Jefferson County

Theater troupe to explore Second Amendment right, guns

Is the right to bear arms important to you? Is gun control important to you? What is going on for people underneath… Continue reading

EYE ON JEFFERSON: County mulls pact for Rhody Fest carnival

The three Jefferson County commissioners will consider a special facilities use agreement for the Port Townsend Rhododendron Festival carnival at a meeting that begins at… Continue reading

Best of the Peninsula voting is underway now through May 31. Click here to vote today!

It’s time again to vote for Best of the Peninsula in separate Clallam County and Jefferson County polling. All voting for the scores of categories… Continue reading

Parade, blessing of fleet celebrate boating season’s opening day in Port Townsend

On a picture-perfect Saturday afternoon on Port Townsend Bay, 43 vessels and a paddle boarder celebrated opening day of the 2018 boating… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Ideal plants for baskets and containers

WE’RE QUICKLY UPON basket and container season. It’s a season that garners a variety of creative opportunities along with numerous advantages, as you aim to… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: In the blink of an eye, spring bursts forth

and beware. Spring is going to bust out all over the place whether you are in residence or… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Monthly luncheon meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month at 11:15 a.m. in the… Continue reading

HELP LINE: There are things Medicare salespeople can’t do

LAST WEEK, I shared a list of things to do, not do or know about our new Medicare cards; then I got another list (I… Continue reading

House leaders move to suspend state lawmaker

Washington state Democratic House leaders are moving to suspend a state lawmaker from his legislative committee chairmanship following accusations of inappropriate behavior. House… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Clallam Chain Gang busy … and other items

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office Chain Gang planted trees and shrubs on the slopes of the McDonald Creek Bridge during the week… Continue reading

Port Townsend’s Water Street paving to begin Thursday

The Water Street Enhancement Project team will check one more item off its to-do list this week as the first stage of… Continue reading

Tsunami siren system to be tested Monday

Winchester chimes will be heard at noon Monday in Clallam and Jefferson counties during a test of the tsunami siren system. Those… Continue reading

Bomb squad investigates metal object found on Port Townsend beach

It was a false alarm. A metal object found buried by a person walking on North Beach originally was suspected to be… Continue reading

Northwest Maritime Center withdraws Point Hudson proposal

The Northwest Maritime Center withdrew its proposal Monday to the Port of Port Townsend for a 50-year lease that would have given… Continue reading

Run Without Fear gathers 100 on Olympic Discovery Trail in Port Angeles

Close to 100 women walked and jogged the Olympic Discovery Trail on Sunday morning, showing solidarity with a woman who was attacked… Continue reading

Jefferson County to settle public records litigation with D’Amico

For the second time in two weeks, Jefferson County commissioners have voted to settle potentially expensive public records act litigation threatened by… Continue reading

Transient pod in Hood Canal adds another member

Puget Sound Express, the Port Townsend-based whale watching tour company, encountered a new addition to one of the orca pods feeding in… Continue reading

Marine Trades Association aims to fund economic study

No one seems to know the total effect Jefferson County’s marine trades have on the economy of the area, say members of… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Candlelight vigil slated for Saturday … and other items

A candlelight vigil to support Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women is planned Saturday. The vigil will be from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.… Continue reading

‘Women in Music’ focus of Sunday concert in Port Townsend

The Ladies’ Chamber Orchestra and Benevolent Society, an ensemble now in its third year, will host its spring “Women in Music” concert… Continue reading