Jefferson County

Port Townsend theater adds devices for hearing-, vision-impaired

Port Townsend theater adds devices for hearing-, vision-impaired

The historic Rose Theatre in Port Townsend is now equipped with devices to assist the hearing- and vision-impaired, bringing the two theaters… Continue reading

Port Townsend theater adds devices for hearing-, vision-impaired

A GROWING CONCERN: Make the cut to get garden growing

AS WE MOVE into November, which is the prime time for pruning many of your plants, let’s pause to contemplate how most, if not all… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Respite from the rain calls to birds, humans alike

POURING RAIN FOR too many days messes with your seasonal clock. On those rare days when the clouds suddenly part and the sunshine makes you… Continue reading

Brinnon death caused by self-inflicted gunshot wound

Brinnon death caused by self-inflicted gunshot wound

A Brinnon man found dead after a six-hour standoff with law enforcement Thursday died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, authorities said. The Jefferson… Continue reading

Brinnon death caused by self-inflicted gunshot wound

Dean fundraising surpasses Thomas in Jefferson County race

Kate Dean, a local Democratic Party favorite, is far outdistancing her opponent Tim Thomas, a Republican-turned-Democrat, in campaign fundraising as Tuesday’s Election… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Loneliness is the silent killer of elders

To defeat loniliness, do something, anything, that interacts with other people.

LETTER: ‘Genius’ not a word I would use to describe Trump not paying taxes

Think about this for a moment. You are a married couple with a taxable income of $18,550, and your income taxes will be $1,855, according… Continue reading

LETTER: Here are what conservatives don’t stand for

A number of recent letters to the editor have sought to paint a picture of who and what Republicans and conservatives are and what they… Continue reading

LETTER: Trump self-proves he’s unfit to command our nation

Reputation, goes a favorite quote, is what others say about a person, but character is what a person does when no one is watching. Americans… Continue reading

LETTER: Trump takes us backward to worse times for the U.S.

The hypocrisy of the Republican Party in nominating Donald Trump, coupled with disturbing displays of nationalism and a seeming desire to return to life in… Continue reading

LETTER: U.S. government wasn’t founded on Christianity

The government of the United States “is not in any sense founded on the Christian religion,” President John Adams declared in the Treaty of Tripoli… Continue reading

LETTER: View the election as a means to come together, not engender division

If we see the election in terms of winners and losers, we miss the point of how a representative democracy is designed to work. Elected… Continue reading

National forest Christmas tree permits on sale Monday

National Forest Service Christmas tree permits go on sale Monday — but fourth-graders can get a permit for their families for… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Coast Guard to continue training exercises today at Port Townsend ferry terminal … and other items

Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound will continue training exercises, which may include the use of blank ammunition, at the Port Townsend ferry… Continue reading

Port Townsend Gallery features two artists this month

Port Townsend Gallery features two artists this month

The works of two artists featured this month at the Port Townsend Gallery explore natural themes using sand and wood. The gallery,… Continue reading

Port Townsend Gallery features two artists this month

EYE ON JEFFERSON: Port Townsend council to consider pot shop zoning

The Port Townsend City Council will conduct a public hearing on Ordinance 3158, which would amend zoning regulations and standards for medical and recreational marijuana… Continue reading

Stop and sniff the art in Port Townsend on Saturday
Stop and sniff the art in Port Townsend on Saturday
ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS: First Friday Lecture set for tonight … and other items

ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS: First Friday Lecture set for tonight … and other items

The Jefferson Museum of Art & History, 540 Water St., will host Rod Freeman as the keynote speaker of the First Friday… Continue reading

ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS: First Friday Lecture set for tonight … and other items
SWAT out of Tacoma

Brinnon resident found dead after standoff

An unidentified man was found dead in his trailer Thursday afternoon after a standoff with Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies and State Patrol troopers.… Continue reading

SWAT out of Tacoma
Group gathers at Elwha River for pipeline protest

Group gathers at Elwha River for pipeline protest

Prayers and songs rang out over the mouth of the Elwha River on Thursday as a group of about 60 people gathered… Continue reading

Group gathers at Elwha River for pipeline protest