Jefferson County

Kilmer talks immigration, shutdown, mental health at Quilcene town hall meeting

Rep: ‘It’s wrong to shut down the government over any single policy issue, period.’

NEWS BRIEFS: Olympic Medical Center board set to meet Wednesday … and other items

The Olympic Medical Center Board of Commissioners will have its regularly scheduled meeting Wednesday. The meeting, set for 12:30 p.m. in Linkletter… Continue reading

EYE ON JEFFERSON: County to consider solid waste disposal contract

The three Jefferson County commissioners will conduct a public hearing on a multi-million-dollar solid waste transport and disposal contract at a meeting that will begin… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: New month, new work list for gardeners

SO IT LOOKS like we are going to have our own “Arctic Vortex” but although our temperature will be 22, 19 and 25 degrees, those… Continue reading

Deadline nears for Pirate Hall of Fame nominations

Peninsula College Athletics is now accepting nominations for its third Pirate Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. The deadline for nominations is Feb.… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Twice-monthly networking breakfasts are held at 7:30 a.m. on the first and third Fridays of the month at the… Continue reading

HELP LINE: How do you say the unsayable ‘goodbye’?

HOW DO YOU say “goodbye,” when you can’t say goodbye? I don’t know. I’ll explain. I have a buddy … well, actually, that understates it:… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Firearm safety classes set … and other items

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office will host two free Citizen’s Firearm Safety Courses this month. Pre-registration is required for the classes in… Continue reading

Sheriffs view new gun law: On Peninsula, one awaiting courts, other says he must enforce law

One sheriff on the North Olympic Peninsula is taking a wait-and-see attitude on enforcing the state’s new restrictive gun law while another… Continue reading

Troopers use CPR, naloxone to save a life

State Patrol Troopers used CPR and department-issued naloxone to save the life of a 37-year-old Port Angeles man suffering from a drug… Continue reading

Well Heart luncheon kicks off Jefferson Healthcare Foundation fundraising campaign

Business and community leaders from across the North Olympic Peninsula kicked off a fundraising effort supporting Jefferson Healthcare hospital’s cardiac rehabilitation program… Continue reading

New Jefferson County sheriff making changes

Joe Nole seeking new second-in-command

Captain eyes repairs needed to make boat beached at Beckett Point seaworthy

As the tide went out Tuesday afternoon, Tyler Vega, captain of the Ninaa Ootaki, lay on the shore of Beckett Point to… Continue reading

Meadery’s limited hours to grow in Port Townsend

Jefferson County now has a new place to enjoy fermented beverages as The Mead Werks meadery in Port Townsend offers a preview… Continue reading

Legislative public records subject of new bill

A year after Washington state lawmakers tried to exempt themselves from the state’s Public Records Act,… Continue reading

’Cripple of Inishmaan’ brings dark Irish humor to Port Townsend

These townspeople —newsman Johnnypateenmike, sisters Kate and Eileen, their nephew Billy —… Continue reading

Valentines, paintings, sculpture on Port Townsend Gallery Walk

Port Townsend School of the Arts Downtown will present valentine calligraphy in action with Rebecca Wild during Gallery Walk from 5 p.m.… Continue reading

‘Frozen Borders’ to melt on Port Townsend stage

At the outset this pair appears not alike. He’s a poet who performs; she’s an artist who shapes wearable sculpture. Port Townsend’s… Continue reading