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.
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.
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).
Sklar wins award for outstanding year
The public has until June 23 to comment on a proposed shoreline substantial development permit for 10 acres of suspended tumble oyster aquaculture, submitted by the Jamestown and Port Gamble S’Klallam tribes for Dabob Bay.
Hundreds of people who drive by on their way to and from wherever probably don’t notice, but you might, or at least you could.
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.
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…
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.
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 …
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…
Chamber welcomes Mullen at Nov. 30 open house
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.
The Port Townsend Main Street Program’s fall HUD loan application deadline is 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 28.
Business leaders and officials from across the Olympic Peninsula are to meet at Fort Worden this month to discuss tourism opportunities and share ideas at the annual Olympic Peninsula Tourism Summit.
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.
Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce hosts a member lunch meeting from noon to 1 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 17 at Fort Worden Commons, Company A room.
There's a chill in the air, and the leaves are turning, but the surest sign that fall is really here is "Hot Dog Day," when Port Townsend's Dogs-A-Foot closes for the season.
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…
Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce hosts an after-hours mixer from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 11 at Clarity Enterprises, 211 Taylor St., Suite 402B, in Port Townsend.
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.
Jefferson Healthcare is developing a palliative care service line through funding from the Hospice Foundation for Jefferson Healthcare.
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…
The Port Townsend Main Street Program (PTMS) has been designated as an accredited National Main Street Program for meeting the commercial district revitalization performance standards set by the National Main Street Center.
The Business Guides has, for the second year, convened a team of area experts in the business consulting, insurance, financial advisory services and the banking industry to offer business owners a free seminar series focusing on some of the most challenging topics facing small-business owner…
Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce hosts an after-hours mixer from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 13. The event is at Kristin Manwaring Insurance, 2300 S. Park Ave. in the Port Townsend Business Park.
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.