Jefferson County

Apartments evacuated in Port Townsend

All waterside units of the Admiralty Apartments were evacuated today after building officials discovered structural issues with the foundation and red-tagged the… Continue reading


Maritime center merges with Bainbridge Island nonprofit

Bainbridge Island-based nonprofit Salish Sea Expeditions will merge into the Northwest Maritime Center organization July 1. The 22-year-old inquiry-based science sailing program… Continue reading


Olympia man killed in Highway 101 wreck south of Brinnon

An Olympia man died Thursday after the pickup he was driving was struck by a dump truck along the Hood Canal south of… Continue reading


Peninsula to remember service members on Memorial Day

EDITOR’ NOTE: This has been corrected. The monthly veterans memorial at Veterans Park, 217 S. Lincoln St., in Port Angeles is next Friday, May 31.… Continue reading

Law enforcement: Arrest made in break-in at FREDS Guns

DNA evidence said to have linked suspect to firearms theft

Vaping regulation considered in Jefferson County

The Jefferson County Board of Health is recommending an amendment to the county’s Clean Indoor Air Regulation prohibiting e-cigarettes and vapor products… Continue reading

Clallam Public Utility District awards solar bid to Port Townsend firm

Clallam County Public Utility District commissioners have awarded a bid to a Port Townsend company to build a community solar project in Sequim.… Continue reading

Toxins explode in Anderson Lake

A deadly nerve toxin created by blue-green algae in Anderson Lake has exploded in one week from more than nine times the recreational… Continue reading

ShrimpFest in full force this weekend in Brinnon

This town of 800 people at the mouth of the Dosewallips River has its full ShrimpFest back with an abundance of workers preparing… Continue reading

Benefit concert to feature classical, steel-pan music

Often, Lisa Lanza is a demure presence at the piano. Right about now, though, she’s stepping forward, ready to revel in an… Continue reading

Children’s voices to be heard at choir festival

The 18th annual Fort Worden Children’s Choir Festival will bring together some of the top children’s choirs from throughout the nation for… Continue reading

Climate change, cultural disease focus of PT performance

The Mandala Center for Change will present “Our Suffering Earth,” an interactive performance and community dialogue on climate change featuring the Poetic Justice… Continue reading

Early music to be performed on Sunday in Port Townsend

The Salish Sea Early Music Festival will continue its season at 2 p.m. Sunday. The concert will be at St. Paul’s Episcopal… Continue reading

Seattle-based Flamenco artist Savannah Fuentes brings her latest her work, “Oceans, Flamenco en Vivo,” to Sequim and Port Townsend next week.

Flamenco to take stage in Sequim, Port Townsend

Flamenco artist Savannah Fuentes will bring her latest work, “Oceans, Flamenco en Vivo,” to Sequim and Port Townsend next week. The Sequim show is scheduled… Continue reading

Seattle-based Flamenco artist Savannah Fuentes brings her latest her work, “Oceans, Flamenco en Vivo,” to Sequim and Port Townsend next week.

ISSUES OF FAITH: Spread peace through prayer

THE SPRING OF 2003, I was in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Just an amazing experience in so many ways, and here is a snippet. I was… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Unity guest speaker set for weekend … and other items

The Rev. Bill Evans will present “I Remember You” at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Evans will be the guest speaker at Unity in… Continue reading

Shepherds’ Festival, mill tour, singalong set on Peninsula

The Shepherds’ Festival, a mill tour and a participatory singalong are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also is available on… Continue reading

PHOTO: Congratulations to new mom in Port Townsend

A doe nuzzles newborn fawns in a scene that heralds late spring in Port Townsend. The two fawns were born recently in… Continue reading

Tall ships to visit Port Ludlow on May 31

The Lady Washington and the Hawaiian Chieftain tall ships will dock in Port Ludlow on May 31 and offer public tours and… Continue reading

More jobs, dip in unemployment on Peninsula

North Olympic Peninsula employers added more than 200 jobs in April as unemployment dipped slightly in Clallam and Jefferson counties, state officials said. Clallam County… Continue reading