Can We Talk?

by Richard Schurman, KB7NES, WREY447

For many years, Port Ludlow has relied on emergency communications by block captains using handheld radios to relay information to emergency communications centers located at the Bay Club, the Beach Club, and Port Ludlow Fire and Rescue Station 31. Clear communication was very spotty due to the surrounding terrain.

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Let’s Get Ready

by Jay Bakst, Port Ludlow Great Washington Shakeout Coordinator

Great Washington Shakeout
Thursday, Oct 20th

Are you prepared? While we live in an area subject to earthquakes, the past couple of years have shown us that other disasters can strike at any time. We in Port Ludlow can be subject to a major fire or flood or be cut off from the outside world. To be prepared, the Village Council Emergency Management Team (EM) and your Block Captains, along with the Jefferson County Department of Emergency Management, will be participating in the Great Washington Shakeout on October 20. Are you willing to join us? We could use your help.

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Port Ludlow Women’s Golf Leagues 2022 Update

by Kathy Traci, PLWGA and Lady Niners Publicity Chairperson

Captain Elaine Raymond and Cyndy Kelly, Low Net Champion of the Field.

Club Championship

The Port Ludlow Women’s Golf League’s (PLWGA) annual three-day Club Championship for 18-hole golfers was played in late August and early September. It culminated with a delicious early dinner celebration at Beth Weaver’s home overlooking Port Ludlow Bay. The winners of the tournament were announced in the following categories: Club Champion (low gross winner) was Bonnie Vahcic, and Low Net Champion of the Field was Cyndy Kelly. (Net scores result from the deduction of the person’s GHIN handicap from the person’s gross scores.)

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Dove House Golf Benefit

by Barbara Berthiaume, Staff Writer

Benefit Raises
for Dove House

The 10th Annual Dove House Golf Benefit sponsored by the PSO Bluebills was held on Friday, August 19 at the Port Ludlow Golf Course. The event raised $28,811 to benefit clients of Dove House to give them hope and a better future. There were 19 major sponsors, 24 tee sponsors, and 25 volunteers this year with 128 golfers teeing off for a noon shotgun.

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Commodore’s Cruise 2022

by Lori Longo, Immediate Past Commodore

The wonders of the San Juan Islands were in their full glory this July as Port Ludlow Yacht Club (PLYC) cruisers and land cruisers visited four marinas (Roche, Deer, Friday, and Rosario) and several anchorages (Parks Bay, Reid Harbor, Garrison, Sucia, and Hunter Bay) over a two week period of time on the Commodore’s Cruise. Each location brought its own special delight.

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Trail Mix

by Larry Scott

Glen Bell, Denny Schuch & Jack Riggen
at the Interpretive Trail
Image by Larry Scott

What was Trails up to in August and early September? (Yep, we write this in September for publication in October so it’s always 2 months out of date.) Well, besides putting the final touches on the vegetation for the Volkswalk route, a dedicated crew finished (over the past 4 months) installing the new rock pathway for the Interpretive Trail.

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Ajax Wins Historic Preservation Award

The Jefferson County Historical Society has chosen the Port Hadlock Ajax Café renovation for its annual Mary P. Johnson award. That designation is conferred upon a historic-structure project that meets the standards of the U.S. Secretary of Interior for preservation, restoration, and historic treatment. The Ajax building, also known as the Galster House, was erected in 1890 as the home of Samuel Hadlock.

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