Jefferson County

BIRD WATCH: Tiny teal are eye-catching attraction

COMBINE A CLEAR, crisp winter day with an estuary’s quiet backwater, and you can almost always expect to see several green-winged teal. This smallest of… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Equitable relief extended through Sept. 30

THIS COLUMN IS going to be about health insurance, and it’s going to be pretty technical. What I’m going to go on about won’t touch… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Port Angeles couple make saddles, other leather goods

HORSEPLAY: Port Angeles couple make saddles, other leather goods

HELLO EVERYONE, MEET the Millers. After meeting Guy and Kathy Miller last weekend I was excited to discover they are among the excellent artisans and… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Port Angeles couple make saddles, other leather goods

Kilmer telephone town hall set Thursday

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Derek Kilmer plans a telephone town hall at 6 p.m. Thursday to hear to hear from constituents about the issues that… Continue reading

PENINSULA KITCHEN: Kale offers tasty green way to New Year

IT SHOULDN’T COME as a huge surprise to anyone who knows me or has read many of my columns, that I don’t prescribe to the… Continue reading

Water Street work in Port Townsend necessary but slowing business, owners say

Water Street work in Port Townsend necessary but slowing business, owners say

Downtown business owners worried about their future say they already have seen significant drops in sales since construction began on Water Street… Continue reading

Water Street work in Port Townsend necessary but slowing business, owners say

State bill takes aim at salmon farms

A state Senate committee is considering a bill that could bring an end to some of… Continue reading

Port to move ahead on bond for breakwater repair

Port to move ahead on bond for breakwater repair

Port of Port Townsend commissioners Wednesday directed the port to work toward securing a $3.2 million bond to complete the Point Hudson… Continue reading

Port to move ahead on bond for breakwater repair
Four young Jefferson women to vie for Rhody titles, scholarships

Four young Jefferson women to vie for Rhody titles, scholarships

Four young women were introduced to the public Sunday as royalty candidates for the 83rd annual Rhododendron Festival, scheduled for May 14-19.… Continue reading

Four young Jefferson women to vie for Rhody titles, scholarships
Johnson memorial set for Saturday at Fort Worden

Johnson memorial set for Saturday at Fort Worden

Area businessman Carl H. Johnson will be remembered during a celebration of life gathering expected to draw some 400 people Saturday. The… Continue reading

Johnson memorial set for Saturday at Fort Worden

English country dance, alpaca ranch, ski film planned this weekend

An English country dance, an alpaca ranch tour and a skiing film are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also is… Continue reading

Swan exhibit to open this month

Swan exhibit to open this month

The Jefferson County Historical Society will celebrate what would have been James Swan’s 200th birthday with the opening of a new Swan… Continue reading

Swan exhibit to open this month

MLK Day activities scheduled Monday

Special events are planned on the North Olympic Peninsula on Monday to commemorate Martin Luther King Day. Olympic National Park will waive entrance fees on… Continue reading

Attorney General’s office: State lawmaker records subject to disclosure

The Washington Attorney General’s office said Wednesday that state lawmakers are subject to the same rules of disclosure that cover… Continue reading

Concert and participatory sing slated for Saturday

PT Songlines choir will present its annual Winter Concert and Participatory Sing at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Cotton Building, 607 Water… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Focus on Jesus – and take heart

LAST YEAR CONTAINED enough catastrophes and crises to produce a lot of angst in this country and around the world. Bombings, shootings, flooding, earthquakes, wildfires,… Continue reading

Kilmer seeks veteran for fellowship

Rep. Derek Kilmer is seeking a wounded warrior or medically retired veteran for a fellowship position in his Washington, D.C., office. The… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Daily Grind appreciates customers … and other items

The Daily Grind Espresso shops located at 1919 E. First St., Port Angeles, and 615 E. Washington St., Sequim, will participate in a customer appreciation… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Drink and Draw set for Studio Bob … and other items

Drink and Draw, a free event for all ages, is planned at 7 p.m. Thursday. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. at… Continue reading

Port Townsend urged to delay city manager search

Port Townsend urged to delay city manager search

Port Townsend’s city manager is prepared to delay his retirement — originally slated for the end of 2018 — to allow city… Continue reading

Port Townsend urged to delay city manager search