Jefferson County

PREP FOOTBALL: Spartans’ Baker runs wild in win over Redhawks

Limited mainly to blocking back duty offensively for the first two Forks football contests this season, Spartans running back Hayden Baker went… Continue reading


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


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

A GROWING CONCERN: Fall into autumn gardening tasks

AS YOU LOOK across your garden and yard today, the last two days of summer, autumn arrives tomorrow at 12:50 a.m. You will notice a… Continue reading

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

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Twice-monthly luncheon meetings are held at 11:45 a.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Harvey answers more frequently asked questions

I SAT DOWN recently to write yet another column about Medicare, but then I thought to myself, “I don’t have the intestinal fortitude to do… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Living Well Farm teaches horses manners

A BEAUTIFUL HORSE with dark coloring was flitting about and prancing around the end of his lead rope as I drove up to the little… Continue reading

PENINSULA KITCHEN: Fridge muffins provide a healthful snack

SCHOOL IS BACK in session and it’s a good time to check in on your snack pantry. I recently became a teacher at Port Angeles… 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

Port Townsend Symphony Orchestra to begin new season

The Port Townsend Symphony Orchestra has a new name, mission statement, logo and website as it begins its 2019-20 concert season. Formed… 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

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

Ron Sikes will lead a birding hike on Whidbey Island from 8 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Saturday. Pictured is a song sparrow. (Photo by Bob Boekelheide)

Pet Lovers’ Day, space exploration presentation, birding and more set on Peninsula

Pet Lovers’ Day in Sequim, a space exploration presentation in Port Hadlock and a birding trip in Port Townsend are among the upcoming activities on… Continue reading

Ron Sikes will lead a birding hike on Whidbey Island from 8 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Saturday. Pictured is a song sparrow. (Photo by Bob Boekelheide)

Port Townsend man sentenced to 10 years for stalking woman while in Port Angeles

A Port Townsend man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison — the statutory maximum — for stalking a woman while… 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

Man arrested with more than 70 pieces of mail

Deputy prosecutor expects charges next week

Quilcene eyeing replacement levy, with bond down the road

New school would house elementary and middle school students