Nick Koveshnikov

Fort Worden State Park’s revenue potential recognized by state commission chairman

PORT TOWNSEND -- The rules that apply to other state parks should be suspended for Fort Worden, a state parks official told the Fort Worden… Continue reading

Tribes acquire land around sacred rock in Jefferson County

CHIMACUM -- The Jamestown S'Klallam and Port Gamble S'Klallam tribes have finished acquiring about 100 acres adjacent to Tamanowas Rock, a sacred Native American site… Continue reading

22 apply for Port Townsend school superintendent post

PORT TOWNSEND -- The School Board has 22 candidates to replace the retiring Carol Andreasen as superintendent of the Port Townsend School District, directors said… Continue reading

Rhody royalty step up to address Port Townsend Chamber of Commerce

PORT TOWNSEND -- Three 2005 Rhododendron Festival royalty hopefuls made their pitch for the crown to the Port Townsend Chamber of Commerce during a Valentine's… Continue reading

Ballots go out this week for one-year Brinnon school levy attempt

BRINNON -- School officials are seeking voter approval of a one-year tax levy in an election ending March 8. Jefferson County election officials will mail… Continue reading

Man jumps onto Port Townsend ferry, spurs bomb search

PORT TOWNSEND -- An apparently intoxicated Rockport man climbed a fence and jumped onto the state ferry MV Klickitat early Thursday morning, prompting a bomb… Continue reading

Brinnon man charged with theft of watercraft; alleged companion feared drowned

PORT TOWNSEND -- A Brinnon man who swam to shore Tuesday after losing control of a recreational watercraft near McDonald Cove was charged Wednesday with… Continue reading

Port Townsend city manager interviews for Longview job today

PORT TOWNSEND -- City Manager David Timmons is traveling to Longview today to interview for the top administrative position in the 34,000-population city. Timmons has… Continue reading

Port Ludlow resident, veteran law-enforcer, named Jefferson County undersheriff

PORT HADLOCK -- A veteran law-enforcer with practical as well as academic experience has been named Jefferson County undersheriff, Sheriff Mike Brasfield said. Timothy A.… Continue reading

Search called off for man missing in Hood Canal and implicated in theft of Sea-Doo watercraft

DUCKABUSH -- The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office called off a Hood Canal rescue operation Tuesday after a daylong search for a man suspected of stealing… Continue reading

Eight-hour retreat session bonds City Council in advance of major challenges

PORT TOWNSEND -- After spending an entire Saturday redefining roles, financial goals and working relationships, the City Council received a kudo from its hired facilitator:… Continue reading

Fire razes house in Quilcene

QUILCENE -- An early morning fire Sunday engulfed a two story Quilcene residence, destroying the home of a family. Emergency crews arrived at the burning… Continue reading

Port Townsend Citizen of the Year, Business Leader of the Year named

PORT TOWNSEND -- A retired school principal still active in youth affairs was named 2004 Citizen of the Year on Sunday, and the couple who… Continue reading

Brinnon students get a taste of their local history — from a trunk

BRINNON -- It's a museum in a trunk, and it arrived at Brinnon school last week to tell the story of the region's loggers. The… Continue reading

School bus drivers irked over Chimacum plan for reroutes

CHIMACUM -- School bus drivers pleaded with School Board members Wednesday night to avoid actions that would affect drivers' hours, benefits and retirement plans. Bus… Continue reading

Baby sitter accused of killing Port Townsend toddler allowed to go home

PORT TOWNSEND -- A 13-year-old baby sitter charged with the second degree murder of a Port Townsend baby, returned home Wednesday afternoon under parental custody.… Continue reading

Port Townsend High School sickout ends — “we are back! Sorry”

PORT TOWNSEND -- After unanimously calling in sick Tuesday, 35 teachers returned Wednesday to Port Townsend High School and classes resumed as usual. As students… Continue reading

Port Townsend students go to a mostly deserted school

PORT TOWNSEND -- For many students, a mostly deserted Port Townsend High School campus presented a surreal scene Tuesday morning after protesting teachers called in… Continue reading

Teachers go to the hoops for embattled Port Townsend basketball coach

PORT TOWNSEND -- Some of their voices shaking with emotion and others retaining the clear diction of educators, Port Townsend teachers told their School Board… Continue reading

Port Townsend poised to lift offstreet parking regulations downtown

PORT TOWNSEND -- City officials may lift Port Townsend parking regulations, which are viewed by some as a barrier to new business development downtown. "We… Continue reading