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Azlynn Judd of Sequim Acrobatics does a cartwheel for the crowd as fellow acrobats Anna Geer

Sequim Irrigation Fest celebrates grand finale with fireworks, parades, shows

SEQUIM — The Sequim Irrigation Festival's Grand Finale Weekend will offer strongmen, a logging show, a grand parade and fireworks. The festival, now celebrating its… Continue reading

Azlynn Judd of Sequim Acrobatics does a cartwheel for the crowd as fellow acrobats Anna Geer
Azlynn Judd of Sequim Acrobatics does a cartwheel for the crowd as fellow acrobats Anna Geer

Sequim Irrigation Fest celebrates grand finale with fireworks, parades, shows

SEQUIM — The Sequim Irrigation Festival's Grand Finale Weekend will offer strongmen, a logging show, a grand parade and fireworks. The festival, now celebrating its… Continue reading

Azlynn Judd of Sequim Acrobatics does a cartwheel for the crowd as fellow acrobats Anna Geer
Patrick and Ronan Clark roll down Washington Street in style sporting a crab theme for the 2015 Kids Parade during the Sequim Irrigation Festival. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Sequim Irrigation Festival starts with a ‘crazy’ weekend set to kick off today

SEQUIM — The first weekend of the Sequim Irrigation Festival will begin with this morning's Crazy Daze Breakfast. Washington's longest continuing festival is set from… Continue reading

Patrick and Ronan Clark roll down Washington Street in style sporting a crab theme for the 2015 Kids Parade during the Sequim Irrigation Festival. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

State budget carries funding for two modular school buildings in Sequim

SEQUIM — The state's 2016 capital budget includes an appropriation to provide two modular classroom buildings to the Sequim School District, school officials reported this… Continue reading

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Habitat for Humanity continues neighborhood revitalization project in Sequim

SEQUIM — Work continues this week on a Sequim home as part of a Habitat for Humanity of Clallam County Neighborhood Revitalization project. The home… Continue reading

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Serenity House opens Sequim single-family shelter

SEQUIM — Serenity House officials reached a milestone mid-month when they opened a single-family shelter in Sequim. “It took a little while to find a… Continue reading

Linda Donaghay

Sequim diner’s missing carved bear returns

SEQUIM — The bear is back. Peek-a-Boo Bear, a carving set to face into a window at Black Bear Diner, was returned to the restaurant… Continue reading

Linda Donaghay
“12 Feet” by Zoe Yates is one of the films that will be seen at the Sequim Student Film Festival tonight. ()

WEEKEND: Student films to screen today during the 2016 Student Film Festival at Sequim High School

NOTE: “Today” and “tonight” refer to Friday, April 22. SEQUIM — It's time to celebrate student filmmakers once again. The Sequim Education Foundation's 2016 Student… Continue reading

“12 Feet” by Zoe Yates is one of the films that will be seen at the Sequim Student Film Festival tonight. ()
Some of the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office volunteers honored at a March 5 ceremony include

Clallam County Sheriff’s Office awards its top employees, volunteers

PORT ANGELES — Clallam County Sheriff’s Deputy Paul Federline has been awarded the Sheriff’s Office Employee of the Year award, while community policing volunteer Carole… Continue reading

Some of the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office volunteers honored at a March 5 ceremony include

Sequim Science Cafe to explore precipitation study today

SEQUIM — A researcher will present findings of a study of precipitation on the North Olympic Peninsula today. Angela Rowe — a scientist in the… Continue reading

The Peninsula Singers practice at Trinity United Methodist Church in Sequim recently. (Olympic Peninsula News Group)

WEEKEND: Peninsula Singers to stage pair of Bruckner concerts starting Saturday

SEQUIM — Yet again, the Peninsula Singers will present a program of some of the world's most famous and challenging choral music. They'll perform their… Continue reading

The Peninsula Singers practice at Trinity United Methodist Church in Sequim recently. (Olympic Peninsula News Group)
The Peninsula Singers practice at Trinity United Methodist Church in Sequim recently. (Olympic Peninsula News Group)

WEEKEND: Peninsula Singers to stage pair of Bruckner concerts starting Saturday

SEQUIM — Yet again, the Peninsula Singers will present a program of some of the world's most famous and challenging choral music. They'll perform their… Continue reading

The Peninsula Singers practice at Trinity United Methodist Church in Sequim recently. (Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Peninsula Trails Coalition volunteers work on the Railroad Bridge

Railroad Bridge link of Olympic Discovery Trail open again after upgrades

SEQUIM — Without major fanfare, the bridge at Dungeness Railroad Bridge Park, which is a link in the Olympic Discovery Trail, is open once again.… Continue reading

Peninsula Trails Coalition volunteers work on the Railroad Bridge
Royalty mom Lynn Horton helps Queen Victoria Hall

Sequim Irrigation float ready to steam ahead in festival

BLYN — This year's Sequim Irrigation Festival float is ready to steam ahead. The state's oldest and longest continuously running festival, set this year for… Continue reading

Royalty mom Lynn Horton helps Queen Victoria Hall
Visitors enjoy Blackberry Forest during the annual Sequim Lavender Weekend. (Alana Linderoth/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

WEEKEND REWIND: Purple flower power: Sequim’s Lavender Weekend contends for best floral fest honors

Olympic Peninsula News Group SEQUIM — Sequim's lavender is gaining some national attention once again as the Lavender Weekend holds steady at 15th out of… Continue reading

Visitors enjoy Blackberry Forest during the annual Sequim Lavender Weekend. (Alana Linderoth/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Louie Rychlik

Mural back on display at new home with Sequim Museum Exhibit Center

SEQUIM — After nearly 14 years in a barn and with brief appearances in 2013, the first piece of the Lehman Meat Market murals is… Continue reading

Louie Rychlik
Visitors enjoy Blackberry Forest during the annual Sequim Lavender Weekend. (Alana Linderoth/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Purple flower power: Sequim’s Lavender Weekend contends for best floral fest honors

Olympic Peninsula News Group SEQUIM — Sequim’s lavender is gaining some national attention once again as the Lavender Weekend holds steady at 15th out of… Continue reading

Visitors enjoy Blackberry Forest during the annual Sequim Lavender Weekend. (Alana Linderoth/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Sequim pupils reading Boys in the Boat novel; author to speak in Port Angeles in fall

SEQUIM — The impact of Joe Rantz and his Olympic Games teammates just keeps growing. A collaboration between the Sequim School District and Sequim Education… Continue reading

Sequim’s J.C. Penney gains Founder’s Award for excellence

SEQUIM — Big accolades can come to stores in small towns. Tucked into the downtown Sequim Village Shopping Center, J.C. Penney has racked up inner-company… Continue reading

Sequim High School senior Nikole McElhose shows her contest-winning design for the 2016 Sequim Education Foundation Student Film Festival

Sequim students gear up for annual film festival; senior wins poster design contest

SEQUIM — While Sequim High School senior Nikole McElhose drew inspiration from Sequim's welcoming elk sign just off U.S. Highway 101 for her award-winning poster,… Continue reading

Sequim High School senior Nikole McElhose shows her contest-winning design for the 2016 Sequim Education Foundation Student Film Festival