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Sunrise service set for Port Angeles

Strait View Baptist Church will conduct an Easter sunrise service at 7 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. Scott Fennell will lead the service… Continue reading

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith.

Unity in Port Townsend planning for Sunday services

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith will present “Embodying Resurrection” at 11 a.m. Sunday. Douglas-Smith is the pastor at Unity in Port Townsend, 3918… Continue reading

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith.
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Jim’s Cares Monthly Charity named in Port Angeles

The Port Angeles Food Bank was the recipient of Jim’s Cares Monthly Charity at Jim’s Pharmacy in Port Angeles. The food bank collects and distributes… Continue reading

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“Sol Duc Solitude” by Kathie Cook of Sequim took first place in the PC Student Art & Digital Art division of the 2024 Tidepools Magazine contest. (Tidepools Magazine)

Tidepools Magazine announces contest winners

The 2024 Tidepools Magazine contest winners in the categories of art, photography, writing and music have been announced. Winners of the contest… Continue reading

“Sol Duc Solitude” by Kathie Cook of Sequim took first place in the PC Student Art & Digital Art division of the 2024 Tidepools Magazine contest. (Tidepools Magazine)
The Parking Lot Pipers, seen performing at the Sequim Lavender Weekend in 2023, are a modern trio keeping up a historically rich musical art form. (Emily Matthiessen/for Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Bagpipe tradition forms family on Peninsula

Parking Lot Pipers keep Great Highland music marching on

The Parking Lot Pipers, seen performing at the Sequim Lavender Weekend in 2023, are a modern trio keeping up a historically rich musical art form. (Emily Matthiessen/for Olympic Peninsula News Group)

A GROWING CONCERN: Learn your way around the cabbage patch

SINCE I STRAINED the limits last week trying to connect the madness of basketball in March to vegetable gardening, let me begin today by starting… Continue reading

Deb Pavlich-Boaz and her husband Tony Boaz say strangers stop to feed her horses and it’s endangering their health. They care for aging equines and others with special dietary needs at their home off Old Olympic Highway in Agnew. (Karen Griffiths/for Peninsula Daily News)

HORSEPLAY: Hey, don’t touch the hay. Don’t feed strangers’ horses

“ONE BAD APPLE don’t spoil the whole bunch girl!” Today’s column is about reminding folks NOT to feed a horse they don’t own. Apples are… Continue reading

Deb Pavlich-Boaz and her husband Tony Boaz say strangers stop to feed her horses and it’s endangering their health. They care for aging equines and others with special dietary needs at their home off Old Olympic Highway in Agnew. (Karen Griffiths/for Peninsula Daily News)

Easter programs slated at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church has announced its schedule of services for Easter week. All the services will be conducted in the church at… Continue reading

Easter services set for Trinity United Methodist

Trinity United Methodist Church has announced its schedule of services for Easter week. • Palm Sunday, procession of palms at 10 a.m. Sunday.… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Sow the seeds of faith in spring

IS IT TIME to plant sweet peas? I’m hoping so, because I just did! I have used March’s weather rollercoaster as an excuse to postpone… Continue reading

Vivian Matt's "The Emperor's Choice, the Peony" is among the paintings in Northwind Art's new installation at Jefferson Healthcare Hospital. (Vivian Matt)

New installation brings 40 paintings into Jefferson Healthcare hospital

“Street Music,” “Beach Walk” and “Sweet Cosmos Harmony” are among the titles of new artworks installed at Jefferson Healthcare hospital. Northwind Art,… Continue reading

Vivian Matt's "The Emperor's Choice, the Peony" is among the paintings in Northwind Art's new installation at Jefferson Healthcare Hospital. (Vivian Matt)

Sunday program set for OUUF

Joseph Bednarik will present “Figure Out Something” at 11 a.m. Sunday. Bednarik will be the guest speaker at Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship,… Continue reading

Unity in Olympics program scheduled

Stephen Plummer will present “to health and healing” and provide music at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Plummer is the guest speaker at Unity… Continue reading

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith.

Unity in Port Townsend planning for Sunday services

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith will present “Living Peace” at 11 a.m. Sunday. Douglas-Smith is the pastor at Unity in Port Townsend, 3918… Continue reading

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith.

STEAM night slated Wednesday

The STEAM Night Extravaganza is set for 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. The evening of exploration and discovery is at Chimacum… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: For March veggie madness, make Brassica the star of your team

SO NEXT SUNDAY, March Madness starts and that following Tuesday is the beginning of spring and the start of gardening for a lot of us.… Continue reading

Pancake breakfast set for Saturday

The Kiwanis Club of Port Angeles will host a St. Patrick’s Day pancake breakfast from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday. The… Continue reading

Mary Kniskern, Sonny’s Spaw and Self Wash owner, shares a moment with Casey, a Great Dane who was rescued after suffering a gunshot wound and the effects of severe hunger in February. (Welfare for Animals Guild)
Mary Kniskern, Sonny’s Spaw and Self Wash owner, shares a moment with Casey, a Great Dane who was rescued after suffering a gunshot wound and the effects of severe hunger in February. (Welfare for Animals Guild)

Community celebration of life Tuesday

Assured Hospice of Clallam and Jefferson County will sponsor a community celebration of life at 1 p.m. Tuesday. The non-denominational memorial service… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: A difference between knowing of and knowing

EASTER IS AROUND the corner, which means you can find those delicious Cadbury chocolate eggs at the store, and trees and flowers starting to bloom.… Continue reading