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Computer basics classes offered

The Jefferson County Library will present “Computer Basics: Fixing Typos” at 11 a.m. Tuesday. The free class is in the Brinnon Community… Continue reading

 

A GROWING CONCERN: Getting to the root of pruning

SINCE JANUARY IS almost over, and it starts the year off with that extra 31st day, how about I sneak in one more “extra” article… Continue reading

 

Photo by Sherry Baysinger

Cutline:  Larry Baysinger dismounts his horse Scout to clear fallen tree branches off a trail in Mt. Mueller. Davidson, his mules, is fitted with a pack saddle designed to carry his chainsaw on top, an axe (the yellow axe handle is seen sticking out of the pack box) and other tools, and even two small chairs he and his wife to sit on when taking a break.

HORSEPLAY: The keepers of Mt. Mueller

THE “KEEPERS OF Mt. Mueller,” is how I refer to Larry and Sherry Baysinger. For more than 30 years, the two avid horsemen have viewed… Continue reading

 

Pictured in the front row, from left to right, are Vance Smith, John Wylie, John Braasch, Gary Zambor, Pete Waldrip, Bob Caruthers, William Smith and Bob Wheeler. 

In the back row, from left to right: Arnie Finley, Winston Cardinez, Bob Jackson, William Schult, Michael Dew, Paul Carmean and Mike Sutherland. 

Sadie is in the foreground.

Masonic officers announced

The Port Angeles Masonic Lodge #69 has elected new officers for 2023. Pictured in the front row, left to right, are Vance Smith, John Wylie,… Continue reading

Pictured in the front row, from left to right, are Vance Smith, John Wylie, John Braasch, Gary Zambor, Pete Waldrip, Bob Caruthers, William Smith and Bob Wheeler. 

In the back row, from left to right: Arnie Finley, Winston Cardinez, Bob Jackson, William Schult, Michael Dew, Paul Carmean and Mike Sutherland. 

Sadie is in the foreground.
At the Nest in Uptown Port Townsend on Wednesday are, from left, lead coffee companion Karley Caseber, program manager Dana Marklund and OWL 360 Executive Director Kelli Parcher. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/For Peninsula Daily News)

OWL360’s Nest connects teens to resources

Proceeds from cafe fund youth services

At the Nest in Uptown Port Townsend on Wednesday are, from left, lead coffee companion Karley Caseber, program manager Dana Marklund and OWL 360 Executive Director Kelli Parcher. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/For Peninsula Daily News)

Mental health classes offered

The National Alliance On Mental Illness Jefferson County will conduct the 8-week Family-To-Family program from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays from… Continue reading

Woodworking contest set Saturday

Port Angeles High School will host a cabinetmaking contest from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. The Skills USA Olympic Regional contest… Continue reading

Computer basics class offered twice this week

The Jefferson County Library will present “Computer Basics: Mouse Pointer Shapes” at 11 a.m. Tuesday. The free class is in the Brinnon… Continue reading

Port Angeles Symphony soloist wins international prize

Ceremony to be held in Poland about a month after PA performance

  • Jan 24, 2023
  • By Diane Urbani de la Paz For Peninsula Daily News
  • Clallam County

A GROWING CONCERN: Don’t get snippy about pruning trees

TODAY, WE ARE going to wrap up our short course on pruning. I am always worried about people having just enough knowledge to kill their… Continue reading

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A new bronze plaque recreates Arnold Friberg’s “The Prayer at Valley Forge” outside George Washington Inn. Co-owner Dan Abbott said he commissioned it from Minnesota artist Ross Pollard.

George Washington Inn adds bronze ‘Prayer at Valley Forge’

An iconic piece of art is now a permanent fixture at George Washington Inn and Washington Lavender Farm. Co-owner Dan Abbott recently placed… Continue reading

Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group

A new bronze plaque recreates Arnold Friberg’s “The Prayer at Valley Forge” outside George Washington Inn. Co-owner Dan Abbott said he commissioned it from Minnesota artist Ross Pollard.
Dr. Molly Parker,Chief Medical Officer of Population Health at Jefferson Healthcare

University women meet Saturday

Dr. Molly Parker will address a meeting of the Port Townsend branch of the American Association of University Women at 10 a.m.… Continue reading

Dr. Molly Parker,Chief Medical Officer of Population Health at Jefferson Healthcare
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Volunteers sought for Dungeness tree planting

The North Olympic Salmon Coalition and the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe are seeking volunteers to help plant native trees along a new side channel on the… Continue reading

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Joseph Bednarik will be the guest speaker at Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship.

Bednarik will present ‘SWOTing Our Religion’ at service

Joseph Bednarik will present “SWOTing Our Religion” at 11 a.m. Sunday. Bednarik will be the guest speaker at Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship;… Continue reading

Joseph Bednarik will be the guest speaker at Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship.

ISSUES OF FAITH: What’s the difference between a church and a temple?

ONE OF THE distinctive faith traditions of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are temples. Many have asked me what the difference is… Continue reading

Nutrition classes slated Sunday

There will be a free nutrition class, “Eat More, Feel Great, Lose Weight” at 3 p.m. Sunday. The class is in the… Continue reading

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith

Service set for Unity in Port Townsend

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith will present “The Christ Within” at 11 a.m. Sunday Douglas-Smith is the pastor at Unity in Port Townsend,… Continue reading

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith
The Rev. Larry Schellink will present “The End of Seeking” at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Schellink is the guest speaker at Unity in the Olympics, 2917 E. Myrtle Ave.

Weekend program scheduled for Unity in the Olympics

The Rev. Larry Schellink will present “The End of Seeking” at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Schellink is the guest speaker at Unity in… Continue reading

The Rev. Larry Schellink will present “The End of Seeking” at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Schellink is the guest speaker at Unity in the Olympics, 2917 E. Myrtle Ave.

Freemasonry class scheduled

Port Angeles Lodge No. 69 will host “Introduction to Freemasonry” from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday. The free informational seminar is… Continue reading

Photo by Karen Griffiths

Cutline:  The Steffen family with their BLM mustangs from left: Glamour (4), Sierra Steffen, Freesta (4), Stardust (5), Marisa Steffen, Tahani (5), Lucy (2), Eliza Steffen and mom Erica Steffen with Big Guy (1). The girls are taking part in a 100-day training competition with some of the mustangs, and at the end will show their new skills at the Teens and Oregon Mustang Showdown, held during the Northwest Horse Expo in Albany, Oregon March 24-26. On the evening 26th the mustangs in the competition will be auctioned off.

HORSEPLAY: The Steffen family is all in for the mustangs

WILD MUSTANGS! WHAT comes to mind when you read those words? Perhaps pictures or movies of them rearing up and fighting hard not to be… Continue reading

Photo by Karen Griffiths

Cutline:  The Steffen family with their BLM mustangs from left: Glamour (4), Sierra Steffen, Freesta (4), Stardust (5), Marisa Steffen, Tahani (5), Lucy (2), Eliza Steffen and mom Erica Steffen with Big Guy (1). The girls are taking part in a 100-day training competition with some of the mustangs, and at the end will show their new skills at the Teens and Oregon Mustang Showdown, held during the Northwest Horse Expo in Albany, Oregon March 24-26. On the evening 26th the mustangs in the competition will be auctioned off.