Jefferson County

Chimacum Ridge tour hosted by Yes on 1631 campaign today

Representatives of the Yes on 1631 campaign and the Washington Environmental Council will host a tour of the Chimacum Ridge Conservation Easement today.… Continue reading

Cantwell, Hutchison meet in second Washington Senate debate

Candidates in Washington’s U.S. senate race clashed Saturday over policies on the environment, trade and tariffs, immigration and health care.… Continue reading

PUD hopefuls discuss background, management in Jefferson

EDTOR’S NOTE: The Jefferson County Public Utility District commissioners authorized $4 million to refurbish the district building. Tom Brotherton has approved the correction of his… Continue reading

GUEST COMMENTARY: Vote No on I-1639: Don’t tread on me

By Seth and Rebecca Larson Here at FREDS Guns our focus is always on safety and how we can better our community. Initiative 1639 would… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Time for some this-and-that information

I THINK THAT today is a good day for a bit of this-and-that, so let’s jump right into a “this.” An alert reader, who not… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Highway 101 closures east of Sequim possible Monday … and other items

SEQUIM – Drivers may encounter closures on U.S. Highway 101 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Monday. Drivers on Highway 101 east of Sequim… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Luncheon meetings are usually Wednesdays at noon at Blakeslee’s Bar & Grill, 1222 S. Forks Ave. This Wednesday’s program… Continue reading

PHOTO: Crescent homecoming court crowned

Crescent High School in Joyce had its homecoming game Saturday on the home football field against the Oakville Acorns. The king and queen… Continue reading

Port Townsend students make wearable art

The portable art classroom at Port Townsend High School was abuzz with activity as students put finishing touches on their wearable art… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Grueling Repetitive Arduous Seasonal Service

I’VE SURE BEEN enjoying the Indian Summer that we’ve been having on the Olympic Peninsula, with the beautiful colors changing in the scenery as I… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Keep an eye out for unusual birds at feeders

NUMBERS OF BIRDS continue to swell as additional migrants arrive in our yards, some to stay and some to continue farther south. It can be… Continue reading

College to screen tales of youthful offenders

The public is invited to join the Magic of Cinema, Peninsula College Forks and Peninsula College Library for a free screening of… Continue reading

D’Amico seeks legal action over Jefferson County permit

Joe D’Amico’s Fort Discovery, Inc., has brought legal action against Jefferson County’s Department of Community Development to compel its director, Patty Charnas,… Continue reading

Draft IRS rules for Emerald Coast Opportunity Zone released

Proposed federal tax regulations have been released for investors who want breaks on capital gains by investing in the Emerald Coast Opportunity… Continue reading

Northwind event to focus on the art of collaboration

The Northwind Reading Series will present a collaborative arts group, The Roadstead Project, at 7 p.m. Thursday. The suggested donation for admission… Continue reading

Property tax payment deadline looms

The second half of the year’s property tax payments are due Oct. 31. Mailed payments must be postmarked, put in a drop box, or brought… Continue reading

EYE ON JEFFERSON: County hearing set on draft shooting facility law

The three Jefferson County commissioners will conduct a public hearing on a proposed shooting range ordinance at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. The special meeting will be… Continue reading

Almost Blue to perform in Coyle on Sunday

A jazz duo will perform at Concerts in the Woods at 3 p.m. Sunday. “As the days get shorter, colder and wetter, we… Continue reading

Scarecrows, games and a murder mystery highlighted at Quilcene festival

Quilcene residents will celebrate Worthington Park and Quilcene School in the first-of-its-kind collaboration in putting on a Halloween Harvest Festival from 3 p.m.… Continue reading