Jefferson County

LETTER: Help turn this blue state red Nov. 8

Hillary Clinton’s governance machine would control us in a matter of weeks.

LETTER: Vote Tim Thomas for a fiscally responsible Jefferson commissioner

Past commissioners have been negligent in getting a Tri-Area sewer project to break ground.

LETTER: Wake up, America, and see the difference between Bible, government

One recent example: The Bible says marriage between same sexes is an abomination, yet the Supreme Court recently make it the rule of the land.

Olympia initiative called test case for state income tax

Olympia initiative called test case for state income tax

Washington voters have rejected personal income tax-related measures at the statewide ballot several times over the past eight decades. Now voters in the… Continue reading

Olympia initiative called test case for state income tax
Scientists call for breaching dams to save Southern Resident orcas

Scientists call for breaching dams to save Southern Resident orcas

Researchers who track the endangered population of orcas that frequent Washington state waters said three whales are… Continue reading

Scientists call for breaching dams to save Southern Resident orcas
Spooky sights to haunt Peninsula downtowns Halloween afternoon

Spooky sights to haunt Peninsula downtowns Halloween afternoon

Little monsters decked out in costumes and seeking treats will swarm with their parents through downtown streets in Port Townsend, Sequim and Port Angeles on… Continue reading

Spooky sights to haunt Peninsula downtowns Halloween afternoon

Update of ballot return rates on Peninsula

Ballots coming in for Nov. 8 general election

Art exhibit, movie screening and harvest dinner this weekend

And other events and activities throughout the North Olympic Peninsula.

Work underway on damaged section of Rialto revetment at La Push

Work underway on damaged section of Rialto revetment at La Push

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers estimates that the repairs on the 300-foot-long section of the protective jetty will be finished in about three weeks.

Work underway on damaged section of Rialto revetment at La Push
Where the money is going: Port Townsend School Board discusses levy funds

Where the money is going: Port Townsend School Board discusses levy funds

“We’re in the fourth year and a four-year levy with $2 million,” one school board member said. “That means we’ve done everything pretty cost-effectively.”

Where the money is going: Port Townsend School Board discusses levy funds
Peninsula College celebrates grand opening of its newly redone Port Townsend location

Peninsula College celebrates grand opening of its newly redone Port Townsend location

The $6 million renovation of Building 202 at Fort Worden State Park broke ground last year and is a significant upgrade over the college’s old location.

Peninsula College celebrates grand opening of its newly redone Port Townsend location
Serenity House of Clallam County, police team up to connect homeless with services

Serenity House of Clallam County, police team up to connect homeless with services

Serenity House’s Viola Ware walks with Port Angeles Police Sgt. Jason Viada to places where people are known to camp to ensure they know the services available.

Serenity House of Clallam County, police team up to connect homeless with services

Port Angeles seeking donation of holiday fir tree for Conrad Dyer Fountain

The 35- to 40-foot-tall Douglas fir would start sparkling with 10,000 lights on Nov. 26 and shine until just after New Year’s Day.

OTA finds a lot of fun in musical murder-mystery “Something’s Afoot”
OTA finds a lot of fun in musical murder-mystery “Something’s Afoot”
Haunted houses, parties and pumpkin events set for weekend

Haunted houses, parties and pumpkin events set for weekend

Scary events and tours will take place along with many family-friendly parties and activities from Chimacum and Brinnon to Forks.

Haunted houses, parties and pumpkin events set for weekend
Author visit celebrates region’s ‘Boys in the Boat’ connection

Author visit celebrates region’s ‘Boys in the Boat’ connection

Daniel James Brown will make two appearances in Port Angeles on Saturday.

Author visit celebrates region’s ‘Boys in the Boat’ connection
ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS: Two library concerts next weekend … and other items
ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS: Two library concerts next weekend … and other items
Father, son to share stories of the mountains

Father, son to share stories of the mountains

Mt. Everest climbers Jim Whittaker and his son, Leif, will talk of their lives and exploits.

Father, son to share stories of the mountains
From Russia with love: Hermitage Piano Trio comes to Port Townsend

From Russia with love: Hermitage Piano Trio comes to Port Townsend

This performance is the first of five in the 2016-2017 Port Townsend Chamber Music Series organized by the Centrum Foundation.

From Russia with love: Hermitage Piano Trio comes to Port Townsend