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Members of the Port Angeles Garden Club recently gathered for a planting party at Crestwood Health and Rehabilitation. 

Club members added spring blooms to planters on the residents’ patio. 

Pictured standing, from left to right, are Bernice Cook, Kitty Gross, Shari Bley and Mary Kelsoe. 

Seated is Crestwood resident Troy Nicholaysen, who will will care for the plantings.

Port Angeles Garden Club has planting party

Members of the Port Angeles Garden Club recently gathered for a planting party at Crestwood Health and Rehabilitation. Club members added spring blooms to planters… Continue reading

Members of the Port Angeles Garden Club recently gathered for a planting party at Crestwood Health and Rehabilitation. 

Club members added spring blooms to planters on the residents’ patio. 

Pictured standing, from left to right, are Bernice Cook, Kitty Gross, Shari Bley and Mary Kelsoe. 

Seated is Crestwood resident Troy Nicholaysen, who will will care for the plantings.

Unity speaker scheduled for service

The Rev. Eva McGinnis will present “The Great Joy Ride” at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. McGinnis will be the guest speaker at Unity… Continue reading

From left are Jessica Thompson, Lori Ambrose, Molly Wallace and JooRi Jun. Staff and customers at Jim’s Pharmacy in Port Angeles raised more than $700 to support Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County, the March recipient of Jim’s Cares Monthly Charity. The funds are raised through monetary donations, used book sales, donated employee casual days and a percentage of over-the-counter sales at Jim’s.

Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County accepts donation

From left are Jessica Thompson, Lori Ambrose, Molly Wallace and JooRi Jun. Staff and customers at Jim’s Pharmacy in Port Angeles raised more than $700… Continue reading

From left are Jessica Thompson, Lori Ambrose, Molly Wallace and JooRi Jun. Staff and customers at Jim’s Pharmacy in Port Angeles raised more than $700 to support Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County, the March recipient of Jim’s Cares Monthly Charity. The funds are raised through monetary donations, used book sales, donated employee casual days and a percentage of over-the-counter sales at Jim’s.
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A pair of bicyclists make their way along the Waterfront Trail east of dowtown Piort Angeles on Thursday. The trail, a poppular route for bicyclists and pedestraians, makes its way along or near the shore of Port Angeles Harbor from Morse Creek to Ediz hook.

Waterfront wanderers take to trail

A pair of bicyclists make their way along the Waterfront Trail east of downtown Port Angeles on Thursday. The trail, a popular route for bicyclists… Continue reading

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A pair of bicyclists make their way along the Waterfront Trail east of dowtown Piort Angeles on Thursday. The trail, a poppular route for bicyclists and pedestraians, makes its way along or near the shore of Port Angeles Harbor from Morse Creek to Ediz hook.
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Sequim Soroptimists start online auction

Nonprofit seeks funds for programs for women, girls

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A copper rockfish — its eyes distended due to the pressure change when it was pulled up from a depth of 250 feet — is among the creatures in “Homewaters: A Human and Natural History of Puget Sound.” Author David B. Williams will discuss his research on the North Olympic Peninsula in a free online program Tuesday evening. (Photo courtesy of David B. Williams)
A copper rockfish — its eyes distended due to the pressure change when it was pulled up from a depth of 250 feet — is among the creatures in “Homewaters: A Human and Natural History of Puget Sound.” Author David B. Williams will discuss his research on the North Olympic Peninsula in a free online program Tuesday evening. (Photo courtesy of David B. Williams)
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Green Thumb Lecture series to focus on bee habitat

Cathy Lucero will present “Bee Spaces — Hidden in Plain Sight” at noon Thursday. The free lecture is part of the Green… Continue reading

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Port Townsend novelist JoAnne Tompkins, at home with her schnauzer Oscar, has released her debut, “What Comes After,” to glowing reviews across the nation. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Port Townsend novelist draws critical acclaim

Author’s background as a mediator helps characters’ ‘psyches’

Port Townsend novelist JoAnne Tompkins, at home with her schnauzer Oscar, has released her debut, “What Comes After,” to glowing reviews across the nation. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Jefferson County high school senior Emily Kilgore, on Antonio, is the first in the area to qualify to compete at the Interscholastic Equestrian Association’s National Dressage Finals this coming weekend in Texas. To up the competitive skill needed, riders compete on unfamiliar horses whose names they’ve drawn from a hat. (Karen Griffiths/for Peninsula Daily News)

HORSEPLAY: Jefferson senior goes to Interscholastic Equestrian Association finals in her first season

AT HER INTERSCHOLASTIC Equestrian Association’s (IEA) regional competition in April, Jefferson County equestrian Emily Kilgore placed first in both her classes, racking up the points… Continue reading

Jefferson County high school senior Emily Kilgore, on Antonio, is the first in the area to qualify to compete at the Interscholastic Equestrian Association’s National Dressage Finals this coming weekend in Texas. To up the competitive skill needed, riders compete on unfamiliar horses whose names they’ve drawn from a hat. (Karen Griffiths/for Peninsula Daily News)
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A GROWING CONCERN: A task list for your baskets

the bounty of the basket! We have all seen them by… Continue reading

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People gather on Hollywood Beach in Port Angeles for Thursdays Natiional Day of Prayer -- a nationwide event where people are asked "to turn to God in prayer and meditation." The observance is held on the first Thursday of May, designated by the United States Congress. About 50 people took part in the Port Angeles event, serving both Clallam and Jefferson counties.

Day of prayer observed at Hollywood Beach in Port Angeles

a nationwide event where people are asked “to turn to… Continue reading

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People gather on Hollywood Beach in Port Angeles for Thursdays Natiional Day of Prayer -- a nationwide event where people are asked "to turn to God in prayer and meditation." The observance is held on the first Thursday of May, designated by the United States Congress. About 50 people took part in the Port Angeles event, serving both Clallam and Jefferson counties.

ISSUES OF FAITH: ‘Love thy neighbor’ a call to action

The central tenet for Jewish behavior is the commandment to “Love your neighbor as yourself” found in the portion K’doshim (Leviticus 19:1-20:27). This portion is… Continue reading

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Unity speaker set for Sunday

Terry Barrett will present “Honoring Our Mothers” at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Barrett will be the guest speaker at Unity in the Olympics,… Continue reading

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First Friday lecture to stream online

Pete Langley will present “Metalwork with The Port Townsend Foundry” at 7 p.m. Friday. The virtual tour, part of the First Friday… Continue reading

Friends of the Sequim Library book sale offered

The Friends of the Sequim Library will conduct a book sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The sale is at the… Continue reading

Healthy bones workshop set Saturday

Jefferson Healthcare and the Madrona MindBody Institute will sponsor the third Healthy Bones workshop Saturday from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday.… Continue reading

Community Wellness Project board member Shelby Smith checks on the rosemary in Chimacum School’s pizza garden while a team of Jefferson County Master Gardeners — from left, Candice Gohn, Susan Sparks and Honey Niemann — explore the rest of the project Monday evening. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Chimacum students learn to grow their food

Community project focuses on cycle of farm to table

Community Wellness Project board member Shelby Smith checks on the rosemary in Chimacum School’s pizza garden while a team of Jefferson County Master Gardeners — from left, Candice Gohn, Susan Sparks and Honey Niemann — explore the rest of the project Monday evening. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Day of prayer scheduled for Thursday

There will be an observance of National Day of Prayer at noon Thursday. The public, non-denominational gathering is slated for Hollywood Beach… Continue reading

Jennifer Knight, youth services librarian at the Port Angeles Library, looks over a selection of books featured in Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Jennifer Knight, youth services librarian at the Port Angeles Library, looks over a selection of books featured in Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)