PAT NEAL: Opening day of elk season

IT WAS DAYLIGHT in the swamp on the opening day of elk season. It is a day steeped in a tradition that harkens back to… Continue reading

Jim McEntire

POINT OF VIEW: Reflections on open-carry of firearms

By Jim McEntire THERE’S BEEN TALK of post-election unrest, making me think about how to exercise our gun rights safely and wisely. Don’t take the… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2020
Jim McEntire
A labyrinth is tucked into the forest at H.J. Carroll Park in Chimacum. photo Diane Urbani de la Paz

DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: Walks of life, indoors and out

RUSHING TO CATCH the water taxi, I shifted into high walking speed. All day I’d wandered Venice, taking in as much of the Biennale, a… Continue reading

A labyrinth is tucked into the forest at H.J. Carroll Park in Chimacum. photo Diane Urbani de la Paz

PAT NEAL: The day after the election

“THE WHOLE COUNTRY is going to hell in a bucket now that we’ve elected those idiots,” my fancy friend shrieked the day after the election.… Continue reading

Becca Korby

Law enforcement aids victims of crimes

IF YOU’RE COMPELLED to call for defunding law enforcement in our community/county, I invite you to rethink your position. What has happened to so many… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2020
Becca Korby

PAT NEAL: How to get lost

AUTUMN MUST BE my favorite time of year. There are just so many things to do in this outdoor recreational wonderland that we call home.… Continue reading

DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: Safe passage for wildlife and humans

INSTEAD OF DREADING the soggy Sunday, I went diving into the rain. Yes, I made a plan to explore Port Townsend’s Quimper Wildlife Corridor at… Continue reading

PAT NEAL: October fishing madness

IT WAS ANOTHER tough week in the news. An invasion of desperate anglers spread quickly across the Olympic Peninsula from the Dungeness River, west to… Continue reading

PAT NEAL: A star is born

Embarking on a new reality television career

POINT OF VIEW: For fair debate, hopefuls must show up

THE LEAGUE OF Women Voters is a national, nonpartisan nonprofit organization. Our vision statement is: “We envision a democracy where every person has the desire,… Continue reading

Contributors to "Take a Stand: Art Against Hate" will give a free online reading Thursday.
Contributors to "Take a Stand: Art Against Hate" will give a free online reading Thursday.

PAT NEAL: A modest fish proposal

What can be done to restore our legendary salmon runs?

PAT NEAL: An old fish story

A look at how things changed

DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: A place as inviting as the name
DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: A place as inviting as the name

PAT NEAL: Living in a smokehouse

Things have been this bad and a lot worse

PAT NEAL: All aboard the love boat

It’s tourist season on the Peninsula

DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: Love, war and sacrifice
DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: Love, war and sacrifice

PAT NEAL: The Bucket List

Don’t wait until the end

DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: Letting the music move you

DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: Letting the music move you

TODAY BRINGS THE 230th live-streamed dance-fitness class put out there by courageous women in our community. It all began in late March: hip-shaking, heart-pumping frolic… Continue reading

DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: Letting the music move you