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Northwest cherry crops facing disease and decreased harvest

Cherry industry officials in Oregon and Washington state estimate a tree infection has substantially depleted the fruit for this year’s harvest.… Continue reading

  • May 26, 2020

 

A GROWING CONCERN: Thirteen ways to summer garden bliss

YOUR “CORONA GARDENS,” yard, lawn and landscape should all be going gangbusters by now. Tomorrow we celebrate Memorial Day and pay homage. Hopefully the barbecue… Continue reading

 

HORSEPLAY: Keeping pests away from your horse

HAVE YOU HEARD this joke? When talking to a person who annoys you, just slap them on the shoulder and cry out, “Mosquito bite!” Admittedly,… Continue reading

 

Best updated automobiles for 2020

By Reese Counts | Edmunds via The Associated Press In every new vehicle’s lifespan between full redesigns, there is usually a refresh or what’s called… Continue reading

  • May 21, 2020

Sequim Botanical Garden boasts hundreds of irises

Hundreds of irises will be blooming over the next few weeks in the Sequim Botanical Garden at Carrie Blake Park. Peonies will come… Continue reading

Online church services on the Peninsula

PORT ANGELES • Independent Bible Church: 9 a.m. Sunday, a link to the church’s YouTube channel is on its website. For more information, call 360-452-3351… Continue reading

Memorial Day

In commemoration of the people who have died in service of the United States of America, we have a special Memorial Day section out now.… Continue reading

Celebrate Nurses

We have a Celebrate Nurses special section out now. Within this publication, you will find information on degrees that can help aspiring nurses, how communities… Continue reading

Port Angeles Farmers Market modifies operations

Amy Preusser of Agnew, right, receives a container of honey from Buddy Depew of Sequim Bee Farm at Saturday’s Port Angeles Farmers… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: ‘Get the dirt’ on dirt in your garden

THE WEATHER WAS so idealistic for Mother’s Day and the much-needed rain returned to boost the springtime growth of your yard and your “Corona Garden.”… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: No matter how lonely, humanity is never alone

“THEN THE LORD God said, ‘It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him’,” (Genesis… Continue reading

Irrigation Festival Grand Marshal marks festival with mini parade

A worldwide pandemic has interrupted Washington state’s longest-running community festival, but that didn’t stop its Grand Marshal from a bit of tongue-in-cheek pageantry… Continue reading

Wind and waves: Families take advantage of warm weekend weather

David Impastato and his wife, Kate Impastato, both of Seattle, hoist their children Mason, 1, left, and Anna Marie, 3, as an… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: High school equestrian championship dreams dashed

HAVE YOU HEARD the saying “Go big or go home?” I think all who participate on high school athletic teams dream of taking home the… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Container enthusiasm for flowers and vegetables

I AM SURE that everyone has noticed and greatly appreciated the glorious, sunny and warm (almost hot) conditions of the last few days. Thank you… Continue reading

Astronomers find the closest black hole to Earth yet

By Seth Borenstein | The Associated Press Meet your new but shy galactic neighbor: A black hole left over from the death of a fleeting… Continue reading

  • May 8, 2020

Big, bright and beautiful: Flower Moon is last supermoon of 2020

The May full moon, also called the Flower Moon, seems to rest upon a wisp of cloud as it rises above the North Olympic Peninsula… Continue reading

  • May 8, 2020

ISSUES OF FAITH: Finding kindness during the coronavirus crisis

“BLESSED ARE YOU, Eternal our God, Sovereign of the universe who has sanctified us through Your commandments, and commanded us to … .” This is… Continue reading