Steve Schermer, a Seattle musician and teacher originally from Port Angeles, will return home to perform with the Port Angeles Symphony Orchestra this Saturday. A specially commissioned concerto will make its world premiere during the performances. (Diane Urbani de la Paz)

Port Angeles Symphony to present holiday concert

Concerto specially commissioned for 90th anniversary

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Hurricane Ridge Lodge to get $10.8 million upgrade

Facility to be closed during rehabilitation

U.S. Coast Guard Cmdr. Brent Schmadeke, commanding officer of USCG Air Station Port Angeles, spoke to a meeting of the Port Angeles Noon Rotary on Wednesday about his command and what goes on out on Ediz Hook. (Peter Segall / Peninsula Daily News)

Aging assets and retention issues for Coast Guard

Systemwide issues felt locally, Air Station Port Angeles commander says

Emily Bufford, youth and outreach library manager at the Port Townsend Public Library in Uptown Port Townsend, positions one of the gingerbread houses entered in the 28th annual Uptown Gingerbread Contest. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Annual gingerbread house contest accepting entries

Deadline is Sunday; winners in five categories announced Dec. 22

Morgan Bartholick portrays The Dame in the PA Panto production of “Goldilocks and the Ultimate Rampage,” that opens Friday. (Submitted photo)

PA Panto presents musical comedy that celebrates life in Clallam County

‘Goldilocks and the Ultimate Rampage’ opens Friday

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Seagull cause of brief power outage

About 2,000 people lost electricity in Port Angeles

Volunteers at the Market. Photo courtesy of Port Angeles Food Bank.

Holiday Donation Match for PA Food Bank

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Sandie Kiehl of Sequim, left, makes a purchase from Pat Snyder of Sequim-based China Cat Creations during Saturday's Homemade Christmas Craft Fair at the Sequim Prairie Grange near Carlsborg. The event featured dozens of vendors with a wide variety of  holiday gifts and gift ideas created by local artisans.

Christmas crafts on display in Sequim

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Santa, Christopher Thomsen, holds Lizzie on Sunday at Airport Garden and Nursery in Port Angeles as part of a fundraiser for the Peninsula Friends of Animals. More than a dozen dogs, some more wiggly than others, sat in Santa’s lap for a photo. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

Furry fundraiser

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Santa tides down Forks Avenue in the West End Business Professional Association train on Saturday evening during the 21st annual Twinkle Light Parade before lighting the Forks Community Tree at the intersection of Sol Duc Way and Forks Avenue. Before and after the parade, the public viewed the Soroptimist International of the Olympic Rain Forest’s annual Festival of Trees. Trees were auctioned off Sunday. (Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News)

Twinkle Light Parade

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  • 4 days ago
Diane Urbani de la Paz/for Peninsula Daily News
A runner starts his ascent Friday on the Taylor Street stairs in downtown Port Townsend, where the city's Christmas tree stands ready for lighting at about 4:30 p.m. today. Santa will arrive on the Kiwanis Choo Choo after listening  to the children's requests at Flagship Landing earlier in the day, Caroling with the Wild Rose Choral and ornament-making at the Tyler Street Plazas tent also are planned today.

Holiday preparations in Port Townsend

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Mike Chapman.

Police, housing to be priorities

Chapman outlines Democrats’ plans

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Crime

Port Angeles man, 89, convicted of second-degree incest

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Business

Todd Ortloff Show guests this week

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Life

Learning our landscape lecture online

David Brownell will present “Learning Our Landscape: Archaeology and Artifacts of the Sequim Bypass Sites” at 3 p.m.… Continue reading

 

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Sandie Kiehl of Sequim, left, makes a purchase from Pat Snyder of Sequim-based China Cat Creations during Saturday's Homemade Christmas Craft Fair at the Sequim Prairie Grange near Carlsborg. The event featured dozens of vendors with a wide variety of  holiday gifts and gift ideas created by local artisans.

Christmas crafts on display in Sequim

Sandie Kiehl of Sequim, left, makes a purchase from Pat Snyder of Sequim-based China Cat Creations during Saturday’s Homemade Christmas… Continue reading

 

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