Jefferson County

Ross McCurdy, owner of the Oak Table Cafe in Silverdale, currently holds the Guinness World Record for most eggs cracked one-handed in a minute. He, along with his daughter, Mira, 12, have been invited by celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay to test that record on a special Father’s Day episode of Ramsay’s show “The F Word.” (Larry Steagall/Kitsap Sun via AP)

Father-daughter stare down egg-cracking record

The staccato, rapid-fire cracking of eggs is a ubiquitous sound in the kitchen of the Oak Table Cafe… Continue reading

Ross McCurdy, owner of the Oak Table Cafe in Silverdale, currently holds the Guinness World Record for most eggs cracked one-handed in a minute. He, along with his daughter, Mira, 12, have been invited by celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay to test that record on a special Father’s Day episode of Ramsay’s show “The F Word.” (Larry Steagall/Kitsap Sun via AP)

HELP LINE: In face of dementias, check for compassionate allowances

maybe the kids are gone, maybe they’re not — and these days,… Continue reading

LETTER: John Adams’ missive on ‘wise and honest Men’ something to think about

I would like to share with our Peninsula Daily News readers a brief but very important historic item. On Nov. 2, 1800, on President John… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Field carrier landing practice scheduled this week in Coupeville … and other items

Field carrier landing practice operations for aircraft stationed at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island are scheduled to occur at the outlying field in… Continue reading

A Puget Sound Pilots boat pulls alongside the SS Pacific Tracker as it sails into the Salish Sea on Thursday. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

ON THE WATERFRONT: Waterfront Day sails in to Port Angeles today

THE SECOND ANNUAL Waterfront Day in Port Angeles is today from noon until 4 p.m. There have been some changes to the original venues because… Continue reading

A Puget Sound Pilots boat pulls alongside the SS Pacific Tracker as it sails into the Salish Sea on Thursday. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Streets packed for Rhody Fest’s grand parade

Streets packed for Rhody Fest’s grand parade

Community members rallied around this year’s Port Townsend Rhododendron Festival, which features all of the traditional favorite events including bed races, hair… Continue reading

Streets packed for Rhody Fest’s grand parade
TRACK: Area athletes qualify for state

TRACK: Area athletes qualify for state

Forks’ Cole Baysinger won the discus at the District 4 Track and Field Championships and will be going to the State 1A meet… Continue reading

TRACK: Area athletes qualify for state

Port Angeles police search for hit-and-run driver

Police are searching for the driver of a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run collision at Pine and W. 16th streets Friday night.… Continue reading

Port Townsend moving ahead on Water Street project

Port Townsend moving ahead on Water Street project

The city of Port Townsend is moving forward with a plan to rehabilitate Water Street, which is just one of $13.8 million… Continue reading

Port Townsend moving ahead on Water Street project

Brazilian concert, ‘plow-in’ among upcoming week’s offerings

A Brazilian violin concert, a “plow-in,” a trail-sharing event and several square dances are among upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also is… Continue reading

Six honored with Jefferson Heart of Service awards; seventh gets surprise recognition

Six honored with Jefferson Heart of Service awards; seventh gets surprise recognition

Six community members, one of them a student at Port Townsend High School, were honored for their community service, and a seventh… Continue reading

Six honored with Jefferson Heart of Service awards; seventh gets surprise recognition
Joyce native plans to move business to Port Angeles; predicts 100 local jobs over 5 years

Joyce native plans to move business to Port Angeles; predicts 100 local jobs over 5 years

A Joyce native plans to bring his business — which designs advanced cooling systems for military sensors and lasers — to Port… Continue reading

Joyce native plans to move business to Port Angeles; predicts 100 local jobs over 5 years

Port Townsend City Council passes short-term rental ordinance

The Port Townsend City Council has passed an ordinance on short-term rentals that now requires guest rooms to be accessed through a… Continue reading

Clallam deputies seek man suspected of posing as officer

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office is seeking a man suspected of posing as a law enforcement officer after a Sequim-area resident said she… Continue reading

Port Townsend City Council field remains contest-free

The Port Townsend City Council has three positions up for election this year, but so far that field is free of contested… Continue reading

On your mark, get set, go! Rhody Festival moves into full swing this weekend

On your mark, get set, go! Rhody Festival moves into full swing this weekend

The Port Townsend Rhododendron Festival has been working up all week to the grand finale of its 82nd year this weekend. “It’s… Continue reading

On your mark, get set, go! Rhody Festival moves into full swing this weekend

State politicians to get raises

A citizen commission that sets elected officials’ salaries has voted to increase pay for Washington lawmakers by 2 percent annually… Continue reading

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Employee anniversary at PA bank; Port Hadlock business expands

Shirley Jarnagin will celebrate her 40th anniversary of employment at KeyBank with a celebration from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, May… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: God is in the details when it comes to miracles

THE WHOLE IDEA of miracles is sometimes hard for us to wrap our minds around. Some of my favorite subjects to talk about or address… Continue reading