Jefferson County

National Park Service denies Port Angeles’ claim on Elwha Water Facilities

National Park Service denies Port Angeles’ claim on Elwha Water Facilities

The National Park Service has denied Port Angeles’ $60 million claim regarding the Elwha River Surface Water Intake and treatment facilities, continuing… Continue reading

National Park Service denies Port Angeles’ claim on Elwha Water Facilities
Port Townsend Paper mill, union working under new contract

Port Townsend Paper mill, union working under new contract

Port Townsend Paper Corp. and United Steelworkers Local 175 have come to an agreement on a five-year contract after minor revisions to… Continue reading

Port Townsend Paper mill, union working under new contract
Michael Dashiell (2)/Olympic Peninsula News Group                                Construction for the new Coastal Farms store on East Washington Street begins in earnest last week. The business will be housed in both the former Staples and Del’s Feed Supply buildings.

Coastal Farm, Michaels and Ulta set to open in Sequim

Three new big-box retailers are coming to town. Sequim City Manager Charlie Bush announced at the… Continue reading

Michael Dashiell (2)/Olympic Peninsula News Group                                Construction for the new Coastal Farms store on East Washington Street begins in earnest last week. The business will be housed in both the former Staples and Del’s Feed Supply buildings.
Sails unfurl Saturday for 26th Shipwrights’ Regatta on Port Townsend Bay

Sails unfurl Saturday for 26th Shipwrights’ Regatta on Port Townsend Bay

Local sailors will kick off the sailing season Saturday with the 26th annual Shipwrights’ Regatta in Port Townsend Bay. “It’s a small,… Continue reading

Sails unfurl Saturday for 26th Shipwrights’ Regatta on Port Townsend Bay
Clallam auditor to replace elections supervisor after ballots mishap

Clallam auditor to replace elections supervisor after ballots mishap

Clallam County Auditor Shoona Riggs will start preparing next week to replace former Elections Supervisor Ken Hugoniot after 125 unopened, uncounted Nov.… Continue reading

Clallam auditor to replace elections supervisor after ballots mishap
Fort Worden volunteers win big in State Parks awards

Fort Worden volunteers win big in State Parks awards

Volunteers from Fort Worden were well-represented in this year’s Washington State Parks Volunteer Awards, earning accolades for the thousands of hours they… Continue reading

Fort Worden volunteers win big in State Parks awards
Jefferson Sheriff’s Office investigating burglary at recreational pot shop

Jefferson Sheriff’s Office investigating burglary at recreational pot shop

An investigation is underway after the North Olympic Peninsula’s first recreational marijuana retailer was burglarized, losing thousands of dollars in product. Sea… Continue reading

Jefferson Sheriff’s Office investigating burglary at recreational pot shop
Port Angeles City Council to tackle second-class city issues tonight

Port Angeles City Council to tackle second-class city issues tonight

City Council members will discuss a timeline tonight for determining the legality of electing an entirely new City Council as part of… Continue reading

Port Angeles City Council to tackle second-class city issues tonight

Jefferson Public Utility District works out the kinks on low-income rates program

Jefferson County Public Utility District commissioners are still working out the final details on a program to help low-income residents of Jefferson… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Weather delays Port Angeles paving work until Monday … and other items

Snow and freezing temperatures delayed paving work scheduled in several locations this week, and the work is now expected to take place… Continue reading

Barn dance to help beat the blues in Sequim this Saturday

Barn dance to help beat the blues in Sequim this Saturday

Five Acre School will host its ninth annual Beat the Blues Barn Dance on Saturday, featuring… Continue reading

Barn dance to help beat the blues in Sequim this Saturday

A story about a princess, fox to enliven Ludlow stage this weekend

An enchanted princess, a mischievous fox and singalong songs will come to life in “The Enchanted Tail,” a Port Ludlow Performing Arts… Continue reading

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Healthy leg day event set for PA; ReCyclery’s manager moving to Marine Thrift

Jim’s Pharmacy will hold a “Healthy Leg Day” event on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Those interested can stop by… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: The mystery of being

namely, to awaken and maintain in an individual a… Continue reading

LETTER: Derangement disorder has affected discontent Democrats

The self-proclaimed party of diversity, tolerance and inclusiveness has been on full display since its crushing defeat in November. Republican wins in the House, Senate… Continue reading

LETTER: In face of stepped-up immigration enforcement, here’s what you can do

Our current president has promised to step up enforcement and increase deportations. What can we do? We can call Jefferson County Sheriff David Stanko at… Continue reading

Guest conductor Gil Seeley will lead the Port Townsend Community Orchestra on Sunday in the Chimacum High School auditorium.

Port Townsend Orchestra lifts instruments for Sunday concert

Guest conductor Gil Seeley will lead the Port Townsend Community Orchestra for a Sunday concert titled “Mozart and More” in the Chimacum High… Continue reading

Guest conductor Gil Seeley will lead the Port Townsend Community Orchestra on Sunday in the Chimacum High School auditorium.
Washington House passes education proposal

Washington House passes education proposal

The House on Wednesday approved its education funding proposal, but majority Democrats haven’t yet decided how… Continue reading

Washington House passes education proposal
Mill official: Nippon has pared down production

Mill official: Nippon has pared down production

Nippon Paper Industries USA has cut operations since late January, Steve Johnson, mill vice president and power manager, said Wednesday. The paper… Continue reading

Mill official: Nippon has pared down production

NEWS BRIEFS: Coalition meeting set for Joyce … and other items

The public is invited to attend Crescent United Community Coalition’s monthly meeting today at 5:30 p.m. Held in the Crescent School library, located… Continue reading