HORSEPLAY: Group helps challenge riders to hitch up in winter

WHO AMONG US relishes saddling up and riding when it’s bone-chilling cold outside? Not me. I’ve never been one to tolerate the cold well. I’m… Continue reading

PENINSULA KITCHEN: An old dessert adds a sparkle to Thanksgiving

I MET A reader in the bulk section of our local food store last week. These conversations generally start out in a certain way with… Continue reading

Caroling, flugelhorns and birding set for week

Christmas caroling, flugelhorn music and a birding lecture are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also is available on the interactive… Continue reading

Fiber arts show, sale set for Saturday

The North Olympic Fiber Arts Festival Fiber Arts Show and Sale will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The show —… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Finding ways to be thankful

THANKSGIVING IS A great holiday. But today is the day after Thanksgiving. Now what? Wait another year until we’re thankful again? Of course not. We… Continue reading

PHOTO: Free feast fixings in Port Townsend

The Port Townsend Food Bank handed out the fixings for Thanksgiving meals for 450 families Wednesday, despite the power outage that lasted… Continue reading

Sequim man celebrates donating 100 pints of blood

Doug Brundage, 62, recently hit the centennial mark for giving. He gave his 100th pint of blood through Bloodworks Northwest at a mobile… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Black Friday, warm heart

IT LOOKS LIKE our nasty weather has finally arrived, right on the tails of a beautiful, record-breaking Monday, warm and mild shirt-sleeve weather, on Veterans… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: It makes perfect birdsense

The effect barometric pressure has on birds’ lives has been widely studied and written about. However, just when you think you have it down, the… Continue reading

HELP LINE: We age because it’s our job to and to help each other

FOR REASONS THAT don’t warrant repeating, I noticed the other day that I’ve been doing this little column for 941 weeks. So 941 weeks divided… Continue reading

Heart for the Arts to celebrate artists

Olympic Theatre Arts will show off a wide selection of regional artwork tonight in a preview of the inaugural fundraiser, “Heart for the… Continue reading

Football, Turkey Trot benefit wreaths in week’s plan

A Powderpuff Football game, a Turkey Trot run in Forks and wreath making are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Awakening the gratitude within us

THANKSGIVING IS APPROACHING. This is the time of year we are frequently called to focus upon gratitude. What is gratitude, really? Is it simply an… Continue reading

River center sets annual Holiday Nature Mart

Unique holiday shopping in a natural setting can be found this weekend at the 12th annual River Center Holiday Nature Mart today and… Continue reading

Winterfest to raise funds for winter sports education

Winterfest, an annual fundraiser to support winter sports education at Hurricane Ridge, will offer food and films Saturday. The evening of dinner,… Continue reading

Sequim Lavender Growers Association seeks art for 2019 festival

Members of the Sequim Lavender Growers Association — founders and producers of the Sequim Lavender Festival — are seeking lavender-themed art for the… Continue reading

PAHS students recognized for academic achievement

Port Angeles Education Foundation has presented eight seniors with academic achievement awards. Students recognized were Hollund Bailey, Evan Cobb, Charlotte Hertel, Andrew… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Some Medicare costs will change in 2019

THIS IS ABOUT Medicare (again). It is not about Part D. In fact, it’s not about anything that you need to care about until Jan.… Continue reading

Heart for the Arts to celebrate artists

Olympic Theatre Arts is setting the stage to showcase the arts in a way the theater never has before. Tickets for the inaugural… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Damaging ice and snow ahead

THURSDAY AS I looked through frosted windows on my work van, I contemplated just how gorgeous it is here on the Peninsula, seeing wetlands greeting… Continue reading