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Juneteenth celebration draws more than 1,000

Juneteenth celebration draws more than 1,000

Port Townsend rally peaceful

Juneteenth celebration draws more than 1,000
Port Townsend Juneteenth celebration sees over 1,000 in attendance

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

Port Townsend Juneteenth celebration sees over 1,000 in attendance

Government agencies agree to work on COVID-19 recovery

Jefferson County officials building resiliency plan

Juneteenth celebration

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

Juneteenth celebration

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

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

Black, Native lives matter
Student protest

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

Student protest

Jefferson PUD approves routine telecommuting policy

Added efficiency discovered during Stay-Home order

Chimacum Farmers Market opens Sunday

Chimacum Farmers Market opens Sunday

Arts, craft vendors now allowed

Chimacum Farmers Market opens Sunday
Learning from a distance: Teachers find ways to communicate with students

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

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

City of Port Townsend approves utility relief fund

Program would be funded through community donations, one-time contribution from city

Fort Worden Public Development Authority wrestles with recovery plan

‘You’re going to have the fits and starts’

Forks gears up for new ‘Twilight’ book release

Forks gears up for new ‘Twilight’ book release

Decision expected Aug. 1 on whether September festival will go on

Forks gears up for new ‘Twilight’ book release
School districts weigh graduation options
School districts weigh graduation options

Port Townsend extends timeline for decision on banked capacity funds

The Port Townsend City Council has unanimously approved a resolution that would extend the timeline for a decision on the potential expenditure… Continue reading