Jeannie McMacken

Walk in Port Townsend woods marks first day of the year for Native Plant Society

The Olympic Peninsula chapter of the Native Plant Society took a walk in the woods to celebrate the new year. “The group… Continue reading

PHOTO: Last rays of 2018 in Port Townsend

Nils Dickmann and his children Emma, 5, and Claus, 9, watch the alpenglow and lenticular cloud formation on Mount Rainier from Pope Marine Park as… Continue reading

Recently elected Jefferson County officials sworn in

Jefferson County Superior Court Judge Keith Harper administered the oath of office Monday afternoon to elected county officials in front of a… Continue reading

Organizers pump up promotion of First Night in Port Townsend

Organizers were expecting to attract more than 300 people to the Jefferson County Historical Society’s 12th annual First Night celebration, if advanced… Continue reading

D’Amico files lawsuits alleging drone overflights and ‘aerial trespass’ at planned shooting facility

Greg Overstreet, attorney for the Fort Discovery Inc. and Joe D’Amico, has filed two lawsuits in Jefferson County Superior Court this month.… Continue reading

Horse pair hit by vehicle

Two euthanized after four wandered onto Jacob Miller Road

Jefferson Transit looks at future capital projects

Next year will be a planning year for capital projects at Jefferson Transit, according to Finance Manager Sara Crouch. The Jefferson County… Continue reading

Federal agency hears comment on Navy jet affect on historic properties

During the past few weeks, Navy Growlers have not been training at Outlying Field on Whidbey Island — and that has been… Continue reading

Home-cooked meal served for public Christmas feast in Chimacum

Planning for a crowd of about 150 Christmas guests, Holiday Meals was ready for showtime at precisely noon as 16 people walked through… Continue reading

Public judging student art in license plate contest in Port Townsend

East Jefferson County students are competing to win a contest for a special state license plate design on Type 2 diabetes. Marie… Continue reading

Shoppers flock to Port Townsend stores to close out Christmas shopping

The streets of Port Townsend swelled with shoppers looking for last-minute gifts for young and old Monday. Parking was scarce midday but… Continue reading

PHOTO: Jolly old elf joins Port Townsend Winter Window

Santa and his reindeer fly above a snow-covered town in the display of the Winter Window on 823 Washington St. Since Thanksgiving,… Continue reading

Jefferson County PUD to fix aging Port Ludlow power line

The Jefferson County Utility District has authorized emergency repairs of the Swansonville Road Underground Power Feeder Line in Port Ludlow. Because of… Continue reading

Port Townsend police arrest three accused of burglary

Three people were arrested for investigation of burglary and other charges in two separate incidents last week. Port Townsend police investigated a… Continue reading

Jefferson County Public Utility District commissioners remove general manager

Jefferson County Public Utility District commissioners have removed General Manager Larry Dunbar from his position, saying he isn’t a good fit for… Continue reading

Reception for outgoing Jefferson County Commissioner Kathleen Kler draws crowd

Jefferson County Commissioner Kathleen Kler was honored for her four years of service Wednesday with a reception that drew a standing room-only… Continue reading

Jefferson Transit seeks volunteers for citizen advisory panel

The Jefferson Transit Authority board is seeking people to serve on a citizen advisory committee. The board on Tuesday voted unanimously to… Continue reading

Rothschild House image graces Port Townsend collectible ornament

The historic 1868 Rothschild House is featured on the 2018 Port Townsend Main Street collectible holiday ornament as a nod to the… Continue reading

SOS Printing’s former owner dies in wreck on South Discovery Road in Port Townsend

A 66-year-old man is dead after the vehicle he was driving left the road and hit a tree. Daniel Huntingford of Port… Continue reading

Kler attends final meeting as Jefferson County commissioner

Jefferson County Commissioner Kathleen Kler ended her four-year term representing District 3 on Monday during a meeting that was filled not only… Continue reading