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Contributor Ruth Betz spots this colorful display during a recent rainstorm as she walks her dogs at Carrie Blake Community Park.… Continue reading

  • Nov 22, 2017

Familiar faces highlight change in Sequim High’s drama program

Sequim High School’s drama program is continuing on with some familiar faces. John and Laura Lorentzen and David McInnes, all Sequim School District teachers, agreed… Continue reading

Girl Scouts help remodel childrens space in Sequim police station

One nook of the Sequim Police Department is more kid-friendly thanks to the efforts of some hard working girl scouts. Earlier this fall, members of… Continue reading

Landscape started at Pioneer Memorial Park

The City of Sequim and members of the Sequim Prairie Garden Club started the landscaping process at Pioneer Memorial Park on Nov. 16 as part… Continue reading

Police Blotter — Nov. 22, 2017

The weekly police blotter includes incidents that occurred in the City of Sequim and in unincorporated Clallam County in the Sequim-Dungeness Valley area. Nov. 14… Continue reading

Volunteers Joel Ogden and Anne Notman with Sequim Community Aid help Sheena Touchard look for toys at last year’s Toys for Sequim Kids. Organizers said 400 children in Sequim received items from the event in 2016. This year, the event is set for Dec. 13, at the Sequim Prairie Grange. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew

Sequim Community Aid seeks donations for Toys for Sequim Kids on Dec. 13

This December, Sequim Community Aid continues its 70-year tradition of providing presents for local children at its Toys for Sequim Kids giveaway. Slated for 9… Continue reading

Volunteers Joel Ogden and Anne Notman with Sequim Community Aid help Sheena Touchard look for toys at last year’s Toys for Sequim Kids. Organizers said 400 children in Sequim received items from the event in 2016. This year, the event is set for Dec. 13, at the Sequim Prairie Grange. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew

Sequim Schools still waiting on McCleary

While the details of fully funding basic education remains a constant unknown for school districts across Washington state, Sequim School District may be in the… Continue reading

The Sequim Food Bank distributed up to 900 turkey dinners for Thanksgiving from Nov. 17-18 and on Nov. 20 and is preparing to deliver 700 for Christmas. Evan James, 17, and Alexi Rampp-Taft, 15, hand out food at the Sequim Food Bank on Nov. 17. Sequim Gazette photo by Erin Hawkins

Sequim sets table for Thanksgiving dinners

Several Sequim organizations are offering free meals on Thursday, Nov. 23, for Thanksgiving: Community dinner at Sequim Boys & Girls Club The Olympic Peninsula Healthy… Continue reading

The Sequim Food Bank distributed up to 900 turkey dinners for Thanksgiving from Nov. 17-18 and on Nov. 20 and is preparing to deliver 700 for Christmas. Evan James, 17, and Alexi Rampp-Taft, 15, hand out food at the Sequim Food Bank on Nov. 17. Sequim Gazette photo by Erin Hawkins

Sequim’s seasonal greetings

The holiday season is in the air — literally — as a 35-foot noble fir was lifted and installed at the corner of East Washington… Continue reading

Van De Wege to chair Natural Resources committee

Sen. Kevin Van De Wege (D-Sequim) will chair the Senate Agriculture, Water, Natural Resources and Parks Committee when the Legislature convenes in January for the… Continue reading

Weather — Nov. 22, 2017

Weather Date High Low Nov. 14 50 40 Nov. 15 54 39 Nov. 16 50 37 Nov. 17 50 35 Nov. 18* 42 36 Nov.… Continue reading

  • Nov 22, 2017

2017 General Election results: Kuh, Gibson get school board seats, McAleer retains Port position

Port of Port Angeles incumbent Colleen McAleer was leading challenger Michael Cobb for Sequim-area Position 1 on the board of commissioners while voters were headed… Continue reading

‘Cranksgiving’ adds team competition to 2017 event

2017 Cranksgiving What: Food-raiser for Sequim Food Bank When: 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18 Where: Starts at Sequim Food Bank, 144 W. Alder St. Contact:… Continue reading

City councilors approve 128 home development

Willow Creek Manor, a 128-home subdivision, will move forward with construction despite safety concerns from neighbors and the Sequim Planning Commission. Sequim City Councilors approved… Continue reading

City of Sequim to discontinue passport service

The City of Sequim will no longer offer passport services beginning Jan. 1, 2018. The service is available at Clallam and Jefferson County offices and… Continue reading

Community News Briefs — Nov. 15, 2017

Shellfish harvesting upgraded at Discovery Bay The Clallam County Department of Health and Human Services’ Environmental Health Division announced last week an upgrade to shellfish… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2017

Defending freedom: Marine Corps veteran urges telling of military history

The annual regional Veterans Day ceremony in a Port Angeles Coast Guard hangar rarely coaxes crowd interjections. But on Saturday, Nov. 11, mumbles of “no”… Continue reading

Huge fee hike for park proposed; National Park Service seeks rise to $70 for one vehicle, one week

Could a single visit to the Elwha Valley, Hurricane Ridge or the Sol Duc Salmon Cascades cost $70? That’s what the National Park Service is… Continue reading

Masonic group honors Marvin G. Shields in ceremony

The National Sojourners Olympic Chapter 539 honored the late U.S. Navy Petty Officer Marvin G. Shields, the only Navy Seabee to receive the Medal of… Continue reading

Milliman runs for Sequim Food Bank

Sequim’s Chuck Milliman, right, kicks off his fundraiser for the Sequim Food Bank on Nov. 14. Joined here by friend Steve Kellmyer, Milliman said he… Continue reading