Kelley Watson’s PT Crew Is Outward Bound

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Like countless graduates everywhere, Port Townsend’s commencement this week is liable to be laced with maritime clichés.  They will be setting sail, charting a...

Brion Toss: Once in Ten Thousand Years

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It started late last week when my husband and I saw the news about a young graduate student who had solved a decades-old mathematical...

On the Hard: The Lady Washington

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From Classic Yachts to Fish Packers: Their Stories The Lady Washington, Washington State's Ship Approaching the Port of Port Townsend's Boat Haven Marina, it was easy...

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  Sea Lass - what a wonderful name for a boat. It combines the classic ship's...

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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, another Ivy...

Garth Hudson’s PT Performance Remembered

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Ten years ago this month Port Townsend music fans were all atwitter about an appearance by Garth Hudson, a key member of the revered...

How I found Port Townsend

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By Allison Arthur Telling stories, changing stories All I remember is that it was hot and I wanted to get home and off U.S. Highway...

Seabed Mining Part II: Who Owns the Oceans?

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As detailed in Part I of this two-part series, the seafloor is teeming with minerals so expensive to recover that mining them has only...

On the hard: Thea Foss

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From Classic Yachts to Fish Packers: Their Stories Movie Stars, Depth Charges and Tugboat Annie: The Story of the Thea Foss I still can't think of...