Jefferson County Library (JCL) has expanded its operating hours. In-library and curbside services are now offered Tuesday to Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and the computer lab is open from noon to 4:45 p.m. for both drop-in visitors as well as those with reservations. Short-term laptop loans are available for use in the library parking lot.Continue reading “Library Offers New Hours, New Programs”
Port Ludlow resident Walter B. Biondi has published a book titled The Plant Food Diet Miracle, which emphasizes the health benefits of plant and whole food diets.Continue reading “New Book Promotes Healthy Food Choices”
by Keppie Keplinger, Public Information Officer, Port Ludlow Fire & Rescue
With June here and warmer weather to come, it’s time to protect the area around your home from the risk of fire. Your local fire department provides these guidelines:Continue reading “Create Fire-Safe Spaces Around Your Home”
Service Statistics April 2021
AlarmsContinue reading “Port Ludlow Fire & Rescue”
On Tuesdays, June 1, 15, and 29, at 11:30 a.m., Tony Hinson will host an online estate planning session with a focus on retirement-account inheritance planning in a changing landscape.Continue reading “Free Legal and Estate Planning Seminars”
Updated by: by Maraiah Lynn Nadeau
Abbreviations are PT for Port Townsend, PH for Port Hadlock and PL for Port Ludlow. All area codes are 360 unless otherwise noted
• Goodwill, 602 Howard St., off Sims Way, PT, 385-6600, Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.7 p.m.
• Adventist Thrift Shop, Uptown PT on Pierce St., cornerof Franklin, at the Better Living Center. Drop box locatedat side of building. Good, clean basic clothing, housewares, bedding, shoes accepted; no big stuff. Open 10a.m.-3 p.m. Tues. and Thursday.
• Olympic Trading Post, 10632 Rhody Drive, PH, 379-3648. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Accepts usable clothing, furniture, mattresses. Some items are given to the Chimacum Free Store.
• Habitat for Humanity Store, 2001 W. Sims Way, PT, 379-2827. Tue., 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Wed.Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
INTERNETContinue reading “Moving It On”
Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) has a new provider, Dr. Melinda Bower, serving students in the Chimacum and Quilcene health centers. JCPH school-based centers are a partnership between Jefferson Healthcare and the school districts. They are located for student use at Port Townsend High School, Chimacum Middle and High School, and a newly opened Quilcene School District location.Continue reading “JCPH Gets New Doctor, New School Health Facility”
Jefferson County Library has made steady progress on reopening in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic and attributed its success to the public’s respect for safety protocols. Staff members reported their recent pleasure at seeing see new and familiar faces, hearing children laughing again inside the building, and receiving feedback on library changes. Although they are currently unable to provide meeting rooms or in-person events due to space limitations, they said they’re hopeful that will change soon. Below are additional updates:Continue reading “Library Reports a Healthy Transition”
by Brad Martin, Port Ludlow Fire Chief
Looking back to last May, you read here about local residents across the county who were stepping up to help in their neighborhoods by making face masks, checking on homebound neighbors, grocery shopping for those who couldn’t get out, and so much more.Continue reading “A Year to Remember”
The Jefferson County Chamber will present its annual Community Leadership awards on May 15, via Zoom. Congressman Derek Kilmer will be the keynote speaker. This year the event will honor the many leaders in our community who stepped up in response to the Covid-19 crisis and are working toward the revitalization of Jefferson County.Continue reading “Chamber to Present Annual Awards”