Jefferson County

Deputies capture Tacoma man who evaded law enforcement in Port Townsend area

Deputies capture Tacoma man who evaded law enforcement in Port Townsend area

Deputies have arrested a man they said evaded law enforcement several times near Port Townsend on Sunday after a brief foot pursuit… Continue reading

Deputies capture Tacoma man who evaded law enforcement in Port Townsend area

NEWS BRIEFS: Executive session set today in Port Angeles … and other items

A closed executive session between staff and the Clallam Board of County Commissioners will be held today to discuss a Feb. 15… Continue reading

Jefferson County PUD considers rate hikes; hearing set today

The Jefferson County Public Utility District board will conduct a rate hearing today to discuss proposed increases of both electric and water/sewer rates.… Continue reading

Algae blooms continue but toxins decline in Jefferson County lakes

Blue-green algae blooms have been found on Jefferson County lakes in January but toxins in the waters have declined, according to Jefferson… Continue reading

Couple honored, surprised by 2017 Marrowstone Island Citizens of the Year award

Couple honored, surprised by 2017 Marrowstone Island Citizens of the Year award

A Marrowstone Island couple said they were “honored” and “flabbergasted” that they received the 2017 Marrowstone Island Citizens of the Year award. Nicole… Continue reading

Couple honored, surprised by 2017 Marrowstone Island Citizens of the Year award

Reps. Chapman, Tharinger sponsor small-business tax bill

Reps. Mike Chapman and Steve Tharinger are sponsoring House Bill 2940 with House Finance Committee chair Rep. Kristine Lytton to address business taxes.… Continue reading

AAUW announces scholarship application deadline

The University Women’s Foundation of Jefferson County, the philanthropic affiliate of AAUW Port Townsend, will offer about $50,000 in scholarships this spring… Continue reading

Tales for those yearning for spring to be told Friday in Port Townsend

Tales for those yearning for spring to be told Friday in Port Townsend

Allison Cox of Vashon Island will tell “The Quickening: Stories of the Rekindling of Life” during First Friday Story Night this weekend.… Continue reading

Tales for those yearning for spring to be told Friday in Port Townsend
Probe of farmed salmon pen collapse focuses on nets

Probe of farmed salmon pen collapse focuses on nets

State investigators are examining nets heavily covered with mussels and other sea life as a cause in the collapse of… Continue reading

Probe of farmed salmon pen collapse focuses on nets
Van De Wege named legislator of the year by police, sheriffs

Van De Wege named legislator of the year by police, sheriffs

Sen. Kevin Van De Wege has been named 2017 Legislator of the Year by the Washington Council of Police and Sheriffs. He received… Continue reading

Van De Wege named legislator of the year by police, sheriffs

Senate votes to extend college financial aid to state Dreamers

A bipartisan effort in the Senate has passed a bill that would extend financial opportunities in… Continue reading

State Senate passes bump stock ban

The state Senate has passed a ban on trigger modification devices that are designed to accelerate a firearm’s rate of… Continue reading

Vetoed manufacturing tax cut again pushed in bipartisan effort

Legislators are once again pushing for an across-the-board manufacturing tax cut that was vetoed during the… Continue reading

Workplace bullying and sexual harassment bills go before lawmakers

Workplace bullying and sexual harassment bills go before lawmakers

Proposals before the state Legislature would grant new protections from sexual harassment and bullying in the… Continue reading

Workplace bullying and sexual harassment bills go before lawmakers

BIRD WATCH: Watch birds for signs of spring

DARK GRAY CLOUDS, pouring rain and gale force winds one minute; sunshine and blue skies the next. That’s a familiar winter weather day in Western… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Breakfast meetings with networking and educational programs are held Tuesdays at 7:30 a.m. at Joshua’s Restaurant, 113 DelGuzzi Drive… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Story shares details of mother’s situation

I WANT TO tell you a story. The story is about my mother. Many of you have heard bits and pieces of this story, because… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Adults now welcome to show horses at Clallam County fair

ARE YOU A horse-showing adult who’s secretly longed to take part in the fair but couldn’t because it was for 4-H youth groups only? To… Continue reading

LETTER: Doesn’t want new missile magazine at Indian Island

Disappointed in missiles I was disappointed to read about the Navy’s proposal to build five new missile magazines on Indian Island, for a few reasons… Continue reading