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Boomfest returns to Port Townsend starting Thursday

Boomfest returns to Port Townsend starting Thursday

Music and art festival runs through Saturday at the Dragon’s Nest with part of proceeds going to Jumping Mouse Children’s Center.

Boomfest returns to Port Townsend starting Thursday
Fire south of Port Townsend out before firefighters arrive

Fire south of Port Townsend out before firefighters arrive

When firefighters arrived, they found that neighbors had already extinguished the fire using three garden hoses, a fire department spokesman.

Fire south of Port Townsend out before firefighters arrive

Cars to be purchased for Port Townsend police, public works

The total cost for the new vehicles will be $270,000.

Bereavement support workshops offered in Port Townsend

Registration begins Sept. 8 at Jefferson Healthcare.

Jury sides with University of Washington surgeon in bone cement trial

Jurors ruled that the doctor did not act below the standard of medical care when he used Norian bone cement.

PAT NEAL: In the future, these will be the good ol’ days of salmon fishing

The corrupt and incompetent mismanagement of our fisheries will lead to fishing’s demise.

Take Back Your Time director underscores need for vacations in American work culture

Take Back Your Time director underscores need for vacations in American work culture

John de Graaf tells Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce of benefits for workers and the state.

Take Back Your Time director underscores need for vacations in American work culture

State wildlife staff kills 2 wolves in northeast Washington

The animals included this year’s breeding female.

Scientists discover how Zika virus harms fetuses

Researchers have identified proteins potentially responsible for causing microcephaly.

State Supreme Court justices decry tactics

State Supreme Court justices decry tactics

Justice Mary Yu and Chief Justice Barbara Madsen say opponents focus on the McCleary and other decisions.

State Supreme Court justices decry tactics
Quilcene basketball, tennis courts spruced up with fresh layer of asphalt, new paint job
Quilcene basketball, tennis courts spruced up with fresh layer of asphalt, new paint job
Memory of Sequim woman honored at center in Uganda

Memory of Sequim woman honored at center in Uganda

Ashlea Center pays tribute to memory of Ashlea Erwick, who died this year after struggles with addiction.

Memory of Sequim woman honored at center in Uganda
An EA-18G Growler assigned to Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 129 lands on Naval Air Station Whidbey Island’s Ault Field. (U.S. Navy)

Port Townsend City Council to consider letter to Navy on Growler noise today

Draft letter to Naval Air Station Whidbey Island’s commanding officer says the area of study is too narrow.

An EA-18G Growler assigned to Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 129 lands on Naval Air Station Whidbey Island’s Ault Field. (U.S. Navy)

Warm, dry weather raises concern of fire spread in Olympic National Park

With warm weather forecast, fires could surge, fire officials say.

Salal foliage with berries. (U.S. Forest Service)

Salal permits in Olympic National Forest to be sold beginning in September

A total of 100 permits will be issued, with a maximum of 15 permits for each harvest unit.

Salal foliage with berries. (U.S. Forest Service)
Woman’s disappearance from Port Angeles 30 years ago remains a mystery

Woman’s disappearance from Port Angeles 30 years ago remains a mystery

A lie detector test has made a 30-year-old cold case even more of a mystery in Clallam County.

Woman’s disappearance from Port Angeles 30 years ago remains a mystery

NEWS BRIEFS: Free concerts set for Port Angeles this summer … and other items

News items for the North Olympic Peninsula