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Race to Alaska will return next summer

...was a simple concept: teams raced the 750 miles from Port Townsend, Washington, to Ketchikan for a $10,000 prize first-place...the Northwest Maritime Center.Fifty-three teams left Port Townsend on June 4, bound for Victoria, British Columbia on the first...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-26/race-alaska-will-return-next-summer
State
Three Washington men win inaugural sailing contest from Port Townsend to Ketchikan

...Escarey and Matt Severson - all of Washington - set out from Port Townsend, Washington eight days before, avoiding the mechanical problems...the Northwest Maritime Center, were simple: Get from Port Townsend to Ketchikan without using a motor or outside help.The...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-15/three-washington-man-win-inaugural-sail
State
R2AK: The epic side of everyday people

...ended July 2 at 3:33 p.m., when Team Barefoot Wooden Boats crossed the finish-line in Ketchikan 28 days out of Port Townsend, Wash. It's been an event full of excitement, inspiration, close-calls, marine mammals, sleep deprivation, generosity...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-08/r2ak-update-july-5
Art
Townsend's warblers: They do what to aphids?

...see them?" Owen, age 12, said. "Townsend's warblers, three of them in the top of the tree." Getting a clear view of a Townsend's warbler can be difficult. The warblers...this walk. The boys have good ears. A Townsend's warbler makes a "weazy, weazy (car...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-07-12/townsends-warblers-they-do-what-aphi
Outdoors
Port Townsend art show seeks regional entries

The Port Townsend Arts Commission and Northwind Arts Alliance...Northwest," the 13th annual Art Port Townsend Juried Art Competition. The show takes...at the Northwind Arts Center in Port Townsend, Wash. Artists must be at least 16...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2011-03-30/port-townsend-art-show-seeks-regional-ent
Art
14th Annual Port Townsend art show seeks entries

The Port Townsend Arts Commission and Northwind Arts Alliance...Northwest", the 14th Annual Art Port Townsend Juried Art Competition, which takes place...at the Northwind Arts Center in Port Townsend, Wash. Artists must be at least 16...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-05-03/14th-annual-port-townsend-art-show-seeks-
Art
Last call for regional art show entries for Port Townsend show

...Northwest," the 11th Annual Art Port Townsend Juried Art Competition are still being accepted by the Port Townsend Arts Commission and Northwind Arts Alliance...takes place Oct. 2-Nov. 1 in Port Townsend. Artists must be at least 16 years...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072309/ent_468374767.shtml
Race to Alaska names a winner

...human-and-wind-powered race, officially began in Port Townsend, Wash. on June 4, with more than 50 teams headed up the...still in the race made the 40-mile qualifying leg from Port Townsend to Victoria, BC in under 36 hours. Of the 75 teams who signed...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-17/race-alaska-names-winner
Outdoors
Solstice week on the water and R2AK updates

...the Spirit of Admiralty crews. Take that, America's Cup!Speaking of boat races, the motorless Race to Alaska from Port Townsend, Wash. to Ketchikan is into its third week. Race staff continues to post "Oh my gosh" photos and daily updates. Elsie...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-24/solstice-week-water-and-r2ak-updates
Art
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for June 8, 2015

...you don't understand the problem.Thumbs up to a great race. On Thursday morning, 54 intrepid teams set out from Port Townsend in Washington for the first human-powered boat race to Alaska. We don't know how long it will take the winner to reach...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-08/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-j
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