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Peninsula Home Fund provides ‘just a little bit more to get by’

When life gives you crates of lemons with no way to juice them, how do you make lemonade? Billi and Eric Smoot… Continue reading


Artists weave a friendship through fiber art; Chimacum celebrates arts and crafts this weekend:

Cathie Wier and Pat Herkal are Port Townsend artists. They are also good friends. Wier, a weaver, explores the combination of materials and… Continue reading


A legacy in full color: Jeanette Best, cornerstone of Port Townsend arts, dies

The first Saturday of each month in Port Townsend is celebrated as Art Walk, a sociable affair that attracts art lovers who… Continue reading


Home Fund helps Port Hadlock woman with home repair

Marie Cota knew she had a serious problem. What do you do when you finally… Continue reading

Port Townsend Arts, Crafts Fair still connecting makers, buyers after 27 years

During the two days after Thanksgiving, Port Townsend’s Community Center becomes a hive of creative energy with the Annual Holiday Arts &… Continue reading

Peninsula Home Fund: A whole lot of love to go around for Schauer family

For Lynette and Ken Schauer, the idea of family is bigger than themselves. They consider the entire community to be their family.… Continue reading

Thanksgiving meal seats 250 in Chimacum

Rita Hubbard has a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. Six weeks ago, she offered to coordinate the team of close to… Continue reading

Small blessings: Thanks and giving main ingredients for Port Townsend holiday meal

The 175 Thanksgiving meals served to guests of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Port Townsend were a long time in the making,… Continue reading