The changing face of Forks because of “Twilight”

By Marcia Bingham For Peninsula Daily News Forks was settled in the early 1900s because of its proximity to the Sol Duc, Quillayute, Bogachiel and… Continue reading

  • May 16, 2009
  • By Marcia Bingham For Peninsula Daily News

One comedian helps another

By Laura Callender Peninsula Daily News Laughter may be the best medicine, but what happens when a comedian is seriously ill? Another comedian steps forward… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2009
  • By Laura Callender Peninsula Daily News

Community Read author revisits Rainier year

PORT TOWNSEND -- Author Bruce Barcott brought three main characters from his book with him when he spoke last week at the Port Townsend High… Continue reading

Historical society receives $50,000 bequest from movie house historian

PORT TOWNSEND -- In 1906, an immigrant named H.S. Levin took the money he earned hauling rubble out of San Francisco after the earthquake and… Continue reading

Jefferson County group takes over house museum

PORT TOWNSEND -- The Jefferson County Historical Society became the official manager of the Commanding Officer's Quarters at Fort Worden State Park in a brief… Continue reading

‘Twilight’ DVD release fills the tills of Forks

FORKS -- And there was no room for them in the inns. The fans who flocked into Forks over the weekend to celebrate the release… Continue reading

600 ‘Twilight’ fans hit Forks to celebrate movie where story is set

FORKS — The Rainforest Arts Center was filled to the gills as close to 600 fans of the movie "Twilight" celebrated the release of the… Continue reading

600 line up to get ‘Twilight’ DVD in Forks and share in the fantasy (with video)

FORKS - The Rainforest Arts Center was filled to the gills with room only to swim through bodies as close to 600 fans of "Twilight"… Continue reading

Victorian Days to include rare public tour today of historical Port Townsend house

PORT TOWNSEND -- To anyone who has ever walked around the uptown area, the exterior of the Landes House presents an intriguing facade. Set back… Continue reading

More than 500 fans from throughout nation now expected at midnight in Forks for DVD release of ‘Twilight’

FORKS -- The "Twilight" bash in Forks continues to grow, with more than 500 fans expected to flock into town today in anticipation of the… Continue reading

Late-blooming romance unites Rhody royalty couple

PORT TOWNSEND -- When Dick Stickney called his sister from the Honolulu airport in July of 1975, he didn't dream that the phone call would… Continue reading

Victorian fans brush up on protocol

PORT TOWNSEND -- In Victorian times, shutting a hand fan slowly could lead to a breach of promise. Fanning quickly signaled would-be suitors that the… Continue reading

Forks ‘Twilight’ party to celebrate DVD release

FORKS -- Fans who are frequently dazzled by Twilight are flocking to Forks on Friday for the release of the DVD of the first movie… Continue reading

Movie popularity: $8 escape or just great films?

What a relief: Tucking yourself inside a dark envelope, letting the wide screen wash you in color and light -- and sweep you onto a… Continue reading

Underground tour reveals Fort Worden’s dark side

Every day, Peninsula College students clamber up and down the wooden steps of the School House at Fort Worden State Park in Port Townsend, pulling… Continue reading

Plan your wedding at the PDN Bridal Show on Sunday — it’s free!

11North Olympic Peninsula brides-to-be can get tips, inspiration and practical planning done at the Peninsula Daily News Bridal Show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.… Continue reading

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