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A generous helping hand turned a mar on Sequim’s annual civic festival into a feel-good story. Members of Carlsborg VFW Post 6787 were handing out… Continue reading

  • Jun 19, 2019
Pictured, from left, Sequim Middle School students Finn Marlow, Julia Jeffers, Desmond Tippins, Ruby Coulson, and Kari Olson pose with their SeaPerch regionals ROV “The Banana Boat,” left, and their SeaPerch nationals competition ROV the “Fire Breathing Rubber Ducky.” Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley.

SMS students make a national mark in SeaPerch

Mechanical issues sank their results, but students loved the experience

Pictured, from left, Sequim Middle School students Finn Marlow, Julia Jeffers, Desmond Tippins, Ruby Coulson, and Kari Olson pose with their SeaPerch regionals ROV “The Banana Boat,” left, and their SeaPerch nationals competition ROV the “Fire Breathing Rubber Ducky.” Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley.

Community calendar — June 12, 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

  • Jun 14, 2019

@SequimSchools — June 12, 2019

DISTRICT The next school board meeting is 6 p.m. Monday, June 17, in the district boardroom, 503 N. Sequim Ave. The public is invited to… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2019

A&E briefs — June 12, 2019

Monday Musicale sets monthly meeting The next Port Angeles—Monday Musicale’s monthly meeting is set for noon on June 17, at the Queen of Angels Catholic… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2019
Here are some of the nearly 1,000 douglas fir, noble fir, cedar, and hemlock tree seedlings potted by the Busch family and donated to the Lower Elwha tribe for use in the Elwha Watershed Restoration project. Photo by Pam Busch

Busch family celebrates 10 years helping Elwha with tree donations

Family has donated more than 5,000 trees to the Elwha watershed restoration project

Here are some of the nearly 1,000 douglas fir, noble fir, cedar, and hemlock tree seedlings potted by the Busch family and donated to the Lower Elwha tribe for use in the Elwha Watershed Restoration project. Photo by Pam Busch

City of Sequim seeking arts commission applicants

The City of Sequim is currently seeking two applicants for the City Arts Advisory Commission: one applicant to serve the remainder of a four-year term,expiring… Continue reading

Cycling Around: Bicycles and traffic circles and horses, oh my!

Did you read the title and think to your self, “Wow, I’ve seen bikes in the traffic circles around here, but not horses!” Or maybe… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2019

Get It Growing: Tips for growing tomatoes in the Pacific Northwest

Veteran Master Gardeners Audreen Williams, Laurel Moulton, Jan Bartron and Jeanette Stehr-Green provide tips for growing tomatoes on the North Olympic Peninsula from 10-11 a.m.… Continue reading

Green Thumbs session examines poisonous plants

Cathy Lucero, Clallam County Noxious Weed Control coordinator, will provide information about plants that are poisonous to people and animals at noon on Thursday, June… Continue reading

Historic Sequim barn gets six-figure make-over

A bit of serendipity, a friendly neighbor and a state-funded program is helping keep a piece of Sequim history alive. The Olson family, who owns… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2019

Interim superintendent search underway

The Sequim school district working with NWLA to replace Neal

Jump into ‘A Universe of Stories’ with NOLS’s summer reading program

This year’s Summer Reading Program at the North Olympic Library System includes a reading challenge with incentives to earn a free book and T-shirt, chances… Continue reading

Learn about Protection Island’s birds, sea life at OPAS meeting

The Protection Island Aquatic Reserve, established by Department of Natural Resources in 2010, includes more than 37 square miles of marine waters around Protection Island,… Continue reading

Learn how to grow tomatoes at ‘Saturdays in the Garden’ session

Has our short growing season frustrated efforts to grow vine-ripened tomatoes? Got grass-green tomatoes on tree-like bushes at the end of the summer? Learn how… Continue reading

Milestone: Bowden earns Rotary Student of the Month honor

Jonathan Bowden, center, pictured here with Public Relations representative Bret Keehn, left, and Rotary president Jim McEntire, was named Sequim Sunrise Rotary’s April Middle School… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2019

Milestone: Dungeness Composite Squadron completes change of command

Dungeness Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol recently completed a change of command on May 28, as 1st Lt. Darren Fitzgerald relieved Maj. Mark… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2019

Milestone: OMC surgery staff earn ‘CNOR Strong’ status

Thanks to the participation of Olympic Medical Center operating room staff, Olympic Medical Center recently earned a 2019 CNOR Strong designation. Five surgery nurses —… Continue reading

Milestone: PEO’s FY Chapters barn dance raises $3,200 for scholarships

PEO’s FY Chapters barn dance fundraiser on June 8 sold 180 tickets and raised more than $3,200 for women’s scholarships. With tunes from the Buck… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2019

PA Players go ‘Barefoot in the Park’

Centered on the question “Do opposites attract?,” the Port Angeles Community Players present Neil Simon’s “Barefoot in the Park” for two more weekends — June… Continue reading