Jefferson County

EYE ON OLYMPIA: House, Senate move toward budget package

The 24th Legislative District’s representatives voted in favor of the House’s two-year $44.9 billion state budget that seeks to spend an additional $1.9… Continue reading

‘An Enemy of the People’ begins Thursday

‘An Enemy of the People’ begins Thursday

Ego, fear and the public good clash on stage in Key City Public Theatre’s production of Henrik Ibsen’s classic “An Enemy of… Continue reading

‘An Enemy of the People’ begins Thursday
Noel Coward’s “Nude With Violin” is performed at the Port Ludlow Bay Club.

‘Nude with Violin’ to put on a show in Port Ludlow starting Thursday

It’s Paris in 1954, and world-renowned painter Paul Sorodin is dead. Mon dieu! Noel Coward’s satirical play “Nude with Violin” will be… Continue reading

Noel Coward’s “Nude With Violin” is performed at the Port Ludlow Bay Club.

NEWS BRIEFS: Tickets on sale for PT Kiwanis party; Olympic Peninsula students make honor roll at Central Washington University

The Kiwanis Club of Port Townsend will host its fourth annual Rock & Roll Party from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday… Continue reading

Registration open for Washington Coast Cleanup

Registration open for Washington Coast Cleanup

Registration is open now for the Washington Coast Cleanup on April 29. Every April for the past 10 years, Washington CoastSavers and its partners and… Continue reading

Registration open for Washington Coast Cleanup

A GROWING CONCERN: From the ground up, soil critical for garden’s foundation

HERE WE ARE, already two days into April, the month that really kicks up the gardening work. With that said, I realize it has been… Continue reading

Attorney general: Tim Eyman misused initiative donations

Attorney general: Tim Eyman misused initiative donations

State Attorney General Bob Ferguson has filed a $2.1 million lawsuit against anti-tax initiative promoter Tim Eyman… Continue reading

Attorney general: Tim Eyman misused initiative donations

Bill to toughen rules around oil transport clears key hurdle

A House bill aimed at increasing the safety around oil transportation on land and water has cleared a key committee.… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Spring winds provide easy power for migrant travelers overhead

MARCH WASN’T EXACTLY lamb-like when it was leaving, and I’m hoping April will forget about bringing showers. Not only was the month of March just… Continue reading

Deadline Monday for Heart of Service nominations

THIS IS THE last call for nominations for the 2017 Jefferson County Heart of Service Award. The nomination deadline is 5 p.m. Monday. The annual… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Luncheon meetings are Wednesdays at noon at Blakeslee’s Bar &Grill, 1222 S. Forks Ave. This Wednesday’s gathering will feature a… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Don’t panic and remember: Medicare happens

THIS IS WEEK No. 3 of describing the Medicare Machine. I am not going to regurgitate the past few weeks’ columns, because that would place… Continue reading

House passes two-year $44.9 billion state budget

House passes two-year $44.9 billion state budget

The House has passed a $44.9 billion state budget that seeks to spend an additional $1.9… Continue reading

House passes two-year $44.9 billion state budget
This image, from the Library of Congress shows a sign placed on an Oakland, Calif., store Dec. 8, 1941, the day after the attack on Pearl Harbor. The store was closed after the internment order was issued. The owner, a University of California graduate, was housed with hundreds of evacuees in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration of the war.

Japanese-American internment explored in images, lecture

A traveling exhibit, “The Tragedy of War: Japanese-American Internment,” will be on display at the Port Angeles Library beginning Thursday, followed by… Continue reading

This image, from the Library of Congress shows a sign placed on an Oakland, Calif., store Dec. 8, 1941, the day after the attack on Pearl Harbor. The store was closed after the internment order was issued. The owner, a University of California graduate, was housed with hundreds of evacuees in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration of the war.

LETTER: ‘Fat rats’ in Olympia voting for the fat cats, not the little guys

The state Senate has voted to tax property owners (this mostly means the little guy) to pay for education. The Democrats wanted to institute a… Continue reading

LETTER: Climate change deniers are the ultimate hypocrites

How convenient it must be for climate change deniers to only have to believe in the science that allows them to fly in jet airliners,… Continue reading

LETTER: I agree with the letter on maternity-related deaths, but it got the facts wrong

A letter to the editor published March 30 (“‘Anti-choice’ critic”) claimed that “the state of Texas doubled its rate of maternity-related deaths, from 18 percent… Continue reading

LETTER: Recent letter writer’s defense of Malkin blatantly biased

How quaint of former Clallam County commissioner and right-wing columnist Martha Ireland to write the [March 16] letter in Peninsula Voices, “Retain Malkin,” and defend… Continue reading

LETTER: Wild Olympics legislation looks to a vibrant, sustainable future for Peninsula

I applaud U.S. Sen. Patty Murray and U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer for re-introducing the Wild Olympics bill in the new Congress. The bill is now… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Sequim Irrigation Festival seeking volunteers for May festivities … and other items

Sequim Irrigation Festival organizers are seeking volunteers to help with setup and breakdown as well as work during the Innovative Arts and Crafts… Continue reading