Jefferson County

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
Ceremony makes it real: Port Angeles girl adopted into permanent home

Ceremony makes it real: Port Angeles girl adopted into permanent home

The wait is finally over for Debby Walter and her 4-year-old daughter. After a two-year process, Walter on Thursday became the adoptive… Continue reading

Ceremony makes it real: Port Angeles girl adopted into permanent home
Motorcycle crash near Port Townsend sends Las Vegas man to Harborview

Motorcycle crash near Port Townsend sends Las Vegas man to Harborview

An unidentified 60-year old Las Vegas man was flown to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle in serious condition after a motorcycle wreck… Continue reading

Motorcycle crash near Port Townsend sends Las Vegas man to Harborview
‘Glamping’ among development ideas considered for Fort Worden

‘Glamping’ among development ideas considered for Fort Worden

The Fort Worden Public Development Authority executive committee is considering the idea of turning Fort Worden into a “glamping” destination for tourists… Continue reading

‘Glamping’ among development ideas considered for Fort Worden
Port Townsend woman to speak of transgender experience

Port Townsend woman to speak of transgender experience

Susan Brittain of Port Townsend once was named Bob. She will talk about her experience along with other members of the Jefferson… Continue reading

Port Townsend woman to speak of transgender experience

Outdoor cleanup projects slated for Peninsula

Rain or shine, several North Olympic Peninsula organizations need volunteers to help out with projects and get dirty this weekend. Why stay warm and dry… Continue reading

Plant-A-Thon tree cards now available

Plant-A-Thon tree cards now available

Honorary tree cards for February’s Plant-A-Thon in the Tarboo Watershed are now available. The image on the cards this year is by… Continue reading

Plant-A-Thon tree cards now available

BUSINESS NEWS: Local nurse set to be interviewed; free exercise class scheduled for seniors in Sequim

Merrily Mount, nurse practitioner at the Jefferson Healthcare South County Clinic, will be interviewed by Chamber Executive Director David Neuenschwander on Monday. Mount… Continue reading

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS: Art in the Library event tonight in PT … and other items

The Port Townsend Public Library, 1220 Lawrence St., will host “Art in the Library Talk: Canoe Journeys” at 6 tonight with Marlin… Continue reading

Holiday shopping highlighted with weekend bazaars on Peninsula

With five weeks left until Christmas, many organizations and groups have planned fairs, bazaars and events to help residents prepare for the coming holidays. Here… Continue reading

LETTER: Here’s hoping our world changes for the betterment of all

These past months, I have kept my opinion to myself. Each of us has our own beliefs, our own value system, our own moral compass.… Continue reading

Murray elected to third-ranking position in Senate Democratic leadership

Murray elected to third-ranking position in Senate Democratic leadership

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray has been elected by the Democratic caucus to serve as assistant Democratic leader, the third-ranking position in Senate Democratic… Continue reading

Murray elected to third-ranking position in Senate Democratic leadership
Musical trio to brighten November in Coyle this Sunday

Musical trio to brighten November in Coyle this Sunday

The Rain City Ramblers — an acoustic trio consisting of mandolin player Daniel Ullom, upright bassist Forrest Marrowitz and guitarist James Horbett —… Continue reading

Musical trio to brighten November in Coyle this Sunday

NEWS BRIEFS: Students invited to decorate ornaments for holiday tree … and other items

All fourth-grade or 9-year-old students living within the boundaries of the Sequim School District are invited to create an ornament to help decorate… Continue reading