Olympic Peninsula News Group

Maui: How to help

A wildfire on the Hawaiian island of Maui has killed dozens of people and wounded dozens more, destroying communities such as the historic town of… Continue reading

Drivers delayed near Gardiner

The commuting delays on U.S. Highway 101 east of Sequim are expected to be over after Friday. The week-long one-way, alternating traffic near… Continue reading

Serenity Thrift Store personnel tell of vandalism, theft

For the last couple of years, Serenity Thrift Store has experienced break-ins into dumpsters, illegal dumping, vandalism and theft. Serenity stores director Belicia… Continue reading

Clallam County Fair royalty, from left, Princess Olivia Ostlund, Queen Allison Pettit and Junior Princess Kendall Adolphe ride their festival float, which received the Irrigation Festival Chairman’s Award at the Sequim Irrigation Festival in May.

Clallam County Fair opens four days of entertainment

Live music, rodeo, carnival in store at community event

Clallam County Fair royalty, from left, Princess Olivia Ostlund, Queen Allison Pettit and Junior Princess Kendall Adolphe ride their festival float, which received the Irrigation Festival Chairman’s Award at the Sequim Irrigation Festival in May.
Photo by Richard Greenway, Sequim City Band/ A summer crowd settles in as Sequim City Band members and director Tyler Benedict prepare to play during the opening announcement of the Fourth of July concert.

Sequim City Band to go back in time

Free 1980s-themed concert set for Sunday

Photo by Richard Greenway, Sequim City Band/ A summer crowd settles in as Sequim City Band members and director Tyler Benedict prepare to play during the opening announcement of the Fourth of July concert.

Sequim Free Clinic’s annual fun walk set for Saturday

Hoping to once again boost efforts to help provide health care for uninsured neighbors, organizers of the annual Clinic Fun Walk and Health… Continue reading

Amala Kuster with the Sequim Sunrise Rotary hands off a bag to James Joseph Dorrell, 14, with the Sequim unit of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Olympic Peninsula, during the Back to School Fair in 2022. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Students to get a boost with Back to School Fair events

Back to School fairs are planned in Port Angeles on Aug. 19 and in Sequim on Aug. 26. Organizers of Sequim’s annual Back to School… Continue reading

Amala Kuster with the Sequim Sunrise Rotary hands off a bag to James Joseph Dorrell, 14, with the Sequim unit of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Olympic Peninsula, during the Back to School Fair in 2022. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
First responders prevent a vehicle from sliding farther down an embankment after it went off U.S. Highway 101 Monday evening. Its driver, a 61-year-old Sequim woman, died in the crash. (Clallam County Fire District 3)

Sequim woman dies after car goes over embankment

Collision between SUV, log truck injures another

First responders prevent a vehicle from sliding farther down an embankment after it went off U.S. Highway 101 Monday evening. Its driver, a 61-year-old Sequim woman, died in the crash. (Clallam County Fire District 3)

Junior livestock auction set at Sequim Grange

Community members have a chance to support local youngsters through the Clallam County Junior Livestock Auction, set for 2 p.m. today at the… Continue reading

Photo courtesy of Anne Milligan / Sequim artist Anne Milligan works on a piece in her studio at 520 N. Sequim Ave.

Quilts featured during Sequim art walk

Among the attractions of August’s First Friday Sequim Art Walk will be a special quilt show at the Sequim Museum & Arts. The… Continue reading

Photo courtesy of Anne Milligan / Sequim artist Anne Milligan works on a piece in her studio at 520 N. Sequim Ave.

Railroad Bridge to close briefly

The Dungeness Railroad Bridge is closing — briefly. The Dungeness River Nature Center will close the east side spans and historic railroad trestle… Continue reading

Members of the Sequim Prairie Garden Club (SPGC) gather outside the recently renovated clubhouse at Pioneer Memorial Park. Club members say they are excited to celebrate SPGC’s 75th year with a community party set for Saturday. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Sequim garden club to celebrate its 75th year

Community invited to Saturday gathering

Members of the Sequim Prairie Garden Club (SPGC) gather outside the recently renovated clubhouse at Pioneer Memorial Park. Club members say they are excited to celebrate SPGC’s 75th year with a community party set for Saturday. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Billy Frank Jr. (Photo by Ecotrust)

US Navy names future ship for iconic leader Billy Frank Jr.

Navajo-class vessel follows traditional naming selection

Billy Frank Jr. (Photo by Ecotrust)

Lavender Weekend begins Friday

Eighteen farms in the Sequim area are open for tours during 2023 Lavender Weekend today through Sunday. In addition, the 2023 Sequim Lavender… Continue reading

First Fed Foundation helps fund Patient Navigator Program

The Olympic Medical Center Foundation has received a $35,000 grant from the First Fed Foundation, increasing OMC Cancer Center Patient Navigator funding… Continue reading

Book discussions begin today

The North Olympic Library System’s Second Saturday Book Discussion Groups begin today. Meetings are both in person and online. The Second Saturday group will meet… Continue reading

Jefferson County Master Gardener Candice Gohn will offer tips on growing flowers in Port Angeles on Thursday.

Flower farmer to offer tips, tricks

“Tips & Tricks from a Flower Farmer” will be presented from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday. The free Green Thumb Education Series… Continue reading

Jefferson County Master Gardener Candice Gohn will offer tips on growing flowers in Port Angeles on Thursday.
Clallam County Master Gardeners 
Bob Cain, far right, offers advice to participants at the June 10 Second Saturday Garden Walk. He will be among those teaching at the garden walk on Saturday.

Second Saturday Garden Walk set in Port Angeles

Master Gardeners Jan Bartron, Bob Cain, Laurel Moulton and Audreen Williams will discuss how to protect ripening fruit and maturing vegetables during… Continue reading

Clallam County Master Gardeners 
Bob Cain, far right, offers advice to participants at the June 10 Second Saturday Garden Walk. He will be among those teaching at the garden walk on Saturday.

WAG to host open house at Halfway Home Ranch

Welfare for Animals Guild plans two open houses for the public, with the first set for 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday. The… Continue reading

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First Friday Art Walk in lavender hues

The color theme for this month’s First Friday Art Walk is purple — the color of Sequim’s famous lavender blooms, which will be… Continue reading

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