Firefighter receives new heart after years of giving to community

When there is an emergency, calling 9-1-1 is what we instinctively do. Within minutes, assistance is on its way to help, whether… Continue reading

Stamp club celebrates quarter-century on Saturday with free show

Sequim’s Judy Newblom’s love of lighthouses shined a light on a new hobby — stamps. While she’s lived in Sequim for seven years,… Continue reading

Book sales, ice cream social, night of bowling offered on Peninsula

Library book sales, an ice cream social and a free night of bowling are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: When confessing, put the apple down

WHEN I’M READING a book and discover a profound sentence or thought, I mark the page number and a word or two on the front… Continue reading

Actors to recreate colonial times, start of Revolutionary War at festival

The Northwest Colonial Festival returns for its fourth year beginning Thursday and continuing through Sunday. Volunteers show what life was like in colonial… Continue reading

BACK WHEN: Readers remember the good days at the Fairmount

THERE WAS A fairly large response to the June picture from the past as readers recognized Fairmount Drive-In at the corner of Euclid Avenue and… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Summer work pays in beautiful blooms

AS I NOW begin my third decade of gardening advice, information and anecdotes, let us all begin today by performing a few tasks that will… Continue reading

HELP LINE: What will happen ‘if Congress does not act’?

AS NEAR AS I can tell, without doing a lot of extensive research that I don’t have the time (or, frankly, the inclination) to do,… Continue reading

Dinosaurs, a hoedown and ‘timber tumble’ this week

A library “Dino Dig,” a hoedown in Forks and a “tumble” at Port Angeles’ Timber Town are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Primary wonder and this day in early August

“How could there be? And no end — how could there be? “The… Continue reading

PHOTO: Movie magic

Youngsters and adults watch a showing of the movie “Peter Rabbit” under a tent set up at Erickson Playfield in Port Angeles as part of… Continue reading

PHOTO: Art in the library

Members of the Tanner family of Port Angeles, from left, Griffin, 11, Heather Tanner and Marcus Tanner, examine a line of decorated art chairs that… Continue reading

PHOTO: Lazy, hazy days of summer

With several days of temperatures reaching 90 in the Forks-Beaver area many adults and children have taken to the Lake Pleasant County Park. Picnic-goers, swimmers,… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Birds are well aware of environmental changes

BIRDS ARE WELL aware of the changes that take place in their environment. They’re super-sensitive to what is happening or has happened on their home… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Shop around when looking for in-home care

NOW, WHERE DID we stop last week? Right: Go get last week’s column that you cut out and stuck on the fridge (it’s under the… Continue reading

Tickets available now for Hog Wild

Tickets are on sale now for Hog Wild — A Night of Games, Suds and Grub set at Harbinger Winery on Aug.… Continue reading

Second Art Blastapalooza set today in Port Angeles

The Port Angeles Library will take the quarterly Art Blast in a new direction for the second Art Blastapalooza today. The event… Continue reading

African dance, big band music and disaster training upcoming

African dance and music, a garage and plant sale spread over four areas, and disaster aid training are among the upcoming activities on the North… Continue reading

Master Gardeners offer guided walk with a focus on flowers

The Clallam County Master Gardeners are offering a guided tour of the Woodcock Demonstration Garden at 10 a.m. today. The tour will be… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Water, water, water is key

THINGS ARE DRYING out with our warm weather and summer breezes, which ideally suits some of the Mediterranean plants that like a drier climate, such… Continue reading