Grrr: Attorney General Bob Ferguson Versus the Growlers

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Coupevillle – Attorney General Bob Ferguson chose a bucolic setting for his recent Whidbey Island fundraiser, the historic Crockett Barn with its backdrop of Admiralty...

Senior City: Why Should We Care?

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By Ross Anderson OK boomers.  Take a look at what we’ve done to our adopted home. A generation ago, Port Townsend was a nice, waterfront town...

Millions of Birds in Trump’s Crosshairs

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By Karen Sullivan A new interpretation of a century-old law meant to protect birds would not only leave more birds dead, it would also add...

Far from the centers of power

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Around the country, right now, millions of people are protesting. The conditions of their lives dictate that they put themselves, their friends, and their...

Planting Trees Will Help Reduce Carbon, But You Have To Do It Right

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By Dan Chasen. (This article originally appeared in Post Alley). Arbor Day, the nearly-150-year-old holiday on which people plant trees, was earlier this month. ...

Covid-19 and Campaign ’20: The Good News

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The human consequences of the pandemic are grim, and the economic impacts even worse. At some point, however, we may see some benefits from...

Uninsured in Jefferson County

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By Barry Mitzman Obamacare doesn’t get much love from Democratic presidential candidates other than Joe Biden, but new numbers from the Office of Financial Management...

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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...