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  1. Standing room only: 750 miles on a paddleboard to AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Karl Kruger greets photographers on the media boat during his two-week cruise from Port Townsend, Wash., to Ketchikan in the Race to Alaska. Karl Kruger greets photographers on the media boat during his two-week cruise from Port Townsend, Wash., to Ketchikan in the Race to Alaska.

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  2. Making backyard spaces for flights of fancyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    ... to things that are round and cave-like," Pillsbury says. 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 windows for ...

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  3. Connelly: Are we tired of last-minute backroom budget deals?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... faced a shutdown over the Fourth of July had the Washington Legislature not reached Fort Worden State Park at Port Townsend. A state government shutdown -- including closing parks over the Fourth of July -- loomed as legislators could not agree on a ...

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  4. SUPer-man: Orcas Island's Karl Kruger talks about his amazing stand-up paddle race to AlaskaRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2017 | Seattle Times

    ... first SUPer to complete the Race to Alaska , now in its third year pitting non-motorized craft in a race from Port Townsend to Ketchikan, Alaska. Some of his best moments came during a peaceful and magical passage the previous night through Seymour ...

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  5. Alone on the ocean for 14 days: Man is first to complete Race to Alaska on paddleboardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    ... was screaming at me to stop." Only 53 percent of teams in the last two years have finished the course from Port Townsend up the Inside Passage into Ketchikan, according to race officials. But Kruger, an Orcas Island man who runs a sailing charter ...

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    Dec 12, 2012 | KLCC-FM Eugene

    An Orcas Island, Washington, man has become the first person to complete the Race to Alaska on a standup paddleboard. Karl Kruger stroked 750 miles solo from Port Townsend up the Inside Passage, crossing the finish line in Ketchikan Sunday evening.

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  7. Wow, Just Wow: Puget Sound To Alaska Alone On A Standup PaddleboardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    An Orcas Island, Washington, man has become the first person to complete the Race to Alaska on a standup paddleboard. Karl Kruger stroked 750 miles solo from Port Townsend up the Inside Passage, crossing the finish line in Ketchikan Sunday evening.

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  8. Washington man travels from Puget Sound to Alaska alone on a standup paddleboardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... first person to complete the Race to Alaska on a standup paddleboard. Karl Kruger stroked 750 miles solo from Port Townsend up the Inside Passage, crossing the finish line Sunday evening in Ketchikan. A crowd came down to the harbor in Ketchikan to ... 1 comment

  9. Why thru-hiking would be a disaster for the Yaak ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | High Country News

    ... Association, which continues to push for a 1,200-mile trail straight from Montana's Glacier National Park to Port Townsend, Washington. And what lies between those two points? The association seems not to know, but I do. In a stretch that is ...

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  10. Donations sought for repairs to tall ship Hawaiian ChieftainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | The Olympian

    ... in a new black and red color scheme to match the Lady Washington at a cost of $66,000; and partnering with the Port Townsend School of Woodworking to create a new figurehead, nameplate and decorative gallows carving, with a budgeted cost of $9,000. ... 2 comments

  11. Representing their backyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | Ketchikan Daily News

    ... better to focus on the good days if you're in it for the long run." Natives of the event's launching pad of Port Townsend, Washington, Veitenhans and company consider themselves to be the sole "local" team entered in this year's race. Henry and Greg ...

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  12. Your cash can help keep the tall ship Hawaiian Chieftain afloatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    ... in a new black and red color scheme to match the Lady Washington at a cost of $66,000; and partnering with the Port Townsend School of Woodworking to create a new figurehead, nameplate and decorative gallows carving, with a budgeted cost of $9,000. ...

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  13. Taking to the water alone: Russell Brown is the first solo competitor ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | Ketchikan Daily News

    ... Jan Gougeon - and has also been able to build a brand new rig for it within the last year. Brown, a native of Port Townsend, Washington, said he prefers sailing by himself even though some might consider it to be somewhat of an insurmountable task. ...

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  14. Tenino mayor: a We feel like wea ve overcome a lot.aRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | The Olympian

    ... projects in the state that was recognized through AWC's Municipal Excellence Award program. The others are Port Townsend's Makers Square, Vancouver's Business Assistance Program and Bremerton's Lilian and James Walker Park. "Washington's 281 cities ...

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  15. Jane EvansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2017 | The Progress

    Jane Evans, 76 of Port Townsend, Washington and formerly of Clearfield, died Saturday May 6, 2017 at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, Wash. surrounded by loved ones.Born Sept.

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  16. R2AK has 3rd place finisherRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2017 | Ketchikan Daily News

    ... as it arrived in Ketchikan just after 3:30 p.m. on Friday afternoon. Team Bad Kitty's 750-mile voyage from Port Townsend, Washington lasted a total of five days, four hours and 55 minutes. A crew of four Canadians from Surrey, British Columbia, Team ...

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  17. Marblehead brothers win 750-mile boat race to AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | Boston.com

    ... R2AK is broken up into two parts. First, contestants compete in the qualifier round, which takes them from Port Townsend, Wash., to Victoria, a 40-mile journey. For the second leg of the race, which is referred to as "To the Bitter End" and began ...

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  18. Ketchikan cutleryRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2017 | Ketchikan Daily News

    Within a few hours, the first finishers of the 2017 Race to Alaska are expected to be navigating across the finish line at Thomas Basin and ringing the bell on the Baranof Fishing dock to signal their completion of the 750-mile voyage from Port Townsend, Washington, to Ketchikan.

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  19. Pure and Wild still leads R2AKRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    ... tracker page. The top three teams in the Race to Alaska have crossed the half-way mark on their sprint from Port Townsend, Wash., to Ketchikan. Team Pure and Wild/Freeburd continues to lead the race, but Teams Big Broderna and Bad Kitty are not far ...

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  20. Omak man dies in highway collisionRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2017 | Wenatchee World

    WINDY FOR POMEROY... PULLMAN...UNIONTOWN...AND MAYVIEW THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING... .West to northwest winds 20 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph will increase this afternoon in the lee of the Cascades and Brian J. Craig, 57, of Omak died at the scene when his northbound 1987 Subaru crossed the centerline about 6:40 a.m. and collided with a southbound GMC pickup driven by Steven S. Taylor, 76, of Port Townsend, according to the Washington State Patrol. For as little as 27 cents a day, you can have complete access to all the local news, photos and video content from North Central Washington's primary news source.

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