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Free lunch to be served curbside Tuesday

Just Soup is serving turkey soup and a Thanksgiving dessert from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. The free lunch will be… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: It’s OK to not be ‘fine’

“I’M FINE.” WE say it all the time. It’s short and sweet. But, often, it’s not true. And while everyone occasionally says they’re fine when… Continue reading

The Crushwater duo — Chandra Johnson and Scott Sullivan — will give an “In [Your] Living Room” concert online Friday.

JFFA stages online concert, sets goal

With plans for an online concert today and a virtual festival come 2021, the nonprofit Juan de Fuca Foundation for the Arts… Continue reading

The Crushwater duo — Chandra Johnson and Scott Sullivan — will give an “In [Your] Living Room” concert online Friday.
Jumping Mouse Children's Center race director Whitney Friddle shows off contents of the Turkey Trot virtual fun run goodie bag: coffee, chocolate and a popcorn gift certificate from local businesses. The 5K run/walk and family scavenger hunt will happen all of Thanksgiving week. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Jumping Mouse Turkey Trot expands to weeklong event

Amended race to raise money for children’s health

Jumping Mouse Children's Center race director Whitney Friddle shows off contents of the Turkey Trot virtual fun run goodie bag: coffee, chocolate and a popcorn gift certificate from local businesses. The 5K run/walk and family scavenger hunt will happen all of Thanksgiving week. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Mike Zavadlov
Bob Lashinski caught this chrome king while fishing with Mike Zavadlov of Mike Z's Guide Service (360-640-8109) earlier this month. With Thanksgiving approaching, West End anglers are keeping watchful eyes out for hatchery steelhead.
Mike Zavadlov
Bob Lashinski caught this chrome king while fishing with Mike Zavadlov of Mike Z's Guide Service (360-640-8109) earlier this month. With Thanksgiving approaching, West End anglers are keeping watchful eyes out for hatchery steelhead.

Port Townsend sets holiday events

White lights are decorating trees in downtown Port Townsend’s historic district as part of 2020’s special holiday celebration. Port Townsend Main Street… Continue reading

Discovering the Forest series begins Friday

“Discovering the Forest,” a new community education series, starts online Friday courtesy of the Jefferson Land Trust. The public is invited to… Continue reading

Despite this week's powerful winds, the surrounding trees near the Haller Fountain in downtown Port Townsend still wear their golden leaves. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Golden season

Despite this week’s powerful winds, the surrounding trees near the Haller Fountain in downtown Port Townsend still wear their golden leaves.… Continue reading

Despite this week's powerful winds, the surrounding trees near the Haller Fountain in downtown Port Townsend still wear their golden leaves. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Teams from Seton Construction and Port Townsend Public Works continued their work of fixing a broken water main on Wednesday after the pipe burst on Monday night. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Port Townsend water shutoff set for pipe repair

No-contact order issued after sewage overflow

Teams from Seton Construction and Port Townsend Public Works continued their work of fixing a broken water main on Wednesday after the pipe burst on Monday night. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)
Port Angeles' Myra Walker, right, grabs a rebound from Sequim's LeeAnn Raney, left, and Hannah Wagner during a game last February at Port Angeles High School. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

WIAA pushes back prep seasons

The return of high school sports will be delayed by at least another month and all three prep seasons have been reduced… Continue reading

Port Angeles' Myra Walker, right, grabs a rebound from Sequim's LeeAnn Raney, left, and Hannah Wagner during a game last February at Port Angeles High School. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

COVID-19 cases continue rise on Peninsula

Sequim School District reports positive infection

A head-on collision between a car and semi-truck closed the Hood Canal Bridge in both directions for nearly two hours on Tuesday morning.  (State Patrol)
A head-on collision between a car and semi-truck closed the Hood Canal Bridge in both directions for nearly two hours on Tuesday morning.  (State Patrol)

DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: ‘Neverending Story’ shines bright

THE LIGHT BULB blazed on courtesy of Anna Andersen, director of Port Angeles High School’s production of “The Neverending Story,” to live-stream its final three… Continue reading

PAT NEAL: It’s spawning season again

IT WAS DAYLIGHT on the river on a dark and dismal day. It’s a favorite time of year. When the rain cleans the river of… Continue reading

Teams from Port Townsend Public Works and Seton Construction work to uncover a water main that burst on the corner of Monroe and Water streets in Port Townsend Tuesday. The pipe burst Monday night, and Public Works Director Steve King estimated the repairs to take two to three days. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Water main bursts in downtown Port Townsend

Crews expected to take a few days to fully repair break

Teams from Port Townsend Public Works and Seton Construction work to uncover a water main that burst on the corner of Monroe and Water streets in Port Townsend Tuesday. The pipe burst Monday night, and Public Works Director Steve King estimated the repairs to take two to three days. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Clallam County enters COVID-19 high-risk category

Peninsula case rates above 75 per 100,000 for past two weeks

Vehicles make their away along a rock-strewn stretch of Ediz Hook Road in Port Angeles after high waves pushed debris across a parking area and a section of roadway. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

More than 20,000 lose power across Peninsula

Storm brings wind gusts, rain that knock down trees

Vehicles make their away along a rock-strewn stretch of Ediz Hook Road in Port Angeles after high waves pushed debris across a parking area and a section of roadway. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Brinnon Community Center welcomes new manager

Sandy Peterson, who has been the manager of the Brinnon Community Center for 16 years, has retired. She will be succeeded by Alicia… Continue reading