93 Days of Summer, Aug. 16-22

The Olympic Peninsula has plenty going on for our 93 days of summer. Check out this week’s staff picks and look for more each Wednesday,… Continue reading


A&E briefs — Aug. 15, 2018

Rock club hosts fall open house All “rockhounds” and “rock lovers” with boxes and buckets of rocks are invited to see what they can do… Continue reading

  • Aug 15, 2018


Actor Danny Glover, beer, wine and food on tap for PT Film Festival

Danny Glover, a U.N. Goodwill Ambassador, human rights activist and award-winning actor, will be in the center spotlight of the Port Townsend Film Festival on… Continue reading


Births — Aug. 15, 2018

Oh baby! July 23, 2018 — 5:33 a.m., a daughter, Elora Paige Mendiola, 11 pounds, to Kelsey and Robert Mendiola, Sequim. Aug. 1, 2018 —… Continue reading

  • Aug 15, 2018

Call for entries for ‘Rocks, Gems & Jewels’ exhibit

The City Arts Advisory Commission is seeking entries of art, in any medium, for the next exhibit to be displayed in the lobby of the… Continue reading

Community calendar — Aug. 15, 2018

Deadline for items appearing in the community calendar is 5 p.m. Wednesday one week before publication at or delivered to the Sequim Gazette at… Continue reading

  • Aug 15, 2018

Farm to Table: Bounty of blueberries

Living in Sequim means that we get to enjoy the parade of summer fruit grown on local farms: from those first strawberries, on to cherries,… Continue reading

  • Aug 15, 2018

Get It Growing: The dirt on succulents

It’s hard to briefly describe succulents — a group of plants that are as diverse as they are stunning. It may help to highlight the… Continue reading

Gleaners seeking new crops in mid-summer weeks

After a successful haul in the first weeks of summer, local gleaners are transitioning to other crops. Officials with the WSU Extension Office’s Clallam Gleaning… Continue reading

Library’s Summertime Music! series kicks off Friday night

The Sequim Library’s Summertime Music! Outdoor Concert Series brings music groups to Sequim for a trio of free Friday night concerts this month. Concerts are… Continue reading

Local health officials urge students to get required vaccinations

The Clallam County Health & Human Services Department is encouraging parents and students to schedule appointments for required immunizations as they prepare for the 2018-2019… Continue reading

Milestone: Peninsula College auto tech program gets vehicles training from Subaru

Peninsula College’s Automotive Technology Program received a Subaru Forrester and a Crosstrek last week, through a partnership with Subaru of America. The vehicle donations, along… Continue reading

Milestone: Sequim’s Civil Air Patrol hosts change of command ceremony

Dungeness Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol held a cadet change of command ceremony Aug. 7, handing command of the unit’s cadet contingent over… Continue reading

Milestone: SHS graduate Andres awarded Olympic Driftwood Sculptors scholarship

The Olympic Driftwood Sculptors announced last week the club’s 2018 Visual Art Scholarship of $2,000 goes to Haelee Dawn Andres, a 2018 graduate of Sequim… Continue reading

  • Aug 15, 2018

New tunes on tap for Timberwolves: Director George Rodes looks to set tone at Sequim Middle School

George Rodes is back in his comfort zone… that is, in a band room. “Music is a learning vehicle,” Rodes says. “You don’t have to… Continue reading

Parenting Matters: Choking hazards are all around

Most of us choke on food from time to time. But little kids who will stick just about anything into their mouths really have problems.… Continue reading

  • Aug 15, 2018

Schools out, we’re in

A myriad activities are happening at the club, all part of the everyday club experience. Last week and the remainder of this week, the Smile… Continue reading

Sequim quilter selected for prestigious show

Sequim’s Martha Scott, a board member of the Sunbonnet Sue Quilt Club, competes in the 2018 American Quilter’s Society QuiltWeek — Fall Paducah show on… Continue reading

Sequim woman receives aviation award

To sum up her life and love of aviation in a few words, Donna Wilson-Sommer says, “It’s been a joy ride.” A Sequim resident, Wilson-Sommer… Continue reading

Summer Strings Workshop culminates in free public concert

Summer Strings Workshop concert Who: Port Angeles Symphony’s summer workshop students When: 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17 Where: First Presbyterian Church, 139 W. Eighth St.,… Continue reading