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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
Bertha Cooper, author of "Women, We're Only Old Once!" and "Old and On Hold," is the special guest presenter at a North Olympic Library Zoom presentation on Jan. 12. Sequim Gazette photo by Michael Dashiell

Sequim author urges aging women to write new chapters

‘Women, We’re Only Old Once!’ available now

Bertha Cooper, author of "Women, We're Only Old Once!" and "Old and On Hold," is the special guest presenter at a North Olympic Library Zoom presentation on Jan. 12. Sequim Gazette photo by Michael Dashiell

Meet the author

The North Olympic Library System will host a virtual “Meet the Author” presentation with Sequim’s Bertha Cooper, author of “Women, We’re Only… Continue reading

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Living on the Peninsula Winter 2020

Our Winter 2020 Living on the Peninsula special section is out! Inside, you’ll find stories on Hurricane Ridge winter operations, how to create hearty family… Continue reading

  • Dec 29, 2020
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Healthy Living Winter 2020

Our Winter 2020 Healthy Living special section is out! Inside, you’ll find advice on how to succeed with your New Year’s resolutions, a look back… Continue reading

  • Dec 29, 2020
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A GROWING CONCERN: Plant the seeds of a great new year

REJOICE EVERYONE. IN just a mere five days it is 2021, the year of the vaccine! The year we get back to garden parties, hugging… Continue reading

When Daisy was surrendered to Olympic Peninsula Equine Network, she had been neglected, foundered and was suffering pain caused by her grossly overgrown hooves. She had to be medicated before the farrier could trim her hooves. (Olympic Peninsula Equine Network)

HORSEPLAY: Horses, ponies are a lifetime commitment

“OH, LOOK AT that adorable little pony. Honey, wouldn’t our grandbabies just love it if we brought her home?” OK, so perhaps, like me, you… Continue reading

When Daisy was surrendered to Olympic Peninsula Equine Network, she had been neglected, foundered and was suffering pain caused by her grossly overgrown hooves. She had to be medicated before the farrier could trim her hooves. (Olympic Peninsula Equine Network)
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ISSUES OF FAITH: Guided by silence and stars

NOTHING REESTABLISHES MY equilibrium like kayaking. While I enjoy paddling with my friends and family, I am most at peace when I am skimming solo… Continue reading

Peninsula Singers hosting virtual holiday concert

The Peninsula Singers will present a Holiday Virtual Cabaret beginning on Christmas Day and continuing for several weeks through the new year. Access… Continue reading

Rodney Hofman opens one of hundreds of Christmas cards sent to hime and fellow Dungeness Courte Memory Care residents following a request from Hofman's family members on social media. (Dungeness Courte Memory Care)

Hundreds of Christmas cards sent to care facility

Family’s request on Facebook brightens many seniors’ day

Rodney Hofman opens one of hundreds of Christmas cards sent to hime and fellow Dungeness Courte Memory Care residents following a request from Hofman's family members on social media. (Dungeness Courte Memory Care)
A hint of sunlight shines on a Washington State Ferry on Tuesday, the day after the winter solstice, as it sails into Port Townsend. The sun will rise a few more minutes earlier each day and set a few minutes later through the spring equinox on March 20. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

The days are getting longer

A hint of sunlight shines on a Washington State Ferry on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020, the day after the winter solstice, as it sails into… Continue reading

A hint of sunlight shines on a Washington State Ferry on Tuesday, the day after the winter solstice, as it sails into Port Townsend. The sun will rise a few more minutes earlier each day and set a few minutes later through the spring equinox on March 20. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Regional 4-H groups offer citizenship project

Teens gearing up for 2021 Know Your Government conference

Clallam Conservation District sets native plant sale

The Clallam Conservation District is accepting pre-orders for its annual Native Plant Sale. The bare-root tree and shrub seedlings are sold in… Continue reading

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Sequim Bay Yacht Club’s quilt auction nets $1,975 for VHOCC

Unable to host its annual Reach and Row for Hospice regatta in 2020, the Sequim Bay Yacht Club kept its tradition of supporting… Continue reading

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My electric blower — which is not only far quieter than a Whidby Island Growler, but also is vastly better for the environment than gas blowers. We, as gardeners, should be stewards of the land. (Andrew May/For Peninsula Daily News)

A GROWING CONCERN: Making gardening dirty work cleaner

Merry Christmas everyone! I wish for you a joyous holiday and… Continue reading

My electric blower — which is not only far quieter than a Whidby Island Growler, but also is vastly better for the environment than gas blowers. We, as gardeners, should be stewards of the land. (Andrew May/For Peninsula Daily News)
1916.8.100.jpg: Makah women canoe racers.   Photo by Samuel Morse c1902.   Washington State Historical Society

BACK WHEN: Samuel Morse built impressive body of photographic work

EDITOR’S NOTE: Due to a production error, John McNutt’s Dec. 6 column did not run in its entirety. Here is the complete submission along with… Continue reading

1916.8.100.jpg: Makah women canoe racers.   Photo by Samuel Morse c1902.   Washington State Historical Society