Jefferson County

Port of Port Townsend commissioners tackling 2017 budget this month

A public hearing on the spending plan is scheduled for Oct. 26.

Justice delayed? 6,000 rape kits sit untested

Justice delayed? 6,000 rape kits sit untested

State Rep. Gina McCabe’s goal for the state is to be the first in the country with no backlog.

Justice delayed? 6,000 rape kits sit untested

‘You could hear every crunch’: Washington man survives grizzly bear attack

Neil Rico survives face-to-face encounter with a 500-pound grizzly bear in Montana and escapes without broken bones or internal injuries.

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Here are the various business meetings this week across the North Olympic Peninsula.

Registration open for two Port Angeles Symphony Orchestra competitions

Entries are being accepted through Dec. 1 for the 2017 Young Artist and Junior Young Artist competitions.

North Olympic Healthcare Network, OMC, Swedish team up on new residency program

North Olympic Healthcare Network, OMC, Swedish team up on new residency program

Official: first-of-its kind program will have residents training in Port Angeles and could combat doctor shortage

North Olympic Healthcare Network, OMC, Swedish team up on new residency program
State Senate candidates differ on taxes, guns, wages at general election forum in Port Angeles

State Senate candidates differ on taxes, guns, wages at general election forum in Port Angeles

Kevin Van De Wege and Danille Turissini are vying for the 24th District state Senate seat being vacated by Jim Hargrove, who is retiring.

State Senate candidates differ on taxes, guns, wages at general election forum in Port Angeles
Working for the earth: Students train for ecological projects

Working for the earth: Students train for ecological projects

Thirteen students from three high schools in East Jefferson County have finished field training for the newly accredited Watershed Science and Stewardship Class.

Working for the earth: Students train for ecological projects
BACK WHEN: The Pluts move to Port Townsend

BACK WHEN: The Pluts move to Port Townsend

Doctor Harry and Dorothy Plut closed their medical clinic in Port Ludlow and moved to Port Townsend in March 1936.

BACK WHEN: The Pluts move to Port Townsend

BIRD WATCH: Land of the raven in Navajo Country where four corners meet

Miles from nowhere, there is almost no visible life in Monument Valley except for one creature: a bird.

HELP LINE: Now is the time to apply to be a Tax-Aide volunteer

Tax-Aide volunteers must submit an applicaiton, study the material and attend two weekends of training.

LETTER: Clinton needs look no further than herself for a ‘deplorable’

Her inaction on Benghazi was among a handful of incidents that makes her a “deplorable,” not Republicans.

LETTER: Shame on Mike Pence for his support of Trump’s immorality

The Indiana governor snubs the biblical direction to “flee from sexual immorality” and throws his own integrity under the bus.

LETTER: Vote for Initiative 735 to get big money out of politics

The measure calls for a repeal of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision.

State Board of Natural Resources to talk timber harvests Monday

State Board of Natural Resources to talk timber harvests Monday

The six-member panel will tackle the issue of impacts of riparian harvests on the 10-year sustainable harvest calculation at its special meeting in Olympia.

State Board of Natural Resources to talk timber harvests Monday

Clallam, Jefferson power crews still working to restore power

Power has been restored to much of the West End that experienced an outage on Friday.

Twisted History Tours and Haunt Town team up to offer combo deal on local frights

Twisted History Tours and Haunt Town team up to offer combo deal on local frights

Visitors can learn of the area’s reported supernatural happenings with proceeds supporting local organizations.

Twisted History Tours and Haunt Town team up to offer combo deal on local frights