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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 $180/per square foot. More Port Townsend information.

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5 hrs ago | Peninsula Daily News

News Briefs - Forks Library sleepover set for Wednesday . . . and other items

The Forks Library, 171 S. Forks Ave., invites children between the ages of 3 and 5 to dress in pajamas and bring a favorite stuffed animal for a special "sleepover" edition of storytime at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Children's animal friends will remain in the library for an overnight stay and can be picked up the following morning.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

What's happening on the Peninsula? Check out today's PDN Page 1

WHEN YOU GET home delivery of the Peninsula Daily News, the digital comes free. Subscribers to the print PDN enjoy free "all-digital access" including: eEdition - our electronic page-by-page replica of the print edition.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

OUTDOORS: Coho moving east along Strait of Juan de Fuca

COHO CONTINUED THEIR migration east in the past week, with outstanding catch totals off Port Angeles, steady numbers out west off Sekiu, and good numbers in Marine Area 9 , if not off Port Townsend itself. Last Saturday's creel report numbers were off the charts at the Ediz Hook boat ramp, with 150 coho landed by 99 anglers in 44 boats.

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HeraldNet

Sundance by the sea: For 3 days, Port Townsend becomes a film mecca

The public is invited to spend the day or three at this block party with more than 60 directors, writers and others in the industry. It all takes place at seven venues in the Historic Downtown area of the town on the northeast tip of the Olympic Peninsula.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

Sunday concert in Port Townsend to honor songs of Seeger, Guthrie

The patriotism and protest of folk pioneers Pete Seeger and Woody Guthrie will be celebrated by seven songwriters from the Salish Sea region at "7:30 p.m. Sunday. The show will be at Key City Playhouse, 419 Washington St. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the door, by phoning 360-385-KCPT or online at www.keycitypublictheatre.org .

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Peninsula Daily News

Car show, volunteer fair, salmon derby among Peninsula offerings

NOTE: "Today" and "tonight" refer to Friday, Sept. 12. A volunteer fair, the Peninsula Dream Machines' annual Charity Car Show and a salmon derby in Sekiu are among the weekend's activities on the North Olympic Peninsula.

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Daily Kos

Museums 101: 1930s Monoplanes

The Port Townsend, Washington, Aero Museum occupies several hangers at the Port Townsend Airport. The main gallery displays a collection of rare small aircraft which have been meticulously restored and maintained.

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Peninsula Daily News

Substation failure causes Port Townsend power outage

Electrical power lost Wednesday night was restored to about 4,000 customers within the Port Townsend city limit by about 1:30 a.m. Thursday. Power was out for about three hours after three voltage regulators at the Kearney Street substation failed, according to Jim Parker, Jefferson County Public Utility District general manager.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

Port of Port Townsend considering property tax levy increase

After years of not claiming the full share of property tax revenue that it is allowed by state law, the Port of Port Townsend is examining the possibility of raising its levy rates. "The recession was hitting everyone hard in the pocketbook, and the commission wanted to be cognizant of people's hardships," said Commissioner Steve Tucker at a workshop Wednesday.

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Peninsula Daily News

Port Townsend Paper Corp. mill hosts open house Saturday

Saturday's open house at the Port Townsend Paper Corp. was a long time coming, as the last such event was in 1949. "We want for people to see what we do here," said company spokeswoman Emily Hayes.

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Peninsula Daily News

Port Townsend volunteer fair looks to connect skills with need Saturday

Taking inspiration from the standard job fair format, a volunteer fair meant to connect people who have time and skills with the nonprofits in need of those skills will host its second annual event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. "There are a lot of people who have skill sets they can share to make Jefferson County a better place to live," said Boiler Room Executive Director Amy Smith.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

Two bond measures could be on February ballot in Port Townsend

Voters may see two city bond measures on the Feb. 10 special election ballot. The council discussed Monday a bond issue to provide up to $4.3 million in general obligation bonds to finance capital improvements to the Mountain View Commons at 1925 Blaine St., as well as other city facilities, including the Port Townsend Library.

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Peninsula Daily News

Application deadline is Sept. 30 for Port Townsend School Board...

Port Townsend School Board members plan to choose a temporary member next month to fill Anne Burkart's position. The board accepted Burkart's resignation Monday night before scheduling the replacement process.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

Eye on Jefferson: Port Townsend City Council mulls bond proposition

The Port Townsend City Council will discuss a proposed $4.1 million bond measure to support the renovation of the Mountain View complex when it conducts a workshop Monday, The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. in council chambers at historic City Hall, 540 Water St. The council will discuss crafting an election resolution that, if approved by the council at a regular meeting, would begin the process for developing the measure for a 2015 ballot. The measure would ask voters if the city should issue capital bonds in the approximate amount of $4.1 million to pay for capital projects at Mountain View and other buildings, and set an election date.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

Seattle Times

Swallow hard, and accept a state income tax

Nothing courageous about it. It's an inane idea based on no realistic look of the current tax system or current... I have a suggestion.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

Sunday concert to raise funds for Chimacum band trip to Hawaii

The Port Townsend Summer Band and Sequim City Band will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday. The concert will be in the Chimacum High School auditorium, 91 West Valley Road.

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Peninsula Daily News

Wooden Boat Festival offers something for everyone this weekend in Port Townsend

NOTE: "Today" and "tonight" refer to Friday, Sept. 5. PORT TOWNSEND - Sponsors say the 38th annual Wooden Boat Festival is both entertaining and educational - but that the learning component is the most rewarding.

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Peninsula Daily News

Port Townsend Gallery Walk has maritime flair Saturday

As worshipers of wooden boats descend on the city, artists of worldwide acclaim will display their work inspired by watercraft and wood during the city's monthly Gallery Walk on Saturday. Sculptures, paintings and mixed-media works will be displayed at walkable venues in town, with refreshments and artists on hand to join the public.

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Peninsula Daily News

Trial set after Port Townsend police say man stole checks from mailboxes, deposited funds

A Port Hadlock man faces a December trial after police said he stole checks from mailboxes, changed the names of the recipients to his own and deposited them into his bank account. Donald Eugene Green III, 27, remained in the Jefferson County jail Thursday after his arrest Tuesday for investigation of forgery and second-degree theft as well as a probation violation.

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