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Port Angeles Farmers Market to accept food stamps; grant also funds cooking classes, outreach

PORT ANGELES -- Call it the local-food divide: Many shoppers, believing prices are much higher at the Port Angeles Farmers Market than at the supermarket,… Continue reading

PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: An up-and-coming bluegrass band releases recording tonight

PORT ANGELES -- It's short. Sharp. With some shock of the new in the traditional stew. The first CD from Abby Mae & the Homeschool… Continue reading

Nash’s display highlights food producers in expression of gratitude

SEQUIM -- In celebration of the local harvest that's filling Thanksgiving tables across the North Olympic Peninsula, Nash's Farm Store has a brightly colored display… Continue reading

Turkey Trot to be a wintry dash over river, through woods in Sequim

SEQUIM -- "The real gym is outside," Kristin LaMoure, owner of Sequim Gym, has been known to say. She will make good on that statement… Continue reading

Klallam teacher shares history with young professionals group

PORT ANGELES -- In a voice authoritative and gentle, Jamie Valadez gave the Peninsula Young Professionals Network the long view of the Elwha River dam… Continue reading

Librarian shares lust for good books at Port Angeles Library

PORT ANGELES -- Lust is the perfect word. And Nancy Pearl is full of it. She's loaded with lust for life, for reading and for… Continue reading

Feast from buffet of literary offerings at Reading for Hunger Relief tonight

PORT ANGELES -- It's a double harvest tonight of nourishment for our bodies and food for our souls. The annual Reading for Hunger Relief, a… Continue reading

PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: Port Angeles Community Players sing out in ‘ Meet Me in St. Louis’

PORT ANGELES -- It's about time we took two hours out to laugh together. So believe the cast and crew of "Meet Me in St.… Continue reading

PENINSULA WOMAN: Reaching out with her paintings

SEQUIM -- "Come upstairs," says the impish hostess, "and you will understand my paintings." A trip to the loft belonging to Ryoko Toyama and her… Continue reading

Local businesses, residents invited to join Kiwanis Camp fundraisers

PORT ANGELES -- For the first time, sculptor and arts promoter Bob Stokes is hosting a pair of auctions to raise money for one of… Continue reading

PENINSULA WOMAN: A life in balance: Healing with a body’s energy

PORT ANGELES -- This is a story of metamorphosis, of new beginnings and of liberation from pain. And Kelmie Blake's story bears poetic parallels to… Continue reading

PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: ‘Rocky Horror Show’ comes to Little Theater at Peninsula College

PORT ANGELES -- The looming question about "The Rocky Horror Show," said Richard Stephens, "was not 'Should we do it?' but 'Why haven't we done… Continue reading

Teen novel writer to speak at Port Angeles library

PORT ANGELES -- Teenagers have an opportunity this afternoon to see how a writer goes about creating a novel. Holly Cupala, author of Tell Me… Continue reading

A community’s goodbye to Bob Boardman — victim, and hero, in mountain goat attack

PORT ANGELES -- The loss of Bob Boardman drew hundreds together Saturday for a sharing of music, tears, embraces and stories of a man whom… Continue reading

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Dress up and dance to keep goblins away

THE DAYS ARE dark and dreary and downright ghoulish, so don a costume, pick your party and dance, dance, dance, or the goblins will get… Continue reading

Halloween screaming starts tonight at Port Angeles High School

PORT ANGELES -- Spooky festivities begin in earnest tonight with "Boo! Thirteen Scenes from Halloween" in the Port Angeles High School auditorium at 304 E.… Continue reading

PENINSULA WOMAN: Behind the Mujeres de Maiz and its work in Mexico

CARLSBORG -- She started with an idea, plus six women. And then Judith Pasco, then a Spanish teacher at Sequim High School, gathered up her… Continue reading

History center to host family jamboree in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES -- A "Genealogy Boot Camp" seminar, "Got Canooks, eh? Searching for Canadian Ancestors," "Preserving Your Family Treasures" -- these are a few of… Continue reading

PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: It take four to Quartango; noted group to perform in Port Ludlow

MONTREAL, Quebec -- To Quartango's first Olympic Peninsula concert, Rene Gosselin suggests bringing a handkerchief. That's because tango music, in all its drama, has a… Continue reading

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Loss of friend is reminder to appreciate talents

THE GREATER PENINSULA community lost a caring, compassionate friend and musician with the heroic, tragic death of Bob Boardman last Saturday on Klahhane Ridge. Bob… Continue reading