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Sequim artist’s submittal picked for CVG show

One of Sequim artist David C. Willis’s pieces was chosen for inclusion in the 2021 Collective Visions Gallery Show in Bremerton’s Collective Visions… Continue reading

 

Sequim School Board accepts superintendent resignation

Agrees to pay him for remainder of contract while hiring interim chief

 

Ginny Holladay, as Henrietta Leavitt in “Silent Sky,” looks at a photograph of space on a glass plate with her boss’ apprentice Matt Forrest, as Peter Shaw, in the Harvard Observatory in November 2019. Holladay was recently named OTA’s executive director. (Matthew Nash /Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Olympic Theatre Arts picks new executive director

Olympic Theatre Arts is getting a change of leadership after executive director Carol Willis stepped down recently with health issues. Ginny Holladay will… Continue reading

 

Clallam County seeks volunteers for Conservation Futures board

The Clallam County commissioners have announced five openings for the Conservation Futures Program Advisory Board. Applications must be received by close of business on Friday,… Continue reading

A landslide blocks safe passage along the Spruce Railroad Trail. Olympic National Park officials said that heavy rain was the cause. (Photo courtesy of Noel Carey)

Landslide closes portion of Spruce Railroad Trail

Debris between tunnels on 10-mile Lake Crescent hike

A landslide blocks safe passage along the Spruce Railroad Trail. Olympic National Park officials said that heavy rain was the cause. (Photo courtesy of Noel Carey)

Clallam County Republicans, Democrats select leaders

Sue Forde of Sequim has been elected to a second term as the chair of the Clallam County Republican Party while Jennie Peterson of Sequim… Continue reading

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First Native National Poet Laureate to read in Port Angeles

Joy Harjo, National Poet Laureate, author and musician, will read poetry and join in conversation with students from the First Nations Club… Continue reading

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Sequim Toastmasters to kick off 2021 with stories, humor

Though the group will continue to meet virtually for now — a carryover from 2020 — the Skwim Toastmasters looks to make a… Continue reading

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Pottery by the late Tom Weston, along with a trio of jewelry artists, will be the Blue Whole Gallery’s “Power of Art” exhibit in January. Submitted photos

Blue Whole jewelers to present ‘Power of Art’

Late potter’s work also on display

Pottery by the late Tom Weston, along with a trio of jewelry artists, will be the Blue Whole Gallery’s “Power of Art” exhibit in January. Submitted photos

Panel to share stories of historical resilience

A panel of five local leaders and historians will share stories of historical resilience in Clallam County at the monthly Leadership Committee… Continue reading

Peninsula Singers hosting virtual holiday concert

The Peninsula Singers will present a Holiday Virtual Cabaret beginning on Christmas Day and continuing for several weeks through the new year. Access… Continue reading

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Sequim City Council proclaims 2021 as ‘The Year of Kindness’

Sequim City Council members have named 2021 “The Year of Kindness.” The proclamation, approved Dec. 14, cites the social and economic impact of… Continue reading

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Regional 4-H groups offer citizenship project

Teens gearing up for 2021 Know Your Government conference

Clallam Conservation District sets native plant sale

The Clallam Conservation District is accepting pre-orders for its annual Native Plant Sale. The bare-root tree and shrub seedlings are sold in… Continue reading

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Sequim Bay Yacht Club’s quilt auction nets $1,975 for VHOCC

Unable to host its annual Reach and Row for Hospice regatta in 2020, the Sequim Bay Yacht Club kept its tradition of supporting… Continue reading

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Sequim church offers ‘Blue Service’ on Monday

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Sequim will host a Blue Christmas Service on Monday — the longest night, or day with least total… Continue reading

Volunteers like Calvin Barnard, senior vice commander of Carlsborg VFW Post 6787, helped    distribute food at the Family Holiday Meal Bay program on Nov. 20. Dozens of volunteers return on Dec. 18 to help provide food for Christmas. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash
Volunteers like Calvin Barnard, senior vice commander of Carlsborg VFW Post 6787, helped    distribute food at the Family Holiday Meal Bay program on Nov. 20. Dozens of volunteers return on Dec. 18 to help provide food for Christmas. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash
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Wreaths Across America event set at Sequim View Cemetery

‘Growler’ jets will fly over during Saturday ceremony

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Patient care navigator Tabatha Spegal talks with a patient at the Jamestown Family Clinic's COVID-19 drive-up testing site earlier this month. Testing is available to all people regardless if they receive care at the Jamestown clinic from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at 808 N. Fifth Ave. in Sequim. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Drive-thru COVID testing available at Jamestown clinic

The Jamestown Family Health Clinic, in coordination with Olympic Medical Center and the Clallam County Department of Health, is offering drive-thru COVID testing at its… Continue reading

Patient care navigator Tabatha Spegal talks with a patient at the Jamestown Family Clinic's COVID-19 drive-up testing site earlier this month. Testing is available to all people regardless if they receive care at the Jamestown clinic from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at 808 N. Fifth Ave. in Sequim. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
A Zoom workshop will instruct participants in how to origami boxes using kits as part of the North Olympic Library System's CreativiTea series. Photo courtesy of North Olympic Library System

Clallam County libraries offer kits, online workshops

The North Olympic Library System invites teens and adults to grab a warm cup of tea or another favorite beverage and join… Continue reading

A Zoom workshop will instruct participants in how to origami boxes using kits as part of the North Olympic Library System's CreativiTea series. Photo courtesy of North Olympic Library System