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A GROWING CONCERN: No shortcut for pruning

I’VE BEEN A pruning maniac this last 16 days! Taking full advantage of the “cold snap” has me almost caught up. But pruning is vital,… Continue reading

Laurie Davies 

This year’s Clallam County Fair royal court are, from left, Princess Aliya Gillett of Forks, Princess Tish Hamilton of Port Angeles, Queen Brooklyn McKnight of Port Angeles and Princess Olivia Ostlund of Sequim. The four were crowned Jan. 27 and will preside over the 2024 Clallam County Fair from Aug. 15-18. More than 150 people attended the coronation conducted at the Exposition Building at the Clallam County Fairgrounds. A silent auction raised more than $1,200 for scholarships.

Clallam County Fair Royalty crowned

This year’s Clallam County Fair royal court are, from left, Princess Aliya Gillett of Forks, Princess Tish Hamilton of Port Angeles, Queen Brooklyn McKnight of… Continue reading

Laurie Davies 

This year’s Clallam County Fair royal court are, from left, Princess Aliya Gillett of Forks, Princess Tish Hamilton of Port Angeles, Queen Brooklyn McKnight of Port Angeles and Princess Olivia Ostlund of Sequim. The four were crowned Jan. 27 and will preside over the 2024 Clallam County Fair from Aug. 15-18. More than 150 people attended the coronation conducted at the Exposition Building at the Clallam County Fairgrounds. A silent auction raised more than $1,200 for scholarships.

Evensong service slated for Sunday

Katy Taylor will provide music for an Evensong service from 4 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. Sunday. The contemplative Celtic Christian service is… Continue reading

The pattern of the Chartres labyrinth, used for meditative walking.

ISSUES OF FAITH: A game of pick-up sticks

“Ludic: of, relating to, or characterized by play: PLAYFUL” (Merriman Webster). “Pick-up sticks, pick-a-stick, jackstraws, jack straws, spillikins, spellicans, or fiddlesticks is a game of… Continue reading

The pattern of the Chartres labyrinth, used for meditative walking.

Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship speaker set

Jamal Rahman will present “Sufism and Practical Spirituality” at 11 a.m. Sunday. Rahman will be the guest speaker at Olympic Unitarian Universalist… Continue reading

The Rev. Asha Burson-Johnson.

Unity speaker set for Port Angeles

The Rev. Asha Burson-Johnson will present “Get Off the History Train” at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Burson-Johnson, a member of the Center for… Continue reading

The Rev. Asha Burson-Johnson.

End of life program scheduled

Volunteers from End of Life Washington will present “End of Life Ready” at 2 p.m. Friday. The free presentation is in the… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Warm up to garden tasks as weather improves

here at my house in Port Angeles. But… Continue reading

Photo submitted by Karen Griffiths
Melody Johnson with mini donkey Maximus

HORSEPLAY: The magical and musical world of training donkeys

WITH A FIRST name like Melody, it seems appropriate that Sequim’s self-proclaimed “Donkey whisperer” Melody Johnson has a mini-donkey who is a crooner. It’s true,… Continue reading

Photo submitted by Karen Griffiths
Melody Johnson with mini donkey Maximus

ISSUES OF FAITH: New ideas merit new techniques

WHAT? NOW THEY have a Lutheran Deacon who’s a local winemaker, too, writing a faith column? “They must be at the bottom of the proverbial… Continue reading

  • Jan 26, 2024
  • By Don Corson For Peninsula Daily News

Open house at Queen of Angeles School

Queen of Angeles School will host a community open house from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. The open house is in… Continue reading

Sunday program set for OUUF

Joseph Bednarik will present “Revenge” at 11 a.m. Sunday. Bednarik will be the guest speaker at Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1033 N.… Continue reading

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith.

Unity in Port Townsend planning for weekend services

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith will present “The Power of Soul and Presence” at 11 a.m. on Sunday. Douglas-Smith is the pastor at… Continue reading

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith.

Unity speaker set for weekend

M.E. Bartholomew will present “Radiate Acceptance” at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Bartholomew is the guest speaker at Unity in the Olympics, 2917 E.… Continue reading

Apply for county preservation grants

The Clallam County Heritage Advisory Board is accepting applications for historic preservation grants. According to state law, funds are collected to be… Continue reading

Photo.  Andrew May.   The snowdrops that where in bloom before our winter weather and artic blast are doing well as of Friday!  Only the snow gave them reason to claim their name as they dropped down somewhat due to its weight upon them.

A GROWING CONCERN: Don’t give snow the cold shoulder

AND JUST LIKE that, we are back to temperatures in the high 40s with no frost at night and going up to 50 degrees in… Continue reading

Photo.  Andrew May.   The snowdrops that where in bloom before our winter weather and artic blast are doing well as of Friday!  Only the snow gave them reason to claim their name as they dropped down somewhat due to its weight upon them.

Inspirational weekend set for Peninsula

Tickets are on sale for the Olympic Peninsula Women’s Fellowship’s Seventh Inspirational Weekend, which is set for Friday and Saturday, March 8-9. The… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Records of family a blessing

RECENTLY, A GOOGLE calendar notification reminded me that, on that day in 1994, I had first met my wife. It’s been 30 years. Incredible! You… Continue reading

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith.

Unity in Port Townsend planning for weekend services

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith will present “The Power of Intention and Prayer” at 11 a.m. on Sunday. Douglas-Smith is the pastor at… Continue reading

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith.
Bacon

Sequim’s Bacon opens Legislative session in song

Sequim resident Amanda Bacon performed the National Anthem to open the state legislative session in Olympia earlier this month. Bacon was nominated by… Continue reading

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