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  1. New honors this month for Port Townsend add to list of accolades from variety of sourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Peninsula Daily News

    New awards this month are only the latest in a series that proclaim Port Townsend as a great place to live or visit. Port Townsend has received 19 such honors since December 2012, according to a list assembled by Christina Pivarnik, Port Townsend marketing director.

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  2. What's happening on the North Olympic Peninsula? See today's PDN front pagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... always faster to read in print, and studies show you absorb more. ) There are two editions - one tailored to Port Townsend/Jefferson County readers, the other for Clallam County readers. AND . . . you don't run into our paywall. Subscribers to the ...

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  3. Featured tale tonight at Story Swap in Port Angeles about father of UK folk revivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Peninsula Daily News

    Chris Gilbert, a storyteller who's spent many a happy hour singing in folk clubs and pub song circles, is headed for the Story Swap this tonight . The storyteller from London now lives in Port Townsend, where he hosts the P.T. Folk Song Night on the third Friday of the month.

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  4. Groundbreaking set today for Jefferson Healthcare's new building in Port TownsendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... the cafeteria, during which time food production will be moved off-site. The hospital is negotiating with the Port Townsend School District for use of the Blue Heron Middle School cafeteria for the summer months. By the time the school year begins, ...

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  5. Eye on Jefferson: Board eyed to hear property tax appeals - correctedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Peninsula Daily News

    EDITOR'S NOTE: This report has been corrected to reflect that the Jefferson Healthcare commissioners will meet Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. at 2500 W. Sims Way, suite 302, in Port Townsend. The three Jefferson County commissioners will consider convening the Jefferson County Board of Equalization because of a large number of property tax appeals when they meet today.

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  6. Plan ahead for Memorial Day weekend travel with the WSDOTRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | The Bothell Reporter

    ... and reservations are strongly recommended for the Anacortes/San Juan Islands, Anacortes/Sidney, B.C. and Port Townsend/Coupeville ferry routes. Under the new system: Drivers without reservations will be loaded as space allows and may have long wait ...

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  7. Rugged runners come out in droves for Rhody race in Port TownsendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... helps support injured soldiers and their families. This was the fourth Rhody Run for von Volkli, who is from Port Townsend and stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. PORT TOWNSEND - Craig Leon, 30, from Eugene, Ore., leads runners up Eisenhower ...

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  8. Port Townsend basement fire follows smoldering embers in chimneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Peninsula Daily News

    A Sunday morning house fire took an hour to extinguish after a chimney fire smoldered overnight. Fire department officials said the fire broke out in the basement of a house at 734 Taft St. in the Morgan Hill area of the city.

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  9. 113 entries fete the rhody, community in Port Townsend Rhododendron Festival Grand ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Peninsula Daily News

    In the accompanying photo, seen waving to the crowd at Saturday's 80th Port Townsend Rhododendron Festival Grand Parade are, from left, 2015 Rhody Queen Sam Smith and Princesses Lillian Kelly, Morgan Chaffee and Deidra Morris. The float led the 113-entry parade, which was followed by a Cake Picnic at Pope Marine Park.

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  10. Eye on Jefferson: Board eyed to hear property tax appealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Peninsula Daily News

    The three Jefferson County commissioners will consider convening the Jefferson County Board of Equalization because of a large number of property tax appeals when they meet Monday. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. in commissioners' chambers at the Jefferson County Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson St., Port Townsend.

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  11. Contested races shape up in Jefferson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Peninsula Daily News

    The final candidate filings drew opposition in a handful of races that were previously uncontested. One Port Townsend City Council member will be elected to a second term by acclamation.

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  12. Eye on Business: This week's meetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... a beverage. Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce - Weekly luncheon meetings are held Mondays at noon at the Port Townsend Elks Lodge, 555 Otto St. This Monday's program will be on charitable giving. Scheduled speakers will be: ✔ Lynne Herer ...

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  13. Senior coed softball tourney set in Sequim this Saturday, SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Peninsula Daily News

    The Olympic Express Big Band will kick off this weekend's Sequim Invitational Coed Senior Softball Tournament at Carrie Blake Park. The 18-piece band, based in Sequim, will start the tournament with music at 8:45 a.m. Saturday, then play dance music that evening for the softball players and the public at 7 Cedars Casino in Blyn from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Two senior teams from Sequim are in the annual tournament along with teams from Port Townsend, Bainbridge Island, Mercer Island, Renton, Bellevue and Maple Valley.

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  14. Rhododendron Festival blooms in Port TownsendRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Peninsula Daily News

    The final weekend of the 80th annual Port Townsend Rhododendron Festival offers a variety of celebrations. This weekend's festivities began Friday.

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  15. Just passing byRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Whidbey News-Times

    Passengers on the Coupeville ferry got a chance to catch a glimpse of the Polar Pioneer, the controversial 400-foot-long offshore oil drilling rig owned by Royal Dutch Shell that passed through Admiralty Inlet near Port Townsend Thursday. The rig was headed from Port Angeles to Seattle to load supplies and personnel for an oil exploration trip this summer in the Chukchi Sea off Alaska's northwest coast.

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  16. Inaugural Race To Alaska Likened To 'Iditarod With Chance Of Drowning'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    A souped-up paddle board, custom rowing craft and high performance, carbon fiber sailboats are just some of the eye-catching entries in the inaugural Race to Alaska . An unexpectedly large group of adventure seekers will launch on June 4 from Port Townsend, Washington, and race up the Inside Passage to Southeast Alaska.

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  17. Open thread for night owls: Excerpts from the June edition of Harper's IndexRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Daily Kos

    A marijuana shop in Port Townsend, Washington, that is not likely to be outlawed by local authorities the way a third of other cities in the state have done. a Amount by which the average annual salary of a male nurse exceeds that of a female nurse in the United States: $5,100 a Portion of U.S. fast-food workers reporting burns at work who are told by managers to apply condiments to the burns: 1/3 a Portion of cities in Washington State that have banned marijuana shops since the drug was legalized there in 2012: 1/3 a Number of U.S. drug-enforcement agents who have admitted to attending sex parties hosted by Colombian drug cartels: 7 Blast from the Past .

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  18. Entertainment Briefs: Dance event tonight (Friday) . . . and other items you need to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Peninsula Daily News

    "Today" and "tonight" signify Friday, May 15. Quintet set to open door onto dance PORT TOWNSEND - Sollati, the quintet featuring vocalist Robin Bessier, will bring swing, Latin and other jazz styles to the Cellar Door, 940 Water St., tonight. The band will seek to fill the dance floor from 8:30 p.m. till 11:30 p.m., for a $5 cover charge.

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  19. Northwind Arts in Port Townsend to host feminist writerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... e past the challenges that spawned them." Allison's reading is sponsored by the Writers Workshoppe of downtown Port Townsend. For information, phone 360-379-2617 or visit www.writersworkshoppe.com .

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  20. Seattle, like it or not, becomes Shell's Arctic base with arrival of huge oil rig from Port AngelesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... Puget Sound. A spectator watches from the rocks at Point Wilson Lighthouse as the Polar Pioneer is towed past Port Townsend early Thursday morning. A state ferry sails in view of the oil drilling rig Polar Pioneer and a handful of kayakers, ...

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