It’s all over but the waiting: Grill’s guess-the-bridge-opening contest ends

PORT ANGELES -- Customers have made their bets. The 8th Street Bridge's Grill has closed its contest. And 487 people await the news of who… Continue reading

Calendar captures splendor of Peninsula as noted photographer’s sight fades

SEQUIM -- Ross Hamilton, celebrant of the Olympic Peninsula's wild splendor, now sees only dark shapes and little color. Glaucoma and a series of eye… Continue reading

Mexico shares art, energy with Sequim

SEQUIM -- Put a bunch of Sequim women together, set them down in San Cristobal de las Casas with the Mujeres de Maiz, and you… Continue reading

Spook-tacular ghost stories of the Peninsula

PORT TOWNSEND -- In a Harris poll last year of 2,000 adults, 41 percent said that they believed in ghosts. And, as those of us… Continue reading

Two Peninsula men to spin on ‘Wheel of Fortune’

SEQUIM -- Two Sequim men know for sure: It pays to be enthusiastic while not taking yourself too seriously. Ross McCurdy, a 26-year-old waiter at… Continue reading

She’s accent-uated: Port Angeles woman with odd speaking ailment featured on TV

PORT ANGELES -- CindyLou Romberg, a lifetime Port Angeles resident, has been in a whirlwind of activity since her speech patterns mysteriously changed to make… Continue reading

Biker Toy Run slated at casino Saturday

PORT ANGELES -- The Clallam County Mothers Club -- or CCMC, as it is more commonly known -- will hold its 17th annual Biker Toy… Continue reading

Haunted houses aim to scare socks off guests

The organizers of the North Olympic Peninsula haunted houses want to try out their scare tactics on area residents. The Carnival of the Twilight in… Continue reading

Variety of events across North Olympic Peninsula this weekend

Benefits and thoughtful speakers are among the weekend offerings on the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend. Here are some of the activities today, Saturday and… Continue reading

‘Community-supported adventure’ yields bountiful harvest

SEQUIM — “Naked oats” helped Joe and Lisa Bridge dream up a new farming expression. The Bridges planted the naked grain — so named because… Continue reading

A great pumpkin: Sequim resident grows a half-ton veggie

SEQUIM -- Erin Huff doesn't mind being called the pumpkin lady of Sequim. The self-described eccentric knows it takes a certain kind of personality to… Continue reading

Home of great pumpkins: Landmark patch returns for another harvest season

CARLSBORG -- The landmark Pumpkin Patch along U.S. Highway 101 has returned for another harvest season, but the future remains unclear. Theresa Lassila, manager of… Continue reading

Dishing the Dungeness: Culinary students get feel of real-world eating at Crab Festival

PORT ANGELES -- Students from the North Olympic Peninsula Skills Center honed their crab cracking skills over the weekend as they shelled thousands of crustaceans… Continue reading

Have oil, will travel: Frying oil from Sequim eateries fuels man’s truck

SEQUIM -- When Jerry Pino pulls up with his horses, you may feel a sudden craving for Chinese food. "My truck smells like fried wonton,"… Continue reading

Ladysmith Black Mambazo to grace Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES -- Albert Mazibuko grew up on a farm in South Africa. He was a tall boy, tall as the grass waving in the… Continue reading

Ladysmith Black Mambazo to grace Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES -- Albert Mazibuko grew up on a farm in South Africa. He was a tall boy, tall as the grass waving in the… Continue reading

Growers offer simple pleasures on Dungeness Valley farm tour

DUNGENESS — There was nothing fancy on Saturday's farm tour, but by the looks on the faces of Fiona Cunningham and Olivia Bay, there was… Continue reading

Naturalized citizen who grew up in Forks returns to be ‘a role model’

FORKS — On the day Victor Velazquez was to take the U.S. citizenship oath, Seattle police in riot gear stood between him and the federal… Continue reading

Native grandmothers come through Port Angeles en route to Portland

PORT ANGELES — The grandmothers want their grandchildren to know when they see injustice, when someone tries to keep them quiet, they must speak out.… Continue reading

A good read, a good movie — inaugural Clallam County Reads project

PORT ANGELES – Here's a way to keep traveling the path of lifelong student, while skipping any homework and having that hooky-playing feeling. To Kill… Continue reading