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Lieutenant Jonathon Thorn

BACK WHEN: The story of the Tonquin and Lieutenant Thorn

WHEN I WAS a young teenager, my uncle, Dr. Harlan McNutt, told me the story of the Tonquin. The Tonquin was a ship that sailed… Continue reading

Lieutenant Jonathon Thorn

Festival of Trees, Teddy Bear Tea tickets on sale now

Tickets are on sale now for the annual Festival of Trees Gala, Teddy Bear Tea, Family Days and Senior Breakfast events scheduled… Continue reading

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Ukraine benefit to share international nourishment, connections

Two-day cuisine at Bella Italia raising funds for MREs

  • Nov 5, 2022
  • By Emily Matthiessen Olympic Peninsula News Group
  • Clallam County
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Evensong service planned Sunday

Evensong service is set for 4 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. Sunday. The contemplative Celtic Christian service is in the Cotton Building, 607… Continue reading

Operation Christmas Child taking donations

Operation Christmas Child will accept donations beginning Monday in Clallam and Jefferson counties. Donations such as toys, school supplies, hygiene items and letters of encouragement… Continue reading

Terry Barrett will present “Finding Another Way” at 11 a.m. Sunday.

Program scheduled for OUUF on Sunday

Terry Barrett will present “Finding Another Way” at 11 a.m. Sunday. Barrett will be the guest speaker at Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship;… Continue reading

Terry Barrett will present “Finding Another Way” at 11 a.m. Sunday.
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Speaker slated for Port Angeles Unity in Olympics

BA Huffman will share music and the message of “New-vember” at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Huffman is the ministry and music coordinator at… Continue reading

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Matthew Barton, membership director for the Strait Turners, demonstrates how to make a Christmas tree ornament on his lathe. He is using a a spindle roughing gouge to remove of the first layer of the wood, local cedar. His shop is large and filled with tools, but he says that beginners need only a few tools to get started and one could turn out a Christmas tree in half a day. The Strait Turners have a couple lathes that they lend to members.

Woodworking show set for Shipley Center in Sequim

Strait Turners club members share knowledge and love of craft

  • Nov 4, 2022
  • By Emily Matthiessen Olympic Peninsula News Group
  • Clallam County
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Matthew Barton, membership director for the Strait Turners, demonstrates how to make a Christmas tree ornament on his lathe. He is using a a spindle roughing gouge to remove of the first layer of the wood, local cedar. His shop is large and filled with tools, but he says that beginners need only a few tools to get started and one could turn out a Christmas tree in half a day. The Strait Turners have a couple lathes that they lend to members.
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Autumn’s glory on display at First Friday Art Walk

A celebration of the Olympic Peninsula in autumn will be featured in the Blue Whole Gallery’s “Oh, Beautiful for Spacious Skies!” during the… Continue reading

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Libraries to host book discussions this month

The North Olympic Library System will host four Book Discussion Group meetings in November. The Wednesday Evening group meets in person in… Continue reading

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A GROWING CONCERN: Overseeding a great way to avoid overworking

I GOT A recorded message from the Peninsula Daily News voicing an emotional rant that stated, “If Andrew May wants a green lawn in Sequim… Continue reading

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Sequim Irrigation Festival royalty, from left, Queen Isabella Williams, Princess Lauren Willis, and Princess Katherine Gould helped promote Down Syndrome Awareness Month in front of Sequim Walmart.

Sequim Festival princess promotes Down Syndrome awareness

Looking at the message on her T-shirt, Sequim teen Lauren Willis said she believes what it says. “Down Syndrome is not a disability;… Continue reading

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Sequim Irrigation Festival royalty, from left, Queen Isabella Williams, Princess Lauren Willis, and Princess Katherine Gould helped promote Down Syndrome Awareness Month in front of Sequim Walmart.

ISSUES OF FAITH: Faith helps steer when the wheel comes off

I HAVE ALWAYS liked cars. When I was young, I started amassing a huge Matchbox and Hot Wheels car collection. I took good care of… Continue reading

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Musician surprises Reddog Coffee staff

Macklemore films music video on Olympic Peninsula

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Jamal Rahman will present “Sacred Poetry and Teaching Stories for Self-development” at 11 a.m. Sunday. Rahman will be the guest speaker at Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, his lesson will stream on Zoom.

Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship speaker set

Jamal Rahman will present “Sacred Poetry and Teaching Stories for Self-development” at 11 a.m. Sunday. Rahman will be the guest speaker at… Continue reading

Jamal Rahman will present “Sacred Poetry and Teaching Stories for Self-development” at 11 a.m. Sunday. Rahman will be the guest speaker at Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, his lesson will stream on Zoom.
BA Huffman

Speaker slated for Port Angeles Unity in Olympics

BA Huffman will share music and a message at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Huffman is the ministry and music coordinator at Unity in… Continue reading

BA Huffman
The Rev. Thomas Drake will present "The Blessings of COVID" at 11 a.m. Sunday

Unity in Port Townsend speaker scheduled

The Rev. Thomas Drake will present “The Blessings of COVID” at 11 a.m. Sunday Drake will be the guest speaker at Unity… Continue reading

The Rev. Thomas Drake will present "The Blessings of COVID" at 11 a.m. Sunday

Work to learn on Saturday

John Hassel and Lee Bowen will present “Digging and Dividing Dahlias” at 10 a.m. Saturday. The presentation is at a Sequim Botanical Garden… Continue reading

COASST training scheduled for Neah Bay this weekend

The University of Washington Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team will conduct beached bird training from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.… Continue reading

Family movie night set for NOLS

The West End branches of the North Olympic Library System will screen the 2017 animated film “2017” during free family movies this… Continue reading