Stuart Elliott

Jefferson: Sheriff candidates raising more than $34,000; Demo Brasfield leads pack

Candidates for Jefferson County sheriff are building up sizable campaign war chests as primary elections approach next month. Democrat Mike Brasfield, a former assistant police… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Tree ordinance likely to lapse for 10 days

PORT TOWNSEND -- An interim ordinance that prevents against large-scale tree clearing and removal will probably lapse after several members of the City Council blocked… Continue reading

Jefferson: Residents at odds with Port Ludlow developer

PORT LUDLOW -- Area residents are at odds with Port Ludlow Associates LLC over a proposed membership plan which could lead to expensive deposits for… Continue reading

Brinnon: Group opposes timber thinning project

BRINNON -- A plan by Boy Scout leaders to cut down trees in an 80-acre section of Camp Parsons is being challenged by a local… Continue reading

Peninsula: Delayed vaccinations on again for school children

Children spared the pain of immunizations earlier this year due to a shortage of vaccine, may still face the needle. Youngsters entering school in Jefferson… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Uptown Fair on tap Saturday

PORT TOWNSEND -- Music, food, arts and crafts and a colorful parade will be part of the annual Uptown Street Fair this Saturday. "Viva La… Continue reading

Jefferson: Europa departs Port Townsend

PORT TOWNSEND -- There was a time near the end of a month-long sea journey from Japan to British Columbia when the tall ship Europa… Continue reading

Jefferson: Fires prompt officials to evaluate records storage

PORT TOWNSEND -- Officials for both Jefferson County and city of Port Townsend say they are concerned about the security of their records after a… Continue reading

Port Townsend – : Europa – to visit today

PORT TOWNSEND -- The city will look like the Victorian seaport it was 100 years ago when a tall ship pulls into Union Wharf today.… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Council gets first look at budget picture

PORT TOWNSEND -- City Manager David Timmons gave the City Council its first picture of the 2003 budget Monday night, saying that the level of… Continue reading

Chimacum: Opponents of “pit to pier” gravel project roll up their sleeves

CHIMACUM -- About 90 people Tuesday night vowed to fight a gravel project they said was "not a done deal yet." The Hood Canal Coalition… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Paddle Journey makes first landing on North Olympic Peninsula

PORT TOWNSEND -- More than 175 Northwest tribal members landed on the beach near Point Hudson Monday, carrying a dozen hand-carved cedar and fiberglass canoes… Continue reading

Shine: Group in opposition to quarry project meets tonight

A vocal group of residents that opposes plans by Fred Hill Materials Inc. to build a four-mile conveyor belt and 1,100-foot marine pier in Shine… Continue reading

Jefferson: Unexpected candidate files for sheriff race

One unexpected candidate for sheriff and two new candidates for county commissioner round out the field for elected office in Jefferson County this fall. Glen… Continue reading

Port Townsend: First Peninsula visit of Paddle Journey on Monday

PORT TOWNSEND -- For the Makah, it will be a return to the shore on which their canoes traditionally landed for hundreds of years. For… Continue reading

Jazz Port Townsend begins today

PORT TOWNSEND -- Cool jazz may be the antidote for another warm day in Jefferson County today as the state's largest summer jazz festival gets… Continue reading

Jefferson: District 3 commissioner race adds candidates

The race for the Jefferson County commissioner seat in District 3 got more crowded Wednesday, with two more candidates filing for placement on the ballot.… Continue reading

Jefferson: County commissioners OK saltwater intrusion ordinance

Jefferson County commissioners approved an ordinance Tuesday to combat saltwater intrusion in wells. After three hours of discussion, commissioners grudgingly approved an ordinance that must… Continue reading

Jefferson: 12 candidates file on first day

Twelve people signed up Monday to run for elected offices in Jefferson County on opening day of filing for the fall elections. Four races, including… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Council unanimously votes to proceed with City Hall annex and renovation

PORT TOWNSEND -- The City Council voted Monday night to proceed with a $3.4 million project to build a City Hall annex and restore parts… Continue reading