‘FDR’ is returning to the Olympic Peninsula

Scott Larsen is hoping the weather will be dry and sunny when he visits Port Angeles and the Olympic Peninsula on Sept. 30, unlike 80… Continue reading

Audubon group seeks volunteers for swan study

Once again, a group of citizen scientists are joining local and out-of-area birders to keep their eyes on returning swans. Since 2011, members… Continue reading

Concert to bolster funds for Sequim Food Bank’s holiday boxes

Composer Brenda Jennings will play her own arrangements of sacred music at a performance benefiting the Sequim Food Bank at 5 p.m. Sunday.… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: In light of tragedies, how should we respond?

WILDFIRES HAVE RECENTLY ravaged forests and property in the Pacific Northwest, including the Jolly Mountain fire near my hometown of Cle Elum. Hurricane Harvey collided… Continue reading

YMCA’s Exercise and Thrive open to cancer survivors

Area cancer survivors have access to a free strength-and-wellness program designed specifically for them thanks to a partnership between the Olympic Peninsula… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Prepare protections for plants before first frost

WITH ALL THE work I gave you the last two weeks, I am sure as you look across your garden and yard today (Day 9… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Predators provide glimpse of nature in the raw

STRANGE SOUNDS IN the walls or the attic are never good sounds, especially at this time of the year. When some rather muffled “thuds” were… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Help is available for caregivers

JUST TRUST ME on this for a minute and go along with it, OK? Let me ask you a question: Are you somebody who’s taking… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Thank volunteers for trail work

IT’S NO SECRET we live in one of the most beautiful places in the world. We have majestic mountains, rivers and oceans to look at… Continue reading

PENINSULA KITCHEN: A friend shares a muffin recipe

ALONG THE TRAIL between Obstruction Point and Deer Park, my friend Candace Kathol pulled out some muffins to share. Exercise, fresh air and beauty do… Continue reading

Hilary & Kate stop by Sequim to debut new album

Sequim residents can get their fix of gospel, folk and bluegrass with a concert featuring the… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: How to begin again through forgiveness

WHAT IS NEEDED to make a new beginning? We may be instructed by Judaism’s observance of the New Year, which began two days ago on… Continue reading

Music Live with Lunch returns to St. Luke’s this Tuesday

The long-running lunchtime music series Music Live with Lunch will return to St. Luke’s Episcopal Church… Continue reading

Sequim storytellers to spin tales at Story Swap

The first Story Swap of the new season is a mashup: part campfire tales and songs, part open mic. All of the… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Onward, gardening soldiers, as fall looms!

CAN YOU BELIEVE it’s officially autumn next week (Friday at 1:02 p.m. Pacific time)? With that said and with still weeks of great weather to… Continue reading

BACK WHEN: The Beechers continue life in Port Townsend

THE BEECHER FAMILY continued to live in their Walker Street home in Port Townsend for at least part of each year through about 1917. The… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Expecting the unexpected with our local visitors

THE SOUND IN the garden was as pleasant as 10 fingers scratching their nails on a chalkboard. It wasn’t being made by a human. After… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Seek information after dementia diagnosis

THIS IS ANOTHER column about dealing with dementia. I’m doing this because a lot of you seem to be doing that: dealing with dementia. And… Continue reading

Variety show debuts at Dungeness Schoolhouse

Sequim writers, musicians, actors and performers can showcase their talents once again with a new show… Continue reading