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Yom Kippur services offered in Port Angeles

The Olympic B’nai Shalom congregation will celebrate Yom Kippur this week. Services will be conducted outside the Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1033… Continue reading

Klallam ethnography topic of online program

David Brownell will present “Klallam Ethnography”: S’Klallam Interviews with Erna Gunther” at 3 p.m. Thursday. The free, online presentation is sponsored by the… Continue reading

Jody Moss of Congregation Olympic B'nai Shalom blows the Shofar to usher in the Jewish New Year at sunrise Tuesday on City Pier in Port Angeles. (Paul Gottlieb/Peninsula Daily News)

Looking forward in Port Angeles

Jody Moss of Congregation Olympic B’nai Shalom blows the Shofar to usher in the Jewish New Year at sunrise Tuesday on City Pier in Port… Continue reading

Jody Moss of Congregation Olympic B'nai Shalom blows the Shofar to usher in the Jewish New Year at sunrise Tuesday on City Pier in Port Angeles. (Paul Gottlieb/Peninsula Daily News)
Jamie Haney helps her fourth-grader Elise prepare for the first day of school Tuesday morning at Salish Coast Elementary in Port Townsend. The school has 408 students enrolled in kindergarten through fifth grade; 21 were absent Tuesday, principal Lisa Condran noted. "We are very successfully running outdoor breakfast and lunch to keep our students safe, so we are excited about that," she added. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

School starts at Salish Coast Elementary

Jamie Haney, above, helps her fourth-grader, Elise, prepare for the first day of school Tuesday morning at Salish Coast Elementary in Port Townsend. The school… Continue reading

Jamie Haney helps her fourth-grader Elise prepare for the first day of school Tuesday morning at Salish Coast Elementary in Port Townsend. The school has 408 students enrolled in kindergarten through fifth grade; 21 were absent Tuesday, principal Lisa Condran noted. "We are very successfully running outdoor breakfast and lunch to keep our students safe, so we are excited about that," she added. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Yacht club speaker set today

David Richardson and John Johnson will address a meeting of the Sequim Bay Yacht Club at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. The presentation is in… Continue reading

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Green Thumbs series to consider composting in time of climate change

Al Cairo, who built a Johnson-Su Bioreactor along with help from like-minded Master Gardeners in 2018 and 2019 at the Woodcock Demonstration… Continue reading

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Felicidad Garcia, left, marries Dese’rae L. Stage in one of the joyful moments in “The S Word,” the Port Townsend Film Festival Pic available for free streaming throughout this week. (Photo courtesy of “The S Word”)

Film focuses on survival through connection

Show delves into importance of talking, listening

Felicidad Garcia, left, marries Dese’rae L. Stage in one of the joyful moments in “The S Word,” the Port Townsend Film Festival Pic available for free streaming throughout this week. (Photo courtesy of “The S Word”)

A GROWING CONCERN: Compost: Not just a load of rubbish

I PROMISED THIS year to offer more columns on green, eco-friendly gardening, so here is another, as we are now just 15 days away from… Continue reading

The Winona at Ocean Station NAN in November 1969.

BACK WHEN: Keeping Coast Guard stories alive

WE ALL HAVE memories and stories from our lives. Family, work and friends all build into our personal stories. Part of the purpose of my… Continue reading

The Winona at Ocean Station NAN in November 1969.
Outdoor storytimes are planned through Oct. 30. Photo courtesy of North Olympic Library System

Peninsula libraries host outdoor storytimes through Oct. 30

The North Olympic Library System offers Rain or Shine! Outdoor Storytime events for children and their caregivers, set through Oct. 30 at Sequim and Port… Continue reading

Outdoor storytimes are planned through Oct. 30. Photo courtesy of North Olympic Library System

Rosh HaShanah service moves indoors, changes time

The Olympic B’nai Shalom congregation will celebrate Erev Rosh HaShanah at 6:30 p.m. Monday. The service will be conducted outside the Olympic… Continue reading

Tech Tuesday class goes online

The Jefferson County Library will host Tech Tuesday from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday. The free class will stream on the… Continue reading

Sequim artists Lynne Armstrong, left, and Mary Franchini will collaborate on a piece of art during the 2021 ARTjam event, held in parallel with Sequim’s ARTfusion event on Sunday and Monday. Submitted photo

Two events planned Sunday, Monday

“Mary and I cannot be more different; that’s why this is interesting,” Lynne Armstrong said, considering the possibilities of the collaborative painting she… Continue reading

Sequim artists Lynne Armstrong, left, and Mary Franchini will collaborate on a piece of art during the 2021 ARTjam event, held in parallel with Sequim’s ARTfusion event on Sunday and Monday. Submitted photo

ISSUES OF FAITH: What is faith?

This column is titled, “Issues of Faith,” but what is faith? Faith can be defined as hope for things that are not seen but which… Continue reading

Kathleen Krecklow sits under an umbrella as she converses with Jo Ehly on the shore of Dungeness Bay at Dungeness Landing County Park on Wednesday. The women, both of Sequim, were sharing the morning with other friends in a weekly gathering. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

A sunny disposition at Dungeness Bay

Kathleen Krecklow sits under an umbrella as she converses with Jo Ehly on the shore of Dungeness Bay at Dungeness Landing County Park on Wednesday.… Continue reading

Kathleen Krecklow sits under an umbrella as she converses with Jo Ehly on the shore of Dungeness Bay at Dungeness Landing County Park on Wednesday. The women, both of Sequim, were sharing the morning with other friends in a weekly gathering. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
It was the first day of school for First graders in Mrs. Johnson classroom at Hamilton Elem in PA. Just over 20 students were greeted by the teacher and all wore masks and sat upwards of six feet apart.

Colorful start to school year in Port Angeles

Dave Logan For Peninsula Daily News It was the first day of school for first-graders in Mrs. Johnson’s classroom at Hamilton Elementary in Port Angeles.… Continue reading

It was the first day of school for First graders in Mrs. Johnson classroom at Hamilton Elem in PA. Just over 20 students were greeted by the teacher and all wore masks and sat upwards of six feet apart.

Day of remembrance set in Port Angeles

The Respect Life committee of Queen of Angeles Church will observe the National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children at 1 p.m.… Continue reading

GriefShare classes offered to community

Independent Bible Church will host GriefShare at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 9. The scripture-based seminars will be conducted at the church, 116… Continue reading

Rosh HaShanah services offered in Port Angeles

The Olympic B’nai Shalom congregation will celebrate Rosh HaShanah this week. Erev Rosh HaShanah service will be at 7:15 p.m. on Monday… Continue reading