Green Thumb Series explores tropical fruits

Clallam County Master Gardener Bev Morrow will talk about how to grow and maintain various types of tropical fruits and plants in… Continue reading

Camp Beausite NW opens registration for summer activities

Registration is now open for week-long overnight summer camp sessions at Camp Beausite NW in Chimacum. The camp is for people from 6… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Planting with pizzazz at higher elevations

I WAS IN Safeway this week reflecting on March tasks while talking with April about getting a jump-start on May plantings. April always (and very… Continue reading

BACK WHEN: The history of the historians of Jefferson County: Part III

EDITOR’S NOTE: This month’s Jefferson County history column is the third in a series of three about local history resources in the county. Last month’s… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Bird festivals take place every month

TRY GOOGLING, “BIRDING Festivals 2018 Washington,” and the first website at the top of the page that pops up, will be http://wa.audubon.org/bird-festivals-0. The organization, Audubon… Continue reading

HELP LINE: The improvement standard no longer applies

THIS IS ANOTHER “Medicare thing.” If you’re not on Medicare, don’t like anyone who is and don’t plan to get anywhere near it anytime soon,… Continue reading

Films, a walk in Chimacum Woods, concerts, plant clinics, dances among Peninsula activities

Another film in the Animal Intelligence Film Festival, a walk in Chimacum Woods, concerts, plant clinics and dances are among the upcoming activities on the… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: The surprise of spring

Lynden — I spent most of my life in Michigan. There, the cold of winter quickly gives… Continue reading

THE COOKING HOBBYIST: Mix and remix until the recipe is right

SNICKERDOODLES HAVE BECOME the bane of my baking existence. Last summer, through a smartphone app called Yummly, I found a recipe for the cookies that… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Hummingbirds are not alone in craving sugar

THERE IT WAS again. Another plum tree blossom floated past the kitchen window. It’s started. It happens every spring. As more flowering fruit trees burst… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Daylight Saving Time begins quest for clocks

OH … GOODIE. A tiding of great joy. Spread the word, far and wide across the land: Because we’re morphing to “Daylight Saving Time,” (so… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: High school equestrian season has begun

PORT ANGELES AND Sequim’s high school equestrian teams traveled to Spanaway the third week in February to compete against 100 other equestrians from 10 other… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Teach children of God’s good gift

“LET MARRIAGE BE held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterous” (Heb… Continue reading

NRA Foundation dinner, Hurricane Ridge history, English country dance among Peninsula activities

An NRA Foundation dinner, a presentation on Hurricane Ridge and an English country dance are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information… Continue reading

Spring genealogy seminar to feature popular presenter

Janet O’Conor Camarata is the featured speaker at the Genealogical Society of Clallam County’s spring seminar “Location, Location, Location!” scheduled for Saturday. The… Continue reading

Master Gardener to give tips on ‘salsa gardens’

Elaine Webber, a WSU Clallam County Master Gardener, will provide tips for growing ingredients for fresh salsa at noon today. The presentation… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Make the home a safe place for Alzheimer’s patients

or we’re going to be. Some of us recognize that word. Some of us don’t. So I’ll provide Mark’s… Continue reading

BACK WHEN: Chick’s Marina, other businesses remembered

THE FEBRUARY PICTURE of the past received many responses last month. Most of the comments were about Chick’s Marina, which was 127 W. First St.… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Garden chores are arriving in full force

TIME JUST KEEPS growing on. It is already March 4, or day four of mid-late winter. Spring is a mere 16 days away, and your… Continue reading