Jefferson County

Olympic National Park sets use fee hikes, free days for 2017

Users of Olympic National Park can expect fee increases this year. The hikes are part of a three-year phased rise in… Continue reading

Mountain guide to lead adventure writing workshop

Mountain guide to lead adventure writing workshop

It might seem an adventure in irony or at least an interesting juxtaposition: Writer, editor and mountain guide Charlotte Austin will host… Continue reading

Mountain guide to lead adventure writing workshop
Port Townsend Gallery Walk begins new year with series of shows

Port Townsend Gallery Walk begins new year with series of shows

The fine art of illustration, jewelry and watercolors are among the attractions during the Port Townsend Gallery Walk. During the free event,… Continue reading

Port Townsend Gallery Walk begins new year with series of shows

Arctic seabird researcher to present Sunday lecture

The Port Townsend Marine Science Center will host a lecture at 3 p.m. Sunday by George Divoky on “40 Years of Change:… Continue reading

Crab boats tied up as strike extends up and down West Coast

Crab boats tied up as strike extends up and down West Coast

Dungeness crab could be harder to come by if hundreds of fishing boats remain tied up at… Continue reading

Crab boats tied up as strike extends up and down West Coast
Education money: Battle for billions begins in Legislature

Education money: Battle for billions begins in Legislature

The battle over finding billions of additional dollars to pay for K-12 education in Washington pits Democrats… Continue reading

Education money: Battle for billions begins in Legislature

Engineering behind artwork to be discussed at Northwind Book Arts Group meeting

The order in which things are done matters. Shane Miller and Peter Newland will lead a discussion on creating complex art works… Continue reading

ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS: Volunteers sought for Ludlow play; ‘Cinderella’ opens

An orientation meeting for production team volunteers for the Ludlow Village Players’s spring play is set today. The meeting will be at… Continue reading

Films, tree-planting on the Peninsula

Family films at the Sequim library and tree planting in Port Townsend are among the weekend’s activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. For more about… Continue reading

Gypsy jazz to be performed in Coyle

Ranger & the Re-Arrangers will perform Gypsy jazz at the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center on Sunday. The performance will be at 3… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Hurricane Ridge Road … and other items

Hurricane Ridge Road is closed today but will be open Saturday and Sunday, weather permitting. Today’s closure is because of unforeseen… Continue reading

Port Townsend Shorts to feature prize-winning author

Prize-winning author Joan Leegant will read one of her new stories as a guest of honor at Port Townsend Shorts on Saturday.… Continue reading

Snowpack measurement topic of talk

The challenges of measuring snow in the remote Olympic wilderness will be the topic of this Tuesday’s presentation in the Olympic National… Continue reading

Volunteers make big gains on Habitat for Humanity homes; more volunteers sought

Volunteers make big gains on Habitat for Humanity homes; more volunteers sought

Habitat for Humanity of East Jefferson County received some extra help over the holidays — and is seeking more volunteers for this… Continue reading

Volunteers make big gains on Habitat for Humanity homes; more volunteers sought

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker near Allyn

The Coast Guard suspended a search Wednesday afternoon for a kayaker missing since Tuesday night. Port Angeles Coast Guard crews were among those… Continue reading

Letter urges DACA continuation

Peninsula College President Luke Robins joined other Washington community and technical college leaders in sending President-elect Donald Trump a letter asking him… Continue reading

Resource conservation, development council picks director

The North Olympic Peninsula Resource Conservation and Development council has tabbed a successor to Regional Director Kate Dean. The nonprofit council is… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Timber panel sets meeting for Friday … and other items

The Port of Port Angeles Timber Advisory Committee will discuss port business involving forestry when it meets at 9 a.m. Friday. The… Continue reading

Sequim native competing online to play at Grammy Awards

Sequim native competing online to play at Grammy Awards

Bailey Bryan, a Sequim native and rising country musician, is vying for a chance to perform at the Grammy Awards in February. Bryan,… Continue reading

Sequim native competing online to play at Grammy Awards
Massive injuries suffered by Federal Way family hit by falling tree near Lake Crescent

Massive injuries suffered by Federal Way family hit by falling tree near Lake Crescent

Bella’s back is broken. Her grandfather’s back is broken. Her grandmother was in a coma Tuesday. Her cousin is dead. It looks… Continue reading

Massive injuries suffered by Federal Way family hit by falling tree near Lake Crescent