Sockeye & Me: Two Journeys Cross Paths

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Like so many of our neighbors, I was drawn to Port Townsend by saltwater and sawdust, and by the amazing wooden boats that blend...

We Regret the Error: 100 Years of Editorial Blindness

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The following story first appeared in Post Alley. Last weekend, the Seattle Times issued a highly unusual mea culpa, revisiting and apologizing for its 1942...

Flip Wingrove’s Joyful Flight – 1930-2022

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A decade ago, I stood in front of my house alongside my neighbor, Phillip “Flip” Wingrove, and watched the Boeing 787 Dreamliner soar over...

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 a fifty-five-and-over co-housing community on the western slope of Morgan...

Garth Hudson’s PT Performance Remembered

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An update from Charlie Bermant: I first published Garth Hudson’s address with encouragement to write him and then this address was picked up by...

PT & ME: A LOVE LETTER

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Dearest Port Townsend, In this time of pandemic, and the first cancellation of the Wooden Boat Festival in 44 years, I’m in mourning. An...

The PTeRider Story:

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“The town is full of FIPS,” I said when we got to the part in the tour about what kind of people live in...

A Winter’s Diary

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Dec 31, 2020: It was foggy this morning, and temps have not dipped below freezing in a long time. There was a thick frost...

Diana Talley – Shavings in my brassiere

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I met the unsinkable Diana Talley many years ago. It was at a party of wooden boat people. Diana has been a foundational person...

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The lost commencement address by Tom Robbins

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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...

On the Hard: Catalyst

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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...

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...

Diana Talley – Shavings in my brassiere

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I met the unsinkable Diana Talley many years ago. It was at a party of wooden boat people. Diana has been a foundational person...

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...