Photography by Joel Rogers. Click on any image to go full screen.

Fall Color

Just a shot showing the first sign of fall. A branch turns first on this oak.

Spiders are Special

Spider Web Colors Lasers? Northern Lights? Woven belts? No, this is a spider web. Lately I’ve been fascinated with one of the eight-legged arachnids—...

Port Townsend Pets

Pets are in the news! This week alone the New York Times had a story about a trained mink in Utah and a report...

Fort Worden Creative Alliance: Arts and Culture Come Alive!

As KPTZ, Jefferson County’s community radio station, readies itself to begin broadcasting in its new studios in Building 305, exciting plans are afoot at...

Our Local Baby Birds

Feature photo: Mallard Duckling at Kah Tai Lagoon All photos by Wendy Feltham. One of the delights of summer in Port Townsend is noticing baby birds...

Brazilian music in our “little village”

Some years back a Brazilian musical friend stated "we are amazed to find our music here so far from home in your little village."...

Goodbye to Winter – Part 2

It's not always gray and dreary during Northwest winters, but it usually is. Northwesterners don't just hibernate but relish in the gloom. So...

Goodbye to winter Part 1

Port Townsend based Photographer Joel Rogers brings us the best of his images of winter 2021-2022


The lost commencement address by Tom Robbins

Photo of Tom Robbins by Dan Wallen. Used with permission of University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections MPH1272 When I was the editor of the...

So Long, Pygmy Kayaks

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

The Delightful Harbor Seal

One of the delights of my Port Townsend life is watching harbor seals. Looking out at the sea while walking along a beach, I...

Living by the Wind

Wilderness is a state of mind Ten years ago, my husband and I sailed our 24-foot boat across the Pacific Ocean from Puget Sound to...

On the Hard: Catalyst

From Classic Yachts to Fish Packers: Their Stories Catalyst and the Beautiful Wild Country             Catalyst departed Port Townsend on May 5th to begin her mid-May...