Opinion

WEST END NEIGHBOR: Trail warriors leave no trace

THERE WAS NERVOUS scuffling of horse feet as Larry Baysinger gently wiped…

 

PAT NEAL: The best available science for extinction

IT WAS ANOTHER tough week in the news for the endangered species…

 

DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: To open the mind, close the eyes … and point

JANE JULIAN THOUGHT maybe she should apologize. Many of her choices for…

 

PAT NEAL: Tourist questions asked by real tourists

THIS MUST BE one of the busiest tourist seasons ever. It had…

WEST END NEIGHBOR: Keeping it simple and cool on the West End

A YOUNG BLACK dog named Poncho was lying in the shade created…

PAT NEAL: Don’t cry over spilled salmon

THERE’S AN OLD saying around here that good fences make good neighbors…

PAT NEAL: The Big One between Thunderbird, nemesis

AS AMBASSADORS OF the tourist industry, it is often our duty to…

LETTER: Recent writer takes for granted the freedom jet noise symbolizes

This letter is in response to the August 17 letter to Peninsula…

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PAT NEAL: Could learn a thing or two from black bears

SOMEONE RECENTLY ASKED me: How can I protect my children from the…

DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: Journey into your personal province

THERE IS THIS place, this miracle, some call “the zone.” Step in…

WEST END NEIGHBOR: Highway stands sprout with essentials, more

I WILL NEVER forget the time we were camping on the south…

PAT NEAL: Give Canada break on smokey air

IT WAS ANOTHER tough week in the news, when we learned the…

DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: New parents at ages 63 and 77

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story has been updated to correct the vows Jean…

PAT NEAL: Helping tourists enjoy their their stays

WITH SWARMS OF tourists assaulting the North Olympic Peninsula this summer, it…

PAT NEAL: Making the rain more palatable

THIS PAST WEEKEND saw a chain reaction of tragic events that might…

WEST END NEIGHBOR: Smile, you’re on candid game camera

EVERY NOW AND then, while walking in the wilderness of the West…

PAT NEAL: Summer bugs driving me batty

IT IS DAYLIGHT in the swamp. You notice a faint buzzing sound…

DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: More in common than different with these couples

AS I SET out to interview interracial spouses, I expected disheartening stories…

POINT OF VIEW: Staying strong during unsettled times

HAVING GROWN UP in Port Angeles, I’ve seen our community go through…

PAT NEAL: Question marks fill tourism’s legacy

IN MY JULY 5 column, we traced the history of tourists on…