BIRD WATCH: Watch for more signs of spring

WHEN LONGING FOR spring and warmer weather, I watch for any sign that encourages me to believe things are improving. There’s no ignoring the birds… Continue reading

Home show to showcase variety of goods, services in Port Townsend

Electric cars, solar power and home automation are some of the technologies that will be on display at the 2018 Port Townsend… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Where is the holiness in today’s culture?

“YOU SHALL BE holy, for I, the Lord your God, am holy” (Leviticus 19:2). This powerful portion of the Holiness Code in the Torah is… Continue reading

Museum preview, contra dance among Peninsula activities

A museum preview, a talk on the “Soul of an Octopus” and a contra dance are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula.… Continue reading

HELP LINE: A reader shares experience with long-term care

RECENTLY, I SPENT a couple of weeks retelling the abbreviated story of my mother’s (and my) journey into and through long-term care. The point of… Continue reading

PENINSULA KITCHEN: Leeks, a mild onion relative, are great to have around

ON FEB. 17, I walked into TAFY (The Answer for Youth) to begin my weekly shift as garden grunt at their Sprouting Hope Greenhouse and… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Farrier workshops share information, give support

“AS IRON SHARPENS iron, so one man sharpens another” is a Bible proverb that emphasizes how working together is mutually beneficial. Such is the reasoning… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Pied-billed grebes are small masters of camouflage

THE NEAREST LAKE or pond usually offers the opportunity to see a common bird, but a secretive one. Pied-billed grebes are among the smallest members… Continue reading

Geological hot spots, dances, book discussions on Peninsula

A lecture on geological hot spots, dances and book discussions are lined up for the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also is available on the interactive… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Say ‘Here I am’ to God

AT ONE POINT, many years ago, my wife and I had five teenagers living under our roof. Honestly, the memories are a blur. We ate… Continue reading

Journalism, multimedia scholarships available

Students with a passion for storytelling who are interested in writing, photography and design are encouraged to apply now for the College’s… Continue reading

Community Organic Gardens of Sequim celebrates a decade

The Community Organic Gardens of Sequim organization is celebrating a decade of growing flowers, produce and long-lasting friendships. The organization and its members… Continue reading

Mason bees are topic at next Green Thumb series presentation

WSU Clallam County Master Gardener Bev Hetrick will talk about the role native mason bees play in diversifying the pollinator pool for… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Gray of winter great time to think of color

COOL. COLD. DAMP. Normal. Ah yes, things do seem to be evening out to the expected. February has actually returned. It was great to walk… Continue reading

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

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

BIRD WATCH: Bird houses need to be repaired now

VALENTINE’S DAY WAS like a newspaper deadline date. There might be a few chocolates left in the heart-shaped boxes and flower bouquets still look lovely,… Continue reading

HELP LINE: The 2018 Medicare costs are now available

ONE OF THE more annoying things about Medicare (Well, OK, I know, but …) is that we tend to get dribs and drabs of information… Continue reading

Auction fundraiser to support Kids Fishing Day

The Puget Sound Anglers-North Olympic Peninsula Chapter will host the annual Kids Fishing Day fundraiser at Sunland Golf and Country Club on Saturday.… Continue reading

Coronation, ag roundtable, Dragon Dance planned on Peninsula

A festival royalty coronation, a roundtable on agriculture and the Year of the Dog Dragon Dance and Parade are among the upcoming activities on the… Continue reading