Nick Koveshnikov

Is volunteerism fading in Jefferson County’s homelessness issue?

PORT TOWNSEND -- While the magnitude of Jefferson County homelessness seems unchanged, community participation in solving it may be waning. Struggling to fill a Continuum… Continue reading

Search for missing Lewis County man focuses on West Jefferson County

LAKE QUINAULT -- A search and rescue team headed by Jefferson County continued looking for a missing Lewis County man in the Graves Creek area… Continue reading

Building permit for Hollywood Video outlet filed at City Hall

PORT TOWNSEND -- A building permit to place a Hollywood Video store in the remodeled Port Townsend Lumber Co. building at 2219 E. Sims Way… Continue reading

Port Townsend city manager suggests PTTV become a nonprofit corporation

PORT TOWNSEND -- City Manager David Timmons has proposed that Port Townsend's public TV station become a nonprofit corporation, while the city broadcasts its meetings… Continue reading

Two finalists in search for next Port Townsend schools superintendent

PORT TOWNSEND -- The School Board has narrowed its search for district superintendent to two finalists. Board members are expected to make the final selection… Continue reading

Brinnon school levy appears headed toward victory

BRINNON -- Voters appeared to be approving a 7 percent Brinnon School District maintenance and operations levy on Tuesday. With unofficial returns Tuesday night, 351… Continue reading

Mayor threatens penalty in wake of councilman’s ‘hippies’ remark aimed at fellow council members

PORT TOWNSEND -- Mayor Catherine Robinson on Monday night reprimanded fellow council member Geoff Masci for calling some other council members "godless heathen hippies," and… Continue reading

Voters finish deciding fate of Brinnon school levy today

BRINNON -- Voters have until 8 p.m. today to cast their ballots with a 7 percent Brinnon School District maintenance and operations levy on the… Continue reading

‘Crown jewel’ Fort Worden touted by state parks commissioners

QUINAULT -- The state Parks and Recreation Commission on Thursday tentatively approved the first-ever vision and mission statement for Fort Worden State Park. Kate Burke,… Continue reading

Jefferson museum opens temporary quarters Saturday

PORT TOWNSEND -- Jefferson County's time machine is moving into a temporary new home. The Jefferson County Historical Society Museum plans a grand opening at… Continue reading

Last of its kind getting a facelift in Port Ludlow

PORT LUDLOW -- After a winter of restoration, the historic 83-foot former Coast Guard cutter 83527 is gearing up for a new mission -- appearing… Continue reading

‘Hippies’ remark resulted from frustration with colleagues, Port Townsend city councilman says

PORT TOWNSEND -- City Councilman Geoff Masci on Tuesday said he criticized three council colleagues as "godless heathen hippies" last week because he feels shut… Continue reading

Peninsula College contributes to keep Fort Worden State Park parking free

PORT TOWNSEND -- Peninsula College will allocate $2,000 to the state Parks and Recreation Department as part of its community commitment to keep Fort Worden… Continue reading

Port Townsend City Council colleagues unhappy over Masci’s ‘hippies’ remark

PORT TOWNSEND -- Three City Council members fired back Monday at a colleague who last week called them "godless heathen hippies," saying he was acting… Continue reading

City councilman urges builders to sponsor candidate to counter “hippies”

PORT TOWNSEND -- Referring to three City Council members up for re-election this year as "hippies," Councilman Geoff Masci urged homebuilders to counter with their… Continue reading

Homebuilders challenge city councilman over deferred permit fees on Aldrich”s

PORT TOWNSEND -- Jefferson County Home Builders Association members challenged two City Council members on the city's deferral of permit fees for the Aldrich's Grocery… Continue reading

Major work begins on landmark Port Townsend building; no sign of Hollywood Video

PORT TOWNSEND -- Under the pressure of heavy equipment, the 30-year-old facade of the landmark Port Townsend Lumber building came tumbling down Thursday afternoon. Spectators… Continue reading

Port Townsend City Council maintains Fort Worden State Park parking subsidy

PORT TOWNSEND -- City Council members on Tuesday authorized a $20,000 subsidy to the state that will keep parking at Fort Worden State Park free… Continue reading

School Board narrows Port Townsend superintendent candidate list to six

PORT TOWNSEND -- School district directors have narrowed to six the field of superintendent finalists who the board will interview and introduce to the community… Continue reading

Undersheriff to retire, but will he stay retired?

PORT HADLOCK -- After nearly 30 years in law enforcement, Jefferson County Undersheriff Ken Sukert will retire at the end of March. Sukert, 52, plans… Continue reading