HELP LINE: Play the ‘what if’ game when thinking about future

LAST WEEK, I told the story of my mother’s last few years on the planet, only because it illustrates how long-term care can work, given… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Take care of your dusty houseplants

I’VE HEARD FROM some of you that you’re getting a little tired of the long dark days, having been stuck indoors for too long, however… Continue reading

WellHearts luncheon, Valentine cards among Peninsula activities

EDITOR’S NOTE: The play “Time Stands Still” will be performed at Olympic Theatre Arts in Sequim Feb. Feb. 9-11, Feb. 16-18, and Feb. 23-25. An… Continue reading

History Tales to feature tale of a Peninsula ‘Renaissance woman’

Author Glynda Peterson Schaad will talk about Wynona Whitcomb Ross at the Clallam County Historical Society’s History Tales presentation at 2:30 p.m.… Continue reading

ISSUS OF FAITH: Life is a precious commodity, don’t throw it away

“IN HIS HAND is the life of every creature and the breath of all mankind” (Job 12:10 NIV). It is no secret that our community… Continue reading

Local artists to perform in benefit concert

Local artists Carol Swarbrick Dries and Linda Dowdell will take the stage in a benefit concert for the Boys & Girls Clubs… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Time to get busy with your gardening chores

THE WINTER WINDS have been testing the strength of your tree’s root systems and branch flexibility lately, and maybe even your patience. So hopefully your… Continue reading

  • Jan 28, 2018

BIRD WATCH: Watch birds for signs of spring

DARK GRAY CLOUDS, pouring rain and gale force winds one minute; sunshine and blue skies the next. That’s a familiar winter weather day in Western… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Story shares details of mother’s situation

I WANT TO tell you a story. The story is about my mother. Many of you have heard bits and pieces of this story, because… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Adults now welcome to show horses at Clallam County fair

ARE YOU A horse-showing adult who’s secretly longed to take part in the fair but couldn’t because it was for 4-H youth groups only? To… Continue reading

PENINSULA KITCHEN: It’s thyme to start harvesting fresh plants

THE SKIES HAVE been mostly gloomy and news reports (real or imagined) leave me feeling either scared or angry. But if you look close there… Continue reading

Housing rights, Puppy Pilots, genealogy presented on Peninsula

Housing rights will be presented in Port Townsend, Puppy Pilots will provide information in Sequim and the Clallam County Genealogical Society will host an open… Continue reading

Explore the world: Traveler’s Journal is back with eight new adventures

Pack your virtual bags. Traveler’s Journal begins its 27th season of travel and adventure slide shows Thursday at the Sequim High School library… Continue reading

Local memoirists to share stories at next Fourth Friday readings

Writers on the Spit will feature two memoirists, Doreen Petersen and Ingrid Lehrer, at the Fourth Friday Readings tonight. The free event begins… Continue reading

Olympic Theatre Arts sets auditions for ‘The Tin Woman’

Director Jim Guthrie is seeking actors “who aren’t afraid to take chances” for the Olympic Theatre Arts production of “The Tin Woman,” which… Continue reading

Sequim Museum Arts to host D-Day presentation

Mac Alexander Macdonald will present “What Does D-Day Mean to Us Today?” at 3 p.m. Sunday. The talk will be at the Old… Continue reading

SKWIM Toastmasters set open house

Time to speak up — or get a little help in doing so. The SKWIM Toastmasters group will host an open house from… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: The three tenets of pruning

Last week we learned the seven reasons to prune; now we whittle that number further, to the three ever-present tenets of pruning. 1. Have confidence.… Continue reading

BACK WHEN: The history of the historians of Jefferson County: Part I

EDITOR’S NOTE: This month’s Jefferson County history column is the first in a series of three about local history resources in the county. This month… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Birds of a feather flock together

what do they have in common? They’re cousins. They are also among the most captivating members in the… Continue reading