Jefferson County

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


First responders, Chimacum officials share meal, discussion about school safety

East Jefferson County first responders and Chimacum School District administration are getting to know each other. A breakfast held last Friday was about… Continue reading


Man charged in Pierce County after Net Nanny operation

State Patrol investigators have announced another arrest in the Net Nanny operation that targeted sexual predators, held last month in Jefferson County.… Continue reading


NEWS BRIEFS: Port Townsend School District Technology Committee meeting … and other items

The Port Townsend School District Technology Committee will meet today at 3:30 p.m. The special meeting will be in the Gael Stuart… Continue reading

Port Townsend man hurt in two-vehicle wreck

A 57-year old Port Townsend man suffered minor injuries in a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of state highways 19 and 20,… Continue reading

Jesse Colin Young to hail ‘Dreamers’ in Port Angeles this Saturday

Jesse Colin Young quit the road a decade ago. The singer-songwriter, known for his solo work and for his music with the… Continue reading

Jefferson County commissioners settle public records act violation complaint

Jefferson County commissioners have voted to settle a public records act violation complaint brought by Joseph D’Amico, owner and operator of Sequim-based… Continue reading

Sam Hamill, poet, translator and a founding editor of Copper Canyon Press, dies at age 74

Sam Hamill — a poet, translator and founding editor of independent publisher Copper Canyon Press — has died at the age of… Continue reading

PAT NEAL: The hidden dangers of tree hugging

THERE ARE MANY good reasons for tree-hugging and I must have heard them all. In a recently published book, Matthew Silverstone reveals scientific data showing… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Clallam County plans Friday outage for website … and other items

All services will be affected starting Friday as the county’s Information Technology (IT) Department conducts a maintenance outage. Maintenance is scheduled… Continue reading

Jefferson PUD employee identified after death in single-vehicle wreck

The State Patrol has identified the Jefferson County Public Utility District employee who died Monday morning following a one-vehicle wreck on state… 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

Boy accidentally run over near Chimacum in stable condition

A 2½-year-old boy accidentally run over by his father Sunday was released from Harborview Medical Center’s emergency room and is in stable condition,… Continue reading

ON THE WATERFRONT: Liberty Bay renamed Washington

EARLIER THIS WEEK Liberty Bay, a 790-foot crude oil tanker, moored to the Port of Port Angeles’ Terminal 1. During her brief stay, personnel erected… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Repaving work set to start April 23 on Highway 20 in Port Townsend … and other items

Travelers on state Highway 20 will encounter construction activity and traffic delays starting Monday, April 23, the state Department of Transportation announced… Continue reading

73-year-old Jefferson PUD employee killed in state Highway 20 wreck

A 73-year-old Jefferson County PUD employee died Monday morning following a one-car wreck on state Highway 20. His identity has not been… Continue reading

WEST END NEIGHBOR: Flexibility reigns at Forks’ RainFest

“BLESSED ARE THE flexible for they will not be bent out of shape,” read a sign in my former employer’s staff room. The longer I… Continue reading

Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding offers new programs to answer need in trades

The Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding has launched new programs to address the region’s need for skilled marine systems technicians, according to… Continue reading

State Ferries open house in Port Townsend to field input for long-range plan

The state ferry system is seeking input for a long-range plan in light of an expected surge in ridership of 30 percent… Continue reading