Jeannie McMacken

Jefferson commissioners tap OlyCAP to administer CDBG program

Total 2019 funding available for county is $110,431

PHOTO: Honorable display of flowers

The memorial outside of the Jefferson County Courthouse honoring World War I casualties was honored with a display of daffodils Monday. Reports… Continue reading

PHOTO: Port Townsend students protest for change

A group of about 50 Port Townsend High School students took to Water Street on Friday to voice their concerns about climate… Continue reading

Rear admiral discusses Growlers, community relations

“Look at this view, there isn’t any place better,” U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Scott Gray, commander of the Northwest region, remarked as… Continue reading

Benefits of Maritime Washington National Heritage Area Act outlined during roundtable discussion

The Maritime Washington National Heritage Area Act will bring more economic opportunity to Western Washington, according to U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer who… Continue reading

Quilcene residents to port: Don’t limit waterfront access

Officials come to town to field concerns over sale rumors

Navy’s final decision adds 36 Growler jets to Whidbey Island base

An estimated 88,000 Growler operations will occur annually at Ault Field, 24,100 at OLF Coupeville

Conference targets high-speed internet access on Peninsula

North Olympic Peninsula Broadband Symposium to be held March 18-19 in Blyn

Fire burns home on Hidden Trails Road, Port Townsend

No one was injured when a modular home erupted in flames in the 500 block of Hidden Trails Road. The Tuesday blaze… Continue reading

Navy declines to include Growler monitoring as mitigation for effect on historic districts

The Navy has determined the way it will mitigate the addition of Growler EA-18G jets over historic properties on Whidbey Island and… Continue reading

Port Townsend City Council considers solid waste services contract

Same firm that has had deal with city for 20 years is only respondent; floats rate increase

Girls’ Boat Project teaches skills in Port Townsend

In the woodworking shop at the Northwest Maritime Center, a little boat is slowly being worked on by ten pairs of small… Continue reading

Inter-generational artwork to be installed Saturday in Port Townsend

Photographer Adrianna Santiago and painter Suzanne Jones conceived the idea of an inter-generational art movement in Port Townsend. “We are both interested… Continue reading

PUD plans internet questionnaire: Survey part of strategy to expand broadband

Jefferson County Public Utility District officials plan to survey customers about their internet needs. Commissioners aim to help expand access to broadband… Continue reading

Crash near Port Townsend involves four vehicles

No injuries in wreck during morning commute

PHOTO: Boats all in a row in Port Townsend Bay

Sailboats head back to the Boat Haven after a late afternoon sail around Port Townsend Bay during welcome sunny weather.… Continue reading

Jefferson commissioners asked for help on farmers market restrooms

Port Townsend city manager highlights Lodging Tax Advisory Committee plans