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The Jefferson Community Foundation has been sharing the wealth for those in need for 15 years. Now, the foundation is sharing something else, too: a bit of itself. With much of the … more
New rules for whale watchers may do the already-threatened marine mammals more harm than good, according to local groups that spend their days following orcas in Washington waters. Pete Hanke, … more
A recently completed study at the Hood Canal Bridge has found that about half of juvenile steelhead trout aren’t able to pass under the bridge as the young fish migrate out to sea. The … more
A Jefferson County teenager has been infected with COVID-19, officials with Jefferson County Public Health reported Monday afternoon. The positive test for coronavirus was discovered in a male who … more
More than 60 volunteers recently provided cloth face masks for the students of Salish Coast Elementary School ahead of their return to class.  “We had some amazing volunteers provide … more
A 68-year-old Beaver man was hurt when his log truck rolled over on Highway 101 Monday afternoon south of Dowan’s Creek. The driver was heading north on Highway 101 and near Milepost 182 … more
Heavy wildfire smoke from record-breaking blazes burning in Oregon, California and Washington caused air quality throughout Jefferson County to take a nosedive last week, prompting some business that … more
In less than a week the Rose Theatre made about $153,000 — and they didn’t even have to open the door. The iconic Port Townsend movie house’s owner began a GoFundMe campaign last … more
The number of COVID-19 infections in Jefferson County was still at 70 following the Labor Day holiday weekend, Public Health Officer Dr. Tom Locke told Jefferson County commissioners during their … more
This school year will be a strange one for students at Port Townsend High School. Most students will be taking classes entirely online, and those taking classes in person will do so in small groups … more
A wildland fire near Aldrich Road by the Discovery Bay Golf Course was extinguished Monday morning by firefighters from East Jefferson Fire Rescue. A person walking a dog spotted the fire and … more
Firefighters from East Jefferson Fire Rescue were called to Kah Tai Lagoon in Port Townsend Sunday afternoon after a passerby saw smoke and called 911. Units arrived at the scened at 1:12 p.m. … more
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