50 Years of Sawdust and Varnish

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Port Townsend's Marine Trades By Ernie Baird with an introduction by Ross Anderson. Photos by Joel Rogers.

Science Reporting: Hype or Hope?

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Recently, a sea-grizzled, Pulitzer-award winning journalist asked me if I thought the print media did a good job of science reporting.  I...

The Wooden Boat Festival In Pictures

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Phototgrapher Joel Rogers brings us memories of years past. Click on a picture to see the slide show.

On the Hard: Sea Lass

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Requiem for a Brown Owl By Joel Rogers and Peter Bruckner

On the Couch: “Creem: America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine,” and supporting the Rose...

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“The light that burns twice as bright burns half as long … and you have burned so very, very brightly.”

It’s Easy Being Green — Even After Death

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  Leslie Jocelyn Aickin   1947 ~ 20??   “She loved the Earth, and now the earth is loving her right back.”...

Hush-hush: Our Biggest Park is a Local Secret

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Port Townsend is surrounded by state parks.  From Point Hudson, we look into at least five: Fort Worden and Fort Casey to...

Seeing Seaweed – Part 2

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Wendy Feltham is back with more seaweed photos! Click on any of them to enlarge. Enjoy!

The Value of Humor in Navigating Dire Straits

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Being neither an early bird nor a night owl but more of an exhausted pigeon, I have come to realize that no,...

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So Long, Pygmy Kayaks

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More than three decades ago, when guys like Bill Gates and Steve Jobs were building technology companies that would change the world,...

On the Hard: Sea Lass

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Requiem for a Brown Owl By Joel Rogers and Peter Bruckner

Covid-19 and the Future of Community Weeklies

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Can the Port Townsend Leader Survive? By Ross Anderson Years ago, when my wife and I started thinking about...

The Deep Sanity of Living in a Co-Housing Village

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By Brad Matsen             In the winter of 2019, my sweetheart and I moved into...

Covid-19 and Campaign ’20: The Good News

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The human consequences of the pandemic are grim, and the economic impacts even worse. At some point, however, we may see some...