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Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship to host TED Talks

Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will host “TED Talks: Your Mood/Your Attitude/Your Brain” from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday. The free program… Continue reading

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith.

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith will present “God in All Things” at Unity in Port Townsend

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith will present “God in All Things” at 11 a.m. Sunday The service is at Unity in Port Townsend,… Continue reading

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith.
The Rev. Larry Schellink will present “I of the Storm #7: Centered in Spirit”” at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Schellink is the pastor at Unity in the Olympics, 2917 E. Myrtle Ave.

Weekend program scheduled for Unity in the Olympics

The Rev. Larry Schellink will present “I of the Storm #7: Centered in Spirit” at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Schellink is the pastor… Continue reading

The Rev. Larry Schellink will present “I of the Storm #7: Centered in Spirit”” at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Schellink is the pastor at Unity in the Olympics, 2917 E. Myrtle Ave.
Mary Bell was recently awarded the 2022 Community Service Award from the Clallam County School Retirees Association. 

Bell, a retired Sequim school teacher, has served as the association’s Sunshine chair for more than 15 years. 

Pictured are Mary Bell, on left and Lora Brabant.

Community Service Award winner

Mary Bell was recently awarded the 2022 Community Service Award from the Clallam County School Retirees Association. Bell, a retired Sequim school teacher, has served… Continue reading

Mary Bell was recently awarded the 2022 Community Service Award from the Clallam County School Retirees Association. 

Bell, a retired Sequim school teacher, has served as the association’s Sunshine chair for more than 15 years. 

Pictured are Mary Bell, on left and Lora Brabant.
Kim Wimer’s sculpture “Warhol’s Studio Recycling” earned best in show.

Peninsula College announces winners of 2022 art show

Peninsula College’s Pirate Union Building Gallery of Art has announced the winners of its 2022 Student Art show. Best in show was… Continue reading

Kim Wimer’s sculpture “Warhol’s Studio Recycling” earned best in show.

Sequim Valley Lions’ 10th annual Crab Feed set for Saturday

The Sequim Valley Lions’ 10th annual Crab Feed is set for 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at Pioneer Memorial Park, 387 E.… Continue reading

Climate change presentation scheduled Wednesday in Chimacum

Local 20/20 and Jefferson County Public Health will sponsor a presentation by Don Galpern titled “Climate on Tap” at 6 p.m. Wednesday at… Continue reading

Fish health research presentation slated at Fort Flagler on Wednesday

Paul Hershberger will present “Overview of Fish Health Research at the USGS — Marrowstone Marine Field Station” at 6 p.m. Wednesday in… Continue reading

Green Thumb lecture to focus on fall, winter gardening

Bob Cain will present “Scheduling Planting for Fall and Winter Gardening” at noon Thursday on Zoom. The free lecture is part of… Continue reading

International Aerobatic Club to conduct practice Saturday

Chapter 67 of the International Aerobatic Club will conduct aerobatic practice from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday to celebrate International Aerobatics… Continue reading

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Crescent High School graduates, from left, Randy Lee, Isaac Elliott and Cody Larsen don their caps and gowns prior to Saturday's commencement on the school's athletic field in Joyce. A total of 13 seniors made up the Crescent Class of 2022.

Crescent graduates preparing to step into the future

Crescent High School graduates, Randy Lee, left, Isaac Elliott and Cody Larsen don their caps and gowns prior to Saturday’s commencement on the school’s athletic… Continue reading

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Crescent High School graduates, from left, Randy Lee, Isaac Elliott and Cody Larsen don their caps and gowns prior to Saturday's commencement on the school's athletic field in Joyce. A total of 13 seniors made up the Crescent Class of 2022.

North Olympic Library to begin Summer Storytime

The North Olympic Library System will begin Summer Storytime on Friday. The all-ages programs feature stories, music, rhymes, movement and fun. Storytime… Continue reading

Soroptimist International of Sequim scholarships available

Soroptimist International of Sequim is accepting applications for its Continuing Education Scholarship. The organization plans to award two scholarships for the 2022-2023 school… Continue reading

Emmett Stratford, 8, of Port Angeles creates a gigantic soap bubble as one of the children’s activities at Summertide Solstice Festival on Saturday at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Summerfest celebrates longest day of year

Printmaking, scavenger hunt part of event

Emmett Stratford, 8, of Port Angeles creates a gigantic soap bubble as one of the children’s activities at Summertide Solstice Festival on Saturday at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

A GROWING CONCERN: Cut flowers like a pro

Last week, we learned about pinching and deadheading as a means to create far more flower for a greater duration. So what could one do… Continue reading

  • Jun 18, 2022
  • By Andrew May For Peninsula Daily News
Ezra Kikue Cook earned best of show for his photograph “Waking Up.”

High School Art Exhibition winners named

The Pirate Union Building Gallery of Art has announced the winners of its 2022 Olympic Peninsula High School Art Exhibition. Ezra Kikue… Continue reading

Ezra Kikue Cook earned best of show for his photograph “Waking Up.”

Lectures on crabs scheduled in-person and online this week

The Port Townsend Marine Science Center and Jefferson County Marine Resources Committee will co-sponsor lectures on crabs during the upcoming week. • The… Continue reading

Reading party slated for summer program

The North Olympic Library System will host launch parties for the Summer Reading Program next week. The theme for this year’s program… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: 8 keys to a happy old age

Who among us doesn’t dread the thought of getting older? We are afraid of dying badly—in pain, alone, unloved, or suffering from dementia. These fears… Continue reading

  • Jun 17, 2022
  • By Kate Lore For Peninsula Daily News
Christine Loewe, executive director of the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, makes flower crowns with Theo Miller in this file photo. The annual celebration will be on Saturday.

Outdoor art festival to celebrate Summer Solstice

Live music, art stations at Webster’s Woods

Christine Loewe, executive director of the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, makes flower crowns with Theo Miller in this file photo. The annual celebration will be on Saturday.