PHOTO: Sunshine tunes played in Port Angeles

Sara Wilson, 13, of Port Angeles takes advantage of a sunny afternoon to play her violin on Port Angeles City Pier, much to the delight… Continue reading

Vern Frykholm, right, walks across the 2018 Colonial Festival portraying George Washington alongside Jane Ritchey, left, portraying Martha Washington. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

5th annual Northwest Colonial Festival brings more history

More reenactors joining to add more knowledge to event

Vern Frykholm, right, walks across the 2018 Colonial Festival portraying George Washington alongside Jane Ritchey, left, portraying Martha Washington. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

A GROWING CONCERN: ‘Drew the destroyer’ — a mouse tale of battle

SEVERAL PEOPLE HAVE been quizzing me about mice because this menace has descended on their gardens. With that being the case, let me tell you… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Catch up on this and that this week

OK, I GUESS it’s time to clean up my act (don’t say it) by cleaning out my miscellaneous file. Remember, miscellaneous does not mean unimportant.… Continue reading

Concerts, plant sales, hikes on Peninsula

Concerts, plant sales and hikes are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also is available on the interactive calendar at www.peninsula… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Being in the presence of beauty is akin to being near God

IF SOMEONE WERE to ask you what is the most beautiful place you’ve ever been or the most beautiful thing you’ve ever seen, what would… Continue reading

Manis Mastodon, Sequim’s major archaeological find, in focus with PBS affiliate

Sequim’s major archeological history got a focus from local PBS affiliate

PHOTO: Basking in the sun in Port Angeles Harbor

A herd of harbor seals rests in the sun in Port Angeles Harbor Sunday morning.… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Take life as a gift and grab it

WOW, I FEEL vaguely … deficient. There’s a new thing to be afraid of (well, new to me) and I’d completely missed the whole thing.… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Be cautious if you choose to trim hooves

“OH GEEZE! WHY are my leg muscles and hands so sore?” That’s what I asked myself the other night as I rose from my recliner.… Continue reading

Sequim woman a winner on ‘Price is Right’ twice

Conrad wins ping pong table, gives it to Boys & Girls Clubs

Elkins authors in Fourth Friday spotlight

Tonight’s Fourth Friday Readings will host Sequim authors Aaron and Charlotte Elkins as special guests. The evening will start at 6:15 in the… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Use averted vision to see what’s unseen

ON A WARM summer night, I sometimes enjoy lying on back on my freshly mowed lawn and gazing into the stars. There aren’t many street… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: The crazy cutback that isn’t so crazy

OH, THE WEATHER. If any of you thought I was perhaps losing my mind a couple of weeks ago when I strongly suggested it would… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Always remember that aging is an accomplishment

EVERY YEAR AT about this time, the U.S. Census Bureau, National Center for Health Statistics, the Bureau of Labor Statistics and probably several dozen other… Continue reading

Apollo 11 film, portable planetarium offered on Peninsula

A movie about Apollo 11, lunch with a Strait swimmer and a portable planetarium presentation are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula.… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: The spiritual benefits of ecotherapy

IN RECENT YEARS, Western researchers have become aware of a powerful new kind of therapy which might be as effective against depression as traditional psychotherapy… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Unity guest speaker set for weekend

The Rev. Donna Little will present “White Stone Ceremony” at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Little will be teaching at Unity in the Olympics,… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Everything is coming up roses

HAVING JUST FINISHED a magnificent, 36 cut-flower rose garden for clients, I realize that a rose by any other name …. would still require as… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Beware of scams in the mail

GREED IS AN amazing thing, but that isn’t news. Pretty much, it seems that if there’s a way to get blood out of a turnip,… Continue reading