Jefferson County

Permit application for work at proposed shooting facility site nets questions

Residents of the Tarboo Lake area are asking why a permit application for work at the site of a proposed shooting facility… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Library week set for next week in Port Townsend … and other items

Mayor Deborah Stinson has proclaimed Oct. 21-27 to be “Friends of the Library Week.” Stinson urges everyone to visit the Friends of… Continue reading

WEST END NEIGHBOR: Staying out of the hunter’s scope

TO PICK UP a pair of binoculars and see the business end of a rifle pointed directly at you is not a pleasant experience. It… Continue reading

Jefferson Healthcare hospital CEO wins award

Mike Glenn, CEO of Jefferson Healthcare hospital is this year’s recipient of the Washington State Hospital Association’s Joe Hopkins Memorial Award. Glenn… Continue reading

Port Townsend teachers train in emergency response

“Stop the Bleed.” “You have only three minutes of uncontrolled bleeding before a person faces a life-threatening situation and death,” Trisha Duerr,… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Tickets for PA harvest dinner on sale … and other items

The Esther Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star will host a harvest dinner from noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 28. The annual… Continue reading

PHOTO: Chimacum crowns homecoming royalty

Chimacum High School’s homecoming king Arron Serrato and queen Aubrey Ingersoll are presented to family and friends during halftime of the Cowboys’ homecoming game Friday… Continue reading

EYE ON JEFFERSON: Annexation proposal before Port Townsend City Council

The Port Townsend City Council will consider an ordinance to place on the February ballot the annexation of the city into the East Jefferson Fire… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Chamber After-Hours are held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of the month at… Continue reading

More Hood Canal Bridge closures begin Monday

A project to replace or repair equipment that operates the Hood Canal Bridge’s drawspan will cause intermittent closures Monday through Friday nights. During… Continue reading

Fort Worden upgrades energy efficiency with solar, LED lights

A $1.68 million investment in infrastructure upgrades at the historic Fort Worden is expected to keep more than 200 tons of carbon… Continue reading

Jefferson County sheriff, detective spar over management of office

Sheriff David Stanko and challenger Joe Nole, a detective working for him, sparred over office management at a candidate forum. The forum… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Jobs abound in the yard as autumn takes over

AS THE EARTH slowly continues its tilt away from the sun for us living here on the northern hemisphere of the planet, a cooling of… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: A fine, feathered intervention?

BEING INEBRIATED ISN’T a condition known only to humans. Several days ago, I returned home to find my yard pulsing with creatures acting as if… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Part D open enrollment is upon us again

AS IS OFTEN the case in Western Washington, the whole is equal to the sum of its parts. In this case, the “whole” of Medicare… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Back Country Horsemen hope for new members

ONCE AGAIN BACK Country Horsemen Peninsula Chapter’s informational booth was at the Railroad Bridge Park earlier this month for its 20th Riverfest Celebration. The festival… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Free smoke detector aid for community … and other items

Clallam County Fire District 3 volunteers of the Diamond Point and Gardiner area are offering assistance changing… Continue reading

THE COOKING HOBBYIST: Feeling crabby? Try this dip

along with a visit from my mother, who loves crab and thus attends the… Continue reading

Emerald Coast Opportunity Zone about to be in business

A development incentive effort for low-income areas is being piloted by a singular collaboration of North Olympic Peninsula tribes, city governments and… Continue reading

Emergency dispatch center merger on the table

Two Port Angeles officials will meet with the JeffCom 9-1-1 board next week to discuss a possible merger with Peninsula Communications. City… Continue reading