BIRD WATCH: Remember to make, keep resolutions

THERE IS ALWAYS some looking back when a new year arrives. After perusing columns written for other New Year’s, this one stood out. I enjoyed… Continue reading

HELP LINE: The time for resolutions has come

CONTRARY TO ALL probability, and the cacophonous, pugnacious prognostications of any number of people who are trying desperately to be somebody, the world has not… Continue reading

Plastic bag problems explored at Peninsula College’s next Studium Generale

Despite environmental efforts across the nation, Americans use about 60,000 plastic bags every five minutes. So where do they end up? Find… Continue reading

New Year’s eve events, college info night slated on the Peninsula

A New Year’s dinner and dance in Sequim and an information night for Peninsula College are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula.… Continue reading

ISSUS OF FAITH: Now we have all that we need

OH, THAT YOU would rend the heavens and come down, that the mountains would tremble before you (Isa 63:19 NIV). What did you want for… Continue reading

Sequim Library shares stories with families, youths of all ages

Weekly story times for preschoolers, wigglers and babies resume on Wednesday, Jan. 3, at the Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave. “Preschool Storytime” for ages… Continue reading

HELP LINE: It’s time to believe in the magic of love

IT’S THE HOLIDAYS. I hope that isn’t news. And if you’re at all like me then I know that a lot of us are feeling… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Winter homework for best spring garden grade

Merry Christmas everyone! I hope you are all surrounded by dear friends (not deer families) and family on this most joyous day, with piles of… Continue reading

  • Dec 24, 2017

BIRD WATCH: Memories of bird counts past go by

THANKS TO “A Christmas Carol,” by Charles Dickens, the term “Christmas Past” was born. In its own way, the term illustrated that memories are an… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: The proper gear makes winter riding fun

DO YOU HAVE the rainy day doldrums? Then it’s time to saddle up. Not only will a tender nuzzle from your horse cheer you up,… Continue reading

PENINSULA KITCHEN: Pot pie helps use up leftover meat

I HAD THE pleasure of visiting with Kate McDermott last week, our very own local food celebrity. (It’s not too late to get a signed… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Embrace light and chase away the darkness

DARKNESS AND LIGHT. As our days get shorter and nights darker, Jews light the Chanukah candles, one more for each of the eight nights, almost… Continue reading

Last-minute bazaar, solstice concert, ghosts tour offered on Peninsula

A last-minute bazaar, solstice concert and Ghosts of Christmas tour are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also is available on… Continue reading

Wine label contest benefits Dungeness lighthouse

The New Dungeness Light Station Association and Wind Rose Cellars have announced their second annual photography and art contest. The winning submission will… Continue reading

OTA sets auditions for ‘Starting Here Starting Now’ musical revue

Auditions for “Starting Here Starting Now,” Olympic Theatre Arts’ second-stage musical, are planned in January. Auditions will be from 4 p.m. to 6… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Remember the dos and don’ts of winter gardening

BECAUSE WE ALL are going over our lists and checking them twice, I thought I would chime in with a list of my own. As… Continue reading

Applications sought for Feiro Family Scholarship

The Feiro Marine Life Center has opened applications for a $1,000 scholarship to support a Clallam County senior planning to attend higher… Continue reading

BACK WHEN: Contagious diseases affect Jefferson County

THE JEFFERSON COUNTY Historical Society Research Center recently added a donation of scrapbooks containing clippings on the variety of community health and safety issues that… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Remembering 50 years of birdwatching

WELL, DEC. 6 came and went. Rockets didn’t explode overhead and there were no champagne corks popping. I did remember what day it was —… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Keep a checklist of questions to ask

MOST OF US, at one time or another and whether we like it or not, end up in a hospital. Coincidentally, many of us don’t… Continue reading