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The Quimper Wildlife Corridor is a ribbon of green that stretches across the tip of the Quimper Peninsula, from Fort Worden to Middlepoint. The 3.5-mile greenbelt connects a string of wetlands, forests and floodplains. more
I love traditions like Jolabokaflod, Iceland’s “Christmas Book Flood,” where books are given as gifts on Christmas Eve. But every time I consider giving books as gifts to my own … more
The internet is not what it used to be. Since its launch, it has changed humanity. more
DASH (Disability Awareness Starts Here) has been working for more than a decade to convince the U.S. Postal Service to make changes to the Port Townsend Post Office that would allow all citizens accessibility. USPS substations were established in Port Townsend to allow access but subsequently closed. All other public buildings in Port Townsend are accessible, including the historic Jefferson County Courthouse. more
As reported by Aaron Brown in Real Clear Markets, “Would it surprise you to learn the greatest global two-year cooling event of the last century just occurred? From February 2016 to February 2018 (the latest month available), global average temperatures dropped 0.56 degrees C.” more
On Nov. 19, I attended the Jefferson County Planning Commission’s meeting on the development of a county code that would regulate the establishment of commercial shooting ranges in Jefferson County. I understand that Jefferson County is prudently advised to prepare for lawsuits from those whose intent is simply to bully the county into enactment of a fearsome public policy. I applaud the county’s effort to resist such aggressive pressure. more
Climate scientist Dr. Michael Mann summarized this succinctly in a recent Washington Post editorial (Nov. 2, 2018) where he stated, “A warmer ocean evaporates more moisture into the atmosphere — so you get worse flooding from coastal storms (think Hurricanes Harvey and Florence). more
We are residents, voters and property owners of Port Townsend and Jefferson County. We appeal to you all to do whatever possible to reverse the process of approving an ordinance permitting outdoor shooting ranges in Jefferson County. more
I admit it. I enjoy a good gladiator show. That’s why I watch the Seattle Seahawks each week. This Sunday, our beloved local mesomorphs will enter the arena along with the San Francisco 49ers for what Anthony Burgess called “the old ultra-violence” in “A Clockwork Orange.” more
This seems to be the season for grandson visits, particularly the younger ones. more
Have you ever wanted to solve a murder mystery and enjoy a delicious catered dinner at the same time? Perhaps with co-workers or good friends to begin December’s holiday celebrations? more
Hey, Peter Bogdanovich. Good to see you for the second week in a row in my reviews. more
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