Nick Koveshnikov

PTTV board rejects idea of going nonprofit

PORT TOWNSEND -- After two months of swaying back and forth, Port Townsend TV station producers have rejected City Manager David Timmons' suggestion to go… Continue reading

Chairwoman of tribe without a reservation speaks to Port Ludlow chamber

PORT HADLOCK --Nancy McDaniel's great-great-grandmother, Klastitute, married a prominent white Port Townsend hotel owner, William Bishop, and her children were called "half-breeds." McDaniel, the Snohomish… Continue reading

Peace groups to march on Navy ammo station Saturday

PORT TOWNSEND -- Community watchdog and peace organizations are planning a 3.7-mile march and rally Saturday to Naval Magazine Indian Island. The event starts Saturday… Continue reading

Experts inspecting Old City Hall inner wall to determine repair cost

PORT TOWNSEND -- The surprise discovery of a deteriorated Old City Hall inner wall made city engineers and contractors in charge of the building's renovation… Continue reading

Masonry wall of old Port Townsend City Hall becomes a construction surprise

PORT TOWNSEND -- Unexpected work has left a $5.4 million City Hall renovation and annex construction project on shakier financial ground. Project contractors Dawson Construction… Continue reading

Port Townsend teen Boiler Room may get a new home soon

PORT TOWNSEND -- Two days after a youth coffeehouse moved out of its longtime uptown location, coffeehouse board members are considering three alternative spaces as… Continue reading

Crowds flock to Port Townsend Farmers Market opener

PORT TOWNSEND -- Embraced by the irresistible aroma of fresh cinnamon rolls, life music and smiling residents sporting food baskets and flower wreaths, the Port… Continue reading

Peninsula airport shuttle service grounded by state agency over insurance snafu

A North Olympic Peninsula shuttle service to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is using an alternate carrier after a state agency ordered the company to stop. Pennco… Continue reading

Boiler room youth coffeehouse boils over at longtime location for final time this weekend

PORT TOWNSEND -- After eight years on Lawrence Street, the youth coffeehouse project known as The Boiler Room is moving out Saturday. To mark the… Continue reading

Grant Street School’s Wednesdays may be shorter for students next year

PORT TOWNSEND -- Parents of Grant Street Elementary School students may see their children home two hours earlier every Wednesday next fall. In an effort… Continue reading

Two fire districts agree to consolidate; Port Townsend may be next

PORT TOWNSEND -- Two fire districts have reached agreement to consolidate much of their operations and possibly eventually try to merge. Jefferson County Fire District… Continue reading

Another chain store coming to Port Townsend

PORT TOWNSEND -- The first chain-store business seeking to locate in Port Townsend since Hollywood Video hopes to open in the same complex this summer.… Continue reading

Port Townsend School Board considering layoffs to help balance budget

PORT TOWNSEND -- The School Board is faced with cutting 5.5 full-time- equivalent teaching positions to help balance an anticipated $416,000 deficit next school year.… Continue reading

Some work halted at ex-lumber building undergoing renovation

PORT TOWNSEND -- A city building inspector this week issued a partial stop-work order on the former Port Townsend Lumber building renovation project after discovering… Continue reading

Port Townsend selects area where adult businesses can locate

PORT TOWNSEND -- When design artist Joan Sandford moved to the Castle Hill neighborhood six months ago, the possibility of an adult entertainment business six… Continue reading

Port Townsend city manager Timmons receives ‘excellent’ rating from council

PORT TOWNSEND -- The City Council rates City Manager David Timmons' 2004 performance as "excellent." "You have done an excellent job, in spite of the… Continue reading

Port Townsend council temporarily prevents property owners from claiming vacated streets

PORT TOWNSEND -- The City Council voted 4-2 Monday night on the first reading of an interim ordinance that would temporarily prevent property owners from… Continue reading

Temporary law banning chain stores takes effect immediately

PORT TOWNSEND -- The City Council's ordinance banning chain stores from its historical districts takes effect immediately after a 5-2 vote to waive council rules… Continue reading

Port Townsend council votes for ordinance banning chain stores from historical district

PORT TOWNSEND -- The City Council voted 6-1 late Monday evening to ban chain stores from the city's historical districts. About 75 residents packed tightly… Continue reading

The hype over “420”

How three little numbers came to mean so much to so many remains a question wrapped up in mystery and hype. But it's a fact… Continue reading