A GROWING CONCERN: Thyme to plant Mediterranean herbs

AS WE SEE an increase in COVID-19 cases coupled with the natural pandemic protocol procedures, everyone knew the Lavender Festival would be ultimately different this… Continue reading

Sequim nonprofit continues rummage sale fundraiser

With a building full of “unusual stuff,” staff and volunteers with Olympic Theatre Arts Center are looking to clear some space and raise… Continue reading

UPDATED: Sequim author, educator releases ‘A Work in Progress’

Months removed from that fateful fall all those months ago, Jon Eekhoff said he can walk and talk and smile, an outward show… Continue reading

Beachcombers wander Strait shore

Trudy Smith and her dog, Sweetpea, along with her sister, Ellen Jasmer, all of Port Angeles, comb the shoreline of the Elwha River near its… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Golden Rule a guide for behavior

WHEN RABBI HILLEL the Elder was asked somewhat sarcastically by a non-Jew to teach him the entire Torah while the man stood on one foot,… Continue reading

Buckhorn Wilderness peak offers panoramic vistas

Mount Townsend a popular hike this time of year

Comet NEOWISE lights up sky

The comet NEOWISE shines in the northeast sky over Port Townsend at 3:30 a.m. Tuesday morning. The comet, which was discovered in March 2020, is… Continue reading

  • Jul 14, 2020

Coffee at a distance

Better Living Through Coffee employee Stephanie Norman takes orders from customers outside in the cafe’s order tent recently. The Port Townsend cafe… Continue reading

Collaboration helps Purple Martins find homes

Newest project for four nest boxes completed in Port Angeles Harbor

Students of Distinction

Our 2020 North Olympic Peninsula Students of Distinction special section is out! Inside, you’ll find listings of scholarship winners from the Class of 2020, as… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Volunteers keep Olympic National Park trails maintained

ISN’T IT WONDERFUL to be able to explore our Olympic National Park trails again? As more trails open to the public, it’s good to remind… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: A gardening labor of love with roses

THIS YEAR HAS actually been wonderful for me because of the new horticultural experiences I have been afforded. Not only do I get to create… Continue reading

THE CONVERSATION: Monks have found strength in isolation

By Michael A. Vargas | The Conversation NEED A HABIT to get through trying times? Try solitude. Ever since the rainy season retreats of the… Continue reading

BACK WHEN: A local restaurant’s centennial

Dupuis celebrates 100 years of operation

Art in motion

JES Schumacher and her husband Jim celebrated the Fourth of July in a unique way by taking her son Kristian Brevik’s art piece out… Continue reading

93 birthday candles

Family and friends gather — and give an “air hug” — to Mary Andrew to celebrate her 93rd birthday at Sinclair Place in… Continue reading

Phosphorus, propagation topics at Green Thumbs presentations

The WSU Clallam County Master Gardeners’ Green Thumbs Garden Tips series will feature two presentations this month via Zoom. Attendees are asked… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: A vase full of advice for beautiful cut flowers

I now have a new garden duty that I really look forward to every Friday. I get to go out into the magnificent, mature perennial… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Be grounded in gratitude, compassion

“STOP WHINING AND feeling sorry for yourself,” we often hear people say. “Why don’t you just learn to count your blessings? You’d be so much… Continue reading

Pop-up concert

Marge Rosen, conductor for the Port Townsend Summer Band, plays a selection of Big Band music to a small crowd gathered at… Continue reading