PENINSULA WOMAN: Dietitian stepping onto stage as contestant for Miss Washington USA

PORT ANGELES — Maria-Lourdes Aragon takes it in stride when someone asks her how on Earth she got to Port Angeles. “I was just talking… Continue reading

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Liven up weekend with live variety

IT'S SEPTEMBER, AND summer just got here, and now school starts. Where's the justice in that? Take some time off this holiday weekend and relieve… Continue reading

PHOTO BLOG — Delightful end to “Between the Ends of America” bicycle adventure

A delight awaits bicyclist Jeff Arnim at the end of the final stretch of his 6,448-mile bicycle journey, "Between the Ends of America . .… Continue reading

Port Angeles Choose Local campaign kicks off

PORT ANGELES — The city’s Choose Local campaign, which organizers said could turn $10 purchases into millions for Port Angeles’ economy, is here at last.… Continue reading

Free outdoor concert in Port Townsend today (with list of other free concerts this week in Port Angeles, Sequim and PT)

PACK UP YOUR your favorite comfort food — along with blankets and lawn chairs to sit on — and stake out your spot at a… Continue reading

Police to bring to Sequim piece of fallen 9/11 site

SEQUIM — Police Chief Bill Dickinson recently put out the call to his 21-member department: Anybody want to drive to New York City to collect… Continue reading

VIDEO — Interview at Concert on the Dock in Port Townsend

MULTIMEDIA JOURNALIST NINA Jurczynski chats with Mari Mullen, executive director of the Port Townsend Main Street Program, and members of the Impulse trio at Thursday's… Continue reading

VIDEO MENU — The Horror! The Horror!

Jason Zinoman discusses what makes movies scary in this New York Times video — More New York Times news videos from this week —… Continue reading

PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: Studio tour allows glimpse of artists’ creative process

PORT TOWNSEND — An evolving sculpture park. A graphic designer returning to fine art. An acupuncturist who snips tin into toys. They're all here on… Continue reading

WEEKEND — Makah Days celebrates tribe’s family, culture

NEAH BAY — The annual Makah Days festival is a celebration of family, both individual and cultural. “What Makah Days means to me is a… Continue reading

WEEKEND — Olympic Peninsula Senior Games begin

PORT ANGELES — The seventh annual Olympic Peninsula Senior Games start this morning with horseshoes and quickly escalates into more active and varied events. More… Continue reading

WEEKEND — Other area events on Olympic Peninsula

Concerts, carnivals, book sales and reunions are among the events planned on the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend. Other major weekend events are spotlighted in… Continue reading

WEEKEND — Port Townsend Summer Band wraps season

“The Duke of Marlborough” fanfare by Percy Grainger, John Philip Sousa's “The Occidental” march, “Blue Tango” by Leroy Anderson and other rousing music will meet… Continue reading

Inspiration awaits in Chetzemoka Park with haiku workshop Saturday

PORT TOWNSEND — On Saturday, Margaret McGee plans a pilgrimage to one of her favorite spots — and she’s inviting others to walk, write and… Continue reading

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Rock, country, blues on stage this week

THEY SANG, JUGGLED, danced, yodeled and performed their way into the inaugural Clallam County Variety and Talent Show stage Sunday at the Clallam County Fair,… Continue reading

Hot-air balloon visits Sequim as a teaser for next year’s festival

SEQUIM — As if wanting to entice a healthy flock of hot-air balloons, Sequim presented an azure sky and a field unruffled by even the… Continue reading


TWIN ISLANDS. PICNIC Point. Ward's Walk. Hidden Cove. To people who live in Port Ludlow, these names are familiar because they are either on, or… Continue reading

KAREN GRIFFITHS’ HORSEPLAY COLUMN: New leadership for 4-H; fair results

COUNTY FAIRS ARE such grand traditions: eating elephant ears and pulled pork sandwiches; viewing all the wonderful handmade quilts, toys, art and crafts; observing fine… Continue reading

VIDEO — Sofia Vergara photo shoot

Sofia Vergara photo shoot USA WEEKEND Exclusive! "Modern Family" star Sofia Vergara explains her personal style in this behind-the-scenes video of a USA Weekend magazine… Continue reading

VIDEO — Food (Three Many Cooks)

QUICK COOKING VIDEOS from Three Many Cooks: a real-world mom-and-daughters. Find their recipes each week inside USA Weekend magazine, part of the Peninsula Daily News… Continue reading

  • Aug 23, 2011