Cydney McFarland

Jefferson County Public Utility District seeks chief financial officer

The Jefferson County Public Utility District is looking for its sixth chief financial officer after its most recent hire left after only… Continue reading


Bad weather can’t stop holiday tradition of tree decorating in Port Townsend

Bad weather can’t stop holiday tradition in Port Townsend


Jefferson commissioners declare emergency to speed repairs to Upper Hoh Road

The Jefferson County commissioners declared a state of emergency to allow the county public works department to quickly move forward on repairing… Continue reading


Woman in Highway 104 wreck in satisfactory condition

A Port Ludlow woman who was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after a two-vehicle wreck on state Highway 104 was… Continue reading

Santa coming to town in Port Townsend, other communities

Only days after Thanksgiving, Jefferson County is gearing up for the rest of the holiday season with the arrival of the community… Continue reading

Port extends deadline for online survey on Point Hudson

The Port of Port Townsend and its project consultant, Maul Foster & Alogi, are extending the deadline for an online open house… Continue reading

Bell tower adorns Main Street ornaments

The Port Townsend Main Street annual Christmas ornaments are on sale and feature a rendition of the Uptown bell tower by local… Continue reading

Sequim woman hurt in one-car wreck near Brinnon

A young woman was taken to Jefferson Healthcare hospital on Monday after losing control of her vehicle on U.S. Highway 101 near Brinnon.… Continue reading

Retailers ready for shoppers in Jefferson County

Once the remains of Thanksgiving dinner are put away, many will go shopping. According to a survey by Deloitte — an auditing,… Continue reading

Port of Port Townsend commissioners approve 2018 budget, discuss breakwater repair

Port of Port Townsend commissioners adopted the 2018 budget during their Tuesday night meeting and received a briefing from staff on possible… Continue reading

Port Townsend City Council takes dive into budget; plan approved on first reading

The Port Townsend City Council has unanimously approved the first reading of the 2018 city budget after a public hearing. Councilwoman Michelle… Continue reading

Donated turkeys unloaded for Port Townsend Food Bank

Grey Wolf Ranch residents helped unload 350 turkeys, donated by Arrow Lumber & Hardware, at the Port Townsend Food Bank in preparation… Continue reading

Jefferson County commissioners approve 1 percent increases for 2018

The Jefferson County Commissioners voted unanimously to authorize 1 percent increases for the general fund, road fund and conservation futures fund levies… Continue reading

Brinnon Food Bank featured in WhyHunger video

The Brinnon Food Bank was featured on the WhyHunger website as an example of how food banks serve their community through partnerships with… Continue reading

County commissioners schedule outreach meetings

Jefferson County commissioners will host community outreach meetings across East Jefferson County, starting in Chimacum this week. County commissioners and County Administrator Phillip… Continue reading

Lawsuit filed after fall from Ferris wheel

Port Townsend family members who fell from a Ferris wheel during the Rhododendron Festival have filed a lawsuit in Jefferson County Superior… Continue reading

New race: In Seventy48, racers travel from Tacoma to Port Townsend

The Northwest Maritime Center, which sponsors the Race to Alaska, will debut a new race this year that will challenge racers to… Continue reading

Application for Marrowstone marijuana facility denied

The Jefferson County hearing examiner has denied an application for a recreational marijuana business that proposed a 10,000-square-foot growing and processing facility on… Continue reading

Heroic actions of Medal of Honor recipient recounted

More than 100 community members, local veterans and members of the Army and Navy stationed in the Puget Sound gathered at the Gardiner… Continue reading

Security staff considered for new system at Jefferson County Courthouse

Plans to implement tighter security at the Jefferson County Courthouse are moving forward, and with all the equipment ordered, county staff now… Continue reading