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Sequim schools set staged opening for September

Sequim schools set staged opening for September

With administrators and local health leaders seeking a hybrid model to open schools this fall and school staff leaning toward remote learning to start the… Continue reading

Sequim schools set staged opening for September
Hospital board picks Wolfe for top administrator role

Hospital board picks Wolfe for top administrator role

Olympic Medical Center’s board of commissioners didn’t have far to go to find its next top administrator. The seven-member board elected to remove the “interim”… Continue reading

Hospital board picks Wolfe for top administrator role
Coffee as community: Essence Coffee Roasters opens, offers ‘something to bond over’

Coffee as community: Essence Coffee Roasters opens, offers ‘something to bond over’

Essence Coffee Roasters Where: 461 W. Washington St. Hours: 7 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday Grand opening: To be announced Web: essencecoffeeroasters.com, www.facebook.com/essencecoffeeroasters The logo, Rod Dirks… Continue reading

Coffee as community: Essence Coffee Roasters opens, offers ‘something to bond over’
Memories revived in ‘The Drive in ‘65’

Memories revived in ‘The Drive in ‘65’

A road trip taken more than five decades ago still resonates for this Sequim author. Sandy Frykholm sees “The Drive in ’65,” her memoir of… Continue reading

Memories revived in ‘The Drive in ‘65’
Milestone: Soroptimist donates to St. Vincent de Paul

Milestone: Soroptimist donates to St. Vincent de Paul

Soroptimist International of Sequim recently presented Ella Sheppard, left-center, and Mike Flynn, right-center, of St. Vincent de Paul a check for $1,904.86 from the recent… Continue reading

Milestone: Soroptimist donates to St. Vincent de Paul
Music without filters: Bugs in the Basement duo explores soundscapes

Music without filters: Bugs in the Basement duo explores soundscapes

Talk about an underground music scene. Long before the 2019 novel coronavirus pulled musicians off the stage and into home studios, Olympic Peninsula artists Germán… Continue reading

Music without filters: Bugs in the Basement duo explores soundscapes
New preschool to use outside world as classroom

New preschool to use outside world as classroom

Magnolia Forest Preschool What: Preschool for youths of ages 2.5-5 Where: Sequim Bay State Park Hours/days: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Monday/Wednesday/Friday or Tuesday/Thursday, starting in… Continue reading

New preschool to use outside world as classroom
School board eyes Aug. 3 for reopening decision

School board eyes Aug. 3 for reopening decision

Sequim-area students, teachers and staff will have a plan for what a return to school looks like this fall by early August. That plan may… Continue reading

School board eyes Aug. 3 for reopening decision

School leaders: EPO, capital project levies on hold until early 2021

A pair of levy proposals — one that sustains about 17 percent of the Sequim School District’s annual budget, the second to help address a… Continue reading

Sequim businesses combine website, aerial footage services

Sequim businesses combine website, aerial footage services

Pritchard Websites-Precision Drone Solutions LLC What: Drone, website services for commercial, nonprofits Website: pritchardwebsites.com/video, pritchardwebsites.com, precisiondrone.aero A pair of local businesses are teaming up to… Continue reading

Sequim businesses combine website, aerial footage services
Sequim nonprofit continues rummage sale fundraiser

Sequim nonprofit continues rummage sale fundraiser

With a building full of “unusual stuff,” staff and volunteers with Olympic Theatre Arts Center are looking to clear some space and raise funds at… Continue reading

Sequim nonprofit continues rummage sale fundraiser
Sequim school leaders outline options for 2021 opening

Sequim school leaders outline options for 2021 opening

Parents and guardians should expect more learning from home, temperature checks and plenty of social distancing for their children this fall. While a number of… Continue reading

Sequim school leaders outline options for 2021 opening
City of Sequim caps street rehab project with wheeled ribbon cutting

City of Sequim caps street rehab project with wheeled ribbon cutting

A multi-partner Sequim street project nearly eight years in the making is complete, feted with a unique ribbon cutting. The City of Sequim celebrated the… Continue reading

City of Sequim caps street rehab project with wheeled ribbon cutting
UPDATED: Sequim author, educator releases ‘A Work in Progress’

UPDATED: Sequim author, educator releases ‘A Work in Progress’

‘Drive-by’ book launch for ‘A Work in Progress’ What: Collection of stories, poems, memoirs from Sequim author Jon Eekhoff When: 3-5 p.m. Wednesday, July 15… Continue reading

UPDATED: Sequim author, educator releases ‘A Work in Progress’
City of Sequim sets unique ribbon-cutting for Fir Street project

City of Sequim sets unique ribbon-cutting for Fir Street project

The 2019 novel coronavirus has worked its way into nearly every part of life — even ribbon-cuttings. The City of Sequim looks to celebrate the… Continue reading

City of Sequim sets unique ribbon-cutting for Fir Street project

Clallam board OKs camping at county parks

Outdoor enthusiasts on the Olympic Peninsula can break out the tents, sleeping bags and s’mores. With a recommendation from county health officer Dr. Allison Unthank,… Continue reading

Gonzalez expands offerings with Rain Shadow Lavender

Gonzalez expands offerings with Rain Shadow Lavender

Rain Shadow Lavender New Sequim lavender farm Where: 1410 Kitchen-Dick Road Owner: Victor Gonzalez Website: www.victorslavender.com More info: hola@victorslavender.com, 360-912-3938 After three years in development,… Continue reading

Gonzalez expands offerings with Rain Shadow Lavender
OPAS helping Purple Martins find homes

OPAS helping Purple Martins find homes

A rather colorful, melodious and regular visitor to — among other regions — the North Olympic Peninsula has new digs on the peninsula’s shoreline. Members… Continue reading

OPAS helping Purple Martins find homes
Early-morning fire damages East Sequim Bay Road home

Early-morning fire damages East Sequim Bay Road home

An early morning fire Wednesday, July 1, has left a 4,000-square-foot home on Sequim Bay with extensive fire and smoke damage. No one was injured… Continue reading

Early-morning fire damages East Sequim Bay Road home
Blondie’s Plate primed for reopening

Blondie’s Plate primed for reopening

Blondie’s Plate Under new owner Josh Armstrong Reopening: Early to mid-July Address: 134 S. Second Ave. Phone: 360-683-2233 Website: www.blondiesplate.com For peninsula-based business owner Josh… Continue reading

Blondie’s Plate primed for reopening