“Tina, what do you want to be when you grow up?” asked my third-grade teacher. I remember the scenario clearly. It was early in the school year and my teacher asked me and my 8-year-old classmates what we wished to be in the future. There was a chorus of “doctor,” “veterinarian,” “police officer” and one student shouted “millionaire!” When it was my turn, I puffed up my chest and proudly stated, “I want to be a writer.” Fast forward nine years later and my goal has roughly stayed the same. In fact, here I am today, working for the newspaper. It’s temporary and I’m just an intern more or less, but I consider it to be one of my greatest achievements. But how did I get here? It’s kind of a long story…
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Police blotter — Feb. 15, 2017
The weekly police blotter includes incidents that occurred in the City of Sequim and in unincorporated Clallam County in the Sequim-Dungeness Valley area.
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This behind-the-scenes video is oddly mesmerizing.
How to Recycle Old Electronics
Want to donate or recycle old electronics? Consumer Reports has the details on the right way to get rid of phones, laptops, and other gadgets.
NorCal OUTreach director praises O'Callaghan for coming out as gay
A local LGBT organization director said Ryan O'Callaghan coming out as gay could have positive effects.
Religious understanding of transgender issues
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The 50 Best Small Towns for Antiques
Ditch the more famous (overcrowded) destinations for these under-the-radar locales.
How Skipping Church Affects Our Children
In a Q&A, Carl Trueman was asked about why churches today are losing their young people. Typical answers to this question range from things like the temptations of this world or the irrelevance…
The Dark Files: History Channel’s Montauk Project Exploration Airs July 23
Christopher Garetano's new History Channel show exploring Camp Hero and the Montauk Project, The Dark Files, is set to air on Sunday, July 23.