Jefferson County

NEWS BRIEFS: Studded tire deadline approaches … and other items

Drivers in Washington state have until Friday to remove their winter studded tires. The state Department of Transportation reminds drivers that state law… Continue reading

PENINSULA KITCHEN: Time is ripe for home-made dressing

YOUR ASSIGNMENT THIS week is to go outside and look for culinary herbs and fresh salad greens. They are everywhere. Last Sunday, I parked my… Continue reading

Pickups collide at highways 19 and 104

Pickups collide at highways 19 and 104

A Port Townsend woman was in stable condition at Harborview Medical Center on Saturday after a Friday wreck at the intersection of… Continue reading

Pickups collide at highways 19 and 104

Port Townsend shelter to be open year-round

Port Townsend’s shelter for those with nowhere to go for the night soon will be open year-round but will function differently, requiring… Continue reading

Trump’s plan: ‘Let Obamacare explode’

Although House Speaker Paul Ryan acknowledged Friday that “Obamacare is the law of the land,” its survival or collapse now rests with decisions… Continue reading

When is the time right to enroll in Medicare?

TODAY IS MARCH 26, 2017, and in the interests of “full disclosure” (which almost never happens in the real world), be warned that I have… Continue reading

EYE ON JEFFERSON: Port Townsend to consider welcoming city action

The Port Townsend City Council will consider approving a resolution establishing Port Townsend as a welcoming city when it meets Monday. The special business meeting… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Immigrant rights, law topics of talk in Forks this Saturday … and other items

Representatives of the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project will answer questions and discuss basic immigration law and immigrants’ rights at 2 p.m. Saturday. The… Continue reading

Hood Canal Bridge closure set tonight canceled

SHINE – The Hood Canal Bridge will be open tonight and early Saturday morning. A six-hour closure originally set to begin at 11 p.m. tonight… Continue reading

Gold, silver found in Everett now linked to Clallam County burglary

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office has joined detectives in Jefferson County and the Marysville Police Department in the investigation of about $115,000… Continue reading

Feiro Marine Life Center, planned waterfront facility to share campus

Feiro Marine Life Center, planned waterfront facility to share campus

The Port Angeles Waterfront Center’s performing arts facility and Feiro Marine Life Center will create a shared campus on the same downtown… Continue reading

Feiro Marine Life Center, planned waterfront facility to share campus
World War II-era grenade found on Port Townsend beach destroyed

World War II-era grenade found on Port Townsend beach destroyed

A World War II-era grenade found buried in the sand near the Point Wilson Lighthouse in Fort Worden has been destroyed. An… Continue reading

World War II-era grenade found on Port Townsend beach destroyed

Port Townsend City Council approves moratorium on tourism homes

The Port Townsend City Council passed a 180-day moratorium on the processing of permits for tourism homes and declared an emergency to… Continue reading

Electrocuted bird dubbed Sparky ‘acting more like an eagle every day’

Sparky the eagle appears headed for recovery after he was electrocuted March 12 by a 7,200-volt power line before falling 45 feet… Continue reading

Immigration concerns spark meetings on Peninsula

The message for callers who are put on hold when they phone the Seattle office of the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project gives… Continue reading

Teachers honored by woodworking school

Teachers honored by woodworking school

The Port Townsend School of Woodworking honored two area high school teachers for their contributions to the woodworking community through education. Kelley… Continue reading

Teachers honored by woodworking school

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Sequim insurance group earns national award; Discovery Behavioral Healthcare wins award

Insurance Services Group, based in Sequim, recently earned the Chairman’s Award from Safeco Insurance for outstanding performance. The Chairman’s Award is the highest… Continue reading

Community Read author in town for ‘Before the Wind’

Olympia author Jim Lynch will give a talk and read from his book “Before the Wind” on Monday to wrap up the… Continue reading

Dancing, birding and sailing in the week ahead

A community dance, a birding field trip to Fort Flagler and sailing on the Adventuress are among upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information… Continue reading

Feather Palooza to serve up poultry information

Feather Palooza will offer a day of information about raising chickens, ducks, turkeys and other feathered birds at the Chimacum Grange on Saturday.… Continue reading