Jefferson County

NEWS BRIEFS: Donations still sought for Walk to End Alzheimer’s … and other items

Soroptimist International of Port Angeles Noon Club members formed a team to participate in the inaugural North Olympic Peninsula Walk to End… Continue reading

Shooting range to move? Fort Discovery owner eyes Tarboo area for facility

Shooting range to move? Fort Discovery owner eyes Tarboo area for facility

A proposed shooting and archery range on 40 acres near Tarboo Lake, if approved for a permit, would become Cedar Hills Recreational Facility,… Continue reading

Shooting range to move? Fort Discovery owner eyes Tarboo area for facility

South County residents feel quake near Silverdale

BRINNON— A small earthquake that shook the homes of residents in south Jefferson County was one of three reported by the U.S. Geological Survey in… Continue reading

EYE ON JEFFERSON: County planners to discuss housing

The Jefferson County Planning Commission will discuss the final Comprehensive Plan vision statement and an update on the housing element when they meet at 5:30… Continue reading

Huge fee hike for park proposed; National Park Service seeks rise to $70 for one vehicle, one week

Huge fee hike for park proposed; National Park Service seeks rise to $70 for one vehicle, one week

Could a single visit to the Elwha Valley, Hurricane Ridge or the Sol Duc Salmon Cascades cost $70? That’s what the… Continue reading

Huge fee hike for park proposed; National Park Service seeks rise to $70 for one vehicle, one week
Spooks, haunts, activities planned for Halloween

Spooks, haunts, activities planned for Halloween

An array of haunted houses, pumpkin carving contests and other activities are on tap for this year’s Halloween celebrations across the North Olympic Peninsula. HAUNTED… Continue reading

Spooks, haunts, activities planned for Halloween

Jefferson commissioners set public hearing on changes to Chimacum Creek no-shooting ordinance

The Jefferson County commissioners have approved a public hearing to gather comment on two ordinances to amend a no-shooting measure for an… Continue reading

Port of Port Townsend open house gathers input on Point Hudson

Port of Port Townsend open house gathers input on Point Hudson

Community members filled the Port of Port Townsend’s open house to learn about possible developments at Point Hudson that could affect the… Continue reading

Port of Port Townsend open house gathers input on Point Hudson
Stores reopen after flooding: Water inundates PT businesses

Stores reopen after flooding: Water inundates PT businesses

Business in Port Townsend’s Undertown is back in full swing after stores were forced to close due to flooding, which inundated some… Continue reading

Stores reopen after flooding: Water inundates PT businesses
Free film to focus on mental illness

Free film to focus on mental illness

The Jefferson County branch of the National Alliance on Mental Illness will host a free film Saturday at the Rose Theater in… Continue reading

Free film to focus on mental illness
‘Environmental Variations’ opens at Northwind Arts Center

‘Environmental Variations’ opens at Northwind Arts Center

The Northwind Arts Center’s exhibit “Environmental Variations” features ceramic and wood sculptures by Krista Lutz, contemporary landscapes by Jeff Olson and panoramic… Continue reading

‘Environmental Variations’ opens at Northwind Arts Center

Coho survey and fundraiser coming up on Peninsula

Training for surveying coho and an “ending homelessness” fundraiser run are among upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also is available on the… Continue reading

Danika The Jeb to perform in Coyle

Danika The Jeb to perform in Coyle

She’s a songwriter who was almost a doctor. He’s a guitar aficionado who owns and operates his own guitar instruction company. Together, Danika… Continue reading

Danika The Jeb to perform in Coyle

Drug Take Back Day set Saturday

Jefferson and Clallam County residents can dispose of unused, unwanted or expired prescription or over-the-counter medications during the nationwide Drug Take Back Day on Saturday.… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Joseph Campbell and the origin of ‘trick-or-treat’

IN 1980-82, I had the privilege of organizing lectures for Joseph Campbell, a scholar of the world’s myths who became a public figure the spring… Continue reading

Jim Alden’s legacy of paintings on display at Port Townsend Library

Jim Alden’s legacy of paintings on display at Port Townsend Library

The call for Aldens went out, and the public response did not disappoint. Thirty-four of Jim Alden’s paintings from 23 collectors will… Continue reading

Jim Alden’s legacy of paintings on display at Port Townsend Library

LETTER: Politicians with vision will support Medicare for All proposal

Medicare for All, which The Associated Press recently reported would have the government pay for all medical services, is about more than health care. It… Continue reading

LETTER: Stand for the flag and national anthem

When our national anthem is played, one should stand proudly, face our flag, hand or hat over your heart or a proper hand salute. Anything… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Olympic Hot Springs Road repair starts Monday … and other items

Olympic Hot Springs Road in the Elwha Valley will be inaccessible to public travel above the Glines Canyon Overlook beginning Monday. The… Continue reading

Port of Port Townsend to continue budget discussions

Port of Port Townsend to continue budget discussions

Budget discussions will continue after Port of Port Townsend commissioners decided to take no action on the third draft of the port’s… Continue reading

Port of Port Townsend to continue budget discussions