A GROWING CONCERN: Friendly tools save your knees, clothing

TODAY IS THE FIRST full day of fall and autumn is the busiest time of the year for gardening chores. The myriad of things to… Continue reading

 

Madison Smith paints a stall in the girls room Tuesday afternoon at Crossroads High School in Granite Falls on September 11, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

The writing on the stalls: Students paint messages of hope

Crossroads High School students decorated the school’s restroom stalls with images and quotes.

  • Sep 24, 2018

 

BIRD WATCH: See more birds by the sea shore

especially the dogs. A bleached log was lying on the tide line. Left… Continue reading

 

HELP LINE: It’s OK for your parents to be ‘stubborn’

I TALK TO a lot of people. Well more to the point, a lot of people talk to me. One of the subjects that a… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Working together, a bridge is built

T’WAS A MUDDY mess on a trail in a Jefferson Country park soon to be open to equestrians that fueled Bob Hoyle’s desire to build… Continue reading

PENINSULA KITCHEN: Many mushrooms make mouths moisten

IT’S MUSHROOM SEASON and fervent foragers are finding fungi fruiting in the forests. We are uniquely blessed here on the Olympic Peninsula to have a… Continue reading

Spaghetti dinner, drag racing among upcoming Peninsula attractions

A spaghetti dinner, drag racing in Forks and pancakes in Joyce are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also is available… Continue reading

2018 Battle of the Books gets underway in October

Battle of the Books, a year-long collaborative project between the North Olympic Library System and schools from across Clallam County, kicks off this October. All… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Kale, kale, the gang’s all here

SINCE FALL WILL arrive on the Peninsula this coming Saturday at 6:54 p.m., its warm and earthy tones are now starting to appear in your… Continue reading

African Children’s Choir to sing in Port Angeles, Sequim

The young vocalists are making their way across the West Coast, singing for a better life for themselves and their fellow Ugandans thousands of miles… Continue reading

BACK WHEN: Grant Street School, built for Port Townsend, no longer exists

GRANT STREET GRADE School has disappeared. The 61-year-old building was demolished soon after its last students were dismissed for summer vacation last June. Its former… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Liven up a long drive with birding

A LONG DRIVE awaits you if Spokane is your destination. Many travelers look upon this adventure as long and boring torture. I never have. Think… Continue reading

HELP LINE: What to expect with the new Medicare cards

WE’VE BEEN HERE before, but I see that with the growing level of noise about new Medicare cards there is also a growing level of… Continue reading

Hospice fundraiser slated for Saturday on Sequim Bay

The Reach and Row for Hospice, the Sequim Bay Yacht Club’s annual fundraiser for Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County, has added rowing races,… Continue reading

Christian writers set inaugural monthly meeting

Olympic Peninsula Christian Writers will host the group’s inaugural monthly meeting Thursday. The group will meet from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: A good word for an anxious heart

I OFTEN HAVE a yellow highlighter in my hand when I read. Sometimes I use it. But sometimes the indwelling Holy Spirit highlights things as… Continue reading

New pastor takes pulpit this Sunday

The First Presbyterian Church of Port Angeles has called a new pastor. It is the Rev. Dr. Matt Paul, 52, who most recently pastored in… Continue reading

Rock opera, quilts, grape stomping offered on Peninsula

An environmental rock opera, quilts and a grape-stomping competition are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also is available on the… Continue reading

Sand sculptor Kali Bradford brings artwork to fundraiser

World-renowned sand sculptor Kali Bradford plans to create a special piece for the Reach and Row for Hospice and Waterfront Day event set… Continue reading

Sequim actress to present ‘Lillian Carter Story’

“The Lillian Carter Story: More than a President’s Mother” stars Sequim resident Carol Swarbrick Dries in a single performance Saturday. The 7… Continue reading