Diane Urbani de la Paz

Port Townsend artist, illustrator publishes children’s book

The world had gotten dark for this girl. She’d go out walking, stop by a fish pond and feed the fish every… Continue reading


Dancing for the Stars to benefit children in Kenya

Stay-home party to be streamed Saturday


Arts nonprofits plan a blending of palettes

‘A time to do things differently’


DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: Dead-on Dana and the dance party

DANA SULLIVAN, SPARK plug of a guy, is not tamped down by these times. I read his book, “Dead Max Comix,” meant for middle-schoolers, and… Continue reading

Community art project planned at Port Angeles Saturday market

Local-strawberry shortcake, bright watercolors, open air: They’re meeting up this weekend. The Juan de Fuca Foundation for the Arts and the Port… Continue reading

Concertmaster joins Port Angeles Symphony

As the new concertmaster of the Port Angeles Symphony Orchestra, Marjory “Jory” Noble faces a strange time in the organization’s 88-year history.… Continue reading

DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: The physics of waiting

and heard — musician Emma Weller, she was among the youngsters giving me reasons to hope for the future.… Continue reading

Hopes still alive for Port Angeles’ Concerts on the Pier

Events could start this fall if county reaches Phase 4

DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: A neighborhood goddess

WALKING ONE NIGHT in my neighborhood, I saw an image and a message that widened my eyes. “Attention Citizen!” proclaimed the poster with the ferocious… Continue reading

Arts patron survey brings results

Stand-and-stretch breaks and widespread mask-wearing are among the measures respondents supported in the Arts Patron COVID-19 Survey, a questionnaire sent earlier this… Continue reading

DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: Take it slow toward a new groove

AMID THE COUNTY-STATE-NATIONAL recovery, what about a personal reopening? Jessie Young and Chandra Johnson, women who spent their girlhoods with the Olympic Mountains as their… Continue reading

Survey goes out to local arts patrons

Port Angeles Symphony Orchestra, Juan de Fuca Foundation for the Arts collaborate

Protesting racism: Port Townsend, Port Angeles rally

More than 175 people turn out on North Olympic Peninsula

Pet food bank, cat adoptions reopen at Safe Haven

No-kill shelter taking appointments, in need of funding