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  1. Prep Wrestling Roundup: Port Townsend girls take ninth in Puyallup with only three wrestlersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Peninsula Daily News

    Puzzled looks greeted the small cheer that erupted when Port Townsend found out it was the ninth-place finisher as the 40-team Puyallup girls wrestling tournament. "We all started cheering when we got announced as ninth place, which made some teams confused," Redhawks coach Steve Grimm said.

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  2. R2AK officials planning a second epic raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | APRN

    ... at 12:55pm on Friday, June 12, 2015. (KRBD File Photo) Organizers of the 750-mile engineless boat race from Port Townsend, Washington, to Ketchikan say they had a huge positive response last summer to what Evans calls their "good bad idea." "There's ...

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  3. Port of Port Townsend director looks forward to shift in focus coming with June retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | Peninsula Daily News

    Port of Port Townsend Executive Director Larry Crockett expects to take some time for himself after his June 1 retirement. "I gave my first 20 years to my parents as a good son who never got into trouble," he said.

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  4. Shining a light on local historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Bainbridge Island Review

    "Dungeness," written by Bainbridge High School teacher Karen Polinsky and designed by island artist Cara Thompson, will be debuted at the upcoming exhibition "tA ?kwt ," celebrating the life and legacy of Washington historian Mary Ann Lambert, on display at Northwind Arts Center in Port Townsend. Born out of the memory of a massacre - and more than a decade in the making -"Dungeness," a historical novel by Bainbridge High School teacher Karen Polinsky, will debut as part of the upcoming celebration of the life and work of Washington historian Mary Ann Lambert early next month.

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  5. Peninsula utility providers point to weather, rates, billing cycles for rise in power billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Peninsula Daily News

    North Olympic Peninsula power customers have reported increases in their power bills, the result of what power managers say is the combined effect of a very cold December, a small increase in power costs, in some cases a long billing cycle, and a new billing system. In Port Townsend, a new billing system is the biggest difficulty reported by customers in recent weeks, but there has been some sticker shock over recent bills, said Jim Parker, manager for the Jefferson County Public Utility District.

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  6. Children, American Library Association choose Caldecott Medal winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... Marsha Ashenfelter, children's librarian, who worked with them along with illustrator and author Faith Pray of Port Townsend. The two, starting in November, selected 32 books, which are on display at the library. At Thursday afternoon programs for ...

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  7. A mariner's 'chapel' draws attention in Port Townsend; shelter for boat repairs compared to churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... a higher fee for boats 26 feet or longer, he said. Talley, who unsuccessfully challenged incumbent Port of Port Townsend Commissioner Steve Tucker in the 2015 election, is surprised by the attention lavished on this "church," as both maritime ...

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  8. PT native accepts PA Chamber spotRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2016 | KONP 1450 Local News

    The Chamber Board of Directors announced today that Port Townsend native Marc Abshire has accepted their offer of employment as the Chamber's Executive Director, effective February 1st. Mr. Abshire, who is currently Director of the Greater Poulsbo Chamber of Commerce, has more than 20 years of experience in organizational leadership, marketing, corporate communications, public relations, and operations.

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  9. The Greenbank Farm Wine Shop Has New OwnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | Examiner.com

    Hollie Swanson, in partnership with her parents, Gerald and Teresa Swanson, assumed ownership of the Greenbank Farm Wine Shop on October 29 and opened for business the following day, October 30. Hollie says embarking on this new venture allows her to pursue one of her life passions: "I've had a love of wine my entire adult life." The Swansons are long-time residents of Puget Sound, with Hollie on Whidbey Island and her parents in Port Townsend.

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  10. Garage fire destroys $100,000 vinyl album collection near Port TownsendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | Peninsula Daily News

    A garage fire late Saturday destroyed a huge vinyl album collection the owners said was worth $100,000. The fire was discovered at about 10:30 p.m. in a detached garage on the 600 block of Crutcher Road near Port Townsend, according to Bill Beezley, spokesman for East Jefferson Fire-Rescue.

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  11. More Taming Bigfoot game players than expected go green for prizes; winners to be announced Earth DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... 20/20 Climate Change Outreach Group, which is a subset of the Climate Action Committee formed by the city of Port Townsend and Jefferson County to cut greenhouse gas emissions to a point that is 80 percent below 1990 levels by 2050. The group's ...

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  12. New Port Townsend business plans to build boats, create jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... a 20,000-square-foot space that formerly housed Gold Star Marine, which closed in October. It pays the Port of Port Townsend $8,000 per month, plus tax, on a month-to-month basis, with plans to negotiate a longer lease. Armstrong was a partner in ...

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  13. Gingerbread house contest winners taste victory in Port TownsendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | Peninsula Daily News

    The winners of Aldrich's Market's 23rd annual Gingerbread House Contest were announced Saturday. The contest, held at the market at 940 Lawrence St., began accepting entries on Christmas Day.

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  14. Good Sunday Morning! What's happening on the North Olympic Peninsula? See today's PDN front pageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | 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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  15. Trail caters to those with a variety of abilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | HeraldNet

    ... Railroad Trail will be part of the ambitious Olympic Discovery Trail along almost 130 miles of lowlands from Port Townsend to the Pacific Ocean. About 70 miles have been completed, another 9 miles are under construction, and right-of-way agreements ...

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  16. Eye on Jefferson: Port to consider draft 2016 budget plan WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | Peninsula Daily News

    Port of Port Townsend commissioners will consider a draft 2016 capital budget when they meet Wednesday. The meeting will begin at 1 p.m. in chambers, 333 Benedict St. It is preceded by a 9:30 a.m. workshop to review policies for changes or additions.

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  17. Peninsula Home Fund: Donations help provide roof for diligent worker in Port TownsendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... be made now for 2016. To donate online by credit card, visit . PORT TOWNSEND - Homelessness is one of Greg German's greatest fears. At 63, single and in poor health, he's felt that dread ever since he ...

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  18. Online voter registration due Monday for Feb. 9 electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles, and the Jefferson County Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson St., Port Townsend. Ballots will be mailed to residents Jan. 22. Those for military and overseas voters were mailed Friday. In Clallam County, ...

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  19. News Briefs: Gospel trio plans concert Sunday in Port Angeles . . . and other itemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... gospel will be at the church, 508 S. Francis St. For more information, phone 360-457-1030. Responsibility talk PORT TOWNSEND - "Violence in the Bible and World," a class on current events, will take place in First Presbyterian Church's Fellowship ...

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  20. Entertainment Briefs: Trio to make the jazz flow in Sequim on Saturday . . . and other itemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... which will continue into June, contact Tucker at 360-775-4154 or [email protected] . 'Child' opens soon PORT TOWNSEND - "Buried Child," Sam Shepard's Pulitzer Prize-winning play about family secrets, revelations and the American dream deferred, ...

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