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  1. The Race to Alaska is a 'call to the heart'Read the original story

    Monday Jun 5 | Crosscut.com

    ... is not a race . Ok, people often call it a race. There's a starting line, after all, a starting line on the Port Townsend waterfront where, in the first light of June 8, some 64 vessels ranging from rowboats to world-class racing craft will jockey ...

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  2. The Race to Alaska, a human-powered test of enduranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 4 | CBS News

    One of the more punishing events in American sport is a grueling 750-mile, human-powered boat race from Port Townsend, Wash., to Ketchikan, Alaska, featuring all manner of vessels, save those with motors.

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  3. The Race to AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 4 | CBS News

    "Row, row, row your boat" are more than the words to a children's song; they COULD be the key to victory in a race that starts this Thursday. On the theory that the past may be prologue, Luke Burbank takes us back one year: It's a Wednesday afternoon in Port Townsend, Washington, just hours before the annual Race to Alaska gets started.

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  4. McCauley takes job with Jefferson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 2 | The Columbian

    Not even a month after being suddenly ousted from his job as Clark County's top executive, Mark McCauley has a new job. In a post made to his personal Facebook page yesterday, McCauley announced that he has has accepted a deputy county administrator/department director position with Jefferson County, home to Port "My wife and I are heading to Port Townsend tomorrow to look at houses," he wrote. 1 comment

  5. Vietnam veterans remembered at Pasco memorialRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | Tri-cityherald.com

    ... he said. "In fact, the very first Navy Medal of Honor and the only SeaBee is on that wall, and he came from Port Townsend, Washington." After leaving the Navy toward the end of the war, Vandenberg joined the Army Reserves and became a drill ...

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  6. Audacious, Adventurous Or Just Nutty? Racing To Alaska On Stand-up PaddleboardsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    ... the zany adventure race fires at dawn's early light on June 8. Sailors, rowers and paddlers will cast off from Port Townsend, Washington on a maritime marathon along the historic gold rush route to Ketchikan, Alaska. "Yeah, I definitely feel it can ...

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  7. Backyard flights of fancy: Hobbits, dragons, pirates, oh myRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | Manchester Journal

    ... to things that are round and cave-like," Pillsbury says. Chris Axling, owner of Magical Playhouses in Port Townsend, Washington, agrees, saying curves are the secret to any magical design. His custom creations have wavy rooflines and rounded windows ...

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  8. From Hobbit holes to pirate ships: Building backyard magicRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | Kenosha News

    ... holes' half-moon design. Some have even asked what a Hobbit is. Chris Axling, owner of Magical Playhouses in Port Townsend, Wash., agrees, saying curves are the secret to any magical design. His custom creations have wavy rooflines and rounded ...

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  9. Company: Riders who fell from Ferris wheel were asked to sit - Sat, 20 May 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... The accident happened Thursday on The Phoenix Wheel, a 40-foot-tall ride at the Rhododendron Festival in Port Townsend, on the Olympic Peninsula northwest of Seattle. A 59-year-old woman, a woman in her 40s and a 7-year-old boy fell about 12 to 15 ...

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  10. Company: Customers may be to blame for Ferris wheel injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... accident happened on The Phoenix Wheel, a 40-foot-tall (12-meter-tall) ride at the Rhododendron Festival in Port Townsend, on the Olympic Peninsula northwest of Seattle. Two women and a 7-year-old boy fell about 12 to 15 feet (3.5 to 4.5 meters) ...

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  11. Riders may have caused Port Townsend Ferris wheel accident, company president saysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    Police tape surrounds a Ferris wheel at the Jefferson County Rhododendron Festival in Port Townsend on Thursday evening after an accident sent three people falling 30 feet from the carnival ride. The three people were each taken by helicopter to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle for treatment of their injuries.

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  12. Judge dismisses discrimination lawsuit brought by family of 'clock boy'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | FOX Carolina

    ... house. Three people, including a child, fell an estimated 15 feet from a ferris wheel ride at a festival in Port Townsend, Washington on Thursday, according to a fire official. Three people, including a child, fell an estimated 15 feet from a ferris ...

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  13. 2 women, 1 boy hurt in fall from Ferris wheel Read Story Liza JavierRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Danny Lund was at the Rhododendron Festival in Port Townsend and caught video of the Ferris wheel accident moments after it happened. Three people were injured when a bucket seat on a Ferris wheel tipped over at the Rhododendron Festival in Port Angeles Thursday.

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  14. Three riders injured in Ferris wheel mishapRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | Reuters

    Three people were injured after falling 30 feet from a Ferris wheel that tipped over at the Rhododendron Festival in Port Townsend, Washington on Thursday. Jillian Kitchener reports.

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  15. The Morning News: Robert Mueller's Appointment Is Causing Some...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | The Stranger

    ... fully is going to be hampered," said Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.). Three People Fell Off a Ferris Wheel in Port Townsend: It was happened around 6 p.m. during the Rhododendron Festival on Thursday. An eyewitness reported that one of the pods on the ...

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  16. Source: FOX CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | FOX Carolina

    ... house. Three people, including a child, fell an estimated 15 feet from a ferris wheel ride at a festival in Port Townsend, Washington on Thursday, according to a fire official. Three people, including a child, fell an estimated 15 feet from a ferris ...

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  17. News 37 mins ago 10:45 a.m.2 women, boy hurt in fall from Ferris wheel in Port TownsendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Danny Lund was at the Rhododendron Festival in Port Townsend and caught video of the Ferris wheel accident moments after it happened. Three people were injured when a bucket seat on a Ferris wheel tipped over at the Rhododendron Festival in Port Angeles Thursday.

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  18. Three people fall from Ferris wheel ride in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Three people, including a child, fell an estimated 15 feet from a Ferris wheel ride at a festival in Port Townsend, Washington, on Thursday. The three people had been in the same cart on the Ferris wheel, which had been set up for the Rhododendron Festival at Memorial Field, said Bill Beezley, a public information officer with the East Jefferson Fire Department.

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  19. Trending Now 1 HRS Ago 3 hospitalized after falling from Ferris wheelRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | WSB-TV

    PORT TOWNSEND, Wash. - At least three people, including one child, fell 30 feet from a Ferris wheel at the Rhododendron Festival in Port Townsend, Washington, on Thursday night.

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  20. Inside Prince George's, Princess Charlotte's roles at Pippa Middleton's weddingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    ... Celtic Festival, scheduled at the 18th Street Plaza. The Festival kicks off with whiskey tasting at t... (PORT TOWNSEND, Wash.) -- Two women and a child were hospitalized Thursday night after falling 15 to 18 feet from a Ferris wheel at a carnival ...

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