Jefferson County

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

Film about disappearing island to be screened

Three screenings of “Island Road,” a film about an indigenous community confronted with the disappearance of their home, are scheduled next week… Continue reading

EYE ON JEFFERSON: County to consider redistricting plan

The three Jefferson County commissioners will be updated on the 2021 redistricting plan with draft maps when they meet at 9 a.m. Monday. The meeting… Continue reading

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Taking a break from setting up for the Olympic Peninsula Apple & Cider Festival, four Production Alliance crew members — from left, Danny Milholland, Shane Parish, Larry Lawrence and Damon Barlow — look out over the orchard at Eaglemount Winery-Cidery of Port Townsend. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Taking a break from setting up for the Olympic Peninsula Apple & Cider Festival, four Production Alliance crew members — from left, Danny Milholland, Shane Parish, Larry Lawrence and Damon Barlow — look out over the orchard at Eaglemount Winery-Cidery of Port Townsend. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Chez Jazz to perform (Mug) 

Sarah Shea and Chez Jazz will perform two free concerts this weekend. 

The will perform from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday in the barn at Finnriver Farm and Cidery, 124 Center Road, Chimacum. 

The group will also be on stage at 3 p.m. Sunday at CrabFest in downtown Port Angeles. 

The group performs jazz classics from the American song book.

Chez jazz to perform twice this weekend

Chez Jazz with Sarah Shea will perform two free concerts this weekend. They will perform from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday in the barn… Continue reading

Chez Jazz to perform (Mug) 

Sarah Shea and Chez Jazz will perform two free concerts this weekend. 

The will perform from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday in the barn at Finnriver Farm and Cidery, 124 Center Road, Chimacum. 

The group will also be on stage at 3 p.m. Sunday at CrabFest in downtown Port Angeles. 

The group performs jazz classics from the American song book.
Black and white images from across and beyond the region, including this photo by Richard Kohler, are in the limelight this weekend at Studio Bob in Port Angeles. photo by Richard Kohler

Crab dinners, art, music among weekend’s activities

While the Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival is the blockbuster on the Port Angeles waterfront, this weekend also brings more intimate art, music and theater… Continue reading

Black and white images from across and beyond the region, including this photo by Richard Kohler, are in the limelight this weekend at Studio Bob in Port Angeles. photo by Richard Kohler

ISSUES OF FAITH: The price of self-deception

As a minister entrusted with all sorts of secrets, I am frequently confronted with the reality that we all lie. I’m not talking about deliberate,… Continue reading

Jefferson Healthcare offers flu shots

Jefferson Healthcare will offer a weekend drive-through clinic for flu vaccines beginning this Sunday. It will be in the parking lot on… Continue reading

Community transmission is widespread in Forks, West End

Health officer says increased mitigation measures are needed

Tom Young serves to other members of the Port Townsend Pickleball Club during a game in the sun at the courts in front of the Jefferson County Courthouse on Wednesday afternoon. Temperatures are expected to cool off over the next few days. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Pickleball service

Tom Young serves to other members of the Port Townsend Pickleball Club during a game in the sun at the courts in front of the… Continue reading

Tom Young serves to other members of the Port Townsend Pickleball Club during a game in the sun at the courts in front of the Jefferson County Courthouse on Wednesday afternoon. Temperatures are expected to cool off over the next few days. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

COVID case slide tenuous

Health officer: ‘This is still a very high plateau’

Capt. Paul Bellesen Jr. stands Tuesday near the Washington State Ferries dock in Port Townsend. He spent nearly 30 years in the agency, most recently as the captain of the Salish, which sails between Port Townsend and Coupeville on Whidbey Island. (Zach Jablonski /Peninsula Daily News)

Ferry captain makes his farewells

After a ‘great career,’ he’s ready to do something different

Capt. Paul Bellesen Jr. stands Tuesday near the Washington State Ferries dock in Port Townsend. He spent nearly 30 years in the agency, most recently as the captain of the Salish, which sails between Port Townsend and Coupeville on Whidbey Island. (Zach Jablonski /Peninsula Daily News)

PAT NEAL: The forecast for this winter

Autumn must be my favorite time of year. If only because it helps us to prepare for winter. You remember winter? Maybe you were so… Continue reading

Port Townsend Main Street seeks applications for business loans

The Port Townsend Main Street Program is accepting applications from businesses in the commercial historic districts through Friday, Oct. 15. The program… Continue reading

Rhododendrons topic of discussion

Bob Zimmerman will address a meeting of the Olympic Peninsula Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society at 3 p.m. Thursday. The chapter will… Continue reading