Jefferson County

Quilcene Fair celebrates with a parade, carnival, car show

The Saturday event boasts a salmon cook-out and strange vegetables for judging.

Slipshod returns to Coyle for ongoing Concerts in the Woods series

Slipshod returns to Coyle for ongoing Concerts in the Woods series

Coyle concert series continues Saturday with return of the Bluegrass and country duo.

Slipshod returns to Coyle for ongoing Concerts in the Woods series
Volunteers to fan out for Day of Caring projects in Jefferson County

Volunteers to fan out for Day of Caring projects in Jefferson County

“At the Day of Caring, we’re looking to connect people directly with the organizations UGN funds,” an organizer said.

Volunteers to fan out for Day of Caring projects in Jefferson County
Maia Bellon, director of the state Department of Ecology, speaks at a news conference Thursday overlooking Elliott Bay in Seattle. Washington state environmental regulators finalized a new rule Thursday to limit greenhouse gas emissions from large polluters. (Ted S. Warren/The Associated Press)

Washington state limits carbon pollution from large sources

The new rules do not affect mills on the Peninsula until 2032, when the Port Townsend paper mill is expected to meet the criteria.

Maia Bellon, director of the state Department of Ecology, speaks at a news conference Thursday overlooking Elliott Bay in Seattle. Washington state environmental regulators finalized a new rule Thursday to limit greenhouse gas emissions from large polluters. (Ted S. Warren/The Associated Press)
North Olympic Peninsula protest targets Dakota pipeline

North Olympic Peninsula protest targets Dakota pipeline

The rally was one of many across the nation to encourage people to share their opinions of the pipeline with local, state and federal government officials.

North Olympic Peninsula protest targets Dakota pipeline
Premier pieces picked for 2016 Paint the Peninsula competition

Premier pieces picked for 2016 Paint the Peninsula competition

Twenty-three plein air painters from around the United States and Canada descended upon the Olympic Peninsula for the contest.

Premier pieces picked for 2016 Paint the Peninsula competition
Legislative candidate decries League of Women Voters as ‘socialist’

Legislative candidate decries League of Women Voters as ‘socialist’

George Vrable later said that he might be willing to attend a league forum before the Nov. 8 general election.

Legislative candidate decries League of Women Voters as ‘socialist’
Artist Trust on Tour opens in Port Townsend tonight

Artist Trust on Tour opens in Port Townsend tonight

The free exhibit begins at 6 p.m. at the Cotton Building at 607 Water St.

Artist Trust on Tour opens in Port Townsend tonight

LETTER: Homeless encampments no simple issue

As Seattle is displaying, complications arise, and solutions can present themselves only with commitment.

Port Townsend Co-op wins Environmental Protection Agency award

Port Townsend Co-op wins Environmental Protection Agency award

The company was recognized for a second year for the Best Corporate Emissions Rate in the Small-Independent GreenChill partner category.

Port Townsend Co-op wins Environmental Protection Agency award

LETTER: Port Townsend councilman should have done his homework on homeless encampments

The Affordable Housing Action Group picks up a great deal of the slack during the summer.

Renton man in critical condition after Quilcene-area wreck

He was attempting to pass illegally on his motorcycle when he struck a car turning left out of the northbound lane, officials say.

Gray whale bones being prepared for exhibit at Port Townsend Marine Science Center

Gray whale bones being prepared for exhibit at Port Townsend Marine Science Center

The deceased animal had been anchored underwater at Naval Magazine Indian Island, and the bones are now drying in a greenhouse.

Gray whale bones being prepared for exhibit at Port Townsend Marine Science Center

Jefferson County commissioners approve Transportation Improvement Program

The six-year program is a rolling plan that is updated annually and prioritizes the transportation projects that the county plans to complete in the coming year.

LETTER: Addressing roots of homelessness key to resolving issues

We need to help reduce it, not just manage it, in Jefferson County and beyond.

LETTER: Kaepernick critic misses the bigger picture

The 49ers quarterback is exercising his right to free speech in protesting the victimization of black people.