Art school friends, neighbors take time to find they’re life partners

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is another in an intermittent series of love stories, spotlighting both newlyweds and couples celebrating anniversaries. These true tales are of how… Continue reading

Deficit forces closure of Peninsula Big Brothers Big Sisters branch

PORT TOWNSEND -- More than 150 North Olympic Peninsula children will have to say goodbye next Friday to the adults who have mentored them, as… Continue reading

Makah museum at Neah Bay celebrates 30 years of culture

NEAH BAY -- The Makah Cultural and Research Center is 30 years old. The museum, one of the oldest tribal museums in the nation, celebrated… Continue reading

Oprah to feature Twilight author Friday

Author of the bestselling Twilight saga Stephenie Meyer has given her only interview of the year to Oprah Winfrey, and the show will air at… Continue reading

Peninsula seniors’ stories to be told in song at Veterans Day concert

PORT TOWNSEND -- A yearlong collaborative project to create songs with seniors and their families on the North Olympic Peninsula culminates with a Veterans Day… Continue reading

‘New Moon’ about to rise, and the Peninsula is getting ready for the next ‘Twilight’

It will be twilight all weekend Nov. 20 and 21 for the release of "The Twilight Saga: New Moon." The movie -- which is the… Continue reading

Olympic Discovery Trail Virtual Challenge wraps up; walkers’ steps would circle globe twice

PORT ANGELES -- The steps taken by 13 groups in the Olympic Discovery Trail Virtual Challenge were enough to wrap around the world twice. The… Continue reading

Well-heeled women step it up in race for Olympic Medical Center Foundation

11Each of the runners was clad in heels -- some high, some low, some chunky and some stiletto. The race began with music pumping the… Continue reading

Another busy weekend of events on North Olympic Peninsula

Arts, fundraisers, food and fun are offered across the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend. Peninsula Spotlight, a weekly entertainment guide in the print edition of… Continue reading

Farm to Cafeteria conference brings buyers, sellers to table

BLYN -- The message of the first North Olympic Peninsula Farm to The Cafeteria Conference on Thursday was that the farmer and the food buyer… Continue reading

New name selected for planned Twilight-themed restaurant in Forks

FORKS -- A planned Twilight-themed restaurant in Forks, originally dubbed Volterra, instead will be named The Lodge in Forks when it opens early next year,… Continue reading

One-man guitar fest . . . and art barrels . . . tonight

PORT ANGELES — The effort to bring art to the forefront of life on the North Olympic Peninsula will get a boost tonight as the… Continue reading

‘Today’ show planning segment on Twilight locations

FORKS -- The "Twilight Saga" movies may not have been filmed on the North Olympic Peninsula, but local sites are getting their fair share of… Continue reading

Comedians yuk it up in Port Townsend on Nov. 11

PORT TOWNSEND — Competitive comedy is no laughing matter. Sixteen comedians from the U.S. and Canada will converge on Port Townsend on Wednesday, another stop… Continue reading

Proposed “Twilight” theme restaurant has trouble with name

FORKS -- Owners of Dazzled by Twilight who are planning the opening of a new restaurant next year in Forks are pondering their next step… Continue reading

Peninsula’s history includes tales of ghosts and apparitions

While there are several locations on the North Olympic Peninsula to experience a Halloween haunted house this weekend, there are other places that are said… Continue reading

Dia de los Muertos: Sequim group celebrates Halloween as fundraiser

SEQUIM ­-- While Halloween far outshadows it in terms of mass market appeal, the Mexican holiday of El Dia de los Muertos, or The Day… Continue reading

‘Twilight’-themed restaurant in works in Forks

FORKS -- Dazzled by Twilight owners Annette and Tim Root will be adding some cuisine in the Twilight theme to Forks next year. The Roots… Continue reading

Every breath you take: Chronic lung disease prevalent on North Olympic Peninsula

Patients with COPD -- chronic obstructive pulmonary disease -- often live a life tethered to oxygen tanks, planning every move to preserve their precious small… Continue reading

‘Cultural diplomat’ Lester Greene remembered for contributions to tribe

NEAH BAY -- Makah hereditary chief Lester Hamilton Greene was remembered Saturday as a man who was strong on family and being "a cultural diplomat."… Continue reading