Jefferson County

PHOTOS: Gospel concert caps week of learning at Acoustic Blues Festival

Students and teachers participated in a workshop and performed in a gospel concert that wrapped up the Acoustic Blues Festival at Fort… Continue reading

Jefferson County hopefuls raise $36,000 for District 3 primary race

A Republican, two Democrats and a Republican turned independent turned Democrat have raised a combined $36,000 and spent most of it on… Continue reading

Actor Danny Glover, beer, wine and food on tap for PT Film Festival

U.N. Goodwill Ambassador, human rights activist and award-winning actor Danny Glover will be in the center spotlight of the Port Townsend Film… Continue reading

HELP LINE: What will happen ‘if Congress does not act’?

AS NEAR AS I can tell, without doing a lot of extensive research that I don’t have the time (or, frankly, the inclination) to do,… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Permit office closure this Wednesday … and other items

The city has announced that its Department of Community Development will be closed for permit processing Wednesday, Aug.… Continue reading

Transient charged in Port Townsend homeless camp attack

A man with no known local address has been charged with attacking a woman with a machete in a transient camp Tuesday… Continue reading

Victim identified in Marrowstone RV fire

The man who died in an RV fire on Marrowstone Island last weekend has been identified as Michael W. Graham. Graham, whose body… Continue reading

EYE ON JEFFERSON: Commission to approve grant applications

The three Jefferson County commissioners will consider approval of a draft resolution authorizing it to legally bind the county with respect to three applications for… Continue reading

DNR bans fires on 13 million forest acres

The state Department of Natural Resources has imposed a statewide ban on outdoor burning on the 13 million acres of forests and state… Continue reading

Two hurt in separate wrecks on Highway 104

Recent wrecks on state Highway 104 led to one driver being airlifted to a Seattle hospital and another transported to a Bremerton… Continue reading

County eyes increased fees for homeless, housing services

The Jefferson County Board of Commissioners met with members of the Port Townsend City Council’s Ad Hoc Housing Committee on Monday and… Continue reading

Wild blackberries star of Joyce Daze

Sweet wild blackberries in freshly baked pies are always the highlight of the annual Joyce Daze Wild Blackberry Festival, which will return for… Continue reading

Port delivers rebuke to Maritime Trades, Center tenants

A tense relationship between the Port of Port Townsend and tenants, the marine trades and the community reached a tipping point last… Continue reading

Bus carrier adjusting routes, rates on Dungeness Line

Greyhound Lines is adjusting to its new role as provider of the North Olympic Peninsula’s only scheduled commercial passenger service from Port… Continue reading

Vikings coming to PT waterfront with ‘Hamlet’

Chetzemoka Park, named for the Klallam chief of the 1800s, is a place of towering evergreens and great blue herons. Come summer,… Continue reading

Port Townsend School of the Arts to host benefit sale during Gallery Walk

Port Townsend School of the Arts will host the inaugural Sherry Grover Art Sparks Benefit Sale during Gallery Walk from 5 p.m.… Continue reading

Concerts in the Woods features blues

Blues lovers are in for a treat at this Saturday’s Concerts in the Woods, the organizer said. Missy Andersen and her accompanist/husband, Heine… Continue reading

Dinosaurs, a hoedown and ‘timber tumble’ this week

A library “Dino Dig,” a hoedown in Forks and a “tumble” at Port Angeles’ Timber Town are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic… Continue reading

FreddyPink, trails coalition host fundraiser for ODT

The Peninsula Trails Coalition and the FreddyPink Band will host the Trail Blaze Ball and Auction, a benefit for the completion of… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Primary wonder and this day in early August

“How could there be? And no end — how could there be? “The… Continue reading