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cq Brion Toss – Port Townsend: Maritime Center beach opened

PORT TOWNSEND -- Congressman Norm Dicks untied a sailor's knot Wednesday to officially open the Northwest Maritime Center beach to the public. About 60 people… Continue reading

Nordland: Marrowstone Island resident appointed to School Board

NORDLAND -- A Marrowstone Island man has been appointed to a vacant seat on the Chimacum School Board. Kevin Miller was sworn in during Tuesday's… Continue reading

Quilcene: Port Hadlock man hospitalized following crash

QUILCENE -- A Port Hadlock man remained in stable condition Wednesday at Seattle's Harborview Medical Center following a motorcycle crash late Tuesday. Howard E. Forsyth,… Continue reading

Jefferson: Pianist plays for hospital patients

PORT TOWNSEND -- When Nan Toby Tyrrell sits down at the piano and begins to play, she calms her nerves by forgetting the audience and… Continue reading

Jefferson: Story of a girl, her heifer and a county fair success

PORT TOWNSEND -- The gates of the Jefferson County Fair don't open until 8 a.m., and the buildings at 10 a.m. But Amanda Johnson, like… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Officer Bob’s on the job — with shortcomings

PORT TOWNSEND -- At 2 feet, 2 inches tall, the Police Department's newest recruit is really just half a man. But he works cheap. Officer… Continue reading

Port Townsend: City still divided on noise ordinance as the volume is turned up

PORT TOWNSEND -- Politics make strange bedfellows, but none stranger than music fans and the Port of Port Townsend. Spokesmen for both showed up Wednesday… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Jefferson General Hospital gains hospice certification

PORT TOWNSEND -- Jefferson General Hospital's hospice program has been approved as a Medicare-certified facility. The certification will allow the hospice to provide increased services… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Northwest Maritime Center celebrates public opening with beach party

PORT TOWNSEND -- The Northwest Maritime Center is inviting the community to a beach party next week to mark the opening of its waterfront property… Continue reading

Jefferson: Economic development stimulus ordinance on the drawing boards

PORT TOWNSEND -- The Jefferson County Economic Development Council is putting the final touches on a proposed county ordinance to govern use of the Community… Continue reading

Jefferson: Port Townsend, county commend two local heroes for service

PORT TOWNSEND -- Two Port Townsend men were honored Monday for seeing something that needed to be done and doing it. Dennis Bates, Jefferson County… Continue reading

Port Townsend: New bank to file application for charter this week

PORT TOWNSEND -- MarinerBank, a community bank in the process of organization, plans to apply for a charter this week. Jim Grabicki, president and CEO,… Continue reading

Jefferson: County commissioner candidates face Port Ludlow voters

PORT LUDLOW -- Promoting a strong local economy as an antidote to the county's budget woes was the message the majority of candidates for Jefferson… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Blues festival creates tribute to musician’s memory

PORT TOWNSEND -- "Boats up the river and it won't come down, I believe my soul, babe, it's water bound." The words were written by… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Port seeks input on 20-year plan on

PORT TOWNSEND -- The Port of Port Townsend is seeking public input on future plans for its properties through its Web site, Jim Pivarnik,… Continue reading

Chimacum-area fire district asks for levy increase

CHIMACUM -- Property owners in Fire District No. 1 will be asked to pay 50 cents more per $1,000 of assessed property value in September.… Continue reading

Marrowstone: Public comments on golf course watering premature?

MARROWSTONE ISLAND -- Public comment on Morningtide Golf Course's application for water rights for irrigation are premature. According to Sandy Howard, a state Department of… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Big Fort Worden building project starts

PORT TOWNSEND -- State legislators and parks officials broke ground Thursday for a $6 million multipurpose dining hall at Fort Worden State Park, the most… Continue reading

Peninsula: State confirms temporary Hood Canal ferry when bridge out

PORT LUDLOW -- The state Department of Transportation is going ahead with plans to build a temporary ferry terminal at South Point to serve passengers… Continue reading

Port Hadlock: Town festival a hit with young and old

PORT HADLOCK -- Hadlock Days offered lots of down-home fun Saturday, as the annual community celebration filled Kivley Center and the grassy field beyond. "It's… Continue reading