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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

 

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

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.

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.

Intentional aging class online

North Olympic Library System’s Intentional Aging discussion group will meet at 11 a.m. Tuesday. The online meeting will stream on Zoom. Katherine… Continue reading

Photo by Karen Griffiths
As OPEN enters its 16th year, the local horse rescue organization is reaching out to the public to ask for more donations, because for the first time, the 2022-year end finances showed a deficient. Co-founder Diane Royall, left, with horse trainer (and her daughter) Kate Tibbits, board member Glenda Cable and Co-founder Valerie Jackson stand in front of OPEN’s used tack shop at 251 Roupe Road in Sequim. Open by appointment only, all proceeds go to help horses in. For an appointment or other inquiries call and leave a message, including your name and phone number, at 360-207-1688.

HORSEPLAY: Olympic Peninsula Equine Network looks for support

BY NOW OLYMPIC Peninsula Equine Network, or OPEN, runs like a well-oiled machine. But even a well-oiled machine needs more new oil to keep it… Continue reading

Photo by Karen Griffiths
As OPEN enters its 16th year, the local horse rescue organization is reaching out to the public to ask for more donations, because for the first time, the 2022-year end finances showed a deficient. Co-founder Diane Royall, left, with horse trainer (and her daughter) Kate Tibbits, board member Glenda Cable and Co-founder Valerie Jackson stand in front of OPEN’s used tack shop at 251 Roupe Road in Sequim. Open by appointment only, all proceeds go to help horses in. For an appointment or other inquiries call and leave a message, including your name and phone number, at 360-207-1688.

A GROWING CONCERN: For perfect pruning, cut wisely and confidently

GO HAWKS! AND as an NFL co-owner of the Green Bay Packers, it almost kills me to say that! But, as I mentioned last week;… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Finding the balance of honesty and courage in our lives, leaders

PROVERBS 4:13 TEACHES “Hold fast to mussar and do not let it go.” The Jewish study of mussar is the spiritual practice of balancing ethical… Continue reading