ISSUES OF FAITH: To save our lives, we must spend them with abandon

HENRY DAVID THOREAU wrote in his journal March 17, 1857: “No mortal is alert enough to be present at the first dawn of spring.” How… Continue reading

Sequim City Band, PAHS Wind Ensemble unite for free concert

The Port Angeles High School Wind Ensemble and Sequim City Band are reuniting to present a free public concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday.… Continue reading

WOW! forum to tackle mystery of headaches

Dr. Tim Guthrie will discuss “Headaches: What are they, why are they and how to make them go away” during a free WOW!… Continue reading

History Tales to feature ‘Hands on History’ student presentations

The North Olympic History Center/Clallam County Historical Society will host the second annual Hands on History presentations at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Members… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Attack of the killer tent caterpillars

They’re baaack. I think invoking an infamous horror movie is so apropos because these voracious demons not only terrorize your trees but leave an eerie,… Continue reading

HELP LINE: How you offer help affects how it’s accepted

SOMETIMES, FOR REASONS known only to the Keeper of Reasons, I seem to get the same question (more or less) from multiple people in multiple… Continue reading

OTA production of ‘First Date’ is cast, in rehearsal

The show, as the idiom goes, must go on — even after a snow-laden interruption. Originally set to stage in February, when snowstorms… Continue reading

Registration still open for many BirdFest activities

Openings are still available for most field trips and activities planned for the 16th annual Olympic BirdFest, set April 12-14, and for the… Continue reading

Genealogy class, benefit Mexican breakfast, wine release party offered on Peninsula

A genealogy class, a benefit Mexican breakfast and a wine release party are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also is… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Don’t be afraid to speak of your faith

AND WHEN THEY had kindled a fire in the middle of the courtyard and sat down together, Peter sat down among them. Then a servant… Continue reading

PHOTO: Sequim Irrigation Festival’ 2019 float unveiled

From left, Sequim Irrigation Festival princess Brianna Cowan, princess Shelby Wells and queen Emily Silva get their first look at the festival’s float at an… Continue reading

‘American Idol’ contestant at home on Peninsula

A Sequim High School graduate now living in Quilcene is making sound waves on the airwaves with his unique vocal styles. Kalan Wolfe,… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Must-have supplies for your garden

THE OTHER WEEK I gave you a “Bakers Dozen” of March garden chores. I practice what I preach because I got so busy with that… Continue reading

HELP LINE: It’s time to learn the ‘secret’ of Hospice

I KNOW WHAT hospice is: It’s one of the unintentionally best-kept secrets in this business, but we’ll get to that. And because I’ve been ricocheting… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Port Angeles, Sequim high school equestrian teams begin season

AND THEY’RE OFF. That’s right, our local high school equestrian teams just competed at their first of three Washington State High School Equestrian Team qualifying… Continue reading

PENINSULA KITCHEN: Desperately seeking dandelions

EVERY RECIPE HAS a story and this one begins at a popular Port Angeles pub. I wasn’t in the mood for soup. It was almost… Continue reading

Battle of Books, ice cream social, book readings on Peninsula

Battle of the Books, an ice cream social and book readings are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also is available… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Short answers to frequent Judaism questions

EVERY YEAR, FOR the past 30 years, as part of their World Religions unit, I have spoken to the seniors at Port Angeles High School… Continue reading

PAHS, community boosts Barnett family

It was an evening of creativity, care and community support as Port Angeles High School students, friends and family came out for… Continue reading

Tickets on sale now for Camp Beausite dinner-auction fundraiser

Tickets are available now for the fourth-annual Kiwanis Spring Dinner & Auction, benefiting Camp Beausite NW. The deadline for buying tickets is… Continue reading