BIRD WATCH: A fine, feathered intervention?

BEING INEBRIATED ISN’T a condition known only to humans. Several days ago, I returned home to find my yard pulsing with creatures acting as if… Continue reading

End of an era: Former students share memories as Sequim school comes down

As the Sequim Community School piece by piece is deconstructed, former Sequim students tell of fond memories of the building. Large portions of… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Part D open enrollment is upon us again

AS IS OFTEN the case in Western Washington, the whole is equal to the sum of its parts. In this case, the “whole” of Medicare… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Back Country Horsemen hope for new members

ONCE AGAIN BACK Country Horsemen Peninsula Chapter’s informational booth was at the Railroad Bridge Park earlier this month for its 20th Riverfest Celebration. The festival… Continue reading

THE COOKING HOBBYIST: Feeling crabby? Try this dip

along with a visit from my mother, who loves crab and thus attends the… Continue reading

Halloween costume design, Sasquatch headline week’s events

Halloween costume creation, a Sasquatch lecture and a cider fest are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also is available on… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: The sacred depths of nature

WIDE-OPEN SPACES fill my heart with a sense of awe. It can be a desert, a view from a mountaintop or the great ocean’s horizon.… Continue reading

OTA sets open auditions for ‘The Nutcracker Cracked Up’

Olympic Theatre Arts in Sequim will host auditions for an original take on the Nutcracker classic at 6 p.m. today and 2 p.m.… Continue reading

PHOTO: Taking a break

A great blue heron rests on an anchor buoy as a flock of geese paddle by Wednesday in Port Angeles Harbor.… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Summer brings autumn colors to your yard

I JUST RETURNED home from another fabulous trip to my family cottage in northern Wisconsin, right along the Michigan border. I love going to the… Continue reading

BACK WHEN: The Hut memories shared by readers

MANY READERS RECOGNIZED September’s picture from the past as The Hut that stood on Fourth and Lincoln streets in Port Angeles. It is sad to… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Song sparrows make their presence known through sound

SONG SPARROWS LIKE clean water. At least the one that came to bathe the other day was evidence of this. When I happened to glance… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Now is the time to become a Tax-Aide volunteer

YOU KNOW WHAT today is, right? Well, yes, it is Oct. 7 and it is the 280th day of 2018 (which means that it’s probably… Continue reading

An ‘Extravaganza’ set for annual fiber festival

Sequim’s annual interactive fiber arts event is back. The 13th annual North Olympic Fiber Arts Festival that features activities such as museum exhibitions,… Continue reading

Backyard Birding kicks off series this Saturday

The Backyard Birding series returns to Sequim at 10 a.m. Saturday with a program hosted at Dungeness River Audubon Center. The center is… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Do not lose your trust after being hurt

HOW MANY TIMES have you been burned by someone you cared about? How many times have you been let down, felt forgotten, betrayed or disappointed… Continue reading

Music Live starts new program starting Oct. 9

A popular music staple in Sequim starts next week with a new name, time and format at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. Music Live… Continue reading

Running Dead, biking team meetup, Sasquatch lecture coming up on Peninsula

A zombie-filled 5K, a mountain biking team meetup and a Sasquatch lecture are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also is… Continue reading

PHOTO: Preparing for crab fest

A crew from Bothel-based Grand Event Rentals works on assembling the main tent that will serve as the dining area for this weekend’s 17th annual… Continue reading

YMCA offers grant for youth leaders

The deadline for applications for YMCA Spirit of Team Watson Memorial Grant applications is 5 p.m. Friday. The Spirit of Team Award seeks to support… Continue reading