Battle of Books, ice cream social, book readings on Peninsula

Battle of the Books, an ice cream social and book readings are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also is available… Continue reading


ISSUES OF FAITH: Short answers to frequent Judaism questions

EVERY YEAR, FOR the past 30 years, as part of their World Religions unit, I have spoken to the seniors at Port Angeles High School… Continue reading


PAHS, community boosts Barnett family

It was an evening of creativity, care and community support as Port Angeles High School students, friends and family came out for… Continue reading


Tickets on sale now for Camp Beausite dinner-auction fundraiser

Tickets are available now for the fourth-annual Kiwanis Spring Dinner & Auction, benefiting Camp Beausite NW. The deadline for buying tickets is… Continue reading

PHOTO: Finding a little gem at annual Rock, Gem & Jewelry show in Port Angeles

Grace Kendall of Port Angeles, left, takes a cellphone photo of her son, Max, 12, as he wears a chain maille head covering created by… Continue reading

Libraries hosting CreativiTea garden crafts workshops

The North Olympic Library System will host two CreativiTea garden crafts workshops in March. The first workshop will be at 6 p.m., today at the… Continue reading

PHOTO: Volunteers tackle ivy in downtown Port Angeles

Volunteers wrangled ivy as part of a work party to remove English ivy on Saturday around the zig-zag pedestrian ramp at Oak Street in downtown… Continue reading

HELP LINE: There are tips and tricks to avoid falls

I’M STILL IN shock. I’ve heard from several different people in several different places who are actually planning ahead. Specifically, they plan to “age in… Continue reading

FAITH BRIEFS: Unity guest speaker set for weekend … and other items

The Rev. Eva McGinnis will present “Joy of Spring” at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. McGinnis will be the guest speaker at Unity in… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Humility, humbleness are the path to inner peace

A LONG TIME ago in a galaxy far, far away (cue the “Star Wars” music) I worked with juvenile felons at a place called Echo… Continue reading

Opioids play, pinewood derby among Peninsula activities

A play about opioids, a pinewood derby and several concerts are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also is available on… Continue reading

PHOTO: A shining moment in the sun on the North Olympic Peninsula

Kirk Peterson of Port Angeles, center, holds the hand of his great-granddaughter, Ella Holland, 2½, as his granddaughter, Sheena Peterson of Port Angeles, right, takes… Continue reading

Master Gardener to discuss cultivating culinary herbs

WSU Master Gardener Sally Tysver will share tips for bringing 12 fresh culinary herbs from the garden to the kitchen at the… Continue reading

Mountain biker to tell of ‘the ultimate single track experience’

Traveler’s Journal gathering slated for Thursday in Sequim

A GROWING CONCERN: Preaching the holey garden gospel

bare root items, transplanting, dividing and new purchases.… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Medicare offers checklist for hospitalizations

IF YOU’RE HAVING to go to the hospital for something, what’s the first thing on your mind? Right. Getting through/surviving/recovering from whatever it is that’s… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Trail work crews rely on volunteers

ISN’T IT NICE to see the sun shining again after our recent deluge of snow? Here in the lower elevations of Sequim the sun’s been… Continue reading

THE COOKING HOBBYIST: A lobster tail tale

COOKING WITH MY sister is one of my favorite things to do. She doesn’t usually help all that much, but she almost always controls the… Continue reading

Pinewood derby for adults, book sale on Peninsula calendar

A pinewood derby, a book sale and a birders’ gathering are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also is available on… Continue reading

A half century of art: OPAA artists inspire each other

Olympic Peninsula Art Association celebrates five decades as an organization this year. The nonprofit organization includes about 90 members and artists of all… Continue reading