Life

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

This weekend in Port Angeles

Port Angeles Today Disability awareness -- Disability Awareness Day recognized in and around the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., 10 a.m. to 1… Continue reading

First Tuesday to feature two readers

PORT ANGELES -- Kathy "Anita" Gonzales and Johnjoseph Pager will be the featured readers during a First Tuesday group meeting on Tuesday. Members of the… Continue reading

Jennifer Jackson’s Column

WHAT DO YOU do at the drive-in when you're waiting for the movie to start? At the Rakers Car Club "Nostalgia Night at the Movies"… Continue reading

International potluck set for Wednesday

PORT ANGELES — A free international potluck social will be held on Wednesday. The social will be from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the… Continue reading

A conversation with Judy Collins

By Laura H.F. Callender, Peninsula Spotlight She's in a cab in New York City on her way to yet another appointment in her busy schedule,… Continue reading

  • Aug 14, 2008
  • By Laura H.F. Callender, Peninsula Spotlight

Start your engines for rock ‘n’ roll benefit

ATTENTION, CAR BUFFS, barbecue fans and rock 'n' rollers! Bring your vintage car or truck or street rod to the Eagles Club, 110 S. Penn… Continue reading

‘Guess the Guest’ makes a comeback for Port Townsend Film Festival

THE PORT TOWNSEND Film Festival's annual "Guess the Guest" contest — in which the public guesses the celebrity guest at the upcoming festival — returns… Continue reading

On stage and screen in Sequim

The movie "Surf's Up," an animated romp about the Penguin World Surfing Championship, will screen as part of tonight's Music and Movie in the Park… Continue reading

Twilight sequel: Breaking Dawn release prompts midnight store openings

The newest book in Stephenie Meyer's Twilight saga — Breaking Dawn — will be released Saturday — and several stores are opening the first minute… Continue reading

‘Looking out at the water, my mind floats freer’: How author Aaron Elkins is inspired to write best-sellers

SEQUIM — A good work day for mystery novelist Aaron Elkins begins at the Sequim Transit Center. Elkins, who's lived on the Olympic Peninsula on… Continue reading

Legendary singer-humanitarian Judy Collins coming to Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — Veteran folksinger Judy Collins will perform in concert next month in a fundraiser to help two North Olympic Peninsula groups ease suffering… Continue reading