Luke Bogues

Jefferson: Locke aide interviews candidates for Superior Court bench appointment

Initial interviews are over and Gov. Gary Locke will sit down next week with some, if not all five, of the Jefferson County attorneys who… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Golfers’ ire sparks links-for-lagoon idea, Port official says

PORT TOWNSEND -- Opposition by golfers to building a performing arts center on their favorite links helped push Port of Port Townsend commissioners to propose… Continue reading

Port of Port Townsend may acquire city golf course

PORT TOWNSEND -- The Port of Port Townsend on Wednesday proposed swapping Kah Tai Lagoon for the city-owned Port Townsend Golf Club. The golf course… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Pioneer family gives to Maritime Center

PORT TOWNSEND -- The Northwest Maritime Center has received another large donation -- this time from the family of a prominent Port Townsend figure in… Continue reading

Port Ludlow: State outlines plans at open house for spraying of gypsy moth

PORT LUDLOW -- State officials are vowing to not let gypsy moths get a foothold in Jefferson County. Fourteen of the tree-eating moths were found… Continue reading

Brinnon: Dosewallips Road rebuilding advocates like trail idea, too

BRINNON -- Supporters of repairing the washed-out Dosewallips Road have altered their plan to include the trail construction idea presented by project opposition. Olympic Forest… Continue reading

Jefferson: DUI arrest in judge applicant’s past

An attorney who has applied for the Jefferson County Superior Court judge bench was arrested for driving while intoxicated last year. But Craddock Davis Verser,… Continue reading

Jefferson: 3 more seek judge’s post

Three more attorneys have applied to be Jefferson County next Superior Court judge bringing the field to five to succeed Judge Thomas J. Majhan, who… Continue reading

Jefferson: Quilcene school levy still undecided

A four-year Quilcene schools maintenance and operations levy, failing by a narrow margin after Tuesday's election, has proponents keeping their fingers crossed. "It's hard to… Continue reading

Jefferson: County administrator to retire

Jefferson County Administrator David Goldsmith will retire at the end of June after 28 years of county employment. In making the announcement Tuesday, Goldsmith, 54,… Continue reading

Jefferson: School levy elections in Port Townsend and Chimacum pass; Quilcene on brink

Voters in the Port Townsend and Chimacum school districts appear to have passed levy proposals Tuesday night, while a levy in Quilcene was failing by… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Golfers teed off over arts center idea

PORT TOWNSEND -- Many golfers feel they were blindsided by an idea to construct a visual performing arts center at the Port Townsend Golf Course.… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Civil lawsuit filed by Aldrich’s owners against teens accused of devastating fire

PORT TOWNSEND -- A lawsuit has been filed against the two teenagers accused of starting the Aug. 4 fire that destroyed the historical Aldrich's market… Continue reading

Jefferson: County restarging process to noise overlay near airport

PORT TOWNSEND -- Jefferson County commissioners have restarted the process of examining a noise overlay for Jefferson County International Airport. The overlay is intended to… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Kolff delivers his explanation, then finger-pointing begins

PORT TOWNSEND -- A capacity crowd Tuesday night heard former Mayor Kees Kolff discuss his role leading up to a shipbuilder's rejection of the Port… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Boiler Room discussions revolve around personal freedoms and Dr. King’s “dream”

PORT TOWNSEND -- Joe Rotuno tried his best Monday to deliver the message behind Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I have a dream" speech. But… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Courtroom ordeal finished for woman attacked, beaten on Idaho highway

PORT TOWNSEND -- Her fourth and final attacker sentenced to prison, Linda LeBrane says she is ready to finish the psychological healing process. "Hopefully the… Continue reading

Port Townsend Citizen of the Year, Business Leader named in ceremonies.

PORT TOWNSEND -- Upon being named Port Townsend Citizen of the Year, a humbled Erik Frederickson said the award was a testimony to the whole… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Ex-mayor to apologize for role in shipbuilder’s snub

PORT TOWNSEND -- Former Mayor Kees Kolff plans to apologize for his role in a California shipping company's decision not to locate its new shipyard… Continue reading

Jefferson: Hot spot for good-paying county jobs

PORT HADLOCK -- There are still some jobs open at the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office. Thirty-eight people have applied to be corrections officers at the… Continue reading