HELP LINE: Words of advice from Grandma to live by

you know, the one who raised me — with strict instructions to… Continue reading

International dances, a fiction-writing class, plant clinic among Peninsula attractions

International dances, a fiction writing class and a plant clinic are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also is available on… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Filling a God-shaped hole

attending a university, money in my pocket, virtually no adult supervision — I felt a longing… Continue reading

OTA plans auditions for ‘Leaving Iowa’

Olympic Theatre Arts in Sequim has announced open auditions for the play “Leaving Iowa,” a comedy about family vacations. Auditions will be held… Continue reading

The Sequim Community Christmas Chorus recently made a $1,500 donation to the Sequim Community Orchestra’s String Kids program.

Sequim Community Christmas Chorus makes donation to SCO String Kids Program

The Sequim Community Orchestra is the recipient of a $1,500 donation from the Sequim Community Christmas Chorus. This is the second year that… Continue reading

The Sequim Community Christmas Chorus recently made a $1,500 donation to the Sequim Community Orchestra’s String Kids program.

BIRD WATCH: Insects on the menu for bushtits

THE “BOUNCING BUGS” are back. That’s good news for the bushtits and other insect-eating birds. Temperatures rose just enough to encourage a hatching. Small clouds… Continue reading

Sequim earns bragging rights at Knowledge Bowl

After three years of qualifying for the Knowledge Bowl State Championships, Sequim High School’s team took home a state title. Sequim High School… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Easter lilies a lasting symbol of the season

being a good old “Northern” Wisconsin boy — find even the worst weather… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Waterfowl, shorebirds mingle at Fort Flagler

BLACK AND WHITE was the uniform of the day at Fort Flagler State Park. Hundreds of black brant geese stretched along the shoreline looking very… Continue reading

HELP LINE: To get help, tell your story

I REALLY HAVE a very cool job. The other day I found myself in the midst of a very sharp group of folks, most of… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Olympic Peninsula Equine Network unveils new barn

GREAT NEWS: OPEN finally has its own doors to open. It’s a big, beautiful set of handcrafted sliding barn doors that open up to reveal… Continue reading

PENINSULA KITCHEN: A kale soup for all seasons

A COUPLE OF weeks ago, I received a handwritten letter (a wonderful and rare occurrence these days) from a reader who was requesting a recipe… Continue reading

Port Angeles students win in 2018 Battle of the Books competition

The Bookworms, a team of home-schooled students from Port Angeles, took top honors in the county-wide Battle of the Books Competition. The… Continue reading

Registration taken now for Washington Coast Cleanup set for April 21

Registration is open now for the annual Washington Coast Cleanup set this year for April 21. Volunteers can sign up to clean specific beaches, and… Continue reading

Driftwood Art Show celebrates 10 years at Audubon Center

The Olympic Driftwood Sculptors club is making its mark in the community with its 10th annual Spring Driftwood Art Show this weekend. The… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: What a friend we have in Jesus

IT HAPPENS EVERY year. Prior to Easter, I return to the gospel scenes surrounding the death and resurrection of Jesus. And every year I find… Continue reading

Feiro Marine Life Center
                                This one-eyed black rockfish is in need of a name and the public is invited to submit their ideas to Feiro Marine Life Center’s Facebook page from Monday to Friday, March 30.

One-eyed rockfish needs a name

A post-surgery black rockfish at Feiro Marine Life Center is in need of a new name. From Monday to Friday, March 30,… Continue reading

Feiro Marine Life Center
                                This one-eyed black rockfish is in need of a name and the public is invited to submit their ideas to Feiro Marine Life Center’s Facebook page from Monday to Friday, March 30.

Pinewood derby, dances, plant clinics on Peninsula

A pinewood derby, a parenting educational session, dances and plant clinics are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also is available… Continue reading

Preservation grant workshop slated for Tuesday

Funding for two state grant programs is available for owners of historic barns and for those with stewardship responsibilities over historic cemeteries… Continue reading

Sequim Rotary donates dictionaries

Rotary Club of Sequim has given more than 220 dictionaries to all fourth-grade students in the Sequim School District. The February donation was… Continue reading