Jefferson County

NEWS BRIEFS: Unity speaker to speak on Palm Sunday … and other items

Unity in the Olympics’ 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship service guest speaker will be Kim Perkins. Her lesson is titled “The Promise of… Continue reading

Plastic, radiation, wildflowers topics to be explored on Peninsula

A film about plastic in the oceans, a presentation about monitoring radiation and a search for wildflowers are among upcoming activities on the North Olympic… Continue reading

Search continues in Olympic National Park for missing Port Townsend man

Search continues in Olympic National Park for missing Port Townsend man

The search for a 22-year-old Port Townsend man reported missing along the Sol Duc River continues, an Olympic National Park official… Continue reading

Search continues in Olympic National Park for missing Port Townsend man

Clallam tables B&B law; commissioners want to allow more flexiblity

Aiming to strike a balance between the interests of rural residents and the bed-and-breakfast industry, Clallam County commissioners have tabled action on… Continue reading

Quilcene marina concerns: Panel seeks action by Port of Port Townsend

Quilcene marina concerns: Panel seeks action by Port of Port Townsend

Residents of Quilcene have formed a committee to bring their issues concerning the Herb Beck Marina to Port of Port Townsend officials. The… Continue reading

Quilcene marina concerns: Panel seeks action by Port of Port Townsend

College Vocal Jazz Ensemble sets spring shows

Peninsula College’s Vocal Jazz Ensemble has several spring shows scheduled at venues around the North Olympic Peninsula, beginning in Port Townsend today. Each show will… Continue reading

Community workshops on tsunamis set today, Friday

A “Tsunami Awareness Roadshow” will make stops in Port Angeles today and in Chimacum on Friday. The state Emergency Management Divisions Tsunami Workgroup will present… Continue reading

Scam seems to be from police department — it isn’t

The Port Townsend Police Department is warning residents to be careful when the phone rings: Their caller ID might be lying. At… Continue reading

Fatal fire believed to have been electrical

The fire that claimed a Port Townsend man’s life over the weekend likely was caused by an electrical issue, said Bill Beezley,… Continue reading

Two poets to read at Northwind Arts Center

The Northwind Reading Series will present An Evening with Two Sylvias Press at 7 p.m. Thursday. Poets Natasha Moni and Molly Tenenbaum… Continue reading

LETTER: Don’t take away from honoring loved one by littering

My sister and I just heard something today that troubled us deeply. Sometimes when a family is honoring a loved one who has been cremated… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Surplus Sequim city vehicles up for sale … and other items

Surplus Sequim city vehicles are on view now, with bids due by 3 p.m. Friday, April 21. The vehicles, which will be sold… Continue reading

PAT NEAL: In loving memory: Goin’s gone fishing

SEEN ANY GOOD movies lately? I did. It’s a love story where boy meets girl and then boy goes fishing. “The Memory of Fish” tells… Continue reading

Jefferson County campgrounds open for season

Jefferson County campgrounds open for season

Jefferson County campgrounds at Lake Leland, Quilcene and Oak Bay opened for the season Saturday, and none requires reservations. “We are looking… Continue reading

Jefferson County campgrounds open for season
Search underway in Olympic National Park for missing Port Townsend man

Search underway in Olympic National Park for missing Port Townsend man

Rangers were searching Tuesday for a 22-year-old Port Townsend man after his bike and camping gear were found on the side… Continue reading

Search underway in Olympic National Park for missing Port Townsend man
Sequim, Port Townsend in Top 10 of online contest for best Northwestern small town

Sequim, Port Townsend in Top 10 of online contest for best Northwestern small town

Two North Olympic Peninsula communities are in the top 10 in a regional online contest for the Best Northwestern Small Town, and, as of Sunday,… Continue reading

Sequim, Port Townsend in Top 10 of online contest for best Northwestern small town

Early quake warning system expands to Washington, Oregon

An early warning system for earthquakes has been expanded to Oregon and Washington, joining California in testing a prototype that… Continue reading

Lesotho Habitat director welcomed in Jefferson County

Lesotho Habitat director welcomed in Jefferson County

The East Jefferson County branch of Habitat for Humanity was visited by the Habitat for Humanity director for the nation of Lesotho,… Continue reading

Lesotho Habitat director welcomed in Jefferson County

Employee earns expert certification

Andrea Gilles of Professional Real Estate of Sequim recently earned the title of certified negotiation expert. She earned her certification through Real Estate… Continue reading

Tree removal to close Highway 101 at Lake Crescent for an hour Tuesday

A one-hour closure of U.S. Highway 101 along Lake Crescent is set to start at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. The closure at milepost… Continue reading