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Saturday dinner to fund Mexican women’s scholarships
Mujeres de Maíz is an organization based in Sequim which supports education for young women in Chiapas, Mexico.
Two musicians to share Port Townsend stage tonight
Nancy Rumbel, a Grammy-award winning multi-instrumentalist, will perform with cellist and vocalist Jami Sieber at the Madrona MindBody Institute.
Fort Worden Lifelong Learning Center authority hopes for two state grants for Makers Square
“However, whether we get that money is dependent on the Legislature appropriating those funds in the next legislative session,” the executive director says.
Jefferson County refinances bond to save money on debt service
The refinance will lower the county’s interest rates, saving the county and JeffCom 911 a combined $153,307 over 14 years, the county treasurer said.
Two Peninsula schools win grants for student projects
Crescent School in Joyce and Blue Heron Middle School in Port Townsend each earned a $4,000 grant.
More than 19 percent of Jefferson County ballots returned
Voting continues until 8 p.m. Nov. 8.
Little change in Peninsula unemployment
The seasonally adjusted statewide jobless rate dipped from a revised 5.7 percent in August to a preliminary 5.6 percent in September.
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.
NEWS BRIEFS: Fall vintage market offered in Port Angeles this weekend … and other items
News items on the North Olympic Peninsula.
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.
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.
NEWS BRIEFS: Benson Road neighborhood watch meeting set today in Port Angeles … and other items
News items for the North Olympic Peninsula.
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
Applicants in historic buildings can get $1,000 to $40,000 through a low interest loan in Port Townsend Main Street HUD program.
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.