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LaPush poet to read work in progress on Tuesday

PORT ANGELES — The North Coast Writers, a Port Angeles-based group of poets, memoirists and playwrights, will present well-traveled poet Andrew Rahal in a free… Continue reading

Janna Marit

PENINSULA PROFILE: Singer rises to the next stage

PORT TOWNSEND — When the singer from Greenland heard the singer from Pennsylvania, he was dazzled. “I thought, wow. Janna has this Billie Holiday quality… Continue reading

Janna Marit
Linda Parks with her scooter and rescued French bulldogs Peanut and Pippa. Karen Griffiths/For Peninsula Daily News

‘Hand up, not a handout’ Peninsula Home Fund helps keep woman mobile

SEQUIM — Worried that her key to freedom was going to be repossessed, Linda Parks turned to the Peninsula Home Fund for help. “The Home… Continue reading

Linda Parks with her scooter and rescued French bulldogs Peanut and Pippa. Karen Griffiths/For Peninsula Daily News
PDN journalist shares tales, interviews with musicians

PDN journalist shares tales, interviews with musicians

PORT TOWNSEND — If you've wondered how it would be to sit down with Roger Daltrey, Todd Rundgren, Roger McGuinn, David Crosby or Tori Amos,… Continue reading

PDN journalist shares tales, interviews with musicians
Cello Mania

WEEKEND: ‘Cello maniacs’ to play up storm Saturday in Coyle

COYLE — With so many concerts and so many invitations to play, they started calling themselves “cello maniacs.” And now four members of the group… Continue reading

Cello Mania

WEEKEND: Cherish Our Children fundraiser today

LAPUSH — The city of Forks and the Quileute tribe are sponsoring the annual Cherish Our Children holiday fundraiser for disadvantaged children at 5 p.m.… Continue reading

Children and adults ride in a penguin-adorned float entered by the city of Forks in the 2011 Twinkle Light Holiday Parade. Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News

WEEKEND: Forks Twinkle Light Parade to illuminate cold December night

FORKS — Neither rain nor snow will keep the 11th annual Twinkle Light Holiday Parade from lighting up the night after a day of holiday… Continue reading

Children and adults ride in a penguin-adorned float entered by the city of Forks in the 2011 Twinkle Light Holiday Parade. Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News

WEEKEND: Holiday bazaars a sign of Christmas

As Christmas draws near, holiday bazaars offer a wealth of items for gifts across the North Olympic Peninsula. Here is a sample of the festive… Continue reading

Marie Amerson's “Actor Under Red Light” was a Merit winner at the Northwind Arts Center Small Expressions juried show in Port Townsend.

WEEKEND: Juried show opens at Northwind Arts Center

PORT TOWNSEND — Small Expressions 11, a juried show of small format works, opens today at the Northwind Arts Center. The opening reception at the… Continue reading

Marie Amerson's “Actor Under Red Light” was a Merit winner at the Northwind Arts Center Small Expressions juried show in Port Townsend.
The 120-year-old Dungeness Schoolhouse is the setting for the annual Christmas Tea this weekend. The get-togethers feature homemade cookies

WEEKEND: More than tea to be served at Dungeness Schoolhouse

DUNGENESS — The Christmas Tea & Bake Sale weekend at the Dungeness Schoolhouse has much more than tea and cookies this year. The parties, held… Continue reading

The 120-year-old Dungeness Schoolhouse is the setting for the annual Christmas Tea this weekend. The get-togethers feature homemade cookies

WEEKEND: Other area events on North Olympic Peninsula

Photos with Santa, Christmas tree sales, lectures and feasts — all are scheduled this weekend on the North Olympic Peninsula. For more information on arts… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Port Townsend’s Festival of Lights offers gifts, more

PORT TOWNSEND — The third annual Festival of Lights will offer a cookie bazaar, vendors, raffle prizes and a silent auction among other attractions today… Continue reading

Averi Campbell shops with her dad

WEEKEND: Santa to help Port Townsend light tree Saturday

PORT TOWNSEND — Santa will arrive by firetruck Saturday for a tree-lighting ceremony at Haller Fountain. Riding in a vintage truck to the ceremony, he… Continue reading

Averi Campbell shops with her dad

WEEKEND: Then, now holiday home tours in Port Townsend, Port Ludlow

Holiday homes “now” and “then” will be on display in Port Ludlow and Port Townsend this weekend. The Port Ludlow Community Enrichment Alliance and the… Continue reading

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Save a dance for ‘Jingle Bells’ or hit the ‘Deck’ for holidays

NOW THAT THANKSGIVING is over, the season of giving and ho-ho-ho is upon us. We can hear the songs of the season even if they’re… Continue reading

Sequim Community Chorus to sing in season this week

SEQUIM — Seventy-six voices will rise in “Sing Noel,” a new “Christmas Carmen” and Handel’s “Hallelujah,” among other exultant songs, as the Sequim Community Christmas… Continue reading

Gregory Brown stands outside his apartment complex in Port Townsend.  -- Photo by Karen Griffiths/for Peninsula Daily News

Peninsula Home Fund helps him into the brightness of a new home

EDITOR'S NOTE: For 24 years, Peninsula Daily News readers in Jefferson and Clallam counties have supported the “hand up, not a handout” Peninsula Home Fund.… Continue reading

Gregory Brown stands outside his apartment complex in Port Townsend.  -- Photo by Karen Griffiths/for Peninsula Daily News

Port Angeles storyteller to give audience passport to world

By Diane Urbani de la Paz Peninsula Daily News PORT ANGELES — Cherie Trebon intends to whisk you somewhere far off and far out. She's… Continue reading

WEEKEND: ‘A Christmas Story’ in Port Angeles: This play won’t put your eye out, but . . .

PORT ANGELES — The hardest part of being Ralphie is, without a doubt, stifling one's laughter. So says Damon Little, the 11-year-old leading man in… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Sing-along to ‘Wizard of Oz’ in Port Angeles on Saturday night

PORT ANGELES — Imagine what happens when your black-and-white world disappears, to be replaced by a new world. One that blows your mind. That's the… Continue reading