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A pair of wind surfers take advantage of the high winds and blast across Port Townsend Bay on Tuesday. Gale force winds created unsafe conditions so the 9:30 Port Townsend-Coupeville ferry run was canceled. Jefferson Public Utility District crews responded to several small outages throughout the day. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Windy day on the water

A pair of wind surfers take advantage of the high winds and blast across Port Townsend Bay on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020. Gale force winds… Continue reading

 

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30th annual Festival of Trees

Fundraiser set for Nov. 27-29

 

With Mount Rainier for a backdrop, Jason Warner, rowing, and his son, Jackson, from Bremerton, row to shore Sunday with empty crab pots following a weekend camping trip to Fort Worden State Park. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Weekend trip

With Mount Rainier for a backdrop, Jason Warner, rowing, and his son, Jackson, from Bremerton, row to shore Sunday with empty crab pots following a… Continue reading

 

A GROWING CONCERN: Ten garden picks for your holiday shopping list

THIS IS THANKSGIVING holiday season, but we are being asked to limit gatherings to keep each other safe. So, since we are going to be… Continue reading

Amputee Dana Lawson, left, celebrates arriving at Deer Lake after a 4-mile trail ride on narrow, steep and rocky terrain  aboard horses and mules with friends Sherry Baysinger, center, and Lindsay Leiendecker. (Larry Baysinger)

HORSEPLAY: Amputee provides inspiration, help

LOOKING FOR SOME inspiration, positive energy and respite from today’s pandemic-weary world? Dana Lawson is a one-legged horse rider, who, despite living with a painful… Continue reading

Amputee Dana Lawson, left, celebrates arriving at Deer Lake after a 4-mile trail ride on narrow, steep and rocky terrain  aboard horses and mules with friends Sherry Baysinger, center, and Lindsay Leiendecker. (Larry Baysinger)

Free lunch to be served curbside Tuesday

Just Soup is serving turkey soup and a Thanksgiving dessert from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. The free lunch will be… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: It’s OK to not be ‘fine’

“I’M FINE.” WE say it all the time. It’s short and sweet. But, often, it’s not true. And while everyone occasionally says they’re fine when… Continue reading

OMC Foundation amends annual fundraiser events

Olympic Medical Center Foundation has canceled two events scheduled for the annual Festival of Trees because of the recent rise in COVID-19… Continue reading

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A GROWING CONCERN: Black Friday holiday gifts for gardeners

I BELIEVE, NOW more than ever, we are looking forward to the holidays and assessing what this time of year means to not only ourselves,… Continue reading

Tambor docked at Coast Guard Air Station.   No identity for the men.   Source: Nancy VanSickle collection

BACK WHEN: They found a place to call home

Sailors return to Clallam County after their service

Tambor docked at Coast Guard Air Station.   No identity for the men.   Source: Nancy VanSickle collection

Expanded grab bags at NOLS

The North Olympic Library System has added DVDs and music CDs to its grab bag service. Patrons can request a grab bag… Continue reading

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Visitors to John Wayne Marina near Sequim walk under colorful foliage in a small park at the marina entrance on Wednesday.

Fall in full color

Visitors to John Wayne Marina near Sequim on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, walk under colorful foliage in a small park at the marina entrance.… Continue reading

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Visitors to John Wayne Marina near Sequim walk under colorful foliage in a small park at the marina entrance on Wednesday.

Galloway graduates with master’s degree

Andrea E. Galloway, of Port Angeles, recently graduated from Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan. Galloway earned a Master of Science.… Continue reading

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U.S. Navy veteran Lt. Cmdr Frank Hurlbut, 92, a resident of Sinclair Place assisted living community in Sequim, takes a teathered balloon ride with Capt. Crystal Stout of the Dream Catcher Balloon Program on Wednesday. Hurlbut, who as a Navy pilot during his time of service, was one a several Sinclair Place residents who were offered the opportunity to take short rides to enjoy the view.

Hot air balloon ride for local veteran

U.S. Navy veteran Lt. Cmdr. Frank Hurlbut, 92, takes a tethered balloon ride with Capt. Crystal Stout of the Dream Catcher Balloon Program on Veterans… Continue reading

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U.S. Navy veteran Lt. Cmdr Frank Hurlbut, 92, a resident of Sinclair Place assisted living community in Sequim, takes a teathered balloon ride with Capt. Crystal Stout of the Dream Catcher Balloon Program on Wednesday. Hurlbut, who as a Navy pilot during his time of service, was one a several Sinclair Place residents who were offered the opportunity to take short rides to enjoy the view.

ISSUES OF FAITH: In uncertain times, God remains steady

“Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul… Continue reading

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Larry Owen, 97, stands outside the St. Andrew's Place Assisted Living Community in Port Angeles on Friday.

B-17 crew chief recalls World War II

Specialist has family ties to Peninsula

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Larry Owen, 97, stands outside the St. Andrew's Place Assisted Living Community in Port Angeles on Friday.
Joe Holtrop, Clallam Conservation District Executive Director, provides information about landscaping with native plants on Nov. 12, part of the Green Thumbs Garden Tips education series. Submitted photo

Landscaping with native plants topic of lecture

Techniques for creating sustainable landscapes that thrive while requiring less maintenance, less water and contributing to the natural habitats of native fauna… Continue reading

Joe Holtrop, Clallam Conservation District Executive Director, provides information about landscaping with native plants on Nov. 12, part of the Green Thumbs Garden Tips education series. Submitted photo
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Sequim’s Manis mastodon figures in new research

Dates pushed back through study of fossil, blunt object

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COMING SOON: Rent or Mortgage for a Year Sweepstakes

Enter for your chance to win $15,000 starting Nov. 16!

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