ISSUES OF FAITH: Always keep God close

WE ENTER A time of transitions for many people. The memory of dropping kids off at school, at universities, at places across the country are… Continue reading

Master gardener to tell about growing blueberries

Master Gardener Jeanette Stehr-Green will talk about growing blueberries in the Pacific Northwest from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday. The free lecture… Continue reading

More than 950 local students receive supplies at back-to-school event

The Port Angeles School District hosted a Back to School event at Jefferson Elementary School on Aug. 7. The annual event provided… Continue reading

Survivor tells of cancer in ‘Stages:’ New playwright sets Sequim play for January

A Sequim man has written a play about fighting cancer and will produce it at Olympic Theatre Arts. For Max Bidasha, dealing with… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Gardeners have a September to-do list

IT’S September! There’s no time today for idle chat, so fill up that cup, sit down and get ready to plan because… Continue reading

BACK WHEN: Goodbye to the old, hello to the new

I WENT FOR a stroll downtown two weeks ago to have one last close up look at the D.W. Morse Building, known to most as… Continue reading

HELP LINE: It’s never too late to celebrate fathers

I didn’t know that, but it’s put me in mind of Father’s Day. I have… Continue reading

Historical society to sell fixtures, books

The Clallam County Historical Society/North Olympic History Center is selling fixtures it no longer needs as well as some vintage books Saturday.… Continue reading

Open house set Sept. 6 to celebrate church’s 125th year

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church will hold an open house to celebrate its 125th anniversary from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Sept.… Continue reading

Hot cars, hot planes and hot food coming up

Hot Thunder Nite in Forks, the Sekiu Fly-In and a community barbecue in Port Townsend are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula.… Continue reading

FAITH BRIEFS: Unity guest speaker set for weekend … and other items

The Rev. Bill Evans will present “The TRUE Secret” at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Evans will be the guest speaker at Unity in… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Do something for your country — pray

“DO SOMETHING! DO something!” Such was the cry of several protesters following the recent mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso. They wanted more than… Continue reading

BACK WHEN: Local history contest encourages youth interest in the past

OUR PAST AFFECTS our present and future. Though we feel the influence, we often don’t see the connections. The Hands on History Contest, sponsored by… Continue reading

BACK WHEN: Marking the life of an area mother

TAKING A STROLL around a cemetery can give you a quiet time for reflection and thought. Turn off the cellphone; reception is kind of dead… Continue reading

BACK WHEN: A new columnist takes the reins

EDITOR’S NOTE: Alice Alexander has retired from writing the Back When Clallam County history column. Taking over her role is John McNutt, president of the… Continue reading

Open auditions set for OTA’s mystery dinner theatre production

Auditions for Olympic Theatre Arts’ first “whodunnit” dinner theater fundraiser, called “Vintage Murder,” are set for 2 p.m. Sept. 7 and 6:30 p.m.… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Thirteen ways your garden can’t lose

WELL, CAN YOU believe next Sunday is the beginning of September? You’ve probably already noticed many of your plants getting past their peak or “giving… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Sometimes a chance is all you need to help

“PRIDE COMETH BEFORE a fall,” we’ve been told. Well, nothing can hurt your pride (and other relevant body parts) like falling over, but, no, I’m… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: A moral obligation to confront the hate we see

The Eleven Stages of Dismantling White Supremacy (written with white people in mind) The headlines… Continue reading

Christmas Chorus seeking singers

The Sequim Community Christmas Chorus will present its 35th season of sacred Christmas music in three concerts later this year and organizers are… Continue reading