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Adventure through Port Townsend set for Sunday

PORT TOWNSEND — The inaugural Parkways — Walk, Bike, Play will lead participants on a free 3.5-mile adventure (walk, bike, play) through the streets and trails of Port Townsend on Sunday. Starting from Mountain View Commons (between police station entrance and the pool) at 11 a.m., folks will gather for …

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How a Black Farming Community Found Justice by Debbie Weingarten

As a teenager, Sherrod dreamed of leaving the South. Her mind traveled North—away from the White sheriff, known as “The Gator,” who ruthlessly and violently patrolled the area’s Black residents. Away from her family’s farm and the backbreaking days spent picking cotton. Away from the segregated schools. “My goal was to …

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Three Rivers debates room for luxury lodge

By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN THREE RIVERS – A large, luxury lodge resort is being planned for Three Rivers which could change the community forever. Developers and county officials say the resort will provide more jobs, taxes, and attract more tourists to the gateway town at the entrance of Sequoia and Kings …

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Slain trans woman remembered at service

Close to 100 people turned out at D.C.’s Metropolitan Community Church on July 12 for a Celebration of Life service for Zoe Spears. (Washington Blade photo by Lou Chibbaro, Jr.) Although she was only 23 at the time of her death, people who knew transgender woman Zoe Spears said she …

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