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Lecture to tell of living off nearshore before Elwha dams

PORT ANGELES -- Gooseneck barnacles, the scientist found out, made some excellent eating. "They called them boots . . . and it was hard to… Continue reading

PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: Be mine, the old-fashioned way — at the MAC

SEQUIM -- They go from sweet and lacy to undeniably racy. But these elderly valentines, however delicate or forward, are having a coming-out party at… Continue reading

Jamestown S’Klallam tribal chairman outlines Salish Village vision for old Rayonier mill site

PORT ANGELES -- W. Ron Allen packs more optimism into a lunchtime talk than most people hear in a year. In his Thursday presentation to… Continue reading

Buddhist monk to visit; learn about generosity, abundance Saturday in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES -- Erik Jung, an ordained monk headed here Saturday, calls his form of Tibetan Buddhism the "down-and-dirty, get-the-job-done" kind. And just what is… Continue reading

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Live music lives

IT'S THURSDAY AGAIN, and another week of Keeping Live Music Alive is ahead -- in more ways than one. Port Angeles • On Friday at… Continue reading

Passion for Salish art and tradition on display, shared at college gallery

PORT ANGELES -- Linda Wiechman was away from home for nine years. A long way away, in Minnesota. The Port Angeles native, the daughter of… Continue reading

‘Oh No!’ turns to ‘oh, yes’ in artist’s children’s book

PORT LUDLOW -- It's that bad dream so many of us have had: Scrambling around, trying to get ready for school, running to catch the… Continue reading

Bigger and brighter: Program pairs Peninsula youths with mentors (***GALLERY***)

Here's what it takes to brighten two lives: One hour a week. Seem like a stretch? Ask Damon Flowers and Kylen Solvik. The Port Townsend… Continue reading

PENINSULA WOMAN: Author deals with Vietnam War through novel, artwork

PORT TOWNSEND -- Step inside the lair of novelist Elizabeth Ann Scarborough, and she'll surprise you with a Woody Guthrie song: Goodbye to my Juan,… Continue reading

PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: Laughing is a good habit in ‘Nunsense’

SEQUIM -- Talk to the nuns as they're getting ready for their big performance, and you hear a lot of verbal jostling. These sisters, see,… Continue reading

Mother, daughter yoga class slated

PORT TOWNSEND -- Mothers and their daughters ages 9 to 13 are invited to a special yoga class, "Bright Moon Yoga for Mothers and Maidens,"… Continue reading

Sweet comedy to raise funds for Kiwanis Camp near Chimacum

PORT ANGELES -- Not long after arriving at camp, artist Bob Stokes had to retreat to the woods and weep. This was the Northwest Kiwanis… Continue reading

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Celebrating life while saying goodbye

AS ALWAYS, THERE are plenty of rock, blues, jazz and country events across the Peninsula. And in "Music notes," we find the passing of a… Continue reading

CHRISTI BARON’S WEST END NEIGHBOR: Happy 100th birthday to an ex-Forks fashionista

FORKS AND FASHION: Two words one might not think of throwing in to the same sentence. Everyone knows that we on the West End have… Continue reading

Sounds resonate, allowing ‘Rest in Restless Times’ Friday in Port Townsend

PORT ANGELES -- As soon as this work week is done, they're planning to take you on an unusual trip. This Friday night, three music… Continue reading

Sickness, health at fine arts center in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES -- A journey through sickness and health is happening over the next month at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center. Today brings the… Continue reading

PENINSULA WOMAN: Port Townsend resident has her eye on a green future

PORT TOWNSEND -- So Ann Landis was on her way to meet a date made on www.Match.com. Then she saw her future, right there on… Continue reading

Port Townsend native draws raves for one-woman show in Seattle

SEATTLE -- Teenagers running around their small town. A very weird incident. A girl, alone after the loss of her twin, telling her story. So… Continue reading

PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: Sounds of bluegrass to ring out for Snowgrass benefit concert

PORT ANGELES -- You can count on the music snowballing this Saturday night. A trio of bluegrass bands -- two traditional and one that mixes… Continue reading

Trio performs in Port Townsend to benefit Uganda AIDS orphans

PORT TOWNSEND -- A formidable trio will celebrate the music of Samuel Barber this Sunday in a special performance to help AIDS orphans in Uganda.… Continue reading