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Author creates definitive guide to Sequim lavender

“The Lavender of Sequim: America’s Provence” By Bonnie Louise Gillis and Roger Mosley Available for $18.95 at Amazon and dozens of local retailers For more… Continue reading

Community Calendar — April 10, 2019

Deadline for items appearing in the community calendar is noon on Wednesday, one week before publication at editor@sequimgazette.com or delivered to the Sequim Gazette at… Continue reading

  • Apr 10, 2019

Cycling Around: Spring shows up

Warming temperatures and more sunshine are ideal conditions for the emergence of spring cyclists. This year, especially as spring seems to have arrived with a… Continue reading

  • Apr 10, 2019

Dungeness Valley Lutheran makes grants

Sequim’s Dungeness Valley Lutheran Church, which has raised thousands of dollars for area charities for more than 20 years with its annual Yuletide Bazaar, presented… Continue reading

  • Apr 10, 2019
Bob Cain, Jeanette Stehr-Green, Audreen Williams and Laurel Moulton will lead a walk through the Fifth Street Community Garden, 328 E. Fifth St., Port Angeles, at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 13. Submitted photo

Fifth Street Community Garden walks return for 2019

The April garden walk focuses on getting a jump on the short gardening season, soil testing and crop rotation. Vegetable varietals that do well in… Continue reading

  • Apr 10, 2019
Bob Cain, Jeanette Stehr-Green, Audreen Williams and Laurel Moulton will lead a walk through the Fifth Street Community Garden, 328 E. Fifth St., Port Angeles, at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 13. Submitted photo
Closely-spaced lettuce plants increase the yield from this raised-bed garden. Photo courtesy of Clallam County Master Gardeners

Get It Growing: Making the most of what you’ve got

Do you think you need a big garden to grow a lot of vegetables? You really don’t! A 4-foot by 4-foot space can grow substantial… Continue reading

Closely-spaced lettuce plants increase the yield from this raised-bed garden. Photo courtesy of Clallam County Master Gardeners

Learn about ornamental grasses

WSU Master Gardener Janet Oja will provide suggestions for designing a garden which incorporates bamboo and ornamental grasses, at noon Thursday, April 11, in the… Continue reading

  • Apr 10, 2019

Local Toastmasters win, advance to division contests

The Sequim and Port Angeles Toastmasters Clubs boast a pair of area contest first-place finishers and division qualifiers: Terry Barrett of the Sequim club in… Continue reading

Men with Guitars groups return to Sequim stage

The ever-popular Men with Guitars concert is back in 2019, helping support the Mujeres de Maiz Opportunity Foundation, at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at… Continue reading

Milestone: Newblom’s ‘Lighthouse Fly Over’ labeled a winner

This one’s a “keeper.” Sequim resident Bill Newblom saw his photo entry “Lighthouse Fly Over” take top honors out of a field of more than… Continue reading

NorthWest Women’s Chorale concert features two shows in one day

The NorthWest Women’s Chorale will present its spring concert, “Weather, or not …” at 2 p.m., Saturday, April 13, in Sequim at Trinity United Methodist… Continue reading

  • Apr 10, 2019

OPA seeks anthology entries

Olympic Peninsula Authors is now accepting prose and poetry submissions for its next publication, “In the Words of Olympic Peninsula Authors, Volume 3.” Submissions are… Continue reading

  • Apr 10, 2019

PC offers awards to enroll

Peninsula College is offering 2019 high school graduates in Clallam and Jefferson counties $1,000 to attend PC as full-time freshman, in person or online, beginning… Continue reading

  • Apr 10, 2019

Primarily positive parenting

Being positive is a key to success. It works at your job, in your marriage and certainly with raising your children. No one needs to… Continue reading

  • Apr 10, 2019

Revamped website helps ONP campers set reservations

The Olympic National Park Wilderness Information Center transitioned to an online reservation system through recreation.gov on March 18. The new online reservation system allows backpackers… Continue reading

Sequim sets 2019 Music in the Park lineup

Eleven musical groups headline this year’s Music in the Park concerts in Sequim. In all, 20 bands applied to perform during this year’s City Arts… Continue reading

Stroll trails, enjoy poetry

This spring the North Olympic Library System is teaming up with Olympic National Park to offer a sixth season of Poetry Walks. This year’s program… Continue reading

  • Apr 10, 2019

United Way hosts tea benefiting Owens Fund

The first ever Peggy’s Birthday Tea, benefiting the Dick and Peggy Owens Fund of the Clallam Community Foundation, raised over $10,000 on March 20 at… Continue reading

  • Apr 10, 2019

UPDATE: First of 2019 Traveler’s Journal series postponed

Editor’s note: This first installment of the 2019 Traveler’s Journal series — “Kilimanjaro: Trekking to the Rooftop of Africa,” by Steve and Lucy Nordwell —… Continue reading

  • Apr 10, 2019

Veterans Corner: Marine Corps League to host meet and greet

At 1 p.m. on the last Friday of every month, a Bell Ringing Ceremony to honor veterans who have passed the previous month is held… Continue reading