Jefferson County

Most Juan de Fuca beaches closed to shellfish harvesting

Recreational shellfish harvesting is closed on all beaches on the Strait of Juan de Fuca from Cape Flattery east to Dungeness Spit and… Continue reading

Rape victim’s mother addresses offender

Hoh tribal officer to be sentenced in October

THE COOKING HOBBYIST: When life gives you lemons, make lemon bars

AUGUST IS A difficult month. I don’t know why, but this seems to be true every year. This August is proving to follow the same… Continue reading

The Maiden offers education and support for women

Hundreds turn out to greet crew in Port Townsend

EYE ON JEFFERSON: County hearing set on land for housing project

The three Jefferson County commissioners will conduct a public hearing on a proposal to use county land for a housing project at 10:30 a.m. Monday.… Continue reading

Construction begins on new visitor center in Port Townsend

$421,928 undertaking projected to be finished before October ends

Jefferson commissioners approve Rocky Brook agreement change

Move preserves public access at Brinnon site, extends liability protection

Entangled humpback whale freed near Tatoosh Island

Animal apparently in good condition after multiple agencies respond

New owner takes over treatment facility in Jefferson County

Newport Academy aims to incorporate therapy, adventure

Chimacum School Board race hangs on contested primary ballots

The present ballot count requires a recount by hand of votes in the Chimacum School Board District 3 race — unless challenged ballots… Continue reading

Jefferson All County Picnic invites public Sunday

The seventh annual Jefferson County All County Picnic will give attendees the opportunity to learn about emergency preparedness, meet fellow community members and… Continue reading

‘Beautiful cars’ to line up for 30th Kiwanis show

Classic vehicles to be on display at Memorial Field

PHOTO: Bringing the car show to work in Discovery Bay

The sixth annual Car Cruise-in hosted by Fat Smitty’s restaurant in Discovery Bay, 282624 U.S. Highway 101, took place Wednesday evening with… Continue reading

Ferguson, Franz keynote speakers at Democrats’ Fish Feast

State Attorney General Bob Ferguson and Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz will be the keynote speakers at the 25th annual Fish… Continue reading

Music, poetry, bowling, more planned on Olympic Peninsula

A summer winery concert in Port Angeles, ekphrastic poetry in Port Townsend and free bowling in Forks are among the upcoming activities on the North… Continue reading

68 artists’ studios on tour

Sixty-eight studios are on the Northwind Arts Center’s Port Townsend Studio Tour this weekend. The free, self-guided tour has been an annual… Continue reading

Men’s chorale group seeks new members

Singers in the Rain, a men’s chorale group, is seeking new voices. Hazel Johnson, music director, and Sydney Keegan, vocal instructor, are… Continue reading

Pink Floyd tribute set Saturday

Pigs on the Wing’s Pink Floyd tribute concert, “Animals,” will be at 8 p.m. Saturday. The show will be at the American… Continue reading

‘Passions in Paris’ classics Saturday at Fort Worden

Centrum’s and the Olympic Music Festival will present “Passions in Paris,” a concert of the music of Dubussy, Franck and Fauré at… Continue reading

Fall mushroom season starts early in Northwest

Early fruiting for wild fungi thought due to mild, moist summer