VIDEO — “The Adventures of Tintin” trailer

FILMMAKERS STEVEN SPIELBERG and Peter Jackson bring the famous characters from Belgian artist Herge to the big screen. "The Adventures of Tintin" will be in… Continue reading

Clallam County Fair results, talent show video debut on

The results from the Clallam County Fair are coming in, and is publishing them starting today. Simply click on the "Fair Results" button toward… Continue reading

Artist creates pieces both ornamental, functional; studio part of annual Art Port Townsend tour

MARROWSTONE ISLAND -- Seen running errands in Hadlock or swimming laps at the Mountain View pool, George Chechopoulos is exactly what he appears to be… Continue reading

Musicians booked for Elwha dams removal celebration

PORT ANGELES — The rock band Cake and a pair of singer-songwriters are booked for the Saturday night concert amid Celebrate Elwha!, the Sept. 14-18… Continue reading

Free outdoor concert today in Sequim (with list of other free concerts this week in Sequim, Port Angeles, Port Townsend)

Pack up your favorite comfort food — along with blankets and lawn chairs to sit on — and stake out your spot at a free… Continue reading

PENINSULA WOMAN: Finding joy in the toy

PORT TOWNSEND — Tiger Balm doesn’t just soothe sore muscles. It also provides tin for toy tigers — red ones that artist Loran Scruggs snips… Continue reading

Internet film premieres today; documents abundance in Gardiner garden

GARDINER — In their documentary film “Back to Eden,” Sarah Zentz and Dana Richardson tell the story of one man, one acre — and abundance.… Continue reading

PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: Key City ruffs up audience with ‘BARK! The Musical’

PORT TOWNSEND — It’s a community unleashed: Sam the streetwise mutt, King the elder in love with television’s “Lassie,” Boo the sock-aholic spaniel, Rocks the… Continue reading

Acrobatic feats on sailboat to unfurl on Olympic Peninsula

The pair of French acrobats call their offering le voilier spectacle — the sailboat sight — and they will unfurl it 10 times between tonight… Continue reading

Saturday benefit to aid Port Angeles man with stage four Hodgkin’s lymphoma

PORT ANGELES — One day last spring, at age 21, Dan Spicher suffered such intense chest pain that he and his wife, Jessie, thought he… Continue reading

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: New talent, fair fare on Olympic Peninsula this week

IT'S FAIR TIME in Port Angeles at the Clallam County Fairgrounds today through Sunday. There will be carnival rides (screams), animals (a cacophony of bleats,… Continue reading

Port Angeles natives plan ‘gastropub’ on First Street

PORT ANGELES — As they open their doors to job seekers tonight, the owners of downtown's newest restaurant aren't calling their place a restaurant. Next… Continue reading

Sea this: Marine wood and metal sculpture on display at maritime center

PORT TOWNSEND — Sailboats, yachts, the Atlantic and Pacific oceans — they’re all found in art made by a pair of Port Townsend women. Mare… Continue reading

Gifts from Clint Eastwood a highlight of Quilcene ‘director’s’ 90th birthday party

QUILCENE — “Long live the Queen.” “We love you.” “Hope it's all you wanted.” Friends and three generations of family gathered at the Quilcene Community… Continue reading

PENINSULA WOMAN: The actress within her reawakens

PORT TOWNSEND — With her girl-next-door smile, Amanda Steurer does not immediately evoke Lady Macbeth. Yet on three August weekends in Chetzemoka Park, she steps… Continue reading

Big screen show of West’s best wilderness slated tonight at Port Angeles Fine Arts Center

PORT ANGELES ­— It'll be like a drive-in movie without the cars, a tour of the West's best wilderness — and an experiment. Alongside “The… Continue reading

Clock tower tour gives glimpse of history, Port Angeles [ ***VIDEO*** ]

PORT ANGELES — The highest point — a breezy perch above the clock — feels much higher than 82½ feet. In a rare public tour… Continue reading

Family fun at Jefferson County Fair continues today [ ***with 4 videos and photo gallery *** ]

EDITOR'S NOTE — Port Townsend-based independent multi-media journalist and videographer Jack Olmsted staffs Pacific Northwest festivals, parades and public events. Here are four videos posted… Continue reading

Tribal-inspired wear now sold at Hurricane Ridge gift store

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK — Garments with Jamestown S’Klallam tribal designs by artist Dale Faulstich are now being sold at the gift shop inside the Hurricane… Continue reading

False step fells ‘Macbeth’ actor in Port Townsend outdoor production

PORT TOWNSEND — His cellphone rang just as “Macbeth” director Charlie Bethel took his seat on the plane. He was headed Monday to Minnesota, where… Continue reading