Jefferson County

ON THE WATERFRONT: Astoria Bay to leave laden with logs

AT THE BEGINNING of the week Astoria Bay moored to the Port of Port Angeles’ Terminal 3 to take on a load of debarked logs… Continue reading


EYE ON JEFFERSON: Commissioners to consider public records policy

The three Jefferson County commissioners will continue deliberations on a public records compliance policy when they meet at 9 a.m. Monday. The meeting will be… Continue reading


President of Sound Publishing to join Tulsa World, BH Media Group

Gloria Fletcher, president of Sound Publishing, Inc., has taken a position as publisher of the Tulsa World and vice-president of the South Newspaper Group of… Continue reading


A GROWING CONCERN: Don’t be impatient with certain flowers

ALTHOUGH WE HAVE been hearing about record rains in April these last three weeks, I have been busy working in client’s gardens hearing complaints about… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Head to Grays Harbor for shorebird festival

LAST MONTH, WHEN noting the number of bird festivals that take place during the year, the shorebird celebration on Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge, was… Continue reading

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Callis plans move to First Street … and other items

Callis Insurance recently acquired the Pacific Place office complex at 802 E. First St. Andy and Amy Callis, who also own Callis… Continue reading

Delays expected on Highway 112, Hood Canal Bridge

Drivers can expect delays on three miles of state Highway 112 west of Kalawah Street six times between Monday and May 31. Utility… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Twice-monthly luncheon meetings are held at 11:45 a.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at… Continue reading

HELP LINE: SHIBA are here to help with health insurance

LAST WEEK WAS a long time ago, right? I know, so you might or might not recall that I went on about Medicare, which is… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Clallam County commissioners plan to discuss escape routes

WHEN I WAS a child I sure loved fireworks. Come July Fourth I never paid much attention to how much a barrage of loud, hissing… Continue reading

Jefferson County Board of Health presents awards

Students of the Port Townsend and Chimacum schools who organized and participated in a walkout to support a movement for schools safe… Continue reading

Judge halts pay or appear: New state law to impact finances in Clallam, Jefferson counties

Rick Porter, the Port Angeles area’s outgoing District Court judge, has eliminated his pay-or-appear program, a singular achievement of his 16-year tenure,… Continue reading

PENINSULA KITCHEN: Use spices, herbs to enhance and enrich recipes

ANCIENT TRADERS CROSSED continents and fought wars for access to culinary and medicinal spices. These same aromatic seeds, fruits, roots and bark can transform our… Continue reading

State Highway 20 paving project to begin this week

Be prepared to face more road construction work during the next five months in Port Townsend. A $3.5 million paving and construction… Continue reading

Governor, conference set in Port Townsend next week

Port Townsend will be in the spotlight next week as the governor holds a meeting at the Northwest Maritime Center and members… Continue reading

Clallam deputy prosecutor eyes Jefferson chief prosecutor post

Clallam County deputy prosecuting attorney James Kennedy has announced his intention to run for Jefferson County Prosecuting Attorney. He aims to unseat… Continue reading

$50,000 bail set for Sequim man on harassment charge following sting arrest

Bail of $50,000 was set Monday for Net Nanny child-sex-sting defendant Clinton Roy Caldwell of Sequim on a charge of felony harassment… Continue reading

Marrowstone Island Citizens of the Year dinner set Wednesday

Nicole and Wayne Chimenti will be honored as the Marrowstone Island Citizens of the Year at a potluck dinner Wednesday. A 5:30 p.m.… Continue reading

Volunteers still needed for Saturday’s coast cleanup

A few beaches on the Pacific Coast and the Strait of Juan de Fuca on Thursday still lacked volunteers registered to clean them during the… Continue reading

Earth Day marked with variety of events

Several events are planned to mark Earth Day on the North Olympic Peninsula. Here is a list by community: PORT TOWNSEND • The Port Townsend Main… Continue reading