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Port Townsend Revs Up For Pride

Buoyed by June 3 Pride Month proclamations from the City of Port Townsend and Jefferson County, the Board of Jefferson County Pride is preparing for another annual Pride Celebration. This year’s …

Future of Oceans series starts Oct. 8

Port Townsend Marine Science Center kicks off its Future of Oceans lecture series at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 8 with a presentation by citizen scientist David Bonnett, who is to talk about research on …

Laurel Grove: Where history rests

The rich pioneer history of the Pacific Northwest is quietly preserved in port towns that ring Puget Sound. Port Gamble’s Buena Vista Cemetery is known for one of its oldest residents: coxswain …
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Tax-Aide seeks volunteers

AARP’s Tax-Aide program is looking for new volunteers to prepare federal income tax returns for the upcoming tax season. Volunteers of all ages and backgrounds are welcome, according to a press …

Visit Olympic National Park for free on Saturday

In honor of National Public Lands Day, Olympic National Park is offering free admission to the park all day on Saturday, Sept. 30. First home to Native American tribes – and then inhabited by …

Amnesty International chapter to meet Sept. 29

The local Amnesty International Chapter, No. 1106, meets from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 29 at Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2333 San Juan Ave. Amnesty International works to …

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Delighted to be lingering in Quilcene are artist Andrea Pleines and her son Jacob Pleines. Photo by Viviann Kuehl

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Andrea Pleines was inspired 21 years ago to do art work for that Quilcene Fair’s theme, “Quilcene, a great place to Linger Longer” by her then-8-month-old son, Jacob. Photo by Viviann Kuehl

‘Linger Longer’ theme of Quilcene Fair

Quilcene is “Still a Great Place to Linger Longer.” The theme of the 34th Quilcene Fair and Parade on Sept. 16-17 celebrates the community over the years. “This is a day that the people of …

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Artist Andrea Pleines and her son Jacob Pleines show their current poster, updated from the 1996 original she made, to illustrate this year’s theme, “Quilcene, still a great place to Linger …

Breastfeeding week celebrated

Jefferson County Public Health is celebrating 25 years of World Breastfeeding Week, Aug. 1-7. A picnic is set for 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 2 at Chetzemoka Park in Port …

Purchasing fruit helps support 4-H programs

The 2017 Jefferson County 4-H Fruit Sale is taking orders for state-grown organic peaches, pears, nectarines and three varieties of apples to benefit North Olympic 4-H clubs. Deadline to order stone …