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Trio to display 400 paintings — each finished in one day

PORT ANGELES — It will be a sight unlike any before now at Studio Bob: some 400 paintings from the hands and hearts of three… Continue reading

PENINSULA WOMAN: Freeing their expression

When Mary Marcial was a young girl suffering a deep loss, dance served as her sustenance. And in the years since, Marcial has taught hundreds… Continue reading

‘Music With a Mission’ tonight to feature Gershwin, ‘Pink Panther’

SEQUIM — A lavish evening of song and handbells titled “Music With a Mission” is set for tonight. The Peninsula Singers, under the baton of… Continue reading

Juca de Fuca Festival sales up this year

PORT ANGELES — Dan Maguire has three words for how he feels about last weekend’s event. “I’m blown away,” he said Thursday, four days after… Continue reading

PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: ‘Twelve Angry Men’ to hand down verdict at Port Angeles Community Playhouse

PORT ANGELES — A 19-year-old man from the slums is on trial for murdering his father. Deciding his fate are one dozen jurors — each… Continue reading

Lower Elwha open gallery in Heritage Center

PORT ANGELES — Walk in here, and you're enveloped in visions and dreams. Whales to hummingbirds, “Pocket Spirits” and mystical masks, cedar baskets and deerskin… Continue reading

‘Booming lion’s voice’ at Storynight tonight in Port Townsend

PORT TOWNSEND — Tonight's First Friday Storynight, the monthly get-together at the Better Living Through Coffee cafe, features singer, storyteller and PT Songlines leader Laurence… Continue reading

Sculptural sign to be new entry for Feiro Marine Life Center in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — With his enormous sculptural sign to be unveiled Friday, Clark Mundy seeks to give people a whole new experience. The copper and… Continue reading

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Fun continues after Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts

JUST BECAUSE THE dust has settled after last weekend's fun, frivolity and Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts doesn't mean there won't be any… Continue reading

Clallam County’s director of community development tells of department, procedural changes

PORT ANGELES — In his introduction of the nation’s only elected community development director, Dick Pilling emphasized how she seeks to make her office “a… Continue reading

KAREN GRIFFITHS’ HORSEPLAY COLUMN: How to avoid equine herpes virus

MUCH HAS TRANSPIRED in the horse world since my last column. As it went to print two weeks ago, my inbox became inundated with news… Continue reading

New York painting with memories for Port Angeles woman finds Port Townsend home with artist’s daughter

An abstract painting with provenance in 1960s New York City found its way to the North Olympic Peninsula last month when the Port Angeles daughter… Continue reading

‘Music man’ Andy Mackie’s back in town, performs at Upstage

PORT TOWNSEND — Monday night is open mic at The Upstage, and Andy Mackie’s name is always first on the list, even during the past… Continue reading

Port Townsend entertainer in running for New Yorker contest

PORT TOWNSEND — Joey Pipia hopes you’ll vote for him. Not that he’s running for office. No, the local magician and self-described “delusionist” who runs… Continue reading

Port Townsend Memorial Day commemoration for all ages

PORT TOWNSEND — Monday’s Memorial Day commemoration featured two people who represented youth and age with respect to military service. Marjorie Carpentier, 91, a World… Continue reading

A toast: Brinnon’s Geoduck Tavern holds spot on national magazine’s list of ‘best’

BRINNON — The regulars at the Geoduck Tavern compare it to “Cheers,” where everyone knows your name and makes you feel welcome if they don't.… Continue reading

Fuca Festival fill-in for AWOL performer gets a standing ovation

PORT ANGELES — When saxophone-playing tap dancer Shoehorn Conley failed to appear at the Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts for his Sunday afternoon… Continue reading

‘Alternative prom’ to be held at Port Townsend’s Boiler Room tonight

PORT TOWNSEND — The Port Townsend Boiler Room is hosting its eighth annual prom party tonight, providing people of all ages a chance to celebrate… Continue reading

Forks-born cellist slated to perform in Port Townsend on Sunday

PORT TOWNSEND — As a little girl in Forks during the early 1980s, Serena Tideman found inspiration in the Hoh Rain Forest, Tchaikovsky and MTV.… Continue reading

Juan de Fuca Festival to draw all-ages crowd to downtown venues

PORT ANGELES — What will make this long weekend memorable, Dan Maguire believes, is something beyond which bands are here. To Maguire, who became executive… Continue reading