Sequim Gazette Staff

Helpful local information, links for dealing with COVID-19 pandemic

To help Sequim- and Clallam County-are residents manage their daily lives during the 2019 novel coronavirus, the Clallam County Emergency Team offers these tips, links,… Continue reading

 

Night-time power outage scheduled to set signal lights on Fifth Avenue

A scheduled power outage will affect electric service on and near North Fifth Avenue from 11:55 p.m. Tuesday, May 26, until about 4 a.m. on… Continue reading

 

Puget Sound halibut fishing season opens

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife on May 18 set expected dates of this year’s Puget Sound halibut fishing season, which was delayed due… Continue reading

 

Albert Haller Foundation names 2020 scholarship recipients

The Albert Haller Foundation last week announced the recipients of the organization’s 2020 scholarship recipients, with $98,500 bestowed on 13 graduating high school seniors in… Continue reading

Community news briefs — May 20, 2020

‘Coffee with Mayor’ to air on KSQM The City of Sequim has partnered with KSQM FM radio to host a live call-in session of Coffee… Continue reading

Local nonprofit Mosaic is delivering services to home-bound participants

Normally a hub of various activities, from classes and field trips to dances and more, Clallam Mosaic is getting a bit of an organizational overhaul.… Continue reading

Milestone: Donation a big garden booster

Sequim’s True Value Co-op Farm & Garden store, along with Kellogg Garden Products, deliver 41 bales of organic compost to the Community Organic Gardens of… Continue reading

NOLS offers “Stay Home Stay Safe” resources

The Olympic Peninsula’s libraries aren’t opening any time soon, but the library system is looking to help locals with online resources. The North Olympic Library… Continue reading

Peninsula College to host high school esports tournament for May 22-24

Though spring prep sports have been called off, some high school athletes are competing from home. Peninsula College’s Pirate Esports team is inviting youths to… Continue reading

Ladies of a Wednesday breakfast group living on Highland Hills decided to surprise their neighbor, Sheron Duffy, on April 29 by turning up outside her driveway on Ravens Ridge to bring cards, flowers and sing to her “Happy Birthday.” Photo courtesy of Kathryn Haskell

PHOTO: Birthday wishes from masked friends

Ladies of a Wednesday breakfast group living on Highland Hills decided to surprise their neighbor, Sheron Duffy, on April 29 by turning up outside her… Continue reading

Ladies of a Wednesday breakfast group living on Highland Hills decided to surprise their neighbor, Sheron Duffy, on April 29 by turning up outside her driveway on Ravens Ridge to bring cards, flowers and sing to her “Happy Birthday.” Photo courtesy of Kathryn Haskell

Pioneer group awards scholarships

A pair of Sequim High grads-to-be are getting a boost from local pioneer families. The two graduating Sequim High School student, Kaylee Dunlap and Alexis… Continue reading

Police blotter — May 20, 2020

The weekly police blotter includes incidents that occurred in the City of Sequim and in unincorporated Clallam County in the Sequim-Dungeness Valley area. May 12… Continue reading

Port Angeles Symphony redesigns new season: Five double-concert dates set

The Port Angeles Symphony Orchestra’s concert season will look different come this fall, in light of a unanimous vote by the symphony’s board of directors.… Continue reading

Request seeds by mail through NOLS program

The North Olympic Library System (NOLS) is mailing free starter kits of seeds to Clallam County residents. Individuals can complete an online seed request form… Continue reading

Time to sign up for Head Start, Early Head Start

Head Start, Early Head Start and Early Childhood Education Assistance Program (ECEAP) are accepting applications for eligible children and families for the 2020-2021 school year… Continue reading

Milestone: Peninsula College marketing, communications staff earn honors

The Peninsula College Marketing and Communications Department was recognized recently for excellence in Photography and Illustration, receiving a gold Paragon Award at the National Council… Continue reading

Virtual programming fuels activity at Port Angeles Fine Arts Center

Two young children explore the beach with their grandmother, gathering interesting bits of driftwood and stone. Meanwhile, across town, a slightly older girl is experimenting… Continue reading

Gary Meyer and Josh Henning, crew members from the City of Sequim’s Public Works Department, install a Bigbelly automated trash and recycling station at the Sequim Civic Center Plaza. Photo courtesy of City of Sequim

City of Sequim installs new high-tech trash/recycling stations

Smart phones, smart cars … and now, smart trash? The City of Sequim recently installed two Bigbelly automated trash and recycling stations — compacting trash… Continue reading

Gary Meyer and Josh Henning, crew members from the City of Sequim’s Public Works Department, install a Bigbelly automated trash and recycling station at the Sequim Civic Center Plaza. Photo courtesy of City of Sequim

Clallam County physicians offer grants, scholarships

Clallam County Physicians Community Benefit Fund is accepting applications for academic scholarships in medically-related fields and medically-related community grants to be awarded in 2020-2021. The… Continue reading

Local law enforcement seeing rise in overdoses

A culmination of several factors, many of them related to the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak, are suspected driving forces behind a boom in heroin overdoses… Continue reading