Jefferson County

First Federal Community Foundation elects member to board of directors

First Federal Community Foundation elects member to board of directors

Craig A. Curtis is an architect from Kitsap County, where he has been employed since 1987.

First Federal Community Foundation elects member to board of directors

Authorities say man and his dog were shot and injured in Port Ludlow

Reports detail a fight between friends that reportedly ended in shots fired.

Trinity United Methodist Church, 609 Taylor St., will host a concert at 7 p.m. Thursday featuring cellist Madelyn Kowalski, seen here, as part of the ongoing Candlelight Concert Series. (Deja Webster)

Cellist Madelyn Kowalski to be featured in concert

For 18-year-old Kowalski, this will be the sixth annual concert.

Trinity United Methodist Church, 609 Taylor St., will host a concert at 7 p.m. Thursday featuring cellist Madelyn Kowalski, seen here, as part of the ongoing Candlelight Concert Series. (Deja Webster)

LETTER: It’s your duty to vote in November’s election

You’re not voting for a political party; you’re voting for an individual’s actions.

PAT NEAL: Really, how unique are Elwha steelhead?

You have to wonder if hatchery steelhead are really so bad for native ones.

Spike in fire activity in Olympic National Park closes a section of Elwha River Trail

Spike in fire activity in Olympic National Park closes a section of Elwha River Trail

Park Service officials have moved to suppress Godkin fire flames a quarter mile from park camp structures.

Spike in fire activity in Olympic National Park closes a section of Elwha River Trail
New postmaster now on the job in Port Townsend

New postmaster now on the job in Port Townsend

Eastern Washington native Larry Dekker was drawn to community’s proximity to the water.

New postmaster now on the job in Port Townsend
Eastern Washington fires destroy homes, force evacuations in Spokane region

Eastern Washington fires destroy homes, force evacuations in Spokane region

One fire jumped the Spokane River and threatened a small community on the Spokane Indian Reservation.

Eastern Washington fires destroy homes, force evacuations in Spokane region
Senator aims to increase affordable housing

Senator aims to increase affordable housing

Maria Cantwell makes a visit to Port Townsend

Senator aims to increase affordable housing
Largest of Olympic National Park fires now tops 700 acres

Largest of Olympic National Park fires now tops 700 acres

Officials expect moderated fire activity with lower termperatures following warm spell.

Largest of Olympic National Park fires now tops 700 acres
Jefferson County’s Proctor House offers unique solution for troubled youth

Jefferson County’s Proctor House offers unique solution for troubled youth

Juveniles who have offended can still attend school, after-school programs and maintain jobs while serving time in detention.

Jefferson County’s Proctor House offers unique solution for troubled youth

Recent hire brings Port Townsend Police Department to full staffing levels

Plan calls for two full-time detectives and a school resource officer once all new officers are fully trained.

Baby’s headstone finds a home in Olalla 74 years after his death

Baby’s headstone finds a home in Olalla 74 years after his death

Infant Martin Edwin Brooks died in 1942, and his headstone had been with the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office since 2012.

Baby’s headstone finds a home in Olalla 74 years after his death

HELP LINE: How using ‘elderspeak’ can be considered offensive by some

It’s rarely meant to insult, but it does or can because it sends a message: “I don’t think you can keep up with me.”

Complete burn bans called for North Olympic Peninsula

The state Department of Natural resources raised the fire danger Thursday afternoon.

Record-breaking heat fuels Olympic National Park fires

Record-breaking heat fuels Olympic National Park fires

Heat, low humidity and wind all contributed, but the heat wave is expected to begin cooling today.

Record-breaking heat fuels Olympic National Park fires

A GROWING CONCERN: Do your fruit tree maintenance now

THE WEATHER PATTERN on the North Olympic Peninsula has definitely been interesting this year. We have gone from freezing temperatures in March to record-high temperatures… Continue reading