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Last week The Leader reported on State Route 104 and the huge number of accidents on this dangerous stretch of road west of the Hood Canal Bridge. It also detailed the continuing delays to the safety … more
  Eleven years after Washington voters approved the use of recreational cannabis it is still a work in progress, but one where its benefits can balance the pitfalls. Users are grateful … more
  The retail space that currently serves as the Wooden Boat Chandlery at the Northwest Maritime Center in downtown Port Townsend will become its new Welcome Center in the spring of 2024. … more
There will be one less THING to do in Port Townsend next summer. The Seattle Theater Group (STG), which sponsored three versions of its boutique music and arts fair at Fort Worden State Park, … more
  The numbers are clear. A stretch of highway of critical importance to Jefferson County is deadly. Yet, despite years of promises, in-depth studies, and an appalling number of accidents, … more
  Port Townsend is better prepared than many other places for the crisis posed by climate change, according to those tasked with addressing the issue. Still, some dangers could threaten the … more
  The Port Townsend Marine Science Center and Central Valley Animal Rescue actively responded to the recently reported summer transmission of avian flu to harbor seals on Marrowstone … more
Personnel responded to a fire Friday morning in Port Townsend after a 10:03 a.m. call reported smoke drifting from the abandoned Tyler Street wharf at Tyler and Water Streets. Jon Stuart, … more
East Jefferson Fire Rescue Chief Bret Black told The Leader that his crews were about to change their tactics. The fire fight at Peat Plank Road … more
In an ambitious and challenging decision, Jefferson Healthcare recently relocated ... more
On Friday, July 21, students of the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding launched... more
Summer in Quilcene brings a special recurrence... more
Building off the success of the Youth Environmental Stewards (YES) Program... more
A group of 30-somethings and their supporters wound their way through the labyrinth of Manresa Castle up to the ballroom last Thursday, where chafing dishes waited and soft music piped through … more
A top official of the Biden Administration made a historic visit to the Olympic Peninsula last week as U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm toured the Pacific Northwest National … more
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