Hoko River – Cowan Ranch Day on Sunday, July 23

SEKIU -- Northwest Olympic Peninsula history buffs and the general public are invited to the first annual Hoko River-Cowan Ranch Heritage Day on Sunday, July… Continue reading

Want to be on ‘Wheel of Fortune?’

BLYN -- If you've been biding your time, waiting for the chance to rub elbows with Pat Sajak and possibly win a brand new car,… Continue reading

New book explores insights from Australian sojourn

PORT ANGELES -- A new book, Inside Out Down Under: Stories from a Spiritual Sabbatical, has been published by a Port Angeles woman, Diana Somerville… Continue reading

Gumby events in Port Hadlock, Port Townsend celebrate 50 years

PORT HADLOCK -- In 1956, young filmmaker Art Clokey took a lump of clay in his hands and fashioned it into human form. Naming his… Continue reading

Quileute Days to be held in LaPush this weekend

LAPUSH -- Get your dancing shoes, blankets and appetite ready for Quileute Days this weekend. Among the many festivities are two street dances, a parade,… Continue reading

Second clue in film festival contest revealed

The second clue in the Port Townsend Film Festival's 2006 "Guess-the-Guest" contest is revealed today Hidden within four clues offered Wednesdays during four weeks is… Continue reading

Peninsula: Clallam Bay-Sekiu Fun Days, Hadlock Days continue today

Festivals at both ends of the North Olympic Peninsula -- Clallam Bay's Fun Days and Port Hadlock's Hadlock Days -- continue today. The weather Saturday… Continue reading

Peninsula: Weekend activities from Clallam Bay to Port Hadlock

Community festivals sway into full swing -- or swing into full sway -- this weekend at opposite ends of the North Olympic Peninsula. Out west,… Continue reading


The Fourth of July will be celebrated all over the North Olympic Peninsula. Here's a rundown of the parades, food and fireworks. Port Angeles The… Continue reading

Look who’s back: Gumby festival planned for Peninsula

SEQUIM -- No one says, "I like Gumby." "They say, 'I love him,"' says Joe Clokey, who grew up quite close to the slant-headed, green… Continue reading

Today’s Juan de Fuca Festival finale

The final day of the Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts in Port Angeles: Main Stage 11 a.m.: North Olympic Youth Symphony 12:15 p.m.:… Continue reading

Juan de Fuca Festival continues today

PORT ANGELES -- Todd Schultz walked away from the food vendor booth Saturday staring down a deep-fried, sugary bread confection called an elephant ear. "You… Continue reading

Shrimp ‘sucked outta here in nothing flat’ at annual festival

BRINNON -- Off-and-on rainfall Saturday failed to dilute the fun and food at the 10th annual Brinnon Shrimp Festival, which continues today. If how fast… Continue reading

It’s Fuca time!

Eclectic, electric and sometimes eccentric, the Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts opens its 2006 run in Port Angeles today. Music, dance theater, storytelling,… Continue reading

Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts schedule

Here's the schedule of events in this weekend's Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts in Port Angeles. Today Main Stage 6 p.m.: Ivonne Hernandez… Continue reading

Shrimpfest to celebrate Hood Canal delicacy in Brinnon this weekend

BRINNON -- It's all about shrimp, but the festival that celebrates the funny-looking spotted sea creatures from the depths of Hood Canal is anything but… Continue reading

Summer starts early on Peninsula

A three-day holiday weekend, with toe-tapping music, dance, story-telling, a film festival, merriment and native shrimp. What more could anyone want? The North Olympic Peninsula's… Continue reading

Rhody Run, Duck Derby and taiko drummers set for today

More than 2,500 runners and walkers are expected to participate in the 28th annual Rhody Run in Port Townsend today, the final event of this… Continue reading

2006 Rhododendron Festival swings into full gear this weekend

PORT TOWNSEND -- Catch serious bed racing tonight, a good old-fashioned parade Saturday, a Rhody Run on Sunday and all the colorful festivities in between… Continue reading

Here come the ducks — and more!

IN ADDITION TO this weekend's Rhododendrom Festival and parade in Port Townsend and Sunday's Rhody Run: * The 17th annual Great Olympic Peninsula Duck Derby… Continue reading