JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: A correction, more music gigs slated this week

LAST WEEK, I made an assumption, and you know what that means. I made mention that Denny Secord Jr. was a second-generation musician. Was I… Continue reading

KAREN GRIFFITHS’ HORSEPLAY COLUMN: Farm Tour, equine nomad highlights

FREEDOM FARMS OWNER Mary Gallagher has always been generous in donating indoor arena use to the local Washington State High School Equestrian Teams. So when… Continue reading

Free courses to guide Peninsula’s jobless

Without a job or without enough work, you’re at sea. The compass is starting to spin. And to take the image a little further, Susan… Continue reading

PENINSULA WOMAN: Women find family on roller derby track

PORT ANGELES ­— The women are proud to be Port Scandalous: up from zero experience and coach-free. And they are the real thing: a roller-derby… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Benefit concert to honor Clallam County musician

JOYCE — When Roger Baller went to his son Brad’s wedding, he saw — and heard — a sound that stirred a sweet memory. It… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Fill weekend with festivals, whales

Autumn entertainment on the North Olympic Peninsula ranges from fall festivals to a conversation on civility to a whale of a welcome in Port Townsend… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Variety of tales to be presented at storytelling festival in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — Ten storytellers will weave their magic for listeners this weekend, sharing stories and tales that bridge cultures and traditions at the 17th… Continue reading

WEEKEND/PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: Port Angeles Fine Arts Center celebrates its 25th anniversary

PORT ANGELES — A few minutes into the conversation, the contrast hits you. It's like hearing a tune suddenly change tempo. First, we're talking about… Continue reading

‘Hallelujah’: Crooning, short sermon at first Crab Revival in Port Angeles [ *** GALLERY *** ]

PORT ANGELES — “Minister of the sea” Chuck Russell gave one of the shortest sermons ever Sunday morning, as first he marveled at Abby Mae… Continue reading

Noted novelist Doria Russell to appear in Chimacum

CHIMACUM — The woman has a snappy retort for the question about her work. Yes, it may seem like texting and YouTube are taking over,… Continue reading

TODAY at the Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival — “Crab Revival” gospel music at 9 a.m., then more food, cooking demos and vendors through 5 p.m.

PORT ANGELES — The 10th annual Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival on the Port Angeles waterfront continues from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today (Sunday)… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2011

WEEKEND: Art exhibit explores encounters with cancer

PORT ANGELES — The Second Saturday art stroll this month promises a giant blue dinosaur, a shimmering green bend in the Elwha River and a… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Big-band concert culminates Port Townsend workshop

PORT TOWNSEND — This weekend's big-band workshop has a different flavor than the summer's Port Townsend Jazz Festival, said the musician who provides the linchpin… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival kicks off tonight with big community feed

PORT ANGELES — The 10th annual Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival will kick off today with a community crab feed dinner. A smorgasbord of dishes,… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Other area events on North Olympic Peninsula

While Dungeness crab may be king this weekend, there are plenty of other entertaining events across the North Olympic Peninsula. Arts and entertainment events appear… Continue reading

  • Oct 7, 2011

WEEKEND: Poet begins tour with reading at Port Angeles Library

PORT ANGELES — Tess Gallagher doesn't shrink from questions pointed and personal. What good is poetry, a reporter asked, in the midst of our troubles?… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Scavenger hunt to cover 26 miles of Jefferson County

CHIMACUM— An old-time scavenger hunt that provides participants with a list of items, suggestions on where to find them and prizes at the end will… Continue reading

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Variety of music at Port Angeles crab festival

THIS WEEK, WE'VE got jazz, blues, big band, metal, country, bluegrass and all kinds of live music in between, some of which could be crabby… Continue reading

Noted author to give reading tonight at Port Townsend arts center

PORT TOWNSEND ­— Pulitzer Prize finalist Kim Barnes comes to town tonight to give a reading at the Northwind Arts Center, 2409 Jefferson St., just… Continue reading

Spots and stripes: Port Townsend merchants rolling out welcome today to aid women’s health program

PORT TOWNSEND — The town just might be overrun today with leopard-, zebra- and tiger-print-wearing women. They’ll be prowling uptown and downtown for a cause.… Continue reading