Jefferson County

Cider fest, Coffee with a Cop, movie, dances offered this week

A Sekiu cider festival, Coffee with a Cop, a “Harry Potter” movie showing and a contra dance in Port Townsend are among upcoming activities on… Continue reading

Concert in the Woods switches to Sunday afternoons

Concert in the Woods switches to Sunday afternoons

Concerts in the Woods, an all-ages concert series at the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center in Coyle, moves to a Sunday matinee this… Continue reading

Concert in the Woods switches to Sunday afternoons
First-time festival celebrates apples, cider

First-time festival celebrates apples, cider

Fall beckons harvest season for Washington apples. And now, East Jefferson County has a festival for that. Three Jefferson County cideries have banded together to… Continue reading

First-time festival celebrates apples, cider

ISSUES OF FAITH: Be vigilant in protecting religious freedom

JEWS BEGAN YOM Kippur recently with the haunting chant of Kol Nidre (“all vows”). In this prayer, promises made in the past year are declared… Continue reading

LETTER: Line between patriotism and nationalism

Thirty-five years ago, my wife and I participated in a memorable adventure. We traveled across several Western states with a group of Germans. We had… Continue reading

LETTER: Standing for flag honors sacrifices for our country

I am saddened that so many of the National Football League players are using the national anthem as a “tool” to call attention to what… Continue reading

Pacific Northwest poets to read in Port Townsend

When it comes to inspiration, this poetry reading prefers “Home Cookin” — that is, poetry nourished and prepared in the Pacific Northwest.… Continue reading

Murray stumps for child care: Senator visits Hadlock center to hear about cost

Murray stumps for child care: Senator visits Hadlock center to hear about cost

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray visited the Cedarbrook Early Learning Center in Port Hadlock to talk with parents and child care providers to… Continue reading

Murray stumps for child care: Senator visits Hadlock center to hear about cost
Hopefuls for Port of Port Townsend, Chimacum School District speak at forum

Hopefuls for Port of Port Townsend, Chimacum School District speak at forum

Port of Port Townsend commissioner candidates answered questions about how the port plans to carry out its duties as it balances a budget… Continue reading

Hopefuls for Port of Port Townsend, Chimacum School District speak at forum

North Olympic Peninsula burn bans lifted

Burn bans have been lifted across the North Olympic Peninsula after the state Department of Natural Resources lowered fire risk in Clallam and Jefferson counties… Continue reading

Port Angeles Fire Department donates gear to Firefighters Crossing Borders

Port Angeles Fire Department donates gear to Firefighters Crossing Borders

The Port Angeles Fire Department has donated a van full of used equipment to a nonprofit that supports firefighters in Mexico and… Continue reading

Port Angeles Fire Department donates gear to Firefighters Crossing Borders

LETTER: Channel anger over yet another mass shooting into gun control efforts

If you are angry and frustrated about mass shootings and the cowardly unwillingness of some elected officials to face the issue of gun violence, know… Continue reading

Olympic Peninsula Apple and Cider Festival planned this weekend in Port Townsend

Olympic Peninsula Apple and Cider Festival planned this weekend in Port Townsend

Port Townsend will host the inaugural Olympic Peninsula Apple and Cider Festival this weekend. The three-day festival, which will begin Friday, will… Continue reading

Olympic Peninsula Apple and Cider Festival planned this weekend in Port Townsend
Port Angeles debate airs pros, cons of fluoridating water

Port Angeles debate airs pros, cons of fluoridating water

Arguments for and against fluoridation were aired Tuesday at a general election forum as city voters prepare to cast advisory ballots Nov.… Continue reading

Port Angeles debate airs pros, cons of fluoridating water

Revenue offsets increases; fourth quarter might not go as well, Jefferson commissioners say

Jefferson County commissioners have approved $249,275 in budget appropriations and extensions for a number of county departments after a public hearing. These… Continue reading

Authors to read their work at Northwind Arts Center on Thursday

The Northwind Reading Series will feature Jim Cantú and Kathryn Hunt at 7 p.m. Thursday. The readings will be in the Northwind… Continue reading

LETTER: A failing Democratic leadership on display

Hillary Clinton is touring America selling her book “What Happened” and telling everybody why it’s their fault she lost. I think she should have called… Continue reading

LETTER: I refuse to watch NFL or buy team gear while they disrespect country

I recently attended a memorial where most of the attendees were all former military members. We were all sitting around large tables having a bite… Continue reading

PAT NEAL: One more letter from the mail bag

THANKS FOR READING this. If you didn’t read this, no one would, but you do. I can tell from all of the wonderful cards and… Continue reading

Second half of property taxes due at end of month

The second half of annual property taxes are due Oct. 31. Property tax payments must be postmarked or dropped off at the courthouses in Clallam… Continue reading