600 line up to get ‘Twilight’ DVD in Forks and share in the fantasy (with video)

FORKS - The Rainforest Arts Center was filled to the gills with room only to swim through bodies as close to 600 fans of "Twilight"… Continue reading

Victorian Days to include rare public tour today of historical Port Townsend house

PORT TOWNSEND -- To anyone who has ever walked around the uptown area, the exterior of the Landes House presents an intriguing facade. Set back… Continue reading

More than 500 fans from throughout nation now expected at midnight in Forks for DVD release of ‘Twilight’

FORKS -- The "Twilight" bash in Forks continues to grow, with more than 500 fans expected to flock into town today in anticipation of the… Continue reading

Late-blooming romance unites Rhody royalty couple

PORT TOWNSEND -- When Dick Stickney called his sister from the Honolulu airport in July of 1975, he didn't dream that the phone call would… Continue reading

Victorian fans brush up on protocol

PORT TOWNSEND -- In Victorian times, shutting a hand fan slowly could lead to a breach of promise. Fanning quickly signaled would-be suitors that the… Continue reading

Forks ‘Twilight’ party to celebrate DVD release

FORKS -- Fans who are frequently dazzled by Twilight are flocking to Forks on Friday for the release of the DVD of the first movie… Continue reading

Movie popularity: $8 escape or just great films?

What a relief: Tucking yourself inside a dark envelope, letting the wide screen wash you in color and light -- and sweep you onto a… Continue reading

Underground tour reveals Fort Worden’s dark side

Every day, Peninsula College students clamber up and down the wooden steps of the School House at Fort Worden State Park in Port Townsend, pulling… Continue reading

Plan your wedding at the PDN Bridal Show on Sunday — it’s free!

11North Olympic Peninsula brides-to-be can get tips, inspiration and practical planning done at the Peninsula Daily News Bridal Show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.… Continue reading

KONP Home Show begins two-day run today

PORT ANGELES -- Exhibitors will have more than 180 booths at the 27th KONP Home Show this weekend in Port Angeles. Admission is free. The… Continue reading

Larger than life: Statue of Cascades icon takes shape in Chimacum

CHIMACUM -- In life, Harvey Manning was a giant who single-handedly took on the challenge of preserving wilderness in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains.… Continue reading

Group with Port Angeles family ties competes on CBS television show

PORT ANGELES -- A Port Angeles High School graduate could be taking his family to fame this week. John Lorentzen, 48, who now lives in… Continue reading

Reading and sipping in Port Townsend

PORT TOWNSEND -- Every June, children who sign up for Port Townsend Library's summer reading program get to choose a free book for every eight… Continue reading

Jefferson County hatches new chamber music group

CAPE GEORGE -- The former director of Centrum's Chamber Music Festival will perform Friday as the artistic director of a new chamber music group. In… Continue reading

Port Townsend community read to scale book on Mount Rainier

PORT TOWNSEND -- It is the largest and potentially deadliest volcano in the United States. It has 25 glaciers clinging to its flanks, the deepest… Continue reading

Port Townsend Food Bank volunteer sees ‘heart of the place’

PORT TOWNSEND -- When Shirley Moss goes to Aldrich's Grocery Store on Wednesday mornings, she always receives a warm welcome from owner Rene Fukuda. Even… Continue reading

Charitable gallery seeks holiday shoppers

CARLSBORG -- Jeff Becker is always on the lookout for art that will make money. Then she can give the proceeds away. For more than… Continue reading

Events set throughout North Olympic Peninsula

Holiday shopping and entertainment is offered throughout the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend. Here's a sample of events. Lavender bazaar SEQUIM -- The Sequim Lavender… Continue reading

From sand to the sea, Santa all over the North Olympic Peninsula starting today

Santa is coming to town all over the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend and next. Santa will be available at 6:30 p.m. today at The… Continue reading

Indoor market to debut in Sequim this weekend

SEQUIM -- Two things will wrap around you like silk and honey this Saturday: the scent of coconut oil and the music of the Port… Continue reading