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Soroptimist International of Sequim scholarships available

Soroptimist International of Sequim is accepting applications for its Continuing Education Scholarship. The organization plans to award two scholarships for the 2022-2023 school… Continue reading

Emmett Stratford, 8, of Port Angeles creates a gigantic soap bubble as one of the children’s activities at Summertide Solstice Festival on Saturday at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Summerfest celebrates longest day of year

Printmaking, scavenger hunt part of event

Emmett Stratford, 8, of Port Angeles creates a gigantic soap bubble as one of the children’s activities at Summertide Solstice Festival on Saturday at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

A GROWING CONCERN: Cut flowers like a pro

Last week, we learned about pinching and deadheading as a means to create far more flower for a greater duration. So what could one do… Continue reading

  • Jun 18, 2022
  • By Andrew May For Peninsula Daily News
Ezra Kikue Cook earned best of show for his photograph “Waking Up.”

High School Art Exhibition winners named

The Pirate Union Building Gallery of Art has announced the winners of its 2022 Olympic Peninsula High School Art Exhibition. Ezra Kikue… Continue reading

Ezra Kikue Cook earned best of show for his photograph “Waking Up.”

Lectures on crabs scheduled in-person and online this week

The Port Townsend Marine Science Center and Jefferson County Marine Resources Committee will co-sponsor lectures on crabs during the upcoming week. • The… Continue reading

Reading party slated for summer program

The North Olympic Library System will host launch parties for the Summer Reading Program next week. The theme for this year’s program… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: 8 keys to a happy old age

Who among us doesn’t dread the thought of getting older? We are afraid of dying badly—in pain, alone, unloved, or suffering from dementia. These fears… Continue reading

  • Jun 17, 2022
  • By Kate Lore For Peninsula Daily News
Christine Loewe, executive director of the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, makes flower crowns with Theo Miller in this file photo. The annual celebration will be on Saturday.

Outdoor art festival to celebrate Summer Solstice

Live music, art stations at Webster’s Woods

Christine Loewe, executive director of the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, makes flower crowns with Theo Miller in this file photo. The annual celebration will be on Saturday.
The Rev. Geoff Rimositis

OUUF speaker scheduled Sunday

The Rev. Geoff Rimositis will present “Our Wild and Precious Lives” at 11 a.m. Sunday. Rimositis will be the guest speaker at… Continue reading

The Rev. Geoff Rimositis
Karen Teig for Master Gardener Foundation
A scene from one of the gardens on the Petals and Pathways Garden Tour is pictured here.
Karen Teig for Master Gardener Foundation
A scene from one of the gardens on the Petals and Pathways Garden Tour is pictured here.

Strait Turners plan meeting Saturday

Strait Turners, a local woodturners group, will meet at noon Saturday on Zoom. Alan Stratton will demonstrate how to turn something with a… Continue reading

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith.

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith will present “Divine Fatherhood (Father’s Day)” at Unity in Port Townsend

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith will present “Divine Fatherhood (Father’s Day)” at 11 a.m. Sunday The service is at Unity in Port Townsend,… Continue reading

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith.
The Rev. Larry Schellink will present “I of the Storm #6: Nonresistance”” at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Schellink is the pastor at Unity in the Olympics, 2917 E. Myrtle Ave.

Weekend program scheduled for Unity in the Olympics

The Rev. Larry Schellink will present “I of the Storm #6: Nonresistance” at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Schellink is the pastor at Unity… Continue reading

The Rev. Larry Schellink will present “I of the Storm #6: Nonresistance”” at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Schellink is the pastor at Unity in the Olympics, 2917 E. Myrtle Ave.
Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News
U.S. Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Shane Thompson, accompanied by his son, Malachi Thompson, 10, a member Junior American Citizens, carries a used flag for inceneration on Tuesday at the Northwest Veterans Service Center in Port Angeles on Flag Day. Overseeing the burning were Ginny Sturgeon, left, and Jan Urfer, right, members of the Michael Trebert chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, which co-hosted the event with the Clallam County Veterans Association. Eleven used cotton flags were burned during Tuesday's Flag Retirement Ceremony.

Flag retirement ceremony held

U.S. Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Shane Thompson, accompanied by his son, Malachi Thompson, 10, a member of Junior American Citizens, carries a retiring flag… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News
U.S. Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Shane Thompson, accompanied by his son, Malachi Thompson, 10, a member Junior American Citizens, carries a used flag for inceneration on Tuesday at the Northwest Veterans Service Center in Port Angeles on Flag Day. Overseeing the burning were Ginny Sturgeon, left, and Jan Urfer, right, members of the Michael Trebert chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, which co-hosted the event with the Clallam County Veterans Association. Eleven used cotton flags were burned during Tuesday's Flag Retirement Ceremony.

Annual shearing seeks volunteers

Olympic Peninsula Alpaca Llama Rescue will conduct its fourth alpaca and llama shearing from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from… Continue reading

Jeanette Stehr-Green

Berry growth lecture planned for Saturday

Jeanette Stehr-Green will present “Growing Raspberries and Blackberries in the Home Garden” at 10:30 a.m. Saturday. The lecture is part of the Clallam… Continue reading

Jeanette Stehr-Green

Port Angeles book sale scheduled

The Port Angeles Friends of the Library will host a Bag of Books sale from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday and… Continue reading

Sequim Sunrise Rotary raises $25k for Ukraine

Sequim Sunrise Rotary has raised $25,000 for ShelterBox relief in Ukraine. The club also raised more than $23,000 to support its local service… Continue reading

Friends of Port Townsend Library book and media sale Saturday

The Friends of the Port Townsend Library will host a book and media sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The… Continue reading

Pictured, from left to right are Sarah “Kat” Woodward, Stephanie McFadden, John James, Carlyne Littlejohn, Erica Rudesill, Stephanie Sullivan and Tyrone Beatty

Healthy Families donation in Clallam County

1st Security Bank recently donated $2,500 to Healthy Families of Clallam County. Healthy Families assists victims of domestic violence or sexual assault to rebuild their… Continue reading

Pictured, from left to right are Sarah “Kat” Woodward, Stephanie McFadden, John James, Carlyne Littlejohn, Erica Rudesill, Stephanie Sullivan and Tyrone Beatty