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I researched the Issues page of Lorna Smith's website for her position on the Pleasant Harbor Resort in Brinnon. Her thoughtful statement makes it clear... [Read More]
A man who was part of a timber poaching group that touched off the 3,300-acre Maple Fire in the Olympic National Forest two years ago... [Read More]
Four projects in Jefferson County have won grants as part of an $18 million package to help salmon recover in Washington state by removing barriers... [Read More]
The Jefferson County Historical Society will host a new online course in October. "Introduction to the Archaeology of the Northwest Coast from the perspective... [Read More]
The access road to Fort Townsend State Park has been closed for a resurfacing project. John Whittet, operations manager for Fort Worden State Park,... [Read More]
I recall Heidi Eisenhour years back as a very young vice chair of the Jefferson County Democrats. She has been preparing to serve in elected... [Read More]
The now-digital Jefferson County Historical Society First Friday Lecture Series — this year focused on women's voices, experiences, and innovations specifically — returns at 7... [Read More]
Calling all culinary artisans: Unthinkably, it seems there are kids whose birthdays are bereft of cake. Quickly, to the kitchen! Yes, even more... [Read More]
The next installment of the Northwind Reading Series will be a live Zoom event from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday,  Oct. 8.  It will... [Read More]
Despite a slight damper posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, organizers said the first Jefferson County Virtual Farm Tour proved a huge success. Consisting of... [Read More]
A 62-year-old Elma man was injured Friday afternoon when his 1996 Toyota Tacoma pickup truck hit the trailer of a logging truck that had come... [Read More]
The Port Ludlow Art League has announced nine jewelers as the featured artists and jeweler for October. The featured artists of the month, the... [Read More]
Jefferson County has gone 11 days without a new case of COVID-19 being reported in the county, local health officials announced Friday. The last... [Read More]
In the Sept. 9 edition of The Leader, Justine Gonzalez-Berg argues "people who do not work in local jobs... retired... remote jobs..." place "all of... [Read More]
The Leader headline reads: "Neighbors angry over homeless shelter at fairgrounds." There is no structured homeless shelter at the fairgrounds and that is the... [Read More]
We support Jay Inslee for his third term as governor, believing his leadership and experience and his honesty during the pandemic have been good for... [Read More]
Port Townsend Police Department received 148 calls for service from Aug. 31 through Sept. 6. Below are selected reports. At 7:05 a.m. Aug. 31,... [Read More]
The West Coast is on fire. Our smoky sky reminds me of cities in China and India. I'm grateful I don't live there, and I'm... [Read More]
I saw a big silver truck plastered with "Culp" political signs parked in front of the Jefferson County Democrats Headquarters on Sims Way in Port... [Read More]
Fire commissioners for East Jefferson Fire Rescue have chosen a new commissioner to fill a vacancy on the board, but uncertainty over how the fire... [Read More]
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