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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 $297,000 which is roughly $181/per square foot. More Port Townsend information.

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Wednesday | Kitsap Sun

Historic ferry Carlisle II's stay in boat yard extended

The damage was discovered during an annual Coast Guard inspection at Port Townsend's Haven Boatworks, Kitsap Transit Executive Director John Clauson told the board Tuesday.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Seattle Times

Researcher aims to unlock secrets of harbor porpoises

Small, dolphin-like creatures frequent the marine waters here, but they are so shy compared to their extroverted, tropical cousins that little is known about them.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

HeraldNet

County executive offers steady support to families, crews

John Lovick walked several hundred feet along what used to be Highway 530 until he reached a spot where debris piled up.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

The News Tribune

Fishing Report

Columbia: From April 2 to Monday, the state checked 2,557 lower-river anglers, who had caught 316 adult and two jack spring chinook and nine steelhead.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

Biomass plant problems at Nippon disrupt air monitoring schedule in Port Angeles

The inability of Nippon Paper Industries USA to start up its upgraded cogeneration plant has made it impossible for the Olympic Region Clean Air Agency to take advantage of equipment installed to assess the plant's boiler emissions from burning biomass, the state monitoring agency says.

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Peninsula Daily News

Two arrested following Port Townsend Safeway liquor theft

Two teenage boys were taken into custody Saturday for investigation of armed robbery following last week's theft of a bottle of liquor from the local Safeway grocery store.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Kent Reporter

Jazz artist to perform at Red's Wine Bar in Kent on April 26

Port Townsend jazz vocalist/composer Robin Bessier debuts songs from her CD, "Other Side of Forever", at Red's Wine Bar in Kent on April 26, from 8 to 11 p.m. "Other Side of Forever" hit the top-40 jazz charts on CMJ shortly after its release last summer amidst critical acclaim, with airplay on radio stations across the globe, but a bout of ... (more)

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Tri-cityherald.com

Fast Focus: 'What would you like the future of the Hanford Reach Monument to be?' Coming full circle

There is a delightful poem by Portland poet Henry Carlile entitled Off Port Townsend, One Month Before the Arrival of the U.S.S. Ohio where he wishes the nuclear sub "safe/in some post-nuclear museum,/a tame nose we might pat/as disarming as the whale's ... ."

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

Clemente series brings memoirist to Port Townsend on Sunday

Walter Kirn, author of Blood Will Out: The True Story of a Murder, a Mystery and a Masquerade, is the next speaker in the Clemente Eclectic Lectures series at Port Townsend High School's auditorium, 1500 Van Ness, this Sunday.

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Peninsula Daily News

Brass Screw Confederacy gathering steam in Port Townsend

Three years ago, a group of people sought to create a compelling steampunk experience in Port Townsend.

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Peninsula Daily News

Port Townsend Farmers Market to open Saturday amid increasing sales

The 22nd annual Port Townsend Farmers Market opens for the season Saturday with a traditional goat parade as well as a range of new vendors and food options.

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Peninsula Daily News

Port Townsend Paper Corp. drops biomass expansion plans [Clarification]

Port Townsend Paper Corp. has abandoned a much-disputed $54 million project that would have upgraded the mill's biomass cogeneration plant.

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Bainbridge Island Review

Spring sailing schedule starts Sunday

The spring schedule also means a few changes, including the opening of the Sidney, British Columbia-Anacortes route with one round-trip per day; weekend inter-island service in the San Juan Islands; three boats serving the Fauntleroy/Vashon/Southworth route Saturdays and Sundays; and four mid-afternoon sailings on the Port Townsend/Coupeville route ... (more)

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

Port Townsend chorus to host 'Night at the Opera, a Day in the Country' on Friday, Sunday

There's a moment in the song when the best things come together. "Everyone is singing with heart," said choral director Leslie Lewis, "expressing well with their words and their faces the meaning of the text.

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Peninsula Daily News

Port Townsend free speech advocate gets more citations; now faces a misdemeanor charge in court

A free speech advocate who is testing a newly enacted city sign ordinance has received two additional citations that elevate the charge against him from a civil infraction to a misdemeanor for the repeated violation.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

Port Townsend free speech advocate cited for display

A man who has operated a free speech site at Pope Marine Park and was recently cited by police said he has no intention of complying with the citation.

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Peninsula Daily News

News Brief - Port Townsend church celebrates dedication of painting

Grace Lutheran Church, 120 Walker St., recently celebrated the dedication of a 4-foot-by-6-foot painting by Richard Jesse Watson.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

Jazz songstress to step out onto Sequim stage Saturday night

A bit of jazz, some bossa nova and a dose of samba will fill Wind Rose Cellars, the downtown Sequim wine bar, as singer Robin Bessier and friends arrive Saturday night.

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Peninsula Daily News

Port Townsend students begin their cross-country journey for climate change awareness

The Students for Sustainability, a group of Port Townsend High School seniors who hope to raise consciousness about global warming, began the first leg of their cross-country lobbying trip with a lively sendoff Thursday morning.

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Peninsula Daily News

Rotary members give dictionaries to Port Townsend third-graders [Corrected]

Grant Street Elementary School third-graders got a special treat Thursday when the Sunrise Rotary Club presented free dictionaries to each student as part of its literacy efforts.

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