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In a mingling of in-person and virtual events, a hybrid Port Townsend Film Festival is back. The 22nd annual fest launches Sept. 23 and... [Read More]
This upcoming weekend of Concerts in the Barn will be host to Trio Hava. Trio Hava – consisting of Elisa Barston, violin, Amy Barston,... [Read More]
With COVID-19 infections rising rapidly in the county and across the country, Jefferson County health officials are recommending a return to wearing face masks in... [Read More]
More short items from the Mann with a short attention span: — Tomatoes, Tomahtoes: A friend from Northern California recently moved to... [Read More]
Nick Twietmeyer ntwietmeyer@ptleader.com   Jefferson County officials recently set aside a proposal to turn a swath of property owned by the Port of... [Read More]
The Jefferson County Historical Society will present "Ceramics with LaughinGnome Pottery" as the next installment in its First Friday Speaker Series. A series that... [Read More]
Glenn Clemens has been endorsed by the Port Ludlow firefighters union as its chosen candidate for fire commissioner.    According to Wicus McGuffey, president... [Read More]
Nick Twietmeyer ntwietmeyer@ptleader.com   Among those who have earned their living as boat riggers, the name Brion Toss has become synonymous with innovation,... [Read More]
Betty Caldwell, the daughter of Louis and Maudie (Richards) DeLeo, was born and raised in Port Townsend. Nammie, as she is known to her... [Read More]
Ruth Lee Parsons Neill Johnson died peacefully at her home in Port Ludlow, Washington on July 10, 2021.  Ruth was born on March 6,... [Read More]
Terri was born and raised in Spokane, Washington, of Francis L Zappone and Phyllis (Barnes) Zappone. She has two brothers, Larry Zappone and Don Zappone,... [Read More]
Orene Mae (Dragland) Udd was born July 1, 1936, in Seattle, Washington, and passed in Port Townsend, Washington, shortly after her 85th birthday. ... [Read More]
"Don's Lunch Counter South": A Leader article and photo a few years ago featured Sam, the genial and well loved counter person at Don's Lunch... [Read More]
No doubt about it — County Commissioner Greg Brotherton is in need of medical help. Otherwise, it's the "booby-hatch" for sure. His suggestion that... [Read More]
It was a sail-abration as far as the eye could see. The Pocket Yacht Palooza took place on Saturday, July 17 at the Northwest... [Read More]
For about a decade-and-a-half the American Legion hall in Port Townsend has operated a shelter program for the local homeless community. But with a crucial... [Read More]
Highway 19 was partially closed for four hours Saturday morning after a two-car collision near Oak Bay Road. The crash happened just after 11:30... [Read More]
Please join us for Friday Night Jazz at the Castle! 6-9 pm Weekly in The Ballroom This week... [Read More]
Jefferson County public health officials reported four new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Port Townsend Friday. The additional infections pushed the total number... [Read More]
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