Jefferson County

Jefferson County questions noxious weed board’s goals since funding increase

Jefferson County officials questioned the Jefferson County Noxious Weed Control Board’s priorities during the board’s annual report to the county. County Administrator… Continue reading

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Health workers recognized … and other items

Four Olympic Medical Center Home Health Employees received recognition awards recently. OMC CEO Eric Lewis presented the awards to registered nurses Nick… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Bring Your Own Art show this weekend … and other items

Art for the 20th annual Bring Your Own Art Show can be delivered Thursday and Friday for the exhibit that will open… Continue reading

PAT NEAL: A new cure for cabin fever

THE HOLIDAYS ARE over. Only the mess remains. Not being one to put off until tomorrow what can be put off for today, it’s time… Continue reading

State lawmakers return to Capitol amid protests

State lawmakers return to Capitol amid protests

Washington lawmakers returned to the Capitol on Monday for a 60-day legislative session, tasked with passing… Continue reading

State lawmakers return to Capitol amid protests
WEST END NEIGHBOR: The how and why of Lake Pleasant plungers

WEST END NEIGHBOR: The how and why of Lake Pleasant plungers

THIS YEAR, I thought about joining the Polar Bear Plunge at Lake Pleasant in Beaver on New Year’s Day. Personally, I like to cannonball if… Continue reading

WEST END NEIGHBOR: The how and why of Lake Pleasant plungers

NEWS BRIEFS: Port of Port Townsend commissioners meeting … and other items

Port of Port Townsend commissioners will meet in the port commission building, 333 Benedict St., at 1 p.m. Wednesday. The agenda includes… Continue reading

Canine companions offer more to readers than ‘see Spot run’ at Port Hadlock school

Canine companions offer more to readers than ‘see Spot run’ at Port Hadlock school

Dogs and students walk side-by-side through the halls of Chimacum Creek Primary School. School officials say four-legged friends at the school help… Continue reading

Canine companions offer more to readers than ‘see Spot run’ at Port Hadlock school

Officials: Peninsula flu season to be ‘moderately severe’

Flu season has arrived on the North Olympic Peninsula with spikes in confirmed cases and hospitalizations but no laboratory-confirmed influenza deaths, health officials said. Public… Continue reading

McCleary funding, capital budget still the focus for state Legislature

An unfinished capital budget, more education funding to satisfy the Supreme Court’s McCleary decision and a tussle over water rights — all left… Continue reading

A new year’s baby: Son is first child for Jefferson County mother

A new year’s baby: Son is first child for Jefferson County mother

Shelby Thompson’s baby boy came three weeks early, which made him the first baby born in Jefferson County this year. Thompson gave… Continue reading

A new year’s baby: Son is first child for Jefferson County mother
Port Townsend Yard and Garden Lectures tickets available now

Port Townsend Yard and Garden Lectures tickets available now

Tickets are available now for the 2018 Master Gardener Yard and Garden Lectures, which will begin Saturday, Jan. 13 with an international… Continue reading

Port Townsend Yard and Garden Lectures tickets available now

EYE ON JEFFERSON: Port Townsend council to discuss possible delay of city manager’s retirement

The Port Townsend City Council will discuss a possible delay of City Manager David Timmons’ retirement when it meets at 6:30 p.m. Monday. The workshop… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Resolve to attend garden extravaganza

A GROWING CONCERN: Resolve to attend garden extravaganza

SO HERE WE are in a new year, with strands of tinsel still clinging to the carpet, empty bottles of champagne in the recycle bin… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Resolve to attend garden extravaganza

BIRD WATCH: Feed faithfully for best birding benefits

There are rewards for feeding birds. Yes, it gives us pleasure but that can vary in a variety of ways. Faithful feeding brings the best… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Luncheon meetings are usually Wednesdays at noon at Blakeslee’s Bar & Grill, 1222 S. Forks Ave. Wednesday’s speaker is Kevin… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Seniors are not all the same

SOMETIMES, SOMETHING COMES along that reminds me that I have one of the best, if not one of the most lucrative, jobs in the time… Continue reading

Highway 20 crash fatal: Woman to be identified after next-of-kin notified

A woman was killed Friday when the car she was driving collided with a semi truck on state Highway 20 near Discovery… Continue reading

Jefferson County incumbents look ahead to upcoming election

Jefferson County’s elected officials said in recent interviews that they are mulling running for re-election to their positions. After all, the May… Continue reading

Olympic Christian School names students to honor roll … and other items

Olympic Christian School names students to honor roll … and other items

The Olympic Christian School has named 18 students to its first quarter of honor roll lists. To qualify for the honor roll,… Continue reading

Olympic Christian School names students to honor roll … and other items