Capturing the Olympic Peninsula Experience
  • La Push Surf

    The Olympic Coast’s popular LaPush beach, a beautiful shoreline part of the Quileute Nation, is a great place to camp, surf, or just visit, especially when the sun is shining. LaPush is nearly 70 miles west of Port Angeles via U.S. Highway 101, which connects to State Highway 110 near Forks, taking you west to the coast.

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  • Jefferson County Public Utility District celebrates power authority

    Jefferson County Public Utility District and Bonneville Power Administration recently celebrated PUD’s newfound power authority granted by county voters in November 2008. The video features interviews with those involved in bringing local energy to the county and takes a look at the new PUD electric power operations center formerly owned by Puget Sound Energy on Four Corners Road south of Jefferson County International Airport.

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  • Bubbly Sequim First Friday Takes Wing Downtown

    VideOly Sequim host Renne Brock-Richmond explores the whimsical side of the Sequim arts scene during June’s first art walk. Featured performances by Toot Sweet at Windrose Cellars and Howly Slim and Sandy at Blue Whole Gallery on West Washington Street.

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  • Whitney Gardens & Nursery – Brinnon, Washington

    Some of worlds biggest rhododendrons can be found at Brinnon family’s gardens May is the best month to see the rhodies in full bloom at Whitney Gardens & Nursery, a beautiful Brinnon, Washington, roadside attraction. The gardens can be found on U.S. Highway 101 nestled between Hood Canal, the Olympic Mountain foothills and the Dosewallips River delta. A stop and a walk in the gardens comes highly recommended. There you will discover that the landmark’s seven […]

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  • Sequim May 1st Friday Art Walk celebrates water for irrigation festival

    VideOly Sequim host Renne Brock-Richmondtakes a walk through downtown’s newest photo studio and gallery among other stops and talks with those who help make Sequim’s monthly art walk a success. It was an aqua-themed First Friday, celebrating the 118th Sequim Irrigation Festival, the oldest such event in Washington.

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  • Port Townsend youth adventure group builds viking ship for Sound voyages

    The viking ship project is a dream-come-true for Geoff Briggs’ partner at Port Townsend’s WILD Expeditions, Dave Knudsen, who has some 40 years of experience as a youth adventure camp entrepreneur. The ship will one day sail youths on the waters around the Olympic Peninsula and Puget Sound. Master shipwright Jay Smith is now building the 56-foot viking ship at his Fidalgo Island boat shop. Wilderness Intensive Leadership Development Expeditions, a nonprofit group founded by […]

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  • Sequim Art Walk: A quick tour of the art scene downtown

    Join VideOly’s Sequim host Renne Brock-Richmond, who takes us on a First Friday Art Walk natural history tour, starting with the Museum & Arts Center of the Sequim-Dungeness Valley’s special fine art photography exhibit. It runs through April 26 at MAC, 175 W. Cedar St., Sequim. Renne also talks with artists and photographers with work featured at Windrose Cellars and The Blue Whole Gallery on West Washington Street, plus a show at Olympic Theatre Arts […]

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  • International dog trainers learn with clicks, clucks at chicken camp

    From her training center west of Sequim in Carlsborg, Washington, Legacy Canine Behavior Training center’s co-owner Terry Ryan has long been teaching animal trainers skills. It’s all done at the popular Chicken Camp, where trainers from all over the world teach chickens, and chicken teach trainers. Ryan shows her students how teaching chickens to walk through tubes, around pylons and even discern colors for scratch rewards translates to dog training, teamwork and people skills.

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  • The CoLab in Port Townsend offers new approach to work environment

    A group of independent professionals shares the attractive workspace downtown, co-workng and collaborating with shared resources, a kitchen, meeting rooms and workshops. The CoLab on the second floor of the historic Elks Building, 237 Taylor St., and offers several different options to its use. On the Web at ptcolab.com.

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  • 15th Annual Soroptimist Gala Garden Show

    Soroptimists spring event features garden fun, raises dollars for scholars Sequim Soroptimist International’s 15th Annual Gala Garden Show filled the Sequim Boys & Girls Club of the Olympic Peninsula with thousands of gardening buffs March 16-17. The event has become a rite of spring in Clallam County, attracting many from around the region. The event put on by the 50-member club raises dollars for scholarships and charitable giving to young women.

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  • Governor supports tourism at state summit

    Gov. Jay Inslee told about 200 attending the 2013 Washington Tourism Alliance’s Tourism Summit audience that closing the state tourism agency to save money was a “boneheaded” move. Inslee made his remarks March 12 at the summit in Olympia’s Washington Center for the Performing Arts. He spoke in support of “bridge” funding from the state coffers to help the Tourism Alliance of private tourism-related interests statewide until it can study and find a permanent business […]

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  • Captain Joseph House Story

    Mother who lost heroic son in Afghanistan bomb blast builds respite for families Betsy Reed Schultz, founder of the Port Angeles-based Captain Joseph House Foundation, tells her story. She lost her beloved son, Army Green Beret Capt. Joseph William Schultz, to a road bomb explosion in Afghanistan on May 29, 2011. Betsy turned her grief into powerful, positive action and followed her dream to build a respite/retreat house for other families who have lost sons […]

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  • La Push Surf

    La Push Surf

    The Olympic Coast’s popular LaPush beach, a beautiful shoreline part of the Quileute Nation, is a great place to camp, surf, or just visit, especially when the sun is shining. LaPush is nearly 70 miles west of Port Angeles via U.S. Highway 101, which connects to State Highway 110 near Forks, taking you west to the coast.

    Continue reading »

  • Whitney Gardens & Nursery – Brinnon, Washington

    Whitney Gardens & Nursery – Brinnon, Washington

    Some of worlds biggest rhododendrons can be found at Brinnon family’s gardens May is the best month to see the rhodies in full bloom at Whitney Gardens & Nursery, a beautiful Brinnon, Washington, roadside attraction. The gardens can be found on U.S. Highway 101 nestled between Hood Canal, the Olympic Mountain foothills and the Dosewallips River delta. A stop and a walk in the gardens comes highly recommended. There you will discover that the landmark’s seven […]

    Continue reading »

  • Port Townsend youth adventure group builds viking ship for Sound voyages

    Port Townsend youth adventure group builds viking ship for Sound voyages

    The viking ship project is a dream-come-true for Geoff Briggs’ partner at Port Townsend’s WILD Expeditions, Dave Knudsen, who has some 40 years of experience as a youth adventure camp entrepreneur. The ship will one day sail youths on the waters around the Olympic Peninsula and Puget Sound. Master shipwright Jay Smith is now building the 56-foot viking ship at his Fidalgo Island boat shop. Wilderness Intensive Leadership Development Expeditions, a nonprofit group founded by […]

    Continue reading »

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  • Whitney Gardens & Nursery – Brinnon, Washington

    Whitney Gardens & Nursery – Brinnon, Washington

    Some of worlds biggest rhododendrons can be found at Brinnon family’s gardens May is the best month to see the rhodies in full bloom at Whitney Gardens & Nursery, a beautiful Brinnon, Washington, roadside attraction. The gardens can be found on U.S. Highway 101 nestled between Hood Canal, the Olympic Mountain foothills and the Dosewallips River delta. A stop and a walk in the gardens comes highly recommended. There you will discover that the landmark’s seven […]

    Continue reading »

  • International dog trainers learn with clicks, clucks at chicken camp

    International dog trainers learn with clicks, clucks at chicken camp

    From her training center west of Sequim in Carlsborg, Washington, Legacy Canine Behavior Training center’s co-owner Terry Ryan has long been teaching animal trainers skills. It’s all done at the popular Chicken Camp, where trainers from all over the world teach chickens, and chicken teach trainers. Ryan shows her students how teaching chickens to walk through tubes, around pylons and even discern colors for scratch rewards translates to dog training, teamwork and people skills.

    Continue reading »

  • 15th Annual Soroptimist Gala Garden Show

    15th Annual Soroptimist Gala Garden Show

    Soroptimists spring event features garden fun, raises dollars for scholars Sequim Soroptimist International’s 15th Annual Gala Garden Show filled the Sequim Boys & Girls Club of the Olympic Peninsula with thousands of gardening buffs March 16-17. The event has become a rite of spring in Clallam County, attracting many from around the region. The event put on by the 50-member club raises dollars for scholarships and charitable giving to young women.

    Continue reading »

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