Stuart Elliott

Port Townsend: Port commissioners hear plan for $2 million marine trades building

PORT TOWNSEND -- A Bremerton company wants to design a $2 million multipurpose marine trades building on the waterfront, Port of Port Townsend commissioners heard… Continue reading

Jefferson: Foes pound the keyboards in opposition to “pit-to-pier” gravel project

Jefferson County commissioners and other county officials have been inundated with nearly 200 e-mails and letters by opponents of Fred Hill Materials Inc.'s plans for… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Enhancement Days coming to Fort Worden this weekend

PORT TOWNSEND -- The third of Fort Worden's four celebrations marking its 100 year anniversary begins Friday. Enhancement Days will feature free performances, wildlife cruises,… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Councilwoman asks colleagues to act locally while thinking globally — with nuclear weapons ban endorsement

PORT TOWNSEND -- City Council member Freida Fenn wants the city to enact a resolution supporting a nuclear weapons ban in advance of a trip… Continue reading

Jefferson: Kinetic kraziness koncludes after mediocre run

Kinetic kraziness kame to a klose Sunday night with a Port Townsend kraft konquering kompetitors and kollecting the koveted mediocrity award. More than 25 home-made,… Continue reading

Jefferson: Sheriff candidates debate qualifications

PORT TOWNSEND-- Candidates for Jefferson County Sheriff sparred Monday in what is quickly becoming the most interesting race on the Nov. 5 general election ballot.… Continue reading

Peninsula: Fewer juveniles facing criminal charges

Fewer juveniles are seeing the inside of a courtroom as a defendant in Jefferson and Clallam counties. According to statistics released last week, the number… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Tall ship getting a Disney makeup job

PORT TOWNSEND -- In the Port of Port Townsend Ship Yard, Lady Washington skipper Brad Sousa joked that the crews from Disney were "ruining" the… Continue reading

Port Townsend: City projection sees more lean budget times ahead

PORT TOWNSEND -- With expenses expected to outpace revenues the next five years, city officials are looking to consolidate services or create special taxing districts… Continue reading

Shine: Hood Canal Bridge stuck open for nearly an hour

SHINE -- Drivers were delayed for more than an hour Tuesday morning after the eastern half-span of Hood Canal Bridge jammed after opening for vessel… Continue reading

Jefferson: County deputy administrator leaving post

PORT TOWNSEND -- The second highest-ranking executive in Jefferson County government is set to leave next month after 27 years of service. Deputy County Administrator… Continue reading

Jefferson: County officials unveil preliminary 2003 budget

Jefferson County officials unveiled a preliminary 2003 budget Monday that largely maintains mid-year cuts. The $11.04 million general fund budget would largely stay the fiscal… Continue reading

Jefferson: County raises cell phone tax

PORT TOWNSEND -- Jefferson County commissioners voted 2-1 Monday to raise the cellular telephone excise tax from 25 cents to 50 cents to fund services… Continue reading

Chimacum: Fire levy failing

CHIMACUM -- Voters in Jefferson County Fire District No. 1 (Chimacum) were rejecting a 50-cent property tax increase Tuesday night. The levy -- which would… Continue reading

Jefferson: Rodgers, Wrinkle appear headed toward general election face off for commissioner

Republican Pat Rodgers and Democrat Wendi Wrinkle emerged from a field of six candidates Tuesday as the two candidates who will face off for Jefferson… Continue reading

Jefferson: Park and ride land purchase may be completed this year

PORT TOWNSEND -- Jefferson County officials are hoping to purchase 40 acres near the intersection of state Highways 19 and 104 for construction of the… Continue reading

Jefferson: Tax levy measures on Tuesday’s ballot

Measures to increase the sales tax by one-tenth of a penny and to boost the levy rate for Fire District No. 1 in Chimacum are… Continue reading

Jefferson: Fred Hill sales plan “workable,” state agency says

SHINE -- State Department of Revenue officials recast their opinion Thursday about Fred Hill Materials Inc.'s plans to sell gravel retail. Initially, Revenue officials said… Continue reading

Jefferson: Victims’ names read one by one

Matthew D. Garvey. Adam David Rand. Marian H. Serva. Gerald Fisher. Those were among the 3,025 people whose lives were lost in terrorist attacks in… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Ribbon cutting planned for trail opening

PORT TOWNSEND -- The opening of a one-mile segment of Larry Scott Memorial Trial will be an occasion for celebration Thursday, with a ceremony marking… Continue reading