Jefferson County

Walking on sunshine: Idaho company debuts solar sidewalks

Walking on sunshine: Idaho company debuts solar sidewalks

Solar Roadways has developed glass panels that is says could generate three times the U.S.’s energy needs if used to replace all roads.

Walking on sunshine: Idaho company debuts solar sidewalks

Wild Birds to host Owloween Saturday in Gardiner

The store on U.S. Highway 101 will host birds of prey from Discovery Bay Wild Bird Rescue, including an owl named Gandalf.

Owner of Port Hadlock restaurant has eyes on future after eatery’s closure

Owner of Port Hadlock restaurant has eyes on future after eatery’s closure

The Ajax Cafe is looking to overhaul its septic system after Jefferson County ordered the restaurant to close so it could do just that.

Owner of Port Hadlock restaurant has eyes on future after eatery’s closure
YMCA of Sequim set for Monday opening with most of facility to be ready for use

YMCA of Sequim set for Monday opening with most of facility to be ready for use

The Y’s “soft opening” is this Monday, with a grand opening set for Oct. 30.

YMCA of Sequim set for Monday opening with most of facility to be ready for use
Crewmen with Pacific Civil and Infrastructure, the contractor for the Carlsborg sewer project, dig out an 8-inch sub-main line along Carlsborg Road and Business Park Loop for the gravity-fed sewage collection system Tuesday. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Travelers can expect more detours over next few weeks on Carlsborg Road

The Carlsborg sewer project is entering its next phase, and is still set for April completion.

Crewmen with Pacific Civil and Infrastructure, the contractor for the Carlsborg sewer project, dig out an 8-inch sub-main line along Carlsborg Road and Business Park Loop for the gravity-fed sewage collection system Tuesday. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Washington’s unemployment rate has dipped

Unemployment figures for Washington have gone down.

Port Townsend museum debuts new literary exhibit

Port Townsend museum debuts new literary exhibit

The Jefferson Museum of Art & History will host an opening reception tonight for “Printed Word in Port Townsend: Literary Presses of the 1970s and ’80s.”

Port Townsend museum debuts new literary exhibit
North Olympic Peninsula preps for ‘Big One’ with Great ShakeOut

North Olympic Peninsula preps for ‘Big One’ with Great ShakeOut

Tsunami sirens will sound for three minutes during Thursday’s global earthquake drill, while events will take place across the region.

North Olympic Peninsula preps for ‘Big One’ with Great ShakeOut
Fourth and largest new home moved into Port Townsend

Fourth and largest new home moved into Port Townsend

Following on the heels of three other homes floated in on barges from Victoria, B.C., a fourth one from Mt. Vernon made its way through Port Townsend on Tuesday.

Fourth and largest new home moved into Port Townsend
Homemade boat sinks after clipping Port Townsend pier

Homemade boat sinks after clipping Port Townsend pier

“It was a little more horsepower than this boat could handle, and the steering wasn’t there,” the boat owner said.

Homemade boat sinks after clipping Port Townsend pier

LETTER: Vote yes on extreme-risk protection order initiative

The common-sense measure has been endorsed by those from all walks of life.

Port Townsend School of the Arts sets up Day of the Dead altar for community

Port Townsend School of the Arts sets up Day of the Dead altar for community

The public is invited to decorate it in honor of the Day of the Dead, which is celebrated in November.

Port Townsend School of the Arts sets up Day of the Dead altar for community

LETTER: Reject extreme-risk protection order initiative

The measure, I-1491, gives no due process of law. What about “innocent until proven guilty”?

PAT NEAL: Season for stalking wild chanterelle

The wily fungus can make mushroom picking an adventure.

Prosecutors: Former Oak Harbor man broke gun check law

Mark Mercado, 25, was charged last week in Island County Superior Court with unlawful transfer of a firearm, KING-TV and Northwest News Network reported.

Peninsula businesses impacted by tourism invited to two-day summit this month

Olympic Peninsula Tourism Commission’s annual gathering is set for Oct. 27-28 at Fort Worden Commons.

A few competitive races could change control of state Legislature

A few competitive races could change control of state Legislature

State Democrats hope to regain control of the Senate and Republicans have their eye on a majority in the House.

A few competitive races could change control of state Legislature