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Water Street work in Port Townsend expected to be finished soon

The final phase of the Water Street Enhancement Project is on track for completion the week of July 9. A Party at… Continue reading

R2AK race boss awaits last stragglers into Ketchikan

After two weeks of long days and nights waiting for his Race to Alaska competitors to reach Ketchikan under wind or human… Continue reading

Petition filed against resort plans in Brinnon

The Brinnon Group has filed a land use petition in Kitsap County Superior Court hoping to invalidate the developer agreement and supporting ordinance… Continue reading

Port of Port Townsend details cash flow, capital projects

The Port of Port Townsend will see activity through the end of the year as cash flow projections and capital projects in… Continue reading

District 24 candidates talk about positions in Port Townsend

More than 100 people heard from candidates for the House of Representatives 24th district positions 1 and 2 at a candidate forum… Continue reading

Port Townsend cyclist to raise funds for autism treatment

Mike Tapogna is an avid cyclist, a skilled mason and an artist who says that his most important role is that of… Continue reading

Jefferson County fee hike in effect next week

A 5 percent technology fee will be added to fee schedules in the community development department and some in public works starting… Continue reading

Port Townsend artist creates cartoons for Race to Alaska

Covering the Race to Alaska through photos, video and podcasts brings fans of the 750-mile non-motorized, unsupported race close to the action.… Continue reading

Rower forced to cut short climate change effort in Great Pacific Race

The sea was not kind to Team Ripple Effect earlier this month when rower Eliza Dawson’s quest to study the effects of… Continue reading

Lawsuit alleges public records violations by Jefferson County

Jefferson County faces a lawsuit over 2,353 alleged public records violations by the county sheriff’s office stemming from the case of a… Continue reading

Winner expected today in Race to Alaska

The 750-mile Race To Alaska is expected to crown a victor this morning, one week after the event began its second leg… Continue reading

Port Townsend moves to renegotiate interlocal agreements on affordable housing

After a lengthy and sometimes contentious discussion about funding, the Port Townsend City Council voted to terminate existing interlocal agreements between the… Continue reading

Study looks at maritime trades impacts on Jefferson economy

A study to determine the effect of the maritime industry on the economics of Jefferson County was discussed Monday at the Jefferson… Continue reading

Wednesday farmers market opens in new location

The Wednesday Farmer’s Market in Port Townsend has a new location and a new focus on farms, nutrition and youth. Dubbed the… Continue reading

Grant Street Elementary students say farewell to school building

Port Townsend students have ended the school year with memories, hugs and tears of leaving their classmates behind until September when they… Continue reading

Seventy48 teams congratulated on trek

After 70 miles of blistered palms and strained muscles, it was time to celebrate the achievements of those who pedaled, paddled or… Continue reading

Jefferson County recycling policy to change after China rejects material

County residents have been accustomed to dutifully separating their recyclable materials into paper, plastics and glass for years, but that will change… Continue reading

Race to Alaska begins: First craft reach Victoria in first leg of race

About a half hour before sunrise Thursday morning, Port Townsend Bay was humming with activity as a party of mariners waited for… Continue reading

Pride in the Park set for Saturday in Port Townsend

The inaugural Pride in the Park, an event to raise awareness of LGBTQ issues and human rights, is set for 11 a.m.… Continue reading

Race to Alaska begins today; sailors party, prepare

A fleet of sailors was making last-minute preparations Wednesday for today’s 5 a.m. start of the fourth annual Race to Alaska. A… Continue reading