“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…
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.
Transgender boy wins controversial girls state title
CYPRESS, Texas (AP) — Mack Beggs had just won a state wrestling title Saturday in a category he didn't want to be in. But instead of wallowing in a debate about what should or should not have happened this weekend at the…
Former Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office spokesman indicted for sexual assault of a minor
A former public information officer for the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office has been indicted on charges of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old student in an ...
Coroner: 13-month-old Ohio girl dies from opioids
DAYTON: Authorities say a 13-month-old Dayton girl died in May from the synthetic drugs carfentanil and fentanyl.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
5 Packing Tips from Outdoor Pros
If you aren't thoughtful about how you pack your bag before heading out to hike, backpack, climb, or ski, you could be uncomfortable at best or dangerously unprepared at worst. For tips to ensure this never happens, I turned to several pro outdoor athletes and industry experts who have packed thousands of bags for their adventures.
The 50 Best Small Towns for Antiques
Ditch the more famous (overcrowded) destinations for these under-the-radar locales.
Catch more catfish with this one tip
It’s not uncommon, especially during colder months, for catfish to hit baits without taking the hook in their mouths. These short strikes can be frustrating for anglers and often result in a long day of catching nothing. Capt. David Hilton had a few of those days in his years of fishing, but he found the solution for it some time ago.
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.