Nick Koveshnikov

Navy planning to use Indian Island for submarine maintenance

INDIAN ISLAND -- Naval officials plan to convert Indian Island Naval Magazine's ammunition wharf into a maintenance site for nuclear-powered submarines. Those subs, which would… Continue reading


Reception to honor Kier as he leaves Port Ludlow fire department

PORT LUDLOW -- After eight years, Port Ludlow Fire Chief Wayne Kier officially leaves the department Oct. 31 for an assistant fire chief position with… Continue reading


Caldwell wins recount to face Sandoval in November

PORT TOWNSEND -- City Council candidate Patsy Caldwell will face incumbent Michelle Sandoval for Position No. 1 in the November general election. Caldwell, a legal… Continue reading


Krazy race in Port Townsend today

PORT TOWNSEND -- The human genius of oodball vessel design once again rules Port Townsend land and water this weekend. The Kinetic Skulpture Race is… Continue reading

Recount in Port Townsend City Council race set for today

PORT TOWNSEND --Seven votes separating two Port Townsend City Council candidates is enough for a state-mandated recount. The recount, which will occur today, will decide… Continue reading

Family Portrait idea clicks with Port Townsend residents

PORT TOWNSEND -- Mike Kenna was sitting in his office 20 years ago at Uptown Printery Communications, thinking how he could promote Port Townsend. By… Continue reading

Caldwell, McQuillen in tight race for City Council

PORT TOWNSEND -- Six votes. That's all that separate Port Townsend City Council candidates Patsy Caldwell and Mary McQuillen for second place and a chance… Continue reading

Palindrome owners going on six-month sabbatical for popular dance venue

PORT TOWNSEND -- Owners of The Palindrome, a popular Peninsula dance venue, are closing their doors to most contra, swing, salsa and other dancing events.… Continue reading

Jefferson: Wood poaching harms Chimacum Creek salmon habitat

CHIMACUM -- Poachers butchered two maple trees, destroying hundreds of square feet of forest canopy and affecting salmon spawning habitat on Chimacum Creek this month,… Continue reading

Sandoval qualifies for general election while opponent is undecided

PORT TOWNSEND -- City Council incumbent Michelle Sandoval easily led her two challengers, Patsy Caldwell and Mary McQuillen, in unofficial primary election results released Tuesday.… Continue reading

Jefferson: Pet Pals animal agency reaches milestone

PORT HADLOCK -- When they started keeping count of animals spayed or neutered in 2002, Olympic Mountain Pet Pals volunteers never dreamed they would hit… Continue reading

Judge issues temporary restraining order against homeland security training center

PORT TOWNSEND -- Jefferson County Superior Court Judge Craddock Verser told owners of a homeland security training operation based on Discovery Bay to put down… Continue reading

Wooden Boat Festival recalls Port Townsend’s maritime diversions

PORT TOWNSEND -- For a town adorned by saltwater on three sides, Port Townsend's much celebrated Wooden Boat Festival is only a brief hint of… Continue reading

Wooden Boat fest begins with concert today

PORT TOWNSEND -- Flying a 2005 theme banner of "One World, One Ocean," the 29th Wooden Boat Festival starts with a pre-festival music concert starting… Continue reading

Port Townsend council approves bond issue for City Hall renovation

PORT TOWNSEND --Council members approved on Tuesday City Manager David Timmons' request to issue at least $1.545 million in bonds to cover the cost of… Continue reading

Hundreds turn out for hastily organized Katrina benefit

PORT TOWNSEND -- As many as 1,000 North Olympic Peninsula residents turned out for a Hurricane Katrina relief concert quickly organized for Monday at Fort… Continue reading

Jefferson: Habitat for Humanity receives anonymous $100,000 grant

PORT TOWNSEND --When Jean Camfield, a founder of Habitat for Humanity of East Jefferson County, opened an envelope from The Seattle Foundation on Tuesday, she… Continue reading

Hearings examiner OKs resort project at Ludlow Cove

PORT LUDLOW -- A Jefferson County hearing examiner on Friday approved a 120-unit timeshare multifamily residential project at Ludlow Cove. The hearing examiner's approval completes… Continue reading

Superior Court clerk candidates appear at Kiwanis forum in Port Townsend

PORT TOWNSEND -- The two Jefferson County Superior Court clerk candidates agreed on a need for a Web-based court file system during a Kiwanis Club… Continue reading

Hollywood Video having an effect on Port Townsend rental stores

PORT TOWNSEND -- Almost a month after a Hollywood Video outlet opened its doors in Port Townsend, three locally-owned video stores are discovering how loyal… Continue reading