Sometime after her bigger-than-life Strongman spouse had died, perhaps in her slumber or in her waking hour, perhaps in a vision or glancing at a picture of the tall, smiling behemoth with the wide, toothy grin, the thought slowly crept into Callie Marunde's consciousness.
Pfc. Charles "Chuck" Meacham, 83, saw a lot of action in World War II. Serving in 1942 as a U.S. Marine Raider, a member of a Marine Corps commando unit, Meacham fought for two years on Bougainville, Emirau, Guam and Okinawa.
There are many spring lambs in the fields on the outskirts of town. It is a favorite meat of my family. Many say they do not like lamb, but in questioning, I find they have never eaten it or else they have had mutton.
The Sequim City Band awards scholarships of $1,000 to college bound students each year. The recipients must play in the Sequim City Band and be interested in furthering their interest in music during their time at college.
More than 330 Peninsula College graduates receive their degrees and certificates at graduation ceremonies set for 2 p.m. Saturday, June 13, in the college gymnasium, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles.
On Saturday, June 27, the Petals and Pathways Home Garden Tour will be a focus on the gardening diversity within our valley. The tour is sponsored by the Master Gardener Foundation of the Olympic Peninsula. As visitors meander through the seven gardens, they might well find answers to their own gardening questions.
Potential theft of public funds involving a Clallam County Treasurer's Office employee are being investigated by the Clallam County Sheriff's Office, Port Angeles Police Department and state Auditor's Office.
Additional DNA testing of 10 pieces of evidence from the murder trial of former Sequim resident Darold R.J. Stenson could occur as soon as June 8 with results available sometime afterward, said Clallam County Prosecutor Deb Kelly.
Sequim High School student Andrew King will contend for "Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role" category for his part as the Beast of "Beauty and the Beast" in Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre's annual High School Musical Theatre Awards.
Get out your stockpot. Prepare yourself for one of my favorite recipes. It's called Soupa, Soupa, Soupa. Not your ordinary soup, but something special that will warm your body, mind and soul - and prepare you for unexpected guests.
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