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When Lindsey Crouse moved  her family and horse rescue operation from Ramona, Calif.,  to Sequim, she also brought her Cowboy with her. Standing at 76.5 inches he’s the world’s biggest steer, in contrast to Crouse who is 68 inches tall. Visitors are welcome to drive by to see him at his pasture Serenity Acres Horse Rehabilitation at 123 Ward Lane in Sequim. (Karen Griffiths/for Peninsula Daily News)

HORSEPLAY: Serenity Acres in Sequim a safe place for rescued animals, at-risk youth

WOW! THAT COWBOY is one gigantic hunk of beef! Currently residing in a pasture off Ward Lane in Sequim, the giant Holstein steer stands 76½… Continue reading

When Lindsey Crouse moved  her family and horse rescue operation from Ramona, Calif.,  to Sequim, she also brought her Cowboy with her. Standing at 76.5 inches he’s the world’s biggest steer, in contrast to Crouse who is 68 inches tall. Visitors are welcome to drive by to see him at his pasture Serenity Acres Horse Rehabilitation at 123 Ward Lane in Sequim. (Karen Griffiths/for Peninsula Daily News)
The plants in local gardener Alicia Susanne's life bring her tranquility and joy.  "I feel blessed to be sharing my home with them," she said. (Alicia Susanne)

A GROWING CONCERN: Bring the garden indoors with houseplants

LINDA, A GREAT client of mine and a Feng Shui master, commented on house plants and the beneficial role they play in your home. Realizing… Continue reading

The plants in local gardener Alicia Susanne's life bring her tranquility and joy.  "I feel blessed to be sharing my home with them," she said. (Alicia Susanne)
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New horizons for chick

Sequim farm animal with disability headed to Utah preserve

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Interfaith book read offered via Zoom

Interfaith of Clallam County will read “Braiding Sweetgrass” by Robin Kimmerer for its 2021 Winter Spiritual Read. According to a press release,… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Being who God already knows you are

“In those days Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee and was baptized by John in the Jordan. And when he came up out of the… Continue reading

The decorative mulch has been removed from the Chilean rhubarb because, in unseasonably warm weather, rot becomes the concern. Andrew May/For Peninsula Daily News
The decorative mulch has been removed from the Chilean rhubarb because, in unseasonably warm weather, rot becomes the concern. Andrew May/For Peninsula Daily News

Beach cleanup Monday around PT

A beach cleanup in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day is open to everyone this Monday at the Port Townsend Marine… Continue reading

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Sequim artist’s submittal picked for CVG show

One of Sequim artist David C. Willis’s pieces was chosen for inclusion in the 2021 Collective Visions Gallery Show in Bremerton’s Collective Visions… Continue reading

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Ginny Holladay, as Henrietta Leavitt in “Silent Sky,” looks at a photograph of space on a glass plate with her boss’ apprentice Matt Forrest, as Peter Shaw, in the Harvard Observatory in November 2019. Holladay was recently named OTA’s executive director. (Matthew Nash /Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Olympic Theatre Arts picks new executive director

Olympic Theatre Arts is getting a change of leadership after executive director Carol Willis stepped down recently with health issues. Ginny Holladay will… Continue reading

Ginny Holladay, as Henrietta Leavitt in “Silent Sky,” looks at a photograph of space on a glass plate with her boss’ apprentice Matt Forrest, as Peter Shaw, in the Harvard Observatory in November 2019. Holladay was recently named OTA’s executive director. (Matthew Nash /Olympic Peninsula News Group)
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Training a partner: Community advocate graduates with new guide dog

Sequim man estimates some 2,500 Peninsula residents visually impaired

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As Fox-Bell Farm Assistant Coach Chloe McGee guides Cooper through a series of jumps, he sails over each one with room to spare.  The farm adopted Cooper from a local rescue facility, trained and schooled him, and now he’s one of its lesson horses for more experienced riders.  (Meghan Lawson/Two Red Dogs Photography)

HORSEPLAY: Rescued horses offer much to their human companions

I APPLAUD PROFESSIONAL trainers who regularly take in abandoned, neglected and/or rescued horses to properly train and prepare for a hopefully long-term and good home.… Continue reading

As Fox-Bell Farm Assistant Coach Chloe McGee guides Cooper through a series of jumps, he sails over each one with room to spare.  The farm adopted Cooper from a local rescue facility, trained and schooled him, and now he’s one of its lesson horses for more experienced riders.  (Meghan Lawson/Two Red Dogs Photography)

A GROWING CONCERN: Start off on the right foot with garden chores

JANUARY JUST KEEPS marching on. I realize I’ve been a little neglectful in not giving the annual January to-do-list, and that is just not right.… Continue reading

Senior fitness classes set online Wednesdays

The Madrona MindBody Institute will continue to offer its Senior FIT/Chair Yoga classes online at 11 a.m. Wednesdays through January. The free,… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Answering the call inside of everyone

IN JANUARY, JEWS begin reading the book of Exodus again, which tells of the dramatic birth of the Jewish people. So much is packed into… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Start planning now for big yard energy

I sure did. As you will recall, I promised (resolved) to write more articles… Continue reading

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BACK WHEN: How did Lake Farm Road get its name?

WHEN YOU ARE traveling east of Port Angeles, you’ve likely seen the street sign for Lake Farm Road. How did that road get that name?… Continue reading

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First Native National Poet Laureate to read in Port Angeles

Joy Harjo, National Poet Laureate, author and musician, will read poetry and join in conversation with students from the First Nations Club… Continue reading

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Carlsborg youth keeps holiday project going amid pandemic

River Jensen compiles toiletries for those in need

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Online Evensong service slated

Katy Taylor will offer music for an Evensong service at 4 p.m. Sunday. The free service will stream on the Zoom internet… Continue reading

THE CONVERSATION: The morality of equal empathy for strangers and family alike

By Brendan Gaesser and Zoë Fowler | The Conversation THE YEAR 2020 was no stranger to suffering. In the midst of a global pandemic, widespread… Continue reading

  • Jan 1, 2021