Jefferson County

Department of Transportation designing new Elwha River bridge for Highway 101

Department of Transportation designing new Elwha River bridge for Highway 101

The state Department of Transportation has started designing a new Elwha River bridge for U.S. Highway 101 along a new alignment after hundreds… Continue reading

Department of Transportation designing new Elwha River bridge for Highway 101
Jefferson PUD plans to replace old power meters throughout county

Jefferson PUD plans to replace old power meters throughout county

Jefferson County Public Utility District commissioners have approved a proposal that will replace all of the mechanical meters currently used by its… Continue reading

Jefferson PUD plans to replace old power meters throughout county
Clallam sheriff details missing person response after man was trapped in car for five days

Clallam sheriff details missing person response after man was trapped in car for five days

A 69-year-old Sunland man was trapped in his car on the side of an embankment for five days, leading some members of the… Continue reading

Clallam sheriff details missing person response after man was trapped in car for five days
Port Townsend board gathers input for new school name

Port Townsend board gathers input for new school name

Chetzemoka Elementary is seeing some support as the name of Port Townsend’s planned new school. The Port Townsend School Board held a… Continue reading

Port Townsend board gathers input for new school name

Port Townsend couple volunteering on abortion ship reportedly heading home

A Port Townsend couple is reportedly heading home after volunteering on an “abortion ship” operated by a nonprofit landed them in hot… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Port Angeles School District to host ‘Wired Differently’ speaker Saturday … and other items

The Port Angeles School District will present “Wired Differently: What Every Educator Should Know” from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The… Continue reading

Port Townsend Gallery Walk ushers in the colors of spring

Port Townsend Gallery Walk ushers in the colors of spring

The Port Townsend Gallery Walk returns this Saturday. The Gallery Walk, lasting from 5:30 p.m. until about 8 p.m., encompasses several downtown… Continue reading

Port Townsend Gallery Walk ushers in the colors of spring
Acclaimed indie folk duo to play Port Townsend on Saturday

Acclaimed indie folk duo to play Port Townsend on Saturday

Seattle indie folk duo The Winterlings will perform in concert at the Unity Spiritual Enrichment Center at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are… Continue reading

Acclaimed indie folk duo to play Port Townsend on Saturday

Clallam Kidsfest, festival coronation and other events this week

Clallam Kidsfest, the Rhody Festival coronation and a celebration of the life of Billy Frank Jr. are among upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula.… Continue reading

Pat Donohue will fingerpick in a performance in Port Townsend this evening.

Grammy-winning fingerpicker to give intimate concert today in Port Townsend

Grammy-winning fingerpicker Pat Donohue will pluck out blues, swing, R&B and original tunes in an intimate concert in Port Townsend at 8… Continue reading

Pat Donohue will fingerpick in a performance in Port Townsend this evening.

ISSUES OF FAITH: No worries when experiencing God’s peace

“Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. Then you will experience… Continue reading

From left are Hewitt Brooks, Deborah Wiese, Port Townsend Mayor Deborah Stinson, Micheal Cavett, D.D. Wigley, Doug Given, Mark Rose, Port Townsend Arts Commission Commissioner Lisa Wentworth and Key City Public Theatre Artistic Director Denise Winter.

Key City’s PlayFest 21 continues with one-act plays, workshops

The 21st annual PlayFest, a production featuring one-act plays written by local playwrights, continues its stagings and readings for the next two… Continue reading

From left are Hewitt Brooks, Deborah Wiese, Port Townsend Mayor Deborah Stinson, Micheal Cavett, D.D. Wigley, Doug Given, Mark Rose, Port Townsend Arts Commission Commissioner Lisa Wentworth and Key City Public Theatre Artistic Director Denise Winter.

LETTER: I agree that Malkin’s column is so vitriolic, it defies reading

I am writing in support of the letter in Peninsula Voices on Feb. 19 titled “Malkin critic.” It was a letter I wish I had… Continue reading

LETTER: Liberals so busy making fun of Trump, they forgot about themselves

I think it’s fair that “Saturday Night Live” makes fun of President Donald Trump and Republicans, since Hollywood’s liberal elites spend the rest of the… Continue reading

Bernward Lohr

Salish Sea Festival to feature works of Telemann

Two internationally renowned German period instrument soloists will return to Port Townsend to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the lifetime of Georg… Continue reading

Bernward Lohr
Sequim woman walks 41 miles to explore food sustainability

Sequim woman walks 41 miles to explore food sustainability

Biomechanist and author Katy Bowman is celebrating her 41st birthday this year by walking 41 miles through the Sequim community. This is not… Continue reading

Sequim woman walks 41 miles to explore food sustainability
Truth in memoir explored at First Friday Lecture in Port Townsend

Truth in memoir explored at First Friday Lecture in Port Townsend

Humanities Washington speaker Paula Becker will present “The Truth and I: Reading Betty MacDonald in the Age of Memoir” at the Jefferson… Continue reading

Truth in memoir explored at First Friday Lecture in Port Townsend
Ukulele trio to marry instruments, voices in Coyle concert

Ukulele trio to marry instruments, voices in Coyle concert

If you have an ear for the ukulele, get yourself down to Coyle on Sunday for a trio performance featuring seasoned musicians and… Continue reading

Ukulele trio to marry instruments, voices in Coyle concert
Navy fields photos of its four-legged neighbors in Indian Island wildlife survey

Navy fields photos of its four-legged neighbors in Indian Island wildlife survey

The U.S. Navy’s natural resource managers have been conducting a wildlife survey at Naval Magazine Indian Island in order to gather up-to-date… Continue reading

Navy fields photos of its four-legged neighbors in Indian Island wildlife survey
Olympic Medical Center had to temporarily stop performing non-emergency and elective surgeries after a sterilization machine malfunctioned, but the facility is operating at normal capacity again. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)

Olympic Medical Center back to normal operating room capacity

Olympic Medical Center was back to performing non-emergent and elective surgeries Wednesday, days after the hospital curtailed the procedures. OMC stopped performing… Continue reading

Olympic Medical Center had to temporarily stop performing non-emergency and elective surgeries after a sterilization machine malfunctioned, but the facility is operating at normal capacity again. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)