Jefferson County

Chimacum man arrested for firing gun during dispute

66-year-old charged with assault, reckless endangerment

Five-day Rhody Festival begins Wednesday

The 89th Rhody Festival kicks off Wednesday with Trike Races and will continue with daily events through Sunday. “Rhody Soars Around Washington!”… Continue reading

Tony McManus will perform Thursday in the Palindrome at Eaglemount Cidery in Port Townsend.

McManus to perform at Eaglemount Cidery

Tony McManus will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. The concert will be in the Palindrome at Eaglemount Cidery, 1893 S. Jacob Miller… Continue reading

Tony McManus will perform Thursday in the Palindrome at Eaglemount Cidery in Port Townsend.

Singer-songwriter to perform at Concerts in the Woods

Ben Gage will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday at Concerts in the Woods. The concert will be at the Laurel B. Johnson Community… Continue reading

Chimacum Creek enrolling Transition to Kindergarten program

Chimacum Creek Primary School is currently enrolling children ages 4½ to 5 for its 2024-2025 Transition to Kindergarten program. Interested parents should call… Continue reading

Terrie Comstock of Port Townsend asks questions about a display at the city’s kickoff meeting for its 2025 Comprehensive Plan update at the Marvin G. Shields Memorial Post 26 American Legion Hall on Thursday. The meeting was the first in a series for the update, due at the end of 2025 and required by state law. (Peter Segall/Peninsula Daily News)

Port Townsend kicks off plan for next 20 years

City seeking input on comprehensive outlook

Terrie Comstock of Port Townsend asks questions about a display at the city’s kickoff meeting for its 2025 Comprehensive Plan update at the Marvin G. Shields Memorial Post 26 American Legion Hall on Thursday. The meeting was the first in a series for the update, due at the end of 2025 and required by state law. (Peter Segall/Peninsula Daily News)

Security training exercise set next week

Naval Magazine Indian Island will conduct a security training exercise from Monday through Thursday. Training activities will occur in Port Townsend Bay… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Volunteers a dream for playground

YOU, MY LOYAL readers, have been excellent the couple of times I asked you to support me or a cause! You came out in droves… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Breakfast meetings with networking and educational programs are held Tuesdays at 7:30 a.m. at Joshua’s Restaurant, 113 DelGuzzi Drive… Continue reading

Alex Toombs of Port Townsend was among the first visitors to the Welcome Center at the Northwest Maritime Center on Thursday.  Diane Urbani de la Paz/For Peninsula Daily News

Maritime themes highlight new space at campus

Former PT retail space now welcoming center for visitors

Alex Toombs of Port Townsend was among the first visitors to the Welcome Center at the Northwest Maritime Center on Thursday.  Diane Urbani de la Paz/For Peninsula Daily News

Primary races top ballot in August

Congress, state Senate seat will be contested

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

Federal law limits marine traffic openings at bridge

The state Department of Transportation reminds mariners that, while its agreement with the U.S. Coast Guard requires operators at the Hood Canal Bridge… Continue reading

Hood Canal bridge closures begin Monday

Roundabout work also starts next week

ISSUES OF FAITH: Mothers: The foundations of faith

PRESIDENT THEODORE ROOSEVELT said, “Comparison is the thief of joy.” For some, Mother’s Day can evoke feelings of guilt; thinking maybe that other mothers are… Continue reading

Music and theater highlight Peninsula weekend

Community theater, an art walk and plenty of music options will be featured this weekend on the North Olympic Peninsula. • “The Man with the… Continue reading

Port Townsend woman in serious condition after wreck

A Port Townsend woman was in serious condition following a wreck at Discovery Road and state Highway 20, said a spokesperson for… Continue reading

Reforms making a difference at Fort Worden, PDA director says

Organization moving toward stability; challenges remain