Jefferson County

Principal hired for Chimacum primary school

An elementary school assistant principal from Eastern Washington will be Chimacum Creek Primary School’s new principal, Superintendent Rick Thompson announced Thursday. Kyle Ehlis… Continue reading

PHOTO: Boat avoids damage in Port Townsend fire

Smoke billows from the Viking, a Trident Seafood vessel that escaped damage Friday afternoon at Port Townsend Boat Haven. The fire broke… Continue reading

Skagit Valley Chorale to perform across Olympic Peninsula

Group to sing in Port Townsend, Port Angeles, Forks and Neah Bay

U.S. Highway 101 reopened following Quilcene crash

A one-vehicle wreck on U.S. Highway 101 at milepost 302 near Spencer Creek Road was cleared at about 8:30 a.m., said the state… Continue reading

Coast Guard tales, Queen of Angels fundraiser, bridge tournament coming up on Peninsula

Tales of rough weather rescues, a Queen of Angels fundraiser and a bridge tournament are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information… Continue reading

State Patrol corrects name of driver involved in Jefferson County wreck

The State Patrol listed an incorrect name of a driver who allegedly crossed the center line which led to a wreck on state… Continue reading

‘Latin Latitudes’ and rhythms Thursday in Port Townsend

The May Candlelight Concert Series will present an evening of “Latin Latitudes” at 7 p.m. Thursday. The concert at Trinity United Methodist… Continue reading

Choro, Brazilian jazz, to be presented in Coyle

Combo Choro will present the original music of Brazil at Concerts in the Woods at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. “Come hear the most beautiful… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: The good, bad in our lives is intertwined

I’VE BEEN FORTUNATE to visit Ukraine a few times, and one of the distinctive characteristics of that country is beautiful, intricate embroidery. It can be… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Interfaith concert set for tonight … and other items

The Rev. Simon DeVoil will perform a free concert from 7 to 8 tonight. DeVoil will perform at the Big Barn at… Continue reading

Northwind Art Center hosts concert tonight

Canadian troubadour Scott Cook will perform at the Northwind Art Center at 7 tonight. Tickets are $15 from cooknorthwind.brownpaper or at the… Continue reading

Paint N’ Sip night to benefit PT school programs

The Port Townsend Main Street Program will host a benefit for Arts in the Port Townsend Public Schools from 5 p.m. to… Continue reading

OUTDOORS: Behemoth of a bass caught in Lake Leland

A FISH TALE rarely told of the relatively cold-water lakes in this state recently occurred at Lake Leland near Quilcene. An unknown angler with a… Continue reading

Jefferson County PUD prepares for state’s new bridge at Marrowstone

The power was cut to island residents Wednesday for line and pole work done by the Jefferson County Public Utility District, the… Continue reading

Port Townsend City Council race picks up candidate

Incumbent highlights third day of filing week

Pregnant woman, baby OK after collision

A pregnant woman involved in a collision was taken by ambulance to Jefferson Healthcare hospital, but both she and the unborn baby were… Continue reading

Sequim man in satisfactory condition at Harborview after Highway 104 wreck

An elderly Sequim man who was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center on Tuesday was listed in satisfactory condition on Wednesday. Vladimir Naftulyev, 79,… Continue reading

Jefferson County volunteers honored with Heart of Service awards

14th annual program recognizes eight individuals

10 more file for Jefferson County elected positions

Day two of filing week saw 10 additional candidates add their names to the growing list of candidates who have filed with… Continue reading

DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: The electric horsewoman

and it feels great. One impossibly sunny afternoon last week, I test-rode a Trek Verve. As soon as… Continue reading