Following The Leader’s June 26 story on parking enforcement within the city of Port Townsend, the city’s business owners, employees and customers had no shortage of opinions to offer about the availability of parking spaces in Port Townsend, and very few of them were pleased about it.
On July 10, The Leader published the story of a wolf hybrid dog who had been dragged behind a car and the resulting interactions between two local animal rescue organizations. Two days later, the owner of the dog, whom The Leader chose not to name in the first story, came to the Leader office to address harsh online critics.
Alison Hero, owner of the Silverwater Cafe, has had only one day off since Father’s Day. Beyond her normal managerial duties of a restaurateur, Hero has been in the kitchen, cooking alongside her employees.
The Rhody Festival Funtastic Carnival will be held at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds next year to test the public’s willingness to head 2.5 miles northwest of downtown, the Rhody Festival association announced. While convenient, Memorial Field isn’t ideal. Carnival rides arrive on heavy trucks that damage playing surfaces and irrigation systems.
The state Attorney General and the “Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve” (COER) group both filed lawsuits July 9 against the U.S. Navy over its expansion of the Navy’s EA-18G “Growler” aircraft operations from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island.
The investigation into the death of 29-year-old John Rowland is still ongoing, according to Jefferson County Sheriff’s detectives on the case.
MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT Wednesday, July 17 Strait Scoop. 5-8 p.m., Port Townsend Brewery, 330 10th St. Mystery Bay String Band. 5:30-7:30 p.m., Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Rd, Port Hadlock. Blues Wednesday. 6 p.m. Discovery Bay Brewing, 948 N. Park Ave.
MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT Wednesday, July 10 Cort Armstrong Trio. 5:30-7:30 p.m., Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Rd, Port Hadlock. Blues Wednesday. 6 p.m. Discovery Bay Brewing, 948 N Park Ave.