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STRINGING MEMORIES

Archer adds color and quality to aim high

  Tucked into a little strip mall off of East Sims Way is a small business with a big reach. Brent Kinchen of A3 Archery Custom Bowstrings twists scores of colored strands into strings for …

Habitat for Humanity art sale features 400-plus works

  Habitat for Humanity will host a fundraising art sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, to find some fresh color for your walls as winter gray continues this way. The show will …

Library adds free kid’s content for streaming

    Jefferson County Library’s streaming video service, Kanopy, now includes Kanopy Kids: thoughtful entertainment for children aged preschool and up. Kanopy Kids provides …
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TRANSITIONAL HOUSING VILLAGE APPROVED

Pat’s Place has officially found a home

    A highly contested temporary housing village to be managed by Bayside Housing & Services was approved by the city of Port Townsend. “It was a decision based on …
Shifty short-term rentals equal long-term problems

How undercutting the city feeds housing insecurity

    Back in the good old days of Port Townsend, “tourist homes” were not exclusive single-family rentals, but literal rooms in a family’s home. The homeowner was …

Community joined to relocate encampment, few stragglers

  Volunteers descended on the Jefferson County Fairgrounds late last week to clean up the site after the removal of a homeless encampment that took over the property after the start of the …

UW lecture to feature Indigenous perspectives

  Join Paulette Jordan and Sally Jewell at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 7 for the 2021 Doug Walker Lecture hosted by the University of Washington College of the Environment, available free for …

Farmers market has new booth that’s ripe for readers

  In addition to local goods and produce, there’s a book booth at the Port Townsend Farmers Market. The Port Townsend Public Library has been selling new to gently used donated books …

New plan emerges for new station on Marrowstone Island

  Plans to expand the facility and services at Fire Station 1-2 on Marrowstone Island are underway, thanks to a recent public/private partnership between East Jefferson Fire Rescue and the …

Disturbing grounds: Multiple agencies at work to determine extent of infractions, damage at cemetery

  Jefferson County, the city of Port Townsend, and the Redmen Cemetery sexton are at work trying to sort out the illegal grading and clearing on the graveyard property at the corner of 25th …

Woman of Excellence nominations due soon

  The local branch of the American Association of University Women is accepting nominations for its annual Woman of Excellence award. The award is a tribute to an outstanding woman who has …

Gambler 500 to benefit Center Valley Animal Rescue

    The upcoming Washington Gambler 500 Sasquatch Run might be the worst race in the world. Imagine a fleet of bizarre, souped-up, modified cars, the uglier the better. Unreliable? …