Soundtrack of life to welcome winter solstice in Port Townsend

PORT TOWNSEND — Motown, rock ’n’ roll, ancient mantras. It won’t be your ordinary Thursday yoga class. Room to Move, the yoga studio upstairs at… Continue reading

PENINSULA WOMAN: Cozy getaway for Peninsula visitors

DUNGENESS — When Berta Warden caught sight of an old barn on Marine Drive, her natural blend of optimism and imagination kicked in. She envisioned… Continue reading

WEEKEND IN PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: Men’s Gospel Singers herald in Christmas week

PORT ANGELES — Soon and very soon, as the song says, the men's voices will rise together, in an expression of welcome. They're the Peninsula… Continue reading

WEEKEND: All aboard for Washington Inn express

PORT ANGELES — It may be only a narrow gauge, but it still will be the first passenger train operating on the North Olympic Peninsula… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Buddhist teacher to offer lectures

Tibetan Buddhist teacher Orgyen Zang Shod Dorje will offer lectures in Sequim and Port Townsend this weekend. Tonight, Zang Shod will speak on the role… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Hurricane Ridge snack bar, ski shop to open

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK — The Hurricane Ridge snack bar and ski shop, with both ski and snowshoe rentals, will be open beginning Saturday. The facility… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Late-night shopping offered in downtown Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — The Port Angeles Downtown Association will host late-night shopping Saturday. Shop Till You Drop will be from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Lower Elwha Gallery exhibit to showcase native art

PORT ANGELES — The spirits of the native people of the Strait of Juan de Fuca will be unleashed in an art exhibit Saturday. Opening… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Other area events on North Olympic Peninsula

Holiday celebrations and bazaars are among the events scheduled on the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend. For more about arts and entertainment events, see Peninsula… Continue reading

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Music a great gift for families, friends

SAY, HERE'S A great idea: Take someone out for live music and dancing or dinner. I wish I could tell you to take in what… Continue reading

KAREN GRIFFITHS’ HORSEPLAY COLUMN: Equine center a boon for all youths

SHE'S A FRIEND in need who's spent countless hours helping community youths have a better life through the use of her ponies, and now she… Continue reading

PENINSULA WOMAN: The leader of Port Angeles’ own burlesque troupe

PORT ANGELES — While earning her nursing degree, Clare Sherley took an elective that rocked her world. This course, a rare thing taught at only… Continue reading

Homegrown movie ‘Sidewalk Wars’ premieres tonight in Port Angeles theater

PORT ANGELES — Leo Bidne and Tonya Rice, neighbors on the west side of town, are astonished. A small video project “turned into this monster… Continue reading

PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: Second Weekend festivities kick off today with music, art

PORT ANGELES — “Roots in a blender” and “Gold Dust from Heaven” will start the Second Weekend festivities in downtown Port Angeles tonight, courtesy of… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Copper Canyon Press to host open house

PORT TOWNSEND — Copper Canyon Press will hold its annual holiday open house in Building 313 at Fort Worden State Park at 4:30 p.m. today.… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Olympic Art Gallery’s final festival this weekend

QUILCENE — The Olympic Art Gallery has been a hotbed, tucked away in a tiny town. Owners Sally and Charlie Brown opened it six years… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Other area events on North Olympic Peninsula

Christmas concerts, fundraisers and winter fun runs are among the weekend activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. For more about arts and entertainment events, see… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Scores of strummers expected at ukulele flash mob Saturday

PORT TOWNSEND —- Haller Fountain will be the scene of a ukulele flash mob on Saturday. The time, as is appropriate for flash mobs, will… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Tibetan teacher to give talks across Peninsula

Tibetan Buddhist teacher Orgyen Zang Shod Dorje will offer a nature walk and five lectures on the North Olympic Peninsula beginning Saturday. Zang Shod will… Continue reading

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Enjoy music as year ends

AS THE YEAR winds down and we prepare to put a cap on this year’s live music scene, take some time and enjoy some of… Continue reading