Jefferson County

PAT NEAL: Wilderness crime fighters

IT WAS ANOTHER tough week in the news. As spring blossoms into summer, the residents of the Olympic Peninsula are able to observe the seasonal… Continue reading

Justice to students: ‘We need you involved in this country’s future’

State Supreme Court’s Gonzalez visits Chimacum High School

Canadian performer at Port Townsend’s Northwind Arts Center on Friday

Northwind Arts Center will welcome Canadian troubadour Scott Cook at 7 p.m. Friday. Tickets are $15 from cooknorthwind.brownpapertickets.com or at the door… Continue reading

Naval Magazine Indian Island conducting force protection exercise today

Naval Security Forces will conduct a training exercise from noon to 1 p.m. today on Naval Magazine Indian Island. The exercise is… Continue reading

PHOTO: Rhody Festival week has arrived in Port Townsend

Funtastic Carnivals set up its rides and games Monday morning at Memorial Field in Port Townsend after Jefferson County Public Works Parks and Recreation Manager… Continue reading

WEST END NEIGHBOR: A long drive for dad

I COME FROM a line of lead-foot drivers, but not the kind with one foot on the brake and one on the gas. We drive… Continue reading

Two airlifted following wreck that blocked Highway 104 near Chimacum

Crash, investigation shut roadway for nearly five hours

Gift that leaves a legacy: Ryans bequeath $170,000 to two Jefferson County nonprofits

Couple met as volunteers at the Port Townsend Marine Science Center

Rhododendron Festival events fill coming week

Kick-off coming Wednesday in Port Townsend

Eight to receive Heart of Service award

Eight volunteers — four adults and four teenagers — will receive the 2019 Jefferson County Heart of Service award at a luncheon… Continue reading

Port Townsend School District releases 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 calendars

Sept. 3 will be the first day of school for Port Townsend students in the 2019-2020 school year. The Port Townsend School… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Memories of mother with snapdragons and ‘liking butter’

IT’S MOTHERS DAY and that has me in a reflective mood as I look back on being an orphan for the last 5 years. I… 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: The best gift for Mother’s Day is forgiveness

IN CASE YOU’VE been rudely rousted from a comfy coma in the past six hours, today is Mother’s Day. I can’t imagine any other reason… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Local riders place at equestrian meet

WASHINGTON STATE High School Equestrian Team’s District 4 held its third and final qualifying meet in Vancouver, Wash., last month. Congratulations to Emma Albright for… Continue reading

Nearly 60 elected offices on Jefferson ballot

Candidate filing period begins Monday