Karen Griffiths

PENINSULA HOME FUND — Ring out 2013 with a ‘hand up, not a handout,’ and thank you for making a difference

RING OUT 2013 by offering struggling families “a hand up, not a handout” through the Peninsula Daily News' Peninsula Home Fund. Your gift will fulfill… Continue reading

PENINSULA HOME FUND — Ring out 2013 with a ‘hand up, not a handout,’ and thank you for making a difference

RING OUT 2013 by offering struggling families “a hand up, not a handout” through the Peninsula Daily News' Peninsula Home Fund. Your gift will fulfill… Continue reading

PENINSULA HOME FUND — Ring out 2013 with a ‘hand up, not a handout,’ and thank you for making a difference

RING OUT 2013 by offering struggling families “a hand up, not a handout” through the Peninsula Daily News' Peninsula Home Fund. Your gift will fulfill… Continue reading

PENINSULA HOME FUND — Ring out 2013 with a ‘hand up, not a handout,’ and thank you for making a difference

EDITOR'S NOTE — 'Today' refers to Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. RING OUT 2013 by offering struggling families “a hand up, not a handout” through the… Continue reading

KAREN GRIFFITHS’ HORSEPLAY COLUMN: Equine tips as cold creeps up

BRR! I DON’T know about y’all, but I am not a happy horsewoman when the temperature plummets below freezing as it did in the past… Continue reading

PENINSULA HOME FUND — A ‘hand-up’ as a former social worker remakes his life

EDITOR'S NOTE: For 25 years, Peninsula Daily News readers in Jefferson and Clallam counties have supported the “hand up, not a handout” Peninsula Home Fund.… Continue reading

PENINSULA HOME FUND — A ‘hand-up’ as a former social worker remakes his life

EDITOR'S NOTE: For 25 years, Peninsula Daily News readers in Jefferson and Clallam counties have supported the “hand up, not a handout” Peninsula Home Fund.… Continue reading

PENINSULA HOME FUND — A ‘hand-up’ as a former social worker remakes his life

EDITOR'S NOTE: For 25 years, Peninsula Daily News readers in Jefferson and Clallam counties have supported the “hand up, not a handout” Peninsula Home Fund.… Continue reading

Peninsula Home Fund helps with new home, job gear

EDITOR'S NOTE: For 25 years, Peninsula Daily News readers in Jefferson and Clallam counties have supported the “hand up, not a handout” Peninsula Home Fund.… Continue reading

KAREN GRIFFITHS’ HORSEPLAY COLUMN: Forks couple help guide equestrians

IT'S NOT OFTEN these days one gets a chance to visit and ride with the owners of one of the region's oldest homesteads. Bear Creek… Continue reading

PENINSULA HOME FUND — Veteran now with ‘the best job I’ve ever had’ reflects on the hand-up he received

EDITOR'S NOTE: For 25 years, Peninsula Daily News readers in Jefferson and Clallam counties have supported the “hand up, not a handout” Peninsula Home Fund.… Continue reading

Peninsula Home Fund — Veteran now with ‘the best job I’ve ever had’ reflects on the aid he received

EDITOR'S NOTE: For 25 years, Peninsula Daily News readers in Jefferson and Clallam counties have supported the “hand up, not a handout” Peninsula Home Fund.… Continue reading

Peninsula Home Fund ‘hand up’ precedes ‘best job I ever had’

EDITOR'S NOTE: For 25 years, Peninsula Daily News readers in Jefferson and Clallam counties have supported the “hand up, not a handout” Peninsula Home Fund.… Continue reading

KAREN GRIFFITHS’ HORSEPLAY COLUMN: A little off the hoof with tips for trimming

I'VE HEARD SOME use a tree stump, a few use a makeshift stand, and others use their hands and knees to support the hoof as… Continue reading

KAREN GRIFFITHS’ HORSEPLAY COLUMN: Endurance rider writes about going bitless

A FAVORITE TRAIL ride of mine is from Littleton Horse Camp to the Mount Muller summit. I've ridden it several times, and each time, I… Continue reading

KAREN GRIFFITHS’ HORSEPLAY COLUMN: On 4-H’ers, home trims, PSHA wins

LATELY, MY COLUMNS have featured how well our Peninsula 4-H youths performed at September's state fair in Puyallup. At one point, I was asked why… Continue reading

KAREN GRIFFITHS’ HORSEPLAY COLUMN: Senior 4-H riders show big at state

LAST TIME, I mentioned how well the intermediate-aged 4-H riders did at the Western Washington State Fair in Puyallup. Now, it's the senior performance riders'… Continue reading

KAREN GRIFFITHS’ HORSEPLAY COLUMN: 4-H’ers win big in Puyallup contest

EARLIER THIS MONTH, parent and equestrian coach Katie Salmon-Newton accompanied four Peninsula 4-H intermediate performance riders — Clallam County 4-H winners — to the Western… Continue reading

KAREN GRIFFITHS’ HORSEPLAY COLUMN: Peninsula riders streak to big finish at patterned games

FEELING THE MIGHT and power of their mighty steeds beneath them, a handful of local riders showed they are among the best of the Pacific… Continue reading

KAREN GRIFFITHS’ HORSEPLAY COLUMN: Peninsula riders fare well at Junior Rodeo

PENINSULA JUNIOR RODEO Association members gave corking good performances at the annual Junior Rodeo at the Clallam County Fairgrounds last weekend. More than 90 contestants… Continue reading