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-A comedian friend wisecracked the other day, “You know you’re getting ugly when people recognize you with your mask on.” And who was the most famous masked man of all? Why, The … more
Editor’s note: Welcome to ‘Nature Notes,’ a new monthly column that will delve into the history and biology of the Olympic Peninsula’s many native plant species. Author … more
With some degree of social distinction continuing to be the order of the day, we’re all spending a lot more time online lately, not just to consume media, but to carry on the sorts of social … more
Imagine that in five years “affordable housing” is no longer a hot topic in Jefferson County. Some indicators we had fixed the problem would be: businesses and nonprofits are thriving and … more
The “lockdown” or “self-quarantining” or “plain common sense” affects almost all of what we see, think or do these days. Nonetheless, this week I can offer up a … more
I was 15 years old in early 1992 when I first saw Lawrence Kasdan’s “Grand Canyon,” and the power of its narrative hit me like a freight train. Now that we’re all streaming … more
The garden can inspire fun, learning and some healthy eating for students of all ages who are learning at home. I turned to some experts, parents and gardeners for ideas and inspiration. Home … more
The isolations and quarantines of this lockdown have brought on a quiet last experienced by survivors of the 1960s during their pharmaceutical adventures. Don’t worry; they don’t remember … more
—To get outside, my wife and I have been taking daily drives every day on this peninsula. But no matter where we go, it’s hard to escape one dreary sight: storage lockers. In town, out of … more
While soldiers of the 2nd Engineer Special Brigade, who trained at Fort Worden, were engaged in the Korean Conflict (1950-53), their replacements at the fort, the 369th Engineer Amphibious Support … more
Hunting season might seem a long way off when flowers are blooming and trees are just starting to leaf out, but there are things a hunter can do now that might provide more opportunities when hunting … more
One answer to the question is amply displayed in the updated picture of this columnist. Look at that hair. Is that a permanent change much admired by friends close and not? Did you ever think Sonja … more
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