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  1. Follow Friday: Woodworking SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | Popular Woodworking

    ... fundamentals and clean designs, with both a 9-month program and weekend workshops during the summer. The Port Townsend School of Woodworking on the northwest coast of Washington offers 12 week intensive programs as well as shorter classes focused on ...


  2. Soccer: Homeless World Cup to honor memory of late co-founderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | Reuters

    ... and warm-heartedness," he said. One player eagerly anticipating kickoff is Marco Chairez, a 23-year-old from Port Townsend, Washington who will play for the United States. "I am so honored to be a part of this amazing program that has helped me turn ...


  3. 'The Best Bad Things' crackles like a fast-traveling...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | Seattle Times

    Katrina Carrasco's "The Best Bad Things" vividly creates the world of 1880s Port Townsend; we hear it, we see it, and we smell it. The warm air of the post office is "reeky with mildew, tallow, unwashed woolens"; an imports office smells of "ink, parchment, the polished sourness of brass"; a decrepit boardinghouse's hallway reeks of turpentine and sulfur , with a bedroom within smelling of gin and stale vomit.


  4. Racing 70-Miles Up Puget Sound on a Nesting DinghyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | Sea Magazine

    Tacoma and Port Townsend are separated by a span of 70-miles and, naturally, the folks that brought you the Race to Alaska decided it was a good idea to race it. Alas, lots of folks signed up for the inaugural Seventy48 and took to Puget Sound on all manner of row and paddle craft.


  5. Port Townsend shelter already fullRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

    Officials at a Washington winter shelter say the shelter is already at capacity, and the number of seniors needing housing has increased. The Peninsula Daily News reports Mike Johnson, the manager of the Jefferson County Winter Shelter in the basement of the American Legion Post No.


  6. Racing catamaran still performingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | Composites Technology

    Incognito , a 28-year-old catamaran, is still setting speed records and besting much newer craft. It was fabricated by Gougeon Brothers Inc. in 1990, and is owned by Russell Brown of Port Townsend, WA, US, who was the first solo finisher in the 2018 grueling R2AK .


  7. Olympia went to court to block an income tax proposal. Two years...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | The Olympian

    ... said Mark Barber, who authored the amicus brief filed jointly with the Association of Washington Cities, Port Townsend and Port Angeles. "The answer I think without a doubt is yes." Barber was acting under the direction of the City Council, which in ...


  8. 5 Ideas for Adding OnRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2018 | Old House Journal

    ... the set-back ordinances? Do I need to get a variance?" When Pat and Frank Durbin bought a carriage house in Port Townsend, Washington, they wanted to add a master bath. Pat bought a $30 3-D Architect computer software program and started noodling ...


  9. Intellicheck (IDN) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment ResearchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 21 | Daily Political

    ... sells its products through its direct sales force and marketing partners. The company is headquartered in Port Townsend, Washington. " A number of other research firms have also recently commented on IDN. Oppenheimer reaffirmed a market perform ...


  10. Giant Monterey cypress on Olympic Peninsula to be cut downRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    The tree that's 60 feet tall and 33 feet round is on property owned by John Eissinger and next to his Blue Gull Inn Bed and Breakfast in Port Townsend. Eissinger tells KING-TV that a University of Washington tree expert says the tree is a danger and should be removed.


  11. Invasive crab species found in waters off Olympic PeninsulaRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Resource managers say trapping is critical for halting the spread of an invasive crab species that has been found in waters across the northern side of the Olympic Peninsula in Washington state. The Peninsula Daily News reports the European green crab has now been found in the Tsoo-Yess River in Neah Bay, in the Graveyard Spit in Dungeness and in the waters of Kala Point near Port Townsend.


  12. 'Victorians' kicked out of Victoria's Butchart Gardens over their clothesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Sarah and Gabriel Chrisman began forgoing modern conveniences to live a Victorian-era lifestyle six years ago. Now the parlor of their home in Port Townsend is lined with period furniture and their collection of 19th Century big wheel bicycles.


  13. Military jets shouldn't shatter the peace of public landsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | High Country News

    Gundars Rudzitis is a contributor to Writers on the Range, the opinion service of High Country News . He is a professor emeritus of geography, environmental science and philosophy at the University of Idaho, and writes in Port Townsend, Washington.


  14. Intellicheck (IDN) Raised to "Hold" at Zacks Investment ResearchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2018 | Daily Political

    ... sells its products through its direct sales force and marketing partners. The company is headquartered in Port Townsend, Washington. " A number of other brokerages have also recently issued reports on IDN. Oppenheimer reaffirmed a "market perform" ...


  15. Chetzemoka runs aground at Coupeville ferry terminalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... 3.3 knot (3.75 mph) currents during the approach into Keystone Harbor to complete the 5:15 p.m. sailing from Port Townsend. At approximately 10 p.m., divers arrived at the Coupeville ferry terminal to conduct a full hull inspection while it was ...


  16. Cruise company cancels stops in OlympiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2018 | The Olympian

    ... on this." The Grand Puget Sound tour, which starts and ends in Seattle, includes stops in Tacoma, Poulsbo, Port Townsend, Port Angeles, Victoria, British Columbia, and the San Juan Islands, according to the company's website. Tickets start at about ...


  17. In loving remembrance of Barbara BaileyRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2018 | Seattle Gay News

    ... huge party, a fantastic celebration at Chevy Chase Beach Cabins, her family's long-time home and enterprise in Port Townsend. There was live music, champagne forever, and a big crowd of people who admired and adored her. Anyone who knew Barb knew ...


  18. Our Critics' Film Picks for FallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | The Stranger

    ... that is the Cinerama. The last few days will include screenings of 2001: A Space Odyssey and Vertigo . Port Townsend Film Festival Veteran actor Danny Glover and world-class filmmakers Charles Burnett and Jane Campion will be the special guests at ...


  19. Canadian wins Best of Show award at AQS Fall QuiltWeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... the classic story of the Frog Prince. She also won a cash prize of $11,000. Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry, of Port Townsend, Washington, won the Baby Lock USA First Place Overall Award, along with $10,000, for her "ARCHES" quilt. "We have winners from ...


  20. Officials investigate ferry grounding at Washington terminalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | The Columbian

    ... the most challenging landing in the system with "zero room" for something to go wrong. Ferry service for the Port Townsend/Coupeville route was halted for several hours after the "soft grounding" of the Salish. Soft grounding means the vessel was ...


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