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Ellen Dryke and Kassie Montero examine salmon eggs while learning about the American Dipper at the 2019 Dungeness River Festival. After a hiatus, the festival returns Friday.

River Fest returns on Friday after hiatus

One-day free event set in and around Railroad Bridge Park

Matthew Nash/ Olympic Peninsula News Group

Ellen Dryke and Kassie Montero examine salmon eggs while learning about the American Dipper at the 2019 Dungeness River Festival. After a hiatus, the festival returns Friday.

Awards presented in Weather or Not show; People’s Choice still open

Northwind Art has presented $1,400 in awards to four regional artists in the new “Weather or Not” show at Jeanette Best Gallery.… Continue reading

20th anniversary for Unity pastor

Unity in Port Townsend will celebrate the 20th anniversary of Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith’s pastorship during its 11 a.m. service on Sunday. The… Continue reading

Feast of trumpets set

Hesshughes Ministries will present “Feast of Trumpets” at 10 a.m. Saturday. The healing and delivery service is at the Ark, 577 West Sequim… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: True enjoyment of life: Love is more

AS YOU MIGHT remember, last month I wrote about how “less is less,” about how, as we age, our bodies fail more and more with… Continue reading

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Juan de Fuca Harmony chorus to mark 40th anniversary

“It’s the music that brings us together, it’s the music that brings joy untold, those sweet melodies, those grand harmonies, light the fire… Continue reading

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OUUF presentation rescheduled Sunday in person, on Zoom

Joan Cotta will present “Our Trip to Malawi” at 11 a.m. Sunday. Cotta will be the guest speaker at Olympic Unitarian Universalist… Continue reading

Rosh HaShanah observances slated on the Peninsula

The Olympic B’nai Shalom congregation will observe Rosh HaShanah this week. Erev Rosh HaShanah service will be at 7:15 p.m. tonight at… Continue reading

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Speakers scheduled for Sunday program

The Rev. Donna Little and Timothy West will present “ More Joy, Please!” at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Little and West will speak… Continue reading

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Master gardeners, from left to right, Peggy Goette, Valarie Bowers and Marsha Robin received Golden Trowel awards.

2023 Golden Trowel awards presented to Clallam gardeners

The Clallam County Master Gardeners presented Golden Trowel awards to three members at a recent ceremony at the Woodcock Demonstration Garden in Sequim.… Continue reading

Master gardeners, from left to right, Peggy Goette, Valarie Bowers and Marsha Robin received Golden Trowel awards.

A GROWING CONCERN: Go just wild about saffron

IT IS NOW time to start ordering and buying spring flowering plants. However, it is not the time to plant them yet! Next week I… Continue reading

PHOTO BY LINDA MORIN At the Joyce Daze Parade, participating Back Country Horsemen Peninsula Chapter members were awarded a Blue Ribbon for the best Animal Entry in the parade.

HORSEPLAY: OPEN, WAG hosting canine, equine fundraiser

CALLING ALL EQUESTRIANS and dog lovers! Are you ready for a play day? Come join the fun on Sat., Sept. 23, from 3-6 p.m. for… Continue reading

PHOTO BY LINDA MORIN At the Joyce Daze Parade, participating Back Country Horsemen Peninsula Chapter members were awarded a Blue Ribbon for the best Animal Entry in the parade.

ISSUES OF FAITH: Give me credit, please

SOME BELIEVE CAPITALISM is God’s favorite economic system. It would follow that God also endorses the sophisticated financial system that makes capitalism work. However, when… Continue reading

OUUF speaker planned

Joan Cotta will present “Our Trip to Malawi” at 11 a.m. Sunday. Cotta will be the guest speaker at Olympic Unitarian Universalist… Continue reading

Rosh HaShanah observance slated

The Olympic B’nai Shalom congregation will observe Rosh HaShanah this month. Erev Rosh HaShanah service will be at 7:15 p.m. on Friday,… Continue reading

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith

Service set for Unity in Port Townsend

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith will present “Spirit, Pilgrimage and Faith” at 11 a.m. on Sunday. Douglas-Smith is the pastor at Unity in… Continue reading

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith

Unity speaker scheduled

The Rev. Donna Little and fellow prayer chaplains will present “Every Thought is a Prayer” at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Little will speak… Continue reading

“Catch of the Day” helped Bruce Fryxell, Olympic Peninsula Camera Club president, take home the gold medal for the top photograph in his group at the National Inter-club Photo Competition. (Bruce Fryxell)
“Catch of the Day” helped Bruce Fryxell, Olympic Peninsula Camera Club president, take home the gold medal for the top photograph in his group at the National Inter-club Photo Competition. (Bruce Fryxell)

Ask a gardener at Saturday clinic

Jefferson County Master Gardeners will conduct an “Ask a Master Gardener” plant clinic from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The free… Continue reading

Crafts by the Dock scheduled this weekend

The 51st annual Crafts by the Dock Fair will offer a variety of local handmade goods on Saturday and Sunday just one… Continue reading