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Joycelyn Elders signs copies of her memoir

Ex-U.S. surgeon general talks of sex education, health care reform

PORT ANGELES — Joycelyn Elders' brand of frankness drew fire before, during and after her time as U.S. surgeon general, but she found a hero's… Continue reading

Joycelyn Elders signs copies of her memoir
Becky Northaven

PENINSULA PROFILE: Passions keep businesswoman moving ahead

Becky Northaven’s recent posting on Facebook spells out her feelings. It’s a motto, superimposed on a photo of a sunlit horizon: “No matter how you… Continue reading

Becky Northaven
IN THE PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: Rock 'n' art explode with color

IN THE PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: Rock ‘n’ art explode with color

PORT ANGELES — Thom Catts. SuperTrees. Edwardian bicycle suits. The May Second Weekend art activities cover the gamut. This is downtown Port Angeles’ party for… Continue reading

IN THE PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: Rock 'n' art explode with color
Spanish imports from South America to the Makah tribe in Washington to your garden. GoodStuffNW.com

Ozette potato brings flavor, Northwest history to your garden

GoodStuffNW.com, recommended by Peninsula Daily News staff ORIGINALLY PICKED UP the Spaniards in South America, the Ozette potato came on ships sent to establish beachheads… Continue reading

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Spanish imports from South America to the Makah tribe in Washington to your garden. GoodStuffNW.com

WEEKEND: Events pack finale to 2012 Sequim Irrigation Festival

SEQUIM — The 117th Sequim Irrigation Festival’s final weekend features men with big saws and axes, brawny trucks and tractors pulling heavy objects, and a… Continue reading

Bob Lovell bags one of the first 50 ducks that came across the finish line during the 22nd annual Great Olympic Peninsula Duck Derby in Port Angeles in 2011. At center is Zach Grall

WEEKEND: On your marks, get set, quack! Duck Derby squeaks up Sunday

PORT ANGELES — Live ducks at Lincoln Park's pond are not unusual, but the more than 30,000 rubber ducks expected for the 23rd annual Great… Continue reading

Bob Lovell bags one of the first 50 ducks that came across the finish line during the 22nd annual Great Olympic Peninsula Duck Derby in Port Angeles in 2011. At center is Zach Grall

WEEKEND: Other area events on North Olympic Peninsula

An address by former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Joycelyn Elders, free tours of Chimacum Woods rhododendron nursery and several Mother’s Day events are among the… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Postal carriers to collect food Saturday across Peninsula; Sequim drive delayed

Postal carriers in Port Angeles, Port Townsend, Port Hadlock and Forks will participate in the 20th annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive this Saturday, while… Continue reading

The outspoken Dr. Joycelyn Elders will speak at the Vern Burton Center at 5 p.m. Friday. Individual tickets are $100.

Ex-surgeon general to speak Friday night in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — Dr. Joycelyn Elders wasn't afraid to rile people when she was U.S. surgeon general, and she's certainly not afraid to rile them… Continue reading

The outspoken Dr. Joycelyn Elders will speak at the Vern Burton Center at 5 p.m. Friday. Individual tickets are $100.
“Miss Representation

‘Miss Representation’ to screen in Port Angeles on Friday

PORT ANGELES — “Miss Representation,” a documentary film known for sparking passionate conversations — from the Sundance Film Festival in Utah to Fort Worden State… Continue reading

“Miss Representation

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Take Mom out to dine, dance at music venues

THIS WEEKEND, MOTHERS rule. So take her out for a nice evening of dining and dancing at one of the places listed here. Port Angeles… Continue reading

Members of the football team at Monument Valley High on the Navajo Reservation practice on their field with the famous buttes in the background. This is just north of the Arizona/Utah border. Alan Berner

‘Gone West’ photographer to speak at Peninsula College

PORT ANGELES ­— In making photos, as in life, Alan Berner keeps his aperture and mind open, open wide to surprise. And he and his… Continue reading

Members of the football team at Monument Valley High on the Navajo Reservation practice on their field with the famous buttes in the background. This is just north of the Arizona/Utah border. Alan Berner
Novelist Jim Lynch's newest book

Puget novelist coming to Forks, Port Angeles

Novelist Jim Lynch is touring the West's big-city bookstores with his latest acclaimed book — but this week, he's headed for venues in Forks and… Continue reading

Novelist Jim Lynch's newest book
Students including Daniel Iredale

Multimedia play about the Holocaust opens Tuesday

Peninsula Daily News PORT ANGELES — As this story unfolds on stage, both actors and audience can learn about history — and feel a sense… Continue reading

Students including Daniel Iredale
Ernst-Ulrich Schafer shows a photograph to one of his clients while working in his Port Angeles studio.  -- Photo by Chris Tucker/Peninsula Profile

PENINSULA PROFILE: Photographer tells subjects’ stories with light, lenses

PORT ANGELES — On the eve of his departure for Vietnam, Ernst-Ulrich Schafer went to a movie: “Alice’s Restaurant,” the 1969 classic starring a young… Continue reading

Ernst-Ulrich Schafer shows a photograph to one of his clients while working in his Port Angeles studio.  -- Photo by Chris Tucker/Peninsula Profile
IN THE PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: Guys and their guitars perform on Cinco de Mayo tonight for nonprofit

IN THE PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: Guys and their guitars perform on Cinco de Mayo tonight for nonprofit

SEQUIM — This combination bursts with sabor — flavor — and it’s cooking up quick. Men with Guitars, an evening of songs from the 1950s… Continue reading

IN THE PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: Guys and their guitars perform on Cinco de Mayo tonight for nonprofit

WEEKEND: Clallam Master Gardeners to hold annual plant sale

SEQUIM — The Clallam County Master Gardeners will offer more than 2,000 plants for sale Saturday. The group’s annual plant sale will be from 9… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Events to fete ‘Cinco de Salmon’ this weekend

PORT TOWNSEND — Something fishy is going on this weekend — and that’s a good thing, said organizers of the pair of “Cinco de Salmon”… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Events wrap up Port Townsend Teen Community Read

PORT TOWNSEND — Hundreds of Port Townsend students have been reading Blank Confession by Pete Hautman during the 2012 Port Townsend Public Library Teen Community… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Kiwanis garage sale to offer diverse items

PORT ANGELES — The shopping will be thrifty and the goods diverse at the Camp Beausite garage sale this weekend. Filling the Home Arts Building… Continue reading