Sequim Gazette Staff

Rock, gem show set for March 17-18 in Port Angeles

Sponsored by the City of Port Angeles Parks and Recreation Department and coordinated by the Clallam County Gem & Mineral Association, the annual Rock, Gem… Continue reading

Sequim City Band sets ‘A Childhood Remembered” spring concert

With the spring season right around the corner, the Sequim City Band invites the community to “A Childhood Remembered,” a free concert set for 3… Continue reading

Spring genealogy seminar to feature popular presenter

Janet O’Conor Camarata is the featured speaker at the Genealogical Society of Clallam County’s spring seminar “Location, Location, Location!” scheduled for Saturday, March 10, at… Continue reading

Talking solar at next Sequim Science Café

Presented by Andy Cochrane, “Your Personal Energy Policy: Solar” is the topic up for discussion at the next Sequim Science Café, set for 6:30 p.m.… Continue reading

Two take leadership roles at cancer center

Ken Berkes, Interim Olympic Medical Cancer Center Director, announced last week the hiring of two staff members for leadership positions at the center. Oncology certified… Continue reading

Volunteer Hospice offers education, training series

Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County is offering a Community Education and Volunteer Training series starting Friday, March 16, and running 1:30-3:30 p.m. for six consecutive… Continue reading

Wellness forum focuses on ‘Sleeping Well, Staying Healthy’

Dr. Michael McBride presents a free WOW! Working on Wellness Forum titled “Sleeping Well, Staying Healthy” at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, at Trinity United… Continue reading

Women’s basketball: Pirates top Whatcom, surge into NWAC playoffs

North Region standings (final) Team Rec. Over. Bellevue 10-2 20-8 Everett 9-3 20-6 Skagit Valley 8-4 13-14 Peninsula 6-6 8-16 Olympic 5-7 7-18 Edmonds 2-10… Continue reading

Clallam County looks to improve community contact with CodeRED altert system

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office announced last week the launch of its new CodeRED community notification system to send important alerts and time-sensitive messages to… Continue reading

Sequim contestants Rich Proctor, Craig Barron, Jean McDonald and Lindy MacLaine are interviewed by Contest Toastmaster Linda Christensen. Submitted photo

Skwim Toastmasters advance in competitions

Jean McDonald and Lindy MacLaine, winners of Skwim Toastmasters Club’s Evaluation and International Speech Contests on Feb. 20, have advanced to the next level of… Continue reading

Sequim contestants Rich Proctor, Craig Barron, Jean McDonald and Lindy MacLaine are interviewed by Contest Toastmaster Linda Christensen. Submitted photo

‘Shattered Ceilings’ to highlight League of Women Voter’s 50th year

Tickets are on sale for “Shattered Ceilings,” a dramatic performance celebrating women who were directly involved with the Suffrage Movement and those who shattered their… Continue reading

Business briefs — Feb. 28, 2018

Sequim’s 1st Security Bank adds staffers 1st Security Bank, announced last week that Tyrone Beatty has been hired as Assistant Branch Manager at the Sequim… Continue reading

City of Sequim seeks a Planning Commission member

The Sequim City Council is seeking applicants for a vacancy on the City Planning Commission. The four-year terms expire in January 2021. Applicants must reside… Continue reading

Equestrian sports: Sequim squad starts season strong in Spanaway

Despite some poor weather, the Sequim Equestrian Team got the 2018 season off to a good start at the District 1 meet held Feb. 16-18… Continue reading

Forum topic is Clallam County women in politics

The Clallam Progressive Coalition hosts a free public forum, “Clallam County Women in Politics: A Panel Discussion,” from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, March 3, in the… Continue reading

History Tales to feature the history of First Federal

Karen McCormick, retired president and CEO of First Federal, presents the story of the financial institution at the Clallam County Historical Society’s History Tales presentation… Continue reading

Learn how to extend invites at next Backyard Birding

Carolyn Wilcox, owner and guide for Experience Olympic Tours on the Olympic Peninsula, is the guest speaker at the next Backyard Birding Series, set for… Continue reading

Men’s basketball: Pirates lock up NWAC tourney berth

North Region standings Team Rec. Over. Everett 12-1 24-4 Peninsula 8-5 18-10 Bellevue 6-7 17-11 Edmonds 7-6 19-9 Whatcom 6-7 13-13 Shoreline 5-8 8-15 Olympic… Continue reading

North Olympic History Center offers scholarships for ‘Hands on History’

An old organization with a new name is looking for students to write papers about Clallam County history. Members of the Clallam County Historical Society… Continue reading

Northwinds Homeschool Jazz Band earns high praise at festival

The Northwinds Homeschool Jazz Band 1, led by director Dan Tutton, recently placed first in the 1-A Division at the Clark College Jazz Festival, held… Continue reading