WA360: The Race to Alaska Comes Home

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By Ross Anderson Try this for a business plan:  Invite people to pay $550 each to enter a race that requires them to row, paddle...

Boys – and Girls – In the Boat

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Port Townsend’s Legacy of Wooden Rowing Shells In 1998 the phone rang at the Cupola House, then home of the Wooden Boat Foundation, and was...

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.

Off Track! The Log of the Roberto

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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: 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...

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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...

River Otters

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Was that a sea otter or a river otter you just saw swimming offshore? People often think they see sea otters foraging on our...

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...