Stuart Elliott

Jefferson: United Good Neighbors advances on fund-raising

Officials from United Good Neighbors of Jefferson County say their annual fund-raising campaign has collected about $122,000 so far this year. That's slightly more than… Continue reading

Former Port Angeles woman turns oyster shells into ornaments for White House

A former Port Angeles woman has created Christmas ornaments from oysters that will decorate the White House Christmas tree. Deb Stoltenberg, who lived in Port… Continue reading

Jefferson: Entities discuss Glen Cove issues

PORT TOWNSEND -- Jefferson County and city officials reached compromises over setbacks and building sizes for an expanded Glen Cove area Tuesday. Representatives from the… Continue reading

Peninsula: After 30 years, Centrum still a roundhouse of cultural, economic benefit

Centrum has been in the North Olympic Peninsula vocabulary for nearly 30 years? But what does the word "Centrum" mean, anyway? Says Executive Director Carol… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Tract rezoned to allow Victorian business

PORT TOWNSEND -- The city Planning Commission voted Tuesday night to recommend plans to rezone 1.7 acres to make way for a Victorian hardware business… Continue reading

Refurbishing funds for Jefferson: Courthouse to be broached today

Jefferson County commissioners will make their case for money to reinforce the aging courthouse clock tower during a meeting today with U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell.… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Victorian hardware company faces opposition planned big building

PORT TOWNSEND -- A plan to move a California-based Victorian hardware conglomerate to Port Townsend is coming under fire from a group calling itself Friends… Continue reading

Jefferson: County's second urban growth area could happen next month

PORT HADLOCK -- The Jefferson County Planning Commission recommended approval Wednesday night of a proposed 1,450-acre urban growth area in the Tri-Area. Commissioners voted 6-… Continue reading

Port Townsend Bay “no anchor” zone proposed

PORT TOWNSEND -- The Jefferson County Marine Resources Committee is working on a plan to develop a voluntary "no anchor zone" in part of Port… Continue reading

Jefferson: Research group offering tours of proposed gravel pier area

PORT TOWNSEND -- A commercial marine research cruise program plans to offer tours of the area where Fred Hill Materials Inc. is planning to build… Continue reading

Jefferson: Fred Hill hearing so big, it”ll be held at the county fairgrounds

Jefferson County commissioners have scheduled a Dec. 5 public hearing to address Fred Hill Materials Inc.'s application to set aside a mineral overlay zone in… Continue reading

Jefferson: Fred Hill mineral overlay heading to county board

The Jefferson County Planning Commission voted to recommend 690 acres near Shine be set aside for Fred Hill Materials Inc. as mineral resource land. The… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Split council approves mediation program

PORT TOWNSEND -- The City Council voted Tuesday night to begin a program that would help settle disagreements between residents. The council voted 4-3 to… Continue reading

Jefferson: Brasfield wins sheriff's race

Mike Brasfield is the new Jefferson County sheriff. He topped Kristen Anderson-Post by 345 votes out of 12,535 cast in the race after election officials… Continue reading

PT pulp operations expected to restart today

PORT TOWNSEND -- As rainfall boosts city reservoirs, Port Townsend Paper Corp. announced it could resume full operations at the mill today. The company, which… Continue reading

Jefferson: Mineral overlay splits Planning Commission, puts “pit-pier” project on hold

The Jefferson County Planning Commission has placed in limbo -- at least temporarily -- a Fred Hill Materials application for a mineral lands overlay on… Continue reading

Jefferson: Brasfield outlines plans for sheriff's office

Mike Brasfield on Wednesday began thinking about assuming the Jefferson County sheriff's position as he continued to hold a solid election lead over Kristen Anderson-Post.… Continue reading

Jefferson: “Too early to call” for Rodgers and Winkle

The county commissioner duel between Pat Rodgers and Wendi Wrinkle was too close to call Tuesday night. Wrinkle, a Democrat from Shine had a slight… Continue reading

Jefferson: Brasfield leading Anderson-Post in sheriff race

Democrat Mike Brasfield led Republican Kristen Anderson-Post in the race for Jefferson County sheriff in very early election results Tuesday night. Brasfield of Port Townsend… Continue reading

Port Townsend: “Sister” relationship with Japanese city formalized

It took visits to 23 other cities in Washington state before Ichikawa, Japan, was sure it had found a potential "sister" in Port Townsend. That… Continue reading