Olympic Peninsula News Group

Free library hotspots available

More Wi-Fi hotspots are available at public libraries throughout Clallam County. The Forks Library parking lot at 171 S. Forks Ave. is one of 15… Continue reading

 

Milestone: Staff at Clallam Bay, Olympic Corrections centers win agency awards

Five employees at the Clallam Bay Corrections Center (CBCC) and eight at the Olympic Corrections Center (OCC) have won Department of Corrections Annual Agency Awards.… Continue reading

 

Peninsula College to host high school esports tournament

Registration is open for Peninsula College’s first high school esports event, a weekend of online tournament gaming set May 22-24. Players will compete from their… Continue reading

 

Virtual runs to support OMCares

Runners and walkers will attempt to meet a $10,000 fundraising goal for OMCares, an independent, Olympic Medical Center employee-operated emergency fund during an OMCares May… Continue reading

Peninsula College to get funds for students

Peninsula College officials expect to receive $582,200 to allocate to students for such expenses as room and board, tuition, childcare, health care, food and technology.… Continue reading

Prep sports: Sequim High hoops players named to All-Peninsula teams

Sequim High’s hardcourt seasons are over, but seven Wolves — four girls and three boys — earned spots on the 2019-20 All-Peninsula Basketball Team, as… Continue reading

COVID-19 Relief Fund growing

Generous donors throughout the North Olympic Peninsula keep pouring in funds for Olympic Community Action Programs to disperse to those hurt financially by COVID-19 precautions.… Continue reading

Michael Latimer, a City of Sequim Public Works crew member sanitizes a city bench. Photo courtesy of City of Sequim

Clallam COVID-19 cases remain at 8 for week

Clallam County officials have stressed to residents not to police others when it comes to social distancing or wearing masks in public. County officials said… Continue reading

Michael Latimer, a City of Sequim Public Works crew member sanitizes a city bench. Photo courtesy of City of Sequim
Sequim’s Rainshadow Cafe is one of a number of local businesses offering take out/curbside pick-up. Sequim Gazette photo by Michael Dashiell

Sequim restaurants offer takeout, delivery options

Inslee’s COVID-19 mandate forces dining room closures

Sequim’s Rainshadow Cafe is one of a number of local businesses offering take out/curbside pick-up. Sequim Gazette photo by Michael Dashiell

OTA plans Facebook participation for Young Thespians group

Olympic Theatre Arts has created a new Facebook group especially for the Young Thespian program. Initial invitees will be from the class session that was… Continue reading

The Cedars closes golf operations

Washington Golf, the state golf association, had sought insight from the governor’s office this week after his directive to close all non-essential businesses. Golf courses… Continue reading

WSDOT offers notices for coronavirus changes

The Washington Department of Transportation has made several announcements in response to the current COVID-19 emergency. According to a press release, Washington State Ferries will… Continue reading

Clallam County commissioners host meetings online

Clallam County commissioners are encouraging the public to view their meetings online in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Commissioners conduct work sessions and business meetings… Continue reading

Coronavirus cases grow to 11 on peninsula

A Jefferson County man diagnosed with COVID-19 has been transferred to Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle, becoming the first of the North Olympic Peninsula’s 11… Continue reading

Forde announces candidacy for state representative

Clallam County Republican chair Sue Forde announced on March 11 her candidacy for the District 24 legislative seat now held by Democrat Mike Chapman. Her… Continue reading

President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference about the coronavirus in the Rose Garden of the White House on Friday, March 13, 2020, in Washington. (Evan Vucci/The Associated Press)

Trump declares national emergency

Money freed for coronavirus response

President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference about the coronavirus in the Rose Garden of the White House on Friday, March 13, 2020, in Washington. (Evan Vucci/The Associated Press)

Hood Canal Bridge to close for repairs

Overnight closures set Monday-Thursday for two weeks

Sequim man dies in collision on US Highway 101

A Sequim man was killed and six others were hurt in a collision involving three cars on U.S. Highway 101 near Louella Road east of… Continue reading

Detectives investigate death as a homicide

Unidentified woman’s body found in Buckhorn Wilderness

The diverse cast of “Quilters” includes, from left, Sara Jane Benjamin, Marissa Wilson, Charisa Silliman, Sarah Shea, Susan Cates, Madeline Montana and Gabrielle Simonson. Photo courtesy of Olympic Theatre Arts

Olympic Theatre Arts’ ‘Quilters’ is cast, in rehearsals

Olympic Theatre Arts’ production of “Quilters,” now cast and in rehearsal, looks to blend the story of a pioneer woman and her six daughters into… Continue reading

The diverse cast of “Quilters” includes, from left, Sara Jane Benjamin, Marissa Wilson, Charisa Silliman, Sarah Shea, Susan Cates, Madeline Montana and Gabrielle Simonson. Photo courtesy of Olympic Theatre Arts