Jefferson County

Peninsula reports no new COVID-19 cases on Thursday

Most appointments for vaccine unaffected by delays, Clallam health officer says

Ken Hanson and his wife, Pat Todd, are back home in Port Ludlow after a harrowing night that ended with Ken's rescue by a bloodhound named Jelly. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Lost hiker with limited vision rescued

Volunteeers, search dogs comb trails

Ken Hanson and his wife, Pat Todd, are back home in Port Ludlow after a harrowing night that ended with Ken's rescue by a bloodhound named Jelly. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Port Townsend Paper Mill topic of series

Ian Jablonski will present “History and Operation of the Port Townsend Olympic Gravity Water System” at 7 p.m. on Feb. 25. The… Continue reading

Speed limits cut in Port Ludlow

Changes set for parts of Paradise Bay, Oak Bay roads

Olympic Peninsula health officers discuss COVID testing in other schools in state

While some school districts in the state are conducting random COVID-19 testing for students and staff using rapid tests, North Olympic Peninsula school districts have… Continue reading

Terell Stafford, seen during the 2019 Jazz Port Townsend workshop and festival, will appear again this year as Centrum brings its spring and summer programs online. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Centrum plans virtual concerts, classes

Multiple cameras, live streaming add to unique events

Terell Stafford, seen during the 2019 Jazz Port Townsend workshop and festival, will appear again this year as Centrum brings its spring and summer programs online. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Housing projects receive grants

County commissioners approve $270k in funding

Port Ludlow Marina recognized as Elite Fleet Marina

The Port Ludlow Marina has been named as an Elite Fleet Marina in the marinas.com 2020 Boaters’ Choice Awards. The award, bestowed… Continue reading

Sea lion lecture slated Wednesday

Greg Frankfurter will present “Sea Lions of the Puget Sound” at 6 p.m. Wednesday. The free presentation, hosted by the Friends of… Continue reading

Natalia Guevara and her granddaughter Natali, 8, have been reunited with Honey the cat after nearly three months of searching. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

With a little help, Honey is home after 12 weeks

Neighbor, humane society reconnect cat with her family

Natalia Guevara and her granddaughter Natali, 8, have been reunited with Honey the cat after nearly three months of searching. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Ivan Daniel Espinosa of Port Townsend will present an online program about his performance art Thursday afternoon. (Photo courtesy of Ivan Daniel Espinosa)

Goddard College artists to present work

A woman who studied to become a Buddhist nun, a Northwest logger’s daughter, a Canadian filmmaker and a Latino choreographer: All will… Continue reading

Ivan Daniel Espinosa of Port Townsend will present an online program about his performance art Thursday afternoon. (Photo courtesy of Ivan Daniel Espinosa)
Amie Albaugh of Sequim, seen at the market stand last year, is among the vendors at the Jefferson County Farmers Market. The market invites farmers, chefs and artisans of color to apply for grants from its new startup fund. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Amie Albaugh of Sequim, seen at the market stand last year, is among the vendors at the Jefferson County Farmers Market. The market invites farmers, chefs and artisans of color to apply for grants from its new startup fund. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Olympics protect most of Peninsula from new snow

The rainshadow effect largely came to the aid of the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend as the area avoided the heavy snow… Continue reading

Benji Project teacher Heather McRae-Woolf talks with her daughter Orlanda on the Swan School patio, the setting for a new mindfulness circle for teens in Port Townsend. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

The Benji Project opens mindfulness circle

Free program aims to support youth and mental health

Benji Project teacher Heather McRae-Woolf talks with her daughter Orlanda on the Swan School patio, the setting for a new mindfulness circle for teens in Port Townsend. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Health officer: New COVID case numbers down, but don’t relax yet

New COVID-19 cases on the North Olympic Peninsula continue to remain few, but Jefferson County Health Officer Dr. Tom Locke warned people… Continue reading

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Gardens around the Peninsula, especially at higher elevations, are peeking out from under snow.

A GROWING CONCERN: Snow makes for winter workload

WELL, THAT DANG groundhog sure was a smart aleck varmint. It truly is still winter! It was only this time last year we were under… Continue reading

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Gardens around the Peninsula, especially at higher elevations, are peeking out from under snow.

District 24 telephone town hall set for Monday

The District 24 contingent will host a telephone town hall meeting at 6 p.m. Monday. Sen. Kevin Van De Wege of Sequim, Rep. Steve Tharinger… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Virtual meeting at 11 a.m. Wednesday. For information email [email protected] • Forks Chamber of Commerce — Virtual… Continue reading