Keven Drews

Port Townsend businessman to testify today in Olympia on behalf of electric cars

PORT TOWNSEND -- A local resident will ask a senate committee in Olympia today to back two bills legalizing the use of four-wheeled electric vehicles… Continue reading

1 in 6 Jefferson County children lives in poverty

One in six Jefferson County children younger than 18 lives in poverty, according to a report that will go before the county's Board of Health… Continue reading

Peninsula: Fluoridation of water still subject to debate

EDITOR's NOTE: - Second of a two-part series on fluoridation in Jefferson and Clallam counties. PORT TOWNSEND -- A motivated individual or group of persons… Continue reading

Port Townsend poet taking dispute with White House to CNN

PORT TOWNSEND -- A local poet says he'll appear on a Cable News Network broadcast from New York City early Monday morning discussing his and… Continue reading

Whatcha chewing on, Allie?

PORT TOWNSEND -- Elisa Halcomb thought her dog, Allie, was just chewing on a dirty stick Tuesday evening until she gave the object a kick.… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Maritime center to be touted to Japanese officials

PORT TOWNSEND -- Two community leaders will tell Japanese officials this week how this city protects the environment and uses its heritage and culture for… Continue reading

Jefferson County selling $4.58 million in bonds

PORT TOWNSEND -- Jefferson County will pay for a new Sheriff's Office annex, courthouse improvements and other upgrades through the sale of $4.58 million in… Continue reading

Port Townsend peace activist reports from Baghdad

Anna Bachmann says from Baghdad that she's "radicalized" and prepared to go to jail to stop a war against Iraq. For the past three weeks,… Continue reading

Brinnon levy vote down to the wire

BRINNON -- The Brinnon School District's levy election was too close to call Tuesday night. And its possible the election on the proposed two-year $463,041… Continue reading

Jefferson: Brinnon, Quilcene, Forks school-levy voting ends tonight

Jefferson County residents in the Brinnon, Quilcene and Forks school districts have until tonight to cast ballots in their local elections. Voters in the Brinnon… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Forums due on City Hall annex proposal

PORT TOWNSEND -- Residents will soon get to tell municipal politicians what they think about a proposed City Hall annex. Council members voted unanimously Monday… Continue reading

Parking to remain free at Fort Worden State Park — for now

PORT TOWNSEND -- Parking will remain free in Fort Worden State Park this year. This morning, a member of the Fort Worden Advisory Committee will… Continue reading

Jefferson: Area residents headed to Vietnam

PORT TOWNSEND -- Five area residents, including two veterans, hope to help out orphaned and disabled children in Vietnam in February. David Goldsmith, John and… Continue reading

Jefferson: County antes $5,000 to ward off parking fee at fort

PORT TOWNSEND -- Jefferson County commissioners unanimously agreed Monday to donate $5,000 toward an effort aimed at keeping Fort Worden State Park free of parking… Continue reading

Jefferson: Data sought on Marrowstone water system

NORDLAND -- Jefferson County Public Utility District No. 1 officials will seek more input from Marrowstone Island residents about installation of a $3 million water… Continue reading

Port Townsend to acquire 40 lots from resident

PORT TOWNSEND -- In the next 30 days, the city will acquire 200,000 square feet of land, preserving some of it as wetland and some… Continue reading

Jefferson: No Fort Worden parking fee offset money coming directly from the county

PORT TOWNSEND -- Any county money needed to help keep Fort Worden State Park free of parking fees should come through the Economic Development Council,… Continue reading

Port Townsend: City Council’s $15,000 “frees” parking at Fort Worden

PORT TOWNSEND -- Fort Worden State Park visitors may not have to pay parking fees this year thanks to the City Council, say community leaders… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Contingent opposing war take its views to Rep. Dicks’ aide today

PORT TOWNSEND -- About 15 Jefferson County residents will join thousands of Americans who will ask their congressional representatives today to put the brakes on… Continue reading

Jefferson: PT groups tap citizen, business leaders of the year

PORT TOWNSEND -- Laurie Medlicott's jaw dropped and her eyes opened wide with surprise Sunday at the moment she was named Port Townsend's Citizen of… Continue reading