Life

HORSEPLAY: Volunteers keep Olympic National Park trails maintained

ISN’T IT WONDERFUL to be able to explore our Olympic National Park trails again? As more trails open to the public, it’s good to remind… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: A gardening labor of love with roses

THIS YEAR HAS actually been wonderful for me because of the new horticultural experiences I have been afforded. Not only do I get to create… Continue reading

THE CONVERSATION: Monks have found strength in isolation

By Michael A. Vargas | The Conversation NEED A HABIT to get through trying times? Try solitude. Ever since the rainy season retreats of the… Continue reading

BACK WHEN: A local restaurant’s centennial

Dupuis celebrates 100 years of operation

Art in motion

JES Schumacher and her husband Jim celebrated the Fourth of July in a unique way by taking her son Kristian Brevik’s art piece out… Continue reading

93 birthday candles

Family and friends gather — and give an “air hug” — to Mary Andrew to celebrate her 93rd birthday at Sinclair Place in… Continue reading

Phosphorus, propagation topics at Green Thumbs presentations

The WSU Clallam County Master Gardeners’ Green Thumbs Garden Tips series will feature two presentations this month via Zoom. Attendees are asked… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: A vase full of advice for beautiful cut flowers

I now have a new garden duty that I really look forward to every Friday. I get to go out into the magnificent, mature perennial… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Be grounded in gratitude, compassion

“STOP WHINING AND feeling sorry for yourself,” we often hear people say. “Why don’t you just learn to count your blessings? You’d be so much… Continue reading

Pop-up concert

Marge Rosen, conductor for the Port Townsend Summer Band, plays a selection of Big Band music to a small crowd gathered at… Continue reading

Troll Haven/Bandy Orchards hosts farmers market

The Troll Haven/Bandy Orchards Farmers Market will open for its third edition on the Fourth of July. It will be open from 11… Continue reading

A view from the top

Backcountry skiers hike back down a trail toward the Obstruction Point Road parking lot in Olympic National Park on Sunday, June… Continue reading

Mural protection

Zack Rehler of Port Angeles-based B & R Painting adds a layer of clear coating to the “Olympic Visions” mural behind the… Continue reading

Riding windy weekend waves

Claire Porter of Port Townsend, 13, kiteboards at Cline Spit in Sequim on Saturday, June 27, 2020.  Porter was one of several kiteboarders to take… Continue reading

Luxury yacht visits Port Angeles Harbor

The Attessa IV, a luxury yacht, sits anchored in Port Angeles Harbor after completing a journey from Orcas Island, part of a… Continue reading

Jean Lenke & Friends play ‘live’ at Fort Worden

Crossover jazz-folk fusion artist Jean Lenke will perform live virtually in Port Townsend at 7:30 p.m. today. She will be joined by… Continue reading

Black equestrians on the North Olympic Peninsula

fist held high — on her horse, followed by a line of… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Want more flowers? Dis-bud’s for you

THE GREAT THING about gardening in your yard is the fact that you do not need to wear a mask, so a very tranquil situation… Continue reading

Catching some air

Jefferson County resident Matt Winterberg does at trick at the Port Townsend Skate Park on Thursday afternoon. Since he was outside and away from other… Continue reading

Cutting through the fog

The U.S. Coast Guard cutter Cuttyhunk sails across Port Angeles Harbor on Thursday, June 25, 2020, against a backdrop of fog hugging the shoreline.… Continue reading