Pest management topic of talk

Veteran Master Gardener Muriel Nesbitt will explain how to make well-informed garden pest management choices that increase productivity and protect the environment… Continue reading

OTA finds fun and love in musical show ‘First Date’

Whether happily married, looking for love or “it’s complicated,” you’re likely to find something relatable in “First Date.” The latest musical from Olympic… Continue reading

North Olympic Library System fetes Children’s Day/Book Day at Port Angeles, Forks libraries Saturday

The North Olympic Library System will celebrate El Dia del Niño/El Dia del Libro (Children’s Day/Book Day) at two locations this month. There will be… Continue reading

PHOTO: Hundreds gather for Easter sunrise service in Port Angeles

Mike Spencer, left, and Chuck Brown sing Easter songs along with the nearly 500 other worshippers at the annual Civic Field Easter Sunrise Service. The… Continue reading

PHOTO: Thorough search in Port Townsend Easter egg hunt

Mika Diaz, 4, of Marrowstone Island looks for a hidden egg with her father, Chris, during an Easter Egg hunt Sunday at St. Paul’s Episcopal… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Break out the baskets for Easter

SEVERAL OF MY friends brought an extension ladder over last week to help me off my “high horse” and down from an exceedingly tall “soapbox.”… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Medicare Savings Programs are designed to help

MONEY. MONEY. MONEY. I’m hoping to get your attention. How did I do? Some of you, with better long-term memories than mine (which is almost… Continue reading

Sequim’s Carrie Rodlend hosts Earth Day Open Studio

For more than 30 years, artist Carrie Rodlend, 66, has gleaned inspiration from the sights and sounds of the Olympic Peninsula. So it… Continue reading

Bird sketching, roller derby, dances scheduled

Live bird sketching, a roller derby match and a variety of dances are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also is… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: The life of Jesus: Uncomplicated but meaningful

YOU MAY WONDER, as I have, why Good Friday is considered “good” when it is the day that Jesus the Messiah was nailed to the… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Church plans Vigil, Stations and Triduum … and other items

St. Anne Catholic Church invites the public to its celebration of the Easter Triduum. The will be service to the Stations of the… Continue reading

PHOTO: Port Townsend busker fiddles for funds in Sequim

Robert Downing of Port Townsend fiddles for donations in front of the Sequim QFC store Friday afternoon. Downing, who calls himself “The Mad Fiddler,” saw… Continue reading

PHOTO: Early easter fun plays out in Port Angeles

Seven-year-old Naveah Davidson of Port Angeles creates a rabbit mask during Saturday’s Easter Fun Day at the Camp Fire Clubhouse in Port Angeles. Dozens of… Continue reading

PHOTO: Raising funds for Olympic Peninsula Alpaca Rescue

Alexis Price, 12, of Port Angeles watches over a pen with alpacas, from left, Nikki, Patches, Oceania and Paxton, on display at a flea market… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Beware the temptation of premature planting

IT HAPPENS EVERY year and I just cannot express how much I hate it. This last week while shopping, not only did I see tomatoes… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Elderspeak often offends when trying to help

HERE’S AN EMAIL I received the other day. In addition to the gentleman’s obvious good taste in column-writers, he makes a good point: “Just wondering… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Several organizations offer riding lessons

OVER THE RIVER and through the woods to grandmother’s house the kids go for the summer. Now what? It’s time to learn new things and… Continue reading

Sequim lavender guide offers information, photos

As skies grow sunnier, the sights and smells of lavender can’t be far away. Sequim author Bonnie Louise Gillis aims to make lavender… Continue reading

THE COOKING HOBBYIST: Lemon cake pairs well with evening tea

HAVE YOU EVER been to or hosted a real tea party? I don’t mean those silly tea parties little girls in fancy dresses are rumored… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Easter is a day to celebrate

THE FADED BLACK and white photograph is a little older than 60 years. We’re standing in the front yard smiling. My big brother and I… Continue reading