Jefferson County

Entertainment offered on New Year’s weekend

New Year’s weekend offers some continuing entertainment opportunities on the North Olympic Peninsula. GOLDILOCKS AND THE ULTIMATE RAMPAGE returns for final shows this weekend, adding… Continue reading

Evensong service scheduled in Port Townsend

Katy Taylor will provide music for an Evensong service from 4 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. Sunday. The contemplative Celtic Christian… Continue reading

First Night to celebrate New Year’s Eve

Circus, lantern parade, theater, fireworks planned

Funding to help counties ID drugs

Process could provide answers for antidotes

Peninsula Daily News only online on Monday

The U.S. Postal Service is taking Monday as its New Year’s Day holiday so the Peninsula Daily News will not be printed on paper or… Continue reading

Polar bear plunges set for Sunday

High temperatures are expected to be in the mid-40s with partly sunny to mostly cloudy skies for the Polar Bear plunges set to kick off… Continue reading

Kevin Mason’s Raccoon Lodge shows a decorated face to Clay Street in Uptown Port Townsend. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/for Peninsula Daily News)

Raccoon Lodge given another extension

Port Townsend officials say art piece must be code compliant

Kevin Mason’s Raccoon Lodge shows a decorated face to Clay Street in Uptown Port Townsend. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/for Peninsula Daily News)
Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News

Rafe Thornton, left, and Lane Dotson, both with the City of Port Townsend Street, Sewer and Storm department vacuum sewage out of the manhole and into the truck, on Thursday, in order to facilitate repairs to the broken sewer line at Gaines and Water Streets in Port Townsend, on a newly installed sewer line damaged by recent storm and tidal activity.

Sewer repair in Port Townsend

Rafe Thornton, left, and Lane Dotson, both with the City of Port Townsend Street, Sewer and Storm department, vacuum sewage out of the manhole and… Continue reading

Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News

Rafe Thornton, left, and Lane Dotson, both with the City of Port Townsend Street, Sewer and Storm department vacuum sewage out of the manhole and into the truck, on Thursday, in order to facilitate repairs to the broken sewer line at Gaines and Water Streets in Port Townsend, on a newly installed sewer line damaged by recent storm and tidal activity.

Unity PT services announced

Unity in PT will host a New Year’s Eve peace meditation ritual at 4 p.m. Saturday. The annual service is in the… Continue reading

Deadline for business support program Saturday

Small businesses, startups and nonprofits encouraged to apply

Keith Harper.
Keith Harper.

Story slam scheduled for Wednesday

The Church of BuVu and Winter Texts will host PT Story Slam from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday. The free open… Continue reading

Natalie Calcote of Port Townsend exercises her dog, Davy Jones, by jumping over concrete barriers used to close off Washington Street, the main road through the Port Townsend Boat Haven Marina, which remained closed on Wednesday after severe flooding by the high tide and tidal surge on Tuesday. The drains were full and it was unknown what the effect of the anticipated 9.5-foot high tide at 9:44 a.m. today would be on road conditions. The road may be re-opened this afternoon during the falling tide. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Washington Street closed

Natalie Calcote of Port Townsend exercises her dog, Davy Jones, by jumping over concrete barriers used to close off Washington Street, the main road through… Continue reading

Natalie Calcote of Port Townsend exercises her dog, Davy Jones, by jumping over concrete barriers used to close off Washington Street, the main road through the Port Townsend Boat Haven Marina, which remained closed on Wednesday after severe flooding by the high tide and tidal surge on Tuesday. The drains were full and it was unknown what the effect of the anticipated 9.5-foot high tide at 9:44 a.m. today would be on road conditions. The road may be re-opened this afternoon during the falling tide. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Water Street at Gaines to close for repairs to sewer, road surface

Broken main is fixed, but road repairs could take a week or two

Bar stool bingo slated for Wednesdays

There is Bar Stool Bingo from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. every Wednesday in January. The fundraiser is at the Hilltop Tavern,… Continue reading

Following strong winds, typical weather to return

Light rain expected after week of variable weather

Visitors wander through the Port Townsend Marine Science Center’s new exhibit on kelp forests in downtown Port Townsend. (Port Townsend Marine Science Center)
Visitors wander through the Port Townsend Marine Science Center’s new exhibit on kelp forests in downtown Port Townsend. (Port Townsend Marine Science Center)

Jefferson County gets millions in funding

$1.7 trillion omnibus spending bill sets aside money for regional projects