BIRD WATCH: Song sparrows make their presence known through sound

SONG SPARROWS LIKE clean water. At least the one that came to bathe the other day was evidence of this. When I happened to glance… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Now is the time to become a Tax-Aide volunteer

YOU KNOW WHAT today is, right? Well, yes, it is Oct. 7 and it is the 280th day of 2018 (which means that it’s probably… Continue reading

An ‘Extravaganza’ set for annual fiber festival

Sequim’s annual interactive fiber arts event is back. The 13th annual North Olympic Fiber Arts Festival that features activities such as museum exhibitions,… Continue reading

Backyard Birding kicks off series this Saturday

The Backyard Birding series returns to Sequim at 10 a.m. Saturday with a program hosted at Dungeness River Audubon Center. The center is… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Do not lose your trust after being hurt

HOW MANY TIMES have you been burned by someone you cared about? How many times have you been let down, felt forgotten, betrayed or disappointed… Continue reading

Music Live starts new program starting Oct. 9

A popular music staple in Sequim starts next week with a new name, time and format at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. Music Live… Continue reading

Running Dead, biking team meetup, Sasquatch lecture coming up on Peninsula

A zombie-filled 5K, a mountain biking team meetup and a Sasquatch lecture are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also is… Continue reading

PHOTO: Preparing for crab fest

A crew from Bothel-based Grand Event Rentals works on assembling the main tent that will serve as the dining area for this weekend’s 17th annual… Continue reading

YMCA offers grant for youth leaders

The deadline for applications for YMCA Spirit of Team Watson Memorial Grant applications is 5 p.m. Friday. The Spirit of Team Award seeks to support… Continue reading

Tickets on sale for Port Angeles Elks scholarship fundraiser Oct. 13

Tickets are on sale now for the Naval Elks Denim & Diamonds fundraiser to be held from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.… Continue reading

PHOTO: Feting 20 years of river education

The Dungeness River Festival celebrated its 20th anniversary this past weekend in Sequim. During the event, hosted by the Dungeness River Audubon Center, dozens of… Continue reading

PHOTO: Bless the Beasts and Children fun run kicks off in Port Townsend

About 75 people and pets start out on the first Bless the Beasts and Children fun run Sunday at Sunrise Coffee in the Port Townsend… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Propagation a winter science project

WITH JACK FROST just around the corner, get ready to take cuttings or simply watch as your plants perish from the chill. Propagation is a… Continue reading

Four Clallam County Master Gardeners earn Golden Trowel awards

These green thumbs are now golden. Representatives of the Clallam County Master Gardener Foundation presented Golden Trowel Awards to Beanie Gersbach, Gretchen Glenny,… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: The bustle of fall arrives

“Where have the birds gone?” That’s a question heard multiple times in recent months. The easiest answer was to blame our hot, dry summer. Recent… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Try to understand more

AS MANY OF you know, I write about mom a lot. I do that because it’s often “mom” we’re talking about. She’s the caregiver or… Continue reading

Sequim’s Olympic Theatre Arts preps ‘Sylvia’ for the stage

Olympic Theatre Arts’ October production of “Sylvia” by A. R. Gurney is cast and in rehearsal. After what OTA officials said was an… Continue reading

Sourdough bread, vintage trailers, photographer meet-and-greet among Peninsula attractions

EDITOR’S NOTE: The day of the Bless the Beasts and Children fun run in Port Townsend has been corrected. Sourdough bread making, a gathering of… Continue reading

Clallam Conservation District’s offers fall natural landscaping course

The deadline for registration in the Clallam Conservation District’s fall natural landscaping course is today. The interactive course includes three Tuesday evening classes… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Celebrate renewing relationship with God

“THE DAY HAS come to take an accounting of my life. “Have I dreamed of late of the person I want to be, of the… Continue reading