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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

Timothy West
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

Organizer Corey Edwards said for the inaugural Olympic Peninsula Toy and Collectibles Show on Saturday in the Guy Cole Event Center in Sequim, he encouraged vendors to bring “more vintage, funky items” and he anticipates a “spread of 1950s toys to more modern, rarer toys.” (Olympic Peninsula Toy and Collectibles Show)

Inaugural toy show slated for Saturday

Organizer aims for rare collectibles that are ‘vintage, funky items’

Organizer Corey Edwards said for the inaugural Olympic Peninsula Toy and Collectibles Show on Saturday in the Guy Cole Event Center in Sequim, he encouraged vendors to bring “more vintage, funky items” and he anticipates a “spread of 1950s toys to more modern, rarer toys.” (Olympic Peninsula Toy and Collectibles Show)
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Walk for the Poor on Saturday in Sequim

Sequim’s St. Vincent de Paul group sets fundraiser

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Pictured, from left to right, are: Keith Dahlin, Erika Hanson-Dahlin, Bruce D’Eliscu, Don Ayres IV, Cory Irwin and Eric Lesch.

Lodge offers community support in Port Angeles

Olympic Lodge by Ayres has announced its support of the Community Boating Program. The Community Boating Program, a local nonprofit, aims to develop boating safety… Continue reading

Pictured, from left to right, are: Keith Dahlin, Erika Hanson-Dahlin, Bruce D’Eliscu, Don Ayres IV, Cory Irwin and Eric Lesch.
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Lin Norris, left, watches as her husband, George Norris, feeds a tidbit to their rescued German sherpard, Storm King, on the patio of the Dungeness River Nature Center in Sequim. The trio were on an outing to Railroad Bridge Park with a stop for coffee and snacks at the center.

Snack stop in Sequim

Lin Norris, left, watches as her husband George Norris feeds a tidbit to their rescued German shepherd, Storm King, on the patio of the Dungeness… Continue reading

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Lin Norris, left, watches as her husband, George Norris, feeds a tidbit to their rescued German sherpard, Storm King, on the patio of the Dungeness River Nature Center in Sequim. The trio were on an outing to Railroad Bridge Park with a stop for coffee and snacks at the center.

A GROWING CONCERN: Plenty of labor left for late summer days

CAN YOU BELIEVE it? September is already upon us! The weather definitely turned this last week with all the rain, but hold your horses folks,… Continue reading

Cover from the book “Sapho” by Alphone Daudet. (PHOTO SUBMITTED BY JOHN MCNUTT)

BACK WHEN: A rose by any name? The story of Washington place names

WHAT’S IN A name? We do live in an area with many interesting names. Some of those names have roots in indigenous language. Other names… Continue reading

Cover from the book “Sapho” by Alphone Daudet. (PHOTO SUBMITTED BY JOHN MCNUTT)
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Diana Bossell, dietary manager with Peninsula Behavioral Health, grills hot dogs and hamburgers during a barbecue picnic and resource fair in honor of Overdose Awareness Day, observed on Thursday at Peninsula Behavioral Health’s Horizon Center in Port Angeles. The event, co-hosted by the North Olympic Healthcare Network, was designed to raise awareness of substance abuse and the effects of overdoses on victims and their families. Overdose Awareness Day included a rally at the Clallam County Courthouse and a remembrance march to Port Angeles City Pier.

Overdose Awareness Day in Port Angeles

Diana Bossell, dietary manager with Peninsula Behavioral Health, grills hot dogs and hamburgers during a barbecue picnic and resource fair in honor of Overdose Awareness… Continue reading

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Diana Bossell, dietary manager with Peninsula Behavioral Health, grills hot dogs and hamburgers during a barbecue picnic and resource fair in honor of Overdose Awareness Day, observed on Thursday at Peninsula Behavioral Health’s Horizon Center in Port Angeles. The event, co-hosted by the North Olympic Healthcare Network, was designed to raise awareness of substance abuse and the effects of overdoses on victims and their families. Overdose Awareness Day included a rally at the Clallam County Courthouse and a remembrance march to Port Angeles City Pier.

ISSUES OF FAITH: Finding your voice in prayer

I OFTEN IMAGINE what it would be like to be a visitor for the first time attending one of our Sunday worship services. Some things… Continue reading