Jefferson County

Jenner Fox, left, and Jeremy Elliott will perform on Friday.
Jenner Fox, left, and Jeremy Elliott will perform on Friday.

PAT NEAL: Elk season

I HOPE YOUR elk season went better than mine did. Things started out bad and got worse after that. The first thing I did to… Continue reading

A cyclist enters the tunnel under Discovery Road at the 3-mile marker on the Larry Scott Memorial Trail south of Port Townsend. The now-cleared segment is part of the Olympic Discovery Trail across East Jefferson and Clallam counties, where a number of trees had blocked passage after the Nov. 4 storm. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/For Peninsula Daily News)

Tunnel vision

A cyclist enters the tunnel under Discovery Road at the 3-mile marker on the Larry Scott Memorial Trail south of Port Townsend. The now-cleared segment… Continue reading

A cyclist enters the tunnel under Discovery Road at the 3-mile marker on the Larry Scott Memorial Trail south of Port Townsend. The now-cleared segment is part of the Olympic Discovery Trail across East Jefferson and Clallam counties, where a number of trees had blocked passage after the Nov. 4 storm. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/For Peninsula Daily News)
The 65-ton Gretchen H tugboat got a bath at the Boat Haven in Port Townsend on Monday. After the marine travel-lift brought her out of the water, maintenance workers including Chad Tichgelaar pressure washed the 81-foot vessel under a bright sun. “It was a heckuva haul-out,” Tichgelaar said. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/For Peninsula Daily News)

‘A heckuva haul-out’

The 65-ton Gretchen H tugboat got a bath at the Boat Haven in Port Townsend on Monday. After the marine travel-lift brought her out of… Continue reading

The 65-ton Gretchen H tugboat got a bath at the Boat Haven in Port Townsend on Monday. After the marine travel-lift brought her out of the water, maintenance workers including Chad Tichgelaar pressure washed the 81-foot vessel under a bright sun. “It was a heckuva haul-out,” Tichgelaar said. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/For Peninsula Daily News)
The Port Ludlow Art League will host a group art exhibit titled Holiday Gatherings at the Bay Club, featuring artists’ interpretations of holiday celebrations around the world.

Artist, jeweler featured at Port Ludlow Art League

Exhibits to be shown at Sound Community Bank

The Port Ludlow Art League will host a group art exhibit titled Holiday Gatherings at the Bay Club, featuring artists’ interpretations of holiday celebrations around the world.

Author to hold discussion on race

Kwame Christian will discuss his new book “How to Have Difficult Conversations About Race: Practical Tools for Necessary Change in the Workplace… Continue reading

Poets in conversation slated Wednesday

Local poets Carol Prismon-Reed and Bill Mawhinney will host an evening of poetry and conversation at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16. The… Continue reading

Raccoon Lodge must come into compliance, officials say

There are options, but art piece must be up to Port Townsend code

Tamale time set Monday in Brinnon

The Jefferson County Library and Jefferson County Immigrant Rights Advocates will host Tamale Time! from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday. The family… Continue reading

Kilmer sets West End office hours

Staffers from U.S. Representative Derek Kilmer’s office will conduct mobile office hours on the West End this week. The constituent services team will… Continue reading

Chris Gilbert will perform at the Candlelight Concert at Trinity United Methodist Church in Port Townsend.
Chris Gilbert will perform at the Candlelight Concert at Trinity United Methodist Church in Port Townsend.

Navy plans security exercises

Naval Magazine Indian Island has scheduled training exercises for today through Friday. Training activities will take place near the installation’s main gate,… Continue reading

Volunteers clean up marine trash at the head of Tarboo Bay.
Volunteers clean up marine trash at the head of Tarboo Bay.
About 75 people gathered in support of Kevin Mason’s “Raccoon Lodge” at noon Saturday. The Port Townsend carpenter and artist built the structure on Clay Street with a huge tree stump as its foundation. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/for Peninsula Daily News)

PT community rallies behind ‘Raccoon Lodge’

Art piece a hazard, city says; many want it to stay

About 75 people gathered in support of Kevin Mason’s “Raccoon Lodge” at noon Saturday. The Port Townsend carpenter and artist built the structure on Clay Street with a huge tree stump as its foundation. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/for Peninsula Daily News)

PENINSULA HORSEPLAY: Learn how to hike, bike or motor near horses

“WELL, SURPRISE, SURPRISE, surprise!” I’m hearing Gomer Pyle’s catch phrase from the 1960s Andy Griffith TV show going through my head when thinking of the… Continue reading

Snow and ice can damage your plants. After you clear debris, check for damage and prune below it to keep plants healthy. (Markus Spiske via Unsplash)

A GROWING CONCERN: How to address damaged landscaping after snowy weather

Well now, howling winds, heavy, wet snow, cold temperatures and a red wave that did not come in, so our shellfish are safe to harvest.… Continue reading

Snow and ice can damage your plants. After you clear debris, check for damage and prune below it to keep plants healthy. (Markus Spiske via Unsplash)

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Breakfast meetings with networking and educational programs are held Tuesdays at 7:30 a.m. at Joshua’s Restaurant, 113 DelGuzzi Drive… Continue reading