50 Years of Sawdust and Varnish

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

Tamanowas Rock

 “It’s the most sacred place… It’s the home of our ancestors. Our spirits are there.”– Gene Jones, Sr. of the Port Gamble...

Bobby Kennedy, Gun Control & Change

Editor's note: This piece came in after the June 6th 50th anniversary of the murder of Robert Kennedy. We struggled with finding...

Fort Núñez Gaona

In 1792, Spanish colonists, led by Lt. Sálvador Fidalgo, constructed Fort Núñez Gaona on the shore of Neah Bay. Named after Admiral...

May 1792: Archibald Menzies Arrives at Discovery Bay

Two hundred years before the first Earth Day Scottish naturalist Archibald Menzies, who accompanied the Vancouver voyage in the 1790s, was 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,...

How I found Port Townsend

By Allison Arthur Telling stories, changing stories All I remember is that it was hot...

On the Hard: Sea Lass

Requiem for a Brown Owl By Joel Rogers and Peter Bruckner

Science Reporting: Hype or Hope?

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

Flattening the Climate Curve

"We have met the enemy and they is us." Pogo by Walt Kelly "The farther backward you...