NEWS BRIEFS — Honor given to Sequim artist in online show . . . and other items

Peninsula Daily News

SEQUIM — Artist Shirley Rudolf of Sequim has received a special recognition award in the 16th annual Contemporary Art Juried Online International Art Exhibition, hosted by Upstream People Gallery.

The exhibition received approximately 220 art entries from around the world, and 43 artists were selected by the juror Laurence Bradshaw, professor of art at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

“Shirley Rudolf . . . has a very fine acrylic painting of a flower with a great sense of color in ‘Blue Anemone,’” Bradshaw said.

Rudolf said springtime is when she gets her inspiration.

“When springs comes, I instantly grab my camera and head for the gardens around my neighborhood,” she said. “This is when I find nature’s surprises.”

The exhibition is online at and continues indefinitely.

Sewing camp set

PORT ANGELES — The WSU Extension, with Clallam County 4-H and WSU clothing textile advisers, will offer a 4-H Sewing Day Camp for youths ages 8-18.

The Beginner’s I Sewing Camp will be held at Viking Sew and Vac, 707 E. First St., from 9:30 a.m. to noon July 15-18.

The cost is $35 per youth. Scholarships are available.

The registration deadline is June 23.

At the camp, youths will learn to navigate their sewing machines, use basic sewing tools and receive several project assignments.

All class materials will be provided along with a basic sewing kit.

There is a limited numbers of sewing machines available. If possible, camp attendees should bring their own machine.

To register or for more information, contact Jenny Schmidt, 4-H program coordinator, at 360-417-2398 or

Young Eagle Rally

PORT ANGELES — The second Young Eagle Rally will be held at the William R. Fairchild International Airport, 1402 S. Airport Road, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Admission is free.

Chapter 430 of the Experimental Aircraft Association will give free airplane rides to children ages 8-17. A parent or guardian must be present.

No pre-registration is required.

For more information, contact Richard Bielawa at 360-681-4441 or

Students graduate

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The following students are graduating from Oregon Institute of Technology with a degree in the listed field of study:

■   Larry Koch of Port Angeles in radiologic science.

■   Hayley Skaff of Port Angeles in dental hygiene.

The commencement ceremony for the Klamath Falls campus’ graduating class of 2014 will take place Saturday at 10 a.m. at John F. Moehl Stadium, marking the university’s 66th annual commencement.

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