Jesse Major

Shoreline restoration project at Fort Townsend nears completion

Restoration of a beach at Fort Townsend, slated for completion this week, will provide easier access for both residents and wildlife.

Building 305 to be central to Makers Square in Fort Worden

The plan is for the building to be renovated into the predominate structure in a group of at least nine buildings that will be called Makers Square. It would house workshop, classroom and studio spaces.

Affordable housing high priority for city of Port Townsend

Adequate housing for residents of all income groups, including sufficient housing affordable for low-and moderate-income groups, is among the goals of proposed revisions to the city’s 2016-36 Comprehensive Plan.

Scientists consider starvation or illness in eastern Strait of Juan de Fuca bird die-off

About 400 emaciated birds have washed ashore on beaches west of Port Angeles, near Victoria, and as far east as Whidbey Island since May.

Dean, Thomas to face off in November race for Jefferson County commission seat

Democrat Kate Dean won 61.57 percent of the votes and fellow Democrat Tim Thomas won 20.13 percent in the first count of primary ballots.

Authorities: Contraband smuggled into Clallam County jail

Inmates’ mothers had attempted to smuggle Suboxone into the jail through the mail.

Richards awaits news of opponent for Clallam County commissioner race

Ron Richards was the top choice in the first count of primary ballots with 37.54 percent, but Randy Johnson and Gabe Rygaard are running close.

Lower Elwha Klallam tribe looks ahead at economics amid expansion on Highway 101

The Lower Elwha Klallam tribe is continuing to expand its economic reach, which includes expanding its property at U.S. Highway 101 and Dry Creek Road, said Michael Peters, the tribe’s CEO.

Lower Elwha Klallam tribe looks ahead at economics amid expansion on Highway 101

PORT ANGELES — The Lower Elwha Klallam tribe is continuing to expand its economic reach in the area, which includes expanding the tribe’s property on… Continue reading

Chimacum area’s Camp Beausite NW serves those with special needs amid growing demand

CHIMACUM –– Just outside Chimacum is a camp that offers people with special needs a week filled with excitement and unique opportunities. Last week, Camp… Continue reading

Panel discusses moorage rated in Port Angeles, Sequim

Port of Port Angeles commissioners are considering new ways to determine moorage rates at Port Angeles Boat Haven and John Wayne Marina.

Port of Port Angeles Commissioners considering new marina rates

PORT ANGELES — Port of Port Angeles commissioners are considering new ways to determine the rates for moorage at the Port Angeles Boat Haven and… Continue reading

State Ferries crew member with ties to Chimacum honored for lifesaving action

PORT TOWNSEND — A Washington State Ferries crew member was honored on the MV Kennewick for his role in saving a man’s life earlier this… Continue reading

Port Townsend Paper receives award for lowering emissions

PORT TOWNSEND –– Port Townsend Paper has earned an award for cutting its carbon dioxide emissions by 60 percent since 2005. The Northwest Pulp and… Continue reading

Port Angeles adventurer to tell of rescue from storm-tossed North Atlantic at gathering today

PORT ANGELES –– What kept Port Angeles adventurer Chris Duff alive while he waited 11 hours for rescue in the stormy North Atlantic earlier this… Continue reading

WEEKEND REWIND: Jefferson County approves $1.1 million for Undie Road rerouting project on West End

PORT TOWNSEND –– Jefferson County Commissioners committed $1.1 million Monday to rerouting Undie Road around a section with significant damage in West Jefferson County. Commissioners… Continue reading

WEEKEND REWIND: Scientists look for answers as hundreds of dead birds wash ashore along Strait of Juan de Fuca

PORT TOWNSEND –– Scientists are trying to figure out why hundreds of dead seabirds have washed ashore in the eastern part of the Strait of… Continue reading

Appeals court upholds Navy-DNR easement on Hood Canal

SHINE –– The state Court of Appeals has upheld an agreement for a Hood Canal aquatic lands easement agreement between the U.S. Navy and the… Continue reading

Port Townsend officials get firsthand look at progress on city’s water treatment facility, reservoir

PORT TOWNSEND –– City officials got to take a close look Wednesday at construction of the city's water treatment facility and reservoir projects. City Council… Continue reading

Swimmer cancels today’s planned attempt to cross Strait of Juan de Fuca

PORT ANGELES –– A Coast Guard rescue swimmer and advanced helicopter rescue instructor has called off an attempt to swim the Strait of Juan de… Continue reading