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WEEKEND: Ghouls, ghosties and heroes to swarm across Peninsula

Trick or treat, it's a thriller of a weekend. According to Twilight, the North Olympic Peninsula is home to vampires and werewolves. This weekend and… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Other area events on North Olympic Peninsula

Music, films, a cemetery walk and benefits are among the events offered on the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend. Arts and entertainment events appear in… Continue reading

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Take part in costumes, music, dancing

OH, THE SPINE-TINGLING screams, the frightening costumes of zombies, vampires, werewolves, aliens, Wall Street brokers or classic cowboys, Native Americans, cartoon characters coming to life… Continue reading

Indian Voices rise out of pain with hope and humor; open-mic night Tuesday in Port Angeles [ ***GALLERY*** ]

PORT ANGELES — It sounds like one heavy night. But with these voices and these survivors, Tuesday stands to be about rising, rising out of… Continue reading

PENINSULA WOMAN: College’s women’s soccer team kicks, runs full steam to success

PORT ANGELES — This city is a lot of things. And now, 27 women are turning it into a magnet. They’re the Pirate Women, the… Continue reading

WEEKEND: ‘Celebrity’ baggers to sack up attention for United Way

Well-known local people will take over the bagging of groceries and other items Saturday to call attention to the United Way of Clall­am County fund… Continue reading

WEEKEND: ‘Freeze mob’ to raise awareness of massage benefits

PORT ANGELES — This Sunday, people will be freezing in Sequim. In the middle of a busy place — the location of which remains a… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Celebrate mushrooms at free show on Sunday

SEQUIM — If you are curious about the fungi among us, the Olympic Peninsula Mycological Society Wild Mushroom Show on is the place to be… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Dungeness River Audubon Center celebrates anniversary

SEQUIM — Friends and fans of the Dungeness River Audubon Center will celebrate the center's 10th year with an open house today. The event will… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Genealogy conference slated in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — The Family History Center volunteers want to help you find out who you are. Information about researching family trees will be offered… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Haunted houses unleash scares this weekend on Peninsula

Some Halloween celebrations are beginning early, with haunted houses planned in both Port Townsend and Port Angeles this week. Also, the annual Pumpkin Patch is… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Meal Marathon exceeds expectations

PORT ANGELES — Marathon day did not turn out like organizer Karen Coles thought it might. Coles, with a small team of volunteers, put together… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Other area events on Olympic Peninsula

Music from classical to jazz and entertainment from roller derby to harvest dinners are planned this weekend on the North Olympic Peninsula. Arts and entertainment… Continue reading

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