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  1. Going fishing? Best bets are steelhead near Longview, spot shrimpRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Seattle Times

    The good times for springtime fishing opportunities are widespread, with steelhead, shad and spring chinook biting on the Lower Columbia River and pots full of spot shrimp being pulled up from the briny depths of Puget Sound and Hood Canal, just to name a few. "Steelhead fishing is pretty darn good below Longview, and there are still some spring chinook and also we're starting to see some early summer chinook," said Joe Hymer, a state Fish and Wildlife biologist.

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  2. A Ballard garden is decorated beautifully by the owner's artRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Seattle Times

    LISA SNOW LADY'S Ballard garden is fairly bursting with flowers, foliage and art. The fencing, arbors and latticework are hung with her own nature-inspired paintings , as well as the work of other Northwest artists Snow Lady has collected and traded with over the years.

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  3. San Juan Islands closing for salmon after Sunday, over a month earlier than expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Tegan Yuasa of Mercer Island holds a 13 pound hatchery chinook he caught on McArthur Bank near San Juan Island on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016. State Fish and Wildlife has announced the San Juan Islands will close to salmon fishing after Sunday, March 13, which is over a month sooner than anticipated.

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  4. Port Townsend man, 77, missing since SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Police are asking for help finding a 77-year-old Port Townsend man who may have gotten lost on a walk. Ralph Schuder, who goes by Ted, is 5 feet 10 inches tall, weighs about 160 pounds and has gray hair that is often in a ponytail.

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  5. Fort Worden's busy future: pub, dinner theater, culinary schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Visit Fort Worden State Park here and you can do most of what you'd expect from a state park - hike in the woods, walk the beach or just park your RV or tent at a campsite overlooking the Olympics. But here you can also check into accommodations ranging from a budget dormitory to a three-bedroom apartment with a view.

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  6. Anonymous 4 to sing farewell after 30 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | Seattle Times

    The a cappella ensemble Anonymous 4, which specializes in medieval music, visits Meany Hall on Friday, Dec. 4, for a farewell tour. The four-woman, a cappella ensemble Anonymous 4 visits Meany Hall on its farewell tour, with a musical program ranging from the year 1000 to 2012.

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  7. Take our poll: What's your favorite holiday getaway?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Do you head for the "Victorian seaport" of Port Townsend , where December takes on a distinctly Dickensian aura, with a cherry-cheeked Father Christmas presiding over the Victorian Yuletide Festival ? Or is the Bavarian-lookalike town of Leavenworth , with its traditional German Christkindlmarkt and three-weekend Christmas Lighting Festival, a favorite? Or do you like that Old West, Louis L'Amour, healthy-outdoors vibe of Winthrop , with its cross-country skiers and outdoor skaters? Pick your favorite, and chime in with a comment if you'd like to say more.

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  8. In Port Townsend, couple living the dream like VictoriansRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | Seattle Times

    The dream of the 1890s is alive in Port Townsend. In Sarah and Gabriel Chrisman's Victorian home, there are three high-wheel bicycles and a tricycle, a Perfection kerosene heater, an icebox, numerous paraffin oil lamps and a refurbished 1890s gas parlor stove.

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  9. Missing Port Townsend teen found safe in MarysvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | Seattle Times

    A teenage girl who had been reported missing out of Port Townsend after she failed to show up at school on Friday morning was located in Marysville and is safe, according to police. Port Townsend police spokesman Patrick Fudally said 15-year-old Phoebe McHenry appears to have run away, "but we don't really know why yet," he said.

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  10. phoebe-mchenryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | Seattle Times

    A teen who had been reported missing out of Port Townsend after she failed to show up at school on Friday morning was located safe in Marysville, according to police. In a Monday Twitter posting, the Marysville Police Department said 15-year-old Phoebe McHenry "was just located safe in Marysville after someone spotted her and called 911."

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  11. Know Your Lilies: Lilies for sun, for shade, for showRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Martagon lilies, like 'Russian Morning' with its dark freckles, have butterfly-attracting blooms that are only a couple of inches across. 'Yellow Pinwheel' is an Asiatic lily that blooms on sturdy stems for nearly a month.

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  12. Fishing report: Fall salmon catch going well in Puget SoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Many anglers are putting effort into coho fishing, which remains fair to good as waves of fish move into Puget Sound. Central Puget Sound reopened Thursday for hatchery chinook, and the good news is many targeting coho in the area were already catching and releasing good numbers of fish.

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  13. 2 injured in crash of small plane near Port TownsendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | Seattle Times

    East Jefferson Fire and Rescue reports two people are trapped in the plane. The extent of their injuries wasn't immediately known.

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  14. Mountlake Terrace bank acquires four Peninsula branchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | Seattle Times

    The parent company of Mountlake Terrace-based 1st Security Bank of Washington has agreed to purchase four Olympic Peninsula branches from Bank of America. The branches, in Port Angeles, Sequim, Port Townsend and Hadlock, come with approximately $268 million in deposits and less than $1 million in loans, a statement from FS Bancorp said.

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  15. Peninsula tribe acquires Mobilisa to bring Internet access to rural areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Intellicheck Mobilisa, a mobile software company in Port Townsend, has sold part of its business to the Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe, based in Sequim on the Olympic Peninsula. The tribe acquired the Mobilisa section of the business, which focuses on designing and maintaining wireless signals over water, as well as on land.

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  16. Pinks remain hot for late summer fishing in Puget SoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2015 | Seattle Times

    On the southern coast, the Buoy 10 salmon fishery at the Lower Columbia River mouth is nearing the peak time period for chinook and coho. In Puget Sound, the pinks are catching all the headlines; early coho showed up in the western Strait of Juan de Fuca at Sekiu; and the ocean and Buoy 10 area at the Lower Columbia River mouth are heading into the best time frame for chinook and coho.

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  17. Fishing report | Coastal salmon and tuna fishing a good betRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Seattle Times

    The massive pink salmon run of 6.8 million fish has arrived in Puget Sound with very good action from Port Townsend south to Jefferson Head located northwest of Shilshole Bay. Summer salmon fishing options are peaking right now from the coast clear into Puget Sound, and some are providing stellar fishing opportunities.

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  18. Jazz Port Townsend ventured all over the mapRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2015 | Seattle Times

    The annual festival included a Portuguese set by Brazilian vocalist Maucha Adnet; performances by Duduka Da Fonseca and Trio Da Paz; and stellar work from Regina Carter, Kim Nazarian and the Faculty All-Star Big Band. It's a testament to the power of Brazilian vocalist Maucha Adnet, who opened the Jazz Port Townsend concerts in McCurdy Pavilion on Friday , that she sang her entire set in Portuguese but the crowd still gave her a standing ovation.

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