Sequim Gazette Staff

Tourism project grant funds available throughout 2019

The Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau (OPVB) is seeking applications for qualified tourism project grants, primarily targeted to off-peak season activities within Clallam County. Tourism Enhancement… Continue reading

Winners named in Blue Whole Gallery’s first juried show

With a crowd packed into Blue Whole Gallery during the Jan. 4 First Friday Art Walk, organizers of Blue Whole Gallery’s first juried show selected… Continue reading

Wolf of the Week: Liam Payne

Class: Senior Team: SHS boys swimming Head coach: Anita Benitez Reason for selection: “Liam swam his first 500-meter race (at the Jan. 12 Swimvitational) and… Continue reading

Wrestling: Bingham places third at Bainbridge tourney

A depleted Sequim squad saw a couple of shining efforts out of their wrestling squad last week, particularly from Murray Bingham. The Wolves earned two… Continue reading

Volunteer Hospice’s grief support group starts Jan. 28

Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County offers a grief support group starting Monday, Jan. 28, running for five consecutive weeks through Feb. 25. The group meets… Continue reading

Peninsula College welcomes Castro Luna, Washington State Poet Laureate, for presentation

Claudia Castro Luna, a Seattle-based poet, teacher and Washington State Poet Laureate, will read from her works at 12:35 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 18, in… Continue reading

Clallam sheriff, staff to honor Sgt. Randy Pieper for 43 years on the job

Clallam County Sheriff Bill Benedict and the county commissioners plan to honor retired Sgt. Randy Pieper for his 43 years of service to the Clallam… Continue reading

Family, deputies searching for missing Sequim woman

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Heather Tegerdine of Sequim. Deputies say Tegerdine, who suffers from mental illness,… Continue reading

Clallam deputies to carry overdose antidote in 2019

Thanks to a partnership with the Clallam County Health Department, Clallam County Sheriff’s deputies will begin carrying naloxone — an opiate overdose antidote often known… Continue reading

First Friday’s 2019 ‘Whodunnit’? The goddess of hope

Pamela Newman of Sequim was the winner of the “Whodunnit Downtown? - The Case of the Mistaken Tin Foil Hat” event during the Jan. 4… Continue reading

Frymyer named OMC’s new respiratory manager

Olympic Medical Center recently announced the promotion of Tim Frymyer, a registered respiratory therapist, to respiratory therapy manager. Frymyer served as interim manager for several… Continue reading

Gymnastics: Peninsula prep squad takes third at Sehome Invite

A young squad of Olympic Peninsula gymnasts took on some tough comeptition over the winter break, with the Port Angeles High squad placing third in… Continue reading

Retirees pick Toastmasters: Club to start meeting weekly in 2019

A popular place to retire, Sequim is becoming a popular place to stay active in leadership and communication roles. Skwim Toastmasters, part of Toastmasters International… Continue reading

United Way drive closing in on $800K goal

United Way of Clallam County has raised more than 75 percent of the entity’s $800,000 fundraising goal for 2018, representatives from the organization said last… Continue reading

Volunteers needed to help plant native trees along Siebert Creek

The North Olympic Salmon Coalition and the North Olympic Land Trust are looking for volunteers to help plant native trees along Siebert Creek from 10… Continue reading

Test of tsunami sirens to sound today

The All Hazard Alert Broadcast (AHAB) sirens will sound along the low-lying coastal beaches at noon today (Monday, Jan 7), in efforts to warn people… Continue reading

2018: A Year in Review

Is it 2019 already? Sequim and the Dungeness Valley had a busy 2018, from additions to city council to the removal of landmarks such as… Continue reading

Adventure Travel Series kicks off Jan. 4

Set your sights on adventure travel this January with the 2019 Adventure Travel Series. Each Friday in January, local travelers share stories and images from… Continue reading

Audubon group invites residents to learn about ‘Birdscaping’

The next Backyard Birding class examines “Birdscaping — Inviting Birds to Your Yard” at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 5, at the Dungeness River Audubon… Continue reading

City of Sequim arts group sets ‘Go Figure’ exhibit

The City Arts Advisory Commission (CAAC) opening of the “Go Figure” exhibit and artist reception from 5-8 p.m. at the Sequim Civic Center, 152 W.… Continue reading