Luke Bogues

Port Townsend: Manresa Castle on auction block next week; could next owner be local?

PORT TOWNSEND -- Manresa Castle may be headed for local ownership at an auction next week, the auction company president believes. "Most of our interest… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Cub Scout pack locked out of Scout House when doors are padlocked

PORT TOWNSEND -- Their American flag locked inside the Scout House, a Cub Scout den recited the Pledge of Allegiance to a uniform patch Thursday.… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Kids make custom guitars for Rhododendron strumming

PORT TOWNSEND -- With a screwdriver in his right hand and a firm grip on the neck of his guitar, Calvin Franklin smiled widely as… Continue reading

Port Hadlock: Emotions still run high one year later for family shattered by businessman’s murder

PORT HADLOCK -- A year after Skip Smith was gunned down at his tow truck business, emotion still runs high for the people whose lives… Continue reading

Port Ludlow: Peninsula’s only gypsy moth spraying sets sights on invasive creatures

PORT LUDLOW -- Bill and Margaret McLaughlin looked on from their car window Tuesday as state biologists sprayed insecticides around their neighborhood to kill invasive… Continue reading

Chimacum: Organized labor balks at Democrats’ opposition to ‘pit-to-pier’ project, distributes leaflets at convention

CHIMACUM -- Union leaders are scratching their heads at why local Democrats -- the party they typically draw support from -- are opposing the proposed… Continue reading

Jefferson Democrats lean toward Kerry, but don”t have any county commissioner candidates

CHIMACUM -- Jefferson County Democrats don't have county commissioner candidates lined up yet, but party members agree on three presidential candidates. Sen. John Kerry, D-Massachusetts,… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Sights, sounds, smells of Jeffco Expo sensed across fairgrounds; more today

PORT TOWNSEND -- Revving engines, rubber burning and dirt churning -- it must be Jefferson County Expo time again. The expo continues today from 9… Continue reading

Jefferson: County’s Democrats pick delegates to state convention on Saturday

CHIMACUM -- Jefferson County Democrats converge on the Chimacum High School auditorium to vote on delegates to send to the state convention in June. The… Continue reading

Quilcene/Brinnon: Heritage Days combine with Loyalty Day parade for weekend fun, nostalgia

Quilcene Heritage Days combined with the Brinnon Loyalty Day parade makes this a special south Jefferson County weekend. Events kick off today at 1 p.m.… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Electric car builder-racer’s dream on national TV tonight

PORT TOWNSEND -- Roderick Wilde's electric car obsession is hitting national television tonight. A reality television program that showcases Wilde's attempt to turn an electric… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Teens accused of starting Aldrich’s fire snub civil lawsuit

PORT TOWNSEND -- Since two teenagers accused of starting the fire that destroyed Aldrich's market last year didn't respond to a civil lawsuit filed against… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Eateries to put out their finest for ‘Taste’ on Thursday

PORT TOWNSEND -- On your mark. Get set. Eat! The Spring Taste of Port Townsend returns for a 13th year Thursday at 10 eateries throughout… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Scoutmaster upset over sale of landmark Scout House

PORT TOWNSEND -- The Scoutmaster of Boy Scout Troop 1479 says he'll resign if the boys he leads can't meet in the 73-year-old Scout House… Continue reading

Jefferson: Merger of county, city governments posed by two commissioners; tight budgets cited

A majority of the Jefferson County Board of Commissioners is proposing a merger of county and Port Townsend city governments to cut expenses. Dan Titterness,… Continue reading

Jefferson: Superior Court race already competitive

It appears there will be a contested race this fall for Jefferson County Superior Court judge. Judge Craddock Verser, appointed in February by Gov. Gary… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Community forum develops all kinds of ideas for Point Hudson future

PORT TOWNSEND -- Could a carousel, a casino and artist studios fly at Point Hudson? Those ideas were among many presented by about 75 people… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Future of Point Hudson to be topic of community meeting tonight

PORT TOWNSEND -- City and Port of Port Townsend officials have sparred over Point Hudson before. But renewed talks over the future of the Port-owned… Continue reading

Brinnon: State lawmaker contingent supports repairing Dosewallips Road

BRINNON -- A bipartisan group of nine state legislators has come out in support of rebuilding the washed out Dosewallips Road. The letter urging reconstruction… Continue reading

Jefferson: Hospice dispute ends – — – with no action

PORT TOWNSEND -- The dispute over hospice care in Jefferson County is over. The final result: No action will be taken, and Jefferson General Hospital… Continue reading