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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

Rollover wreck near Port Townsend sends Sequim woman to hospital

A one-vehicle rollover wreck on state Highway 20 on Monday morning sent a Sequim driver to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.… Continue reading

Port Townsend intersection project moving along despite weather

Work is progressing smoothly at the intersection of Quincy and Washington streets in spite of the rough weather of the past week.… Continue reading

Jefferson commissioners approve ordinance balancing code with shooting facilities rules

In an emotional 2-1 vote, the Jefferson County commissioners approved the ordinance aimed to “harmonize” Title 18 of the Jefferson County Code… Continue reading

Port of Port Townsend eyes jetty historic status

The Point Hudson jetty replacement project took on new life during a discussion by Port of Port Townsend commissioners at their business… Continue reading

Northwest Watershed Institute study suggests reason behind eagle gathering at Dabob Bay

Why do eagles gather along more than a mile of shoreline in east Dabob Bay on Hood Canal, and what is the… Continue reading

After 18 years, Jefferson County PUD commissioner attends final meeting

After 18 years of helping to guide the Jefferson County Public Utility District from his District 3 commissioner’s seat, Wayne King has… Continue reading

PHOTO: Paving begins today in Port Townsend

Street repair continues in Port Townsend, this time with a new stretch of smooth road surface in front of the Post Office on Washington Street.… Continue reading

Shooting range ideas get hearing in Jefferson County

Strong opinions were shared with the Jefferson County commissioners at a public hearing regarding a proposed ordinance meant to harmonize the recently… Continue reading

High winds cause power outages, ferry delays in Jefferson County

An overnight wind storm extending into Tuesday morning caused delays to the ferry and blacked out electrical power for more than 2,300… Continue reading

Most back on the grid after power outages in Jefferson County

Electrical power had been restored to most Jefferson County Public Utility District customers by noon today after separate incidents caused widespread outages… Continue reading

Commissioners adopt 2018 Jefferson County Comprehensive Plan

The Jefferson County commissioners have voted unanimously to adopt the 2018 Jefferson County Comprehensive Plan and Unified Development Code, a 400-page road… Continue reading

New lights installed at Memorial Field in Port Townsend

Jefferson County’s Memorial Field is a whole lot brighter as the latest lighting technology has replaced the old standard that has been… Continue reading

City of Port Townsend to aid Cherry Street housing project

The City of Port Townsend will help Homeward Bound Community Land Trust with project management assistance as it works to complete its… Continue reading