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Friends of Fort Worden project lead and board member Bill Appleton, left, stands with local contractor Ty Hodge in front of the nearly completed restored guard shack that used to stand at the entrance of Fort Worden State Park when it was still used by the military. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Fort Worden guard shack on path to restoration

Upgraded structure could be used for events, information

Friends of Fort Worden project lead and board member Bill Appleton, left, stands with local contractor Ty Hodge in front of the nearly completed restored guard shack that used to stand at the entrance of Fort Worden State Park when it was still used by the military. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

ISSUES OF FAITH: In uncertain times, God remains steady

“Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul… Continue reading

Free STEAM for kids program scheduled

‘Secret Messages: Invisible Ink’ planned for today

HJ Carroll Park currently displays a large sign with the plans for the Jefferson Universal Movement Playground to be built next to the basketball courts to better serve all members of the community. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

JUMP! park receives $500k grant

RCO endowment will allow for Phase 1 construction in 2022

HJ Carroll Park currently displays a large sign with the plans for the Jefferson Universal Movement Playground to be built next to the basketball courts to better serve all members of the community. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)
Daniel J. Merino, U.S. Army veteran, is wrapped in the quilt that was recently made for and presented to him by the North Olympic Peninsula Quilts of Valor group. (Photo courtesy of Christopher Bates Photography)

Peninsula Quilts of Valor honors veterans

Nominations low this year due to pandemic

Daniel J. Merino, U.S. Army veteran, is wrapped in the quilt that was recently made for and presented to him by the North Olympic Peninsula Quilts of Valor group. (Photo courtesy of Christopher Bates Photography)

More COVID-19 cases: 5 in Clallam, 2 in Jefferson

Additional COVID-19 cases have been confirmed by area health officers, with Clallam County seeing five new cases Wednesday and Jefferson County reporting two more cases… Continue reading

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Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command Northwest Executive Officer Capt. Angel Santiago, left, and Commanding Officer Capt. Ben Miller salute the grave of Medal of Honor recipient Navy Petty Officer Marvin G. Shields during the annual Veterans Day ceremony at the Gardiner Cemetery. The COVID-19 pandemic limited the ceremony to a small group of fewer than 10 people instead of the more than 100 who have attended in previous years. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Salute for service

Small crowd gathers for annual Veterans Day ceremony at Gardiner Cemetery

Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command Northwest Executive Officer Capt. Angel Santiago, left, and Commanding Officer Capt. Ben Miller salute the grave of Medal of Honor recipient Navy Petty Officer Marvin G. Shields during the annual Veterans Day ceremony at the Gardiner Cemetery. The COVID-19 pandemic limited the ceremony to a small group of fewer than 10 people instead of the more than 100 who have attended in previous years. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Veterans Day celebrated quietly this year

The Jack Grennan Post 62 American Legion, Michael Trebert Chapter-NSDAR and Sequim Prairie Garden Club will host a Veterans Day public ceremony today… Continue reading

PAT NEAL: Opening day of elk season

IT WAS DAYLIGHT in the swamp on the opening day of elk season. It is a day steeped in a tradition that harkens back to… Continue reading

Peninsula counties both over 80 percent voter turnout

Clallam just over 82 percent; Jefferson almost at 89 percent

Free business tax webinar slated

The state Department of Revenue will host a free live webinar for new and small business owners from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.… Continue reading

Washington State Parks astronomy lectures slated

Troy Carpenter will present “Surrounded by Robots: More Than 60 Years of Satellites” at 7 p.m. Sunday. The lecture, part of a Washington… Continue reading

East Jefferson Fire Rescue personnel reach a man and his dog aboard a sailboat after the vessel's mast broke on Sunday. (East Jefferson Fire Rescue)

East Jefferson Fire Rescue saves man and dog

Rough weather, broken mast prompt emergency call

East Jefferson Fire Rescue personnel reach a man and his dog aboard a sailboat after the vessel's mast broke on Sunday. (East Jefferson Fire Rescue)
Olivia Marckx, left, and Charlotte Marckx are the Sempre Sisters, guest soloists with the Port Angeles Symphony in an online concert to premiere this week. (Sempre Sisters)
Olivia Marckx, left, and Charlotte Marckx are the Sempre Sisters, guest soloists with the Port Angeles Symphony in an online concert to premiere this week. (Sempre Sisters)