Jefferson County

More than 20 members of Indivisible Port Townsend line each side of East Sims Way at Kearney Street in a rally Monday afternoon supporting the Roe v. Wade U.S. Supreme Court decision allowing pregnant women to receive an abortion without excessive government restrictions. The rally coincides with the Supreme Court allowing arguments regarding the new abortion laws enacted by Texas lawmakers that bans most abortions after six weeks of pregnancy. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Rally in support of Roe v. Wade

More than 20 members of Indivisible Port Townsend line each side of East Sims Way at Kearney Street in Port Townsend Monday afternoon to rally… Continue reading

More than 20 members of Indivisible Port Townsend line each side of East Sims Way at Kearney Street in a rally Monday afternoon supporting the Roe v. Wade U.S. Supreme Court decision allowing pregnant women to receive an abortion without excessive government restrictions. The rally coincides with the Supreme Court allowing arguments regarding the new abortion laws enacted by Texas lawmakers that bans most abortions after six weeks of pregnancy. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Zoom sing-along Tuesday to lift spirits of ukulele member

It’ll be a sing-along to celebrate friendship. Ukuleles Unite has invited all voices to join in an online get-together Tuesday to support… Continue reading

Port Townsend, Chimacum school boards to collaborate

The collaboration between Port Townsend and Chimacum schools is about to go deeper than the merger of rivals. Before the end of the… Continue reading

Chetzemoka Trail, Native Americans topic of Tuesday Talk series

Celeste Dybeck and Lys Burden will present “The Chetzemoka Trail and History of Native Americans on the Qatay Peninsula,” from 6 p.m.… Continue reading

Enrollment open for Guaranteed Education Tuition (GET)

The Washington Student Achievement Council has announced that the 2021-2022 Guaranteed Education Tuition (GET) enrollment is open through May 31. This year, the… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Dos and Don’ts to fill fall days

I LIKE TELLING other gardeners what to do so I don’t have to perform so many tasks! With that said, it’s been a great week… Continue reading

AmeriCorps service member Maggie Baker has joined the staff at Fort Worden State Park.

AmeriCorps service member joins staff at Fort Worden State Park

AmeriCorps service member Maggie Baker has joined the staff at Fort Worden State Park. Baker is a native of Cape Elizabeth, Maine, and holds a… Continue reading

AmeriCorps service member Maggie Baker has joined the staff at Fort Worden State Park.
Two Forks men are accused of cutting chunks of cedar from a state Department of Natural Resources bridge at a DNR property on the Upper Hoh Road in West Jefferson County. (Photo courtesy of Department of Natural Resources)
Two Forks men are accused of cutting chunks of cedar from a state Department of Natural Resources bridge at a DNR property on the Upper Hoh Road in West Jefferson County. (Photo courtesy of Department of Natural Resources)
The camp host for the Point Hudson campground has their corner of the RV park decorated for Halloween. While many annual Halloween events have been cancelled this year due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, the health officer for North Olympic Peninsula believes that normal trick-or-treating for kids can be done safely tonight. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Spooky sightings

The camp host for the Point Hudson campground has their corner of the RV park decorated for Halloween. While many annual Halloween events have been… Continue reading

The camp host for the Point Hudson campground has their corner of the RV park decorated for Halloween. While many annual Halloween events have been cancelled this year due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, the health officer for North Olympic Peninsula believes that normal trick-or-treating for kids can be done safely tonight. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Todd Ortloff Show guests this week

Here is this week’s schedule for the 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Todd Ortloff Show on KONP 1450 am, 101.7 fm in… Continue reading

EYE ON JEFFERSON: County plans budget workshop

The three Jefferson County commissioners will conduct a workshop on the 2022-2023 biennial budget and the American Rescue Plan Act when they meet at 9… Continue reading

This Halloween display is at 229 West 9th in Port Angeles.

Halloween to be celebrated on Peninsula

Events planned in Port Townsend, Sequim, Port Angeles, Joyce and Forks

This Halloween display is at 229 West 9th in Port Angeles.
Joseph Bednarik will present "Facing Identity:  The Magical Lure of Masks" at 11 a.m. Sunday. 
Bednarik will be the guest speaker at Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship; his lesson will stream on Zoom.
Limited in-person viewing is available on the fellowship’s large screen TV at 1033 N. Barr Road.
For more information or the Zoom link, call 360-417-2665 or email admin@olympicuuf.com.

Bednarik will present “Facing Identity: The Magical Lure of Masks” at service

Joseph Bednarik will present “Facing Identity: The Magical Lure of Masks” at 11 a.m. Sunday. Bednarik will be the guest speaker at… Continue reading

Joseph Bednarik will present "Facing Identity:  The Magical Lure of Masks" at 11 a.m. Sunday. 
Bednarik will be the guest speaker at Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship; his lesson will stream on Zoom.
Limited in-person viewing is available on the fellowship’s large screen TV at 1033 N. Barr Road.
For more information or the Zoom link, call 360-417-2665 or email admin@olympicuuf.com.

ISSUES OF FAITH: Still hope for the people struggling with addiction

HAVE YOU EVER had a brush with death? When I was attending college, I was anxious about a 7 a.m. accounting test I had that… Continue reading

Pit bull/Labrador mix Watson waits for his owner, Joost Besijn of Port Townsend, to kick the ball again while the pair played in the rain Thursday afternoon at the Mountain View Dog Park in Port Townsend. According to AccuWeather, the rain will let up in Port Townsend today through the weekend and will return Monday. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Playing in the rain

Pit bull/Labrador mix Watson waits for his owner, Joost Besijn of Port Townsend, to kick the ball again while the pair played in the rain… Continue reading

Pit bull/Labrador mix Watson waits for his owner, Joost Besijn of Port Townsend, to kick the ball again while the pair played in the rain Thursday afternoon at the Mountain View Dog Park in Port Townsend. According to AccuWeather, the rain will let up in Port Townsend today through the weekend and will return Monday. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Police identify man who hanged himself from tree

A man who was found hanging from a tree behind Jefferson Healthcare hospital Wednesday morning has been identified as Harold Stuart Peacock… Continue reading