Stuart Elliott

Port Townsend: Peers from throughout the state to confer downtown

PORT TOWNSEND -- How do you promote your town to filmmakers? What is the future of mom and pop stores? How do you run a… Continue reading

Jefferson: County employees asked to voluntarily cut hours – — – or their jobs

Jefferson County administrators are asking county employees to voluntarily reduce their work hours as a means of bridging the county's hefty budget shortfall. More than… Continue reading

Jefferson: Shooting death shines light on county’s domestic abuse problems

Domestic violence situations like the one that apparently led to a fatal shooting in Quilcene last week have been on the rise in Jefferson County,… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Port officials want to rezone Point Hudson

PORT TOWNSEND -- Port of Port Townsend officials want to rezone Point Hudson because its manufacturing designation is "not right or executable." The Port filed… Continue reading

Port Townsend: California company may bring 25 new jobs

PORT TOWNSEND -- A San Jose, Calif., businessman is finalizing plans to relocate his Victorian hardware business to Port Townsend, a move that could bring… Continue reading

Quilcene coping with tragic events

QUILCENE -- First Presbyterian Church Pastor Becky Anderson was at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle on Tuesday, comforting the family and friends of a local… Continue reading

Quilcene: Man faces second-degree murder charge in neighbor’s shooting

QUILCENE -- The 62-year-old man who allegedly shot a neighbor to death over a domestic violence situation was charged with second-degree murder Wednesday. Gary L.… Continue reading

Jefferson: Charges due in Quilcene shooting

QUILCENE -- Jefferson County prosecuting attorneys are expected to file charges today against a local retiree who intervened in a domestic situation and allegedly shot… Continue reading

Quilcene: Teen killed in head-on crash

QUILCENE -- A local teen-ager was killed and two other local residents injured Tuesday afternoon in a head-on crash on rural Center Road. Scott R.… Continue reading

Quilcene: Shooting death at motel probed

A 62-year-old Quilcene man appeared in court Monday, one day after intervening in a domestic violence situation involving his neighbors and allegedly shooting a 45-year-old… Continue reading

Shine: Mining company to file paperwork leading to 4-mile conveyor, pier

SHINE -- Fred Hill Materials Inc. officials expect to file paperwork this week in a preliminary step to redesignate more than 6,200 acres from forestland… Continue reading

Brinnon: Loyalty Days, Shellfish Shindig slated

BRINNON -- Downtown springs to life this weekend with Brinnon Loyalty Days' family-oriented events. The hometown excitement kicks off Friday with the traditional Loyalty Day… Continue reading

Quilcene: Heritage Days goes from one day to three this year

QUILCENE -- A ramped-up Heritage Days this year features an expanded three-day festival beginning Friday that will offer everything from old-time rifle demonstrations to fiddle… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Driver education skidding toward funding collision

PORT TOWNSEND -- School district officials are considering the elimination of drivers education by next summer even though there are currently no other vehicle training… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Paper mill confirms 40 job cutbacks

PORT TOWNSEND --Port Townsend Paper Corp. announced Monday that it is going ahead with plans to cut 40 positions at its kraft paper mill. Six… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Town meeting seeks divergent voices

Single moms, teen-agers, older folks, shed boys and shed girls, twenty-somethings, baby boomers: what would make a better Port Townsend for you? Organizers of a… Continue reading

Peninsula: Ferry service to Port Ludlow?

PORT LUDLOW -- A Jefferson County committee wants state officials to provide ferry service to Port Ludlow, rather than South Point, when part of the… Continue reading

Jefferson: Groups, residents to spruce up public areas –

PORT TOWNSEND -- Break out your work gloves and hand tools -- area groups will mark the 32nd annual Earth Day this weekend. A variety… Continue reading

Jefferson: Younger adults less-insured in county, survey shows

Jefferson County adults between the ages of 18 and 34 are less likely to have health insurance than their peers statewide, part of a year-long… Continue reading

Jefferson: Suggestions made to clear up county’s red ink

Close the Jefferson County Courthouse a half-hour earlier. Make county employees take occasional mandatory days off. Limit employees from traveling out of state on taxpayer… Continue reading