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The Port Angeles School District board of directors approved Julie Bryant as the new principal at Dry Creek Elementary School for the 2021-2022 school year.
The Port Angeles School District board of directors approved Julie Bryant as the new principal at Dry Creek Elementary School for the 2021-2022 school year.

Strait Turners to meet via Zoom

Strait Turners, a local woodturners group, will meet at noon Tuesday. The meeting will stream on Zoom. Richard Bumgarner will demonstrate how to… Continue reading

Jeanette Stehr-Green, left, and Judy English will present “Growing Vegetables and Fruits in Containers” at noon Thursday.

Container gardening topic of Green Thumb Tips lecture

Jeanette Stehr-Green and Judy English will present “Growing Vegetables and Fruits in Containers” at noon Thursday. The free lecture is part of… Continue reading

Jeanette Stehr-Green, left, and Judy English will present “Growing Vegetables and Fruits in Containers” at noon Thursday.

A GROWING CONCERN: Dandelions: Botanical marvel, garden scourge

HERE WE ARE, racing through the month of May. Next week is Memorial Day weekend. I have seen several postings these last two weeks about… Continue reading

Photo courtesy of Andrea Gold
In Port Townsend Sarah “Sally” Dean, seated, helps prepare Juelie Dalzell and her horse Jack to pull the cart Dalzell and her husband Jeff Chapman took this month for a 18-day, 240-mile journey on The Palouse to Cascades trail.

HORSEPLAY: Putting the horse before the cart

WHILE MY BACK cries out in pain at the thought of it, my spirit soars with envy hearing how Juelie Dalzell and husband Jeff Chapman… Continue reading

Photo courtesy of Andrea Gold
In Port Townsend Sarah “Sally” Dean, seated, helps prepare Juelie Dalzell and her horse Jack to pull the cart Dalzell and her husband Jeff Chapman took this month for a 18-day, 240-mile journey on The Palouse to Cascades trail.

Cake, coffee reception set Saturday

The Queen of Angels Conference of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul will celebrate 35 years of service to the community… Continue reading

Flea market scheduled for Saturday

The Fairview Grange will host an outdoor flea market from 9 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The fundraising sale is at the… Continue reading

Olympic Universalist Unitarian Fellowship friendship garden construction team; back row, from left to right: Kevin Duffy and Nancy Duffy, Phil Zenner and Tom Massey; front row, from left to right: Brian Berardo, Lou Foldoe and Rose Prestipino.

Friendship Garden ribbon cutting set Wednesday

Olympic Universalist Unitarian Fellowship will host a ribbon cutting ceremony for its Friendship Garden at 1 p.m. Wednesday. The garden, located at the fellowship, 1033… Continue reading

Olympic Universalist Unitarian Fellowship friendship garden construction team; back row, from left to right: Kevin Duffy and Nancy Duffy, Phil Zenner and Tom Massey; front row, from left to right: Brian Berardo, Lou Foldoe and Rose Prestipino.

Humanities speaker set for virtual lecture

Carlos Gil will present “From Mexican to Mexican-American: A Family Immigration Story” at 6 p.m. today; he will also present the lecture… Continue reading

Inaugural Rise Up festival plays at Sequim Airport Saturday

Free outdoor show features rap and hip-hop artists

ISSUES OF FAITH: Has life lost its ‘fizz’?

Is it hard to roll out of bed these days? Are you having trouble concentrating or accomplishing much of anything? Does it feel like you… Continue reading

  • May 21, 2021
Rev. Larry Schellink will present “Awakening, the Distanceless Journey” at Unity in the Olympics at 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

Unity speaker offers ‘journey’ during service

The Rev. Larry Schellink will present “Awakening, the Distanceless Journey” at Unity in the Olympics at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Schellink will be… Continue reading

Rev. Larry Schellink will present “Awakening, the Distanceless Journey” at Unity in the Olympics at 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

Wigger inducted into honor society

The Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society has inducted Lena Wigger of Port Angeles. Wigger was inducted at the University of California-Davis… Continue reading

Author Corky Parker of Port Townsend gives a reading at the Ajax Cafe of her new book, “La Finca: Love, Loss and Laundry on a Tiny Puerto Rican Island.” (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Graphic memoir recalls joy and struggle

Author purchased inn on remote Puerto Rico island

Author Corky Parker of Port Townsend gives a reading at the Ajax Cafe of her new book, “La Finca: Love, Loss and Laundry on a Tiny Puerto Rican Island.” (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Shore Aquatic Center to hold community yard sale

The Shore Aquatic Center will host a community yard sale from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The sale will be conducted… Continue reading

LeeAnn Nolan said her wisteria, nicknamed Medusa, has become an attraction for people with many stopping by to snap photos while it’s in bloom. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

‘Medusa’ the Sequim wisteria in full bloom along Old Olympic Highway

Owner says plant attracts visitors who often take pictures

LeeAnn Nolan said her wisteria, nicknamed Medusa, has become an attraction for people with many stopping by to snap photos while it’s in bloom. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Home, auto maintenance subject of first ‘Empower Yourself’ lecture

Michael Bucierka will present “Home and Auto Maintenance” from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. Bucierka, a former general contractor, home inspector… Continue reading

Andrew May/For Peninsula Daily newsIn many gardens, especially the English gardens found at Colette’s Bed and Breakfast, there will be numerous fall blooming plants. The trick to keep asters, mums and fall flowering sedum thick, short and extremely prolific is to cut them back, preferably twice, before the Fourth of July.
Andrew May/For Peninsula Daily newsIn many gardens, especially the English gardens found at Colette’s Bed and Breakfast, there will be numerous fall blooming plants. The trick to keep asters, mums and fall flowering sedum thick, short and extremely prolific is to cut them back, preferably twice, before the Fourth of July.
Layla Parker's "Seaside Sunset" took first place honors among fifth-graders at the Olympic Christian School's 2021 Arts Festival

Olympic Christian School announces winners of 2021 Arts Festival

Olympic Christian School has announced the winners of its 2021 Arts Festival. The results are: • Kindergarten: First place (tie), Wyatt Wilson,… Continue reading

Layla Parker's "Seaside Sunset" took first place honors among fifth-graders at the Olympic Christian School's 2021 Arts Festival
Tommylia Dunbar.

Peninsula College names student leadership team

Peninsula College has named its 2020-21 student leadership team. Kascia Muscutt, of Leavenworth, will serve as the 61st president of the college’s… Continue reading

Tommylia Dunbar.