Olympic Peninsula News Group

Quillayute Valley Scholarship Auction online this year

The Quillayute Valley Scholarship Auction will be online this year. The 56th annual, two-day event was canceled because of COVID-19 precautions, so the… Continue reading

 

Sequim Farmers Market to open Saturday

Venue has been modified for health precautions

 

Peninsula Housing Authority executive director Kassinger to retire April 30

The Peninsula Housing Authority has new leadership. The organization’s board of commissioners announced early last month that after 14 years with the… Continue reading

 

Church donates $8,500 from Yuletide Bazaar

Sponsors of the Dungeness Valley Lutheran Church Yuletide Bazaar have donated $8,500 from the event to local organizations providing emergency aid and support… Continue reading

WeDo Fudge to reopen drive-thru

Sequim’s drive-thru fudge and prayer stand is set to re-open Friday. WeDo Fudge, at 11 Valley Center Place in Carlsborg, will open for… Continue reading

Albert Haller Foundation boosts United Way, two food banks

The Albert Haller Foundation’s board members agreed recently to distribute $10,000 each to the United Way of Clallam County and the Sequim and Port Angeles… Continue reading

Clallam County’s annual Birdathon set for May 9

While the 2019 novel coronavirus has canceled a number of local events, birders can look forward to getting outdoors to participate in the… Continue reading

Roaming black bear draws attention on Sequim beaches

State biologists transport animal safely out of the area

Peninsula libraries expand online offerings

While all North Olympic Peninsula public libraries are closed because of COVID-19 concerns, online resources remain available with expanded access. Jefferson County public libraries are… Continue reading

From left, Randy Powell, Joel Hoffman and Michael Sickles act out a scene in the 2019 Olympic Theatre Arts’ production of “Death of a Salesman.” (Olympic Theatre Arts)

Olympic Theatre Arts announces ticket options, online ‘performances’

Olympic Theatre Arts is canceling its upcoming production, and the board of the nonprofit is looking to give its thespians and theater-goers a… Continue reading

From left, Randy Powell, Joel Hoffman and Michael Sickles act out a scene in the 2019 Olympic Theatre Arts’ production of “Death of a Salesman.” (Olympic Theatre Arts)

Work crews sanitize Sequim public areas

The work of members of the Public Works Department has been redirected to sanitize several public spaces, city officials said last week. The… Continue reading

Nitasha Lewis, a manager with the Upward Bound program at Peninsula College, uses a paper valise to keep her head dry as she walks across the college’s Port Angeles campus Feb. 6, 2020. The college is going to online classes for the entirety of the 2020 spring quarter. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News file)

Peninsula College goes online for 2020 spring quarter

The academic year at Peninsula College is moving forward a week later than planned, and instruction will be online for the entire spring quarter. College… Continue reading

Nitasha Lewis, a manager with the Upward Bound program at Peninsula College, uses a paper valise to keep her head dry as she walks across the college’s Port Angeles campus Feb. 6, 2020. The college is going to online classes for the entirety of the 2020 spring quarter. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News file)

Charter Review Commission sets virtual meeting

The Clallam County Charter Review Commission will conduct a virtual meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday. All commissioners will take part through video… Continue reading

Sequim Education Foundation to name scholarship winners by month’s end

Teaching grant application deadline extended to June 1

Winners announced for 2020 Tidepools publication

The staff of Tidepools 2020, Peninsula College’s art, music and literary magazine, has announced the winners of the 2020 contest. The magazine features fine art,… Continue reading

The City of Sequim plans to begin paving West Fir Street on March 31, depending on weather. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Paving of Sequim’s West Fir Street to begin Tuesday

Asphalt paving of West Fir Street is expected to begin on Tuesday, weather permitting. The paving project is slated for 7 a.m. to… Continue reading

The City of Sequim plans to begin paving West Fir Street on March 31, depending on weather. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Grant funds new breast pumps in Clallam County

Olympic Medical Center recently received a $6,390 grant from the Benjamin N. Phillips Memorial Fund to buy six Medela Symphony breast pumps.… Continue reading

Audubon photo exhibit to be on ‘digital display’ in Sequim

Pixel by pixel, Sequim residents can celebrate the wonders of nature from their digital devices. In celebration of the natural connection between birding… Continue reading

OMC’s Eric Lewis named ‘Community Champion’

Retiring CEO lauded for nonprofit support