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North Olympic Library System, Feiro Marine Life Center to hold tidepooling event in Clallam Bay for summer readers

As part of the Summer Reading Program, the North Olympic Library System is partnering with Feiro Marine Life Center to provide a… Continue reading

 

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Poker run to raise funds for Olympic Peninsula woman with cancer

A poker run is scheduled for Sunday to help Nancy Merrigan of Port Angeles with medical costs incurred during her battle with… Continue reading

 

Lavender farms plan special events

Many Sequim-area lavender farms are offering special tours and features during Lavender Weekend today through Sunday and beyond. Here is a list. • B&B… Continue reading

 

OTA’s New Works Showcase runs for one weekend

Set to stage for a limited run — one weekend only — Olympic Theatre Arts Center’s inaugural New Works Showcase features six short… Continue reading

Sequim to test sewers with smoke starting Monday

The City of Sequim Public Works Department will conduct sanitary sewer smoke testing from Monday through July 23 in the area between North… Continue reading

First Federal Community Foundation announces spring grant awards

First Federal Community Foundation has selected 19 nonprofit organizations to receive a total of $452,500 in funding during its spring 2021 grant cycle, including a… Continue reading

Firefighters respond to an early morning fire at Olympic Ambulance early Tuesday. (Clallam County Fire District 3)

Early morning Sequim fire destroys ambulances, structure

Damage estimated as likely to exceed $500,000; none hurt

Firefighters respond to an early morning fire at Olympic Ambulance early Tuesday. (Clallam County Fire District 3)

Free radio forum to spotlight types of COVID-19 vaccines

Vivian Brown from Walgreens Pharmacy will present “The COVID-19 Vaccine,” a free WOW! Working on Wellness radio forum from 2 p.m. to 3… Continue reading

Free virtual legal clinic set

The 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… Continue reading

The Sequim City Band entertains a crowd at the James Center for the Performing Arts on July 4, 2019. The band hasn't held rehearsals or concerts since its March 1, 2020, event. File photo by Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Sequim City Band plans first rehearsal since February 2020

Volunteer concert ensemble seeking new members

The Sequim City Band entertains a crowd at the James Center for the Performing Arts on July 4, 2019. The band hasn't held rehearsals or concerts since its March 1, 2020, event. File photo by Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group
Randy Radock is the featured artist at the Harbor Art Gallery in July and August.

Radock is featured artist at Harbor Art Gallery

Block print artist Randy Radock will be in the spotlight in the Featured Artist Room at the Harbor Art Gallery during the… Continue reading

Randy Radock is the featured artist at the Harbor Art Gallery in July and August.
Paula Walters of Port Angeles looks over a selection of fireworks on display on Tuesday at a fireworks tent operated by the Clallam County Amateur Radio Club at the Safeway shopping plaza on U.S. Highway 101 east of Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Fourth of July events planned on North Olympic Peninsula

Hot, dry weather prompts changes in Forks, Jefferson County

Paula Walters of Port Angeles looks over a selection of fireworks on display on Tuesday at a fireworks tent operated by the Clallam County Amateur Radio Club at the Safeway shopping plaza on U.S. Highway 101 east of Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
“Gothic Earth 1” is by Deborah Harrison, a featured artist this July at the Blue Whole Gallery.

Blue Whole Gallery features watercolors, stained glass

Layered glass sculptor Deborah Harrison and watercolorist Jolene Sanborn are the featured artists of the month of July at the Blue Whole Gallery… Continue reading

“Gothic Earth 1” is by Deborah Harrison, a featured artist this July at the Blue Whole Gallery.
Over four years, Black Bear Diner customers have donated to the Captain Joseph House Foundation to support families of fallen soldiers. Last week, foundation executive director Betsy Reed Schultz shared a sign thanking the restaurant with owner Bret Wirta and manager Linda Donaghay accepting the sign. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Black Bear Diner continues support for Captain Joseph House

The founder of the Captain Joseph House Foundation recently thanked representatives of the Black Bear Diner in Sequim with a sign for customers’… Continue reading

Over four years, Black Bear Diner customers have donated to the Captain Joseph House Foundation to support families of fallen soldiers. Last week, foundation executive director Betsy Reed Schultz shared a sign thanking the restaurant with owner Bret Wirta and manager Linda Donaghay accepting the sign. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

League, libraries set primary election candidate forums

The Clallam County League of Women Voters, along with co-sponsor North Olympic Library System, will facilitate three 2021 primary election candidate forums for… Continue reading

Sequim City Council considers expanding utility discount program

Larger commercial utility base rates could increase in 2022

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Port Angeles Fine Arts Center welcomes new executive director

Christine Loewe is the new executive director for the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center. The organization earlier this month announced the hiring… Continue reading

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Kate Henninger, YMCA of Sequim Aquatics Director, teaches youngsters at the YMCA's Spring Break Swim Camp earlier this year. She leads a free Safety Around Water Camp for youths of ages 6-12 this June. (Photo courtesy of YMCA of Sequim)

Sequim YMCA to host free Safety Around Water Camp

The YMCA of Sequim will offer a free Safety Around Water Camp for youths ages 6-12. The camp will be from 1 p.m.… Continue reading

Kate Henninger, YMCA of Sequim Aquatics Director, teaches youngsters at the YMCA's Spring Break Swim Camp earlier this year. She leads a free Safety Around Water Camp for youths of ages 6-12 this June. (Photo courtesy of YMCA of Sequim)
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Participants sought for People of Sequim project

The City of Sequim is seeking participants connected to businesses that support the local tourist industry for a People of Sequim project. The… Continue reading

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