Jefferson County

LETTER: Jeff Randall for Jefferson Public Utility District commissioner

Jeff’s leadership, teammwork and willingness to listen to others’ perspectives will get my vote.

Putting the Spotlight on domestic violence: Brothers Four take the stage to raise money for Dove House

Putting the Spotlight on domestic violence: Brothers Four take the stage to raise money for Dove House

Port Townsend concert Saturday night will help raise awareness and funds for domestic violence prevention and support services.

Putting the Spotlight on domestic violence: Brothers Four take the stage to raise money for Dove House
Solo guitarist to pluck his strings Saturday in Coyle Concerts in the Woods series
Solo guitarist to pluck his strings Saturday in Coyle Concerts in the Woods series

Tax credit available for hiring unemployed veterans

To qualify the veteran must have been honorably discharged, unemployed for more than 30 days and hired into a full-time position held for at least six months.

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office investigating after two hurt in hit-and-run

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office investigating after two hurt in hit-and-run

Neither the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office nor the county prosecuting attorney would release the names of those involved in the two-vehicle collision.

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office investigating after two hurt in hit-and-run

Jefferson County sheriff’s citizens’ advisory group is now official

The group of community members works to strengthen the link between the department and the community and to identify problems and solutions.

Port Townsend drinking water free of toxins despite algae growth, officials say

Port Townsend drinking water free of toxins despite algae growth, officials say

Recent tests on Port Townsend’s reservoirs have discovered some blue-green algae.

Port Townsend drinking water free of toxins despite algae growth, officials say
Next state treasurer sure to be a Republican

Next state treasurer sure to be a Republican

It’s the first time in state history that two GOP candidates have advanced to the general election in a statewide office race.

Next state treasurer sure to be a Republican
PHOTOS: International mass-rescue drill unfolds in the Strait of Juan de Fuca

PHOTOS: International mass-rescue drill unfolds in the Strait of Juan de Fuca

Among the agencies involved in the drill with the U.S. Coast Guard and local responders were the Canadian Coast Guard and Joint Rescue Coordination Center Victoria.

PHOTOS: International mass-rescue drill unfolds in the Strait of Juan de Fuca
Crews examining erosion at Elwha River bridge to cause series of Highway 101 closures
Crews examining erosion at Elwha River bridge to cause series of Highway 101 closures
Design is approved for new Port Townsend school

Design is approved for new Port Townsend school

Grant Street Elementary is expected to open in 2018.

Design is approved for new Port Townsend school
Quilcene celebrates remodeled tennis, basketball courts with ribbon-cutting

Quilcene celebrates remodeled tennis, basketball courts with ribbon-cutting

Tuesday’s event was also meant to thank Clayton White, who soon will retire as campground host and maintenance manager at Quilcene Community Park and Lake Leland.

Quilcene celebrates remodeled tennis, basketball courts with ribbon-cutting
A security guard working at the Cascade Mall places flowers at a makeshift memorial Sunday in Burlington to the five victims killed in a shooting at the mall Friday. The 20-year-old man suspected of killing the five people with a rifle at a Macy’s makeup counter had a string of run-ins with the law in recent years, including charges he assaulted his stepfather. (Stephen Brashear/The Associated Press)

Before mall shooting, courts ordered mental health treatment

Court records detail a history post-traumatic stress disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, anxiety disorder and depression.

A security guard working at the Cascade Mall places flowers at a makeshift memorial Sunday in Burlington to the five victims killed in a shooting at the mall Friday. The 20-year-old man suspected of killing the five people with a rifle at a Macy’s makeup counter had a string of run-ins with the law in recent years, including charges he assaulted his stepfather. (Stephen Brashear/The Associated Press)

PAT NEAL: Meeting challenges of hunting season

Once you get your hunting rifle sighted in, keep it locked up far away from loved ones and hunting buddies.

Studies focus on acidic ocean impact on Dungeness crabs

Studies focus on acidic ocean impact on Dungeness crabs

Scientists are exposing crab larvae to acidic seawater to understand how ocean changes might affect the lucrative fishery.

Studies focus on acidic ocean impact on Dungeness crabs
Port Townsend crafts new marketing plan for winter tourism slowdown

Port Townsend crafts new marketing plan for winter tourism slowdown

The plan targets four audiences: foodies, families, adventure travelers and romantics, with the theme of “Escape to Port Townsend.”

Port Townsend crafts new marketing plan for winter tourism slowdown

Mass-rescue drill today in the Strait of Juan de Fuca to test response

The international maritime exercise will be the first in Port Angeles and will include the Coast Guard and more than a dozen other agencies.