Stuart Elliott

Port Townsend: Adult care home closed by state

PORT TOWNSEND -- The state Department of Social and Health Services has revoked the license of an adult family home. Townsend Manor, which served five… Continue reading

Center: Pilot must trailer his plane home to Oregon after emergency landing in field

CENTER -- An antique plane will return to its Oregon home on land instead of the air this week after an emergency landing in a… Continue reading

West End: Peninsula prisons contain younger, more violent inmates

CLALLAM BAY -- Inmates in the two North Olympic Peninsula prisons are likely to be younger and more violent than prisoners were 10 years ago.… Continue reading

Quilcene: Barges being removed from estuary

QUILCENE -- A popular shellfish site on Quilcene Bay is closed while a $600,000 restoration project is under way. The Indian George Creek Estuary will… Continue reading

Port Hadlock: Fuzzy photo of bank robber revealed

PORT HADLOCK -- Detectives investigating Friday's robbery of the Bank of America branch in Port Hadlock got back photos from the bank's security camera Tuesday,… Continue reading

Port Ludlow: Drainage assessments could be set next week

PORT LUDLOW -- An ordinance that would determine how much North Bay neighborhood residents would be assessed as part of a "drainage district" could be… Continue reading

Discovery Bay: More interviews planned in fatal crash

DISCOVERY BAY -- Investigators plan to interview two more witnesses to the two car-crash on U.S. Highway 101 that killed a Marysville woman Wednesday and… Continue reading

Discovery Bay: Crash victim’s condition upgraded

DISCOVERY BAY -- A 79-year-old Sequim women injured in a head-on crash was upgraded to satisfactory condition Thursday as investigators continued looking into the collision… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Jefferson General Hospital program may face competition

Jefferson General Hospital administrators are worried competition from a private hospice provider will prompt the elimination of an 18-year hospital program. Jefferson General Home Health… Continue reading

Discovery Bay: Woman killed, Sequim pair critically hurt in head-on crash

DISCOVERY BAY -- An 83-year-old Marysville woman was killed and an elderly couple from Sequim were critically injured Wednesday in a two-car head-on collision on… Continue reading

Peninsula: Jefferson Mental Health gets new funding

Peninsula Regional Support Network, the organization that contracts out for mental health services in Clallam and Jefferson counties, has approved a new long-term contract with… Continue reading

Discovery Bay: Sailor brought to shore

DISCOVERY BAY -- A man whose sailboat flipped in Discovery Bay spent nearly 30 minutes in the water trying to get the boat to shore… Continue reading

Jefferson: Election filings complete; more set Wednesday

Filing for the fall elections ended Friday with 57 candidates filing for offices ranging on elected boards from Port Townsend City Council to fire protection… Continue reading

Jefferson: Eight incumbents file to retain office

Eight new contenders -- all incumbents -- filed to run for elected office Wednesday, the third day of filing for Jefferson County positions on the… Continue reading

Port Townsend: F Street project begins next week

PORT TOWNSEND -- After more than a year of planning, the $1.7 million F Street construction project is set to begin Wednesday. The project, which… Continue reading

Jefferson: Seven candidates file for office Tuesday

Seven more people threw their hats into the political arena Tuesday, the second day of filing for Jefferson County offices on the ballot this fall.… Continue reading

Jefferson: Trial to be set in killing case

A hearing today in Jefferson County Superior Court will establish a trial date for a former Quilcene man accused of murder. Robert Froehlich, 28, is… Continue reading

Jefferson County: Renovations set for Port Hadlock library

PORT HADLOCK -- The Jefferson County Library here plans to close its doors for three weeks this summer for a $40,000 facelift. Much of the… Continue reading

Peninsula: Circus comes to PA, PT, but animals to split time

The circus is coming to Port Townsend -- but animals won't be part of the show. An ordinance passed by the Port Townsend City Council… Continue reading

Peninsula: Few same-sex couples live together on North Olympic Peninsula

New census figures show there are 192 same-sex couples living together on the North Olympic Peninsula. The census data released late last week is the… Continue reading