Jefferson County

Port Townsend Yacht Club offers marine trades scholarships

A Port Townsend Yacht Club program aims to help those looking to learn maritime skills. Applications for the club’s 2019 scholarship awards… Continue reading

Wonders of autumn this weekend at Apple and Cider Festival

Fall abundance will be celebrated this weekend during the second annual Olympic Peninsula Apple & Cider Festival. It’s an opportunity for the… Continue reading

Halloween costume design, Sasquatch headline week’s events

Halloween costume creation, a Sasquatch lecture and a cider fest are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also is available on… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: The sacred depths of nature

WIDE-OPEN SPACES fill my heart with a sense of awe. It can be a desert, a view from a mountaintop or the great ocean’s horizon.… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Election meetings set for Peninsula … and other items

The Clallam County Elections Office is conducting a logic and accuracy test on its ballot tabulation equipment at 1 p.m. Tuesday, while the Jefferson County… Continue reading

Psychic Dynasty blends comedy, magic

For three weekends in October, Port Townsend audiences can see the world premiere of Joey and Phina Pipia’s newest show, The Psychic… Continue reading

Legislative seat incumbent, challenger discuss guns, taxes, Kavanaugh

Two candidates for state Legislature had different takes on measures involving guns and taxes at a general election forum, where they also… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Drink and Draw event tonight in Port Angeles … and other items

The public is invited to a special Drink and Draw at 7 tonight. The free event is upstairs at the Loom in… Continue reading

Blue Heron Middle School students pedal in a new curriculum in Port Townsend

Blue Heron Middle School students are learning how to operate bicycles safely through a program that gets them outside to discover local… Continue reading

Jefferson, Clallam county commisioners head to D.C.

The White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs will host approximately 100 state and local elected officials from Washington and Oregon on Thursday,… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Paddlers Club lecture set for today … and other items

The Olympic Peninsula Paddlers Club will host a lecture from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. today. The lecture will be held at the… Continue reading

PAT NEAL: What day is it, anyway?

HOW WAS YOUR Indigenous Peoples Day? Formerly known as Columbus Day, the Port Angeles City Council voted to recognize Indigenous Peoples Day on the second… Continue reading

Peninsula College awarded $2.2 million federal grant

Peninsula College announced Monday it will receive a $2.2 million grant from the federal Department of Education that officials say will enhance… Continue reading

Jefferson County proclaims Indigenous Peoples Day

The second Monday in October was unanimously proclaimed Indigenous Peoples Day in Jefferson County by the county commissioners during Monday’s meeting. Lower… Continue reading

PHOTO: A krazy kompetition

Everest Ashford, 12, of Port Townsend takes his Kinetic entry through the mud bog at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds during the 2018 Kinetic Skulpture Race… Continue reading

U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, Susan Hutchison hold first debate

Democratic incumbent U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell and Republican challenger Susan Hutchison sparred on topics ranging from… Continue reading

Emergency workers at the scene of a fatal wreck on U.S. Highway 101 near Brinnon on Sunday afternoon. (Washington State Patrol)

Port Townsend woman killed in Brinnon wreck

A 72-year-old Port Townsend woman driving northbound on U.S. Highway 101 died Sunday afternoon after an Oregon driver traveling southbound crossed the centerline,… Continue reading

Emergency workers at the scene of a fatal wreck on U.S. Highway 101 near Brinnon on Sunday afternoon. (Washington State Patrol)

Business tax webinar set Wednesday

The state Department of Revenue will host a free live webinar for new and small business owners from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.… Continue reading

Initiative 1639 seeks to curb gun violence

Voters in Washington state will decide the fate of an initiative that seeks to curb gun violence… Continue reading

State Patrol: 1 dead in wreck near Brinnon

Washington State Troopers were investigating a fatal wreck on U.S. Highway 101 near Brinnon Sunday afternoon. Trooper Chelsea Hodgson said there is one… Continue reading