Jefferson County

Howard Street Extenison groundbreaking Friday in Port Townsend

The $6.5 million project will connect West Sims Way and Discovery Road.

Hayes Fire eats another 1,500 acres of Olympic National Park

Hayes Fire eats another 1,500 acres of Olympic National Park

Warm, dry weather has contributed to its explosive return.

Hayes Fire eats another 1,500 acres of Olympic National Park
Air Affaire ready for takeoff for fourth year

Air Affaire ready for takeoff for fourth year

Airplanes, balloons and classic cars will fill Sequim Valley Airport for the two-day Olympic Peninsula Air Affaire.

Air Affaire ready for takeoff for fourth year

Paint the Peninsula reception on Saturday at Port Angeles Fine Arts Center

On display will be artists’ impressions of the outdoor beauty of the North Olympic Peninsula.

Conditions set for Port Townsend teacher who threatened principal

Charges will be dropped if he can stay out of trouble for two years.

Free telescope viewing is available on Hurricane Ridge

John Goar will lead the gatherings into next month.

‘Cookin’ for the Cause’ to raise physical therapy funds

The winner-takes-all Forks cook-off will benefit the Washington Elks Therapy Program for children.

A glimpse of creative space is offered through the 18th annual Artists Studio Tour in Port Townsend

A glimpse of creative space is offered through the 18th annual Artists Studio Tour in Port Townsend

Thirty-two Port Townsend artists will open their studios for tours this weekend.

A glimpse of creative space is offered through the 18th annual Artists Studio Tour in Port Townsend
And the beat goes on … 2016 Olympic Music Festival continues this weekend in Port Townsend

And the beat goes on … 2016 Olympic Music Festival continues this weekend in Port Townsend

Three performances by GardenMusic will be offered at Fort Worden State Park in Port Townsend.

And the beat goes on … 2016 Olympic Music Festival continues this weekend in Port Townsend

Free entry to Olympic National Park this weekend

The fee-waiving is in honor of the National Park Service’s centennial this past Thursday.

It’s time to Make.Believe with a Northwind Arts Center exhibit

It’s time to Make.Believe with a Northwind Arts Center exhibit

Three artists will display their works through the month of September with an opening reception scheduled for Sept. 3.

It’s time to Make.Believe with a Northwind Arts Center exhibit

LETTER: Goat-tying is a cruel ‘sport’ that needs to end

I doubt any cowgirl would submit her horse to this barbaric “amusement.”

Music in the air: Concerts in the Barn series returns to Quilcene

Music in the air: Concerts in the Barn series returns to Quilcene

The Iglitzin farm will host two free performances this weekend.

Music in the air: Concerts in the Barn series returns to Quilcene

NEWS BRIEFS: Business networking group sets up shop in Sequim … and other items.

News events on the North Olympic Peninsula.

Shakespeare, free swim and concerts this weekend

Shakespeare, a free swim and lunch and a rockabilly concert in Quilcene are among the activities.

Tribes to tell of gaps in health, education and justice on reservations

The panel discussion will provide input for an updated report on federal investments in the Native American tribes.

Birthday party, free entry at Olympic National Park to mark Park Service centennial

Birthday party, free entry at Olympic National Park to mark Park Service centennial

The event celebrates the establishment of the National Park Service on Aug. 25, 1916.

Birthday party, free entry at Olympic National Park to mark Park Service centennial

Paint the Peninsula artists capture outdoor beauty

Tickets to the reception and awards ceremony are $30 in advance or $35 at the door.