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Tuesday | Seattle Times
New books by Seattle-area authors: a grandson's story of his country-doctor grandfather in Idaho, poems translated by Red Pine, Olympia poet Dean Olsen's latest and a history of Puget Sound orcas captured for commercial purposes.
Tuesday | Kirkland Reporter
With Washingtonians gearing up to celebrate the last, long holiday weekend of the summer, travelers are advised to plan ahead for heavy traffic on the state's major highways.
The Chimacum High School Band, the only band in the state that will be in Hawaii on Pearl Harbor Day, has raised nearly half the funds it needs for the trip.
The Port Townsend School District will resume classes Sept. 3 with an improved communications infrastructure.
Clallam-Jefferson County Pro Bono Lawyers will present its next Law at The Landing, a drop-in legal clinic for the public, from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept.
Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce - Weekly luncheon meetings are held Mondays at noon at the Port Townsend Elks Lodge, 555 Otto St. The speaker this Monday will be Kris Mayer, head of the KLMayer Consulting Group, on charter schools and other education topics of note.
A Jefferson County couple who wishes to remain anonymous has promised to match $100,000 in donations to the Port Townsend Aero Museum "so it can inspire more local kids to success while providing financial stability to the museum."
North Olympic Peninsula law enforcement is looking for those impaired by alcohol or drugs in a special patrol through Sept.
An "Enchanted Evening" of melody, magic and mystery will be performed by mezzo-soprano Sydney Keegan at the August Candlelight Concert on Thursday at 7 p.m. The concert will be at Trinity United Methodist Church, 609 Taylor St. A $10 suggested donation will be used to further the church's music and historic Victorian restoration programs.
The studios of 36 area artists will be opened up for those who want to watch pros at work.
EDITOR'S NOTE The surname of George Drake, line operations manager for the city of Port Angeles utility department, has been corrected.
Access to the Jefferson County Courthouse will be limited to the Cass Street entrance for the rest of the day after law enforcement officers received a call warning of a weapons threat.
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