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Chimacum consolidates schools  Port Townsend Leader

With the Chimacum School District facing declining enrollment and some facilities in need of serious overhauls, the school board has opted to consolidate into ...



It's not 'just Chimacum'  Port Townsend Leader

Between an outgoing principal offering an impassioned plea for fair news coverage and several student speakers who exhorted their peers to dare to dream big, ...



Chimacum School Board member asked to quit  Peninsula Daily News

CHIMACUM — Chimacum School District officials are asking School Board member Robert Bunker to step down after a Kitsap County Superior Court judge ...



Chimacum unions vote 'no confidence' in superintendent  Port Townsend Leader

The Chimacum Education Association and three other unions have cast “no confidence” votes seeking the ouster of Chimacum School District Superintendent ...



Principal lambasts newspaper coverage of schools  Port Townsend Leader

Editor's note: After the customary praising of faculty, staff, parents, students and his bosses on the school board, Chimacum High School principal Brian ...



Dori: Chimacum students could be in danger from school board member  MyNorthwest.com

The Chimacum School District is apparently not able to get rid of a school board member, even though a restraining order keeps him 500 feet away from the high ...



Chimacum students celebrate 'Day of the Dead'  Port Townsend Leader

With the area's history of agriculture, and his students' love of eating, Chimacum High School Spanish teacher Reed Aubin saw an opportunity three years ago ...



Chimacum parents tell board: Deal with discipline, academics  Port Townsend Leader

The Chimacum School Board intended to listen to concerns of parents May 13, but instead was peppered with questions about student discipline and academic ...



Two step into principal positions in Chimacum  Peninsula Daily News

CHIMACUM — Chimacum schools will be under new leadership in the 2017-18 school year with two new principals, one for the high school and another taking ...



Chimacum Arts and Crafts Fair draws creative folks  Port Townsend Leader

This year's Chimacum Arts and Crafts Fair slightly blurred the line between shoppers and creators, as seen when shopper Diane Haas perused the fiber art of ...



NPR show tapes live in Chimacum  Port Townsend Leader

National Public Radio fans got to watch one of the network's most popular word-game shows, “Says You,” being recording live at the Chimacum High School ...



Plant sales in full bloom  Port Townsend Leader

The scotch broom growing on the side of the highway isn't the only spring flower beginning to bloom. At the Native Plant Demonstration in HJ Carroll Park, white ...



Kiwanis spotlights Stars of Tomorrow  Port Townsend Leader

For the 32nd year, the Port Townsend Kiwanis Club provided a showcase for the Stars of Tomorrow.



Former SOS owner dies in crash  Port Townsend Leader

The man killed Dec. 17 in a single-vehicle collision with a tree on South Discovery Road has been identified by the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office as Dan ...



From feathers to seeds to bees  Port Townsend Leader

It is the little things that make the world an interesting place, according to Thor Hanson, this year's guest speaker for the Huntingford Lecture. Throughout his ...



PT, Chimacum, Quilcene greet school year with new staff  Port Townsend Leader

With the start of each new school year, there are usually a few new faces for both students and parents to familiarize themselves with. School began yesterday ...



Chimacum lands honor as first 'Bee City USA' school  Port Townsend Leader

A Chimacum High School teacher who was recently name a Teacher of the Year is using a hands-on approach to teach students about bees and put the high ...



Chimacum principal resigns: Whitney Meissner accepts position in La Conner School District  Port Townsend Leader

Whitney Meissner plans to resign as principal of Chimacum High School once her employment status as superintendent of the La Conner School District is ...



NEWS BRIEFS: President's Day protest planned … and other items  Peninsula Daily News

SEQUIM — A protest of President Donald Trump's declaration of an emergency at the nation's southern border is planned at 1 p.m. Monday, organizers said.



Jefferson Teen center closes doors: After 26 years, there's not enough money to keep going  Port Townsend Leader

The Jefferson Teen Center's history dates back to 1992, years before most of its current patrons were born. Now, the center is preparing to close its doors Jan.



2014 Chimacum High grad drowns at Sandy Shore Lake  Port Townsend Leader

UPDATED 5:30 p.m. June 15 A 2014 Chimacum High School graduate drowned Sunday, June 14 while swimming in Sandy Shore Lake south of State Route ...



Letting loose in the library: Chimacum High School library ditches silence for social interaction  Port Townsend Leader

Socially struggling students have historically sought solace in the silence and solitude of their high school libraries. “It was definitely silent,” Chimacum High ...



Rhody Festival royalty crowned  Port Townsend Leader

Mary Neville was crowned queen of the 84th annual Rhododendron Festival, and Kaylee Krajewski and Ellienne Thornton were named princesses during the ...



PT, Chimacum golfers head to state  Port Townsend Leader

Port Townsend golfers Mackenzie Lake and Jacob Madison are heading to the Olympic 1A Washington Interscholastic Activities Association State ...



Go Big Blue! Chimacum celebrates homecoming  Port Townsend Leader

Senior Power” proved too much for other classes to overcome, as the Class of 2017 won the Chimacum High School Homecoming Spirit Cup. The seniors ...



New venues added for 30th Chimacum Arts & Crafts Fair  Port Townsend Leader

The 30th anniversary of the Chimacum Arts and Crafts Fair, the largest such event in Jefferson County, is supplemented by displays at two adjacent venues.



McLain sets Chimacum state wrestling record  Port Townsend Leader

Senior Cody McLain (220 pounds) placed third at the state Mat Classic XXIX wrestling tourney, the best finish for a Chimacum High School grappler in the ...



BACK WHEN: The early years of Josephine Yarr  Peninsula Daily News

ON THE EVE of her 100th birthday, when a Port Townsend Leader reporter asked Chimacum's Josephine Yarr what she would change if she could live her life ...



Chimacum School District turns 100 Sept. 3  Port Townsend Leader

Chimacum School District celebrates 100 years with a party, 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 3 at the Chimacum High School Gym, 91 W Valley Road.



Chimacum seniors honored by Rotary for leadership, respect  Port Townsend Leader

The Rotary Club of East Jefferson County honored Chimacum High School seniors Quinn Dowling, Veronica Hagerman, Chelsey Johnson and Celeena ...



State Supreme Court coming to Jefferson County  Port Townsend Leader

The Washington Supreme Court will hear three cases in Jefferson County on May 13 and 14. In addition to hearing cases at the Jefferson County Superior Court ...



A 'Blonde' screening  Port Townsend Leader

We have with us tonight a true writer,” said Rocky Friedman, owner of the Rose Theatre, to a packed Starlight Room audience. “I know this because she gave me ...



'No place like home' in the theater club  Port Townsend Leader

Drama is what got me through school.” Ellie Spitzbart isn't talking about the type of drama one usually associates with high school – friend or relationship drama.



Basketball: Port Townsend girls top Chimacum 39-35; Chimacum boys best PT 58-56  Port Townsend Leader

The largest crowd to attend a Chimacum High School basketball game in at least five years saw a pair of entertaining contests Friday night. In the varsity opener, ...



1979 Chimacum grad appointed to school board  Port Townsend Leader

The Chimacum School District's new board member says he intends to lend his ear to the valley's longtime residents, many of whom have come to feel their ...



Serving up sisterhood: Twin athletes enter final year at Chimacum High  Port Townsend Leader

Soccer, volleyball, basketball, softball. Repeat, for eight years straight. Try balancing that with schoolwork and a teenage social life. The Nisbet twins have ...



PTHS, CHS announce 1st semester honor rolls  Port Townsend Leader

PORT TOWNSEND HIGH SCHOOL Port Townsend High School has announced its first semester honor roll. Students named to the honor roll have achieved a ...



Investing in people, homes: Chimacum bus driver's dream coming true thanks to retired math teacher  Port Townsend Leader

John Jamison is investing some of his retirement funds in Lisa Walsh and her children, as well as in a small house near Quilcene that would make Walsh a ...



Blacklight dodgeball, deep sea geology, plays, dances lined up on Peninsula  Peninsula Daily News

Blacklight dodgeball, deep sea geology, and plays and dances are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula.



Max Swenson remembered for sense of humor, enthusiasm  Port Townsend Leader

Max G. Swenson was a selfless listener with a ribbing sense of humor, a social butterfly with an affinity for sports and undying enthusiasm for life. He wasn't ...



'Coffee with a Cop' comes to Chimacum Cafe  Port Townsend Leader

The last thing many Jefferson County residents want to see in their rear-view mirror is a cop, especially with flashing lights. But it may be that the first thing many ...



Navy rescue swimmers speak to Chimacum students  Port Townsend Leader

Chimacum High School observed Veterans Day not just by honoring retired combat veterans, but also by giving active-duty military members a platform to ...



Hadlock Block Party branches out  Port Townsend Leader

In its second year as a full-fledged community-wide event, the Hadlock Block Party was a sprawling affair, with vendor booths and activities extending from ...



PTHS students gather to honor Florida shooting victims  Port Townsend Leader

At least 165 Port Townsend High School students walked out of their school and down to the nearby ballfield to form a giant peace symbol in a demonstration of ...



PT girls' basketball battles into league lead  Port Townsend Leader

The Port Townsend girls' basketball team has claimed first place in the 1A Olympic League for the first time in four years, thanks to back-to-back wins against ...



2016 year in review  Port Townsend Leader

There is no such thing as a “quiet” year in the news business, and that's reflected in what may be considered the “big news” stories of 2016 in Jefferson County.



Good causes at Chimacum Arts and Crafts Fair  Port Townsend Leader

Schoolchildren and school programs in Chimacum, Quilcene and Port Townsend all benefit from the Chimacum Arts and Crafts Fair, hosted last weekend at ...



NEWS BRIEFS: Man charged with killing mother … and other items  Peninsula Daily News

SEATTLE — A 25-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder in his mother's slaying in Hoodsport on Christmas Day.



UPDATE: Boys' basketball: PT season ends; Chimacum wins league title, starts district Feb. 16  Port Townsend Leader

UPDATE 9:10 p.m. Feb. 13 Port Townsend's season ended Feb. 13 with a 53-48 loss to visiting Seattle Christian in a district loser-out game. The Redhawks ...



Chimacum cheerleaders earn top awards  Port Townsend Leader

The Chimacum High School cheerleaders won an impressive amount of awards at a National Cheerleader's Association (NCA) camp conducted Aug. 1-4 at ...



Plant sales sprouting up this month, just in time for Mother's Day  Port Townsend Leader

Swan School holds 5th Plant-A-Palooza Swan School's fifth annual Plant-A-Palooza, taking place Saturday-Sunday, May 6-7, features an eclectic variety of ...



PTHS grad delights as orchestra guest  Port Townsend Leader

Audiences received more than what they were promised when renowned violist Matthew Daline, a former Port Townsend High School student, presented an ...



Community Calendar: April 26-May 2  Port Townsend Leader

The Community Calendar promotes events that are free or low-cost and open to the public. To submit: email arts@ptleader. Deadline is 1 p.m. on Wednesday ...



Major League Baseball calls Landon Cray  Port Townsend Leader

Chimacum High School graduate and Seattle University baseball player Landon Cray intends to sign a contract to become a professional baseball player. Cray ...



Homemade for the holiday: Arts & crafts fairs celebrate community, good causes  Port Townsend Leader

Community spirit was on display at the 30th Chimacum Arts and Crafts Fair over the weekend as well as the Festival of Lights at the Unity Spiritual Enrichment ...



Driver pleads not guilty after fatal car crash  Port Townsend Leader

An Adelma Beach man facing vehicular homicide and vehicular assault charges pleaded not guilty on Friday, June 12 in Jefferson County Superior Court.



Rotary honors outstanding CHS students  Port Townsend Leader

Chimacum High School seniors Kendon Hopkins and Henry Nyhus Lovekamp were recently recognized by the Rotary Club of East Jefferson County for their ...



Wrap: Quilcene, Port Townsend, Chimacum teams win, lose, tie  Port Townsend Leader

The Port Townsend, Quilcene and Chimacum high schools' fall sports seasons are in full swing. Following is the weekly wrap of exciting competitions of ...



Queen Lauren reigns for 82nd Rhododendron Festival  Port Townsend Leader

There is no learning curve for the 2017 Rhododendron Festival when it comes to appreciating the importance of being Rhody royalty. Queen Lauren ...



How to prepare if 60-foot tsunami strikes Washington coast  KING5.com

Tsunami and earthquake experts visited two sites in Grays Harbor County Wednesday to help residents learn how they can be prepared for a potential disaster.



Food safety awards go to 21 kitchens in Jefferson County  Port Townsend Leader

Twenty-one county restaurants, full-*service* food establishments and their proprietors were honored April 21 for demonstrating the highest standards of safe food ...



Craftspeople show off at the Woodworkers Show  Port Townsend Leader

Turners, carvers, boatbuilders, furniture and instrument makers – Jefferson County is rich with people who make beautiful and useful things out of wood. Some of ...



Public tsunami preparedness presentations coming to coast in April | Washington State Military Department, Citizens Serving Citizens with Pride & Tradition  Access Washington

Tsunami and earthquake experts will be on the coast April 10 through April 13 for presentations focused on tsunami hazards, alert messages and getting ...



UPDATE: Quilcene in playoff hunt; Port Townsend hosts Chimacum Saturday night  Port Townsend Leader

UPDATED Feb. 5, 8:30 a.m. The Quilcene girls' basketball team used a 7-game win streak to get into playoff contention, and Port Townsend hosts Chimacum in ...



Chimacum boys, Townsend girls win regular season basketball finales  Port Townsend Leader

Chimacum edged Port Townsend 43-40 Saturday night to win a second consecutive 1A Olympic League boys' basketball title, and the Widge Black Memorial ...



Looking back: Feb. 15, 2017  Port Townsend Leader

85 years ago (1932) The Port Townsend American Legion sponsors the popular musical comedy “The Beauty Shoppe.” Packed attendance “assured a ...



Tribes to be honored for preservation of Tamanowas Rock  Port Townsend Leader

The Jamestown S'Klallam and Port Gamble S'Klallam tribes are to be honored May 17 during a ceremony in Olympia highlighting achievements in historic ...



Thompson gets 15 years for murder of La Push woman  Port Townsend Leader

A Swansonville man who strangled his girlfriend to death in July 2015 has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. Evan Daniel Thompson, 34, cried in a packed ...



The Grandest 2019 Rhody Parade on Earth  Port Townsend Leader

The Rhododendron Festival Grand Parade's turnout of entrants, May 18, was on the high end of its yearly average, according to Rhody Fest Association Vice ...



Fun in the sun set for Irrigation Festival's 124th year  Sequim Gazette

Sunny skies should help usher in the second weekend in a row for the Sequim Irrigation Festival.



PTHS swim team wins state academic championship  Port Townsend Leader

State champions” has a nice ring to it, whether the title is earned in athletic competition, or academically in the classroom. The Port Townsend High School swim ...



PT softball player switches to hardball  Port Townsend Leader

She may be the only girl on the field, but as far as Port Townsend High School senior Jordyn King is concerned, “I'm just another player out there.” King's career ...



Tsunami Roadshow to provide information in Jefferson, Clallam counties  Peninsula Daily News

Are you aware of the damage an earthquake and tsunami could do to Jefferson and Clallam counties and the steps you should take when one occurs?



Port Townsend Rhododendron Festival 2016: Results & photos  Port Townsend Leader

Trike Race: Fast times on Water Street About 120 people turned out May 18 to see the youngest racers in Jefferson County. The Rhododendron Festival Trike ...



Yaley joins Leader marketing staff  Port Townsend Leader

Amy Yaley has joined the Port Townsend & Jefferson County Leader as a marketing specialist. Yaley grew up in West Seattle, and moved to Jefferson County in ...



Report to guide sheriff's office on community policing  Port Townsend Leader

Seek first to understand, then to be understood.” It is by that principle – originally attributed to the 13th century St. Francis of Assisi and more recently popularized ...



LOOKING BACK: March 22,2017  Port Townsend Leader

110 years ago this week (1907) The County Courthouse may need a new chimney. “The smoke outlet now in use is so defective that grave fears are entertained ...



UPDATE: Swansonville murder suspect in jail; autopsy reveals cause of La Push woman's death  Port Townsend Leader

UPDATED 6 p.m. July 27 Jefferson County prosecutors charged a Swansonville man with murder July 27 after a La Push woman was found dead in his bed July ...



Thompson murder case spurs some to question state of mental health services  Port Townsend Leader

The sentencing of a Swansonville man who choked his girlfriend to death in a fit of paranoia before attempting suicide put a spotlight on mental health services ...



LOOKING BACK: For April 4, 2017  Port Townsend Leader

5 years ago (1932) A new business intends to get into the perfume crop industry by replanting a logged-off area with 20000 true lavender plants from France.



2018 Rhody Royalty announced  Port Townsend Leader

It was the moment everyone attending the 83rd annual Rhododendron Festival royalty coronation had been waiting for: the announcement of who would be the ...



UPDATED: Rhody Festival queen is a first  Port Townsend Leader

UPDATED 4:30 p.m. March 17, text & photos It was a night of firsts at the Rhododendron Festival royalty coronation ceremony in Chimacum: • Queen Samantha ...



High school baseball: The News Tribune’s 2018 All-Area team  The News Tribune

First- and second-team selections for The News Tribune's 2018 All-Area baseball team.



From Tibet to the Peninsula: Yaks are settling in  Federal Way Mirror

QUILCENE — This is a story of a hat leading to a new life. Patricia Young worked at Tango Zulu Imports, a fair-trade shop in Port Gamble, and loved ...



School record for PTHS relay team; Townsend to host soccer playoff May 7 in Port Angeles  Port Townsend Leader

A school relay team record falls to the Port Townsend boys, the Redhawks soccer boys look to host a post-season match, and both golfers and tennis players ...



Teens honored by Kiwanis for leadership, community service  Port Townsend Leader

Ten teens and a 10-year-old were awarded the Thomas J. Majhan Teen Leaders Award by the Port Townsend Kiwanis Club for their *service* in 2015.



TaxiFest V celebrates 15 years of Locust Street Taxi  Port Townsend Leader

Locust Street Taxi celebrates 15 years of joyous stage performances, eclectic compositions and improvised songs with TaxiFest V, taking place this Saturday in ...



Accident victim's mother remembers, forgives, only begins to grieve  Port Townsend Leader

Tragedy is about remembrance, and forgiveness. It's about grieving. Michelle West has been confronting the first two in the wake of the death of Gregory Bolling, ...



Horseback riding quartet blazes Olympic Discovery Trail  Port Townsend Leader

A quartet of equestriennes got together to blaze a trail, so to speak, by riding from Port Townsend to Lake Crescent on the existing Olympic Discovery Trail.



Dove House asks: How can we prevent abuse?  Port Townsend Leader

Teresa Shiraishi has taught classes to ninth-grade students in Port Townsend, Quilcene and Chimacum about what it means to be in a healthy relationship, ...



Young environmental stewards trained  Port Townsend Leader

Thirteen students from Port Townsend and Chimacum school districts and Jefferson Community School recently completed field training for the newly accredited ...



God Bless Food enters 4th year of serving community  Port Townsend Leader

They say God never gives you more than you can handle, but it's been getting close lately,” said Thysen Scott with a laugh, referring to the amount of catering ...



Teens awarded for outstanding leadership, community service  Port Townsend Leader

Eight teens were awarded the Thomas J. Majhan Teen Leaders Award for 2014 by the Port Townsend Kiwanis Club at the 12th annual awards reception on ...



Memorial Field ready for soccer, Rhody Fest carnival  Port Townsend Leader

Jefferson County's effort to repair the rusted structure of Memorial Athletic Field's grandstand and replace its roof is within budget and nearly complete, said ...



$1M bail set for Swansonville man facing murder charge  Port Townsend Leader

A Swansonville man charged with murdering a La Push woman appeared for the first time, by video from the county jail, July 28 in Jefferson County Superior ...



Rhody Run crowns 2 first-time champions  Port Townsend Leader

Rhody Run XXXVII produced two first-time winners. Craig Leon of Eugene, Oregon, led from start to finish for the men, finishing first overall in 38 minutes, ...



Rhody Festival: 82nd Rhody Fest Grand Parade Lineup  Port Townsend Leader

Get out the lawn chairs and be ready to enjoy the 82nd Rhododendron Festival Grand Parade, which starts at 1 p.m. in Uptown on Lawrence Street at the fire ...



Dem party chair ousted  Port Townsend Leader

Linda Callahan, an attorney from Brinnon who was endorsed by Bernie Sanders supporters to lead the Jefferson County Democrats, defeated incumbent party ...



Salmon grow on trees  Port Townsend Leader

The Northwest Watershed Institute Plant-A-Thon celebrated its 10th anniversary with another large-scale planting event at the institute's Tarboo Wildlife Preserve ...



Man says he was in fear when he fired shotgun pellets at quad riders  Port Townsend Leader

A Port Hadlock man faces assault and reckless endangerment charges after a November incident in which he allegedly fired rubber pellets from a shotgun ...



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