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The Port of Port Townsend has been against the wall with financial troubles while trying to balance fixing a failing jetty and answering to the public about how the port is going to proceed.During … more
This year marks the 83rd year of the Rhododendron Festival in Port Townsend – a tradition all locals should be proud of.And, an important tradition to keep going.In the weeks leading up to the … more
Many candidates have announced their plans to run as elected officials for different seats throughout Jefferson County.Beginning on Monday, those who have announced will have to officially file to … more
It’s good to see our city leaders don’t treat their political timelines like our president. They take the time to learn, instead of tweeting for instant gratification. As elected officials, it … more
If someone would have told me I would pack up everything I have and move to the Great Pacific Northwest to live in a port town on Puget Sound, I would have thought they were crazy. I know that … more
The clocks have moved forward an hour for Daylight Saving Time. Orcas are paying a visit to Jefferson County waters. It’s spring – time to get outside and soak up some sun, smell the fresh grass, … more
It’s been a long five years for Jefferson County Public Utility District (PUD) since it took over giant Puget Sound Energy’s county holdings in April 2013. The lights never went off during … more
Gov. Jay Inslee’s office was inundated with calls and emails last week after newspapers around the state, including the Port Townsend & Jefferson County Leader, called upon him to veto Senate … more
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee made national headlines this week when he stood up to President Trump and told him to do more listening and less tweeting about the absurd idea of arming school teachers to … more
Larry Gillette’s plan to kill as many people as he could nearly came to fruition four years ago. The 53-year-old Shelton man planned to set off bombs at Walmart and two gas stations, and while … more
The U.S. Navy owns miles of beachfront along Puget Sound, including all of Indian Island in Jefferson County, extensive coastal territory around Naval Air Station Whidbey Island as well as Bangor … more
Is your hometown newspaper an accomplice in the horror of at least five school shootings in America so far this year? That’s the question we must ask ourselves as more than one letter to the … more
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