Sequim Gazette Staff

Time to play ball!

With plenty of cheers and smiles, young Sequim ballplayers, their parents and community members flocked to James Standard Park for Sequim Little League’s Opening Day… Continue reading

Volunteer Hospice orientations set for May

Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County offers two monthly orientations for anyone interested in volunteering with the organization. Orientations are set for the first Thursday of… Continue reading

Lee Bowen, the Sequim Botanical Garden Society’s resident dahlia expert, will demonstrate the selection and planting of dahlia tubers on April 21, the Sequim Botanical Garden Society’s first “Work to Learn” party of 2018. Submitted photo

‘Work to Learn’ party set at Terrace Garden

The Sequim Botanical Garden Society invites the community to the group’s first “Work to Learn” party for 2018, set for 1 p.m. Saturday, April 21,… Continue reading

Lee Bowen, the Sequim Botanical Garden Society’s resident dahlia expert, will demonstrate the selection and planting of dahlia tubers on April 21, the Sequim Botanical Garden Society’s first “Work to Learn” party of 2018. Submitted photo

Black Bear Diner gets Founder’s Award

Sequim’s Black Bear Diner now has bragging rights for restaurant of the year among the other 108 restaurant locations nationwide. Bret and Trish Wirta, owners… Continue reading

Camp Beausite NW opens registration for summer activities

Registration is now open for week-long overnight summer camp sessions at Camp Beausite NW in Chimacum, for people ages six to 65-plus, with special needs.… Continue reading

Estate planning workshop set at Peninsula College

Achieving both life and giving goals will be the focus of an estate planning workshop slated for 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, at the… Continue reading

Fifth Street Community Garden tours return for 2018

The Clallam County Master Gardeners monthly garden walks at the Port Angeles Fifth Street Community Garden are slated to begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, April… Continue reading

Free tax preparation continues at Shipley Center

IRS-certified AARP TAX-AIDE volunteers continue to prepare and electronically file tax returns at the Shipley Center, 921 E. Hammond St. Sequim. Volunteers will be available… Continue reading

Next Green Thumb event explores world of honeybees

At the next Green Thumb Garden Tips event, Meg Depew of Sequim Bee Farm will highlight the significant role of honeybees and discuss specific tactics… Continue reading

OAT Run set for April 28

The Olympic Adventure Trail Run (OAT Run) is a one-way trail 12K and half marathon on Saturday, April 28. The half-marathon run is set for… Continue reading

PC’s Zombie Run an all-ages affair

Peninsula College’s annual 5k Zombie Mud Run and obstacle course features challenges for participants of all ages. The fourth-annual event is set for Saturday, May… Continue reading

Registration is open for summer backpacking programs

NatureBridge, the largest residential environmental education partner of the National Park Service, leads backpacking programs for high school students in Olympic and Yosemite National Parks… Continue reading

Sequim equestrians punch ticket to state at district meet

A host of Sequim Equestrian Team athletes are headed to the state meet after a solid finish in the team’s third and final district meet… Continue reading

State unemployment rate unchanged in February

Washington state’s economy added 8,700 jobs in February, and the state’s seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate came in at 4.7 percent, according to the Employment… Continue reading

Students to teach community about Clallam County history

A student who wants to save African elephants found a local subject that interested her. Raven Taylor wrote about those elephants’ extinct descendants, mastodons, and… Continue reading

Volunteer hospice group seeks stories for 40th anniversary

Representatives with Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County (VHOCC) are seeking community members who would be willing to share their stories, connections and and experiences with… Continue reading

George and Jolie Will of Sequim look for litter on the beach near the Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge near Sequim in 2017, as part of statewide effort to remove trash and other unwanted debris from along Washington’s coasts. The event, hosted by the Washington CoastSavers program, sees volunteers each year spread out to scour beaches along the Pacific coastline and the Strait of Juan de Fuca. File photo by Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News

Washington Coast Cleanup set for April 21

With winter’s prevailing winds and surface currents pushing marine debris toward the Washington coast, the Washington CoastSavers and community volunteers are gearing up for their… Continue reading

George and Jolie Will of Sequim look for litter on the beach near the Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge near Sequim in 2017, as part of statewide effort to remove trash and other unwanted debris from along Washington’s coasts. The event, hosted by the Washington CoastSavers program, sees volunteers each year spread out to scour beaches along the Pacific coastline and the Strait of Juan de Fuca. File photo by Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News

Community variety show moves to Sequim grange

The Your Community Variety Show is relocating. Starting with the April 17 performance, the monthly program will be held at the Sequim Prairie Grange, 290… Continue reading

Fastpitch: Wolves bash Bucs 12-1, improve to 2-0 in league

Olympic League standings Team Lg. Over. Port Angeles 3-0 5-1 Sequim 2-0 2-5 Olympic 2-1 4-2 North Kitsap 1-1 4-2 Bremerton 0-1 1-3 Kingston 0-3… Continue reading

Hood Canal Bridge closures set

Improving weather conditions are allowing resumption of a rehabilitation project that began last year on the State Route 104/Hood Canal Bridge.Contractor crews working for the… Continue reading