Drennan & Ford kicks off ninth ‘Operation Valentine’ program

Drennan & Ford Funeral Home and Crematory has started its ninth annual “Operation Valentine” collection program — a project encouraging students, teachers,… Continue reading

Blacklight dodgeball, deep sea geology, plays, dances lined up on Peninsula

Blacklight dodgeball, deep sea geology, and plays and dances are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also is available on the… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: All a part of the divine plan

IT IS A story that goes all the way back to the beginning of creation. Heard in the echoes of the inner chambers of God’s… Continue reading

PHOTO: Drilling in the basics at ROTC competition in Port Angeles

Members of the Port Angeles High School Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps perform in an armed drill for the judges during Saturday’s Northwest Drill… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Learning to prune with confidence

turning out in droves to prune away the lights at the Winter… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Tax-Aide volunteers preparing to provide help

PRESUMABLY, MOST OF us have the holidays behind us. OK, true, there might still be a few unidentified leftovers behind the milk and the unsolicited… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Now is the time to prepare for an emergency

WE LIVE IN an era when we are constantly told to be prepared in case of an earthquake or other natural disaster. Are you heeding… Continue reading

THE COOKING HOBBYIST: Always be sure you have a complete recipe

THIS IS MY 12th monthly cooking column. It’s hard to believe I’ve been doing this for about a year now. I thought now would be… Continue reading

Farming film, flannel dance and Spanish party set on Peninsula

A film on farming, a community flannel dance and a Spanish language party are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also… Continue reading

Sequim composer sees popularity grow in Japan thanks to figure skating phenom Rika Kihira

Thanks to a fiery fan base in Japan for figure skater Rika Kihira, Jennifer Thomas’ music is on the rise across the Pacific… Continue reading

Sequim’s ‘Whodunnit’ winner announced

Pamela Newman of Sequim was the winner of the “Whodunnit Downtown? — The Case of the Mistaken Tin Foil Hat” mystery contest during… Continue reading

Churches partner to bring ‘Perspectives’ course to Sequim

After a few years off, attendees of the “Perspectives on the World Christian Movement” course said it remains as pertinent to their beliefs… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: New year, new to do list

may all your gardens be weed-free and your flowers and bushes grow as fast as the horsetail. Here we go,… Continue reading

BACK WHEN: No comments received regarding Salad Bowl photo

THERE WERE NO responses to the December photo of the past which surprised me as I thought many would recognize The Salad Bowl lunch counter.… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: After 50 years Joan Carson bids farewell to column, readers

THIS IS A difficult column to write. Traditionally, one’s retirement is a reason to celebrate. I don’t really feel like celebrating, but maybe that will… Continue reading

HELP LINE: There are steps to making in-home care work

LET’S BEGIN TODAY by making what might or might not be an obvious observation: The vast majority of us will never see the inside of… Continue reading

Hula dancing, habits of cougars lecture among Peninsula offerings

Hula dancing, a Build-It program and a lecture on the habits of cougars are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Seeking to feed and shelter your soul

THIS CAT SHOWED up on our doorstep about a year ago. We seemed to have a lot of cats in our yard, as we have… Continue reading

PHOTO: End of the holiday season

Elijah Hammel of the Port Angeles Parks Department watches as the crown of the downtown Port Angeles Christmas tree falls to the ground after cutting… Continue reading

Walk in Port Townsend woods marks first day of the year for Native Plant Society

The Olympic Peninsula chapter of the Native Plant Society took a walk in the woods to celebrate the new year. “The group… Continue reading