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Catherine and Tom Harper stand on the rooftop patio area of their home on the upper floor of the Pioneer Building in downtown Port Angeles during last year's Second Story Story tour. Their home also is featured on this weekend's tour. Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News

WEEKEND: Second-story tours set Saturday

PORT ANGELES — Things will be looking up in downtown Port Angeles during the third annual Second Story Story on Saturday. Participants in the tour… Continue reading

Catherine and Tom Harper stand on the rooftop patio area of their home on the upper floor of the Pioneer Building in downtown Port Angeles during last year's Second Story Story tour. Their home also is featured on this weekend's tour. Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News

WEEKEND: Self-guided tour offers weekend of wine, cheese

The Olympic Peninsula Wineries’ fourth annual Northwest Wine & Cheese Tour is Saturday and Sunday. The self-guided tour at the eight participating wineries will be… Continue reading

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Face the music and celebrate spring

NOW THAT WE'VE had some sun and are all feeling better, it's time to go dancing and celebrate spring. Port Angeles ■ Today at Castaways… Continue reading

“The older I get

PENINSULA PROFILE: Nordland man launches old boats into new lives

NORDLAND — When he was 8 years old, Marty Loken spent the summer living with his family in a remote cabin on the Quinault Indian… Continue reading

“The older I get

San Francisco, Port Townsend poets to appear at Northwind

PORT TOWNSEND — My Father’s Love: Portrait of the Poet as a Young Girl and Love on the Streets are two of the books by… Continue reading

Ernst-Ulrich Schafer of Port Angeles won the Portrait Photographer of the Year and other awards at the Professional Photographers of Washington spring convention in Olympia. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

Port Angeles photographer wins state awards

PORT ANGELES — Portrait Photographer of the Year was just one of the trophies Ernst-Ulrich Schafer took home from the spring Professional Photographers of Washington… Continue reading

Ernst-Ulrich Schafer of Port Angeles won the Portrait Photographer of the Year and other awards at the Professional Photographers of Washington spring convention in Olympia. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News
Markette Parker

WEEKEND: Easter eggs tucked away throughout Peninsula

Thousands of eggs are being laid today and Saturday for that multicolored rite of spring, the Easter egg hunt. They're hidden all over the North… Continue reading

Markette Parker

WEEKEND: Other area events on North Olympic Peninsula

Hear about shipwrecks or gold prospectors, see microscopic views of forest treasures or learn about greyhounds or ham radios at activities planned across the North… Continue reading

Chocolate Serenade owner Jim Queen

WEEKEND: Spring Fling previews Open Aire Market

SEQUIM — To pique your senses Saturday: Jose's Famous Salsa, Mexican ceviche and tamales hot or mild. Hot, locally roasted coffee from the Rainshadow cafe.… Continue reading

Chocolate Serenade owner Jim Queen

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Put a spring in your step

IT'S TIME TO get out, dance and put that spring back in your step, or at least tap your toes, because we have an incredible… Continue reading

Port Angeles High School seniors

KAREN GRIFFITHS’ HORSEPLAY COLUMN: Port Angeles drill team wins top honors in state

SMOOTH MOVES PROPELLED the Port Angeles Rough Riders Equestrian Drill Team to win top honors at its third and final Washington State High School Equestrian… Continue reading

Port Angeles High School seniors
Nature Lindsay  adopted Port Townsend as her new home town in 2006 and built a landscaping business. Now

PENINSULA PROFILE: Life blooms anew for singer/songwriter Nature Lindsay

JOYCE — People tend to ask questions about Nature Lindsay's first name, while which one depends on which part of the country she's in. On… Continue reading

Nature Lindsay  adopted Port Townsend as her new home town in 2006 and built a landscaping business. Now

PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT THIS WEEKEND: Performers reveal personal stories in ‘Courageous Acts’

PORT TOWNSEND — The man onstage is peeling away his shell, to expose the story he’s living through. It’s about being a provider, and about… Continue reading

Abby Mae & the Homeschool Boys — Hayden Pomeroy

IN THE PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: Popular Abby Mae & Homeschool Boys to break up after summer album

PORT ANGELES — Just like the lead singer’s voice, this band soared, high and fast and across the Northwest. They played their signature blend of… Continue reading

Abby Mae & the Homeschool Boys — Hayden Pomeroy
Tony Steinman of Sequim-based Thomas Building Center

WEEKEND: Building expo sets up shop at Sequim High School this weekend

SEQUIM — More than 70 vendors will offer goods, services and information at the North Peninsula Building Association's 15th annual Building, Remodeling and Energy Expo… Continue reading

Tony Steinman of Sequim-based Thomas Building Center
Bird-watchers

WEEKEND: Olympic BirdFest offers feast for the eyes

SEQUIM — Julie Jackson remembers attending the first Olympic BirdFest shortly after she and her husband, Dave, moved to Sequim in early 2004. Since then,… Continue reading

Bird-watchers

WEEKEND: Other area events on North Olympic Peninsula

Easter egg hunts at public pools in Port Angeles and Port Townsend, art shows, music and political meetings are all planned on the North Olympic… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Port Townsend auto rally kicks off European car season

PORT TOWNSEND — A large European-style auto rally will be held at Memorial Field in Port Townsend on Saturday. Hundreds of European cars participating in… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Schedule of Olympic BirdFest activities

A VARIETY OF birdwatching and touring events will be offered at Olympic BirdFest 2012. For more information,or to register, visit www.olympicbirdfest.org. Today ■ 8 a.m.… Continue reading

  • Mar 30, 2012

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC: Get up and dance while spring’s here

SPRING HAS SPRUNG, and live music has sprung out all over, too. So tune up your ears, get out your dancing shoes and embrace spring… Continue reading