KONP Home Show begins two-day run today

PORT ANGELES -- Exhibitors will have more than 180 booths at the 27th KONP Home Show this weekend in Port Angeles. Admission is free. The… Continue reading

Larger than life: Statue of Cascades icon takes shape in Chimacum

CHIMACUM -- In life, Harvey Manning was a giant who single-handedly took on the challenge of preserving wilderness in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains.… Continue reading

Group with Port Angeles family ties competes on CBS television show

PORT ANGELES -- A Port Angeles High School graduate could be taking his family to fame this week. John Lorentzen, 48, who now lives in… Continue reading

Reading and sipping in Port Townsend

PORT TOWNSEND -- Every June, children who sign up for Port Townsend Library's summer reading program get to choose a free book for every eight… Continue reading

Jefferson County hatches new chamber music group

CAPE GEORGE -- The former director of Centrum's Chamber Music Festival will perform Friday as the artistic director of a new chamber music group. In… Continue reading

Port Townsend community read to scale book on Mount Rainier

PORT TOWNSEND -- It is the largest and potentially deadliest volcano in the United States. It has 25 glaciers clinging to its flanks, the deepest… Continue reading

Port Townsend Food Bank volunteer sees ‘heart of the place’

PORT TOWNSEND -- When Shirley Moss goes to Aldrich's Grocery Store on Wednesday mornings, she always receives a warm welcome from owner Rene Fukuda. Even… Continue reading

Charitable gallery seeks holiday shoppers

CARLSBORG -- Jeff Becker is always on the lookout for art that will make money. Then she can give the proceeds away. For more than… Continue reading

Events set throughout North Olympic Peninsula

Holiday shopping and entertainment is offered throughout the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend. Here's a sample of events. Lavender bazaar SEQUIM -- The Sequim Lavender… Continue reading

From sand to the sea, Santa all over the North Olympic Peninsula starting today

Santa is coming to town all over the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend and next. Santa will be available at 6:30 p.m. today at The… Continue reading

Indoor market to debut in Sequim this weekend

SEQUIM -- Two things will wrap around you like silk and honey this Saturday: the scent of coconut oil and the music of the Port… Continue reading

Thanksgiving dinner a token of gratitude for woman with cancer

PORT ANGELES -- Reath Ellefson can't imagine a better way to spend what may be her last Thanksgiving than serving eight turkeys and all the… Continue reading

Port Angeles native willing to climb mountain to raise funds

PORT ANGELES -- When Erika Ralston's best friend was diagnosed with Huntington's disease, they began seizing the moment and going on yearly vacations. "One year,… Continue reading

‘Twilight’ has fans beaming on the saga’s home turf

The dancing in the gazebo. The lightning climb to a treetop. And -- sharp gasp here -- the 17-year-old vampire's skin sparkling like a rainbow… Continue reading

‘Twilight’ shines bright where it all began: Port Angeles a cool spot for Twihards

PORT ANGELES -- For three days now, First Street has been the planet's cool, moist place to be for Twilight fans. The fictional vampire Edward… Continue reading

Love story brings family from Las Vegas to North Olympic Peninsula

FORKS -- Rianilee Belles, a native of South Africa who has lived in Los Angeles and Las Vegas, was led to her new hometown by… Continue reading

Peninsula-grown Thanksgiving: Farmers urge purchase of local produce

DUNGENESS -- If you detested Brussels sprouts as a child, Devon Beck has news for you. The little round vegetables are so sweet when they're… Continue reading

Line forms outside theater early for ‘Twilight’ in the land of ‘Twilight’

PORT ANGELES ¬­-- If anybody could stand the rain, it would be this band of 29 Bella Swans and one would-be Edward Cullen. By 12:40… Continue reading

Luscious, but not much rain: ‘Twilight’ movie dazzles Seattle

SEATTLE -- This is some working vacation, I thought: reading a teen novel on the bus to the big city, where I'll get to see… Continue reading

Scenic portion of Olympic Discovery Trail shored up for winter

SEQUIM -- One of the Olympic Discovery Trail's many picturesque legs is shored up just in time for storm season. The section of the bicycling-hiking-equestrian… Continue reading