Seabed Mining: What Lies Beneath

Ask any child, and in fact most adults, what is lurking below the waters of the Salish Sea and you might hear about whales,...


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Why Covid-19 Vaccine Refusal is Dangerous

A recent Rainshadow article by Peggy Myre featured a photo I took while waiting in the Jefferson Healthcare vaccine automobile line. Within two days...

Love in the Time of Covid

The Back of the Herd


Love in the Time of Covid

March 15, 2020, message from the Port Townsend School District: We are looking forward to seeing students at school on Monday so teachers and students can...

Porgy and Bess now

On the Hard

Off Track! The Log of the Roberto

By Doug Edelsein In Port Townsend, when you buy your first boat, you get a lot of advice – almost all of it good. “Don’t buy...

On the Hard: Pelican

On the Hard: Sea Lass


50 Years of Sawdust and Varnish

Port Townsend's Marine Trades By Ernie Baird with an introduction by Ross Anderson. Photos by Joel Rogers. When Ernie Baird first found his way to Port...

Tamanowas Rock

Fort Núñez Gaona


Birds In Flight

This Rufous Hummingbird visits our garden every summer and perches on the same treetop. Then he migrates on, as far south as Mexico. Watching birds,...

Seeing Seaweed – Part 2

Seeing Seaweed

Rhodys in the woods


Senior City: Why Should We Care?

By Ross Anderson OK boomers.  Take a look at what we’ve done to our adopted home. A generation ago, Port Townsend was a nice, waterfront town...