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By Diane Urbani de la Paz Peninsula Spotlight PORT ANGELES — Sarah Tucker is ready to pull the curtain back again. An artist, filmmaker and… Continue reading

WEEKEND: A big list of events

It’s another jam-packed summer weekend. Concerts, anniversary celebrations, work parties and festivals are happening across the North Olympic Peninsula. For more information on other arts… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Brinnon offers Summer Blast of music, cars

BRINNON — Brinnon Summer Blast, a communitywide celebration for South Jefferson County, will offer a car show, vendors and activities from 10 a.m. to 4… Continue reading

Camaraderie Cellars owners Don and Vicki Corson are celebrating 20 years of winemaking in Port Angeles. Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News

WEEKEND: Camaraderie Cellars marks 20th with wine, food, song

PORT ANGELES — Sip a tasty varietal this weekend while sampling sumptuous tidbits and listening to soothing music in the courtyard of a winery devoted… Continue reading

Camaraderie Cellars owners Don and Vicki Corson are celebrating 20 years of winemaking in Port Angeles. Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News

WEEKEND: Comedy night to benefit family of Air Force vet

PORT TOWNSEND — “Laughs for Lee,” a comedy night benefit, is scheduled at Key City Playhouse, 419 Washington St., at 8 p.m. today. Nationally known… Continue reading

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WEEKEND: MMA fight card set for outdoors in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — The North Olympic Peninsula is getting a first in sports events with an outdoors Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) show at Civic Field,… Continue reading

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Jeanne Moore shows off some of the unconventional trophies she created for the winners of the Uptown Street Fair parade

WEEKEND: Uptown Street Fair caters to eclectic crowd in Port Townsend

PORT TOWNSEND — The Uptown Street Fair is turning 21 this year — but it is still gleefully immature. The annual fair, set from 9… Continue reading

Jeanne Moore shows off some of the unconventional trophies she created for the winners of the Uptown Street Fair parade
Waving from the Railroad Bridge Park trestle over the Dungeness River are

Railroad Bridge Park, birthplace of Olympic Discovery Trail, to be feted for 20th anniversary

SEQUIM — This place, where motion and calm coexist, is where the Olympic Discovery Trail began. Railroad Bridge Park, the site of a nearly century-old… Continue reading

Waving from the Railroad Bridge Park trestle over the Dungeness River are
Lisa Preston pauses with her horse

KAREN GRIFFITHS’ PENINSULA HORSEPLAY COLUMN: Rider prepares for dream competition

IN MY LAST column, I mentioned my neighbor, Lisa Preston, recently authored a book, Natural Healing for Cats, Dogs, Horses and Other Animals. It gives… Continue reading

Lisa Preston pauses with her horse

Comedians to perform at benefit for Port Townsend family

PORT TOWNSEND — A flock of comedians will alight this Friday night for “Laughs for Lee,” a benefit at the Key City Playhouse. Nationally known… Continue reading

Final cooking demo set at Wednesday Farmers Market

PORT ANGELES — In the last of a series of free cooking demonstrations at the Wednesday Port Angeles Farmers Market, chef Dave Long will work… Continue reading

Sica Schmitz

From Sequim to Hollywood: Costumer to the stars

PORT TOWNSEND — As a Hollywood costumer, Sica Schmitz has seen plenty: glamorous movie premieres, demanding directors, stars who are fabulous. But for this 28-year-old… Continue reading

Sica Schmitz

Port Townsend singer faces fundraiser deadline for CD

PORT TOWNSEND — A life-threatening house fire, a beloved father, a community of musicians: They're all on Janna Marit's forthcoming album. If it's finished, that… Continue reading

PENINSULA PROFILE: Instructor heats Port Angeles with passion for salsa

PENINSULA PROFILE: Instructor heats Port Angeles with passion for salsa

Paul Kelly always did feel like dancing. Salsa, that blend of African, European and Latin rhythms, appealed to him. But the boy from Grand Ledge,… Continue reading

PENINSULA PROFILE: Instructor heats Port Angeles with passion for salsa
WEEKEND: The Paperboys return with rhythmic news

WEEKEND: The Paperboys return with rhythmic news

PORT ANGELES — Revved reggae, Irish jigs, Latin beats, full-on rock ’n’ roll: The Paperboys are delivering their musical news to the Olympic Peninsula this… Continue reading

WEEKEND: The Paperboys return with rhythmic news
IN THE PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: Los Lobos to prowl into Port Townsend on Sunday

IN THE PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: Los Lobos to prowl into Port Townsend on Sunday

PORT TOWNSEND — Listen and hear the living, rocking, twangin’ proof: Music transcends time and difference. This true story starts a little while back, as… Continue reading

IN THE PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: Los Lobos to prowl into Port Townsend on Sunday

WEEKEND: 4-H cat club selling raffle tickets at Jefferson County Fair

PORT TOWNSEND — Jefferson County’s Paws-N-Claws 4-H Club is selling $1 raffle tickets for its annual fundraising raffle at the Jefferson County Fair today through… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Bug chef, salmon bake among culinary treats this weekend

Culinary insects (yes, insects!) salmon, ice cream and other goodies will be served on the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend. Events range from health talks… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Fort Discovery to host patriotic celebration

GARDINER — A patriotic celebration dedicated to law enforcement and first responders is open to the public from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. Hosted… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Youths to venture to ‘Looking Glass Land’

PORT ANGELES — There’s been a lot of drama this summer at the Clallam County YMCA, and it’s about to culminate in a public performance… Continue reading