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Port officials discuss jetties, airport at retreat

The Point Hudson jetties and Jefferson County International Airport were two priority initiatives discussed during the first of a two-day retreat of… Continue reading

Dedication ceremony, tours of Salish Coast Elementary School planned Saturday

Port Townsend mayor, Jefferson County commissioner and state representative set to take part

Chimacum Schools names new board member

Mike Raymond of Port Ludlow was named the new Chimacum School Board member Tuesday night. He will be sworn in tonight at a… Continue reading

Port of Port Townsend to change credits to commissioner after complaint

Port of Port Townsend officials will change the way the port provides credits to a port commissioner after investigating a complaint. Melinda… Continue reading

Sheriff’s Office: Port Hadlock man arrested for alleged attack on grandmother

A Port Hadlock man has been arrested for allegedly attacking his grandmother at her home. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office arrested Atticus… Continue reading

Chimacum School District plans consolidation

Enrollment decline leads to changes

Smoke in Port Townsend blamed on inversion layer

An inversion layer could have been the cause of an influx of smoke into Port Townsend on Friday that blanketed the area… Continue reading

Port Townsend march: Third annual Womxns Wave only one set for Peninsula, organizers say

The third annual Womxn’s Wave will march though downtown Port Townsend next Sunday, with organizers expecting to surpass last year’s estimated attendance… Continue reading

Port Townsend mayor, fire-rescue chief describe details of proposed annexation

A measure on the Feb. 12 special election ballot aims to simplify the arrangement for fire protection in Port Townsend, according to… Continue reading

Student’s design to become license plate in special series

A colorful design by Amelia Rose Kauzlarich, an eighth-grade student at Blue Heron Middle School, was chosen as the winner in a… Continue reading

Port Townsend council approves strategic plan

The city’s new strategic plan focuses on five areas intended to drive policy decisions and priorities for the city — economic growth,… Continue reading

State tells D’Amico he ‘may’ have violated law on Tarboo Lake property

The state Department of Ecology has sent a letter to Fort Discovery Corp. citing several possible violations of the Revised Code of… Continue reading

Damage to military cemetery at Fort Worden evaluated after December storm

A crew from Joint Base Lewis-McChord is expected to decide Monday how to remove a fallen 60-foot Douglas fir that smashed at… Continue reading

Former Jefferson County leader dies: Johnson remembered as politician, environmentalist, poet

Former Jefferson County commission chairman Phil Johnson died Tuesday morning of complications of Parkinson’s Disease. He was 72. Johnson, a native of… Continue reading

PHOTO: Port Townsend closes intersection for roadwork

The city of Port Townsend has closed the intersection of Quincy and Washington Streets downtown for road repair work through Friday. This… Continue reading

Kate Dean becomes chair of Jefferson commissioners

The Jefferson County Board of Commissioners’ first meeting of 2019 was not business as usual. With the start of a new year,… Continue reading

Some Jefferson Healthcare hospital costs rise

Costs for inpatient and emergency room care have increased at Jefferson Healthcare hospital, but the overall rise was lower than elsewhere, said… Continue reading

Port Townsend schools levies on special election ballot

The Port Townsend School District will ask voters to approve two three-year tax levies on the Feb. 12 special election ballot. The… Continue reading

Badge 829 out of service: More than 200 recall Port Townsend officer, county worker

Port Townsend Police Reserve Sgt. Dave Winegar, badge number 829, was remembered at his memorial as a man who lived a life… Continue reading