Nick Koveshnikov

Port Ludlow: Veteran Chimacum School Board member gains statewide post

PORT LUDLOW -- At 73, Quentin Goodrich has collected enough award and recognition plaques to cover all four walls of his office and retire. But… Continue reading

Brinnon: 100 turn out for meeting with sheriff’s detective over rash of break-ins

BRINNON -- In search of leads to a rash of break-ins during the past two months, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office held a community meeting… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Jury can’t decide whether Port Hadlock man is guilty of beating dog to death with golf club

PORT TOWNSEND -- Several hours of deliberation Wednesday resulted in a hung jury in the case of a Port Hadlock man accused of killing his… Continue reading

Port Ludlow woman begins term on State School for Blind board

PORT LUDLOW -- Sherry Perry, new appointee to the board of the Washington State School for the Blind, admits she hasn't seen many blind people… Continue reading

Jamestown S”Klallam tribe acquiring Tamanowas Rock in Chimacum area

CHIMACUM -- The Jamestown S'Klallam tribe has acquired buyer's rights to lands adjacent to Tamanowas Rock, a sacred Native American site that tribal members want… Continue reading

Jefferson consolidation talks with North Kitsap agency go up in smoke

North Kitsap Fire & Rescue has pulled out of consolidation talks with Chimacum-based Jefferson County Fire District No. 1 and Port Ludlow Fire & Rescue.… Continue reading

Port Townsend marketing coordinator plans to step away from contract renewal

PORT TOWNSEND -- Nancy Borino, city marketing coordinator for six years, will not seek renewal of her annual contract, citing marketing strategy differences with city… Continue reading

Port Townsend: “Glass Beach” sparkles even if remnants of former city dump are gone with the tides

PORT TOWNSEND -- When my friend, Matia Indigo Jones, told me about "Glass Beach" off McCurdy Point, I was mesmerized. From Matia's brief description of… Continue reading

Port Townsend: City Council town meeting Monday will review strategy in light of Proposition 1 defeat

PORT TOWNSEND -- City officials Wednesday began assessing their next steps -- and hoping the community will help them -- following the overwhelming rejection of… Continue reading

Reporter, deputy feel the heat in Taser demonstration as high-tech weapons are introduced into Jefferson County

PORT TOWNSEND -- It felt like a steel mechanical arm clamped down on my right thigh, ripping my leg muscles one by one, then sledgehammering… Continue reading

Port Townsend’s Prop. 1 “levy lift”” going down to defeat

PORT TOWNSEND -- Voters have turned thumbs-down on a property tax increase to help fund city services. The defeat of Proposition 1 means the City… Continue reading

Awards in Port Townsend in “realms of ecology and peace”

PORT TOWNSEND -- Three residents and the Jefferson Land Trust have received unusual awards in "realms of ecology and peace." The realms range from a… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Fort Worden parking subsidy under fire

PORT TOWNSEND -- While both the city and Jefferson County struggle to balance their budgets in the face of looming deficits next year, local lawmakers… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Revenues from Fort Worden underpaid, city says

PORT TOWNSEND -- City officials say they suspect that state parks officials systematically underpaid the city its portion of lodging tax revenues during the past… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Community can weigh in on schools superintendent search tonight

PORT TOWNSEND -- The school district plans a series of public meetings starting today to inform parents and community members about the pending search for… Continue reading

Port Ludlow resident named to WSU Board of Regents

PORT LUDLOW -- A retired space shuttle astronaut and a leader of the group opposing the proposed "pit to pier" gravel mining project has been… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Chamber won”t renew lodging tax management contract with city

PORT TOWNSEND -- The Chamber of Commerce has decided not to renew its contract with the city of Port Townsend, relieving itself from responsibility of… Continue reading

Port Townsend: City Council members sorry for lateness of ballot measure

PORT TOWNSEND -- Several City Council members apologized Monday night for a rushed property tax levy measure on the Nov. 2 ballot. During a Monday… Continue reading

Shine: State hearings board says Jefferson County can process gravel pit’s mineral overlay zone

PORT TOWNSEND -- The Western Washington Growth Management Hearings Board has given Jefferson County the go-ahead with the permit process to allow Fred Hill Materials… Continue reading

Personal remarks hurled at city officials during just “another night in Port Townsend”

PORT TOWNSEND -- City officials trying to deliver information about a proposed property tax levy on the Nov. 2 ballot are trying to cope with… Continue reading