Olympic Peninsula News Group

Petals & Pathway Tour tickets go on sale Saturday

The Master Gardener Foundation of Clallam County is bringing back the Petals & Pathways Home Garden Tour, with tickets going on sale… Continue reading

 

Olympic Medical Center named a top rural community hospital for seventh year in a row

For the seventh year in a row, Olympic Medical Center has been recognized as a Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital by… Continue reading

 

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Clallam County Fire District 3 fire commissioners now hold their meetings at at the Carlsborg Operations and Training Center at 1 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday of each month .

Fire District 3 meeting venue moved

Plans to design future fire stations on hold

 

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Bret Wirta, owner of the Quality Inn and Suites in Sequim, left, with General Manager Yolanda Pompa and Kaittlyn Reese, assistant general manager, present Betsy Reed Schultz, executive director of the Captain Joseph House Foundation, second from left, $5,000 to help bring families to the Port Angeles home for respite and support. Pompa applied for the grant through the hotel's parent franchise Choice Hotels.

Hotel grant goes to Captain Joseph House

A $5,000 grant through Choice Hotels International and the efforts of a Sequim hotel manager will help family members visit the Captain… Continue reading

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Bret Wirta, owner of the Quality Inn and Suites in Sequim, left, with General Manager Yolanda Pompa and Kaittlyn Reese, assistant general manager, present Betsy Reed Schultz, executive director of the Captain Joseph House Foundation, second from left, $5,000 to help bring families to the Port Angeles home for respite and support. Pompa applied for the grant through the hotel's parent franchise Choice Hotels.

Relive prom, support local nonprofits at United Way event

United Way Clallam County is going all out for its 2022 Live United Awards, complete with a “prom” theme. The Live United PROM… Continue reading

Marielle Eykeman, a volunteer, sells a Duck Derby ticket to Vonda Hartman at the downtown Safeway earlier this week. This year’s Duck Derby will be on the Port Angeles waterfront. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

Annual Duck Derby tickets now on sale

Races to be in person for first time in two years

Marielle Eykeman, a volunteer, sells a Duck Derby ticket to Vonda Hartman at the downtown Safeway earlier this week. This year’s Duck Derby will be on the Port Angeles waterfront. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

Sequim Community Orchestra sets 10th anniversary concert

Event will be free, but registration required to attend

Soroptimists’ online garden show auction begins today

Soroptimist International of Sequim’s Online Garden Show Auction kicks off today and runs through Sunday. More than 140 items are available for bidding.… Continue reading

Jamestown Family Health Clinic staff and Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) members help individuals get registered for COVID-19 vaccinations at the tribe’s clinic in January 2021. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

CERT volunteers earn President’s Volunteer Service awards

Eight honored for hours spent working with public safety programs

Jamestown Family Health Clinic staff and Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) members help individuals get registered for COVID-19 vaccinations at the tribe’s clinic in January 2021. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
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Dahlias dazzle at botanical garden

The Sequim Botanical Garden Society’s next Work to Learn party focused on planting dahlia tubers and controlling the snails and slugs. It was… Continue reading

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Weston Web, 6, prepares to cast a line at the children’s fishing pond at the Water Reuse Demonstration Site next to Carrie Blake Community Park in March 2021, as his brother, Bennet, 4, tends to a freshly caught fish. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Kids Fishing Day set for Saturday

Local anglers look to make another splash with local youth at the 2022 Kids Fishing Day from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on… Continue reading

Weston Web, 6, prepares to cast a line at the children’s fishing pond at the Water Reuse Demonstration Site next to Carrie Blake Community Park in March 2021, as his brother, Bennet, 4, tends to a freshly caught fish. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County to host grief group, volunteer orientations

Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County is offering a free online grief support group and volunteer orientation sessions in May. Enrollment in the… Continue reading

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Tegan Glaude of Port Angeles, center, along with 5-year-old Wolf Schultz-Wade, left, and Odin Glaude, 6, pick up trash in the driftwood along Ediz Hook in Port Angeles as part a beach cleanup effort in 2021. The event was hosted by CoastSavers and the Olympic Peninsula Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation.

Earth Day weekend to offer cleanups, activities

The North Olympic Peninsula will offer a variety of Earth Day celebrations next weekend. Earth Day will be Friday. Here are a few activities next… Continue reading

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Tegan Glaude of Port Angeles, center, along with 5-year-old Wolf Schultz-Wade, left, and Odin Glaude, 6, pick up trash in the driftwood along Ediz Hook in Port Angeles as part a beach cleanup effort in 2021. The event was hosted by CoastSavers and the Olympic Peninsula Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation.

Former Sequim City Council member dies

Former Sequim City Council member Mike Pence has died. Sequim Mayor Tom Ferrell announced the death at the council’s Monday meeting, saying that… Continue reading

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Big Library Read explores ‘Music Is History’

Public libraries through April 18 are offering The Big Read, billed as “the world’s largest digital book club.” North Olympic Library System… Continue reading

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Legal aid clinic set

Clallam-Jefferson County Pro Bono Lawyers will present a virtual legal aid clinic, a free program offering legal advice for members of the public, from 10… Continue reading

Sequim man dies while kayaking

A 69-year-old Sequim kayaker has died after he was rescued from the Strait of Juan de Fuca near Neah Bay. The victim… Continue reading

Rita McCabe, left, and Sequim Wheelers Vice President Lanie Cates enjoy a ride on a side-byside tandem bike on the Olympic Discovery Trail. Sequim Wheelers are preparing for their fifth season this spring. (Nicole Lepping)

Sequim Wheelers are ready to roll in 2022

Nonprofit offers free rides on Olympic Discovery Trail to those who can’t ride on their own

Rita McCabe, left, and Sequim Wheelers Vice President Lanie Cates enjoy a ride on a side-byside tandem bike on the Olympic Discovery Trail. Sequim Wheelers are preparing for their fifth season this spring. (Nicole Lepping)
A donation of $38,000 from the Sequim-Dungeness Hospital Guild to Clallam County Fire District 3 will help purchase a ZOLL X Series monitor/defibrillator that paramedics said they use on nearly every call. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Hospital Guild helps Fire District 3 buy defibrillator

Device can monitor patients’ cardiac events

A donation of $38,000 from the Sequim-Dungeness Hospital Guild to Clallam County Fire District 3 will help purchase a ZOLL X Series monitor/defibrillator that paramedics said they use on nearly every call. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Petals Pathways returns on June 25

Clear a path for the return of Petals & Pathways. The Master Gardener Foundation of Clallam County’s popular, 27th annual outdoor event… Continue reading