On the Couch: “Creem: America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine,” and supporting the Rose...

“The light that burns twice as bright burns half as long … and you have burned so very, very brightly.”

On the Couch: “Rebuilding Paradise”

The hard-fought recovery of a small town devastated by 2018 wildfire.

On the Couch: “The Wild” makes the plight of the environment deeply personal

Environmental causes have tended to be a tough sell to the public because our empathy extends more easily to stories to which...

On the Couch: “John Lewis: Good Trouble”

With the passing of U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) on July 17, whose 30-plus years of service in Congress were the capstone...

On the Couch: “The Grey Fox” returns

Editor's note: This week, we start running movie reviews by local reviewer, Kirk Boxleitner. Kirk was a reviewer for the Port Townsend...


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,...

Welcome to The Rainshadow Journal!

Rainshadow Journal is a website of news, commentary  and photography produced by a collective of retired journalists and co-conspirators, most of us...

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...

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...

From Lupine to Chinooks, the Elwha Pulses

By Jessica Plumb Feature photo of Glines Canyon Dam reservoir by Jessica Plumb In September 2011,...