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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

Suicide Prevention Walk and Talk program’s annual event Friday in Joyce

JOYCE -- Crescent School's Suicide Prevention Walk and Talk started out as a moment of healing for the school after a student committed suicide in… Continue reading

The art of devotion: Congregation responds to Stations of the Cross request

The Rev. Gail Wheatley took a leap of faith when she asked the parishioners at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Port Angeles last summer to… Continue reading

PENINSULA WOMAN: Port Angeles’ Curry finds way to help African village

Thousands of tourists each year visit the Serengeti in Tanzania and Kenya, the vast grassland that contains one of the richest variety of animals on… Continue reading

Variety and volume of activities high on Peninsula this weekend

Benefit auctions, concerts and other activities are among the entertainment offered on the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend. For more on the arts, see today's… Continue reading

Coffee roaster opens store after outgrowing outdoor, other venues

PORT ANGELES -- After six years of selling her home-roasted coffee at farmers markets, festivals and events, Denise Brennan, owner of Princess Valiant Coffee, has… Continue reading

PENINSULA WOMAN: Jefferson domestic violence program leader sees efforts pay

When Cheryl Bozarth applied for the position as director of the Domestic Violence/Sexual Assualt Program of Jefferson County, the location was almost a deal-breaker. In… Continue reading

Port Angeles veteran leads statewide Vietnam vet recognition effort

PORT ANGELES -- When Norman Goodin came home from the Vietnam War in 1968, he was met quietly by his wife and family at the… Continue reading

PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: Paradise Theatre School in Chimacum opens ‘Othello’ tonight

CHIMACUM — In the cowfields of rural Jefferson County, betrayal and tragedy are brewing, stirred up by a sociopath with serious issues. It's all centered… Continue reading

Other area events this weekend

Benefits and seminars are among the entertainment offered on the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend. For information on other activities, see "Things To Do" in… Continue reading

Giving a warm welcome: Centrum names scholarship program for Port Townsend’s Vander Ven

She says she's not a writer and has "no artistic ability," but Carla Vander Ven, 49, has her name on a new scholarship program at… Continue reading

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: More venues coming; lots to do in meantime

AS WE ENTER the first weekend of March with spring just around the corner, the live music scene is healthy and getting stronger with two… Continue reading

Wayward cat happy to be home; has microchip to thank

PORT ANGELES -- Marie Isabel is one lucky cat, and her owner, Dorothy Hopkins is one happy lady. Marie Isabel is back home after a… Continue reading

Two Port Angeles firefighters to return to Haiti with contractor who adds his expertise

PORT ANGELES -- Two of the five Port Angeles firefighters who went to Haiti on a medical relief mission in late January are packing for… Continue reading

ACT LOCALLY: Farmers give insight on ‘menu for the future’

"FOR ME, IT was the black beans," said Robin Mills. She, her husband and daughters ages 2 and 4, eat them often. "The kitchen's not… Continue reading

Adventuress undergoes major restoration project

11But it's high time the grand dame of the sea had a face-lift. The 133-foot Adventuress, built in 1913 and now owned by the nonprofit… Continue reading