Luke Bogues

Port Townsend: Fishermen get ready to crab at state board

PORT TOWNSEND -- A planned protest against the state Fish and Wildlife Commission's recreational crabbing regulations could slow holiday traffic Saturday morning. The state Fish… Continue reading

Port Townsend: $24.77 million budget adoption expected next week

PORT TOWNSEND -- The City Council passed first reading of its 2004 budget on Monday. Adoption of the budget is expected next week. The $24.77… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Piece of the past will cost $100,000 to remove

PORT TOWNSEND -- It could cost the city more than $100,000 to clean up damage to an abandoned railroad trestle in Port Townsend Bay broken… Continue reading

Port Townsend: City Council antes $25,000 toward effort to keep parking free at Fort Worden

PORT TOWNSEND -- Advocates for keeping free parking at Fort Worden State Park were bolstered Monday night by $25,000 from the City Council. The council… Continue reading

Port Townsend: “Wild Man” may get reality TV show

PORT TOWNSEND -- A 600-horsepower electric postal van may propel Glen Cove businessman Roderick Wilde into stardom as the subject of a Discovery Channel reality… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Killer will appeal his 84.5-year sentence

PORT HADLOCK -- Less than a week after being sentenced to nearly 85 years in prison, the killer of Port Hadlock towing company owner Frank… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Will fees really hurt Fort Worden tourism?

PORT TOWNSEND -- Tourism officials offer differing opinions on the effect of parking fees that are likely to be imposed at Fort Worden State Park… Continue reading

Jefferson: Commissioners won”t help subsidize Fort Worden parking for visitors

PORT TOWNSEND -- A last-minute plan that again would have let visitors park for free at Fort Worden State Park next year was defeated by… Continue reading

Jefferson: Sorensen says he fears God’s wrath

PORT TOWNSEND -- Confessed killer Ryan Neil Sorensen apologized to the family of the man he killed in Port Hadlock on April 29. But the… Continue reading

Quilcene: Navy says there’s room for boats and its torpedo test range, too

QUILCENE -- The Navy says it's trying to accommodate boaters as it works to change its torpedo testing range on Hood Canal, officials say. But… Continue reading

Jefferson: Man involved in Coyle incident turns himself in

COYLE -- A man who successfully eluded law enforcement officers on the Toandos Peninsula late Tuesday night turned himself in to authorities Wednesday morning. Timothy… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Murder’s sentencing scheduled today

PORT TOWNSEND -- A mental health evaluation of a man who confessed to murdering his former father-in-law earlier this year had the prosecution and defense… Continue reading

Jefferson: Murderer’s lawyer wants less prison time for convict, citing mental illness

PORT HADLOCK -- An attorney representing admitted murderer Ryan Neil Sorensen will ask for a shorter prison sentence for his client, saying Sorensen was mentally… Continue reading

Port Hadlock: Tri-Area gazes into its future at open house on growth plans

PORT HADLOCK -- A large turnout to a Tri-Area Urban Growth Area open house on Tuesday has county planning officials hoping that public excitement for… Continue reading

Jefferson: Three-month county commissioner lauded at farewell party

PORT TOWNSEND -- Though less than three months of Jefferson County commissioner experience fell under her belt, Judi Mackey was praised as a important asset… Continue reading

Brinnon: Boy Scouts, Pulali landowners reportedly reach pact, but mum’s the word

BRINNON -- Two sides in a debate over logging at the Boy Scouts' Camp Parsons on Pulali Point are still mum about an agreement on… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Schoolchildren planning tributes to teacher killed in car crash

PORT TOWNSEND -- A memorial service for Blue Heron Middle School teacher Jan S. Wheeland, who was killed in a car crash Monday, is scheduled… Continue reading

Port Hadlock: Sheriff’s annex construction worker from Port Angeles killed

PORT HADLOCK -- A 21-year-old Port Angeles man was killed Tuesday while working on construction of the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office annex. Colin Gregory, an… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Teacher killed in car wreck was “compassionate person”

PORT TOWNSEND -- A Blue Heron Middle School teacher killed in a car wreck Monday night south of Olympia was remembered by her colleagues and… Continue reading

Quilcene-Brinnon: Chamber opposes Navy test range proposal

QUILCENE -- A plan by the Navy to increase the number of operations in a Hood Canal undersea test range is drawing fire from south… Continue reading