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State Ferries crew member with ties to Chimacum honored for lifesaving action

PORT TOWNSEND — A Washington State Ferries crew member was honored on the MV Kennewick for his role in saving a man’s life earlier this… Continue reading

Port Townsend Paper receives award for lowering emissions

PORT TOWNSEND –– Port Townsend Paper has earned an award for cutting its carbon dioxide emissions by 60 percent since 2005. The Northwest Pulp and… Continue reading

WEEKEND REWIND: Jefferson County approves $1.1 million for Undie Road rerouting project on West End

PORT TOWNSEND –– Jefferson County Commissioners committed $1.1 million Monday to rerouting Undie Road around a section with significant damage in West Jefferson County. Commissioners… Continue reading

WEEKEND REWIND: Scientists look for answers as hundreds of dead birds wash ashore along Strait of Juan de Fuca

PORT TOWNSEND –– Scientists are trying to figure out why hundreds of dead seabirds have washed ashore in the eastern part of the Strait of… Continue reading

Port Angeles adventurer to tell of rescue from storm-tossed North Atlantic at gathering today

PORT ANGELES –– What kept Port Angeles adventurer Chris Duff alive while he waited 11 hours for rescue in the stormy North Atlantic earlier this… Continue reading

Appeals court upholds Navy-DNR easement on Hood Canal

SHINE –– The state Court of Appeals has upheld an agreement for a Hood Canal aquatic lands easement agreement between the U.S. Navy and the… Continue reading

Swimmer cancels today’s planned attempt to cross Strait of Juan de Fuca

PORT ANGELES –– A Coast Guard rescue swimmer and advanced helicopter rescue instructor has called off an attempt to swim the Strait of Juan de… Continue reading

Port Townsend officials get firsthand look at progress on city’s water treatment facility, reservoir

PORT TOWNSEND –– City officials got to take a close look Wednesday at construction of the city's water treatment facility and reservoir projects. City Council… Continue reading

Scientists look for answers as hundreds of dead birds wash ashore along Strait of Juan de Fuca

PORT TOWNSEND –– Scientists are trying to figure out why hundreds of dead seabirds have washed ashore in the eastern part of the Strait of… Continue reading

Port Angeles adventurer to tell of rescue from storm-tossed North Atlantic at Saturday gathering

PORT ANGELES –– What kept Port Angeles adventurer Chris Duff alive while he waited 11 hours for rescue in the stormy North Atlantic earlier this… Continue reading

Jefferson County approves $1.1 million for Undie Road rerouting project on West End

PORT TOWNSEND –– Jefferson County Commissioners committed $1.1 million Monday to rerouting Undie Road around a section with significant damage in West Jefferson County. Commissioners… Continue reading

Swimmer hopes to attempt crossing of Strait of Juan de Fuca in wet suit

PORT ANGELES –– A Coast Guard rescue swimmer and advanced helicopter rescue instructor hopes to swim across the Strait of Juan de Fuca this week,… Continue reading

Port Townsend has its own song in ‘City of Dreams’ from resident, sister

PORT TOWNSEND –– Port Townsend now has its own song, thanks to a Port Townsend resident and his award-winning sister. Jerry Osborne and his sister… Continue reading

Body of second dog found in debris of Port Townsend house fire

PORT TOWNSEND –– Firefighters have found the body of the second dog that died in a house fire in uptown Port Townsend on Thursday. Investigators… Continue reading

WEEKEND REWIND: Emotions take off when flight from Chattanooga honoring slain servicemen touches down in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — A Chattanooga, Tenn., man who flew to Port Angeles on Sunday in memory of the five servicemen killed in Chattanooga last year… Continue reading

WEEKEND REWIND: Man’s body recovered following drowning at Lake Sutherland

PORT ANGELES –– Divers on Sunday afternoon recovered the body of 61-year-old Wales resident Stephen Thomas Turner, who reportedly drowned in Lake Sutherland on Friday.… Continue reading

Jefferson Transit officials test drive prospective electric bus

PORT TOWNSEND –– Jefferson County Transit Authority officials were buzzing with excitement after test driving an electric bus around town on Thursday. Jefferson Transit officials… Continue reading

People unharmed in Port Townsend house fire that killed family dog — PHOTO GALLERY

PORT TOWNSEND –– A Port Townsend man watched as his home of about 35 years went up in flames Thursday afternoon. When neighbors saw smoke… Continue reading

Jefferson County Transit Authority seeks public input on development plan

PORT TOWNSEND –– As the Jefferson County Transit Authority looks toward expanding services in the coming years, it is asking for feedback on its development… Continue reading

Jefferson County commissioners award $905,000 bid for Undie Road project; works to start in early August

PORT TOWNSEND –– Jefferson County commissioners have unanimously agreed to award a $905,310 bid for rerouting part of Undie Road around a section with significant… Continue reading