In-person meeting 7:30 a.m. Tuesday at Joshua’s Restaurant, 113 DelGuzzi Drive (off U.S. Highway 101) in east Port Angeles.… Continue reading

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

Singer/songwriter David Jacobs-Strain, right, will perform Saturday with veteran Bob Beach.
Singer/songwriter David Jacobs-Strain, right, will perform Saturday with veteran Bob Beach.

Jefferson Healthcare warns of scam

Jefferson Healthcare has received reports of unknown entities calling patients and fraudulently posing as Jefferson Healthcare or Medicare employees, according to a… Continue reading

Ling Hui’s 26th annual dance performance on Saturday

Ling Hui’s 26th annual Dance Performance, “Mutation,” will be presented in two shows on Saturday. The shows will be at 1 p.m.… Continue reading

Peninsula College to award 457 degrees, certificates Saturday

Peninsula College will observe its 60th commencement ceremony on Saturday when it awards 457 degrees and certificates to graduates. Commencement exercises will… Continue reading

Secret Garden Tour displays seven spots on Saturday

The 2022 Secret Garden Tour will be hosted by the Jefferson County Master Gardener Foundation on Saturday. The tour will take place… Continue reading

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith.

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith will present “Divine Fatherhood (Father’s Day)” at Unity in Port Townsend

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith will present “Divine Fatherhood (Father’s Day)” at 11 a.m. Sunday The service is at Unity in Port Townsend,… Continue reading

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith.

Variety of entertainment on Peninsula this weekend

Steampunk, a cappella music, a Kitty City and car shows are on tap for the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend. • Brass Screw Consortium, a three-day… Continue reading

Cheyenne Tuller

Anti-racism topic of final Studium Generale series

“Thank You, America: My Personal Journey Toward Anti-Racism,” is the topic for Peninsula College’s final Studium Generale of the year today. Cheyenne… Continue reading

Cheyenne Tuller
Matthew Rainwater.

District 24 candidates spar over issues facing state

Incumbent Chapman faces Forde, Rainwater

Matthew Rainwater.

Race to Alaska competitors back in race on Wednesday

Start of next stage at noon today

Rhody Run Redux draws more than 900

Proceeds donated to area nonprofits

Special Olympian Deedra Hunter of Port Angeles takes a turn carrying the torch accompanied by fellow Olympian Bonny Ann Cates, left, and Chief Criminal Deputy Brian King of the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office during Wednesday’s Law Enforcement Torch Run along a section of the Waterfront Trail in Port Angeles. The relay, which included representatives from the sheriff’s offices in Clallam and Jefferson counties, Port Angeles and Sequim police, tribal police from Lower Elwha Klallam and Jamestown S’Klallam, State Patrol, Quilcene firefighters, U.S. Border Patrol, state parks personnel and Olympic National Park rangers, as well as several Special Olympians, followed a route from the west side of Port Angeles at 7 a.m. to the Hood Canal Bridge to about 5 p.m. in support of Special Olympics, which provides sports training and athletic competition for individuals with disabilities. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Special Olympics torch run

Special Olympian Deedra Hunter of Port Angeles takes a turn carrying the torch accompanied by fellow Olympian Bonny Ann Cates, left, and Chief Criminal Deputy… Continue reading

Special Olympian Deedra Hunter of Port Angeles takes a turn carrying the torch accompanied by fellow Olympian Bonny Ann Cates, left, and Chief Criminal Deputy Brian King of the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office during Wednesday’s Law Enforcement Torch Run along a section of the Waterfront Trail in Port Angeles. The relay, which included representatives from the sheriff’s offices in Clallam and Jefferson counties, Port Angeles and Sequim police, tribal police from Lower Elwha Klallam and Jamestown S’Klallam, State Patrol, Quilcene firefighters, U.S. Border Patrol, state parks personnel and Olympic National Park rangers, as well as several Special Olympians, followed a route from the west side of Port Angeles at 7 a.m. to the Hood Canal Bridge to about 5 p.m. in support of Special Olympics, which provides sports training and athletic competition for individuals with disabilities. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)