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Monday Musicale meeting set

Monday Musicale will meet at noon Monday. The group meets in the fellowship hall at Queen of Angels Catholic Church, 209 W.… Continue reading

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Two-year-old Knox Wahlsten of Port Angeles crawls into a cart filled with freshly-cut pumpkins on Wednesday at a pumpkin patch grown at Agnew Grocery in the Agnew area between Port Angeles and Sequim. The grocery and feed store at 2863 Old Olympic Highway features two fields of u-pick pumpkins as well as other seasonal activities for youngsters.

Pumpkin wagon in Agnew

Two-year-old Knox Wahlsten of Port Angeles crawls into a cart filled with freshly-cut pumpkins at a pumpkin patch grown at Agnew Grocery in the Agnew… Continue reading

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Two-year-old Knox Wahlsten of Port Angeles crawls into a cart filled with freshly-cut pumpkins on Wednesday at a pumpkin patch grown at Agnew Grocery in the Agnew area between Port Angeles and Sequim. The grocery and feed store at 2863 Old Olympic Highway features two fields of u-pick pumpkins as well as other seasonal activities for youngsters.

Christian writers group plans meeting

The Olympic Peninsula Christian Writers Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. The public is invited to attend the free meeting on Zoom.… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Build a better Babylon today!

OK, SO TIME to change things up ‘round this column: up to now, I’ve been writing at random, bits of pieces of news here, things… Continue reading

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Adam Cowan 1 1/2, of Sequim show a hint of trepidation on Wednesday while getting to know a goat named Trixie that resides at Agnew Grocery east of Port Angeles. The goat is one of several farm animals kept on the property of the grocery and feed store.

Kid to kid in Agnew

Adam Cowan, 1½, of Sequim shows a hint of trepidation on Wednesday while getting to know a goat named Trixie that resides at Agnew Grocery… Continue reading

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Adam Cowan 1 1/2, of Sequim show a hint of trepidation on Wednesday while getting to know a goat named Trixie that resides at Agnew Grocery east of Port Angeles. The goat is one of several farm animals kept on the property of the grocery and feed store.
The Rev. Cindy Akana

Program scheduled for OUUF on Sunday

The Rev. Cindy Akana will share a message and her music at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Akana is the guest speaker at Unity… Continue reading

The Rev. Cindy Akana
Terry Barrett will present “We Speak Our Word” at 11 a.m. Sunday.

Program scheduled for OUUF on Sunday

Terry Barrett will present “We Speak Our Word” at 11 a.m. Sunday. Barrett will be the guest speaker at Olympic Unitarian Universalist… Continue reading

Terry Barrett will present “We Speak Our Word” at 11 a.m. Sunday.

Revelation series begins this weekend

Dr. Sigve Tonstad will present “Four Glimpses through Revelation’s Open Door” on Friday and Saturday. The four-part lecture series is at the Sequim… Continue reading

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith will present “Journey into the Unknown” at Unity in Port Townsend

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith will present “Journey into the Unknown” at 11 a.m. Sunday The service is at Unity in Port Townsend,… Continue reading

The Rev. Pam Douglas-Smith
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Harvest of Hope 2022 event sets fundraising record

The Olympic Medical Center Foundation raised a record $372,000 at its 20th annual Harvest of Hope. The fundraiser, presented by the Fred Hutchinson… Continue reading

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Measures against food insecurity topic of lecture

“Growing Inclusively: Supporting Local Food Security Through the Power of the Garden Plot,” a Green Thumb Garden Tips Zoom presentation, is set… Continue reading

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Brandan Tucker has received the inaugural BEE award at Olympic Medical Center.

ER technician wins excellence award

Brandan Tucker has received the inaugural BEE award at Olympic Medical Center. The award, for Being Excellent Everyday, was presented by Jennifer… Continue reading

Brandan Tucker has received the inaugural BEE award at Olympic Medical Center.

Kids book club meeting Wednesday

The Kids Book Club will discuss “Sadiq and the Bridge Builders” by Siman Nuurali at its inaugural meeting at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.… Continue reading

Tech Tuesday offers hybrid class

The Jefferson County Library will host Tech Tuesday from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday. The hybrid class, “Pinterest and Creativebug,” is… Continue reading

The White Hatter webinars scheduled

Prevention Works! will sponsor “Internet Safety and Digital Literacy for Parents and Caregivers” from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday. The webinar,… Continue reading

UAF dean’s list includes Neah Bay student

Dwight Tevuk, of Neah Bay, has been named to the spring 2022 dean’s list at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Students who… Continue reading

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Ranahan Pony Club members Asha Swanberg (age 13), left, Elise Sirguy (12), Libby Swanberg (15) and Danica Pacilel (13), with sisters Sierra (17), Marissa (15) and Eliza Steffen (9)  gather for a lesson at Serenity Farms, located off Blue Mountain Road.

HORSEPLAY: Horse rallies provide competition, education, fun

ARE YOU READY to rally? For Libby Swanberg, rallies are one of the most thrilling aspects of being in the Ranahan Pony Club, a chapter… Continue reading

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Ranahan Pony Club members Asha Swanberg (age 13), left, Elise Sirguy (12), Libby Swanberg (15) and Danica Pacilel (13), with sisters Sierra (17), Marissa (15) and Eliza Steffen (9)  gather for a lesson at Serenity Farms, located off Blue Mountain Road.
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Denise Butler, left, and Karl Pohlod, both members of the North Olympic Peninsula Chapter of Puget Sound Anglers, on Friday tie plastic markers to a crab that will be eligible for catch during the Grab-A-Crab Derby, a featured activity of the Dungeness Crab and Seafood Festival on the Port Angeles waterfront. Twenty tagged crabs were seeded into a pair of tanks, allowing the catchers a $20 discount on a crab dinner or half off on a takeout crab from the derby, which is also set for today from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The festival runs through Sunday. For information, see crabfestival.org.

Crab fest kicks off in Port Angeles

Denise Butler, left, and Karl Pohlod, both members of the North Olympic Peninsula Chapter of Puget Sound Anglers, on Friday tie plastic markers to a… Continue reading

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Denise Butler, left, and Karl Pohlod, both members of the North Olympic Peninsula Chapter of Puget Sound Anglers, on Friday tie plastic markers to a crab that will be eligible for catch during the Grab-A-Crab Derby, a featured activity of the Dungeness Crab and Seafood Festival on the Port Angeles waterfront. Twenty tagged crabs were seeded into a pair of tanks, allowing the catchers a $20 discount on a crab dinner or half off on a takeout crab from the derby, which is also set for today from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The festival runs through Sunday. For information, see crabfestival.org.
The Roosevelt High School (Port Angeles High School) Class of 1952 held their 70th class reunion recently at the home of Fred Sullivan in Port Angeles. The class went to school in a building where the present day City Hall now sits. It was called Roosevelt High School then. The current high school on Park Ave was built the next year. Only 15 were able to attend from a class of 160 plus back in 1952. Each of the classmates are around 88 years old. 
	ID: front row l to r: Merle Bailey, Gwen Fairchild Potterfield, John Rife. 2nd row: Dick Hopkins, Carol Macklin Moffat, Marilyn Halberg Hill, Lois Grady Edwards, Grey Tozier Pohl, Pat Dotson Stamateou, Mel Kobel, 3rd row: Don Walken, Fred Sullivan. Top row: Dick McLean, Scooter Chapman, Ire Beadle. dlogan

Class of 1952 holds 70th class reunion

The Roosevelt High School (Port Angeles High School) Class of 1952 held their 70th class reunion recently at the home of Fred Sullivan in Port… Continue reading

The Roosevelt High School (Port Angeles High School) Class of 1952 held their 70th class reunion recently at the home of Fred Sullivan in Port Angeles. The class went to school in a building where the present day City Hall now sits. It was called Roosevelt High School then. The current high school on Park Ave was built the next year. Only 15 were able to attend from a class of 160 plus back in 1952. Each of the classmates are around 88 years old. 
	ID: front row l to r: Merle Bailey, Gwen Fairchild Potterfield, John Rife. 2nd row: Dick Hopkins, Carol Macklin Moffat, Marilyn Halberg Hill, Lois Grady Edwards, Grey Tozier Pohl, Pat Dotson Stamateou, Mel Kobel, 3rd row: Don Walken, Fred Sullivan. Top row: Dick McLean, Scooter Chapman, Ire Beadle. dlogan

Animal blessings set for this weekend

The Rev. Desi Larson will provide animal blessings in observance of the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi from 2 p.m. to 2… Continue reading