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Port Angeles Downtown Association hosts revealing second story tour Saturday

PORT ANGELES -- The next time you walk in downtown Port Angeles, look up. There's a whole other world on the second floor of many… Continue reading

Port Angeles warms up this weekend to Jazz in Olympics festival (**Preview the bands in our gallery**)

Ten jazz bands plus four venues and three days is the equation for a weekend of jazz-loving fun, as the 11th annual Jazz in the… Continue reading

MAC the ‘Nite’: Sequim Museum and Arts Center hosts major fundraiser

SEQUIM -- The historic Dungeness Schoolhouse, an iconic image in the Dungeness Valley for more than 100 years, is in need of some cosmetic work,… Continue reading

PENINSULA WOMAN: Lorrie Campbell inspires volunteers to help out

If you've ever hiked the Olympic Discovery Trail on county property, thank a volunteer. If you've ever enjoyed the four-day Juan de Fuca Festival of… Continue reading

Lake Quinault Lodge hosts Elk Festival on Saturday

LAKE QUINAULT -- Photographers Chuck and Grace Bartlett have spent 20 years stalking Roosevelt elk in the wilds of the North Olympic Peninsula, and Saturday… Continue reading

PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: Key City Public Theatre opens ‘The Seagull’ tonight

PORT TOWNSEND -- The mainstage production opening tonight at the Key City Public Theatre has been described by the author as a comedy with "a… Continue reading

PENINSULA WOMAN: Australian transplant finds sunny side of life in Clallam Bay

A biting wind and steady rain sweeps the town of Clallam Bay, overflowing gutters and pounding the potholed gravel parking lots. More buildings are shuttered… Continue reading

History, hikes and other events set this weekend

Presentations, history and hikes are among the events planned on the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend. PORT ANGELES Writer speaks tonight PORT ANGELES -- Author… Continue reading

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Hope for Haiti Concert adds to offerings this weekend

HERE ON THE North Olympic Peninsula, we are certainly blessed with nature's grandeur -- we can sail or scale -- as well as a large… Continue reading

DIANA SOMERVILLE’S ACT LOCALLY: Spilling the beans on veggie gardens

NO PROBLEM GROWING healthy organic veggies for Bill Klover. After he retired from farming in Eastern Washington, scaling back to raised bed building, planting and… Continue reading

PENINSULA WOMAN: Businesswoman turns store into work of art

Marilyn Staples has spent the past 30 years turning a former art supply store into a work of art -- and one of the most… Continue reading

Easter egg hunts easy to find in Clallam County

A chance of showers and gales of laughter are predicted for this weekend as Easter egg hunts take place across Clallam County. Egg hunts are… Continue reading

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Sounds aplenty — no fooling!

HERE'S THE LATEST from the North Olympic Peninsula Environs (NOPE): Country-rocker Jimmy Hoffman is going to dye his hair red and become a punk rocker.… Continue reading

Newly released scenes from ‘The Twilight Saga: Eclipse’

Here are newly released photos from Summit Entertainment of scenes from “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse,” to be released midsummer. The Twilight saga, of course, is… Continue reading

Author Meyer to write book on ‘Twilight’ character

Attention "Twilight" fans: Stephenie Meyer has a new book coming out. Little, Brown Books for Young Readers will release "The Short Second Life of Bree… Continue reading

Peninsula man mentioned in Sen. Murray’s health care speech hopes for best

PORT TOWNSEND -- Mark Peters, Port Townsend small business owner, wanted to let Sen. Patty Murray know what he thought about the state of health… Continue reading

PENINSULA WOMAN: Restaurateur Nagler shares recipe for success

If you want to know how to run a successful restaurant, ask Diane Nagler. She has been a driving force in not one but two… Continue reading

PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: This art is real trash — and clever, too

The Sequim Museum and Arts Center takes the sentiment, "reduce, reuse, recycle," to a new level, as it opens the monthlong "Recycled Art Show" on… Continue reading

Peninsula College art and literary magazine features North Olympic Peninsula contributors

Twenty-seven winners have been selected from more than 400 entries for inclusion in Tidepools 2010, the Peninsula College art and literary magazine. The magazine is… Continue reading

PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: An Irish blessing be upon ye as Irish Rovers come to Port Angeles

The Irish Rovers are a band of Irishmen that formed in Canada and gained fame playing folk clubs in America with a hit about a… Continue reading