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Another recreational marijuana producer and processor business is looking to start up in East Jefferson County, and a number of its prospective neighbors took the time to lodge their objections. Read more

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Should a major runway replacement project go forward at Jefferson County International Airport, the impact of runway closures to businesses should be taken into consideration, said one local pilot.

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Arlene Alen, the new executive director for the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce (JCCC), says that a “chamber of the future” is one that works hard not only hosting luncheons, but integrating with the economic development council and with government to boost business.

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Olympus Gardens owner Austin Smith’s reapplication for a marijuana production business on Marrowstone Island is set for a public hearing at 5 p.m., Thursday, March 29 in the Superior Courtroom of the Jefferson County Courthouse.

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Loggers Landing is to reopen in early December, if all goes as planned, according to new restaurant owners Dana and Pat May.

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Women wearing sparkling attire, pink tees and and glitter eye shadow took to the streets Thursday, Oct. 5 for the 14th annual Girls’ Night Out, sponsored by Port Townsend Main Street as a fundraiser for the nonprofit program and Jefferson Healthcare Foundation.

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When the Lyle family became RadioShack store owners, little did they realize that they’d wind up outlasting the RadioShack chain – twice.

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Brenda Hill grew up in the vicinity of the Beaver Valley Store, in a family that valued sweets and with a grandmother who sold popular pies.

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While the Jefferson County hearing examiner has yet to render a decision on Olympus Gardens’ application to establish a marijuana processing business on Marrowstone Island, an additional 14-day comment period was announced July 14 by the Department of Community Development (DCD).

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The Port Townsend City Council plans to move “as soon as possible” to update its rules on short-term rentals, as well as declare a temporary moratorium on any new conversions to “tourist homes,” according to City Manager David Timmons.

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The City of Port Townsend is set to consider the issue of short-term rentals, vacation rentals and transient accommodations during a workshop meeting scheduled for 6:30 p.m., Monday, March 13.

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Protesters gathered outside the Wells Fargo bank branch in Port Townsend Saturday, Feb. 11 to show support for a resistance movement against the Dakota Assess Pipeline (DAPL), which would go under the Missouri River. Wells Fargo is one of the investors in the project, and some people are urg…

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A beloved Port Townsend institution will live on with new owners, as the Fukuda family is to hand over the reins of Aldrich’s Market to Scott Rogers and his wife, Robin, by Feb. 1.

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Jefferson County Energy Lunch hosts its monthly presentation, which for January focuses on “Assessing Local Energy Values: The Bainbridge Public Power Campaign” at 12:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 19 at the Port Townsend Yacht Club, 2503 Washington St.

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Making an exception to its regular first-Monday meeting schedule, the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce has its next member meeting from noon to 1 p.m., Monday, Jan. 9 at the Port Townsend Elks Lodge, 555 Otto St.

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The theme for this season's Port Townsend Main Street Program's Holiday Window Contest was "Merriest Window,” and dozens of businesses responded with sparkling windows that celebrate the holiday spirit in imaginative and colorful ways. The Main Street Program encourages the public to take a …

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Robin and Greg Hoover of Mount Vernon, Washington, walk along Taylor Street Nov. 26 after shopping downtown Port Townsend during Small Business Saturday. The Hoovers were married 32 years ago in Port Townsend. This Saturday, Dec. 3, promises to be another busy day downtown, with the Main Str…

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Port Townsend City Manager David Timmons and the city’s Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (LTAC) have agreed to use $20,000 from lodging tax reserves for additional marketing efforts to help bolster the winter season for Port Townsend businesses.

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In recent months, the Jefferson County Energy Lunch Program has moved from outside direction and volunteer support to become a primary energy program of a new, local, for-profit energy development organization, the Jefferson County Energy LLC, or ELLC.

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The Resort at Port Ludlow has been nominated by USA Today’s 10 Best as one of the top 20 pet-friendly hotels in the U.S., chosen from BringFido’s database of 25,000 hotels, bed-and-breakfasts, vacation rentals, campgrounds and long-term apartments in more than 54 countries. Fewer than 10 per…

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Jefferson Healthcare (JHC) holds a joint board meeting Thursday to present the Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP), an innovative collaboration between JHC and Jefferson County Public Health to identify and address the most critical health priorities in the county.

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Women are invited to dress up in their polka-dotted best and head downtown on Thursday, Oct. 6 for a day and a night of female camaraderie, shopping and fun at the annual Port Townsend Main Street Program's Girls' Night Out, this year with the theme “Connect the Dots at Girls’ Night Out.” Ne…

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The CoLab is now hosting “Above and Beyond” drop-in tech and smartphone support every Friday between 5 and 8 p.m. Classes and one-on-one support are also available.

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Cheryl Cashman has launched a travel business called Adventure Artisans, operating out of her home near Kala Point. She and business partner Susan Valentino (working from her home near Chicago) book travel for clients who have a yen for adventure.

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Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce ambassadors are to meet next week from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 6 at Alchemy Bistro & Wine Bar, 842 Washington St. in downtown Port Townsend.

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