Jefferson County

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
POINT OF VIEW: Not all net pens are created equal

POINT OF VIEW: Not all net pens are created equal

By Kurt Grinnell Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe With all of the recent publicity about net pens, we feel compelled to weigh-in. Net pens are a technique… Continue reading

POINT OF VIEW: Not all net pens are created equal
Small Home Fund awards often make a big difference, case manager says

Small Home Fund awards often make a big difference, case manager says

Justine Bedell is a huge fan of the Peninsula Home Fund. As housing program manager for Olympic Community Action Programs (OlyCAP), she… Continue reading

Small Home Fund awards often make a big difference, case manager says

State’s construction budget still tied up over water dispute

About $4 billion in new school construction and other projects throughout the state remain on hold six… Continue reading

Tree planting, story slam, art among Peninsula activities

Tree planting, a story slam and an art exhibition are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also is available on the… Continue reading

Fatal wreck blocks Highway 20

The State Patrol is investigating a fatal wreck that occurred on state Highway 20 near Discovery Bay at about 10:45 a.m. today… Continue reading

Peninsula pot shop owners take wait-and-see stance after federal policy change

Peninsula pot shop owners take wait-and-see stance after federal policy change

Retail marijuana shop owners from across the North Olympic Peninsula vowed to operate business as usual after U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions… Continue reading

Peninsula pot shop owners take wait-and-see stance after federal policy change
Flow testing to lead to color change of Kala Point hydrants; colors provide information for firefighters

Flow testing to lead to color change of Kala Point hydrants; colors provide information for firefighters

Most of the more than 550 fire hydrants of the Jefferson County Public Utility District are yellow, designating them as part of… Continue reading

Flow testing to lead to color change of Kala Point hydrants; colors provide information for firefighters

Lands chief urges carbon policy to focus on climate change

As the legislative session begins Monday, Public Lands Commissioner Hilary Franz is urging state lawmakers to adopt a carbon policy that will prepare… Continue reading

A special game, paintings, drums and wearable art on Gallery Walk

A special game, paintings, drums and wearable art on Gallery Walk

Believe It or Knot!, an original Port Townsend game, will kick off Saturday, the same day as this month’s Port Townsend Gallery… Continue reading

A special game, paintings, drums and wearable art on Gallery Walk

Old-time musicians play at Quimper Grange

Quimper Grange will present old-time musicians Erynn Marshall and Carl Jones at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Quimper Grange Hall at 1219… Continue reading

Stinson to remain Port Townsend mayor

Stinson to remain Port Townsend mayor

Deborah Stinson will remain Port Townsend’s mayor after a unanimous City Council vote this week. “It’s nice to have that vote of… Continue reading

Stinson to remain Port Townsend mayor
Jefferson County sued over records delay

Jefferson County sued over records delay

A Clark County man is suing Jefferson County after he waited a year for the county to provide public records, he said.… Continue reading

Jefferson County sued over records delay
Construction on Water Street in Port Townsend to begin Tuesday

Construction on Water Street in Port Townsend to begin Tuesday

Construction will begin Tuesday on a $2.3 million project to upgrade Port Townsend’s downtown. The Water Street Enhancement Project promises to be… Continue reading

Construction on Water Street in Port Townsend to begin Tuesday
Concerts in the Woods to host gypsy jazz

Concerts in the Woods to host gypsy jazz

Gypsy jazz will start off the new year at the Concerts in the Woods at 3 p.m. Sunday. “Our first concert of the… Continue reading

Concerts in the Woods to host gypsy jazz

PT Shorts moving to third Thursday of month

PT Shorts is moving to the third Thursday of the month. Northwind Arts Center and Key City Public Theatre (KCPT) co-sponsor and… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Distracted driving law goes into effect … and other items

Police in Washington state have begun enforcing the new distracted driving law following the end of a six-month grace period. KOMO-TV reported that drivers caught… Continue reading