Jefferson County

Rocky Friedman is selling the Rose Theatre and Starlight Room, but not just to any buyer. Interested parties need to first answer a set of five questions. If you’re not prepared to live in Port Townsend, don’t bother to apply. (Tyler Rowe)

It will take more than money for iconic business

Rocky Friedman knew the day would come when he’d be ready to sell the Rose Theatre, the business he had established and… Continue reading

Rocky Friedman is selling the Rose Theatre and Starlight Room, but not just to any buyer. Interested parties need to first answer a set of five questions. If you’re not prepared to live in Port Townsend, don’t bother to apply. (Tyler Rowe)

‘The Race to Alaska’ film screening scheduled

The film “The Race to Alaska” will be screened on Saturday and Sunday, just ahead of the start of the 2022 Race… Continue reading

Dancers in Colony, choreographed by Bill Evans, are, from left, Stephanie Sanders, Lisa Fores, Rae Kala, Camille Hildebrandt, Abbie Doll, Aili Emilia, Don Halquist and Ashley A. Friend. Friend will be replaced by Anna Hansen this weekend.
Dancers in Colony, choreographed by Bill Evans, are, from left, Stephanie Sanders, Lisa Fores, Rae Kala, Camille Hildebrandt, Abbie Doll, Aili Emilia, Don Halquist and Ashley A. Friend. Friend will be replaced by Anna Hansen this weekend.

Memorial dedication for Shields’ plaque planned

The Admiralty Inlet chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, will dedicate a memorial plaque at 1 p.m. Saturday. The ceremony is at… Continue reading

PAT NEAL: Does it always rain here?

With the blustery weather we have been experiencing lately, it seems like either the mildest January or the coldest June we’ve ever had. Rainfall events… Continue reading

Port Townsend City Council approves extension for tent encampments

Pat’s Place’s wooden tent shelters within city

Case rates starting to drop

Officials: Virus entering endemic phase

Fire district proposes changes to burn ban

Policy could be different throughout county

A pair of sloops race to the finish line as the Port Townsend Sailing Association’s Classic Mariners Regatta got underway. The 39th regatta returned after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. About 30 sailing vessels, large and small, took part in the annual sailing event Saturday that was open to all designs and materials for the first time. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Mariners Regatta

By Steve Mullensky For Peninsula Daily News A pair of sloops race to the finish line as the Port Townsend Sailing Association’s Classic Mariners Regatta… Continue reading

A pair of sloops race to the finish line as the Port Townsend Sailing Association’s Classic Mariners Regatta got underway. The 39th regatta returned after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. About 30 sailing vessels, large and small, took part in the annual sailing event Saturday that was open to all designs and materials for the first time. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Peninsula College’s Studium Generale to spotlight English essay award winners

Peninsula College will celebrate student writing at 12:30 p.m. Thursday as Stadium Generale spotlights the winners of the English Essay Awards. Through… Continue reading

Best of the Peninsula.

Nominations being taken for Best of the Peninsula 2022

Nominations are being accepted for the Best of Clallam and Jefferson County! Pick your favorites in a variety of topics, and send them in to… Continue reading

Best of the Peninsula.

Port Townsend to consider housing law change

Provision would affect temporary tent camps

The True Life Trio will perform at Quimper Grange at 7 p.m. Thursday.

True Life Trio to perform at Quimper Grange on Thursday

The True Life Trio will perform “From Bulgaria to the Bayou” at 7 p.m. Thursday at Quimper Grange, 1219 Corona St., in… Continue reading

The True Life Trio will perform at Quimper Grange at 7 p.m. Thursday.
Port Townsend city employee Rafe Thornton, in yellow slicker, and an unidentified man, survey a landslide from Washington Street that fell onto Water Street and closed access to the ferry terminal and other locations in downtown Port Townsend due to heavy rainfall Sunday afternoon. Jefferson County Emergency Management issued a warning at 1:55 p.m. that the street was closed and alternate routes were necessary. A city dumptruck hauled away a load of mud and debris that was blocking the street. Further cleanup was needed before the street could be opened. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Landslide closes Water Street in Port Townsend

By Steve Mullensky For Peninsula Daily News Port Townsend city employee Rafe Thornton, in yellow slicker, and an unidentified man, survey a landslide from Washington… Continue reading

Port Townsend city employee Rafe Thornton, in yellow slicker, and an unidentified man, survey a landslide from Washington Street that fell onto Water Street and closed access to the ferry terminal and other locations in downtown Port Townsend due to heavy rainfall Sunday afternoon. Jefferson County Emergency Management issued a warning at 1:55 p.m. that the street was closed and alternate routes were necessary. A city dumptruck hauled away a load of mud and debris that was blocking the street. Further cleanup was needed before the street could be opened. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

A GROWING CONCERN: Get your garden summer ready

WELL, HERE WE go! It’s June, the month summer begins. Actually, an old-timer here on the Peninsula told me early on with my arrival, “it… Continue reading

Classic Mariners Regata Saturday, Sunday

Races in the Classic Mariners Regatta on Port Townsend Bay are set for today and Sunday. This will be the 39th annual… Continue reading

Anson K. Sin

Classical pianist to perform on Peninsula

Classical pianist Anson K. Sin will perform a solo recital in Peninsula College’s Maier Performance Hall at 7 p.m. Monday. The alumnus… Continue reading

Anson K. Sin

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

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

Printmaker Philip Carrico’s Ebony and Ivory is on view at Port Townsend Gallery.

Galleries open for Art Walk

Saturday evening explorations prepared in Port Townsend

Printmaker Philip Carrico’s Ebony and Ivory is on view at Port Townsend Gallery.

How your city works lecture planned

Bliss Morris will present “Giving Back to the Land: The Story of City Compost” at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The zoom lecture is… Continue reading