Olympic Peninsula News Group

Sequim schools gets no takers for ‘con’ argument of ballot measure

When ballot information for the Feb. 14 special election is available, voters in the Sequim School District likely will see an argument for… Continue reading

Sequim schools seeing growth at fourth-, fifth-grade levels

An unexpected surge in student enrollment at Greywolf Elementary School has pushed classroom sizes to their… Continue reading

New DOL system impacts services; department expects delays

The Clallam County Auditor’s Office is advising its Department of Licensing customers to expect longer wait times midmonth as a new statewide… Continue reading

Emblem3 band member returns to Sequim as part of solo tour

Emblem3 band member returns to Sequim as part of solo tour

They’ve played in Seattle and worldwide, and now a portion of the band Emblem3 returns to… Continue reading

Emblem3 band member returns to Sequim as part of solo tour
Sequim laboratory combating oil spills with wood shavings

Sequim laboratory combating oil spills with wood shavings

Stopping an oil spill could be as simple as the shake of a bottle and lighting… Continue reading

Sequim laboratory combating oil spills with wood shavings

Fireworks discharge ban to begin in 2018 within Sequim city limits

The Sequim City Council has officially banned discharging fireworks. Council members voted unanimously 7-0 Monday to… Continue reading

Peninsula Friends of Animals volunteers made about 1,200 pairs of potholders in 2015 and since 2006 they’ve raised about $180,000 for the no-kill, cageless shelter and the organization’s spay/neuter program. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Sequim shelter volunteers hit milestone mark in donation program

One idea and a kind gesture have grown into a significant revenue stream to help local… Continue reading

Peninsula Friends of Animals volunteers made about 1,200 pairs of potholders in 2015 and since 2006 they’ve raised about $180,000 for the no-kill, cageless shelter and the organization’s spay/neuter program. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash
Bound for Carnegie: Quintet of Sequim high schoolers headed to NYC

Bound for Carnegie: Quintet of Sequim high schoolers headed to NYC

Some have been singing nearly all their young lives; others, just the past couple of years. Five Sequim High School students have in… Continue reading

Bound for Carnegie: Quintet of Sequim high schoolers headed to NYC
The Carlsborg crunch: Businesses see tough times through sewer project

The Carlsborg crunch: Businesses see tough times through sewer project

Grinning and bearing the impact of the Carlsborg sewer project has been tough for many locals. Business owners along U.S. Highway 101 saw… Continue reading

The Carlsborg crunch: Businesses see tough times through sewer project
Olympic Theatre Arts presents ‘A Very Whisky Christmas’

Olympic Theatre Arts presents ‘A Very Whisky Christmas’

’Tis the season of music, concerts and holiday productions and Olympic Theatre Arts is serving up a special musical performance which is guaranteed… Continue reading

Olympic Theatre Arts presents ‘A Very Whisky Christmas’
Auditions set for Olympic Theatre Arts production of ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’

Auditions set for Olympic Theatre Arts production of ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’

Auditions for the next Olympic Theatre Arts Main Stage production, “The Importance of Being Earnest,” will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and 2… Continue reading

Auditions set for Olympic Theatre Arts production of ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’

City of Sequim receives $3.1 million for Fir Street reconstruction

Plans to reconstruct Fir Street near several Sequim schools are moving forward after the city of Sequim received a $3.1 million grant. The… Continue reading

Helen Haller does the Turkey Trot

Helen Haller does the Turkey Trot

Hundreds of students at Helen Haller Elementary, 350 W. Fir St., are doing a Turkey Trot… Continue reading

Helen Haller does the Turkey Trot
Sequim Police Department receives state accreditation

Sequim Police Department receives state accreditation

The Sequim Police Department has earned accreditation from the Washington Association of Sheriffs &Police Chiefs. Police Chief Bill Dickinson, Deputy Chief Sheri Crain… Continue reading

Sequim Police Department receives state accreditation
Dungeness River Audubon Center holds annual Nature Mart

Dungeness River Audubon Center holds annual Nature Mart

The 10th annual Nature Mart will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Saturday at the Dungeness River Audubon Center… Continue reading

Dungeness River Audubon Center holds annual Nature Mart
Sequim Rotarians help Kenyans get water cisterns

Sequim Rotarians help Kenyans get water cisterns

Rotarians Mary Jane Apple and Andrea Gilles recently returned from a two-week trip to the Makueni region, southeast of Nairobi, Kenya, to assist… Continue reading

Sequim Rotarians help Kenyans get water cisterns
Sequim, Port Townsend ‘Cranksgiving’ events crank up for 2016

Sequim, Port Townsend ‘Cranksgiving’ events crank up for 2016

The family-friendly, wheel-powered food-raiser called Cranksgiving will take place in Sequim and Port Townsend this weekend. Sequim Organizers of the 2016 Cranksgiving are inviting community… Continue reading

Sequim, Port Townsend ‘Cranksgiving’ events crank up for 2016
Sequim Community Aid seeks toys for area children in annual drive

Sequim Community Aid seeks toys for area children in annual drive

Sequim Community Aid is accepting donations of toys for its Toys for Sequim Kids giveaway. The nonprofit, which provides year-round help with utility… Continue reading

Sequim Community Aid seeks toys for area children in annual drive

Operation Christmas Child drop-off begins Monday across Peninsula

Collection will begin Monday for this year’s Samaritan’s Purse project Operation Christmas Child. Locations are in Port Angeles, Sequim, Port Townsend and Forks. Through Nov.… Continue reading