Jefferson County

Three injured, drugs confiscated after high-speed chase near Port Townsend

Authorities seized 3 ounces of cocaine and three people were airlifted to Harborview Medical Center after a car fleeing deputies at 130… Continue reading

Olympic National Forest projects approved for funding

Twenty-one projects in Olympic National Forest were approved for $360,933 in federal funding, 11 of which are in Clallam and Jefferson counties, officials… Continue reading

LETTER: Jefferson hospital board needs member who understands finance

I am writing in response to statements by some Jefferson County residents that are concerned about the availability of women’s health care in their county.… Continue reading

Caption: Retired NASA astronaut John Fabian was awarded the 2017 Eleanor Stopps Environmental Leadership award by the Port Townsend Marine Science Center for his work with the Hood Canal Coalition. (Port Townsend Marine Science Center)

John Fabian wins Eleanor Stopps award for Hood Canal Coalition work

Retired astronaut turned activist John Fabian of Port Ludlow was awarded the Eleanor Stopps Environmental Leadership Award from the Port Townsend Marine… Continue reading

Caption: Retired NASA astronaut John Fabian was awarded the 2017 Eleanor Stopps Environmental Leadership award by the Port Townsend Marine Science Center for his work with the Hood Canal Coalition. (Port Townsend Marine Science Center)
AARP recognizes Voices for Veterans head in Port Angeles

AARP recognizes Voices for Veterans head in Port Angeles

When the conversation veers, Voices for Veterans President John Braasch restores its focus to veterans, said Doug Shadel, the state director for… Continue reading

AARP recognizes Voices for Veterans head in Port Angeles
Redhawks rout Coupeville as Port Townsend tallies 483 total yards

Redhawks rout Coupeville as Port Townsend tallies 483 total yards

Coupeville played like it had a ferry to catch, which it did, as Port Townsend ran the visitors back to the ferry… Continue reading

Redhawks rout Coupeville as Port Townsend tallies 483 total yards
PREP FOOTBALL: Loggers’ Leonard goes for 221 yards; Velarde scores 4 TDs for Sequim

PREP FOOTBALL: Loggers’ Leonard goes for 221 yards; Velarde scores 4 TDs for Sequim

Noah Leonard had another huge game, with 221 yards rushing and three touchdowns and the Loggers rolled to a 68-27 win over… Continue reading

PREP FOOTBALL: Loggers’ Leonard goes for 221 yards; Velarde scores 4 TDs for Sequim
A GROWING CONCERN: The science behind those breathtaking autumn colors

A GROWING CONCERN: The science behind those breathtaking autumn colors

WHAT MAKES SOME leaves red, others orange, others from greens to yellow or gold, some purple or ember? Why are there good years, bad years,… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: The science behind those breathtaking autumn colors
Bremerton couple, friend, risk their lives to save wounded in Las Vegas shooting

Bremerton couple, friend, risk their lives to save wounded in Las Vegas shooting

A Bremerton couple and their friends were caught in the crossfire of the deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas, and amid all the… Continue reading

Bremerton couple, friend, risk their lives to save wounded in Las Vegas shooting

CARSON BIRDING: Brush up on gull identification to stave off confusion

“YOUR GULLS COULD eat ours!” That’s the impression our glaucous-winged gulls made on friends visiting from Australia. I think Don was only half-joking. Australia’s common… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Monthly luncheon meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month at 11:15 a.m. in the second-floor… Continue reading

Fire restrictions in place as officials await more rain

Fire restrictions will stay in place on the North Olympic Peninsula until the region receives more rainfall, fire officials said last week. “There simply has… Continue reading

First hearing in public records lawsuit against Legislature

An initial hearing Friday on a public records lawsuit filed against the Washington state Legislature by… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Time to change Part D if you wish to

THIS COLUMN IS going to be about Medicare. If you are relatively new to Medicare or teetering on the brink thereof, it might be genuinely… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: A fun time had at River Fest

HORSEPLAY: A fun time had at River Fest

IT WAS A beautiful sunny day Sept. 30 when I swung by the 18th annual Audubon center’s River Festival at Sequim’s Railroad Bridge Park. While… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: A fun time had at River Fest
Jefferson Healthcare commission hopefuls tell of skills, goals at forum

Jefferson Healthcare commission hopefuls tell of skills, goals at forum

Candidates for the Jefferson Healthcare hospital commission talked about the skills they could bring to the job and their goals for the hospital… Continue reading

Jefferson Healthcare commission hopefuls tell of skills, goals at forum

LETTER: Bill Putney has ideas for Port of Port Townsend besides taxes

Is everyone ready for another property tax increase on top of the McCleary decision of at least 80 cents, according to the Seattle Times? Well,… Continue reading

LETTER: Jefferson proposition would provide housing for those below median income

I believe community support will be required if we are to provide housing for families earning well below the median income. I have built about… Continue reading

Navy: Whidbey Island crews in Hawaii

Two sub-hunting and surveillance Navy jet planes with crews from Whidbey Island have reached Hawaii with a mission of protecting… Continue reading

Panel sets new public meeting on Port Townsend ethics code

A Port Townsend City Council ad hoc committee working on proposed changes to the city’s code of ethics has set another meeting,… Continue reading