PHOTO: Help it grow

Leila Biondolillo, 2, of Port Angeles adds water to a pot in the Fifth Street Community Garden in Port Angeles on Tuesday. The youngster was… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Time to guard against pests in the garden

As spring slowly gives way to the approaching summer season (today is the first day of late, late spring; summer officially starts here on Thursday,… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Young birds provide much entertainment

“THERE IT GOES again.” The phrase popped into my head when I spotted a towhee diving toward a large clump of sword ferns. I’d seen… Continue reading

HELP LINE: No one lives forever, so don’t waste life

AS A RESULT of rather considerable examination and contemplation, I’ve concluded that mortality is a lousy idea. Granted, my perspective might be somewhat dented by… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Mini horse teaches big lessons

I’M LEARNING ALL sorts of new things since adding Gypsy, a dainty black and white mini-horse, to the family. She’s full of energy and yet… Continue reading

THE COOKING HOBBYIST: Things can go right — and so wrong — in the kitchen

I’VE BEEN EXPERIMENTING lately. Not in a lab, but perhaps in an even more unstable environment … my kitchen. It started innocently enough. I got… Continue reading

Talks about paddleboarding, biking among the upcoming Peninsula activities

A paddleboarding discussion, a bike adventure presentation and a playground fundraiser are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also is available… Continue reading

Get tips on tomatoes, veggies at ‘Second Saturday’ walk

Veteran Master Gardeners Laurel Moulton, Audreen Williams and Jeanette Stehr-Green will provide gardening tips from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Look for life’s answers in the gospels

AS WE SEE an increase in those individuals who believe in “nothing” or “nones,” as they are commonly called, we see an increase in a… Continue reading

Sequim bonsai show set for Saturday

Some of their subjects may be diminutive, but aficionados’ interest in the ancient art of bonsai is anything but small. The Dungeness Bonsai… Continue reading

Peninsula College’s The Buccaneer brings home 7 awards

The staff of the Buccaneer, Peninsula College’s student newspaper, earned seven honors in the Pacific Northwest Association of Journalism Educators 2018 Contest,… Continue reading

‘Strings coach’ takes soloist spotlight for SCO concert

The ninth annual spring concert — the final performance of the Sequim Community Orchestra’s 2018 season — will see its long-time “string coach”… Continue reading

OTA sets auditions for ‘Phantom Tollbooth’

Olympic Theatre Arts will host main character auditions for the Children’s Theatre summer production of “The Phantom Tollbooth” on three consecutive Wednesday afternoons,… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Advice for launching into June

With one of the wettest Mays in recent history behind us, we’re all about turning the calendar and starting out the amazing month of June… Continue reading

Artist brings ‘Gentle Revolution’ to Port Townsend

You don’t have to wonder what Remedios Rapoport is trying to say in her art. “Peace is possible.” “Fear Less.” “Everybody over… Continue reading

BACK WHEN: Birney’s Drive-in fondly remembered in Port Angeles

THERE WERE QUITE a few comments on the May picture from the past. The photo of Birney’s Drive-In on the corner of First and Eunice… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: A full yard is a delight to the eyes, ears

I BELIEVE IT is safe to say, “the gang’s all here.” Even though I haven’t seen any goldfinches yet, they have been reported. The only… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Remember: How you age is how you view it

THE OTHER DAY I was talking with a gal that I’ve worked with for quite a while. She’s as much a friend as she is… Continue reading

OTA, local artists collaborate for production promos

Sequim’s Olympic Theatre Arts is collaborating with area artists to promote the 2018-19 live theatre season. OTA put out a call to local… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Remember to be inventive in your encouragement

“AND LET US consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds. Let us not give up meeting together, as some… Continue reading