Jefferson County

ISSUES OF FAITH: Advent signals the coming of Jesus

YOU MIGHT HAVE never heard of Sean Parker, but you probably use his product. Parker is Facebook’s founding president. In a recent story on Axios.com,… Continue reading

Jazz and funk featured in Sunday concert at Rainshadow Recording

The Jessica Lurie Ensemble will perform its renditions of funk, jazz, folk and ethnic melodies at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Rainshadow Recording… Continue reading

WEST END NEIGHBOR: Authors cookin’ up books on West End life

WEST END NEIGHBOR: Authors cookin’ up books on West End life

THE MUSIC WAS too loud, though I’d never admit it was because then some smarty pants would say then I’m too old. However, the piano… Continue reading

WEST END NEIGHBOR: Authors cookin’ up books on West End life
Sequim’s Star Wars Connection: Episode II — more details emerge about local ties to the space opera

Sequim’s Star Wars Connection: Episode II — more details emerge about local ties to the space opera

Wookiees. Tauntauns. Ugnaughts. Since the 1970s, this mix of creatures has made an impact in the Star Wars universe helping fly the Millennium… Continue reading

Sequim’s Star Wars Connection: Episode II — more details emerge about local ties to the space opera

NEWS BRIEFS: Policy review meeting set today in PT … and other items

The Port Townsend School District Policy Review Committee will convene for a meeting today at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held… Continue reading

Fire leaves Brinnon man homeless

Fire leaves Brinnon man homeless

A Brinnon man is homeless after a fire erupted in his Mount Walker home. Firefighters from Jefferson and Mason County fought the fire… Continue reading

Fire leaves Brinnon man homeless
Reward offered for information about Fort Discovery rally marker theft

Reward offered for information about Fort Discovery rally marker theft

Fort Discovery is offering a $3,500 reward to anyone who can provide information that leads to the return of a stolen rally… Continue reading

Reward offered for information about Fort Discovery rally marker theft

PAT NEAL: Visions of Christmases past

THE EXPERTS ALL agree. Every year, the holidays can cause holiday stress. Ask someone who works in law enforcement, the emergency room or firefighting. The… Continue reading

Burn ban issued for eastern Clallam due to air quality concerns; other areas asked to stop

Air quality concerns have triggered a Stage 1 burn ban in eastern Clallam County, and others across the Olympic Peninsula are being… Continue reading

News Briefs: Port Townsend School District Wellness Committee to meet … and other items

The Port Townsend School District Wellness Committee will look at the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction Implementation Tool during a meeting… Continue reading

AAUW names Woman of Excellence in Jefferson

AAUW names Woman of Excellence in Jefferson

A founding member of the Habitat for Humanity of East Jefferson County and a former City Council member has been named the… Continue reading

AAUW names Woman of Excellence in Jefferson
Biscuits and buddies: Gatheringplace in Port Townsend offers activities, calendars

Biscuits and buddies: Gatheringplace in Port Townsend offers activities, calendars

In the back of the Skookum building on Benedict Street, biscuits are the order of the day. On Fridays, volunteers at Gatheringplace… Continue reading

Biscuits and buddies: Gatheringplace in Port Townsend offers activities, calendars
First Federal grant to fund Power of Produce Club at Jefferson County farmers markets

First Federal grant to fund Power of Produce Club at Jefferson County farmers markets

The Jefferson County Farmers Market Association has been awarded a $7,000 grant from the First Federal Community Foundation for the inaugural operational… Continue reading

First Federal grant to fund Power of Produce Club at Jefferson County farmers markets

Plaque at Fort Worden to be dedicated to Nora Porter

A plaque dedication ceremony posthumously honoring Nora Porter is set for 4 p.m. Dec. 18 at the building at Fort Worden that… Continue reading

Washington, North Dakota tribal members sentenced in separate sex crime cases

Officials say two men who are members of tribes in Washington state and North Dakota were sentenced to federal prison in separate sex… Continue reading

Pact with PDA would move KPTZ Radio to Fort Worden

Pact with PDA would move KPTZ Radio to Fort Worden

Port Townsend’s KPTZ 91.9 FM could call Fort Worden home in the coming years after it entered into a memorandum of understanding… Continue reading

Pact with PDA would move KPTZ Radio to Fort Worden
Parents criticize tactics: Chimacum High School discipline methods draw fire

Parents criticize tactics: Chimacum High School discipline methods draw fire

Parents frustrated with Chimacum High School’s recent approach to discipline told administrators during a well-attended parent forum Wednesday night that their students now… Continue reading

Parents criticize tactics: Chimacum High School discipline methods draw fire
Remembering Our Fallen: Tribute Towers in Port Angeles show faces of sacrifice

Remembering Our Fallen: Tribute Towers in Port Angeles show faces of sacrifice

Every face tells a story. Nearly 5,000 stories are being told this weekend in a traveling photographic war memorial on display through… Continue reading

Remembering Our Fallen: Tribute Towers in Port Angeles show faces of sacrifice

A GROWING CONCERN: 13 chores to do in December

WHILE IT IS December, it is not winter. There is plenty of fall yard work yet to do. Here are 13 jobs to do during… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Finding migrating birds provides nice break

LARGE PONDS AND small lakes offer some of the best winter birding habitat. Sometimes the one lone bird you find is a surprise. On other… Continue reading