Jefferson County

Elks Lodge 317 members, from left, Mark Banks, trustee; Shirley Beck, leading knight; James Aman, loyal knight; and Greg Carroll, chaplain, stand in front of the Marvin Shields Post 26 American Legion color guard during a joint Memorial Day ceremony Monday at the Fort Worden Cemetery. Elks trustee David Crozier carried the Elks flag as part of the day’s color guard. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Memorial Day service

Elks Lodge 317 members, from left, Mark Banks, trustee; Shirley Beck, leading knight; James Aman, loyal knight; and Greg Carroll, chaplain, stand in front of… Continue reading

Elks Lodge 317 members, from left, Mark Banks, trustee; Shirley Beck, leading knight; James Aman, loyal knight; and Greg Carroll, chaplain, stand in front of the Marvin Shields Post 26 American Legion color guard during a joint Memorial Day ceremony Monday at the Fort Worden Cemetery. Elks trustee David Crozier carried the Elks flag as part of the day’s color guard. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Schools aim for full-time class in fall

Plans call for in-person instruction with masks

Jason Reid

‘Dirtbag: The Legend of Fred Beckey’ screening Thursday

Hikers and other adventurers will learn more about the exploits of Pacific Northwest mountain climber Fred Beckey in a special evening Studium… Continue reading

Jason Reid
The Brinnon Fire Department acquired several new vehicles due to a $1.2 million bond that was approved by Brinnon Voters in 2019, including the 1,500 Rosenbauer pumper tender. (Brinnon Fire Department)

Brinnon fire chief grateful for new equipment

Vehicles funded by 2019 passage of a bond finally arrive

The Brinnon Fire Department acquired several new vehicles due to a $1.2 million bond that was approved by Brinnon Voters in 2019, including the 1,500 Rosenbauer pumper tender. (Brinnon Fire Department)

Jefferson County residents named to president’s list at Southern New Hampshire University

Two local students have been named to the winter 2021 president’s list at Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester, N.H. The honorees… Continue reading

Local churches to stream services online

List includes Port Angeles, Sequim, Gardiner, Port Townsend and Chimacum

American Legion member Patricia Radford uses a sharp tool to poke a hole in the ground and then places an American flag near the grave of a service member. In preparation for Memorial Day, volunteers went to Ocean View Cemetery to place small flags on all the graves of former service members they could locate. They placed hundreds of flags Saturday morning to honor and remember those who gave their service to the country. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

Memorial Day ceremonies scheduled Monday

Memorial Day ceremonies are planned across the North Olympic Peninsula Monday. Here is a list: Port Angeles • A traditional Memorial Day program with music… Continue reading

American Legion member Patricia Radford uses a sharp tool to poke a hole in the ground and then places an American flag near the grave of a service member. In preparation for Memorial Day, volunteers went to Ocean View Cemetery to place small flags on all the graves of former service members they could locate. They placed hundreds of flags Saturday morning to honor and remember those who gave their service to the country. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)
Mike Aman.

School board appointee also candidate for Chimacum seat

Father of two fills open seat, will run unopposed this fall

Mike Aman.

State Highway 20 road work slated Wednesday and Thursday

Maintenance crews from the state Department of Transportation will make pavement repairs to state Highway 20 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Add dahlias to the cast for show-stopping blooms

I HAVE JUST completed the task of amending the soil in a couple clients’ yards for flower beds and boy, did they need it! Yes,… Continue reading

Micaela Kingslight, pictured at a 2019 Concert on the Dock, will bring her music to Tyler Plaza in downtown Port Townsend at 2 p.m. Monday. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

Buskers on the Block last shows on Monday

Buskers on the Block, the Port Townsend Main Street Program’s live music series, wraps up Monday with two performers downtown. • Corinne Adams,… Continue reading

Micaela Kingslight, pictured at a 2019 Concert on the Dock, will bring her music to Tyler Plaza in downtown Port Townsend at 2 p.m. Monday. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

In-person meeting Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. at Joshua’s Restaurant, 113 DelGuzzi Drive (off U.S. Highway 101). This week features… Continue reading

Memorial Day marked at Captain Joseph House today

The Captain Joseph House Foundation will conduct a memorial service at 2 p.m. today. The ceremony, which includes a flyover by the U.S. Coast Guard,… Continue reading

Jefferson Healthcare has announced that Dr Jeremy Idjadi has joined its orthopedic surgery staff.

New surgeon joins Jefferson Healthcare staff in orthopedics

Jefferson Healthcare has announced that Dr Jeremy Idjadi has joined its orthopedic surgery staff. Idjadi, a shoulder surgeon, graduated from New York… Continue reading

Jefferson Healthcare has announced that Dr Jeremy Idjadi has joined its orthopedic surgery staff.

One candidate files, leaving seven positions lapsed

Only one candidate filed in Jefferson County during a three-day special filing period for eight open positions. James Boyd filed Thursday for… Continue reading

Artist Mike Biskup takes in the sun on Water Street in Port Townsend, where he sells his art from a vintage elevator cage. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News
Artist Mike Biskup takes in the sun on Water Street in Port Townsend, where he sells his art from a vintage elevator cage. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

Tidepools magazine history topic of presentation

The past, present, and future of Peninsula College’s award-winning publication, Tidepools magazine, will be discussed at Thursday’s Studium Generale presentation. The free… Continue reading