Jefferson County

Clallam County reports 82nd COVID death

Statewide, hospitals nearing crisis, officials say

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Virtual meeting 7:30 a.m. Tuesday via Zoom. This week will be a business meeting. The Zoom link is https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7735803377,… Continue reading

Health order lawsuit hearing postponed

Clallam County answers injunction request, saying more deaths likely if mandate lifted

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Cutline: Knowing access to drinking water is vital to an animal’s health Lillian Bond uses a pick axe to break through the top layer of ice in her horse’s water trough.

HORSEPLAY: Planning on riding in winter? Here are a few tips

CRUNCH, CRUNCH, CRUNCH. That was the sound I heard as through the snow I trudged. A twice-daily task it was to feed hay to my… Continue reading

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Cutline: Knowing access to drinking water is vital to an animal’s health Lillian Bond uses a pick axe to break through the top layer of ice in her horse’s water trough.
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How to donate, apply

Donations to the Peninsula Home Fund can be made at any time during the year. Every gift to the Peninsula Home Fund makes a difference… Continue reading

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In-person access limited to legislative session

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has led to restrictions on the legislative session that begins Monday. A limited number of lawmakers will be on… Continue reading

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Local author Harriet Cannon has just published "Exiled South," her first novel. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News
Local author Harriet Cannon has just published "Exiled South," her first novel. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

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

Here are some new photos of crews final clearing efforts to reopen US 101 to all traffic today. 

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Highway 101 reopened between 104 intersection and Hoodsport

Nearly 50-mile stretch had been closed since Sunday night

Here are some new photos of crews final clearing efforts to reopen US 101 to all traffic today. 

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Port Townsend Marine Science Center Executive Director Janine Boire admires photos in "We Are Puget Sound," the free exhibition inside the Flagship Landing building at 1001 Water St. in downtown Port Townsend. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

‘We Are Puget Sound’ photo show open in Port Townsend

The decorated warbonnet, a strange, full-lipped fish. Three tribal canoes, paddles at rest. A jellyfish in a sea of turquoise. Skagit Valley… Continue reading

Port Townsend Marine Science Center Executive Director Janine Boire admires photos in "We Are Puget Sound," the free exhibition inside the Flagship Landing building at 1001 Water St. in downtown Port Townsend. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

Appeals court upholds $23.9 million verdict

Jefferson Healthcare was negligent, court ruled

Birding hiking tours scheduled for Fort Flagler State Park

Beverly McNeil will lead a bird walk at 9 a.m. Saturday. The twice-monthly hikes on Fort Flagler State Park, 10541 Flagler Rd., are… Continue reading

Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship announces spring Adult Learning Programs.

Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship has announced its spring Adult Learning Programs. The program includes a variety of online offerings and several open-space… Continue reading

Debbi Steele of Port Townsend shows her sign to Mado Most, far left, and Annalee McConnell just before the candlelight vigil at Pope Marine Park in downtown Port Townsend on Thursday afternoon. About 100 people joined the League of Women Voters-Jefferson County vigil, marking the first anniversary of the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Earlier in the day, a vigil in Sequim drew at least 125 people. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Vigil to remember Jan. 6

Debbi Steele of Port Townsend shows her sign to Mado Most, far left, and Annalee McConnell just before the candlelight vigil at Pope Marine Park… Continue reading

Debbi Steele of Port Townsend shows her sign to Mado Most, far left, and Annalee McConnell just before the candlelight vigil at Pope Marine Park in downtown Port Townsend on Thursday afternoon. About 100 people joined the League of Women Voters-Jefferson County vigil, marking the first anniversary of the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Earlier in the day, a vigil in Sequim drew at least 125 people. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

School delays due to inclement weather

There will be a two hour late start today for Sequim High School, Sequim Middle School, Helen Haller Elementary, Olympic Peninsula Academy and Dungeness Virtual… Continue reading

COVID death reported in Clallam County

Another death from COVID-19 confirmed on Wednesday brings Clallam County’s total deaths since the pandemic began to 81. Dr. Allison Berry, health… Continue reading