Jefferson County

Bill Peach

Marbled murrelet plans to have little impact on county harvests, says Clallam commissioner

“The reason is there’s been a lot of work done already in Clallam County to protect the [northern spotted] owl,” Bill Peach said.

Bill Peach
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A GROWING CONCERN: Diligence due with onset of rain

Even a few dropped petals can spell mold and mildew at this time of year.

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BACK WHEN: Dr. and Mrs. Plut arrive in Port Ludlow

BACK WHEN: Dr. and Mrs. Plut arrive in Port Ludlow

The early experiences of Dr. and Mrs. Plut in Port Ludlow are chronicled.

BACK WHEN: Dr. and Mrs. Plut arrive in Port Ludlow

BIRD WATCH: Audubon offers a wealth of information

From newsletters to gorgeous rendered websites, its chapters offer it all.

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

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

HELP LINE: Use nursing home experiences to make lists

Hearing the story of a friend’s mother’s experiences in the nursing home inspired writer to make lists of her own.

Jefferson County growing but economy needs more young people, official says

Jefferson County growing but economy needs more young people, official says

“Jefferson County has an entrepreneurial spirit, but we’re also looking to create jobs that people can come back for and raise their family on.”

Jefferson County growing but economy needs more young people, official says
Judge: Clark County liable for clearing out homeless camps

Judge: Clark County liable for clearing out homeless camps

The judge said county work crews violated the constitutional rights of at least a half-dozen homeless residents when they threw out their belongings during sweeps.

Judge: Clark County liable for clearing out homeless camps
State to increase testing of pot for pesticides

State to increase testing of pot for pesticides

The state’s Liquor and Cannabis Board said Thursday it’s paying more than $1 million to buy new equipment and hire two full-time workers to conduct the tests.

State to increase testing of pot for pesticides
Three hurt in crash on Elwha River bridge west of Port Angeles

Three hurt in crash on Elwha River bridge west of Port Angeles

Emmett D. Treichel, 77, had suffered an unspecified medical emergency and was hurt in the head-on collision.

Three hurt in crash on Elwha River bridge west of Port Angeles
Two hurt in wreck south of Chimacum

Two hurt in wreck south of Chimacum

An Edmonds woman was listed in critical condition Saturday.

Two hurt in wreck south of Chimacum
Three persons taken to hospital in Elwha River Bridge crash

Three persons taken to hospital in Elwha River Bridge crash

Washington State Patrol reported that the driver of one vehicle suffered a medical emergency and crossed the center line.

Three persons taken to hospital in Elwha River Bridge crash

Wastewater treatment plant planned across the water

According to project board member Jane Bird, the latest project has a much smaller footprint, larger setbacks and is significantly less money than the previous plan.

More blasting done on Elwha River dam site

More blasting done on Elwha River dam site

Boulders, rebar could present barrier in future if not removed, park says.

More blasting done on Elwha River dam site
Port Townsend Film Festival announces special guests

Port Townsend Film Festival announces special guests

The festival, planned Sept. 23-25, will feature actress Karen Allen, actor and director Andrew Perez, director and composer Alexander Janko and director Charlie Soap.

Port Townsend Film Festival announces special guests
State details conservation area expansion plans for Jefferson commissioners

State details conservation area expansion plans for Jefferson commissioners

The state Department of Natural Resources would expand Devil’s Lake Natural Resources Conservation Area and Dabob Bay Natural Area.

State details conservation area expansion plans for Jefferson commissioners

‘Anything goes’ weather predicted for Pacific Northwest’s winter

For much of 2016, forecasters thought a mild La Nina — the opposite of El Nino — was forming, but that expectation has changed.