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

Pancakes, Port Angeles and Poppins on the week’s menu

A program about Port Angeles, a fire department breakfast and a children’s “Mary Poppins Jr.” production are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: New miniature horse helps build child’s confidence

I’M HEARING THE sound of little hoof beats scurrying about the yard these days, and loving it. It’s with great joy that I announce the… Continue reading

PENINSULA KITCHEN: Choose My Plate plan provides healthful meal

FORGIVE ME WHILE I geek out a little about nutrition. Remember the old USDA Food Pyramid? With grains comprising the largest bottom layer, then fruits… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Tricks of the gardening trade for late spring

MAY JUST KEEPS rolling on with Memorial Day and the unofficial start of summer happening this weekend. With barbecues being cleaned, the boat and kayaks… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Spring brings about a welcome greeting

A MORNING GREETING, especially an unexpected one, can get your day off to a good start. Penny dog always starts our morning off with wiggles,… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Help is available to kin raising others’ children

IF YOU, OR someone you care about, is raising some other relative’s child (or children), this could do you some serious good. We all know… Continue reading

Sheep shearing, student dramas set this week

A Shepherds’ Festival in Sequim, student productions at Peninsula College and a car show in Blyn are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic… Continue reading

Author group seeks submissions for second anthology

The Olympic Peninsula Authors have plans for a second anthology of prose and poetry, with the goal of increasing awareness of talented local… Continue reading

Fourth Friday Readings to feature award-winning local poets

Sequim’s Fourth Friday Readings tonight will feature the North Olympic Peninsula’s Judith R. Duncan and John Victor Anderson. The free readings will begin… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: The knowledge of death and the awakening to love

MEMORIAL DAY HAD its origin May 30, 1868, when Gen. John A. Logan, commander-in-chief of the Grand Army of the Republic, honored the Civil War… Continue reading

OTA Children’s Theatre group sets ‘Starchild Academy’ tours

The Olympic Theatre Arts Children’s Theatre Program, Starchild Academy of Stagecraft & Wizardry — an original, interactive theatrical experience that pulls back the… Continue reading

Toastmasters ‘Speech Marathon’ includes district champions

Sequim’s Toastmasters club presents a “Speech Marathon” from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the conference room at the Sequim Library, 630… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: The sounds of spring provide backyard bliss

THIS IS THE time of the year when those words from a song in “Oklahoma” come to mind: “Spring is busting out all over.” You… Continue reading