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At the new headquarters of Bunny’s Bath, home of the local all-organic, handmade body products found on the shelves of the Port Townsend Co-op, no two workdays are the same. That is what happens … more
The Washington Department of Health joined forces to release an action plan to help prevent elderly falls after 870 people died in 2016 from falling. Falls are the leading cause of fatal and … more
Jefferson County Public Health announced Aug. 29 shellfish harvesting is closed at Fort Flagler, Mystery Bay and Kilisut Harbor due to unhealthy levels of marine biotoxins in shellfish. The marine … more
Due to the amount of wildfires in the Pacific Northwest and Canada, smoke has deteriorated into the unhealthy for sensitive groups range.In a release from Jefferson County Public Health, Stuart … more
Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson joined with several other state officials to defend the Affordable Care Act after other states filed to challenge the law’s constitutional merits. The news … more
Jefferson County residents and Washington travelers should take extra precautions this summer, as bat season recently began.County health officer Thomas Locke notified the Jefferson County Board of … more
Anderson Lake is currently closed until further notice, after toxins were found in its waters May 29.According to Michael Dawson, water quality manager for Jefferson County Public Health, high levels … more
After obtaining results, Washington is seeing its highest statistics for rabid bats since 1998.In a press release sent out by Jefferson County Public Health official Jenny Matters, the state of … more
Merrily Mount looks forward to doing more volunteer work on the area’s trails and hiking paths. Photo by Kirk Boxleitner more
When Merrily Mount received a visiting delegation of Japanese nursing students at Jefferson Healthcare hospital’s South County Medical Clinic in Quilcene last year, she considered it a career high … more
Jefferson Healthcare hospital is working with Olympic Community Action Programs and Discovery Behavioral Healthcare to help fund a low-income housing program in Port Townsend as part of a pilot … more
Students at Quilcene High School were treated to a food performance by chef Arran Stark of Jefferson Healthcare on March 12. Stark prepared purple sprouting broccoli while giving an engaging … more
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