Jefferson County

Battle of Books, ice cream social, book readings on Peninsula

Battle of the Books, an ice cream social and book readings are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also is available… Continue reading


Appeals to be heard on values in Port Townsend

The Jefferson County Board of Equalization will conduct several hearings on appeals of assessed value of private property when it meets at… Continue reading


Port Hadlock man dies in wreck

A Port Hadlock man was killed Tuesday morning when the motorcycle he was riding was hit by a truck on state Highway 3,… Continue reading


Pennies for Quarters buys land for tiny houses

7.5 acres west of Port Angeles meant to benefit Clallam, Jefferson veterans

Forks man held on $250,000 bail in kidnapping, assault, rape case

Richard Dickinson appears in Jefferson County Superior Court

Victorian Heritage Festival celebrates Port Townsend’s roots

Hoop skirts and handlebar moustaches will be in fashion this weekend as the 23rd annual Victorian Heritage Festival gets underway at venues… Continue reading

Flute sonatas Salish Sea Early Music Festival in Port Townsend

The Salish Sea Early Music Festival will continue its season at 2 p.m. Saturday. The concert will be at St. Paul’s Episcopal… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Short answers to frequent Judaism questions

EVERY YEAR, FOR the past 30 years, as part of their World Religions unit, I have spoken to the seniors at Port Angeles High School… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Unity guest speaker set for weekend … and other items

The Rev. Donna Little will present “The Law of Giving and Receiving” at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Little will teach at Unity in… Continue reading

Northwind to host Port Townsend performer

Northwind Arts Center will host Port Townsend-based singer-songwriter Simon Lynge at 7 tonight. Tickets are $15 each from or at the… Continue reading

PHOTO: House barge launched in Port Townsend

The Bella Barca, a 51-foot wooden house barge built in the 1970s, was launched with the tide at 1 a.m. Thursday at… Continue reading

Violin virtuoso to debut at Candlelight Concert

For the first time, violinist Claire Martin will perform in the Candlelight Concert Series, showcasing solo violin pieces with a theme of… Continue reading

Marrowstone Island Citizen of Year selected

Volunteer Vigo Anderson is the 2018 Marrowstone Island Citizen of the Year. Anderson was honored at a ceremony at the Nordland Garden Club… Continue reading

Kilmer discusses Inslee, climate change during Peninsula visit

Gov. Jay Inslee is at the top of U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer’s list for president, the 26th District representative said of his… Continue reading

Peninsula College to lay off staff

President Robins cites dip in enrollment

Fire District 3 considers new vehicle, protective vests

Clallam County Fire District No. 3 commissioners have approved up to $52,000 for the department to purchase a facility maintenance van. Fire Chief… Continue reading

Port Townsend City Council takes step for dog park

The city’s canines are expected to have access to a fenced dog park at Mountain View Commons due in large part to… Continue reading

Some Peninsula law enforcement agencies assisting in bump stock buyback

Several North Olympic Peninsula law enforcement agencies will accept residents’ bump stocks to assist the State Patrol’s buyback program before a federal law bans the… Continue reading

Tickets on sale now for Camp Beausite dinner-auction fundraiser

Tickets are available now for the fourth-annual Kiwanis Spring Dinner & Auction, benefiting Camp Beausite NW. The deadline for buying tickets is… Continue reading

DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: Joyous agitation: Moore’s prescription

WE WILL RECLAIM our laughter and joy, she told me, for the work ahead. Kathleen Dean Moore, philosopher, nature writer and novelist, is about to… Continue reading