Life

BIRD WATCH: October’s owls and hummingbirds out in proper form

There are 15 species on Washington’s bird checklist. That’s a lot of owls, more than enough to go around the entire state, and that’s just what they do.

HELP LINE: Mark Harvey tackles your questions

Reader-submitted questions about health insurance, dementia and Adult Family Homes are answered

HORSEPLAY: Gnats can cause horses health problems

Indy could have “sweet itch” — an allergic reaction to gnat bites — or something much worse.

PENINSULA KITCHEN: Feeling like you’re in a democracy pickle? Try canning foods

PENINSULA KITCHEN: Feeling like you’re in a democracy pickle? Try canning foods

Pickling foods can be transformative, just like the democratic process.

PENINSULA KITCHEN: Feeling like you’re in a democracy pickle? Try canning foods
Centrum to hold drawing for free workshop

Centrum to hold drawing for free workshop

Centrum will enter the first 300 people to complete 2017 registrations into a drawing for one free workshop in 2018.

Centrum to hold drawing for free workshop

Firemen’s fundraiser, Forks dinner and sailing this weekend

And other events and activities throughout the North Olympic Peninsula.

Grand Olympic Chorus invites community to ‘Slice of Harmony’ pie social

Grand Olympic Chorus invites community to ‘Slice of Harmony’ pie social

Chorus members will don aprons to serve pie and beverages, then perform.

Grand Olympic Chorus invites community to ‘Slice of Harmony’ pie social

ISSUES OF FAITH: Examine your life for some equilibrium

Take a step back and forward can change our perspective in meaningful ways.

Sea kayaker, author and adventurer to share experiences

Chris Duff will give two talks — one in Sequim, the second in Port Angeles — this weekend

Wild Birds to host Owloween Saturday in Gardiner

The store on U.S. Highway 101 will host birds of prey from Discovery Bay Wild Bird Rescue, including an owl named Gandalf.

Port Townsend museum debuts new literary exhibit

Port Townsend museum debuts new literary exhibit

The Jefferson Museum of Art & History will host an opening reception tonight for “Printed Word in Port Townsend: Literary Presses of the 1970s and ’80s.”

Port Townsend museum debuts new literary exhibit

Registration open for two Port Angeles Symphony Orchestra competitions

Entries are being accepted through Dec. 1 for the 2017 Young Artist and Junior Young Artist competitions.

BACK WHEN: The Pluts move to Port Townsend

BACK WHEN: The Pluts move to Port Townsend

Doctor Harry and Dorothy Plut closed their medical clinic in Port Ludlow and moved to Port Townsend in March 1936.

BACK WHEN: The Pluts move to Port Townsend

BIRD WATCH: Land of the raven in Navajo Country where four corners meet

Miles from nowhere, there is almost no visible life in Monument Valley except for one creature: a bird.

HELP LINE: Now is the time to apply to be a Tax-Aide volunteer

Tax-Aide volunteers must submit an applicaiton, study the material and attend two weekends of training.

A GROWING CONCERN: Go full-on fall foliage with these trees, bushes, grasses

The next eight weeks are the best time to plant shrubs and trees for either year-round or autumn glory.

Chief Justice Madsen to address women’s group

Chief Justice Madsen to address women’s group

AAUW to host court justice for talk on Saturday in Port Townsend

Chief Justice Madsen to address women’s group

ISSUES OF FAITH: Follow God’s way for ‘the truth and the life’

I see us drifting farther from the heart of God in pursuit of our own way — and I worry.

Pancakes, open houses and kids’ art on tap this weekend

Events and activities throughout the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend.