Jeannie McMacken

Port delivers rebuke to Maritime Trades, Center tenants

A tense relationship between the Port of Port Townsend and tenants, the marine trades and the community reached a tipping point last… Continue reading

Parking variance for Salish Coast Elementary School based on action in four weeks

Parking concerns frustrate neighbors of the close-to-completed Salish Coast Elementary School on Grant Street and Discovery Road. On Monday, Hearing Examiner Emily… Continue reading

Port Townsend’s Quimper Sound music store for sale

After 45 years and four locations, Quimper Sound is going strong. There’s a resurgence in vinyl album sales once again. But Mark… Continue reading

Chimacum replacement levy on primary ballot

Ballots for the primary election have been mailed and voters in the Chimacum school district have a levy to decide. They are asked… Continue reading

Port of Port Townsend commissioners to rebuke trade association, maritime center

The executive director’s response to a photograph of a former Port of Port Townsend Boat Haven tenant at a meeting has prompted… Continue reading

Northwest Maritime Center to receive totem pole, canoe from Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe

The Northwest Maritime Center will be gifted two pieces of Native American art by the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe, designed and carved for… Continue reading

Fundraising to begin in fall for Chetzemoka Interpretative Trail

Fundraising will begin in September for a Chetzemoka Interpretative Trail, which will highlight 15 areas in Port Townsend. The project is expected… Continue reading

County joins federal lawsuits against opioid manufacturers

The three Jefferson County commissioners voted unanimously to join other counties and governments around the state, including Clallam and Kitsap counties, in… Continue reading

Tribal elders see dreams coming true in canoe journey as pullers reach Port Townsend

The Tribal Canoe Journey means a lot to Howeeshata. “My grandmother envisioned this in the 70s and it was the grandkids that… Continue reading

Jefferson County commissioner candidates take stances at forum

Four candidates for Jefferson County Commissioner District 3 solidified their positions and answered questions from residents during the last League of Women… Continue reading

Two areas in Jefferson County asked to cut water usage

Kala Point and Bywater Bay customers have been notified that demand has reached a critical level. Unusually high temperatures during the past… Continue reading

Jefferson commissioners amend county budget for salaries

Jefferson County’s budget was unanimously amended Monday during a hearing of the Board of County Commissioners, with most of the increases going… Continue reading

Irondale Substation expansion to improve service, PUD says

An expansion of the Irondale Substation is expected to be completed by the end of this year after Jefferson County Public Utility… Continue reading

Port Townsend City Council considers tax exemptions to enourage housing

The Port Townsend City Council is one step closer to enacting a program that provides for limited eight- or 12-year tax exemptions… Continue reading

Port Townsend’s new city attorney formerly in Port Angeles

The city of Port Townsend’s newest hire, Heidi Greenwood, is getting settled in to her new community. Greenwood has been named city… Continue reading

PHOTO: Admirable chinook catch

Marine Area 9 opened for hatchery king salmon fishing Monday and angler/brothers Brad, left, and Bruce Monrad of Concrete caught some large fish in Admiralty… Continue reading

Jefferson PUD employees support one of their own after cancer diagnosis

Sometimes as part of a team, you support each other, no matter what. At the Jefferson County Public Utility District, being part… Continue reading

Primary ballots to be mailed this week in Jefferson

Jefferson County residents will receive important mail this week. Election officials are preparing to mail 25,094 Primary Election ballots to registered voters… Continue reading

Study looks at economic impact of maritime trades in Jefferson County

Nineteen percent of total employment in Jefferson County is in the maritime sector, according to a just-completed economic impact study of the… Continue reading

Competency evaluation delays hearing for man accused of stabbing

A hearing for a Port Angeles man accused of stabbing a Port Townsend man has been postponed for a decision about the… Continue reading