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Anna DeGroote receives the Soroptimist International of Port Angeles nursing scholarship

Soroptimist International of Port Angeles awards nursing scholarship

Soroptimist International of Port Angeles has awarded its annual nursing scholarship to Anna DeGroote. DeGroote is the second recipient of the scholarship… Continue reading

Anna DeGroote receives the Soroptimist International of Port Angeles nursing scholarship

Olympic Kiwanis Club accepting donations for annual tuna drive

The Olympic Kiwanis Club is accepting donations for its 27th Community Tuna Fish Drive through April 5. The annual drive’s goal is… Continue reading

Cheryl Mingee

Olympic Medical Center nurse recognized

The DAISY Foundation has recognized Cheryl Mingee with its DAISY award. Mingee is a registered nurse in the intensive care… Continue reading

Cheryl Mingee

Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County to host remembrance ceremony

Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County will host a community remembrance ceremony at 2 p.m. Saturday. The non-denominational ceremony will stream on Zoom.… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Not too soon for you to prune

A WEEK FROM tomorrow is already March 1. Now, I’m not quite sure about this lion and lamb thing, but I do know it’s the… Continue reading

Boating club offering vessel safety checks

America’s Boating Club of the North Olympic Peninsula is offering vessel safety checks for recreational boat owners. America’s Boating Club was formerly know… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Finding comfort with a familiar voice

And a cloud overshadowed them, and a voice came out of the cloud, “This is my beloved Son; listen to him” (Mark 9:7 ESV). THERE… Continue reading

Sequim High School student receives scholarship at Pacific Lutheran University

Pacific Lutheran University has awarded a President’s Scholarship to Aidan Braaten, a student at Sequim High School. According to a press… Continue reading

Ken Hanson and his wife, Pat Todd, are back home in Port Ludlow after a harrowing night that ended with Ken's rescue by a bloodhound named Jelly. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Lost hiker with limited vision rescued

Volunteeers, search dogs comb trails

Ken Hanson and his wife, Pat Todd, are back home in Port Ludlow after a harrowing night that ended with Ken's rescue by a bloodhound named Jelly. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Clallam Conservation District to host soil testing webinar

The Clallam Conservation District will host a webinar on soil testing for farms from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday. The free… Continue reading

Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society to present talk on diurnal raptors

Sue Cottrell will present “Diurnal Raptors of Western Washington” at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The free lecture, hosted by the Olympic Peninsula Audubon… Continue reading

Peninsula College to host Running Start information nights

Peninsula College will host information nights for its Running Start program starting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24. The free presentations, geared… Continue reading

Sea lion lecture slated Wednesday

Greg Frankfurter will present “Sea Lions of the Puget Sound” at 6 p.m. Wednesday. The free presentation, hosted by the Friends of… Continue reading

Natalia Guevara and her granddaughter Natali, 8, have been reunited with Honey the cat after nearly three months of searching. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

With a little help, Honey is home after 12 weeks

Neighbor, humane society reconnect cat with her family

Natalia Guevara and her granddaughter Natali, 8, have been reunited with Honey the cat after nearly three months of searching. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
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Two queens named for Clallam County Fair

This court can boast of two ruling figures. Clallam County Fair representatives have announced there will be two queens presiding over the fair’s activities in… Continue reading

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‘Micro-plantings’ restore natural habitat

Salmon coalition adapts to COVID-19 pandemic

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Andrew May/Peninsula Daily News
Gardens around the Peninsula, especially at higher elevations, are peeking out from under snow.

A GROWING CONCERN: Snow makes for winter workload

WELL, THAT DANG groundhog sure was a smart aleck varmint. It truly is still winter! It was only this time last year we were under… Continue reading

Andrew May/Peninsula Daily News
Gardens around the Peninsula, especially at higher elevations, are peeking out from under snow.
Ken Seifer prepares to climb into the saddle of Bob, a horse who  was traumatized by a farrier. After working with Seifer, Bob can now stand quietly and calmly while his hooves are tended. (Karen Griffiths/for Peninsula Daily News)

HORSEPLAY: Trainer teaches horses to trust human companions

and respected by — the horses they train. Ken Seifer strives to become that… Continue reading

Ken Seifer prepares to climb into the saddle of Bob, a horse who  was traumatized by a farrier. After working with Seifer, Bob can now stand quietly and calmly while his hooves are tended. (Karen Griffiths/for Peninsula Daily News)

ISSUES OF FAITH: Love and justice central themes for Judaism

“IGNORANCE IS THE curse of God; knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven,” (Shakespeare). Whenever I am asked to speak about Judaism, I… Continue reading