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Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News Hot wares Andréa Mingiano of Sequim-based Ulivo Pizzeria pulls a steaming hot pizza from a gas fired oven at his vendor’s tent at last Saturday’s Sequim Farmers and Artisans Market. The market operates from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays on the plaza of the Sequim Civic Center at Cedar Street and North Sequim Avenue. This Saturday, the Sequim Irrigation Festival will host the Innovative Arts and Crafts Fairat the market. For more about the festival, which is largley online this year, see irrigationfestival.com.

Hot wares at Sequim Farmers and Artisans Market

Andréa Mingiano of Sequim-based Ulivo Pizzeria pulls a steaming hot pizza from a gas-fired oven at his vendor’s tent at last Saturday’s Sequim Farmers and… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News Hot wares Andréa Mingiano of Sequim-based Ulivo Pizzeria pulls a steaming hot pizza from a gas fired oven at his vendor’s tent at last Saturday’s Sequim Farmers and Artisans Market. The market operates from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays on the plaza of the Sequim Civic Center at Cedar Street and North Sequim Avenue. This Saturday, the Sequim Irrigation Festival will host the Innovative Arts and Crafts Fairat the market. For more about the festival, which is largley online this year, see irrigationfestival.com.
Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily NewsThe 285-foot mega-yacht Lonian and its support vessel, Hodor, sit moored at Port of Port Angeles Terminal 1 on Wednesday. It moored there last week for 75 days while Platypus Marine does work on the 285-foot vessel. It was built by Feadship, the Netherlands, for $160 million for Lorenzo Fertitta of Las Vegas, Nevada (https://tinyurl.com/PDN-LonianBackground). Watch it getting built at https://tinyurl.com/PDN-LonianSuperyacht.

Mega-yacht visiting Port Angeles

The 285-foot mega-yacht Lonian and its support vessel, Hodor, sit moored at Port of Port Angeles Terminal 1 on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. It moored… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily NewsThe 285-foot mega-yacht Lonian and its support vessel, Hodor, sit moored at Port of Port Angeles Terminal 1 on Wednesday. It moored there last week for 75 days while Platypus Marine does work on the 285-foot vessel. It was built by Feadship, the Netherlands, for $160 million for Lorenzo Fertitta of Las Vegas, Nevada (https://tinyurl.com/PDN-LonianBackground). Watch it getting built at https://tinyurl.com/PDN-LonianSuperyacht.

Finding joy in 2020? It’s not such an absurd idea

By Angela Gorrell | The Conversation The year 2020 hasn’t been one to remember – in fact, for a lot of people it has been… Continue reading

  • Oct 8, 2020
Dr. Appleton on the flyleaf of his book.
Dr. Appleton on the flyleaf of his book.
A tractor with a dethatching attachment makes its way through a recently cut field in the Port Williams area of rural Sequim on Tuesday. As fall gets into full swing, harvest season is arriving across much of the North Olympic Peninsula. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Harvest season arriving

A tractor with a de-thatching attachment makes its way through a recently cut field in the Port Williams area of rural Sequim on Tuesday, Oct.… Continue reading

A tractor with a dethatching attachment makes its way through a recently cut field in the Port Williams area of rural Sequim on Tuesday. As fall gets into full swing, harvest season is arriving across much of the North Olympic Peninsula. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Three friends spend their Monday afternoon playing Irish traditional tunes while sitting socially distanced on a crisp, sunny October day at Point Hudson in Port Townsend. Mark Morris, foreground, of Ashland, Ore., plays the concert flute while Dave Lewicki, left, plays the fiddle and Alex Bradbury plays the concertina. Both Lewicki and Bradbury are Port Townsend residents. (Nicholas Johnson/Peninsula Daily News)

Hardly working

Three friends spend their Monday afternoon playing Irish traditional tunes while sitting socially distanced on a crisp, sunny October day at Point Hudson in Port… Continue reading

Three friends spend their Monday afternoon playing Irish traditional tunes while sitting socially distanced on a crisp, sunny October day at Point Hudson in Port Townsend. Mark Morris, foreground, of Ashland, Ore., plays the concert flute while Dave Lewicki, left, plays the fiddle and Alex Bradbury plays the concertina. Both Lewicki and Bradbury are Port Townsend residents. (Nicholas Johnson/Peninsula Daily News)
Woodworker adorns his lawn with creations

Woodworker adorns his lawn with creations

Sequim man uses talent to bring rocket replica to life

Woodworker adorns his lawn with creations
2020 fiber arts festival now online

2020 fiber arts festival now online

The North Olympic Fiber Arts Festival has gone virtual. The festival website at FiberArtsFestival.org and Facebook page at Facebook.com/northolympicfiberarts festival) is showcasing several local… Continue reading

2020 fiber arts festival now online

A GROWING CONCERN: Dos and don’ts for autumn gardening

THE BULBS ARE arriving, soon planting will begin (November). Fall is in full swing and how I love the autumn’s paintbrush upon our landscape. Next… Continue reading

Growing figs topic of Green Thumbs presentation

Growing figs topic of Green Thumbs presentation

Paul Kolesnikoff, a graduate of the 2019 WSU Master Gardener Program, will discuss how to grow figs at noon Thursday. The event… Continue reading

Growing figs topic of Green Thumbs presentation
Through pandemic, spay-neuter clinics continue

Through pandemic, spay-neuter clinics continue

Thanks to a donation to the Peninsula Friends of Animals, owners of 11 pets were able to take advantage of a spay/neuter clinic.… Continue reading

Through pandemic, spay-neuter clinics continue

Animal blessings this weekend in Port Townsend

The Rev. Pam Douglas Smith will provide animal blessings in observance of the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi from 1 p.m.… Continue reading

First Friday lecture series streams online

“A Conversation About Food” panel discussion set

ISSUES OF FAITH: Finding a reprieve from fear

For you did not receive the spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received the Spirit of adoption as sons, by… Continue reading

In full bloom

In full bloom

A bee buzzes around a Chilson’s pride dahlia in bloom at the Sequim Botanical Garden at the city’s water reclamation park. The garden is currently… Continue reading

In full bloom
Practice in the park

Practice in the park

Cindy Mackay, front, a member of the Sequim City Band, and Bonnie Booth, who plays with numerous local ensembles, practice on their trombones at the… Continue reading

Practice in the park

A GROWING CONCERN: Plan ahead to prevent frost worries

WOW, CAN YOU believe it? Already it is October (well okay, it will be Wednesday). And with the advent of mid-autumn and the “Harvest Moon”… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Volunteers make trails more accessible for horse riders

Back County Horsemen Peninsula Chapter widens parking area for horse trailers

Milestone: Peninsula youths earn history awards

Milestone: Peninsula youths earn history awards

North Olympic History Center awards 2020 Hands on History Scholarships

Milestone: Peninsula youths earn history awards