Jefferson County

Johnson, Coughenour lead in Clallam County races after early election returns

Johnson, Coughenour lead in Clallam County races after early election returns

Randy Johnson, who filed with no party preference, was defeating Democrat Ron Richards for the county board of commissioners seat now held… Continue reading

Johnson, Coughenour lead in Clallam County races after early election returns
Dean leading Thomas for Jefferson County commissioner post

Dean leading Thomas for Jefferson County commissioner post

Kate Dean was trouncing Tim Thomas for the Jefferson County commissioner, Position 1, seat in the initial count of general election ballots… Continue reading

Dean leading Thomas for Jefferson County commissioner post
Trump elected president, calls for unity

Trump elected president, calls for unity

Donald Trump, a New York real estate developer and former reality television star, was elected president of the United States… Continue reading

Trump elected president, calls for unity
Election returns show Inslee, justices leading in state races

Election returns show Inslee, justices leading in state races

Incumbent Gov. Jay Inslee was leading challenger Bill Bryant in early election returns Tuesday in the all-mail contest that likely won’t be decided… Continue reading

Election returns show Inslee, justices leading in state races
Veterans to be honored on North Olympic Peninsula

Veterans to be honored on North Olympic Peninsula

Veterans will be celebrated with ceremonies across the North Olympic Peninsula this week. While most commemorations are on Friday, Veterans Day, some are planned Thursday.… Continue reading

Veterans to be honored on North Olympic Peninsula
Port Ludlow residents air logging mediation concerns with Jefferson commissioners

Port Ludlow residents air logging mediation concerns with Jefferson commissioners

More than a dozen Port Ludlow residents at the Jefferson County commissioners’ meeting Monday shared concerns on a perceived lack of progress… Continue reading

Port Ludlow residents air logging mediation concerns with Jefferson commissioners

NEWS BRIEFS: Small quakes registered in waters off PT … and other items

Two small earthquakes were reported Monday in Puget Sound off Port Townsend. The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network recorded the first — with… Continue reading

General election ballots due today in Jefferson County

Today is Election Day. General election ballots are due by 8 p.m. if placed in drop boxes and earlier in the day… Continue reading

LETTER: Remember to take care in order to give care

As a member of the Washington State Council on Aging, I am writing this letter because November is National Family Caregivers Month. The theme for… Continue reading

General election ballots due Tuesday as races for office near conclusion

One more day. After the polls close Tuesday, Americans will know who won the presidency as the grueling national race comes to… Continue reading

Port Townsend City Council to hold public hearing on pot shop buffer zones tonight

The Port Townsend City Council will conduct a public hearing on the city Planning Commission’s recommendation to shrink some buffer zones around… Continue reading

Mudslide blocks one lane of Highway 20 in Port Townsend

Mudslide blocks one lane of Highway 20 in Port Townsend

A mudslide blocked the westbound lane of state Highway 20 in Port Townsend on Sunday afternoon. Police and city public works worked… Continue reading

Mudslide blocks one lane of Highway 20 in Port Townsend
Judge’s order revives movement to remove Snake River dams

Judge’s order revives movement to remove Snake River dams

Conservationists and others have renewed a push to remove four giant dams from the Snake River… Continue reading

Judge’s order revives movement to remove Snake River dams

LETTER: Re-elect Barney Burke to the Jefferson Public Utility District

The PUD commissioner has the temperament and strategic thinking to continue making the utility a job well done.

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Here are the various business meetings this week across the North Olympic Peninsula.

NEWS BRIEFS: PT reading series talk set Thursday; history presentation set

The Northwind Reading Series will present Sally Albiso and Jeannine Hall Gailey at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Northwind Arts Center, 701… Continue reading

Washington state elector says he won’t vote for Clinton

Washington state elector says he won’t vote for Clinton

A Democratic elector in Washington state said he won’t vote for Hillary Clinton even if she… Continue reading

Washington state elector says he won’t vote for Clinton

Campaign money pours in statewide days before election

More than $136 million in campaign contributions have poured into Washington state races as voters on Nov.… Continue reading

Jefferson County ballot return rate highest in state at more than 57 percent

More than 57 percent of registered voters in Jefferson County have returned ballots in the Nov. 8 general election — a county… Continue reading