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Port Townsend, Washington is located in Jefferson County. Zip codes in Port Townsend, WA include 98368. The median home price in Port Townsend is $300,000 which is roughly $179/per square foot. More Port Townsend information.

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22 hrs ago | Peninsula Daily News

Eye on Jefferson: Board of commissioners eyes funds for conservation project

The three Jefferson County commissioners will consider approving up to $334,000 in conservation futures funds for the Jefferson Land Trust's Tarboo Forest Conservation project when they meet Monday.

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Yesterday | HeraldNet

A perfect picnic: What you need for a romantic date or a family trip

Whether it's at the beach, a park or at the end of a short hike, it's the perfect time of year to break out the picnic basket, lay out a blanket and enjoy the company of someone you love.

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Yesterday | Peninsula Daily News

SUNDAY: Songwriting forum, concert set today in Port Townsend

The sirens are calling you to a special concert and songwriting forum today. "Sirens Sing: A Two-Part Collaborative Event on the Art of Songwriting" will offer a songwriting forum from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. before a performance at 7 p.m. at the Cotton Building, 607 Water St. Suggested donations in a pay-as-you-can format range from $3 to $15 for the ... (more)

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Yesterday | Peninsula Daily News

SUNDAY: Concert in Port Townsend's Chetzemoka Park today

THIS WEEK'S SCHEDULE of free outdoor music on the North Olympic Peninsula begins with: PORT TOWNSEND SUMMER BAND - Today at 3 p.m. in the gazebo at Chetzemoka Park, Jackson and Blaine streets.

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Yesterday | Peninsula Daily News

Peninsula's first pot shop sells out in its first day; next opening planned for Friday

River Carey of Port Townsend, right, buys the first legal marijuana on the North Olympic Peninsula from budtender Jessica Bahrijczuk at Sea Change Cannabis in Discovery Bay on Friday morning.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

KOMO News

Discovery Bay closed to shellfish harvesting

Discovery Bay, near Port Townsend, has been closed to recreational shellfish harvesting due to the presence of biotoxins.

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Seattle Times

Admiral Theater in West Seattle in 'limbo'

It's not an easy time to be running an independent movie theater: In recent years, virtually all have had to pony up to pay for digital conversion, as the release of movies on 35mm film fades away.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Sewage treatment "will happen," says B.C. premier, doesn't say when

Treatment of Victoria's sewage "will happen," British Columbia Premier Christy Clark promised members of Washington's congressional delegation in a terse letter.

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The News Tribune

Tacoma Jazz and Blues Festival expands to outdoor event on South Tacoma Way

If you're driving on South Tacoma Way on Saturday, you're going to have to brake.

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Seattle Times

Salmon fisheries going down as one of the most memorable in recent years

The ocean salmon fishery is still topping the news; a record sockeye run is heading up the Columbia; and many places in between are giving way to fun action.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

Concert Alert - Concert on the Pier in Port Angeles moves to...

BECAUSE OF THE possibility of rain tonight, Concert on the Pier in Port Angeles will be held two blocks away at The Gateway, corner of Lincoln and Front streets.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

News Briefs - Ramp work set beginning this Monday on Sequim's...

As part of the designation of the Olympic Discovery Trail, ramp construction on the north side of East Fir Street, between Sequim Avenue and North Blake Avenue, is scheduled to begin Monday and be completed by Sept.

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Daily Kos

History 101: Point Hudson

For many thousands of years, Native American groups including the ancestors of today's Klallam and Chemakum peoples, used Point Hudson, Washington as a seasonal resource collection site and as a ceremonial site.

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Peninsula Daily News

Meals, reading program in Jefferson County has room for more

Halfway through its summer-meals-and-reading program, the Jefferson County YMCA is serving some 150 meals each day - and there is room for more.

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Peninsula Daily News

Jazz Port Townsend to call to music lovers starting Thursday

The clubs and bars of Port Townsend will come alive beginning next Thursday, as the 40th annual Jazz Port Townsend conference spills out of the confines of Fort Worden and into the streets.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

Business Briefs - Longtime Port Townsend hospital worker made...

Randy Holeman has been promoted to director of diagnostic imaging at Jefferson Healthcare hospital.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Daily Kos

Museums 101: Sailplanes

By the nineteenth century, people fascinated with the idea of flying were experimenting with gliders .

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Peninsula Daily News

If You Missed this - Peninsula's first pot shop expected to open Saturday in Discovery Bay

Greg Brotherton talks to a supplier in preparation for opening the North Olympic Peninsula's first recreational pot store Saturday.

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Peninsula Daily News

Port Townsend City Council to consider final rules on medical marijuana Monday

A policy governing the zoning of medical marijuana growing, processing and distribution within the city limit received some fine-tuning this week in anticipation of the ordinance's possible approval Monday.

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Peninsula Daily News

Saturday's Marihugh Cruz-in in Port Angeles to benefit scholarship

Wayne King of Gardiner and Mickey Griffith of Port Townsend push a 1963 top fuel dragster to its parking place at 2013's Darlene Marihugh Memorial Cruz-In in Port Angeles.

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