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Parenting Matters: Ignoring the bad, praising the good

Trying to stop your child from doing something you find irritating can be a difficult task. Some children respond quickly and others persist in doing… Continue reading

  • Nov 27, 2019

Sequim High robotics team sets annual luau for Dec. 7

The Sequim High School Robotics Team hosts the group’s fifth-annual Luau & Auction, dubbed “Aloha Cruisin’,” set for 6-8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7, at… Continue reading

SHS stages Shakespeares Twelfth Night

Cast features nearly all females, original music

@SequimSchools — Nov. 20, 2019

DISTRICT The next school board meeting is 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2, in the district boardroom, 503 N. Sequim Ave. The public is invited to… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2019

‘Exercise & Thrive’ with YMCA’s free cancer survivor program

The YMCA of Sequim hosts Exercise & Thrive, a 12-week, free cancer survivor program, starting Monday, Dec. 2, and held at the YMCA facility at… Continue reading

A&E briefs — Nov. 20, 2019

Poetry reading set Nine Sequim poets will read from their newly published anthology, “Last Wednesday,” from 2- 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23, at the… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2019

Community Calendar — Nov. 20, 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

  • Nov 20, 2019

Faith news — Nov. 20, 2019

Taizé service set The ecumenical Taizé service takes place from 7- 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 525 N. Fifth Ave. The… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2019

First Federal foundation awards $500K in grants

The Board of Directors of the First Federal Community Foundation announced in early November they will make grant awards to local and regional nonprofits, with… Continue reading

Milestone: Friday Night Live volunteers get thanks

Going on seven years strong, the Friday Night Live has been backed by a group of volunteers including decorators, graphic artist, greeters, talent coordinator, kitchen… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2019

Milestone: North Olympic Salmon Coalition group picks officers

The Board of Directors of the North Olympic Salmon Coalition recently elected board members and officers. Current board members Andy Brastad, Brian Roe and Richard… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2019

Milestone: Sequim Middle School’s Drew gets Rotary honor

Ashton Drew, center, pictured with Rotary president Russ Mellon, left, and public relations representative Bret Keehn, was recently named Sequim Sunrise Rotary’s October Middle School… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2019

Milestone: Soroptimists pick Lofstrom twins for Girls of Month awards

Soroptimist International of Sequim recently recognized Alissa Lofstrom, left, and Eva Lofstrom with their Girls of the Month awards. The Sequim High School students are… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2019

Olympic Medical Home Health gets another ‘Top Agency’ honor

For the 13th time in 14 years, Olympic Medical Home Health received HomeCare Elite recognition. HomeCare Elite, a recognition of top-performing home health agencies in… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2019

Olympic Nature Experience sets 50 Days of Fall Sharing to support nature time for community

Olympic Nature Experience is offering three programs for free or by donation through November and December to help connect our community with nature. The events,… Continue reading

Parenting Matters: Becoming a writer

From a very young age, your child is likely to see you writing. This will inspire her to want to do the same. You will… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2019
The Carlsborg VFW Post 6787 on Nov. 9 performs a flag replacement ceremony at the Sequim Veterans Memorial, located in front of the Sequim Museum & Arts building on North Sequim Avenue. The flags were replaced because of age and wear. Carlsborg VFW Post 6787 maintains the memorial, a tribute to veterans past and present. Participating in the flag replacement were Dallas Holman, Don Hyatt, Tom Cox, Mel Fisher, Larry Klinefelter, Post Commander Rod Lee, Joe Borden, Cal Barnard and Museum board member/veteran Bud Knapp. Submitted photo

PHOTO: Sequim memorial’s flags refreshed

The Carlsborg VFW Post 6787 on Nov. 9 performs a flag replacement ceremony at the Sequim Veterans Memorial, located in front of the Sequim Museum… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2019
The Carlsborg VFW Post 6787 on Nov. 9 performs a flag replacement ceremony at the Sequim Veterans Memorial, located in front of the Sequim Museum & Arts building on North Sequim Avenue. The flags were replaced because of age and wear. Carlsborg VFW Post 6787 maintains the memorial, a tribute to veterans past and present. Participating in the flag replacement were Dallas Holman, Don Hyatt, Tom Cox, Mel Fisher, Larry Klinefelter, Post Commander Rod Lee, Joe Borden, Cal Barnard and Museum board member/veteran Bud Knapp. Submitted photo

River Center’s Nature Mart moves to Blyn due to construction

Volunteers look to fund education programs

Sequim choir students get state honors

Seventeen students from Sequim High School and seven from Sequim Middle School were recently selected for the Washington Music Educators Association (WMEA) honors. SHS students… Continue reading

Sequim church’s ‘Yuletide’ event a boon for local charities

’Tis the season for Bazaars, and one of Sequim’s biggest community-boosting fundraiser events, Dungeness Valley Lutheran Church’s annual Yuletide Bazaar, is once again offering hundreds… Continue reading