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‘Human cartoon’ comes to Port Angeles Thursday

PORT ANGELES — He's been called a lot of things: the “human cartoon,” funniest “young, young” comedian in the Rocky Mountain West. Vargus Mason, a… Continue reading

MV Coho gets a makeover; concessions getting upgrades [**Video**] [**GALLERY**]

PORT ANGELES — As it has been on the vast majority of Pacific Northwest modes of transport, it is now on the Black Ball Ferry… Continue reading

Uncommon elements blend for harmonic healing

PORT ANGELES — This evening, an uncommon concert — populated with unusual instruments — will fill the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Hall between Sequim and Port… Continue reading

TV writer-turned-author uses Port Townsend as setting for ‘tween’ novel

SEQUIM — Eric Delabarre had had just about enough of television’s “Law & Order.” After seven years on the show’s writing team, he wanted to… Continue reading

‘Final Forest’ author to read, talk, sign book in Forks today

FORKS — William Dietrich, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of The Final Forest: Big Trees, Forks and the Pacific Northwest, will hold a book reading,… Continue reading

Port Angeles Symphony’s Applause! auction changed up for 2011

PORT ANGELES — This isn't your stereotypical fancy affair, even if it is at SunLand Country Club. No, the Feb. 26 Applause! auction, with its… Continue reading

PENINSULA WOMAN: Using both heart, mind to teach her students

By Diane Urbani de la Paz For Peninsula Woman Here is a woman confronting a major obstacle — and not allowing it to stand in… Continue reading

“Final Forest” author at reading, book signing in Forks on Wednesday

FORKS — William Dietrich, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of "The Final Forest: Big Trees, Forks, and the Pacific Northwest," will hold a special… Continue reading

CHRISTI BARON’S WEST END NEIGHBOR: Inspiration from a feathered friend

It is time again for the Great Backyard Bird Count. Scientists use the counts along with observations from citizen-science projects to provide an immense representation… Continue reading

Flute-tabla concert Friday brings together India, South Africa, Port Angeles (***GALLERY***)

PORT ANGELES -- When Joseph Ravi Albright and Deepak Ram give a concert this Friday night, it will be a reunion of men pulled --… Continue reading

PENINSULA WOMAN: Innkeeper writes to inspire others to share compassion

PORT ANGELES -- In her books, Bonnie Louise Kuchler shines a light on all kinds of love. This weekend, as it happens, she is surrounded… Continue reading

Lecture to tell of living off nearshore before Elwha dams

PORT ANGELES -- Gooseneck barnacles, the scientist found out, made some excellent eating. "They called them boots . . . and it was hard to… Continue reading

PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: Be mine, the old-fashioned way — at the MAC

SEQUIM -- They go from sweet and lacy to undeniably racy. But these elderly valentines, however delicate or forward, are having a coming-out party at… Continue reading

Jamestown S’Klallam tribal chairman outlines Salish Village vision for old Rayonier mill site

PORT ANGELES -- W. Ron Allen packs more optimism into a lunchtime talk than most people hear in a year. In his Thursday presentation to… Continue reading

Buddhist monk to visit; learn about generosity, abundance Saturday in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES -- Erik Jung, an ordained monk headed here Saturday, calls his form of Tibetan Buddhism the "down-and-dirty, get-the-job-done" kind. And just what is… Continue reading

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Live music lives

IT'S THURSDAY AGAIN, and another week of Keeping Live Music Alive is ahead -- in more ways than one. Port Angeles • On Friday at… Continue reading

Passion for Salish art and tradition on display, shared at college gallery

PORT ANGELES -- Linda Wiechman was away from home for nine years. A long way away, in Minnesota. The Port Angeles native, the daughter of… Continue reading

‘Oh No!’ turns to ‘oh, yes’ in artist’s children’s book

PORT LUDLOW -- It's that bad dream so many of us have had: Scrambling around, trying to get ready for school, running to catch the… Continue reading

Bigger and brighter: Program pairs Peninsula youths with mentors (***GALLERY***)

Here's what it takes to brighten two lives: One hour a week. Seem like a stretch? Ask Damon Flowers and Kylen Solvik. The Port Townsend… Continue reading

PENINSULA WOMAN: Author deals with Vietnam War through novel, artwork

PORT TOWNSEND -- Step inside the lair of novelist Elizabeth Ann Scarborough, and she'll surprise you with a Woody Guthrie song: Goodbye to my Juan,… Continue reading