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Jefferson County International Airport reopens with upgraded landing strip

Commissioner first pilot to land on new surface


Port Townsend council agrees to form policing panel

Members from community also will serve on ad hoc committee


Port of Port Townsend aims for 2022-23 finish

Breakwaters top priority in Point Hudson plan

Committee begins work on epidemic recovery plan

ICC made up of representatives from Jefferson County

Jefferson Community Foundation raises more than $542,000 in relief funds

Six hundred donors have swelled the Jefferson Community Foundation’s COVID-19 Response Fund to $542,000. The foundation had dispersed by Friday $500,660 to… Continue reading

Juneteenth celebration draws more than 1,000

Port Townsend rally peaceful

Port Townsend Juneteenth celebration sees over 1,000 in attendance

More than 1,000 people took to the streets of Port Townsend today in celebration of Juneteenth, which commemorates the freeing of slaves in Texas two… Continue reading

Government agencies agree to work on COVID-19 recovery

Jefferson County officials building resiliency plan

Juneteenth celebration

Ahead of today’s Juneteenth celebration and march, members of the Jefferson County Chapter of Black Lives Matter and the City of Port Townsend Arts Commission… Continue reading

Black Lives Matter mural to precede Juneteenth march

A Black Lives Matter mural will go up at the entrance to Pope Marine Park in downtown Port Townsend in time for… Continue reading

Health officer: Masks prime component of Phase 3 success

Health Officer Dr. Tom Locke is confident in Jefferson County’s ability to move into Phase 3 of Gov. Jay Inslee’s Safe Start… Continue reading

City of Port Townsend awarded $288,300 in COVID-19 relief funds

The Port Townsend City Council has approved receipt of $288,300 in Coronavirus Relief Fund money and will consider how to spend it.… Continue reading

Black, Native lives matter

About 60 people gathered Wednesday at Mountain View Commons in Port Townsend to hold a “die-in” of 8 minutes, 46 seconds to commemorate the period… Continue reading

Student protest

“Silence is Violence.” Compassionate Peacekeeping Now.” Black Lives Matter.” At least 100 to 150 Port Townsend High School students took to the… Continue reading

Jefferson PUD approves routine telecommuting policy

Added efficiency discovered during Stay-Home order

Chimacum Farmers Market opens Sunday

Arts, craft vendors now allowed

Learning from a distance: Teachers find ways to communicate with students

The biggest challenge of teaching students remotely is not seeing them every day, say teachers on the North Olympic Peninsula. “The grief of not being… Continue reading