Waffles and raptors, pickleball court ribbon-cutting, ‘plogging’ offered on Peninsula

A waffles and raptors event, a pickleball court ribbon-cutting and a “plogging” run on Ediz Hook are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Pinch, stake and edge through summer

IT IS SUMMER here, in full swing with beautiful hot days. Your yard is blooming, the veggies are coming on, fruit is beginning to swell… Continue reading

4-H sport shooters sweep state championship to earn medals

The 4-H Clallam County Shooting Sports Air Rifle Team fared well during the annual 4-H Shooting Sports State Championship, sweeping first, second and… Continue reading

BACK WHEN: Quarantine Stations, Part II: The Diamond Point station moves to Point Hudson

Editor’s note: This month’s Jefferson County Back When column is a continuation of last month’s column published June 17. AS THE YEARS went by, the… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Humdinger of a mystery

THE FIRST TIME this incident occurred, or more correctly that I witnessed it, I assumed it was a one-time thing and that a chickadee had… Continue reading

HELP LINE: If behavior changes happen, always call the doctor

THE FACT IS that it’s pretty easy for me to sit in front of a keyboard and pontificate on the vagaries of this or that… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Terminal joy through faith

STEPHANIE PACKER IS a 37 year old mother of four, who was diagnosed with terminal scleroderma, an autoimmune disease, eight years ago. Packer was given… Continue reading

Sequim’s Joie Darminio accepted into ballet trainee program

Joie Darminio is chasing her dreams of becoming a professional modern contemporary dancer one step at a time. While she’s only 17, Darminio… Continue reading

Fertilizer topic of Brown Bag series lecture today

Veteran Master Gardener Muriel Nesbitt will explain how to maximize the health of home garden plants while avoiding harm to the environment… Continue reading

PHOTO: Off to the races at Tillicum Park in Forks

Children compete in gunny sack races at Tillicum Park in Forks on Sunday as part of the Kiddies Play Day. The event, part of the… Continue reading

Marrowstone Island author releases debut novel

Meet the author who celebrated the release of her debut novel at Chuck E. Cheese’s, with a side trip to a particular store.… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Lots to see with this little bird

“Psaltriparus minimus” is quite a mouthful – especially when you consider it is a name that belongs to a very tiny bird. Hence “minimus.” Of… Continue reading

HELP LINE: To prevent falls, keep moving your body

THE INSIGHTFUL, DISCERNING and piercingly intelligent among us, defined by the fact that they’ve been following this column for more years than they care to… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: A rider rediscovers her passion after addiction

“I CAN’T BELIEVE I just ran a supreme time!” my niece, Brooke Stromberg, shouted out with joy upon completing the figure eight race at a… Continue reading

THE COOKING HOBBYIST: If at first you don’t succeed, try again

I RECENTLY ACCOMPLISHED a previously-thought impossible task: I made cheesecake. One of my older sisters used to make the best cheesecake I had ever had.… Continue reading

Sequim pianist Jennifer Thomas finds ‘The Fire Within’

“She’s at peace and yet somehow on fire.” “Some women are lost in the fire. Some women are built from it.” Sequim composer… Continue reading

Members of the Port Angeles Community Players, from back left, Richard Stephens, Barbara Frederick, Jahanna Stewart, Janet Lucas and Kathy Balducci, discovered multiple leaks coming from the roof of the Port Angeles Community Playhouse theater in June. They anticipate the cost for repairs to come in at about $21,000.

Donations requested to fix Playhouse roof

The Port Angeles Community Playhouse, a building that has served as a Port Angeles venue for theater shows and productions for 47… Continue reading

Members of the Port Angeles Community Players, from back left, Richard Stephens, Barbara Frederick, Jahanna Stewart, Janet Lucas and Kathy Balducci, discovered multiple leaks coming from the roof of the Port Angeles Community Playhouse theater in June. They anticipate the cost for repairs to come in at about $21,000.

ISSUES OF FAITH: Christian faith is diverse but united in Christ

MORE THAN ONCE I’ve heard people criticize Christianity because there are so many different Christian denominations. On the other hand, I’ve never heard anyone criticize… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Calling for unity at Sunday service … and other items

Unity in the Olympics’ 10:30 a.m. Sunday service speaker will be the Rev. Bill Evans. His lesson at the church at 2917… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Order spring bulbs for great floral display

JUNE IS OVER and what a month we have had. Extremely warm (hot) conditions, hail in the low lands, snow in the mountains, lightning strikes,… Continue reading