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Jefferson County Board of Health presents awards

Students of the Port Townsend and Chimacum schools who organized and participated in a walkout to support a movement for schools safe… Continue reading


State Highway 20 paving project to begin this week

Be prepared to face more road construction work during the next five months in Port Townsend. A $3.5 million paving and construction… Continue reading


Governor, conference set in Port Townsend next week

Port Townsend will be in the spotlight next week as the governor holds a meeting at the Northwest Maritime Center and members… Continue reading


Clallam deputy prosecutor eyes Jefferson chief prosecutor post

Clallam County deputy prosecuting attorney James Kennedy has announced his intention to run for Jefferson County Prosecuting Attorney. He aims to unseat… Continue reading

Man charged in Pierce County after Net Nanny operation

State Patrol investigators have announced another arrest in the Net Nanny operation that targeted sexual predators, held last month in Jefferson County.… Continue reading

First responders, Chimacum officials share meal, discussion about school safety

East Jefferson County first responders and Chimacum School District administration are getting to know each other. A breakfast held last Friday was about… Continue reading

Port Townsend man hurt in two-vehicle wreck

A 57-year old Port Townsend man suffered minor injuries in a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of state highways 19 and 20,… Continue reading

Jefferson County commissioners settle public records act violation complaint

Jefferson County commissioners have voted to settle a public records act violation complaint brought by Joseph D’Amico, owner and operator of Sequim-based… Continue reading

Sam Hamill, poet, translator and a founding editor of Copper Canyon Press, dies at age 74

Sam Hamill — a poet, translator and founding editor of independent publisher Copper Canyon Press — has died at the age of… Continue reading

73-year-old Jefferson PUD employee killed in state Highway 20 wreck

A 73-year-old Jefferson County PUD employee died Monday morning following a one-car wreck on state Highway 20. His identity has not been… Continue reading

Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding offers new programs to answer need in trades

The Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding has launched new programs to address the region’s need for skilled marine systems technicians, according to… Continue reading

Port of Port Townsend weighs maritime center’s proposal to operate Point Hudson

Port of Port Townsend commissioners have outlined questions they want port staff to research about a proposal from the Northwest Maritime Center… Continue reading

Port Townsend translator of Chinese poets wins national prize

“I met a monk in Chinatown and he taught me how to meditate …” This isn’t the first line of a novel,… Continue reading

Jefferson County provides $75,000 for summer shelter in Port Townsend

Concerns about funding the Jefferson County Summer Shelter were alleviated when county commissioners voted unanimously to fund the program with $75,000 from… Continue reading

Jefferson County provides $75,000 for summer shelter

Concerns about funding the Jefferson County Summer Shelter were alleviated when county commissioners voted unanimously to fund the program with $75,000 from… Continue reading

Tsunami Roadshow to provide information in Jefferson, Clallam counties

Are you aware of the damage an earthquake and tsunami could do to Jefferson and Clallam counties and the steps you should take when one… Continue reading

Jefferson commissioners hear views on Pleasant Harbor Resort at public hearing

Jefferson County commissioners heard an earful at a public hearing on the proposed 265-acre Pleasant Harbor Master Planned Resort development agreement. Close… Continue reading

Expansion of Food Co-op to begin Monday in Port Townsend

A ground-breaking ceremony Tuesday celebrated an expansion of the Food Co-op that will begin Monday. The $2.9 million expansion to the store… Continue reading

Members appointed to Jefferson shooting range committee

Jefferson County commissioners took another step forward Monday in the ongoing discussion of shooting facilities in the county by appointing members to… Continue reading