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Water aerobics class participants exercise in the diving pool at William Shore Memorial Pool in Port Angeles in August. The pool will celebrate its 50th anniversary with an open swim this weekend. Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News

WEEKEND: Public invited to take a dip at pool’s open house

PORT ANGELES — The William Shore Memorial Pool District will host a grand-opening celebration and 50th anniversary remembrance at 1:30 p.m. Sunday. As part of… Continue reading

Water aerobics class participants exercise in the diving pool at William Shore Memorial Pool in Port Angeles in August. The pool will celebrate its 50th anniversary with an open swim this weekend. Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News

WEEKEND: Quilcene watershed cleanup set

QUILCENE — Volunteers will remove trash and invasive plants from the Quilcene River watershed Saturday in recognition of National Public Lands Day. Participants will start… Continue reading

Seattle-based speaker Patt Schwab

Humor in workplace topic of VIMO dinner

PORT ANGELES — Laughter replacing negativity: It's what Patt Schwab likes to explore. And explore it she will Friday at the Healthy Harvest Dinner, the… Continue reading

Seattle-based speaker Patt Schwab
Intermediate 4-H riders who competed at the Western Washington Fair in Puyallup from Clallam County are

KAREN GRIFFITHS’ HORSEPLAY COLUMN: Riders strut their stuff at state fair

IT APPEARS TO me our warm late-summer weather is ending much too soon. Although I didn't get in nearly as much trail riding as I… Continue reading

Intermediate 4-H riders who competed at the Western Washington Fair in Puyallup from Clallam County are
Steve Johnson  [Photo by Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Profile]

PENINSULA PROFILE: He’s rooted in the community

AGNEW — Steve Johnson is not a big talker. He is a farmer, after all, a man who has made a living from the land… Continue reading

Steve Johnson  [Photo by Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Profile]
Douglas MacIntyre and Maggie Petersen

Mime’s the word: Port Angeles Symphony’s zany concert tonight is speechless

PORT ANGELES — Tonight’s Port Angeles Symphony concert is not about to go smoothly. A couple of playful people from out of town plan to… Continue reading

Douglas MacIntyre and Maggie Petersen

WEEKEND: Magic Circle to join PA Symphony

PORT ANGELES — This Saturday’s Port Angeles Symphony concert is not about to go smoothly. A couple of playful people from out of town plan… Continue reading

WEEKEND — Port Townsend Film Festival's dazzling lineup

WEEKEND — Port Townsend Film Festival’s dazzling lineup

PORT TOWNSEND — The festival lineup is dazzling — and so are the prices of the passes. But wait, says Janette Force, executive director of… Continue reading

WEEKEND — Port Townsend Film Festival's dazzling lineup

WEEKEND — VIDEO — Port Townsend Film Festival, interview with its executive director

PORT TOWNSEND-BASED independent multi-media journalist and videographer Jack Olmsted interviews Janette Force, executive director of the 13th annual three-day Port Townsend Film Festival, which runs… Continue reading

Cort Armstrong

Nash’s Farm Store holding first anniversary today

DUNGENESS — This harvest season, full circles are easily found around the farm. Nash's Farm Store, for example, was a creamery back in Sequim's dairy-rich… Continue reading

Cort Armstrong

WEEKEND: Donations sought for USO-inspired veterans benefit

FORKS — Organizers are seeking donations for a USO-inspired 1940s-themed party planned in October as a benefit for Sarge’s Place, a transitional-housing project for veterans.… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Great Beginnings grants available

PORT ANGELES — United Way of Clallam County is accepting applications for $100,000 available for Great Beginnings grants for children’s program in 2013. To be… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Quilts to be on display at Jefferson fairgrounds

PORT TOWNSEND — More than 100 quilts will be on display at the Cabin Fever Quilters of Jefferson County’s 31st Quilt Show from 10 a.m.… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Radio-controlled model fly-in, POW/MIA commemoration set on Peninsula

Everything from a fly-in of radio-controlled aircraft to a POW/MIA commemoration is planned on the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend. For more information on other… Continue reading

Choreographer Yukio Suzuki

WEEKEND: Unique performance promises to reverberate

PORT TOWNSEND — The inaugural Reverberations festival promises to provide a combination of art, music and performance in a once-in-a-lifetime setting this weekend. Centrum is… Continue reading

Choreographer Yukio Suzuki

Port Angeles poet to share ‘Tremolo’ on Friday

PORT ANGELES — Alice Derry laid her heart between the pages of her book Tremolo. “For Bruce and Lisel,” she writes near the front, dedicating… Continue reading

On her free Elwha Discovery Walks

Walkers see past, present on bottom of former Lake Aldwell

PORT ANGELES — To see what transition looks like and to feel it under our feet — this is the place. Walking across the bottom… Continue reading

On her free Elwha Discovery Walks
Larry Eifert shows off "A Walk on the Wild Side

Port Townsend artist reveals his ‘Wild Side’

PORT TOWNSEND — Fifty kinds of wild things, close up and together: They're now found on a mural in the middle of their natural surroundings… Continue reading

Larry Eifert shows off "A Walk on the Wild Side
Lower Elwha Klallam tribal chairwoman Frances Charles

Lower Elwha Klallam women remember road to renewal

PORT ANGELES — This is a story of healing, a story of connection between a strong people and a powerful river. The Lower Elwha Klallam… Continue reading

Lower Elwha Klallam tribal chairwoman Frances Charles
Susan Parr Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

PENINSULA PROFILE: She helps travelers reach dream destinations

Joe Cruz and Marilyn Cooke, both 74, could have become completely stressed about their forthcoming trip. “I was having heart palpitations, just getting packed,” said… Continue reading

Susan Parr Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News