Jefferson County

Grants provide economic relief

Directors report more than $130,000 provided

Next free Washington State Parks day is Friday

Washington State Parks is inviting the community to help celebrate the agency’s 108th birthday on Friday by enjoying a state park for free. The free… Continue reading

Richard O’Neill, seen rehearsing for one of his solo appearances with the Port Angeles Symphony, won a Grammy Award on Sunday for best classical instrumental solo recording. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Peninsula violist O’Neill wins Grammy award

Sequim native gets nod with best classical music performance

Richard O’Neill, seen rehearsing for one of his solo appearances with the Port Angeles Symphony, won a Grammy Award on Sunday for best classical instrumental solo recording. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Carol Cummins of Port Townsend, winner of the Taming Bigfoot 2021 contest to reduce the carbon footprint in Jefferson County, receives congratulations from Bigfoot, otherwise known as Polly Lyle of Port Townsend. (Photo courtesy of Polly Lyle)
Carol Cummins of Port Townsend, winner of the Taming Bigfoot 2021 contest to reduce the carbon footprint in Jefferson County, receives congratulations from Bigfoot, otherwise known as Polly Lyle of Port Townsend. (Photo courtesy of Polly Lyle)

COASST to present beached-bird training

The University of Washington Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team will present beached-bird training from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, March 20. The free… Continue reading

The Port of Port Townsend boat lift, seen from the Boat Haven beach, is one of the services the port offers the maritime community. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Port commission eyes economic development role

EDC Team Jefferson currently operates as county’s ADO

The Port of Port Townsend boat lift, seen from the Boat Haven beach, is one of the services the port offers the maritime community. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Weekend clinic vaccinates about 500

Appointments open for next tier starting Wednesday

Sasha Fochtman via Andrew May/For Peninsula Daily News
Moske, likes the moss. His mom, Sasha Fochtman, not so much. She wonders how to get rid of the moss in a pet friendly way — not by using chemical killers.

A GROWING CONCERN: A rolling lawn gathers no moss

IT DOES NOT take much to get my horticultural hackles raised and so was the case this last Tuesday! Sasha, a vibrant new “transplant” from… Continue reading

Sasha Fochtman via Andrew May/For Peninsula Daily News
Moske, likes the moss. His mom, Sasha Fochtman, not so much. She wonders how to get rid of the moss in a pet friendly way — not by using chemical killers.
Mary O'Shaughnessy filled a dressform with photographic images from her life to create "The Home Within," a top award winner in the "Spirit of Home" exhibition. The show is on display at the Grover Gallery in downtown Port Townsend through March 28.
Mary O'Shaughnessy filled a dressform with photographic images from her life to create "The Home Within," a top award winner in the "Spirit of Home" exhibition. The show is on display at the Grover Gallery in downtown Port Townsend through March 28.

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Virtual meetings at noon Wednesday. Meeting access is by Zoom platform, https://us02web.zoom.us/j/845994 23539?pwd=aGlFWGYv QjRUeWdOM 0hNTVc5MlM0QT09 with Meeting ID 845… Continue reading

Four Port Townsend men plead not guilty to torture, kidnapping

Four Port Townsend men accused of kidnapping and torturing a fellow resident have pleaded not guilty to their charges. Zachary James Barbee,… Continue reading

Photo by Katie Newton
Sequim’s WAHSET In Hand Obstacle Relay Team includes all four teammates
who competed at meet 1 held Gray’s Harbor Fairgrounds Feb. 26-28: Libby
Swanberg, left, Keri Tucker, Rainey Bronsink and Susannah Sharpe.

HORSEPLAY: Equestrians back in saddle at first meet

FINALLY, A WEE bit of freedom! We’ve all been going through some serious restrictions, losses and problems as we’ve muddled through this COVID-19 pandemic together.… Continue reading

Photo by Katie Newton
Sequim’s WAHSET In Hand Obstacle Relay Team includes all four teammates
who competed at meet 1 held Gray’s Harbor Fairgrounds Feb. 26-28: Libby
Swanberg, left, Keri Tucker, Rainey Bronsink and Susannah Sharpe.

Jefferson County Historical Society presents ‘History Happy Hour’

Bartenders Sophia Elan and Alexander Moats will join Ellie DiPietro for “History Happy Hour: Historic Photography” at 5 p.m. Friday. The free… Continue reading

World War II topic at Port Townsend Rotary meet

David Richardson will present “75th Commemoration of the End of World War II” at a meeting of the Port Townsend Rotary Club… Continue reading

Crash prompts vehicular assault arrest

First court appearance likely on Monday

EYE ON JEFFERSON: Hearing to review relief grants in Jefferson, Clallam counties

The three Jefferson County commissioners will conduct a public hearing to review the performance of COVID-19 relief grants to qualifying businesses in Jefferson and Clallam… Continue reading