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

Want to be on ‘Wheel of Fortune?’

BLYN -- If you've been biding your time, waiting for the chance to rub elbows with Pat Sajak and possibly win a brand new car,… Continue reading

New book explores insights from Australian sojourn

PORT ANGELES -- A new book, Inside Out Down Under: Stories from a Spiritual Sabbatical, has been published by a Port Angeles woman, Diana Somerville… Continue reading

Gumby events in Port Hadlock, Port Townsend celebrate 50 years

PORT HADLOCK -- In 1956, young filmmaker Art Clokey took a lump of clay in his hands and fashioned it into human form. Naming his… Continue reading

Quileute Days to be held in LaPush this weekend

LAPUSH -- Get your dancing shoes, blankets and appetite ready for Quileute Days this weekend. Among the many festivities are two street dances, a parade,… Continue reading

Second clue in film festival contest revealed

The second clue in the Port Townsend Film Festival's 2006 "Guess-the-Guest" contest is revealed today Hidden within four clues offered Wednesdays during four weeks is… Continue reading

Peninsula: Clallam Bay-Sekiu Fun Days, Hadlock Days continue today

Festivals at both ends of the North Olympic Peninsula -- Clallam Bay's Fun Days and Port Hadlock's Hadlock Days -- continue today. The weather Saturday… Continue reading

Peninsula: Weekend activities from Clallam Bay to Port Hadlock

Community festivals sway into full swing -- or swing into full sway -- this weekend at opposite ends of the North Olympic Peninsula. Out west,… Continue reading


The Fourth of July will be celebrated all over the North Olympic Peninsula. Here's a rundown of the parades, food and fireworks. Port Angeles The… Continue reading

Look who’s back: Gumby festival planned for Peninsula

SEQUIM -- No one says, "I like Gumby." "They say, 'I love him,"' says Joe Clokey, who grew up quite close to the slant-headed, green… Continue reading

Today’s Juan de Fuca Festival finale

The final day of the Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts in Port Angeles: Main Stage 11 a.m.: North Olympic Youth Symphony 12:15 p.m.:… Continue reading

Juan de Fuca Festival continues today

PORT ANGELES -- Todd Schultz walked away from the food vendor booth Saturday staring down a deep-fried, sugary bread confection called an elephant ear. "You… Continue reading

Shrimp ‘sucked outta here in nothing flat’ at annual festival

BRINNON -- Off-and-on rainfall Saturday failed to dilute the fun and food at the 10th annual Brinnon Shrimp Festival, which continues today. If how fast… Continue reading