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Green Thumb Lecture series to focus on bee habitat

Cathy Lucero will present “Bee Spaces — Hidden in Plain Sight” at noon Thursday. The free lecture is part of the Green… Continue reading

 

Port Townsend novelist JoAnne Tompkins, at home with her schnauzer Oscar, has released her debut, “What Comes After,” to glowing reviews across the nation. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Port Townsend novelist draws critical acclaim

Author’s background as a mediator helps characters’ ‘psyches’

 

Jefferson County high school senior Emily Kilgore, on Antonio, is the first in the area to qualify to compete at the Interscholastic Equestrian Association’s National Dressage Finals this coming weekend in Texas. To up the competitive skill needed, riders compete on unfamiliar horses whose names they’ve drawn from a hat. (Karen Griffiths/for Peninsula Daily News)

HORSEPLAY: Jefferson senior goes to Interscholastic Equestrian Association finals in her first season

AT HER INTERSCHOLASTIC Equestrian Association’s (IEA) regional competition in April, Jefferson County equestrian Emily Kilgore placed first in both her classes, racking up the points… Continue reading

Jefferson County high school senior Emily Kilgore, on Antonio, is the first in the area to qualify to compete at the Interscholastic Equestrian Association’s National Dressage Finals this coming weekend in Texas. To up the competitive skill needed, riders compete on unfamiliar horses whose names they’ve drawn from a hat. (Karen Griffiths/for Peninsula Daily News)
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A GROWING CONCERN: A task list for your baskets

the bounty of the basket! We have all seen them by… Continue reading

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People gather on Hollywood Beach in Port Angeles for Thursdays Natiional Day of Prayer -- a nationwide event where people are asked "to turn to God in prayer and meditation." The observance is held on the first Thursday of May, designated by the United States Congress. About 50 people took part in the Port Angeles event, serving both Clallam and Jefferson counties.

Day of prayer observed at Hollywood Beach in Port Angeles

a nationwide event where people are asked “to turn to… Continue reading

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People gather on Hollywood Beach in Port Angeles for Thursdays Natiional Day of Prayer -- a nationwide event where people are asked "to turn to God in prayer and meditation." The observance is held on the first Thursday of May, designated by the United States Congress. About 50 people took part in the Port Angeles event, serving both Clallam and Jefferson counties.

ISSUES OF FAITH: ‘Love thy neighbor’ a call to action

The central tenet for Jewish behavior is the commandment to “Love your neighbor as yourself” found in the portion K’doshim (Leviticus 19:1-20:27). This portion is… Continue reading

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Unity speaker set for Sunday

Terry Barrett will present “Honoring Our Mothers” at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Barrett will be the guest speaker at Unity in the Olympics,… Continue reading

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First Friday lecture to stream online

Pete Langley will present “Metalwork with The Port Townsend Foundry” at 7 p.m. Friday. The virtual tour, part of the First Friday… Continue reading

Friends of the Sequim Library book sale offered

The Friends of the Sequim Library will conduct a book sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The sale is at the… Continue reading

Healthy bones workshop set Saturday

Jefferson Healthcare and the Madrona MindBody Institute will sponsor the third Healthy Bones workshop Saturday from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday.… Continue reading

Community Wellness Project board member Shelby Smith checks on the rosemary in Chimacum School’s pizza garden while a team of Jefferson County Master Gardeners — from left, Candice Gohn, Susan Sparks and Honey Niemann — explore the rest of the project Monday evening. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Chimacum students learn to grow their food

Community project focuses on cycle of farm to table

Community Wellness Project board member Shelby Smith checks on the rosemary in Chimacum School’s pizza garden while a team of Jefferson County Master Gardeners — from left, Candice Gohn, Susan Sparks and Honey Niemann — explore the rest of the project Monday evening. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Day of prayer scheduled for Thursday

There will be an observance of National Day of Prayer at noon Thursday. The public, non-denominational gathering is slated for Hollywood Beach… Continue reading

Jennifer Knight, youth services librarian at the Port Angeles Library, looks over a selection of books featured in Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Jennifer Knight, youth services librarian at the Port Angeles Library, looks over a selection of books featured in Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Lois Crisler in 1949. (Ernest Kassowitz)

BACK WHEN: Crisler captured wilderness, wildlife in writing and on film

CHANGES OCCUR IN our society over time. They can be thrust upon us due to a tragedy. We recently observed Earth Day, one of those… Continue reading

Lois Crisler in 1949. (Ernest Kassowitz)

McDermott to be guest on panel for Womxn’s Yakfest

Local author Kate McDermott will be a guest panelist on Womxn’s YakFest at 5:26 p.m. Monday. To register for the online discussion,… Continue reading

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Sequim’s ‘George Washington’ selected for Independence Day event

Vern Frykholm has appeared throughout the Puget Sound region as George Washington, portraying the first president in parades, at schools, for local festivals,… Continue reading

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Albert Haller Foundation gives scholarships to local graduating seniors

The scholarship committee of the Albert Haller Foundation has selected 13 graduating high school seniors to receive scholarships. Committee members on April 14 agreed to… Continue reading

Spark joy, receive a project grant

Giving circle has $12K up for grabs