Cydney McFarland

Marine Trades Association members speak up on Port Townsend port hikes

More than 120 people crowded in and around the Port of Port Townsend administrative building as port staff and commissioners and members… Continue reading

Future to be discussed of historic sloop Felicity Ann

The Community Boat Project is seeking input from the public on what should be done with the historic sloop the Felicity Ann,… Continue reading

Murray stumps for child care: Senator visits Hadlock center to hear about cost

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray visited the Cedarbrook Early Learning Center in Port Hadlock to talk with parents and child care providers to… Continue reading

Hopefuls for Port of Port Townsend, Chimacum School District speak at forum

Port of Port Townsend commissioner candidates answered questions about how the port plans to carry out its duties as it balances a budget… Continue reading

Olympic Peninsula Apple and Cider Festival planned this weekend in Port Townsend

Port Townsend will host the inaugural Olympic Peninsula Apple and Cider Festival this weekend. The three-day festival, which will begin Friday, will… Continue reading

Revenue offsets increases; fourth quarter might not go as well, Jefferson commissioners say

Jefferson County commissioners have approved $249,275 in budget appropriations and extensions for a number of county departments after a public hearing. These… Continue reading

Port of Port Townsend sets Wednesday workshop meeting in response to comments

In response to comments from members of the Port Townsend Marine Trades Association, the Port of Port Townsend is holding a workshop… Continue reading

Jefferson approves $50,000 deal aimed at curbing tobacco, vaporizer and marijuana use

The Jefferson County commissioners have approved an agreement that would fund the development of intervention strategies for tobacco, vaporizer and marijuana products… Continue reading

Ecology says weather likely culprit in rise in Port Townsend Paper mill odor complaints

The state Department of Ecology has seen a significant increase in complaints about odor from the Port Townsend Paper Co. mill. So… Continue reading

John Fabian wins Eleanor Stopps award for Hood Canal Coalition work

Retired astronaut turned activist John Fabian of Port Ludlow was awarded the Eleanor Stopps Environmental Leadership Award from the Port Townsend Marine… Continue reading

Jefferson Healthcare commission hopefuls tell of skills, goals at forum

Candidates for the Jefferson Healthcare hospital commission talked about the skills they could bring to the job and their goals for the hospital… Continue reading

Panel sets new public meeting on Port Townsend ethics code

A Port Townsend City Council ad hoc committee working on proposed changes to the city’s code of ethics has set another meeting,… Continue reading

Housing measure debated: More forums planned for affordable housing measure on Nov. 7 ballot

Proponents of Proposition 1, which would tax property owners for seven years to raise money for affordable housing projects, say that funds are… Continue reading

Navy, partners conserve 3,100 acres in Chimacum Valley

The U.S. Navy has partnered with the Trust for Public Land and the Jefferson Land Trust to conserve more than 3,100 acres in… Continue reading

Ready, set, go kosmik!: Kinetic Skulpture race jets off Saturday

Preparations for the Kinetic Skulpture Race are in full swing in Port Townsend, with volunteers setting up decorations for the weekend’s festivities.… Continue reading

Reorganized Port Townsend housing group hopes for local impact

With the election of 12 new board members Homeward Bound, previously known as the Olympic Housing Trust, is hoping to kick-start the organization… Continue reading

Fire damages Kala Point home; occupant goes to hospital

An unidentified elderly woman suffered minor injuries in a fire that heavily damaged her Kala Point home Wednesday afternoon, firefighters said. When… Continue reading

Kontestants ready for kinetic skulpture race this weekend

The annual Kinetic Skulpture Race brings in teams from Oregon, California and Washington, with some of them representing Port Townsend as they… Continue reading

Passenger in plane crash that killed pilot listed in satisfactory condition

The passenger who survived a plane crash near Quilcene on Friday has been identified by authorities while the investigation into the cause of… Continue reading

Jefferson commissioners approve deal with Ecology to monitor algae in Anderson Lake

The Jefferson County commissioners approved an agreement with the state Department of Ecology to help monitor the toxic algae bloom in Anderson… Continue reading