A GROWING CONCERN: Black Friday, warm heart

IT LOOKS LIKE our nasty weather has finally arrived, right on the tails of a beautiful, record-breaking Monday, warm and mild shirt-sleeve weather, on Veterans… Continue reading

 

BIRD WATCH: It makes perfect birdsense

The effect barometric pressure has on birds’ lives has been widely studied and written about. However, just when you think you have it down, the… Continue reading

 

HELP LINE: We age because it’s our job to and to help each other

FOR REASONS THAT don’t warrant repeating, I noticed the other day that I’ve been doing this little column for 941 weeks. So 941 weeks divided… Continue reading

 

Heart for the Arts to celebrate artists

Olympic Theatre Arts will show off a wide selection of regional artwork tonight in a preview of the inaugural fundraiser, “Heart for the… Continue reading

Football, Turkey Trot benefit wreaths in week’s plan

A Powderpuff Football game, a Turkey Trot run in Forks and wreath making are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Awakening the gratitude within us

THANKSGIVING IS APPROACHING. This is the time of year we are frequently called to focus upon gratitude. What is gratitude, really? Is it simply an… Continue reading

River center sets annual Holiday Nature Mart

Unique holiday shopping in a natural setting can be found this weekend at the 12th annual River Center Holiday Nature Mart today and… Continue reading

Winterfest to raise funds for winter sports education

Winterfest, an annual fundraiser to support winter sports education at Hurricane Ridge, will offer food and films Saturday. The evening of dinner,… Continue reading

Sequim Lavender Growers Association seeks art for 2019 festival

Members of the Sequim Lavender Growers Association — founders and producers of the Sequim Lavender Festival — are seeking lavender-themed art for the… Continue reading

PAHS students recognized for academic achievement

Port Angeles Education Foundation has presented eight seniors with academic achievement awards. Students recognized were Hollund Bailey, Evan Cobb, Charlotte Hertel, Andrew… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Some Medicare costs will change in 2019

THIS IS ABOUT Medicare (again). It is not about Part D. In fact, it’s not about anything that you need to care about until Jan.… Continue reading

Heart for the Arts to celebrate artists

Olympic Theatre Arts is setting the stage to showcase the arts in a way the theater never has before. Tickets for the inaugural… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Damaging ice and snow ahead

THURSDAY AS I looked through frosted windows on my work van, I contemplated just how gorgeous it is here on the Peninsula, seeing wetlands greeting… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Heavy fall rains bring wildlife sightings

NOVEMBER MADE AN entrance that revealed its true colors. The recent heavy rains are only a hint of what’s ahead. We’ll survive. There are even… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Know what to do when the time is right

Writer says a painful goodbye to long-time friend

THE COOKING HOBBYIST: Cooking the best Thanksgiving turkey

I LOVE THANKSGIVING. It’s always been my favorite holiday and I’ve never been entirely sure why. Maybe I love it because the house is usually… Continue reading

Free movie, ocean lecture, bench-building among Peninsula attractions

A free movie screening, an ocean lecture and a bench-building event are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also is available… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Remember your worth, don’t give up

“THE LORD IS near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit” (Psalm 34:18 ESV). God loves you. You are not here by accident,… Continue reading

Spruce Production Division talk in honor of World War I centennial

A retired Clallam County engineer and author will speak about the Spruce Production Division at 1 p.m. Saturday. The Clallam County Historical Society/North… Continue reading

PHOTO: A deer moment in Port Townsend

Deer rest on the leaf-covered lawn in front of the Jefferson County Courthouse recently.… Continue reading