PHOTO: Baskets sold to raise funds for Port Angeles library programs

Jan Wehner of Port Angeles looks over a selection of gift baskets Saturday at the Port Angeles branch of the North Olympic Library System. Baskets… Continue reading

PHOTO: Old silverware made new again at Port Angeles craft fair

Ford Caulkins, 20 months, is held by his mother, October Caulkins of Sequim, as he examines wind chimes made from old silverware at a vendor… Continue reading

PHOTOS: Holiday cheer in Port Townsend

Above, Santa stops to give a youngster a high five as he arrives in Port Townsend to turn on the lights on the community Christmas… Continue reading

PHOTO: Raising funds for children in Forks

Sarah Decker, Rod Fleck and Josh Goakey serve as auctioneers during the live auction portion of the 17th annual Cherish our Children fundraiser Friday night… Continue reading

PHOTOS: West End celebrates the holidays

Above, Santa rides on the West End Business & Professional Association’s train during the Twinkle Light Parade down Forks Avenue, en route to the Christmas… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Bringing the outdoors in for Christmas

WELCOME TO THE month of December. Yule tide greetings as we traverse the last trimester of autumn. So don’t despair, in only a few weeks… Continue reading

BACK WHEN: Skate rink photo makes memories roll

SEVERAL READERS RECOGNIZED the November picture from the past as the old Pavilion Skating Rink that was located on Front and Cherry streets where the… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Hummingbirds in December

THE TITLE OF a Faith Baldwin novel, “Roses in December,” made a lasting impression on me decades ago. I was very young. The time period… Continue reading

Famed journalist focus of Thursday talk in Forks

Associate professor of journalism Rich Riski will talk about Egbert “Edward” R. Murrow and his ties to the West End at the Forks… Continue reading

HELP LINE: ’Tis the season to beware scammers

IN CASE ANY of us are still uncertain, after the caloric overdose we characterize as Thanksgiving, the holiday season is upon us. Happily, this season… Continue reading

Santa, dancing and jazz set for coming week

Breakfast with Santa, a contra dance and a jazz concert are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also is available on… Continue reading

Sequim Robotics Federation hosts auction, luau Saturday

In the movie world, designers put a lot of time and money into designing and fabricating famous robots such as R2-D2, Wall-E and… Continue reading

2018 Winterfest raises $55K for Hurricane Ridge activities

With 350 people in attendance, the 2018 Winterfest gala raised more than $55,000 to promote all facets of winter recreational activities at… Continue reading

PHOTO: Holiday season begins in Port Angeles

People gather around the Christmas tree at the Conrad Dyar Memorial Fountain in downtown Port Angeles shortly after it was lit Saturday night. The 35-foot… Continue reading

PHOTO: Sharing big Christmas wishes at Lake Crescent

Santa Claus arrived at Lake Crescent Lodge on Saturday during the lodge’s annual lighting ceremony. An estimated 200 people, mostly children, came to see Santa… Continue reading

PHOTO: Talents showcased in Port Townsend Arts Guild sale

Artisan James Arrabito discusses his copper and brass work with customer Jenita Hunnicutt of Monroe at the Port Townsend Arts Guild Holiday Craft Sale on… Continue reading

PHOTO: Litter-ally cleaning Port Townsend

Maren Santiago, left, of Tacoma and Tracy Grisman of Port Townsend were part of Litterati, a group of 12 women who dressed up to pick… Continue reading

PHOTO: Santa comes to Port Angeles

Santa Claus, portrayed by Bob Bronsink, talks with Asher McDonald, 12, of Port Angeles aboard a Clallam Transit bus after Santa’s arrival by public transportation… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: The other December list

FIRST AND FOREMOST, I must thank not only the community at large, but the dozens and dozens of gardeners who heeded the plea to help… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: November’s varied visitors

EVEN WHEN THE sun is shining, shady spots or even partially sunny places, seem darker at this time of the year. The bird bathing in… Continue reading