PHOTOS: A day of play brings out Port Angeles families

Kidsfest 2019 event, hosted by the Port Angeles Kiwanis Club and Lutheran Community Services NW, featured a variety of activities and resources for parents and… Continue reading

Sequim’s Phoenix Riders claim Book Wars title

The Phoenix Riders were up for this reading challenge. A team of four Sequim Middle School students emerged as the top team in the North… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Stepping towards spring

This month is known for coming in like either a lion or lamb, then exiting as the opposite. But to me, March is always like… Continue reading

BACK WHEN: The Van Ness Resort has been through changes

ONCE AGAIN NO one responded to the February picture from the past. It was the Van Ness Resort on Marine Drive in Sequim and the… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Don’t panic if you don’t have new Medicare card yet

WHEN YOUR NEW Medicare card hadn’t shown up by Thanksgiving, you thought, “Oh, well … I have other things to be thankful for. Santa will… Continue reading

Annual Barn Dance set for March

Five Acre School offers a full day of entertainment for children and adults at its 11th annual Beat the Blues Barn Dance on… Continue reading

History Tales to feature ‘The lost canoe’

Priscilla Hudson, historian of the Sequim Prairie Garden Club, will talk about “The Lost Canoe” at the Clallam County Historical Society’s History… Continue reading

Home Show, climate change, alpacas featured on Peninsula

The Jefferson County Home Builders Association’s 2019 Home Show, a climate change talk and a flea market featuring alpacas are among the upcoming activities on… Continue reading

Speaker series ‘Edge of the Sea’ talk reset for Thursday

Ian Miller, coastal hazard specialist with the Washington Sea Grant, will present “The Edge of the Sea: Scales of Change on Olympic… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Taking a bus trip around the world

WHO SAYS YOU can’t believe in dragons? Well, our bus full of Olympic gardeners does. An utterly magnificent carved “driftwood dragon” was the unanimous choice… Continue reading

HELP LINE: To receive help, you need to know where to look

MANY OF YOU who have paid any attention to these columns at all for the past 950 or more weeks are painfully aware that I’ve… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Preparation is key to surviving snow storms

SO, HOW DID all you horse owners out there weather what many have termed “snowmageddon?” While not nearly as fearsome as the biblical reference found… Continue reading

PENINSULA KITCHEN: Enjoy what you have

BY THE TIME you read this, snowmaggedon might be a soggy memory, or perhaps a lingering pile of dirty driveway snow. That said, it has… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Truth is truth, guilt is guilt

JESUS SAID TO her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live, and everyone who… Continue reading

Quake preparedness, Book Wars, self-defense on Peninsula calendar

A quake preparedness lecture, a student Book Wars competition and a self-defense workshop are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also… Continue reading

Red Wine, Cider, Chocolate Tour offered on second weekend

The second weekend of the Olympic Peninsula Wineries’ 2019 Red Wine, Cider & Chocolate Tour is Saturday and Sunday. The self-guided tour of nine wineries… Continue reading

Peninsula libraries to host composter, recycler workshops

The North Olympic Library System will offer Master Composter/Recycler Workshops at the Sequim, Port Angeles and Forks libraries, with the first to be presented Tuesday.… Continue reading

PHOTO: ‘Sailing’ in the Port Townsend breeze

Jude Brown, 9, hoists the rigging as his twin brothers, Lucas and Nathan, 3, all from Seattle, steer the ship at the Northwest Maritime Center… Continue reading

Composite image selected for Sequim Lavender Festival

‘For My Hat’ to be featured on T-shirts, brochures

A GROWING CONCERN: See Gardens of the World all in one place

AFTER THIS WEEK of snow, more snow, then slush along with more snow, I am sure you are ready for a break. I have just… Continue reading