Woodworking show, boating, history on the calendar

A Woodworkers’ Show in Port Townsend, a boating clinic in Sequim and a History Tales presentation in Port Angeles are among the upcoming activities on… Continue reading

PHOTO: Let your bridge flag fly

Dungeness Audubon Center volunteer Terri Tyler of Sequim hangs decorative flags made by school children on the trestle at Railroad Bridge Park near Sequim on… Continue reading

Sequim assistant pastor, friends record album

David Isaac Rivers wasn’t planning to record an album of his original songs when his friend Curry Winborn approached him with the idea.… Continue reading

PENINSULA KITCHEN: Broths warm you up in cool weather

LEAVES TURNING, NEW snow on the mountains and the short days of winter on their way. My advice to you: Go outside every chance you… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Pruning for decorations

IT IS SOMEWHAT spooky, almost eerie, that the second most decorated holiday of the year is Halloween. And since fright night precedes the deck-the-halls granddaddy… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Owls having a hoot

OCTOBER IS ‘OWL Month.’ It isn’t only the attention they get from the Halloween fun. This is a time of the year when owls are… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Don’t sign blank forms

I SUPPOSE YOU’VE heard that the Social Security/Supplemental Security Income [SSI] COLA for 2019 will be 2.8 percent, right? And that they haven’t figured out… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Carlsborg local still riding strong

CARLSBORG’S WAYNORA MARTIN competed in her first state finals at age 7. “I joined my family for team events, like the Bareback relay,” she said.… Continue reading

Art Blast, bake sale and harvest dinner set this week

A library Art Blast, a Sons of Norway bake sale and a harvest dinner are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Time for some this-and-that information

I THINK THAT today is a good day for a bit of this-and-that, so let’s jump right into a “this.” An alert reader, who not… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Grueling Repetitive Arduous Seasonal Service

I’VE SURE BEEN enjoying the Indian Summer that we’ve been having on the Olympic Peninsula, with the beautiful colors changing in the scenery as I… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Keep an eye out for unusual birds at feeders

NUMBERS OF BIRDS continue to swell as additional migrants arrive in our yards, some to stay and some to continue farther south. It can be… Continue reading

Read and Eat Gathering in Forks, a chili cook-off and a Welfare of Animals Group Dogtober Fest on Peninsula

A Read and Eat Gathering in Forks, a chili cook-off and dances in several towns are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula.… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Remember: What is right isn’t always what is easy

I SEND PEOPLE in my congregation birthday and anniversary cards. Most cards are too feminine, so I make my own. I’m guessing the people who… Continue reading

Matheny to lead free workshop today

Flugelhornist Dmitri Matheny will present a free jazz workshop/clinic from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. today. The workshop, “Melodic Mastery,” will be… Continue reading

PHOTO: Planting together at Captain Joseph House

Volunteers Sebastian Boyun and Michelle Brown plant a serpentine cedar tree outside Captain Joseph House in Port Angeles on Sunday. They were among several volunteers… Continue reading

PHOTO: Quinn Redlin Kintner Memorial Park opens in Port Angeles

Children swarm a new piece of playground equipment after it was officially opened Saturday at Quinn Redlin Kintner Memorial Park, formerly Georgiana Park, near Olympic… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Jobs abound in the yard as autumn takes over

AS THE EARTH slowly continues its tilt away from the sun for us living here on the northern hemisphere of the planet, a cooling of… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: A fine, feathered intervention?

BEING INEBRIATED ISN’T a condition known only to humans. Several days ago, I returned home to find my yard pulsing with creatures acting as if… Continue reading