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Science Café examines prepping for ‘The Big One’

Scientists and Pacific Northwest residents alike concerned about the possibility of a massive earthquake and the resulting damage. The next Sequim Science Café — “Preparing… Continue reading

Seattle Foundation’s eighth and final GiveBIG to impact Olympic Peninsula nonprofits

GiveBIG What: One-day online charitable giving event When: All day Wednesday, May 9 Where: www.givebigseattle.org Who: Local nonprofits participating in GiveBIG with match opportunities, including… Continue reading

Sequim plans Bike Everywhere Month activities

Sequim fans of bicycling have plenty of chances to warm up for summer riding during Bike Everywhere Month, with group rides and other activities promoted… Continue reading

Voting in USA Today’s 10Best Awards’ online campaign for “Best Small Town for Shopping” continues through May 14. After nearly two weeks leading the campaign, Sequim slipped to third place. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Sequim slips to third in ‘Best Small Town for Shopping’ campaign

One week later, and Sequim appears to be behind in a race with fellow small cities in the Northeast. After leading USA Today’s 10Best Awards’… Continue reading

Voting in USA Today’s 10Best Awards’ online campaign for “Best Small Town for Shopping” continues through May 14. After nearly two weeks leading the campaign, Sequim slipped to third place. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Sequim Wheelers purchase first adaptive bike for elderly, disabled

The Sequim Wheelers are almost ready to start biking without boundaries. The Wheelers are a nonprofit that was launched in December to provide free bike… Continue reading

Sequim’s new K-9 team receives certification, begins patrols

After more than 400 hours of state-mandated training, Sequim Police Department’s lone K-9 team of Detective Paul Dailidenas and Mamba the dog are now patrolling… Continue reading

Soils workshop for farmers set in Sequim

WSU Extension’s Regional Small Farms Program is hosting a workshop for farmers titled “Advanced Soils and Cover Crops: Optimizing Nitrogen Management on Organic and Biologically… Continue reading

Weather — May 2, 2018

Temperatures Date High Low April 24 67 39 April 25 71 46 April 26 74 45 April 27 57 48 April 28 50 47 April… Continue reading

  • May 2, 2018
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Ward promoted to vice president of Sound Publishing; Josh O’Connor to step up as president

Peninsula Daily News Publisher Terry Ward has been promoted to vice president of Sound Publishing, Inc. Ward will continue to serve as publisher of the… Continue reading

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Best of the Peninsula voting is underway now through May 31. Click here to vote today!

It’s time again to vote for Best of the Peninsula in separate Clallam County and Jefferson County polling. All voting for the scores of categories… Continue reading

McDonald Creek Bridge set to open late morning on Tuesday, May 1

Editor’s note: Due to poor weather, the bridge tentatively opens on Tuesday, May 1. Previous story: After months of construction and detours, the new McDonald… Continue reading

City reaffirms stance to keep John Wayne Marina public

While Port of Port Angeles staff and commissioners continue their fact-gathering process on the John Wayne Marina and consider its possible sale, Sequim city councilors… Continue reading

11-year-old Sequim Girl Scout sells most cookies in Western Washington

After selling 3,000-plus Girl Scout cookies last year, 11-year-old Paige Krzyworz knew she could go even higher. And she did. The Sequim fifth grader sold… Continue reading

Community news briefs — April 25, 2018

First amendment focus at Studium Generale Join Peninsula College professor Rich Riski and students from PC’s journalism department for “Understanding the First Amendment and New… Continue reading

  • Apr 25, 2018

Drive 4 UR School comes to Sequim High School on April 29

The Sequim High School Swim Team Booster and Senior Class ASB are teaming up with Price Ford to sponsor a fundraising event that aims to… Continue reading

Drug take-back day set for April 28

Local law enforcement entities are teaming up to help get rid of potentially dangerous unused drugs throughout the Sequim and Port Angeles communities. The Clallam… Continue reading

Guild donation helps Fire District 3 purchase AEDs

Some kinds heart in the Sequim community are helping improve the chances of their neighbors survive heart problems. Clallam County Fire District 3 announced last… Continue reading

Helen Haller’s free and reduced lunch numbers decreasing

Millions of students across the US have access to the federally assisted meal program known as free and reduced lunch, which provides nutritionally balanced, low… Continue reading

Hospice healing on four legs: Canine program looks to lift up spirits through canine visits

Call it intuition or some preternatural instinct, but Molly — a 6-year-old golden retriever — seems to have some sort of special ability to connect… Continue reading

Irrigation Festival profile: Grand Marshal Dave McInnes

Editor’s note: this is the third profile of Sequim Irrigation Festival pioneers leading up to the 123rd festival set for May 4-13. Dave McInnes continues… Continue reading