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

Tickets on sale for Port Angeles Elks scholarship fundraiser Oct. 13

Tickets are on sale now for the Naval Elks Denim & Diamonds fundraiser to be held from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.… Continue reading

PHOTO: Feting 20 years of river education

The Dungeness River Festival celebrated its 20th anniversary this past weekend in Sequim. During the event, hosted by the Dungeness River Audubon Center, dozens of… Continue reading

PHOTO: Bless the Beasts and Children fun run kicks off in Port Townsend

About 75 people and pets start out on the first Bless the Beasts and Children fun run Sunday at Sunrise Coffee in the Port Townsend… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Propagation a winter science project

WITH JACK FROST just around the corner, get ready to take cuttings or simply watch as your plants perish from the chill. Propagation is a… Continue reading

Four Clallam County Master Gardeners earn Golden Trowel awards

These green thumbs are now golden. Representatives of the Clallam County Master Gardener Foundation presented Golden Trowel Awards to Beanie Gersbach, Gretchen Glenny,… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: The bustle of fall arrives

“Where have the birds gone?” That’s a question heard multiple times in recent months. The easiest answer was to blame our hot, dry summer. Recent… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Try to understand more

AS MANY OF you know, I write about mom a lot. I do that because it’s often “mom” we’re talking about. She’s the caregiver or… Continue reading