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Students to share hands-on experience today

PORT ANGELES — These high-schoolers do not stick around the classroom. Too much is happening out in the rivers, sea and forest. So the North… Continue reading

Dance class slated in Port Angeles for those with neurological disorders, others

PORT ANGELES — People with Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis or other neurological disorders — as well as their spouses, friends and caregivers — are invited… Continue reading

Jeff Crane

Finding the river, dammed and undammed: Author to read from book on Elwha

PORT ANGELES — Jeff Crane is a scholar with his soul on his rain-jacket sleeve, a man entranced by the Elwha River back when he… Continue reading

Jeff Crane
Pastor Wendell Ankeny greets Lois Haynes before the June 3 service

PENINSULA PROFILE: Pastor to retire after reviving congregation, building

PORT TOWNSEND — Wendell Ankeny remembers the phone call he received on a spring day 12 years ago. An ordained minister, he was retiring as… Continue reading

Pastor Wendell Ankeny greets Lois Haynes before the June 3 service

WEEKEND: Other area events on North Olympic Peninsula

Drag racing, roller derby, plane rides for youngsters and hikes for people of all ages are among the attractions on the North Olympic Peninsula this… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Port Angeles Relay For Life schedule

Friday ■ 3 p.m. — First lap. ■ 4 p.m. — Trinity Avenue performs. ■ 5 p.m. — Purple glove dance. ■ 6 p.m. —… Continue reading

Cindy Larsen of Port Angeles

WEEKEND: Port Angeles Relay For Life to walk circles around cancer

PORT ANGELES — Forty teams will participate in the 25th annual Relay For Life next weekend in Port Angeles, and everyone is invited to the… Continue reading

Cindy Larsen of Port Angeles
Port Townsend Antique Mall vendor Jan Dennler prepares a steampunk display in anticipation of this weekend's festival. Charlie Bermant/Peninsula Daily News

WEEKEND: Port Townsend Steampunk — the other side of Victorian

PORT TOWNSEND — The Brass Screw is turning. The Brass Screw Confederacy, a Steampunk Hootenanny — which begins tonight and offers a variety of events… Continue reading

Port Townsend Antique Mall vendor Jan Dennler prepares a steampunk display in anticipation of this weekend's festival. Charlie Bermant/Peninsula Daily News
A piece of playground equipment sits near the leveled site of a new playground at Shane Park in Port Angeles. Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News

WEEKEND: Salmon, storytelling part of Shane Park fundraiser

PORT ANGELES — Renowned Jamestown S'Klallam storyteller Elaine Grinnell will speak at a community salmon feast in Port Angeles on Saturday — the latest fundraiser… Continue reading

A piece of playground equipment sits near the leveled site of a new playground at Shane Park in Port Angeles. Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News

WEEKEND: Scale-model show Saturday at Worden

PORT TOWNSEND — The North Olympic Peninsula Modelers Society will hold its seventh annual scale-model show and contest at Building 204 at Fort Worden State… Continue reading

A  yarn bomber adorns a set of signs in downtown Sequim with a yarn snake. Fiber Arts Bombardiers

Yarn bombing to spread whimsy in Port Angeles, Sequim

Look out, they say, for the cherry bombs. And the atomic bombs. The greens and the blues. The pink pieces on the Avenue of the… Continue reading

A  yarn bomber adorns a set of signs in downtown Sequim with a yarn snake. Fiber Arts Bombardiers

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Peruse your muse at local live venues

AND THE BEAT goes on. Whether your beat is jazz, rock, country or whatever, you should be able to find your muse somewhere on our… Continue reading

Artists to reunite at ‘Sound and Vision’ event at college

PORT ANGELES — Brush in hand, ears full of music, Johnny Rickenbacher doesn’t hold back. At the Vern Burton Community Center during Memorial Day weekend… Continue reading

Five-day Festival of Student Arts starts Tuesday at college

PORT ANGELES — Walkways will bloom, flights of fancy will become theater, and “junk” will become art — weather permitting — Tuesday. The Festival of… Continue reading

Kera Washington of the Boston-based Zili Misik brings Haitian

Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts prompts cheers from artists

PORT ANGELES — Bill Baccus' voice nearly bursts through the phone when asked about his 19th time at the Juan de Fuca Festival of the… Continue reading

Kera Washington of the Boston-based Zili Misik brings Haitian
Consuelo Brennan

PENINSULA PROFILE: The three graces of paradise

PORT TOWNSEND — So three women walk into a playhouse. An ex-tax preparer. A psychotherapist from the Bronx. A Filipina actress from California. These women… Continue reading

Consuelo Brennan

WEEKEND: Other area events and local attractions, CORRECTED VERSION

EDITOR'S NOTE — Peninsula College officials have just informed us that the college's special Greek taverna dinner has been rescheduled from this Saturday to Saturday,… Continue reading

Auditions set for Readers Theatre Plus production

DUNGENESS — Readers Theatre Plus, the nonprofit organization staging benefits for other local charities, will hold auditions for “Lombardi,” a play about the legendary football… Continue reading

Wayne Horvitz brings his band

IN THE PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: Come to Port Townsend’s Key City cabaret

PORT TOWNSEND — Tonight at the Key City Playhouse, a new old thing begins. Cabaret-style concerts, including one this evening by jazzman Wayne Horvitz and… Continue reading

Wayne Horvitz brings his band
Serbian artist Jel Ena displays works such as this one at Gallery 9

Port Townsend’s monthly art walk this Saturday

PORT TOWNSEND — Serbian artist Jel Ena, actress Marcia Perlstein and baby-otter photographer Nancy Cherry Eifert are among the creative people in the spotlight here… Continue reading

Serbian artist Jel Ena displays works such as this one at Gallery 9