Jefferson County

ISSUES OF FAITH: Beware of theocracy

WHEN THE U.S. Constitution was ratified, Jews looked to this new country as a place where they would be safe from persecution, not only because… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: PUD meeting set today in Carlsborg; Unity speaker scheduled for this weekend

Clallam County Public Utilities District Commissioners Ted Simpson and Will Purser will convene in a special meeting today to approve questions for the… Continue reading

Two writers featured in Fourth Friday Readings

Authors Gordon Anderson and Bonnie Dickmann will be featured at Fourth Friday Readings at The Lodge Media Room, 660 Evergreen Farm Road beginning… Continue reading

Vancouver, Port Townsend musicians featured at Northwind tonight

The Northwind Arts Center will join Matt Miner Presents in welcoming Vancouver-based musician Dan Weber at 7 tonight with special guest Matt… Continue reading

Lead picked for Port Townsend task force: Panel to focus on finding new city manager

Former Port Townsend City Council member Catharine Robinson will serve as lead of the city’s community task force for the replacement of… Continue reading

PHOTO: Painting as the air clears

Squinting into the sun Wednesday afternoon — as the air slowly cleared — artist Robin Weiss creates his latest plein air painting.… Continue reading

Air quality alert extended to noon today

The National Weather Service extended an air quality alert for wildfire smoke from 5 p.m. Wednesday to about noon today for Clallam,… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Historical society’s garage sale; Womanfest retreat registration now open

The Clallam County Historical Society’s garage sale, held at the Lincoln School site on the corner of Eighth and C streets in… Continue reading

Wildfire smoke on Peninsula expected to begin to disperse late today

Wildfire smoke remained widespread on the North Olympic Peninsula on Tuesday as another plume of haze made its way into the region,… Continue reading

The Brinnon Group appeals of proposed resort action to be heard in different jurisdictions

Kitsap County Superior Judge Sally Olsen has ruled that the appeal of two Jefferson County decisions concerning the proposed Pleasant Harbor Master… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: PASD board meeting set for Thursday … and other items

Port Angeles School District directors will approve the adoption of operating budgets when they meet Thursday. The meeting will be held at… Continue reading

PAT NEAL: Up in smoke

THOSE WHO IGNORE history are doomed to watch television. This enduring truth is nowhere more evident than the current notion that the smoke from wildfires… Continue reading

Smoke doesn’t faze outdoor concerts in Port Angeles, Port Townsend

The shows will go on in Port Angeles and Port Townsend in hopes that the smoke that prompted Sequim’s cancellation of its outdoor concert Tuesday… Continue reading

Missing Sequim man, 59, found in Buckhorn Wilderness

The daughter of a 59-year-old hiker missing in the Buckhorn Wilderness since Monday morning found him Tuesday morning safe and sound as he… Continue reading

Pollution index soars as wildfire smoke sinks south

Meteorologists point to coming winds to blow away the gray

Cantwell, Franz address salmon, orcas, wildfires in Port Townsend appearance

The environment took center stage as U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell and state Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz discussed ocean health, orcas… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Clallam Fire District No. 2 meeting reset … and other items

The Clallam County Fire District No. 2 commissioners meeting originally set for today has been rescheduled for Thursday due to lack of… Continue reading

WEST END NEIGHBOR: It’s not just the park — it’s the people

LOOKING DOWN AT the ladder of the avalanche chute, it appeared the wood rungs hadn’t been maintained since I last faced this obstacle eight years… Continue reading

Cold halts Strait swimmer as hypothermia ends historic bid

A Victoria woman had to stop her swim across the Strait of Juan de Fuca and back after almost nine hours of swimming… Continue reading

Port Hadlock boy injured after bicycle collides with vehicle

A 10-year old boy was treated and discharged from a Seattle hospital Sunday after he turned suddenly in front of a car… Continue reading