Discovery Bay Shellfish Closure

6/27/22, from Jefferson County Public Health:

Port Townsend, WA. Recent shellfish samples taken from Discovery Bay contained elevated levels of the marine biotoxin that causes Diarrhetic Shellfish Poisoning (DSP). As a result, the Washington State Department of Health has closed Discovery Bay beaches for recreational shellfish harvest for all shellfish species. Danger signs have been posted at public access points warning people not to consume shellfish from these areas.

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Quilcene and Dabob Bay Shellfish Closure

6/17/22, from Jefferson County Public Health:

Port Townsend, WA. Recent shellfish samples taken from Quilcene Bay contained elevated levels of the marine biotoxin that causes Diarrhetic Shellfish Poisoning (DSP). As a result, the Washington State Department of Health has closed Quilcene Bay and Dabob Bay beaches for recreational shellfish harvest for all shellfish species.

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Editorial

by Carol Riley, Copy Editor

Loyal readers of the Voice have come to expect our “center- fold” Spotlight article to be about local community organizations that make a difference, entertain us, educate us. This month’s Spotlight article has a much broader reach, a world view. Elena Salaks, a Port Ludlow resident, shares with us her heart-wrenching story of her journey to the war-torn borders of Ukraine. In the telling, she says at one point that “her heart hurt.” Our hearts will hurt as well as we read about the experiences she had and the people she met. Most of us cannot do what Elena was able to do—so instead we do what we can do. We give financially, we donate toiletries, we send clothes and shoes and other needed items, and we pray.

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QUUF Used Book and Media Sale

The popular used book sale is returning.
  — Fri, June 10, 3 pm to 6 pm and
  — Sat, June 11, 10 am to 4 pm
Book choices will include fiction, travel, philosophy, biography, cookbooks, and more. CDs, DVDs, and an expanded children’s section will also be featured.

Quimper UU Fellowship
2333 San Juan Ave
Port Townsend, WA 98368

  • The price of most books will be $2
  • After 3 pm on Saturday, a bag of books will cost $5
  • This sale will be held indoors and, like many events, may be affected by any prevailing Covid conditions in our county.
  • Masks and proof of vaccination are likely to be required.
  • More info: a2206a|||plvoice|||org|||Used Book and Media

Building Online Resources for a Small Business

Small-business or hobby-business owners often think they don’t need a web site or social media presence, especially if they aren’t selling online. But now, with cell phones firmly established as “computers in everyone’s pocket,” companies must assume potential customers are constantly scrolling through their screens for information. And that means companies must be easy to find online.

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