Jefferson County

ISSUES OF FAITH: Faith in the beauty of spring

“WOW! ISN’T THAT just beautiful?” This is what I find myself saying this time of year when I see the beauty of spring here on… Continue reading

 

Luncheon to raise funds for women with cancer

The Kathleen Sutton Fund will host its third spring educational luncheon at noon May 11. The annual fundraiser will be at the… Continue reading

 

From left to right are Indigo Gould, Hazel Windstorm, Eli Hill, Stuart Dow, Mateu Yearian and Hugh Wentzel.

Port Townsend Knowledge Bowl team wins consecutive state championships

The Knowledge Bowl team from Port Townsend High School has won consecutive state division 1A Knowledge Bowl championships. The team, comprised of captain… Continue reading

 

Teen photo contest open for submissions

The Jefferson County Library is accepting submissions for Teen Photo Show 2024 from May 5 through 5 p.m. May 19. Teens, ages… Continue reading

Theatre shows, improv skills set for this weekend

Improvisation skills, artist talks and films highlight weekend events on the North Olympic Peninsula. • “Gunmetal Blues” continues its run with shows at 7:30 p.m.… Continue reading

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith.

Unity in Port Townsend planning for Sunday services

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith will present “Love is Golden Yellow: Empowerment” at 11 a.m. Sunday. Douglas-Smith is the pastor at Unity in… Continue reading

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith.
Back row, from left to right, are Chris Moore, Colleen O’Brien, Jade Rollins, Kate Strean, Elijah Avery, Cory Morgan, Aiden Albers and Tim Manly. Front row, from left to right, are Ken Brotherton and Tammy Ridgway.

Eight graduate to become emergency medical technicians

The Jefferson County Emergency Medical Services Council has announced the graduation of eight new emergency medical technicians. The graduates are Chris Moore,… Continue reading

Back row, from left to right, are Chris Moore, Colleen O’Brien, Jade Rollins, Kate Strean, Elijah Avery, Cory Morgan, Aiden Albers and Tim Manly. Front row, from left to right, are Ken Brotherton and Tammy Ridgway.
The Starrett House, built in 1889 and now owned by Bayside Housing.

Home and kitchen tour set this month

The Port Townsend branch of the American Association of University Women will host its 26th Home and Kitchen Tour from 10 a.m.… Continue reading

The Starrett House, built in 1889 and now owned by Bayside Housing.

Jefferson commissioners to meet with coordinating committee

The Jefferson County commissioners will meet with the county coordination committee at 11:30 a.m. Friday. The hybrid meeting is at the commissioners’… Continue reading

PAT NEAL: The first salmon

THE BLOOMING OF the salmonberries marks a change in the season. In the old days, these blossoms signaled the beginning of the spring Chinook run… Continue reading

The Port Townsend Main Street Program is planning an Earth Day work party in the downtown area from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.

Earth Day cleanup events slated for Saturday

A variety of cleanup activities are planned around the North Olympic Peninsula to celebrate Earth Day this weekend. • Port Townsend Earth Day Spring Cleanup… Continue reading

The Port Townsend Main Street Program is planning an Earth Day work party in the downtown area from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.

Jefferson County law library board seeks public input

The Jefferson County Law Library Board is seeking public input regarding the composition and accessibility of resources available at the law library.… Continue reading

Members chosen for pool task force

Locations outside Port Townsend to get closer look

Nonprofits to gather at Connectivity Fair

Local 20/20 will host its 2024 Jefferson County Connectivity Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The free fair is in the… Continue reading

Port Townsend transportation tax dollars to be put to work

Benefits district to raise $400,000 to $600,000 in first year

A GROWING CONCERN: Get the dirt on soil

SINCE WE TALKED extensively about you growing your own award-winning vegetables, we should certainly talk about how your soil will impact their growth. With April… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Breakfast meetings with networking and educational programs are held Tuesdays at 7:30 a.m. at Joshua’s Restaurant, 113 DelGuzzi Drive… Continue reading

OPEN’s Spring Tack Sale is Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 251 Roupe Road (off Hooker Road). Proceeds benefit rescued horses, minis, ponies (such as the one pictured with grossly overgrown hooves) and donkeys. Western and English saddles, saddle pads, halters, sheets, bits, bridles; western jewelry, clothes, boots and more. (photo by Valerie Jackson)

HORSEPLAY: Clean up after yourself and your horse

CLEAN UP ON aisle 7! Remember: Unlike a grocery store clerk who calls an employee over the loudspeaker to clean up a mess in an… Continue reading

OPEN’s Spring Tack Sale is Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 251 Roupe Road (off Hooker Road). Proceeds benefit rescued horses, minis, ponies (such as the one pictured with grossly overgrown hooves) and donkeys. Western and English saddles, saddle pads, halters, sheets, bits, bridles; western jewelry, clothes, boots and more. (photo by Valerie Jackson)

Todd Ortloff Show guests this week

Here is this week’s schedule for the 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Todd Ortloff Show on KONP 1450 AM, 101.7 FM in… Continue reading