Stuart Elliott

Port Townsend: Schools technology levy vote set for May 21

PORT TOWNSEND -- School district officials hope third time is a charm on a proposed technology levy during an election scheduled for May 21. It… Continue reading

Jefferson: County officials confirm they had previous jail complaints

PORT HADLOCK -- Jefferson County administrators confirmed Wednesday that they had received complaints regarding health care at the Jefferson County jail prior to a lawsuit… Continue reading

Chimacum: Band may get a trip anyway – — – to California

CHIMACUM -- Their teacher might have gambled away their trip to Europe, but the Chimacum High School band may leave their hearts in San Francisco.… Continue reading

Port Ludlow: State agency signs off on Mats Mats Quarry with environmental report

PORT LUDLOW -- A plan to mine 60 feet below sea level at the Mats Mats Quarry will not create new significant environmental problems, says… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Froehlich found guilty of 1992 murder of teen-age girl

PORT TOWNSEND -- A decade after he stabbed a 15-year-old girl to death and dumped her body in the Little Quilcene River, Robert Froehlich was… Continue reading

Port Townsend: City to buy 35th Street property from county

PORT TOWNSEND -- The City Council has approved the purchase of the six-acre 35th Street property from Jefferson County for $60,000. There are no immediate… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Accused murderer has troubled, drug-laden past

PORT TOWNSEND -- Chronic methamphetamine use, aggressive peer pressure, and a troubled and violent upbringing may have been factors leading Robert Froehlich to allegedly murder… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Accused killer makes appearance at bench trial

PORT TOWNSEND -- Robert Froehlich made a brief appearance in Jefferson County Superior Court on Friday at the start of his second-degree murder trial for… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Evidence to be submitted in Quilcene murder case

PORT TOWNSEND -- Prosecuting and defense attorneys will submit written evidence to the court today in the bench trial of the man accused of the… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Long-term RV residents at Point Hudson have till June 30 to leave

PORT TOWNSEND -- The Port will limit RV stays at Point Hudson to two weeks and long-term recreational vehicles currently camping will be given an… Continue reading

Jefferson: Campbell to make run for sheriff

PORT LUDLOW -- A detective from Spokane who plans to move to Port Ludlow next month has entered the race for Jefferson County Sheriff. Ted… Continue reading

Jefferson: Hinton will make run for sheriff

Bob Hinton, former Port Townsend Police Chief and Jefferson County Commissioner, announced his intention to run for Jefferson County Sheriff on Saturday. Hinton, 62, announced… Continue reading

Jefferson: Hjelvik joins race for No. 3 commissioner

BRINNON -- A 20-year-old Brinnon Republican has announced his intention to run for the District No. 3 county commissioner seat in November. Ivan Hjelvik, a… Continue reading

Peninsula: Host families sought for visiting Chernoybl children

Alexander Zayats is growing up in the shadow of Chernoybl. Raised just 20 miles from where part of the nuclear power plant exploded and caught… Continue reading

Peninsula: Support of school levies remains strong

School district maintenance and operations levies in Cape Flattery, Chimacum, Quilcene and Sequim appear to have passed by substantial margins. A Friday count of late-arriving… Continue reading

Jefferson: Suspect in 1992 killing goes to trial Feb. 21

PORT TOWNSEND -- The man accused of the 1992 stabbing death of a Quilcene girl will be tried Feb. 21 by a Jefferson County Superior… Continue reading

Port Ludlow: 3 elected to Drainage District seats

PORT LUDLOW -- Voters have selected a hydraulic engineer, a retired Boeing executive and a former police officer and architect to be the new commissioners… Continue reading

Quilcene: School levy success rests on 16-year-old campaign chairman

If someone is looking for an effective, tireless campaigner, he or she might consider 16-year-old Andy Beeler. Among other attributes, he has a perfect election… Continue reading

Chimacum, Quilcene levies headed toward approval; Port Ludlow drainage district election held

Voters appear to have approved school district maintenance and operations levies Tuesday in Chimacum and Quilcene by large margins. After polls closed and absentee ballots… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Planning Commission membership increased

PORT TOWNSEND -- The new City Council majority has increased the size of the city Planning Commission to nine members. The newly elected council members… Continue reading