Arts and Entertainment
‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ grapples with the legacy of ‘Avengers: Endgame’
Before the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Spider-Man was portrayed as either among the first of a modern-age wave of superheroes, as in …
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As Gold, she’s becoming her own Persun
When local author Nicole Persun began writing her first novel at the age of 15, she didn’t tell anyone. “You feel self …
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‘Rise up you old goat and paint your silent songs’
If one could see sounds, what would that look like? Probably a painting by Milo Redwood. “They are silent songs,” said Redwood …
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B here now. B in the moment. B liberated.
Wyeth “B” Barclay started his music career in 2001, in the heart of Seattle’s Belltown neighborhood. At that time his onstage …
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Local news
Port Townsend Revs Up For Pride

Buoyed by June 3 Pride Month proclamations from the City of Port Townsend and Jefferson County, the Board of Jefferson County Pride is preparing for another annual Pride Celebration. This year’s …

Gun range neighbors now enjoy ‘quiet Mondays’
Those who live near the Jefferson County Sportsmen’s Association—currently the only operating gun range in the county—now have one day of quiet each week.
Jefferson Healthcare hires nursing experts to serve sex assault victims
Jefferson Healthcare launched the first Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner program in the county on June 25.
Did county policy fail this dog?
The story of a wolf hybrid dog found nearly dead after he was apparently dragged behind a car, may lead to new county policies surrounding the care and transport of stray and injured animals.
After years without, county has new code compliance officer
Jefferson County Department of Community Development has hired a new code compliance coordinator after the position was vacant for 10 years.
On the calendar
Community Calendar for July 10, 2019

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.

Community Calendar for July 3, 2019

Wednesday, July 3 Nan Toby Tyrrell. 2 p.m., Victoria Place, 491 Discovery Road, Port Townsend. CD Woodbury Trio. 5:30-7:30 p.m., Spirits Bar & Grill at the Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Road. Blues Wednesday. 6 p.m. Discovery Bay Brewing, 948 N Park Ave. Samara Jade with Roma Ransom. 7 p.m., The Keg and I, 1291 Chimacum Rd, Chimacum.

Obituaries
Francis Schweizer passed away May 27 at the age of 96. She was a Huntingford and grew up on the family homestead. She loved animals, especially her riding horse. She was her father’s favorite …
Jean Gary (Armagost) Rough died peacefully at home surrounded by her family in Port Townsend, Wash. on June 22, 2019 at the age of 73. Everyone who knew Jean will remember her joyful smile, giving …
Craig Sanders, a longtime resident of Port Townsend, passed away May 27 in Dayton, Washington of a sudden heart attack at the age of 65. Born in Central California, Craig followed in his family …
Gale Paxton, who until March 4, 2019, resided in Quilcene, WA, died on May 14, 2019 in Bonita Springs, FL at Joanne’s House at Hope Hospice after a brief battle with stage four lung cancer. …
Pauline Morgan, local jam-maker and artist passed away at her home on June 8th, 2019, aged 75. Pauline succumbed to lung cancer, following a bravely fought battle. Much loved by her friends and …
Columnists

Mathematician the Humpback

Last week had it all with an unusually rainy day in July, a laser light show instead of fireworks on Independence Day at Fort Worden, and a whale watching expedition on the Puget Sound …

Partying with the Stones

Old Goats Head Soup: Sometimes you CAN get what you want. But it may not be what you need. Two examples: The Rolling Stones just relaunched their latest tour and will be in Seattle next month. …
Opinion

Democracy is adulting

It’s not comfortable for a community to dissect itself in a debate about something like a hangman’s knot brandished in the face of all who pass through the center of town, but it’s …

Parents can be selfish

So you wish to not vaccinate your child, to protect your child from fourteen childhood diseases. Well, listen to your child choke on pertussis. Perhaps you enjoy the sounds. But that poor child is …