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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

Array of attractions, activities across Peninsula this weekend

There's literally something for everyone today and this weekend on the North Olympic Peninsula. In fact, the array is so vast in the absence of… Continue reading

Signature dishes at ‘Taste of Peninsula’ on Nov. 7

PORT ANGELES -- Food lovers can nibble on exciting new dishes, bid on getaway trips and enjoy live music (and have plenty of time to… Continue reading

DIANA SOMERVILLE COLUMN: Deciding what our world is worth

ON THE SEATTLE ferry last week, I was excited to see that if you buy a large coffee, it's $2.50. With your own large travel… Continue reading

Olympic Dixielanders perform for donations to send students to jazz camp

PORT ANGELES -- The Olympic Dixielanders want to entice everyone to sing to their tunes. The Olympic Dixielanders -- the youth band division of Jazz… Continue reading

Historic Cape Flattery lighthouse to be turned over to Makah; no timeline set

NEAH BAY -- It's been many years since the Cape Flattery lighthouse at Tatoosh Island, the northwesternmost point in the Lower 48, needed to be… Continue reading

SPOTLIGHT: Bach begins season of chamber, symphony in Port Angeles and Sequim

A lot of Bach and a bit of Schubert is on the bill for dual Port Angeles Symphony Chamber Orchestra concerts this weekend. The orchestra… Continue reading

SPOTLIGHT: National storytellers join locals for Port Angeles festival

PORT ANGELES -- Her name might not be a household world, but Connie Regan-Blake is a rock star in the world of story ­telling. And… Continue reading

JOHN NELSON COLUMN: What’s shakin’ at Peninsula music venues?

WEATHER FORECASTERS SAY WE are in for a week or more of rain, but don't let that dampen your enthusiasm for indoor fun and recreation.… Continue reading

‘Twilight’ dream come true: English teen wins contest to visit land of Edward and Bella

FORKS -- Megan Evans, 16, of Birmingham, England, won a vacation of her dreams -- to Forks. The free tour of Seattle, Port Angeles and… Continue reading

CBS story on Peninsula music man woos anonymous donor

CHIMACUM -- For the past few years, Andy Mackie has had a worry in the back of his mind. When his health no longer allows… Continue reading

Eighth crab festival appears to claw its way to top

PORT ANGELES -- The eighth annual Dungeness Crab and Seafood Festival was such a hit, organizers ordered an extra 500 pounds of crab to serve… Continue reading

Family fetes first anniversary of stirring Sol Duc birth

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK -- A year ago Sunday, a dramatic birthday could have been cause for tragedy, but the quick actions of several staff members… Continue reading

3 Peninsula women to sing with Broadway revue tonight

PORT ANGELES -- The season-opening concert of the Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts tonight will have a hometown flavor, as three local women… Continue reading

Artists open studios for tour this weekend

PORT TOWNSEND -- While most people experience art as a sleek product displayed in a gallery, polished and perfectly lit, there is a lengthy process… Continue reading