Senior City: Why Should We Care?

By Ross Anderson OK boomers.  Take a look at what we’ve done to our adopted home.

Millions of Birds in Trump’s Crosshairs

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

Far from the centers of power

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

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

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...

Covid-19 and Campaign ’20: The Good News

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

Uninsured in Jefferson County

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


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...