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

Milestone: Bloodworks NW nets 28 units at Unity of Effort

Bloodworks Northwest collected 28 units during its blood drive — and registered 18 first-time donors — at the Unity of Effort earlier this… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Making the most of summer’s last lazy days

ANOTHER GORGEOUS AUGUST week here in Camelot, I mean, the Olympic Peninsula. And since the best days of summer are upon us, let’s follow last… Continue reading

HELP LINE: A reader shares her tale of being ‘scammed’

I OFTEN GO on about scams. In my opinion, what follows in an email from a local lady was not a scam, but it is… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Local equestrian’s second mystery novel coming soon

A DEAD BLOW hammer leaves little to no mark on the surface it strikes. That’s the tag line to Sequim author and competitive endurance rider… Continue reading

THE COOKING HOBBYIST: When life gives you lemons, make lemon bars

AUGUST IS A difficult month. I don’t know why, but this seems to be true every year. This August is proving to follow the same… Continue reading