Sequim Gazette Staff

Clallam Mosaic gala raises nearly $28K

Sequim Gazette staff More than 220 people attended the third-annual “Tour of Italy” Gala on Oct. 14 in support of Clallam Mosaic, a local nonprofit… Continue reading

City of Sequim sets meeting dates for discussions of future service projects

City of Sequim staff will be working with Neighborhood Ambassadors to schedule follow-up meetings by Dec. 17, from the Neighborhood Visioning Meeting held Sept. 9.… Continue reading

Get ready for Christmas bird counts

Christmas is once again coming early for local birdwatchers. The annual Sequim-Dungeness Christmas Bird Count is set for Monday, Dec. 18. Each Christmas Bird Count… Continue reading

Jingle Jazz comes to Peninsula College

Patterned after National Public Radio’s variety show “A Prairie Home Companion,” this year’s Jingle Jazz holiday production, “Home for the Holidays” includes live interviews with… Continue reading

River center hosts bird classes, Explorers Club

The Dungeness River Audubon Center hosts some upcoming events for outdoor and wildlife enthusiasts. The center, 2151 W. Hendrickson Road, is home to a new,… Continue reading

Sequim hosts annual Breakfast with Santa

First Teacher and Parenting Matters Foundation hosts Breakfast With Santa, set for 8:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, at the Sequim Middle School cafeteria, 301 W.… Continue reading

Wolves competing on college level

Fall seasons are winding down for prep and college athletes alike. Here is a quick look at several Sequim High graduates competing at various colleges… Continue reading

2017 United Way campaign off to strong start

The United Way of Clallam County has raised more than $247,000 for the 2017 fundraising campaign so far, with more than four months to go… Continue reading

Big things afoot at Sasquatch Symposium

Myth or not, the Sasquatch is in the spotlight this weekend. The Olympic Peninsula Sasquatch Symposium is set for 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, at… Continue reading

Cancer center expansion project, OMC get boost from First Federal, community

Funding for a future expansion of Olympic Medical Center’s cancer care center in Sequim continues to roll in. The Olympic Medical Center Foundation presented $50,000… Continue reading

Celebrate Thanksgiving with Turket Trot 5K/10K

The annual Thanksgiving Turkey Trot 5K/10K is set for Thursday, Nov. 23, on the Olympic Discovery Trail, starting and ending at the Morse Creek trailhead.… Continue reading

City of Sequim invites community to consider service projects

City of Sequim staff will be working with Neighborhood Ambassadors to schedule follow-up meetings by Dec. 17, from the Neighborhood Visioning Meeting held Sept. 9.… Continue reading

City of Sequim to host civic center tree-lighting ceremony

All fourth-grade or 9-year-old students living within the boundaries of the Sequim School District are invited to create an ornament to help decorate the city’s… Continue reading

Fiber art aplenty at special Saturday show in Sequim

The North Olympic Fiber Arts’ Festival/Fiber Arts Show and Sale is set for 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, at Sequim Museum & Arts, 175… Continue reading

Photo Credit: North Peninsula Building Association Photo Caption: From left, newly elected Building Industry Association of Washington President, Kevin Russell and state Rep. Mike Chapman.

NPBA past president Russell selected for state industry post

The North Peninsula Building Association announced last week that local area NPBA Immediate Past President Kevin Russell was elected as 2018 Building Industry Association of… Continue reading

Photo Credit: North Peninsula Building Association Photo Caption: From left, newly elected Building Industry Association of Washington President, Kevin Russell and state Rep. Mike Chapman.

Police Blotter — Nov. 22, 2017

The weekly police blotter includes incidents that occurred in the City of Sequim and in unincorporated Clallam County in the Sequim-Dungeness Valley area. Nov. 14… Continue reading

The Sequim Food Bank distributed up to 900 turkey dinners for Thanksgiving from Nov. 17-18 and on Nov. 20 and is preparing to deliver 700 for Christmas. Evan James, 17, and Alexi Rampp-Taft, 15, hand out food at the Sequim Food Bank on Nov. 17. Sequim Gazette photo by Erin Hawkins

Sequim sets table for Thanksgiving dinners

Several Sequim organizations are offering free meals on Thursday, Nov. 23, for Thanksgiving: Community dinner at Sequim Boys & Girls Club The Olympic Peninsula Healthy… Continue reading

The Sequim Food Bank distributed up to 900 turkey dinners for Thanksgiving from Nov. 17-18 and on Nov. 20 and is preparing to deliver 700 for Christmas. Evan James, 17, and Alexi Rampp-Taft, 15, hand out food at the Sequim Food Bank on Nov. 17. Sequim Gazette photo by Erin Hawkins

SHS boosters bring back Down Home Bazaar

The Sequim High School Band Boosters host their eighth-annual Down Home Holiday Bazaar from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, at the SHS cafeteria at… Continue reading

State’s October unemployment rate matches record low

Washington state’s unemployment rate fell from 4.6 to 4.5 percent in October – equaling the state’s all-time low for unemployment set earlier this year, according… Continue reading

Van De Wege to chair Natural Resources committee

Sen. Kevin Van De Wege (D-Sequim) will chair the Senate Agriculture, Water, Natural Resources and Parks Committee when the Legislature convenes in January for the… Continue reading