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Spots and stripes: Port Townsend merchants rolling out welcome today to aid women’s health program

PORT TOWNSEND — The town just might be overrun today with leopard-, zebra- and tiger-print-wearing women. They’ll be prowling uptown and downtown for a cause.… Continue reading

TV chef visiting Peninsula this weekend still Galloping after all these years

He will forever be known as the Galloping Gourmet, the television chef who made cooking look like play. But this week, Graham Kerr becomes the… Continue reading

KAREN GRIFFITHS’ HORSEPLAY COLUMN: Local 4-H’ers to compete at state fair

NOTHING COULD BE finer than watching your children grow up to be responsible, caring people. In essence, the horse 4-H program is designed to help… Continue reading

Juan de Fuca Festival schedules comedian

PORT ANGELES — We could use a good laugh right about now. And we need some good buoying, of the spirits and bank account. So… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Kinetic madness erupts in Port Townsend

PORT TOWNSEND — The annual summer festivals require substantial planning, scheduling and financial support, but this weekend’s Kinetic ­SkulPTure Race — with a capital PT… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Smaller Clallam County farm tour this year allows families time to visit all sites

SEQUIM — The Harvest Celebration Farm Tours will take place at six eastern Clallam County farms on Saturday. The 14th annual event runs from 10… Continue reading

WEEKEND: ‘The Cats of Mirikitani’ film shares man’s inspiring story

PORT ANGELES — When Linda Hattendorf met a homeless old man on a street corner near her apartment, she didn’t plan on making a movie… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Other area events on North Olympic Peninsula

An Oktoberfest celebration and a Horseman’s Ball in Port Angeles . . . Garden planting and birdwatching in Sequim . . . The Last Chance… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Rock show slated in Sequim tonight

SEQUIM — Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, AC/DC, Aerosmith, ZZ Top — these are the classic rockers to be celebrated tonight as the Fabulous Johnsons band… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Soccer field at Peninsula College to be rededicated Saturday

PORT ANGELES — Just as the college soccer season gets going full blast Peninsula College will rededicate its state-of-the-art soccer complex Saturday between the scheduled… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Solar power tour in Carlsborg highlights energy’s growth

CARLSBORG — The Clallam County Public Utility District and local solar contractors will offer a close-up look at what home­owners are doing to generate power… Continue reading

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Get out of blues funk with live music

THIS ARTICLE HAS been revised to reflect the following correction: Tacoma’s T-Town Aces will perform the blues at the Front Street Alibi, 1605 E. Front… Continue reading

Sequim cafe opens its doors to coffee lovers

SEQUIM — “Someday” has come for Don Batcheller, the man behind Rainshadow Coffee Roasting Co. Batcheller, who's been roasting coffee beans for 15 years, celebrated… Continue reading

Port Townsend wraps up ‘wonderful’ film festival

PORT TOWNSEND — It’s a wrap. The 12 annual Port Townsend Film Festival closed Sunday night with special showings of the two films that won… Continue reading

Packing school lunches on global scale

PORT ANGELES ­— It’s an afternoon, a morning or both, packing school lunches on a grand, border-crossing scale. The first-ever Olympic Peninsula Meal Marathon on… Continue reading

PENINSULA WOMAN: Quartet turns up volume at pair of fundraising concerts

SEQUIM — Some might say the song’s risque. But it’s also one descriptive invitation from four women who know a good time when they hear… Continue reading

WEEKEND — Port Townsend Film Festival offers feast for movie lovers’ eyes starting today

Click here for a schedule of film showings: http://tinyurl.com/pdnptfilm PORT TOWNSEND — Flip to the program centerfold and find the blue. That's your ticket, Janette… Continue reading

WEEKEND — Myriad activities highlight Dungeness River Festival

SEQUIM — A river of life is cause for celebration this weekend — in the woods, on a restored railroad bridge and on the pebb­led… Continue reading

WEEKEND — Sequim Harvest Dinner to feature homegrown food

SEQUIM — The 12th annual 100-Mile Harvest Celebration Dinner will be held Sunday. The dinner — made up almost entirely of ingredients grown or made… Continue reading

WEEKEND — Classic cars, fun set for Shane Park fundraiser

PORT ANGELES — More than 100 classic cars will be on display at Shane Park in west Port Angeles for the inaugural Old-Fashioned Family Fun… Continue reading