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Clallam County administrator offers to postpone retirement

Clallam County Administrator Jim Jones offered Tuesday to postpone his Sept. 1 retirement if the Board of County Commissioners needs more time… Continue reading

Coast Guard cutter Active returns to Port Angeles after seven-week deployment

The crew aboard the Coast Guard cutter Active have returned to their homeport in Port Angeles following a seven-week counter-drug and fisheries… Continue reading

Updates on Elwha River bridge to be given this week in Port Angeles, Forks

The state Department of Transportation will give several updates on its efforts to replace the Elwha River bridge on U.S. Highway 101… Continue reading

Man dies after boat capsizes near Deep Creek; woman makes it to shore

A Clallam County man died overnight Saturday near Deep Creek after the boat he and his girlfriend were in capsized, said Sgt. John… Continue reading

Brinnon, Queets Clearwater school district levies on way to final approval

The superintendents of two small Jefferson County school districts said Wednesday they were excited to see both of their levies passing in… Continue reading

Jefferson County commissioners mull action on shooting range moratorium

Jefferson County commissioners are considering taking action on their moratorium on new commercial shooting ranges one week from today, they told county… Continue reading

SMP foes consider next step after state Supreme Court declines case

Opponents of Jefferson County’s Shoreline Master Program vowed Thursday to take their case to the U.S. Supreme Court after the state Supreme… Continue reading

Port of Port Townsend seeks consultant for rent survey

Port of Port Townsend commissioners directed port staff to move as “expeditiously as possible” on finding a consultant for a rent survey… Continue reading

Chimacum School Board to hear four facilities options for district tonight

Chimacum School District officials will need to make some tough decisions as they address facility needs and declining enrollment, Superintendent Rick Thompson said… Continue reading

Quilcene teen, missing since Feb. 2, is found safe after calling father

Bailey Scott called for her father to pick her up from Portland, Ore., on Monday night, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.… Continue reading

Bacterial study finds improvement, but also problems in Chimacum, Ludlow creeks

A study of bacterial pollution in the Chimacum and Ludlow creek basins found good news and bad news. Though there was a… Continue reading

Port Townsend man held on $25,000 bail after alleged sexual assault

A Port Townsend man accused of sexually assaulting a sleeping woman on his boat near Port Townsend before forcing her to row… Continue reading

Family, law enforcement call for info on missing girl at Quilcene rally

Roxann Anderson fought back tears as she pleaded to upwards of 75 people for the return of her 16-year-old niece, Bailey Scott. “We… Continue reading

Missing girl spurs Quilcene rally set for today

Residents of Quilcene are preparing to rally today as the community searches for answers in the disappearance of a 16-year-old girl. Since Bailey… Continue reading

Two measures on Jefferson County ballots for Tuesday election

Jefferson County residents had sent in 431 completed ballots as of Friday in elections for two school levies on Tuesday. Voters in… Continue reading

Super Saver Foods set to open in old Haggen site in Port Angeles by May

Work on Super Saver Foods, which is moving into the former Haggen building in Port Angeles, is ahead of schedule and the… Continue reading

More than 150 seek answers at Navy open house in Port Townsend on training plans

A small chorus sang songs of peace during the Navy’s open house in Port Townsend as people learned about the Navy’s proposal… Continue reading

Jefferson public schools, low-income residents get break in final electrical rate hikes

The Jefferson County Public Utility District has taken measures to make its electric rate hike easier for schools and low-income residents to… Continue reading

Tiny house burns in Port Townsend

An early morning blaze left a transient woman without shelter after it destroyed the tiny house in which she was staying Wednesday.… Continue reading

Navy taking comment on draft plan for land, cold-water maritime training

The U.S. Navy is hosting an open house in Port Townsend tonight to provide information on its proposed special operations training in… Continue reading