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

    Monday Sep 10 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    TV reports it is still unknown exactly what caused the MV Salish to run aground at the Coupeville ferry terminal Sunday afternoon. Washington State Ferries spokesman Ian Sterling says Keystone Harbor is the most challenging landing in the system with "zero room" for something to go wrong.

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  2. Port Townsend shelter sees increase of older clientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The Peninsula Daily News reports the Jefferson County shelter at the American Legion Hall has been at capacity since opening in May. It closes for the season at the end of October. Kathy Morgan, housing and community development director of the Olympic Community Action Programs, says more people over the age of 65 are seeking services from the shelter this year.

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  3. Group buys Idaho ranch to protect bighorn sheep habitatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A conservation group bought a 4.5-square-mile ranch in Idaho with the purpose of protecting bighorn sheep. Portland, Oregon-based Western Rivers Conservancy purchased the Ten Mile Creek Ranch near Lewiston last week, the Lewiston Tribune reported .

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  4. Are we truly alone in the cosmos? New study casts doubtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    From the Bellingham area as posted on the SETI Institute's Earth Speaks website - ''Hello! We are an evolving species in search of intellect and knowledge to advance our civilization in peace, on Earth and Space Exploration. Through Science.

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  5. Man charged with attempted murder in Port TownsendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A Port Angeles man has been charged with attempted murder after an alleged stabbing attack Sunday morning in Port Townsend. Authorities say Malone attacked 57-year-old David Arbuckle near Memorial Field in an unprovoked manner, "ostensibly at the direction of demons/spirits/angels who told him what to do."

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  6. 3 escape burning boat near Port TownsendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The U.S. Coast Guard says after the fire started Monday afternoon, three people wearing survival suits on the 40-foot recreational vessel abandoned the boat north of Protection Island.

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  7. Bainbridge man aims at Alaska in the journey of a lifetimeRead the original story

    May 26, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this May 15, 2018, photo, Steve Rhoades prone paddleboards in Blakely Harbor located on Bainbridge Island, Wash. Rhoades will be paddling from Bainbridge to Port Townsend, Washington to Ketchikan, Alaska, this summer, all as a fundraiser for the homeless.

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  8. Port Townsend denies fault in lawsuit over man's injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A city in northwestern Washington has denied any liability in response to a federal lawsuit filed by a former journalist, who claims a police officer broke his wrist and bloodied his nose. The Peninsula Daily News reports Port Townsend claims in new court filings that the city is not entitled to pay any damages because the police officer did not assault Stephen Patch.

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  9. Dogs encouraging Port Hadlock students to read, be calmRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Liliahna Jevne, a second-grade student at Chimacum Creek Primary School, reads to Jake during the Read to Rover program on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 in Chimacum, Wash. Every Friday, second-grade students get a chance to read aloud to furry companions in the school's library as part of the "Read to Rover" program.

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  10. Funtastic responds to lawsuit over Ferris wheel fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The company being sued after three people fell from a Ferris wheel in Port Townsend has responded to the federal lawsuit, denying any negligence or liability. The Peninsula Daily News reported Tuesday that Fun-Tastic Shows of Oregon says it is the fault of Shawn Swartwood, her partner Crystal Groth and Groth's 7-year-old son, Mikhail Groth Swartwood, that they were all injured in the May 18 fall.

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  11. High winds, rains return to Seattle Monday nightRead the original story

    Nov 27, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    This rain forecast map shows precipitation estimates from Tuesday at 10 a.m. over the next six hours. Suffice to say, Tuesday will be a wet one across Western Washington.

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  12. Stormy week to bring strong winds, heavy rains and gobs of mountain snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    OceanGate intern Om Chatterji, 19, keep rain off of him with a umbrella Wednesday, March 11, 2015, at MOHAI in Seattle, Washington. OceanGate intern Om Chatterji, 19, keep rain off of him with a umbrella Wednesday, March 11, 2015, at MOHAI in Seattle, Washington.

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  13. Family injured in Ferris wheel incident sues ride operatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A family injured in a Ferris wheel incident in Port Townsend has filed a lawsuit against the ride's operator. KING5-TV reported Monday that 59-year-old Shawn Swartwood, her partner, 47-year-old Crystal Groth, and their seven-year-old son were all hurt May 18 during the Rhododendron Festival when a Ferris wheel gondola tipped over.

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  14. The Hyak docks at Friday Harbor on Sept. 28, 2017.Read the original story

    Oct 5, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Which ferry route is the best, most glorious, interesting and worthwhile venture in Washington? Joel Connelly and Daniel DeMay weigh in on the two that rose to the top of the heap. Which ferry route is the best, most glorious, interesting and worthwhile venture in Washington? Joel Connelly and Daniel DeMay weigh in on the two that rose to the top of the heap.

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  15. Authorities identify Washington state plane crash survivorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The Peninsula Daily News reports that 35-year-old Olympia resident Brent Wood, who was a passenger, was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center Saturday morning after the small aircraft crashed into Buck Mountain Friday night. Wood was listed in satisfactory condition on Wednesday.

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