Olympic Peninsula News Group

Drennan & Ford kicks off ninth ‘Operation Valentine’ program

Drennan & Ford Funeral Home and Crematory has started its ninth annual “Operation Valentine” collection program — a project encouraging students, teachers,… Continue reading

Washington Poet Laureate to kick off Foothills Writers Series

Claudia Castro Luna, a Seattle-based poet, teacher and Washington State Poet Laureate, will read from her work at 12:35 p.m. Friday. The… Continue reading

Clallam County ask for input on regional emergencies

Emergency staff with the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office are updating a plan to handle hazards and dangers on the Olympic Peninsula, and… Continue reading

Peninsula College offering $100K in scholarships

Beginning Tuesday, the Peninsula College Foundation will offer more than $100,000 in scholarships to students attending Peninsula College for the 2019-20 school… Continue reading

Tourism project grant funds available throughout 2019

The Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau is seeking applications for qualified tourism project grants, primarily targeted to off-peak season activities within Clallam County.… Continue reading

Family, deputies searching for missing Sequim woman

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Heather Tegerdine of Sequim. Deputies say Tegerdine, who suffers from… Continue reading

Clallam County deputies begin carrying overdose antidote

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office is the most recent law enforcement agency on the North Olympic Peninsula to carry naloxone — a… Continue reading

Sequim’s ‘Whodunnit’ winner announced

Pamela Newman of Sequim was the winner of the “Whodunnit Downtown? — The Case of the Mistaken Tin Foil Hat” mystery contest during… Continue reading

Open auditions set for Olympic Theatre Arts’ ‘Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks’

Olympic Theatre Arts in Sequim will hold open auditions this month for the March production of “Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks” by… Continue reading

Audubon group invites residents to learn about ‘Birdscaping’

The next Backyard Birding class will examine “Birdscaping — Inviting Birds to Your Yard” at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Dungeness River Audubon… Continue reading

United Way of Clallam County drive closing in on $800,000 goal

United Way of Clallam County has raised more than 75 percent of the entity’s $800,000 fundraising goal for 2018, representatives from the… Continue reading

Sequim’s Carson Holt selected for VFW essay competition

Carson Holt, a junior at Sequim High School, was recently selected the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) District 14 Voice of Democracy audio… Continue reading

‘Messiah’ sing-along set for Saturday in Sequim

The 19th annual Community Singalong of Handel’s “Messiah” is set for 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday. The sing-along will be in the… Continue reading

Clallam Conservation District’s native plant sale deadline is Jan. 25

Orders for native plants from the Clallam Conservation District’s annual native plant sale are due in January. Orders are must be postmarked by Jan. 25,… Continue reading

Volunteers sought to plant trees near Salmon Creek

The North Olympic Salmon Coalition is seeking volunteers to plant trees along Salmon Creek in January and March. Volunteers will work from… Continue reading

OMC Foundation marks record year for donations

The Olympic Medical Center Foundation has completed a record year of giving in 2018 — with $892,496 going to or on behalf… Continue reading

Hurricane Ridge offers plenty for winter adventurers

Time to slip on the boots, skis, snowboard, snowshoes and/or the warmest cold-weather gear and head on up to the ridge.… Continue reading

OTA’s production of ‘Bakersfield Mist’ is cast, in rehearsal

Inspired by true events, Olympic Theatre Arts’ coming production of “Bakersfield Mist” by Stephen Sachs, is cast and in rehearsal. “Bakersfield Mist” will… Continue reading

Improve river habitat with tree-planting trip

The Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe and the North Olympic Salmon Coalition are seeking volunteers to help plant native trees along the Dungeness River from… Continue reading

Men’s gospel group, women’s gospel choir join voices for concerts

The Peninsula Men’s Gospel Singers have invited women to join their ranks for this season’s annual Christmas concerts. PMGS director Michael Rivers has been asked… Continue reading