Spaghetti dinner, drag racing among upcoming Peninsula attractions

A spaghetti dinner, drag racing in Forks and pancakes in Joyce are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also is available… Continue reading


2018 Battle of the Books gets underway in October

Battle of the Books, a year-long collaborative project between the North Olympic Library System and schools from across Clallam County, kicks off this October. All… Continue reading


A GROWING CONCERN: Kale, kale, the gang’s all here

SINCE FALL WILL arrive on the Peninsula this coming Saturday at 6:54 p.m., its warm and earthy tones are now starting to appear in your… Continue reading


African Children’s Choir to sing in Port Angeles, Sequim

The young vocalists are making their way across the West Coast, singing for a better life for themselves and their fellow Ugandans thousands of miles… Continue reading

BACK WHEN: Grant Street School, built for Port Townsend, no longer exists

GRANT STREET GRADE School has disappeared. The 61-year-old building was demolished soon after its last students were dismissed for summer vacation last June. Its former… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Liven up a long drive with birding

A LONG DRIVE awaits you if Spokane is your destination. Many travelers look upon this adventure as long and boring torture. I never have. Think… Continue reading

HELP LINE: What to expect with the new Medicare cards

WE’VE BEEN HERE before, but I see that with the growing level of noise about new Medicare cards there is also a growing level of… Continue reading

Hospice fundraiser slated for Saturday on Sequim Bay

The Reach and Row for Hospice, the Sequim Bay Yacht Club’s annual fundraiser for Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County, has added rowing races,… Continue reading

Christian writers set inaugural monthly meeting

Olympic Peninsula Christian Writers will host the group’s inaugural monthly meeting Thursday. The group will meet from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: A good word for an anxious heart

I OFTEN HAVE a yellow highlighter in my hand when I read. Sometimes I use it. But sometimes the indwelling Holy Spirit highlights things as… Continue reading

New pastor takes pulpit this Sunday

The First Presbyterian Church of Port Angeles has called a new pastor. It is the Rev. Dr. Matt Paul, 52, who most recently pastored in… Continue reading

Rock opera, quilts, grape stomping offered on Peninsula

An environmental rock opera, quilts and a grape-stomping competition are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also is available on the… Continue reading

Sand sculptor Kali Bradford brings artwork to fundraiser

World-renowned sand sculptor Kali Bradford plans to create a special piece for the Reach and Row for Hospice and Waterfront Day event set… Continue reading

Sequim actress to present ‘Lillian Carter Story’

“The Lillian Carter Story: More than a President’s Mother” stars Sequim resident Carol Swarbrick Dries in a single performance Saturday. The 7… Continue reading

PHOTO: Heralding the Jewish New Year

a ram’s horn — at a Monday morning sunrise service at Port Angeles City… Continue reading

PHOTO: Rock on at Port Angeles gem show

Ten-year-old Dublin Burk, accompanied by his stepfather, Colin Leahy of Port Angeles, makes a purchase from Corinne Woods of P & D Agate Tacoma on… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Cruise mode for end of summer

deadheading, pinching, leaf-stripping and cultivating, because next… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Now is the time to look for migrating bird visits

THERE WAS NO doubt about it. One of the first fall migrants to visit the yard was a young one. The Hutton’s vireo looked like… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Not knowing is worse than knowing a diagnosis

LAST WEEK, BECAUSE the conversation about Alzheimer’s came up (because I brought it up), we started working through the “10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s,” courtesy… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Local farm owners now offer trailrides, lessons

I WAS SO excited when I read the classified ad stating the owners of Blue Meadow Farm were offering guided trail rides on their rental… Continue reading