Jefferson County

Woman in Highway 104 wreck in satisfactory condition

A Port Ludlow woman who was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after a two-vehicle wreck on state Highway 104 was… Continue reading

State Senate order bans all firearms from public gallery

State Senate order bans all firearms from public gallery

All firearms will be banned from the public galleries above the state Senate floor once the… Continue reading

State Senate order bans all firearms from public gallery
Tree cards for Plant-A-Thon available now

Tree cards for Plant-A-Thon available now

Honorary Tree Cards for the Plant-A-Thon, decorated with artist Hannah Viano’s “A New Generation,” are on sale now. Viano, who was selected… Continue reading

Tree cards for Plant-A-Thon available now

LETTER: Women not putting up with harassment any more

Regarding a recent cartoon and the #MeToo campaign: The actions of men toward women aren’t a few decades old. They’ve been committed for thousands of… Continue reading

Man who had life sentence commuted now facing murder charge

A man who had a life sentence commuted by former Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire is facing a new murder charge.… Continue reading

WEST END NEIGHBOR: West Enders endure the rain and the dark

TO LIVE ON the West End, one has to come to grips with the rain. According to the U.S. climate data website, Forks has an… Continue reading

Port Angeles Lions Club members Tom Deeney, left, and Dan Dodd receive a Melvin Jones Fellowship Award. (Port Angeles Lions Club)

NEWS BRIEFS: Port Angeles Lions receive high honor … and other items

Port Angeles Lions Club members Tom Deeney and Dan Dodd each received a Melvin Jones Fellowship Award. The award is the highest… Continue reading

Port Angeles Lions Club members Tom Deeney, left, and Dan Dodd receive a Melvin Jones Fellowship Award. (Port Angeles Lions Club)

Santa coming to town in Port Townsend, other communities

Only days after Thanksgiving, Jefferson County is gearing up for the rest of the holiday season with the arrival of the community… Continue reading

Christmas bird counts scheduled on North Olympic Peninsula

Christmas is once again coming early for local birdwatchers. The annual bird counts are set for Saturday, Dec. 16 in Port Townsend; Neah Bay on… Continue reading

Port Ludlow woman airlifted after Highway 104 wreck

A Port Ludlow woman was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center after a two-vehicle wreck at the junction of state highways 19 and… Continue reading

Hunting limited in Western U.S. states after tough winter

Hunting limited in Western U.S. states after tough winter

Hunting guide Mike Clark normally has more than 20 clients lined up each fall for trips… Continue reading

Hunting limited in Western U.S. states after tough winter
Jefferson businesses report top sellers; shopping reported strong

Jefferson businesses report top sellers; shopping reported strong

Port Townsend businesses reported a flurry of sales on the weekend following Thanksgiving. “We’re doing fabulous this weekend, especially today,” said Judy… Continue reading

Jefferson businesses report top sellers; shopping reported strong

LETTER: Politicians trying to trick public again with tax proposal

Many politicians fib, and bribery and corruption have no party lines. They have existed as long as politics. The current levels fly in the face… Continue reading

Port extends deadline for online survey on Point Hudson

Port extends deadline for online survey on Point Hudson

The Port of Port Townsend and its project consultant, Maul Foster & Alogi, are extending the deadline for an online open house… Continue reading

Port extends deadline for online survey on Point Hudson
Bell tower adorns Main Street ornaments

Bell tower adorns Main Street ornaments

The Port Townsend Main Street annual Christmas ornaments are on sale and feature a rendition of the Uptown bell tower by local… Continue reading

Bell tower adorns Main Street ornaments
Port Townsend Arts, Crafts Fair still connecting makers, buyers after 27 years

Port Townsend Arts, Crafts Fair still connecting makers, buyers after 27 years

During the two days after Thanksgiving, Port Townsend’s Community Center becomes a hive of creative energy with the Annual Holiday Arts &… Continue reading

Port Townsend Arts, Crafts Fair still connecting makers, buyers after 27 years

EYE ON JEFFERSON: County commissioners to mull declaring emergency for road repairs

The three Jefferson County commissioners will consider declaring an emergency to allow immediate repair of the Upper Hoh Road and other roads when they meet… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Turn you yard into a neighborhood showcase

SO THE HIGHLAND snow has given way to monsoon rains for days on end, and there seems no end to the leftover turkey. With that… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Weather ushers in some surprise visitors

SOME YEARS, THE population of sea ducks wintering on our protected waters is much less than others. This appears to occur during mild winters. That… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Twice-monthly breakfast meetings usually are held at 11:45 a.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month… Continue reading