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Port Townsend museum debuts new literary exhibit

Port Townsend museum debuts new literary exhibit

The Jefferson Museum of Art & History will host an opening reception tonight for “Printed Word in Port Townsend: Literary Presses of the 1970s and ’80s.”

Port Townsend museum debuts new literary exhibit
North Olympic Peninsula preps for ‘Big One’ with Great ShakeOut

North Olympic Peninsula preps for ‘Big One’ with Great ShakeOut

Tsunami sirens will sound for three minutes during Thursday’s global earthquake drill, while events will take place across the region.

North Olympic Peninsula preps for ‘Big One’ with Great ShakeOut
Fourth and largest new home moved into Port Townsend

Fourth and largest new home moved into Port Townsend

Following on the heels of three other homes floated in on barges from Victoria, B.C., a fourth one from Mt. Vernon made its way through Port Townsend on Tuesday.

Fourth and largest new home moved into Port Townsend
Homemade boat sinks after clipping Port Townsend pier

Homemade boat sinks after clipping Port Townsend pier

“It was a little more horsepower than this boat could handle, and the steering wasn’t there,” the boat owner said.

Homemade boat sinks after clipping Port Townsend pier

LETTER: Vote yes on extreme-risk protection order initiative

The common-sense measure has been endorsed by those from all walks of life.

Port Townsend School of the Arts sets up Day of the Dead altar for community

Port Townsend School of the Arts sets up Day of the Dead altar for community

The public is invited to decorate it in honor of the Day of the Dead, which is celebrated in November.

Port Townsend School of the Arts sets up Day of the Dead altar for community

LETTER: Reject extreme-risk protection order initiative

The measure, I-1491, gives no due process of law. What about “innocent until proven guilty”?

PAT NEAL: Season for stalking wild chanterelle

The wily fungus can make mushroom picking an adventure.

Prosecutors: Former Oak Harbor man broke gun check law

Mark Mercado, 25, was charged last week in Island County Superior Court with unlawful transfer of a firearm, KING-TV and Northwest News Network reported.

Peninsula businesses impacted by tourism invited to two-day summit this month

Olympic Peninsula Tourism Commission’s annual gathering is set for Oct. 27-28 at Fort Worden Commons.

A few competitive races could change control of state Legislature

A few competitive races could change control of state Legislature

State Democrats hope to regain control of the Senate and Republicans have their eye on a majority in the House.

A few competitive races could change control of state Legislature
Hearing set today for alleged Port Angeles bus attacker

Hearing set today for alleged Port Angeles bus attacker

Riley Edge White, 59, had a review hearing set over because an update on a psychological evaluation of White was needed.

Hearing set today for alleged Port Angeles bus attacker
US Bank makes $2,000 donation to Port Angeles Symphony program

US Bank makes $2,000 donation to Port Angeles Symphony program

The donation will go help with the Adventures in Music program

US Bank makes $2,000 donation to Port Angeles Symphony program

Port Ludlow Associates partners with Coldwell Banker Bain and new broker

Partnership will work with philosophy of focusing on new construction rather than the resale residential market

Storm forecast to be historic fizzles on North Olympic Peninsula

Storm forecast to be historic fizzles on North Olympic Peninsula

Winds caused outages and took down trees and limbs, but on a smaller scale than the area had expected.

Storm forecast to be historic fizzles on North Olympic Peninsula
North Olympic Peninsula’s first limited-license legal technician is sworn in

North Olympic Peninsula’s first limited-license legal technician is sworn in

Vanessa Ridgway is only the 17th such technician in the state, offering a new resource for those who cannot afford a lawyer.

North Olympic Peninsula’s first limited-license legal technician is sworn in