LIVE MUSIC: Six years of downbeats across the Peninsula

SINCE I BEGAN this column, I've seen live music venues go dark and others born to carry on the live music vibe. Likewise, bands have… Continue reading

Various attractions this holiday weekend on North Olympic Peninsula

Here is a sample of activities slated for this weekend. Be sure to check out our "Things to Do" calendar accessible under the "HOME" dropdown… Continue reading

Rock ‘n’ roll benefit Sunday — buy your tickets by phone

BLYN — Tickets are on sale to see Elvis, Buddy Holly, Janis Joplin and Stevie Ray Vaughn. These musical legends and their soul-stirring songs will… Continue reading

Cash for Clunkers rebates slow to flow

PORT ANGELES -- The Cash for Clunkers auto rebate program ended Aug. 24, and while the government is hailing it as a major success, local… Continue reading

‘Elvis,’ ‘Buddy Holly’ headline Sept. 6 benefit concert

BLYN — Buddy Holly. Elvis. Janis Joplin. Stevie Ray Vaughn. These musical legends and their songs will be recreated in two fund-raising shows for the… Continue reading

StreamFest on Sunday benefits North Olympic Land Trust

PORT ANGELES -- Land -- they're not making it anymore. That's why the North Olympic Land Trust works to preserve vital habitat, even that in… Continue reading

JOHN NELSON/LIVE MUSIC: Last chance to dance before school starts

IT'S HARD TO believe but the last weekend of August is upon us and the first day of sch ­-- Whoops! I almost said it… Continue reading

‘Buddy Holly’ and pals headline benefit performances Sept. 6

SEQUIM — Buddy Holly. Elvis. Janis Joplin. Stevie Ray Vaughn. These musical legends and their songs will be recreated in two fund-raising shows for the… Continue reading

Clallam County Fair opens today

PORT ANGELES -- From apples to zebras, there really is "Plenty to see, from A to Z" at the Clallam County Fair, as the 2009… Continue reading

More ‘cash for clunkers’ program welcomed by dealers, customers

PORT ANGELES -- North Olympic Peninsula residents have embraced the government's "cash for clunkers" program, and local car dealers are smiling all the way to… Continue reading

Tribal canoes come ashore in Port Townsend

PORT TOWNSEND -- "We weren't lost, we were just touring," said Ron Sam, a member of the First Nations Ahouset tribe from western Vancouver Island.… Continue reading

Tickets on sale for StreamFest event

PORT ANGELES -- Tickets for North Olympic Land Trust's StreamFest smorgasbord will be available starting Wednesday. The smorgasbord is part of the 10th annual StreamFest,… Continue reading

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: What’s playing this weekend

LIVE MUSIC REIGNS as we run headlong into summer with festivals, fairs and community concerts -- not to mention the lively club scene. Port Angeles… Continue reading

‘Twilight’ symposium to be held in Forks

FORKS -- A literary symposium dedicated to the Stephanie Meyer's Twilight series -- "Summer School in Forks: A Twilight Symposium" -- will be held June… Continue reading

For “Twilight” fans: Poster for “New Moon”

The promotional poster for "New Moon," the second movie in the Twilight saga set on the West End and Port Angeles, was released Tuesday. Just… Continue reading

The changing face of Forks because of “Twilight”

By Marcia Bingham For Peninsula Daily News Forks was settled in the early 1900s because of its proximity to the Sol Duc, Quillayute, Bogachiel and… Continue reading

  • May 16, 2009
  • By Marcia Bingham For Peninsula Daily News

One comedian helps another

By Laura Callender Peninsula Daily News Laughter may be the best medicine, but what happens when a comedian is seriously ill? Another comedian steps forward… Continue reading

  • May 7, 2009
  • By Laura Callender Peninsula Daily News

Community Read author revisits Rainier year

PORT TOWNSEND -- Author Bruce Barcott brought three main characters from his book with him when he spoke last week at the Port Townsend High… Continue reading

Historical society receives $50,000 bequest from movie house historian

PORT TOWNSEND -- In 1906, an immigrant named H.S. Levin took the money he earned hauling rubble out of San Francisco after the earthquake and… Continue reading

Jefferson County group takes over house museum

PORT TOWNSEND -- The Jefferson County Historical Society became the official manager of the Commanding Officer's Quarters at Fort Worden State Park in a brief… Continue reading