Jefferson County

Lawsuit settlement over sidewalks could cost Seattle millions

The city of Seattle is headed toward a federal court settlement that could cost millions of dollars to make sidewalks… Continue reading

LETTER: Red herrings presented are totally irrelevant regarding the Wild Olympics proposal

Regarding the March 26 letter in Peninsula Voices, “Wild Olympics,” the letter writer presents a plethora of red herrings asserting that the Olympic National Forest… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Free training session set for COASST … and other items

The Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST) will offer a free training session for the new COASST Marine Debris program from… Continue reading

Quilcene community members seeking housing for ex-caretaker after port ends contract

The Quilcene community has rallied around Jim Speer, the former longtime caretaker of Quilcene’s marina, after the Port of Port Townsend terminated his… Continue reading

Two people were airlifted from this Cirrus SR 22 airplane crash scene near Mount Jupiter in Olympic National Park to a Seattle hospital Sunday. (Washington Department of Transportation)

FAA investigating airplane crash in Olympic National Park

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating after two people escaped with only minor injuries from a plane crash into Mount Jupiter… Continue reading

Two people were airlifted from this Cirrus SR 22 airplane crash scene near Mount Jupiter in Olympic National Park to a Seattle hospital Sunday. (Washington Department of Transportation)

Neah Bay man still missing after being swept away by wave

Makah emergency personnel continued searching late Monday afternoon until dark for a tribal member who was on shoreline rocks at Hole in… Continue reading

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.