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Sailing ships, wooden boats call crowds to Port Townsend

PORT TOWNSEND -- About 200 boats, several tall ships and a rock 'n' roll legend sailed in for what is shaping up to be a… Continue reading

A wealth of activities across the Peninsula

Two major festivals -- the three-day Wooden Boat Festival in Port Townsend and StreamFest in Port Angeles on Sunday -- highlight this weekend's activities across… Continue reading

Ahoy! Time for the Wooden Boat Festival

PORT TOWNSEND -- If maritime heritage really floats your boat, the 30th annual Wooden Boat Festival is bound to put wind in your sails and… Continue reading

Labor Day weekend on the go

Ready, set, barbecue! Or camp. Or groove. Suddenly, as if by magic, Labor Day weekend is upon us. Where did the summer go? How did… Continue reading

Sister City fish fry Tuesday night

PORT TOWNSEND -- The Sister City Project will commemorate the first anniversary of Hurricane Katrina's strike on the Gulf Coast with a meal at the… Continue reading

Makah Days celebration ends today

NEAH BAY -- The 82nd annual Makah Days Celebration ends today with a street fair, races and softball and Slahal finals. The three-day celebration of… Continue reading

More best bets for the weekend

IT's ANOTHER BUSY summer weekend on our North Olympic Peninsula. In addition to Makah Days in Neah Bay today, Saturday and Sunday -- fireworks, dancing,… Continue reading

Clallam County Fair grandstand shows

* Today 4 p.m. -- The Lonely H band. Free. 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. -- Moto X freestyle motorcycle stunt jumping. Free. * Saturday… Continue reading

More best bets for the weekend

It's full speed ahead once again for weekend activities on our North Olympic Peninsula. * Clallam County Fair in Port Angeles, which continues through Sunday… Continue reading

Port Angeles celebrates its heritage this weekend

The fifth annual Heritage Weekend will be held this weekend in Port Angeles. The theme for this year's event is "Our Maritime History" and will… Continue reading

The Joyce Daze winners — by a whisker

JOYCE -- A total of 21 contestants competed in the Joyce Daze Beard and Mustache Competition on Saturday. Competitors, judged by Clallam County Commissioner Mike… Continue reading

Busy weekend on tap for North Olympic Peninsula

This weekend will be crammed full of events across Jefferson and Clallam counties. Here are rundowns on four of the activities coming up: Joyce Daze… Continue reading

Veteran actor McDowell to star at next month’s Port Townsend Film Festival

PORT TOWNSEND -- Veteran actor Malcolm McDowell will be the featured celebrity guest at next month's Port Townsend Film Festival, organizers announced today. And a… Continue reading

‘Traveling Vanna’ has roots in Port Angeles

BLYN -- Heidi McAllister was the new girl at Port Angeles High School when she ran onto the field with the rest of the cheerleading… Continue reading

Thousands turn out at 7 Cedars Casino for road version of ‘Wheel of Fortune’

BLYN -- Carla Powell might've been the envy of every person in the room. In the first game of the first tryout Saturday for "Wheel… Continue reading

Bow WOW! Peninsula’s biggest dog show coming to Sequim

SEQUIM -- It's shocking, to a newcomer, how many breeds there are. The Hurricane Ridge Kennel Club Dog Show on Saturday and Sunday -- the… Continue reading

More best bets for this weekend

IN ADDITION TO the Hurricane Ridge Kennel Club's 10th annual All Breeds Dog Shows in Sequim, there's plenty going on this weekend. To navigate the… Continue reading

Final clue in contest revealed

PORT TOWNSEND -- The fourth and final clue in the Port Townsend Film Festival's "Guess-the-Guest" contest was revealed Wednesday as the countdown continues for the… Continue reading

Cheesemaking class Aug. 5

PORT TOWNSEND -- A one-day course on making fresh mozzarella cheese will be held at Mt. Townsend Creamery from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday,… Continue reading

Hoko River – Cowan Ranch Day on Sunday, July 23

SEKIU -- Northwest Olympic Peninsula history buffs and the general public are invited to the first annual Hoko River-Cowan Ranch Heritage Day on Sunday, July… Continue reading