Verbatim: Boy Scout Troop 1492 (via leader Mike Cobb)

Scouts in Boy Scout Troop 1492 — from left, Brandon Grow, Michael Klein, Kevin Klopfenstein, Hayden Crane, Kyle Klopfenstein and  Dylan Perreira — take a respite in day two of their 56.5-mile backpacking hike.  - Submitted photo
  • Jul 23, 2014 at 12:40PM

Among other activites, Boy Scout Troop 1492 holds it annual Scout fruit fundraiser. The fruits are all organic, including peaches, pears and nectarines available for pick up late August with apples and cider available for pick up in early November. Order at scoutfruit@gmail.com or 504-1960.


Community Events, July 2014

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SARC an asset to Sequim Community, pool included

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 12:36PM

After the Sequim Aquatic Recreation Center Board of Commissioners passed a resolution to place a 12 cents per $1,000 (assessed valuation) levy on the February 2015 ballot, there was a guest comment that suggests that SARC should solve its financial difficulties by “continuing the monumental efforts of Director Scott Deschenes of initiating innovative programs to encourage public usage of SARC (plan C) and, if that is unsuccessful, close the pool (plan D), which is a major cost to SARC. (“SARC board pleads; the public pays,” Guest Opinion by Bill Black, Sequim Gazette, July 16, page A-10).

Verbatim: Tracy Blume

  • Jul 16, 2014 at 12:00AM

After four years away from the event she co-founded, Tracy Blume Thompson returns to Jazz in the Alley during Sequim Lavender Weekend.

SARC board pleads; the public pays

  • Jul 15, 2014 at 11:00PM

The SARC board of commissioners is now broadcasting doom and gloom before the district’s voting public when pleading for support for the proposed February 2015 M&O levy. Chairman (Frank) Pickering is quoted as saying, “It was time to act, so we acted.”

Editor's Corner: Odds and ends for the editor's desk

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 12:11PM

It just so happened that I was thumbing through a particular book that piqued my interest when I heard about Richard Olmer’s passing. The book’s title? “The Book of Dead Philosophers” by Simon Critchley.

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