HELP LINE: Use Medicare to help you feel as good as you can

LAST MONTH, I went on about all the various deductibles, co-pays, etc. associated with Medicare Parts A and B in 2019. If you managed to… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Consider donating to OPEN to help equines in need

I COULDN’T DO it. I couldn’t continually take in unwanted, vulnerable and big sensitive-eyed horses while depending on donations to help feed and care for… Continue reading

THE COOKING HOBBYIST: Try new recipe for holiday desserts

I’M GOING TO try something new this year. For the first time since I began working for the Peninsula Daily News in August 2015, the… Continue reading

Nazarene Church portrays the Christmas story in Carlsborg

Sequim Valley Nazarene Church is bringing back its living nativity guided tour with live actors and animals to tell the Christmas story. Pastor… Continue reading

Art auction, “Spirit of the Yule,” holiday open houses featured on Peninsula

An art auction fundraiser, performances of “Spirit of the Yule” and holiday open houses and concerts are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Bring back the light within us all

THE DAYS HAVE been growing shorter, and even when the sun does shine, it generates so little heat it feels as if it has deserted… Continue reading

Tree lighting to begin December’s golden art walk in Sequim

Kicking off the First Friday Art Walk will be the Civic Center Tree Lighting Ceremony at 5 p.m. The holiday tree in the… Continue reading

PHOTO: Baskets sold to raise funds for Port Angeles library programs

Jan Wehner of Port Angeles looks over a selection of gift baskets Saturday at the Port Angeles branch of the North Olympic Library System. Baskets… Continue reading

PHOTO: Old silverware made new again at Port Angeles craft fair

Ford Caulkins, 20 months, is held by his mother, October Caulkins of Sequim, as he examines wind chimes made from old silverware at a vendor… Continue reading

PHOTOS: Holiday cheer in Port Townsend

Above, Santa stops to give a youngster a high five as he arrives in Port Townsend to turn on the lights on the community Christmas… Continue reading

PHOTO: Raising funds for children in Forks

Sarah Decker, Rod Fleck and Josh Goakey serve as auctioneers during the live auction portion of the 17th annual Cherish our Children fundraiser Friday night… Continue reading

PHOTOS: West End celebrates the holidays

Above, Santa rides on the West End Business & Professional Association’s train during the Twinkle Light Parade down Forks Avenue, en route to the Christmas… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Bringing the outdoors in for Christmas

WELCOME TO THE month of December. Yule tide greetings as we traverse the last trimester of autumn. So don’t despair, in only a few weeks… Continue reading

BACK WHEN: Skate rink photo makes memories roll

SEVERAL READERS RECOGNIZED the November picture from the past as the old Pavilion Skating Rink that was located on Front and Cherry streets where the… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Hummingbirds in December

THE TITLE OF a Faith Baldwin novel, “Roses in December,” made a lasting impression on me decades ago. I was very young. The time period… Continue reading

Famed journalist focus of Thursday talk in Forks

Associate professor of journalism Rich Riski will talk about Egbert “Edward” R. Murrow and his ties to the West End at the Forks… Continue reading

HELP LINE: ’Tis the season to beware scammers

IN CASE ANY of us are still uncertain, after the caloric overdose we characterize as Thanksgiving, the holiday season is upon us. Happily, this season… Continue reading

Santa, dancing and jazz set for coming week

Breakfast with Santa, a contra dance and a jazz concert are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also is available on… Continue reading

Sequim Robotics Federation hosts auction, luau Saturday

In the movie world, designers put a lot of time and money into designing and fabricating famous robots such as R2-D2, Wall-E and… Continue reading

2018 Winterfest raises $55K for Hurricane Ridge activities

With 350 people in attendance, the 2018 Winterfest gala raised more than $55,000 to promote all facets of winter recreational activities at… Continue reading