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Sequim Community Orchestra, String Kids set winter concert

Sequim Community Orchestra members are gearing up for their second-annual Christmas Concert this week, a show where they’ll be joined by their student counterparts. Students… Continue reading

Veterans Corner: Holiday dinners, to attend and to support!

The sixth-annual Veterans Holiday Dinner will be at Smugglers Landing, 115 E. Railroad Ave. in Port Angeles on Sunday, Dec. 17. This dinner is free… Continue reading

@SequimSchools — Dec. 6, 2017

HELEN HALLER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Here are a few examples of poetry that fifth-graders in Gail Kite’s have written: “Envy Is As Can Be” My name… Continue reading

  • Dec 6, 2017

‘Fantasia,’ sing-along to be part of PA Symphony concert

The “Snow Maiden Suite,” “The Adoration of the Magi,” an Overture on Hebrew Themes and a “Fantasia on Christmas Carols.” These are all part of… Continue reading

A show to remember in December

‘Holiday Variety Show’ Presented by: Olympic Theatre Arts When: Dec. 7-10; 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday Where: Olympic Theatre Arts main… Continue reading

A&E Briefs — Dec. 6, 2017

Round Trip comes to Elks Lodge Local band Round Trip plays rock ‘n’ roll, country and oldies from 6-8:40 p.m. Sunday, Dec., 10, at the… Continue reading

  • Dec 6, 2017

Archibald’s book details life of peninsula truckers

Longtime Forks resident Lonnie Archibald has written another trucking book, this one titled “Keep On Truckin’ (More of The Lives and Times of Olympic Peninsula… Continue reading

Births — Dec. 6, 2017

Oh baby! Nov. 11, 2017 — 5:52 a.m., a daughter, Alexis Eileen Beeson, 7 pounds 8 ounces, to Nick and Sarah Beeson of Sequim.… Continue reading

  • Dec 6, 2017

City of Sequim accepting applications for scholarships

The City of Sequim last week announced that it is now accepting applications for the Association of Washington Cities Center for Quality Communities Scholarship Fund.… Continue reading

Community Calendar — Dec. 6, 2017

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

  • Dec 6, 2017

Cyclists spin in the holiday season

Each year the cyclists in the Sequim-Dungeness Valley gather to decorate a tree on Sequim’s east end as “our gift to our community and anyone… Continue reading

  • Dec 6, 2017

Deadline for Young Artist Competition nears

Applications for the 2018 Nico Snel Young Artist Competition are being accepted. Deadline for applications is Dec. 15. The competition, set for 9:30 a.m. Saturday,… Continue reading

Faith news — Dec. 6, 2017

OUUF talk explores ’Justice and Forgiveness’ At 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 10, Bridget Laflin will speak at Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship on “Justice and Forgiveness… Continue reading

  • Dec 6, 2017

From the Back Nine: Spoiler alert

I believe I have gotten in touch with my inner Grinch this Christmas season even more than usual. Not that I want to snow on… Continue reading

  • Dec 6, 2017

Milestone: Bernsten gets Rotary honor

Petra Bernsten, shown here with Rotary public relations representative Bret Keehn, left, and president Jon Jack, was named Sequim Sunrise Rotary’s October Middle School Student… Continue reading

  • Dec 6, 2017

Milestone: OMC nurses receive recognition

Olympic Medical Center officials recognized 10 registered nurses at a recent board of commissioners meeting. Each was honored for exceptional patient care, process improvement efforts… Continue reading

  • Dec 6, 2017
The VFW Post 4760-Sequim employed the Sign Store to repair the large VFW sign hanging on the north entrance at 169 E. Washington St. VFW officials estimate the sign had been dim for about 28 years until membership decided to host a funding drive to have the sign restored fund drive was started to pay for it restoration. The sign was (re)lit Nov. 27. Submitted photo

Milestone: Sequim VFW restores Washington Street sign

The VFW Post 4760-Sequim employed the Sign Store to repair the large VFW sign hanging on the north entrance at 169 E. Washington St. VFW… Continue reading

  • Dec 6, 2017
The VFW Post 4760-Sequim employed the Sign Store to repair the large VFW sign hanging on the north entrance at 169 E. Washington St. VFW officials estimate the sign had been dim for about 28 years until membership decided to host a funding drive to have the sign restored fund drive was started to pay for it restoration. The sign was (re)lit Nov. 27. Submitted photo

NOLS hosts free Microsoft Office testing

The North Olympic Library System, in partnership with the Washington State Library, is offering multiple testing sessions for Microsoft Office Specialist and Microsoft Technology Associate… Continue reading

Off the Shelf: Let’s talk about the library

Friendly. Busy. Cozy. Crowded. These are a few of the words that have been used to describe the current Sequim Library facility. The branch was… Continue reading

Parenting Matters: A meaningful, positive beginning in math

Unfortunately, math isn’t everyone’s favorite subject. It almost as if we start saying negative things about math when a child first begins to learn math.… Continue reading

  • Dec 6, 2017