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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, another Ivy...

Latest Pourhouse scuttlebutt

While drinking away a sunny day with friends, the discovery by Wanda of a new barbeque joint was welcomed news, even if it is...


One cold February day eons ago I walked into Brion Toss’s rigging shop in Port Townsend. As usual, he was in a jovial mood...

Hush-hush: Our Biggest Park is a Local Secret

Port Townsend is surrounded by state parks.  From Point Hudson, we look into at least five: Fort Worden and Fort Casey to the east,...

Going nuclear: The high school mascot of mass destruction

Editor's note: With the launch of Oppenheimer, we are once again reminded of the legacy of the atomic bomb, and of the people and...