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New webpage highlights volunteer opportunities for environment

WSU Extension has launched a new “one-stop shopping” webpage that connects volunteers with Olympic Peninsula environmental organizations, with 18 organizations currently listed. View the new… Continue reading

Olympic Theatre Arts to debut ‘The Flip Flop Flotilla’ at Juan de Fuca Festival

The Olympic Theatre Arts Children’s Theater Road Show debuts “The Flip Flop Flotilla” at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 25, at the Juan De Fuca Festival… Continue reading

Parenting Matters: What parents need to know

Parents know they are the ones who will be talking with their child about responsibility, smoking, kindness, hard work, bullying, being untruthful, drugs and swearing.… Continue reading

  • May 22, 2019

Patterson’s art soars at aviation forum

“Dancing with the Northern Lights,” a watercolor painting by Sequim Artist Priscilla Patterson, received an Honorable Mention Award at the recent American Society of Aviation… Continue reading

  • May 22, 2019

PHOTO: Prime Porsches on display

Sponsored by the Olympic Peninsula Region-Porsche Club of America and the 356 Club, and coinciding with a Sequim Cars & Coffee meeting, the Spring Tour-Car… Continue reading

  • May 22, 2019
Several students are given instruction on a riding stability course at the Olympic Peninsula Bicycle Alliance’s Bike Rodeo in May 18. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Sequim Bike Rodeo encourages fun, safety

On Saturday, May 18, the Olympic Peninsula Bicycle Alliance hosted a Bike Rodeo at Helen Haller Elementary’s bus parking lot to help educate Sequim’s Youth… Continue reading

Several students are given instruction on a riding stability course at the Olympic Peninsula Bicycle Alliance’s Bike Rodeo in May 18. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley

Sequim City Band sets 2019 ‘Concerts at The James’ schedule

The Sequim City Band, an all-volunteer concert band under the direction of Tyler Benedict, announced the group’s summer 2019 “Concerts at The James” schedule last… Continue reading

Sequim High School’s Interact Club making an impact

Sequim High School has several clubs with many goals, but their Interact Club is the one focused on teaching students about making a difference in… Continue reading

Sequim Middle School’s Bower gets Rotary honor

Ava Bower, shown here with Rotary public relations representative Bret Keehn, was recently named Sequim Sunrise Rotary’s March Middle School Student of the Month. Bower,… Continue reading

  • May 22, 2019
Dana Minard in his Culinary Arts classroom. Photo submitted by James Heintz.

SHS staff, students remember Dana Minard

A beloved teacher, mentor and friend, Minard will be much missed by students and fellow staff alike.

Dana Minard in his Culinary Arts classroom. Photo submitted by James Heintz.

@SequimSchools — May 15, 2019

DISTRICT The next school board meeting is 6 p.m. Monday, May 20, in the district boardroom, 503 N. Sequim Ave. The public is invited to… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2019

A&E briefs — May 15, 2019

Buck Ellard at grange Enjoy a dinner and dance with the Buck Ellard Band from 5:30-8 p.m. Sunday, May 19, at the Sequim Prairie Grange,… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2019

Clallam County Historical Society to spotlight bridal gowns at annual fundraiser

The Clallam County Historical Society and North Olympic History Center present “Celebrating 120 Years of Bridal Parties” at its annual fashion show fundraiser on Saturday,… Continue reading

Community calendar — May 15, 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

  • May 15, 2019

Former Sequim teacher to lead Roosevelt Elementary

Sequim resident Jennifer Van De Wege, currently assistant principal of Roosevelt Elementary in Port Angeles, was named principal of Roosevelt Elementary for the upcoming school… Continue reading

Gardening session set for peninsula newcomers

Master Gardener Margery Whites will lead a workshop for newcomers about gardening on the Olympic Peninsula from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, May 18, at the at… Continue reading

Get It Growing: Landscaping with fruits and vegetables

Just imagine the pink and white blossoms of an apple tree signaling the arrival of spring and supplying fruit for a festive apple press in… Continue reading

Blackberry bushes have started to overgrow the guardrails on the fallen Dean Creek Bridge, which washed out in April 2018. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley.

No timeline for Olympic Discovery Trail damages

With the weather warming up, locals and tourists alike will be flocking to trails across the Olympic Peninsula in significant numbers to enjoy the sun… Continue reading

Blackberry bushes have started to overgrow the guardrails on the fallen Dean Creek Bridge, which washed out in April 2018. Sequim Gazette photo by Conor Dowley.

NOLS recruiting teen volunteers for summer programs

The North Olympic Library System is in search of teens to spend part of their summer break volunteering at the library — having fun, earning… Continue reading

Olympic Christian School selects winners at 2019 Art Festival

Olympic Christian School recently heralded their top student artists, naming winners of the school’s 2019 Art Festival in early May. Winners included (by grade, name,… Continue reading