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Even when it’s not a “Sew Day” or one of our two annual national holidays devoted to veterans, the Jefferson County chapter of the national Quilts of Valor nonprofit organization remains active in dispensing quilts to area veterans. more
For Heather and her daughter Elise, Aug. 24 represented the culmination of 18 months of weekly labor on Nora Porter Loop in Port Townsend, and while the work they and their friends, family members and fellow volunteers put into the site completed the 12th house for Habitat For Humanity in that neighborhood, it also gave the mother and daughter a “safe, secure” home. more
While Kristina Mayer remained the top vote-getter in the most recent recount of the primary election for the open Director District 3 seat on the Chimacum School Board, fellow candidates Gary Frogner and Steve Martin saw their fortunes reversed, even as less than a handful of votes separated them. more
Police arrested a man who lived in a house for nearly two years with the decaying body of his dead mother on Aug. 23. more
Through the tall windows of the Point Hudson sail loft where Carol Hasse has built an international name for herself, sunlight blasts off walls and soaks into rolls of sail cloth in all colors. It fades photos of finished sails tacked up there 40 years ago when she was getting started, alongside new patterns, designs and details of the works in progress she makes by hand from start to finish. more
The Board Of County Commissioners is sending a letter to Pope Resources and state agencies to ask for the end of aerial spraying of known carcinogens, such as glyphosate, on harvested timberlands. more
Despite protesters’ videotape, witnesses and bagged clothing and swab samples, The Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has sided with Pope Resources, saying herbicide protesters were not hit with glyphosate during an Aug. 19 protest above Discovery Bay. more
With a day-long concert featuring a half-dozen local bands, plus an Arts & Crafts Fair wrapped around the Jefferson County Farmers Market, Uptown Street Fair is a take-over of Lawrence Street and the … more
A week after protestors demanded Jefferson County take a stand against herbicide spraying on Pope Resources lands, several protesters at a clearcut above Discovery Bay say they were sprayed by a helicopter herbicide spray rig. more
This time last year, the skies were filled with smoke from regional wildfires, choking the lungs of residents and visitors alike. This year, the air is clear and the skies are blue. more
The Jefferson County Commission has approved $75,000 for a proposal by Olympic Community Action Programs (OlyCAP) to build 44 units of affordable housing with an early childhood education center on county land. more
A local nonprofit serving survivors of domestic and sexual violence is aiming to turn out even more golfers on the links of Ludlow, as the Olympic Peninsula Chapter of the Boeing Bluebills prepare to conduct the eighth annual Dove House Golf Benefit at Port Ludlow. more
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