Diane Urbani de la Paz

Jud Haynes

De-escalation workshop open to businesses

Navigator to talk about how to calm upset people

 

A flock of moviegoers came to see "Lily Topples the World," Friday night's Port Townsend Film Festival outdoor cinema offering. With the Rose Theatre behind them, the crowd watched the documentary on a giant screen erected over Taylor Street in downtown Port Townsend. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

PT Film Festival outdoors and online

Final outdoor show tonight — if weather allows

 

Proof of vaccination is being required at some businesses and events

Proof of vaccination required here

List of local businesses and events that require proof of full COVID-19 vaccination

 

The cast of "The Savannah Sipping Society" -- from left, Lynne Murphy, Mindy Gelder, Jennifer Saul and Rebecca Gilbert -- will bring live theater to the Port Angeles Community Playhouse tonight through Oct. 10. (photo courtesy Georgia Meyers)

‘Sipping,’ music on tap this weekend

“The Savannah Sipping Society” at the Port Angeles Community Playhouse

The cast of "The Savannah Sipping Society" -- from left, Lynne Murphy, Mindy Gelder, Jennifer Saul and Rebecca Gilbert -- will bring live theater to the Port Angeles Community Playhouse tonight through Oct. 10. (photo courtesy Georgia Meyers)
Libby Atkins of Port Townsend leads a masked band of percussionists up Sheridan Street past Jefferson Healthcare hospital on Thursday. The women were part of a gratitude parade that included classic cars, bicyclists and bell-jinglers. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Gratitude for health workers

Libby Atkins of Port Townsend leads a masked band of percussionists up Sheridan Street past Jefferson Healthcare hospital on Thursday. The women were part of… Continue reading

Libby Atkins of Port Townsend leads a masked band of percussionists up Sheridan Street past Jefferson Healthcare hospital on Thursday. The women were part of a gratitude parade that included classic cars, bicyclists and bell-jinglers. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Port Townsend's Kathryn Hunt has published "Seed Wheel," a new poetry collection.

Outdoor reading highlights four poets

Hunt’s ‘Seed Wheel’ just released

Port Townsend's Kathryn Hunt has published "Seed Wheel," a new poetry collection.
Hollywood screenwriter and Chimacum High School alumna Kirsten “Kiwi” Smith will appear at the Port Townsend Film Festival’s outdoor cinema on Taylor Street this Saturday. (Photo courtesy Kirsten Smith)

Prolific screenwriter returns to Chimacum

‘Kiwi’ Smith tells of influence of mother, teacher

Hollywood screenwriter and Chimacum High School alumna Kirsten “Kiwi” Smith will appear at the Port Townsend Film Festival’s outdoor cinema on Taylor Street this Saturday. (Photo courtesy Kirsten Smith)
“Soy Cubana,” one of the documentaries screening during the Port Townsend Film Festival, stars, from left, mezzo-soprano Koset Muñoa Columbié, soprano Ana Josefina Hernández Rosillo, contralto bass Maryoris Mena Faez and contralto Annia Del Toro Leyva. (Photo by Ivaylo Getov)

Port Townsend Film Fest offers more than 80 movies

Virtual screenings available with passes

“Soy Cubana,” one of the documentaries screening during the Port Townsend Film Festival, stars, from left, mezzo-soprano Koset Muñoa Columbié, soprano Ana Josefina Hernández Rosillo, contralto bass Maryoris Mena Faez and contralto Annia Del Toro Leyva. (Photo by Ivaylo Getov)
Sailor Vineyard’s Gene Africa and sons Owen, 6, and Eamon, 3, take a walk among the vines during Saturday’s farm tour. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Autumn brings color, crops to Port Townsend

Farm tour drew more than 1,200 over weekend

Sailor Vineyard’s Gene Africa and sons Owen, 6, and Eamon, 3, take a walk among the vines during Saturday’s farm tour. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Pianist Mike Carroll of Port Ludlow will give an online Candlelight Concert Thursday night to benefit Gatheringplace of Port Townsend. (Photo courtesy of Mike Carroll)

Musician to play romantic classical music

Candlelight Concert set for Thursday online

Pianist Mike Carroll of Port Ludlow will give an online Candlelight Concert Thursday night to benefit Gatheringplace of Port Townsend. (Photo courtesy of Mike Carroll)

Poetry reading marks autumnal equinox

A fall literary gathering is set for Wednesday — the autumnal equinox — at Finnriver Farm & Cidery, 124 Center Road. In the… Continue reading

Busker Jonathan Doyle plays on Water Street in Port Townsend beside the Hidden History sign about smuggling during the 19th and 20th centuries. The series of Hidden History panels inspire twice-monthly walking tours around downtown. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Girls’ Night Out off, but history tours ongoing

COVID-19 concerns change plans for October gatherings

Busker Jonathan Doyle plays on Water Street in Port Townsend beside the Hidden History sign about smuggling during the 19th and 20th centuries. The series of Hidden History panels inspire twice-monthly walking tours around downtown. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer meets via Zoom with the Chamber of Jefferson County on Friday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Infrastructure bill coming

Congressman Derek Kilmer highlights child care, broadband

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer meets via Zoom with the Chamber of Jefferson County on Friday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Raincoast Farm co-owner Margaret Stoermer, right, talks with visitor Jessica Cunningham of Seattle outside the Raincoast Farms Food Bank Garden of Port Townsend on Saturday. The Jefferson County Farm Tour, with seven locations open for in-person visits, continues today. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Jefferson County Farm Tour finishes today

In-person, online experiences available

Raincoast Farm co-owner Margaret Stoermer, right, talks with visitor Jessica Cunningham of Seattle outside the Raincoast Farms Food Bank Garden of Port Townsend on Saturday. The Jefferson County Farm Tour, with seven locations open for in-person visits, continues today. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Emperor penguins are among the creatures Bill Curtsinger of Port Townsend photographed during his career with National Geographic. Curtsinger and his collaborator, nature writer Kenneth Brower, will host an online conversation about their work together Sunday afternoon. (Photo copyright Bill Curtsinger)

Deep-sea diver to give free live talk

Photographer worked for National Geographic

Emperor penguins are among the creatures Bill Curtsinger of Port Townsend photographed during his career with National Geographic. Curtsinger and his collaborator, nature writer Kenneth Brower, will host an online conversation about their work together Sunday afternoon. (Photo copyright Bill Curtsinger)
Micaela Kingslight, left, and Samara Jade are two-thirds of Three Wheels Turning, pictured during their May gig at the Keg & I in Chimacum. The trio, which also includes Aimée Ringle, will play from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. this evening at Finnriver Farm & Cidery in Chimacum. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Micaela Kingslight, left, and Samara Jade are two-thirds of Three Wheels Turning, pictured during their May gig at the Keg & I in Chimacum. The trio, which also includes Aimée Ringle, will play from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. this evening at Finnriver Farm & Cidery in Chimacum. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Oyster Races organizer Brian Cullin, left, and Quilcene Museum supporter Cleone Telling take in the sun on the porch of the 1892 Worthington Mansion in Quilcene. Sunday tours of the mansion are part of this weekend’s Quilcene Fair activities. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Oyster Races organizer Brian Cullin, left, and Quilcene Museum supporter Cleone Telling take in the sun on the porch of the 1892 Worthington Mansion in Quilcene. Sunday tours of the mansion are part of this weekend’s Quilcene Fair activities. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
The crew behind the newest Bayside Housing-Community Boat Project tiny home includes, from left, Danielle Fodor, Raul Sierra, Lena Morton, Gillian Kenagy, Shanell Rosenfeld and Capt. Wayne Chimenti. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Community Boat Project workers build tiny home

Pat’s Place permit decision expected by end of month

The crew behind the newest Bayside Housing-Community Boat Project tiny home includes, from left, Danielle Fodor, Raul Sierra, Lena Morton, Gillian Kenagy, Shanell Rosenfeld and Capt. Wayne Chimenti. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Monday concert postponed, October show still on

Juan de Fuca Foundation considering concerts one at a time

“Alone Together," edited by Jennifer Haupt, is a collection of essays penned in the time of COVID-19.

Book collects COVID-19 experience

It’s a strange sensation to hold this book in my hands now. The 258-page paperback, slightly oversized, is a vessel full of true stories straight… Continue reading

“Alone Together," edited by Jennifer Haupt, is a collection of essays penned in the time of COVID-19.