Jeannie McMacken

Wayne King, who is retiring, tells of tenure on the Jefferson County PUD commission

For the past 18 years, Wayne King has been going to meetings, more meetings than he can count. They have taken him all… Continue reading

Four-way contest set for Jefferson County commission

A four-way race has developed for the District 3 seat on the Jefferson County commission. Craig Durgan, 61, of Port Ludlow filed… Continue reading

Jefferson Healthcare given $1 million to provide low-income dental care

Jefferson Healthcare has received $1 million in state capital funding for a pilot program to provide dental health services to approximately 3,000… Continue reading

Three-way contest forms in Jefferson County

A three-way contest has developed for a Jefferson County commissioner seat. Ryan McAllister, 30, filed for the Position 3 seat Thursday as… Continue reading

Rhody Run marks anniversary on last day of Rhody Fest in Port Townsend

Celebrating the Big 4-0 can be a fun time, especially when you invite a crowd to help fete the milestone — and… Continue reading

Starving animals under the care of rescue facility; Chimacum owner charged

Seven starving bison are under the care of a Quilcene rescue facility after they were removed from a Chimacum Valley field last month.… Continue reading

One Jefferson candidate files for county office on Wednesday

One candidate filed for office Wednesday morning in the Jefferson County races. Tom Brotherton, 72, of Quilcene, filed for the District 3… Continue reading

PHOTO: Rhody carnival coming together

Funtastic Carnival workers begin setting up the Umbrella Ride, one of the attractions for Rhody Week festivities, on Tuesday morning in Port Townsend. Memorial Field’s… Continue reading

Man pulled from water identified as Port Townsend resident, Sequim attorney

The man found dead in the Port Townsend Boat Haven on Monday morning has been identified as Anthony Philip Mauhar Jr., a… Continue reading

Body recovered from water at Port Townsend Boat Haven

The body of a man was recovered from the water at the Port Townsend Boat Haven on Monday morning. The identity of… Continue reading

Candidates get early start on filing week in Jefferson

Several candidates got an early start Monday morning at the Jefferson County Courthouse, waiting in line to file to run for county… Continue reading

Rhody Festival week begins

Beginning Monday, the chairs will begin to appear on the sidewalks of Lawrence Street in the uptown district. Not just lawn chairs,… Continue reading

Rhododendron Festival Carnival cleared for Memorial Field in Port Townsend

The Rhododendron Festival Carnival is expected to be part of the festivities this year, but its location could change or it could… Continue reading

Chimacum School District investigates loss in student population

CHIMACUM— The reasons for enrollment decline in Chimacum Schools are beginning to become a bit clearer. At Wednesday’s Chimacum School Board meeting, enrollment information about… Continue reading

Contest forms in race for district judge

Attorney Mindy Walker has announced her intention to run for District Court judge, a position currently held by Jill Landes who is… Continue reading

New smooth surface on Water Street

A new surface of asphalt was applied Thursday to Water Street between Polk and Tyler streets as part of the $2.7 million Water Street enhancement… Continue reading

County committee will study impacts of shooting range facilities

Members of the Commercial Shooting Facilities Review Committee held their inaugural, organizational meeting Wednesday afternoon to outline plans for the next six… Continue reading

Contest forms for Jefferson PUD seat

A contest has shaped up for a seat on the Jefferson County Public Utility Commission. Tom Brotherton of Quilcene and Dan Toepper… Continue reading

Port of Port Townsend to rethink Point Hudson jetty funds

All four bids to replace the Point Hudson south jetty were over cost estimates, so Port of Port Townsend commissioners delayed action… Continue reading

Port of Port Townsend opens bids for Point Hudson jetty project

Four sealed bids were opened Monday afternoon by the Port of Port Townsend for the Point Hudson south jetty replacement project. American… Continue reading