Jefferson County

Burn ban lifted in both Clallam, Jefferson counties

The burn ban has been lifted in both Clallam and Jefferson counties today. Outdoor debris burning is still restricted in urban growth areas under state… Continue reading

Clallam Bay prison outbreak grows to 160-plus cases

Staff aren’t consistently wearing masks, health officer says

ISSUES OF FAITH: Build stronger community by finding common values

I have always been interested in learning about different religions. I graduated from seminary, which in our church is a four-year religious education program for… Continue reading

Mackenzie Grinnell, the First Friday Speaker Series presenter, will give an online talk about belonging to a culture and community. (Photo courtesy of Jefferson County Historical Society)

October First Friday Speaker Series

Tribal member to speak about what it means to belong to land

Mackenzie Grinnell, the First Friday Speaker Series presenter, will give an online talk about belonging to a culture and community. (Photo courtesy of Jefferson County Historical Society)

Woman of Excellence Award seeking nominees

American Association of University Women to recognize individual

Frank Bruni, a volunteer at the Point Wilson Light Station with the U.S. Lighthouse Society, helped conduct tours of the lantern room at the top of the lighthouse on Tuesday as part of an open house of the facilities. The organization is moving into the next stage of renovations, starting with the roof of the keepers’ dwelling. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Point Wilson Light Station under renovation

Society welcomes public, kicks off campaign for next phase of development

Frank Bruni, a volunteer at the Point Wilson Light Station with the U.S. Lighthouse Society, helped conduct tours of the lantern room at the top of the lighthouse on Tuesday as part of an open house of the facilities. The organization is moving into the next stage of renovations, starting with the roof of the keepers’ dwelling. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Tuesday talks scheduled for streaming

Port Townsend Public Library to sponsor a series of talks

Coronavirus update

Long-term care facilities, contact tracing, non-compliance

Flutter wand kits offered at Jefferson County Library

The Jefferson County Library has supplies and instruction to make flutter wands during regular library hours throughout October. Youths ages 7 -11… Continue reading

In what he called a “good frisky breeze,” Josh Porter of Port Townsend kiteboards across the Salish Sea beside Fort Worden State Park. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Kiteboarding across the Salish Sea

In what he called a “good frisky breeze,” Josh Porter of Port Townsend kiteboarded across the Salish Sea beside Fort Worden State Park.… Continue reading

In what he called a “good frisky breeze,” Josh Porter of Port Townsend kiteboards across the Salish Sea beside Fort Worden State Park. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

PAT NEAL: Sympathy for the Fish Cop

Thank you for reading this. You send the most interesting letters. One of the best came as a response to my explanation of how our… Continue reading

Port Townsend Film Festival Executive Director Janette Force, left, joins emcee Joey Pipia in dressing up for Saturday night’s outdoor screening of “Legally Blonde” in downtown Port Townsend. Force, who has led the organization for 12 years, is retiring after this fall’s festival. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Films earn awards at Port Townsend festival

Executive director honored for 12 years in role

Port Townsend Film Festival Executive Director Janette Force, left, joins emcee Joey Pipia in dressing up for Saturday night’s outdoor screening of “Legally Blonde” in downtown Port Townsend. Force, who has led the organization for 12 years, is retiring after this fall’s festival. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Farmer Steve Dowdell, with help from Rocky Roo, samples blueberries at his Gray Fox Farm in Chimacum. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Gleaning opportunities abound in Jefferson County

Former trial lawyer cleaning up Chimacum farm

Farmer Steve Dowdell, with help from Rocky Roo, samples blueberries at his Gray Fox Farm in Chimacum. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
The Sims Way entrance to Port Townsend is lined with scores of Lombardy poplars — alongside power lines and the Boat Haven. The city and port plan to remove the trees to make room for boatyard expansion. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Iconic trees to be replaced, but with what?

Future meetings to give public chance to comment

The Sims Way entrance to Port Townsend is lined with scores of Lombardy poplars — alongside power lines and the Boat Haven. The city and port plan to remove the trees to make room for boatyard expansion. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Olympic Peninsula Authors seeking submissions for fifth anthology

The Olympic Peninsula Authors is seeking submissions of original prose and poetry about the North Olympic Peninsula. For the fifth consecutive year,… Continue reading

The U.S. Lighthouse Society is hosting a kickoff event at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Point Wilson Lighthouse to highlight the next phase of renovations for the lighthouse and its two dwellings. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Public tour at Point Wilson

Point Wilson Lighthouse still being renovated

The U.S. Lighthouse Society is hosting a kickoff event at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Point Wilson Lighthouse to highlight the next phase of renovations for the lighthouse and its two dwellings. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)