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Keith Ross’ “The Rescue of Eddie & Elliott — A Bald Eaglet Adventure” recently won best “Gift” book and was a finalist in the “Children’s/Juvenile (non-fiction)” categories through the Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group’s 2024 Next Generation Indie Book Awards. (Keith Ross/Keith’s Frame of Mind)

Eagle rescue book wins indie publishing award

Sequim author-photographer looks to wider distribution

Keith Ross’ “The Rescue of Eddie & Elliott — A Bald Eaglet Adventure” recently won best “Gift” book and was a finalist in the “Children’s/Juvenile (non-fiction)” categories through the Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group’s 2024 Next Generation Indie Book Awards. (Keith Ross/Keith’s Frame of Mind)

A GROWING CONCERN: Cutting the American lawn down to size

IT’S TIME TO free ourselves from the grueling and extremely harmful task of upkeep necessary to perpetuate the “American lawn.” Let’s recall my strongly held… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Honoring parents a complicated command

FATHER’S DAY IS this Sunday. It will be the first Father’s Day since my dad died at nearly 98. He had been living with us… Continue reading

Unitarian speaker scheduled

Vivian Mulligan will present “Unitarian Universalists — Who Are We?” at 11 a.m. Sunday. Mulligan will be the guest speaker at Olympic… Continue reading

The Rev. Glenn Jones

Unity in Olympics program scheduled

The Rev. Glenn Jones will present “Celebrating the Papa Principle” at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Jones will be the guest speaker at Unity… Continue reading

The Rev. Glenn Jones
The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith.

Unity in Port Townsend planning for Sunday services

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

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith.
Daria Hunt of Beaver designed this year’s Summer Reading Challenge T-shirt. Participants can read for 30 days to earn a free shirt.

North Olympic Library System’s summer reading program begins Friday

The North Olympic Library System will begin its Summer Reading Program on Friday. This year’s theme is “Read, Renew, Repeat.” The annual… Continue reading

Daria Hunt of Beaver designed this year’s Summer Reading Challenge T-shirt. Participants can read for 30 days to earn a free shirt.
For her “Oceans” music video, Jennifer Thomas, her husband Will and son Preston set up a grand piano and light display at Bullman Beach in Sekiu. (Jennifer Thomas)

‘Oceans’ provides escape for Sequim composer

New album produced with orchestra at Abbey Road Studios

For her “Oceans” music video, Jennifer Thomas, her husband Will and son Preston set up a grand piano and light display at Bullman Beach in Sekiu. (Jennifer Thomas)
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Spectators watch as a parade of boats passes by at the start of the Pride event at Pope Marine Park in Port Townsend on Saturday.

Proud parade in Port Townsend

Spectators watch as a parade of boats passes by at the start of the Pride event at Pope Marine Park in Port Townsend on Saturday.… Continue reading

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Spectators watch as a parade of boats passes by at the start of the Pride event at Pope Marine Park in Port Townsend on Saturday.

A GROWING CONCERN: Don’t let insects bug you

DO INSECTS IN your yard and garden give you the creepy crawlies? If you thought insects really bugged you now, the ensuing information will get… Continue reading

Submitted photo

Photo: Bottom left to right, Coach Natalie Blankenship, Paige Reed, Libby  Swanberg, Joanna Seelye, Katelynn Middleton-Sharpe, Kennady Gilbertson, Coach Katie Newton. Top left to right, Taylor Lewis, Lily Meyer, Asha Swanberg, Sydney Hutton, Coach Ady Crosby and Coach Misty Gilbertson.

HORSEPLAY: WAHSET state finals

SEQUIM’S SMALL YET mighty equestrian team gave a dazzling display of finesse, power and speed at the Washington High School Equestrian Team state finals last… Continue reading

Submitted photo

Photo: Bottom left to right, Coach Natalie Blankenship, Paige Reed, Libby  Swanberg, Joanna Seelye, Katelynn Middleton-Sharpe, Kennady Gilbertson, Coach Katie Newton. Top left to right, Taylor Lewis, Lily Meyer, Asha Swanberg, Sydney Hutton, Coach Ady Crosby and Coach Misty Gilbertson.

ISSUES OF FAITH: Salty language can leave bad taste in mouth

A MEMORABLE SCENE in the iconic movie, “A Christmas Story,” is with Ralphi and the red bar of Lifebuoy soap, which his mom put in… Continue reading

The Rev. Cindy Akana

Program scheduled for OUUF on Sunday

The Rev. Cindy Akana will present “The Freedom of Reframing” at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Akana is the guest speaker at Unity in… Continue reading

The Rev. Cindy Akana

A GROWING CONCERN: Make thyme for Mediterranean herbs

AS WE MOVE into the very beginning of June, our gardens should be mostly planted and a few new areas may be desired or some… Continue reading

Headline from 1860s newspaper.

BACK WHEN: Olympic Peninsula history shows the danger of vigilantism

SOME PEOPLE ARE known by your local community to be the sources of recent crimes. What do you do? What would any reasonable community do?… Continue reading

Headline from 1860s newspaper.

Evensong service set for Sunday

Katy Taylor will provide music for an Evensong service from 4 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. Sunday. Due to a scheduling conflict, the… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Complicated relationship between Jews and Israel

“Praise God O Jerusalem, laud your God O Zion,” (Psalm 147:2–12). THE CONNECTION AND deep love Jews have for Israel is sometimes a very difficult… Continue reading

Unitarian speaker scheduled

Barry Andrews will present “To Save the World or Savor It” at 11 a.m. Sunday. Andrews will be the guest speaker at… Continue reading

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith.

Unity in Port Townsend planning for Sunday services

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith will present “Love is Sky Blue: Expressing” at 11 a.m. Sunday. Douglas-Smith is the pastor at Unity in… Continue reading

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith.
The Rev. Larry Schellink will present “The Changeful and the Changeless” at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Schellink is the guest speaker at Unity in the Olympics, 2917 E. Myrtle Ave.

Weekend program scheduled for Unity in the Olympics

The Rev. Larry Schellink will present “The Changeful and the Changeless” at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Schellink is the guest speaker at Unity… Continue reading

The Rev. Larry Schellink will present “The Changeful and the Changeless” at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Schellink is the guest speaker at Unity in the Olympics, 2917 E. Myrtle Ave.