Jeff Chew

Hockett grim on exit from Olympic Community Action Programs

SEQUIM — Tim Hockett, who is leaving Olympic Community Action Programs after six years as its executive director, delivered one of his final positive pitches… Continue reading

Lottery films TV spot in Agnew

AGNEW — Historic Agnew Grocery & Feed became “Big Nate’s” earlier this week to serve as the backdrop for a television commercial to promote the… Continue reading

Spinks not selected as Mississippi police chief

Former Sequim Police Chief Bob Spinks lost out Monday to a finalist from within the Columbus, Miss., Police Department for that city’s police chief position.… Continue reading

Wave Cable gets Sequim franchise

SEQUIM — Wave Cable TV will assist the city in broadcasting City Council and other city-related meetings and events next year under its new franchise… Continue reading

Fire in Sequim area home under investigation

SEQUIM — A Sequim couple is homeless after a fire destroyed their home on Monday. Clallam County Fire District 3 referred homeowners Brent and Lacey… Continue reading

State lottery to film commercial at Agnew store

AGNEW — A production crew will film a television ad today for the Washington State Lottery at the Agnew Grocery & Feed store, a historic… Continue reading

Dedication scheduled for newest Sequim street

SEQUIM — Work on the city’s newest street, South 14th Avenue, is complete, and city officials will dedicate it for traffic Tuesday. Meanwhile, sidewalk construction… Continue reading

Dreaming of a purple Christmas? Farms, shops offer lavender for the holidays

SEQUIM — Although no lavender plants are in bloom now, Sequim’s lavender farms and retailers are open for business this holiday season. Members of the… Continue reading

House burns north of Sequim [**Video**]

SEQUIM — No one was hurt when a fire broke out shortly after noon today at a home in North Sequim. Clallam County Fire District… Continue reading

Outdoorsman, athlete to be remembered at service

SEQUIM — Harold Van Riper, fondly remembered as a man who lived for family and fishing, will be remembered in a celebration of life Sunday.… Continue reading

Ex-Sequim police chief awaits word on job bid

Former Sequim Police Chief Bob Spinks said he liked what he saw Thursday and Friday in Columbus, Miss., where he was interviewed Thursday as one… Continue reading

Former Sequim police chief to interview today for Mississippi police chief post

SEQUIM — Former Police Chief Bob Spinks is scheduled to be interviewed along with three other police chief job finalists at the Columbus, Miss., Municipal… Continue reading

Out with the old, on with the new: 250-pound vent ball placed atop Dungeness lighthouse

DUNGENESS SPIT — Using a sling, four Coast Guard crewmen with the cutter Henry Blake managed to lug down the old and muscle up the… Continue reading

Sequim School Board taps search firm to find new chief

SEQUIM — Describing the search firm as one that can cast a broader net nationwide, the School Board on Monday night decided to hire executive… Continue reading

Jefferson County International Airport to go green with solar power for runway lights, navigational beacon

PORT TOWNSEND — When a new solar array lands at Jefferson County International Airport, green energy will take off for the first time at the… Continue reading

Volunteers prep to replace old vent ball on Dungeness lighthouse

DUNGENESS SPIT — New Dungeness Lighthouse Association volunteers Monday morning carried scaffolding piece by piece up the 74-step spiral stair and erected it around the… Continue reading

Floating home goes up at Port Townsend shipyard; destination is Lake Union in Seattle [***GALLERY***]

PORT TOWNSEND — There’s one thing that catches the eye when you look over this new home going up at the Port of Port Townsend… Continue reading

Aged top piece of 150-year-old lighthouse to be replaced this week; namesake cutter to help

DUNGENESS — Crew members of the Coast Guard cutter Henry Blake, namesake of the New Dungeness Lighthouse’s first keeper, will this week help lighthouse association… Continue reading

Upgrades continue at Port Townsend winter shelter

PORT TOWNSEND — The American Legion Post 26 has annually upgraded the legion's basement a little for the Jefferson County Emergency Winter Homeless Shelter, now… Continue reading

An era ends: Oldest Port Townsend retail store to close soon

PORT TOWNSEND — With Marilyn Staples' retirement comes the closure of The Green Eyeshade, downtown's oldest surviving retail establishment. “It's time,” Staples, now 79, simply… Continue reading