Jefferson County

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Twice-monthly breakfast meetings usually are held at 11:45 a.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Be thankful for what you know now

WE’RE ALMOST THERE. “There” being Thanksgiving, which always puts me in a bit of a … bind. See, everybody writes about Thanksgiving, and pretty much… Continue reading

LETTER: Don’t take a narrow view of the election results

Don’t let the liberal media, Democrat spin-doctors or leftist rabble-rousers get away with making an issue of Trump not winning the popular vote. That is… Continue reading

LETTER: Let’s right this ship before it tips too far to the right or left

Contrary to popular opinion, the Founding Fathers did not script the Constitution to be a democracy. They formed it to be a republic. (“To the… Continue reading

LETTER: Prophect words from David Souter on PBS News Hour

[Retired] Supreme Court Justice David Souter on Sept. 14, 2012, on PBS News Hour spoke on the 225th anniversary of the Constitution and talked about… Continue reading

LETTER: Trump’s agenda will leave the middle class holding the bag

Sen. Harry Reid nailed it when he reminded the nation that Donald Trump is “a sexual predator who lost the popular vote.” Voters have said… Continue reading

LETTER: Unite for the common good because we sink or swim together

In the wake of our presidential election, we all need to take a deep breath as we come to grips with what just happened. If… Continue reading

More to do than feast this holiday weekend

and the following weekend — have a variety of activities to choose… Continue reading

Motorcyclist in critical condition after crash near Port Townsend

Motorcyclist in critical condition after crash near Port Townsend

A 60-year-old man remained in critical condition in a Seattle hospital Saturday after a motorcycle crash on state Highway 20 on Thursday.… Continue reading

Motorcyclist in critical condition after crash near Port Townsend

NEWS BRIEFS: Port Townsend group plans sendoff for Standing Rock protesters Monday … and other items

The Standing with Standing Rock Thanksgiving Caravan will leave Port Townsend on Monday to deliver donations and supplies to protesters of the… Continue reading

Time to gobble up community Thanksgiving feasts across the Peninsula

Time to gobble up community Thanksgiving feasts across the Peninsula

Community feasts will celebrate Thanksgiving across the North Olympic Peninsula this week. Some will be a little early. And, in a break with tradition, the… Continue reading

Time to gobble up community Thanksgiving feasts across the Peninsula
Melinda Smyser, one of Idaho’s four presidential electors, poses for a portrait in Boise, Idaho, last Thursday. Smyser, one of Idaho’s four Republican electors, said they have been flooded with emails, telephone calls and Facebook messages from strangers urging them to reconsider their vote. “It’s just not going to work.” (Otto Kitsinger/The Associated Press)

Trump opponents try to beat him at the Electoral College

Grassroots campaigns have sprung up around the country to try to persuade members… Continue reading

Melinda Smyser, one of Idaho’s four presidential electors, poses for a portrait in Boise, Idaho, last Thursday. Smyser, one of Idaho’s four Republican electors, said they have been flooded with emails, telephone calls and Facebook messages from strangers urging them to reconsider their vote. “It’s just not going to work.” (Otto Kitsinger/The Associated Press)

Washington Sea Grant, Port Townsend Maritime Center to host king tide-watching party today

Each winter, king tides — the highest tides of the year — offer a spectacular shoreside show and a sneak preview of… Continue reading

EYE ON JEFFERSON: County commissioners to consider property tax increases

The three Jefferson County commissioners will conduct a public hearing and consider approval of property tax rate increases for the general fund, the road fund… Continue reading

Riding a poetry wave: PT author to read tonight in Chimacum

Riding a poetry wave: PT author to read tonight in Chimacum

Whether riding waves or penning poetry, author Matt Nienow of Port Townsend enjoys exploring the world around him physically and then setting his… Continue reading

Riding a poetry wave: PT author to read tonight in Chimacum
Navy records plan for sonar, explosives training in area waters

Navy records plan for sonar, explosives training in area waters

The U.S. Navy has announced its decision for use of sonar and explosives for training and testing in the Puget Sound, Strait of… Continue reading

Navy records plan for sonar, explosives training in area waters

Port Townsend council to conduct another meeting on proposed pot buffer zone changes

Port Townsend City Council has approved on a first reading an ordinance that would shrink marijuana buffer zones around certain protected areas.… Continue reading

Aldrich’s Market in Port Townsend to close next year unless buyer is found

Aldrich’s Market in Port Townsend to close next year unless buyer is found

There still might be hope for stopping the now impending closure of Aldrich’s Market in uptown Port Townsend, but owner Milton Fukuda… Continue reading

Aldrich’s Market in Port Townsend to close next year unless buyer is found
Clallam EDC director stepping down

Clallam EDC director stepping down

The Clallam County Economic Development Corp. announced its executive director’s retirement following a closed-door session at its board meeting Thursday. Bill Greenwood,… Continue reading

Clallam EDC director stepping down