EYE ON JEFFERSON: Port of Port Townsend commissioners to hear 2020 draft budget

Port of Port Townsend commissioners will hear the first draft of the port’s 2020 budget when they meet in a workshop at 3 p.m. Wednesday.… Continue reading


EYE ON CLALLAM: Sequim City Council to consider MAT survey

The Sequim City Council will consider approving in principle the use of Polco to determine residents’ opinions of the planned medicine-assisted treatment center in Sequim… Continue reading


Jefferson County Board of Health bans vaping from public places

Ordinance includes outdoor areas where children gather


Climate Strike rallies held throughout Jefferson & Clallam

Separate gatherings in Port Angeles, Port Townsend, Sequim and Chimacum

Bless the Beasts and Children fun run gets going Sunday, Sept. 29

The Humane Society will host a half-kilometer Bless the Beasts and Children fun run at noon Sunday, Sept. 29. The run will… Continue reading

Business owners take sides in MAT clinic discussion

Nursery, restaurant see boycotts over stances

Demolition to begin this week in downtown Port Angeles

Necessities Temptations building to go first

Four-hour delays set for Lake Crescent postponed

Four-hour delays originally set for this week on U.S. Highway 101 around Lake Crescent have been delayed for one or two… Continue reading

Hours cut for Forks forest service office

A staffing shortage has led to limited hours for the Forks office of Olympic National Forest. Dean Millett, district ranger, said the Forks… Continue reading

Landing operations scheduled this week

There will be field carrier landing practice operations for aircraft stationed at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island Complex this week. There are no… Continue reading

New director at the Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center to oversee research in Port Angeles

The U.S. Geological Survey has announced that Sue Phillips is the new director of the Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center. In… Continue reading

PHOTO: Coastal cleanup at Ediz Hook in Port Angeles

Elizabeth Christian of Port Angeles, a member of a cleanup team from Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, walks through beach logs in search of litter on… Continue reading

PHOTO: North Olympic Peninsula Railroaders’ train show on track for fun

Liam Camntu, 7, of Port Angeles marvels at part of a model railroad setup belonging to the Bremerton Northern Club during Saturday’s North Olympic Peninsula… Continue reading

Port Townsend Library set to be closed Wednesday for training

The Port Townsend Public Library will be closed Wednesday. According to a press release, the closure is to allow for… Continue reading

Roosevelt Elementary School to host a clothing swap Saturday

There will be a clothing swap at Roosevelt Elementary School from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28. All items will… Continue reading

Toxin in Lake Leland prompts warning sign

A warning sign has been placed at Lake Leland because of a high toxin level found in a water sample last week.… Continue reading

Washington National Guard to visit Peninsula high schools

Washington National Guard representatives will be recruiting and distributing information about their work at North Olympic Peninsula high schools on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Recruiter… Continue reading

Washington state sues Trump over diverted military funding

Washington state’s attorney general sued President Donald Trump on Thursday over his plan to shift more than $3.6 billion in military construction funding… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2019

Whidbey Island residents file lawsuit over Navy’s Growler jet noise

When Marge Plecki and her husband built their retirement home on Whidbey Island in 2002, they were… Continue reading

19 farms on Jefferson County tour this weekend

Nineteen farms will open their gates to the public to explore their facilities and learn about what they do during this weekend’s… Continue reading