Jefferson County

LETTER: A vote for Jill Stein is a vote for values, not the lesser of two evils

The Green Party candidate has taken no money from Wall Street and supports many of the platforms Bernie Sanders did.

Lawsuits an issue in lands commissioner debate held in Port Angeles

Lawsuits an issue in lands commissioner debate held in Port Angeles

Steve McLaughlin and his opponent, Hilary Franz, squared off during the last of their nine general election campaign forums.

Lawsuits an issue in lands commissioner debate held in Port Angeles

Identity of man whose body was found near Irondale remains a mystery

Officials say the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is awaiting toxicology reports before it determines the cause of death.

Second half of property tax payments due Monday in Clallam, Jefferson counties

Payments must be postmarked, paid in person at the Clallam or Jefferson County courthouses, or dropped into a drop box to avoid delinquent fees.

LETTER: Danille Turissini a fine choice for state Senate

The “independent GOP” candidate agrees with me on two vital things: transgenders in restrooms and no to a state income tax.

LETTER: Initiative 1491 would violate due process

The extreme-risk protection order measure would allow ex-parte hearings that benefit only one person: the accuser.

LETTER: This election may be our last chance to save our country

You may not like our choices, but a Trump win will ensure America’s greatness.

LETTER: We can’t afford not to vote this November

I say enough is enough due to legislative inaction on gun violence since the Sandy Hook shootings.

Initiative 1501 subplot: Fight between union, conservative group

The measure would stiffen penalties for identify theft and consumer fraud against seniors or disabled citizens. Opponents say the real purpose is to change the state Public Records Act.

Applications for Port Townsend historic preservation loans due Friday

Applications for Port Townsend historic preservation loans due Friday

Applicants in historic buildings can get $1,000 to $40,000 through a low interest loan in Port Townsend Main Street HUD program.

Applications for Port Townsend historic preservation loans due Friday
Study: Human-caused warming burns more Western forests

Study: Human-caused warming burns more Western forests

Research says global warming contributed an additional 16,000 square miles of burned forests from 1984 to 2015.

Study: Human-caused warming burns more Western forests

Inslee, Clinton still atop latest polls in Washington state

Gov. Jay Inslee had more than 50 percent of voter support and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has a 17-point lead over Republican Donald Trump in a new poll.

LETTER: Climate change due to biblical prophecy, not man-made acts

Climate change goes further than Al Gore and his opportunistic political cronies.

LETTER: Port Townsend family’s good deeds detailed in ‘Back When’ column

We were delighted to learn of the Pluts’ many contributions and their legacy.

Peninsula College to host grand opening of its new Port Townsend campus Monday

Peninsula College to host grand opening of its new Port Townsend campus Monday

The public, students and staff are invited from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. for a brief ceremony, refreshments and a view of the remodeled building in Fort Worden State Park.

Peninsula College to host grand opening of its new Port Townsend campus Monday

Doctors in Clallam, Jefferson counties turning to medically assisted treatment for opioid addiction

About a dozen doctors in Clallam County and several in Jefferson County prescribe Suboxone, a drug that contains buprenorphine and is used to treat people addicted to opioids.