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WEEKEND: Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival kicks off tonight with big community feed

PORT ANGELES — The 10th annual Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival will kick off today with a community crab feed dinner. A smorgasbord of dishes,… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Other area events on North Olympic Peninsula

While Dungeness crab may be king this weekend, there are plenty of other entertaining events across the North Olympic Peninsula. Arts and entertainment events appear… Continue reading

  • Oct 7, 2011

WEEKEND: Poet begins tour with reading at Port Angeles Library

PORT ANGELES — Tess Gallagher doesn't shrink from questions pointed and personal. What good is poetry, a reporter asked, in the midst of our troubles?… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Scavenger hunt to cover 26 miles of Jefferson County

CHIMACUM— An old-time scavenger hunt that provides participants with a list of items, suggestions on where to find them and prizes at the end will… Continue reading

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Variety of music at Port Angeles crab festival

THIS WEEK, WE'VE got jazz, blues, big band, metal, country, bluegrass and all kinds of live music in between, some of which could be crabby… Continue reading

Noted author to give reading tonight at Port Townsend arts center

PORT TOWNSEND ­— Pulitzer Prize finalist Kim Barnes comes to town tonight to give a reading at the Northwind Arts Center, 2409 Jefferson St., just… Continue reading

Spots and stripes: Port Townsend merchants rolling out welcome today to aid women’s health program

PORT TOWNSEND — The town just might be overrun today with leopard-, zebra- and tiger-print-wearing women. They’ll be prowling uptown and downtown for a cause.… Continue reading

TV chef visiting Peninsula this weekend still Galloping after all these years

He will forever be known as the Galloping Gourmet, the television chef who made cooking look like play. But this week, Graham Kerr becomes the… Continue reading

KAREN GRIFFITHS’ HORSEPLAY COLUMN: Local 4-H’ers to compete at state fair

NOTHING COULD BE finer than watching your children grow up to be responsible, caring people. In essence, the horse 4-H program is designed to help… Continue reading

Juan de Fuca Festival schedules comedian

PORT ANGELES — We could use a good laugh right about now. And we need some good buoying, of the spirits and bank account. So… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Kinetic madness erupts in Port Townsend

PORT TOWNSEND — The annual summer festivals require substantial planning, scheduling and financial support, but this weekend’s Kinetic ­SkulPTure Race — with a capital PT… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Smaller Clallam County farm tour this year allows families time to visit all sites

SEQUIM — The Harvest Celebration Farm Tours will take place at six eastern Clallam County farms on Saturday. The 14th annual event runs from 10… Continue reading

WEEKEND: ‘The Cats of Mirikitani’ film shares man’s inspiring story

PORT ANGELES — When Linda Hattendorf met a homeless old man on a street corner near her apartment, she didn’t plan on making a movie… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Other area events on North Olympic Peninsula

An Oktoberfest celebration and a Horseman’s Ball in Port Angeles . . . Garden planting and birdwatching in Sequim . . . The Last Chance… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Rock show slated in Sequim tonight

SEQUIM — Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, AC/DC, Aerosmith, ZZ Top — these are the classic rockers to be celebrated tonight as the Fabulous Johnsons band… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Soccer field at Peninsula College to be rededicated Saturday

PORT ANGELES — Just as the college soccer season gets going full blast Peninsula College will rededicate its state-of-the-art soccer complex Saturday between the scheduled… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Solar power tour in Carlsborg highlights energy’s growth

CARLSBORG — The Clallam County Public Utility District and local solar contractors will offer a close-up look at what home­owners are doing to generate power… Continue reading

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Get out of blues funk with live music

THIS ARTICLE HAS been revised to reflect the following correction: Tacoma’s T-Town Aces will perform the blues at the Front Street Alibi, 1605 E. Front… Continue reading

Sequim cafe opens its doors to coffee lovers

SEQUIM — “Someday” has come for Don Batcheller, the man behind Rainshadow Coffee Roasting Co. Batcheller, who's been roasting coffee beans for 15 years, celebrated… Continue reading

Port Townsend wraps up ‘wonderful’ film festival

PORT TOWNSEND — It’s a wrap. The 12 annual Port Townsend Film Festival closed Sunday night with special showings of the two films that won… Continue reading