Jefferson County

Bench memorial outside Jefferson Healthcare to advocate for disabled

Bench memorial outside Jefferson Healthcare to advocate for disabled

The Jefferson Healthcare building has a new addition, a bench placed near the entrance in honor of the late Lynn Gressley a… Continue reading

Bench memorial outside Jefferson Healthcare to advocate for disabled

BIRD WATCH: Swallows wing their way to Peninsula too early

THE SWALLOWS ARE supposed to return in March and April. Birds don’t always do what we expect them to do. Reports of swallow sightings began… 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

Grant to light up Makah museum

Grant to light up Makah museum

The Makah Cultural and Research Center will become brighter now that it has received a $232,000 grant to improve its lighting system.… Continue reading

Grant to light up Makah museum

HELP LINE: Tax question answers provided

ARE WE SETTLING into the idea that it’s 2017? Have we stopped writing checks dated 2016? Good. That’s progress. Now, several of you have been… Continue reading

LETTER: I’ve self-identified as many things; now, liberal want to pigeonhole me

My first cultural identity was in 1948. I was born a baby boomer. My first self-identity was in the mid-1950s. I wanted to be like… Continue reading

LETTER: Republicans have manufactured Social Security crisis to avoid repayment of debt

There is no Social Security crisis. Republicans are simply manufacturing a crisis to avoid repayment of $2.8 trillion in U.S. government bonds held by Social… Continue reading

LETTER: Trump’s ‘promises’ don’t seem to be leading to a greater tomorrow

How is Donald Trump keeping his promises to a middle class furious at an economy rigged against them? After promising to repeal and replace the… Continue reading

LETTER: What will new order mean when Port Angeles votes on second-class-city status?

Americans are witnessing a fundamental shift in how our government governs. From successful use of the general election process, a small group of conservative idealists… Continue reading

EYE ON JEFFERSON: Port of Port Townsend to consider halibut season

Port of Port Townsend commissioners will consider calling for a longer halibut season when they meet Wednesday. The meeting will begin at 1 p.m. at… Continue reading

Department of Transportation designing new Elwha River bridge for Highway 101

Department of Transportation designing new Elwha River bridge for Highway 101

The state Department of Transportation has started designing a new Elwha River bridge for U.S. Highway 101 along a new alignment after hundreds… Continue reading

Department of Transportation designing new Elwha River bridge for Highway 101
Jefferson PUD plans to replace old power meters throughout county

Jefferson PUD plans to replace old power meters throughout county

Jefferson County Public Utility District commissioners have approved a proposal that will replace all of the mechanical meters currently used by its… Continue reading

Jefferson PUD plans to replace old power meters throughout county
Clallam sheriff details missing person response after man was trapped in car for five days

Clallam sheriff details missing person response after man was trapped in car for five days

A 69-year-old Sunland man was trapped in his car on the side of an embankment for five days, leading some members of the… Continue reading

Clallam sheriff details missing person response after man was trapped in car for five days
Port Townsend board gathers input for new school name

Port Townsend board gathers input for new school name

Chetzemoka Elementary is seeing some support as the name of Port Townsend’s planned new school. The Port Townsend School Board held a… Continue reading

Port Townsend board gathers input for new school name

Port Townsend couple volunteering on abortion ship reportedly heading home

A Port Townsend couple is reportedly heading home after volunteering on an “abortion ship” operated by a nonprofit landed them in hot… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Port Angeles School District to host ‘Wired Differently’ speaker Saturday … and other items

The Port Angeles School District will present “Wired Differently: What Every Educator Should Know” from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The… Continue reading

Port Townsend Gallery Walk ushers in the colors of spring

Port Townsend Gallery Walk ushers in the colors of spring

The Port Townsend Gallery Walk returns this Saturday. The Gallery Walk, lasting from 5:30 p.m. until about 8 p.m., encompasses several downtown… Continue reading

Port Townsend Gallery Walk ushers in the colors of spring
Acclaimed indie folk duo to play Port Townsend on Saturday

Acclaimed indie folk duo to play Port Townsend on Saturday

Seattle indie folk duo The Winterlings will perform in concert at the Unity Spiritual Enrichment Center at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are… Continue reading

Acclaimed indie folk duo to play Port Townsend on Saturday

Clallam Kidsfest, festival coronation and other events this week

Clallam Kidsfest, the Rhody Festival coronation and a celebration of the life of Billy Frank Jr. are among upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula.… Continue reading

Pat Donohue will fingerpick in a performance in Port Townsend this evening.

Grammy-winning fingerpicker to give intimate concert today in Port Townsend

Grammy-winning fingerpicker Pat Donohue will pluck out blues, swing, R&B and original tunes in an intimate concert in Port Townsend at 8… Continue reading

Pat Donohue will fingerpick in a performance in Port Townsend this evening.