Sequim Gazette Staff

Sequim Library expansion proposition falls short

A proposal to expand a building that library officials say is too small and in need of an upgrade fell just short in the general… Continue reading


Cruise Protection Island Aquatic Reserve

The Port Townsend Marine Science Center invites Olympic Peninsula residents to cruise the waters of Protection Island Aquatic Reserve, surrounding Protection Island National Wildlife Refuge,… Continue reading


Hear state superintendent’s vision at Port Angeles forum

A community forum with Washington State Superintendent Chris Reykdal is set for 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19, at the Lincoln Center, 905 W. Ninth St.,… Continue reading


Helen Haller Elementary to host fundraising Turkey Trot

Helen Haller Elementary School’s annual Turkey Trot, the name of the school’s annual Cougar Fun Run fundraiser, is set for Wednesday, Nov. 21, during school… Continue reading

Land trust to honor Lydiard’s legacy at annual gathering

Before his death in 2007, Harry Lydiard — a veterinarian and one-time Clallam County commissioner — left a legacy of land that’s still influencing one… Continue reading

Milestone: City of Sequim presents Molin with Westcott Award

The City of Sequim recently presented the fifth-annual “Westcott Award” to Susan Molin for her volunteer service as a concierge for the City and her… Continue reading

Milestone: Olympic Medical Center honors support services director

Julie Black, director of support services, recently received Olympic Medical Center’s leadership award for being responsive, hard-working and an inspiration to others at a management… Continue reading

Milestone: Sequim’s Dixon among Molina Healthcare’ Community Champions Award honorees

Molina Healthcare of Washington presented nine individuals with its prestigious Community Champions Award at the 10th annual reception in Renton in late September, honoring outstanding… Continue reading

River center sets annual Holiday Nature Mart

Celebrate nature and get a little holiday shopping done at the 12th-annual River Center Holiday Nature Mart, set for Friday and Saturday, Nov. 16-17, at… Continue reading

Sequim Lavender Growers Association seeks art for 2019 festival

Members of the Sequim Lavender Growers Association — founders and producers of the Sequim Lavender Festival — are seeking lavender-themed art for the official 2019… Continue reading

Olympic National Park’s Perspectives starts Tuesday

Olympic National Park’s Perspectives Winter Speaker Series, free presentations held at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month through April, is set at the… Continue reading

Greywolf Elementary goes jogging … for funds

Thirty minutes of exercise, with a big payoff. Greywolf Elementary students made their annual trek around their playfield on Oct. 31 doing their part in… Continue reading

Annual Winterfest event set for Nov. 17

An annual fundraiser to support winter sports education at Hurricane Ridge, Winterfest kicks off at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Vern Burton… Continue reading

Bodystrong athletes shine at taekwon-do tournament

At the ripe age of 5 Walter Thomas took home a medal in each category, while fellow academy students Aron Golbeck, 10, and Linda Allen,… Continue reading

Finding meaning after war: Speaker brings ‘Coming Home’ presentation to peninsula libraries

Drawing from hundreds of hours spent with veterans, Jeb Wyman — a speaker from the Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau — discusses the profound moral and… Continue reading

Local families look to make global impact through Operation Christmas Child

Eastern Hills Community Church in Sequim is once again serving as a drop-off site for Operation Christmas Child, one of 5,000 sites across the nation… Continue reading

Milestone: Skwim Toastmasters named a President’s Distinguished Club

Skwim Toastmasters was recently named a President’s Distinguished Club, the highest possible Toastmasters achievement that recognizes the club’s membership growth and educational achievements during the… Continue reading

Peninsula sets Veteran’s Day celebrations

The Sequim and Port Angeles communities look to honor the service of all U.S. military veterans with a number of community events this week and… Continue reading

Sequim man gets 135-day jail sentence for incident

A Sequim man was sentenced to 135 days in jail after a jury found him responsible for being in control of a vehicle while intoxicated.… Continue reading

Spruce Production Division talk in honor of World War I centennial

The Clallam County Historical Society/North Olympic History Center is sponsoring a presentation by Steve Hauff about the Spruce Production Division, set for 1 p.m. Saturday,… Continue reading