Life

PENINSULA WOMAN: She finds her niche down on the farm

CHIMACUM — Crystie Kisler’s life is all about possibility. Here on Finnriver Farm and Cidery, Kisler has found her place, a place where a shared… Continue reading

Seven sundresses for Haiti sewed by Port Angeles students

PORT ANGELES — Cathy Haight is packing sundresses for a Caribbean island this weekend. She's not making the trip, though. The dresses are to be… Continue reading

PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: Tribute to John Lennon in Port Townsend

PORT TOWNSEND — Mark Cole was leery, like a lot of John Lennon fans would be. A tribute to Lennon, by a singer from California?… Continue reading

Artists move up as bike-kayak shop in Port Angeles projected to grow

PORT ANGELES — The artists are moving out and up, while the outdoor gear is spilling over. The Art Front at 118 E. Front St.… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Festival of Trees tickets on sale

PORT ANGELES — Tickets are on sale for all four events of the Festival of Trees in Port Angeles, one of the most popular and… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Gift-buying season begins on Peninsula

The holiday gift-buying season has begun in earnest on the North Olympic Peninsula, with a multitude of bazaars offering handicrafts, speciality items and Christmas decorations.… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Harvest Wine Tour on tap

Eight wineries in Chimacum, Port Townsend and Port Angeles will pair harvest-inspired appetizers and handcrafted artisan wines this weekend during the Harvest Wine Tour. The… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Olympic National Park waives fees this weekend

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK — Entrance fees into national parks will be waived this weekend in honor of Veterans Day. Olympic National Park joins other national… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Olympic Peninsula libraries to offer card, board games Saturday

Public libraries in Port Angeles, Sequim and Forks will have board games and card games available for noncompetitive play during regular hours Saturday in celebration… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Veterans Day ceremonies set today

A multitude of Veterans Day observances are planned today on the North Olympic Peninsula — with the largest a regional ceremony at Coast Guard Air… Continue reading

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Music abounds across North Peninsula

Port Angeles ■ Slide guitarist extraordinaire Nick Vigarino returns to the Junction Roadhouse, junction of U.S. Highway 101 and state Highway 112 five miles west… Continue reading

‘Cannibal!’ musical opens Thursday in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — So this guy named Alferd ­— not Alfred, Alferd — Packer decides to take a hike in the mountains in winter. He… Continue reading

Beck leads by four votes in Quilcene fire district race

Retired Jefferson County firefighter Herb Beck had a slight lead in the race for a Quilcene Fire District commission seat in early returns Tuesday night.… Continue reading

Body language, music in marionettes’ movements in Port Ludlow

PORT LUDLOW — Through a raggedy man, a schoolgirl and their small family, Joe Cashore speaks in two kinds of eloquence: Body language and music.… Continue reading

Sequim Aquatic Recreation Center board election results decisive

SEQUIM — Jan Richardson, an advocate for 24-hour access to the Sequim Aquatic Recreation Center, is headed for Position 5 on the SARC Board of… Continue reading

Comedians to battle for laughs at preliminaries in Port Townsend

PORT TOWNSEND — Sixteen professional comedians are headed for The Upstage to go joke for joke in the Seattle International Comedy Competition’s preliminary round this… Continue reading

Donations of art, other items to benefit Kiwanis camp

PORT ANGELES — The donations were dazzling in their variety. Metal sculptures from Peninsula College welding students. Tickets to the Port Angeles Symphony. Drawing lessons,… Continue reading

Gardiner’s Garden of Eden: Peninsula film to be premiered on silver screen in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — Coming to a big screen near you: Food. Local food, in all its high-definition glory, is the star of the movie premiering… Continue reading

UPDATED — Clallam County Election — SARC: Richardson beats Deol. Griffith beats write-in candidate Black.

SEQUIM — Jan Richardson, an advocate for 24-hour access to the Sequim Aquatic Recreation Center, is headed for position 5 on the SARC Board of… Continue reading

Storyteller to bring fairy tale to life Tuesday at Story People event in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — When Elizabeth Shepherd comes from her Bainbridge Island home to tell a fairy tale, she’s not merely bouncing words off your ears.… Continue reading