Olympic Peninsula News Group

2018 Battle of the Books gets underway in October

Battle of the Books, a year-long collaborative project between the North Olympic Library System and schools from across Clallam County, kicks off this October. All… Continue reading


Hospice fundraiser slated for Saturday on Sequim Bay

The Reach and Row for Hospice, the Sequim Bay Yacht Club’s annual fundraiser for Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County, has added rowing races,… Continue reading


Christian writers set inaugural monthly meeting

Olympic Peninsula Christian Writers will host the group’s inaugural monthly meeting Thursday. The group will meet from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.… Continue reading


“Spectacular rock specimens’ on tap for show

Rocks, games, a lecture and demonstrations are planned for the Clallam County Gem & Mineral Association’s annual Rock, Gem & Jewelry Show… Continue reading

Sequim Dog Park party set for Saturday

The Sequim Dog Park will celebrate its 11th birthday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the park within Carrie Blake Community… Continue reading

United Way’s annual fundraising campaign kicks off Friday

United Way of Clallam County will begin its annual fundraising campaign with a kickoff party at Barhop Brewing & Artisan Pizza on… Continue reading

History to come to life at Green River Mountain Men’s annual rendezvous

The Green River Mountain Men will present their annual rendezvous at the Peninsula Longrifle’s location just south of Sequim this coming Saturday and… Continue reading

2018 North Olympic Fiber Arts Festival calls for artists

The 13th-annual North Olympic Fiber Arts Festival is calling for artists to enter “Transformative Style – Originality, Revolution & Repute,” a juried fiber… Continue reading

DUI patrols increase now through Labor Day

Law enforcement agencies across the Olympic Peninsula will increase DUI patrols through Sept. 4. The Washington Traffic Safety Commission said in a news release that… Continue reading

Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau offers tourism grant funds

The Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau seeks applications for tourism project grants, primarily to support shoulder season activities within Clallam County. The bureau… Continue reading

Sequim Back to School event is Saturday

Sequim’s sixth annual Back to School Fair, a free event for Sequim families with children up to age 18, is set for 10… Continue reading

Farmland conservation in spotlight at annual Friends of the Fields Harvest Dinner

Seats are on sale for the 19th annual Friends of the Fields Harvest Dinner, the largest event in Clallam County that is solely… Continue reading

Photo contest deadline Sept. 7

The Dungeness River Management Team will host a photo contest in conjunction with its 30-year anniversary. Contest submissions are due by Sept. 7.… Continue reading

Tips offered for growing organic garlic

Pam Larsen will offer tips for growing organic garlic at noon Thursday. The lecture will be in the county commissioner’s meeting room… Continue reading

Sequim Toastmaster prepares to compete in international speech contest

As a 16-year old exchange student living in a small village in Peru, Lindy MacLaine felt like a fish out of water. Little… Continue reading

‘Imagined Reality’ comes to Olympic Theatre Arts

Olympic Theatre Arts will welcome Bainbridge Island improvisational comedy group “Imagined Reality” for its first appearance at OTA at 7 p.m. Saturday. The… Continue reading

Library’s Summertime Music! series kicks off Friday night

The Sequim Library’s Summertime Music! Outdoor Concert Series brings music groups to Sequim for a trio of free Friday night concerts this month,… Continue reading

Free shredding offered on Peninsula on Saturday

Castell Insurance and Sound Community Bank will host free shredding on the North Olympic Peninsula on Saturday. Castell Insurance’s annual free shred event… Continue reading

Sequim Education Foundation teacher grants give local teachers a boost

The Sequim Education Foundation’s latest round of teaching grants — totaling $31,575 to 14 educators across the Sequim School District — helps provide… Continue reading

OMC hires new manager of finance

Olympic Medical Center has hired Misty Shaw as manager of finance. Shaw will manage OMC’s financial analysts, accounting and accounts payable staff,… Continue reading