Sequim Gazette Staff

Peninsula College honors student-athletes with annual awards

Sequim High grad Nate Despain joined Casandra White of Modesto, Calif., as winners of the Art Feiro Award at Peninsula College’s 2019-20 athletic awards, announced… Continue reading


Libraries set virtual summer events for youths

As part of the annual Summer Reading Program, the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) is providing a series of fun and educational virtual events for… Continue reading


Blue Whole Gallery to celebrate ‘New Beginnings’

After a 14-week closure, Blue Whole Gallery once again opened its doors to art aficionados and artists. Now the downtown Sequim venue is ready for… Continue reading


Learn about personal health with WOW! radio forum

Learn more about getting healthier at home with the next WOW! Working on Wellness radio forum, set for 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 8, on KSQM… Continue reading

Libraries bringing back curbside hold pickups

For many library patrons, the wait for materials is almost complete. The North Olympic Library System last week began offering curbside pickups for held items… Continue reading

Milestone: Church, Foresman receive Soroptimist scholarships

Soroptimist International of Sequim announced last week the recipients of the group’s 2020 high school scholarships are Sammantha Church and Kjirstin Foresman. Both students received… Continue reading

Milestone: OMC earns Leapfrog ‘A’ for safety, quality

Olympic Medical Center was awarded an “A” grade in the spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing the organization’s achievements providing safer… Continue reading

Olympic Medical Center promotes Souza to Director of Education

Gretchen Souza was recently been promoted from manager to director of education at Olympic Medical Center, OMC representatives said this week. A 16-year OMC employee,… Continue reading

Police blotter — July 1, 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. June 23… Continue reading

Sequim Police Department earns renewed accreditation

The Sequim Police Department recently earned accreditation from the Washington Association of Sheriffs & Police Chiefs (WASPC), making it one of about 60 accredited police… Continue reading

Sheriff’s office looking to crack down on boating under the influence

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office in early July will be conducting heightened enforcement targeting boating under the influence as part of the national Operation Dry… Continue reading

Washington Street to close July 3-4 for shopping

The City of Sequim will close West Washington Street between Sequim Avenue and Second Avenue from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, July 3, and 9 a.m.-2… Continue reading

‘Fluidity’ digital exhibit to July 3 open at Sequim Civic Center

The City Arts Advisory Commission (CAAC) hosts the opening of the “Fluidity” A Digital Exhibit, on Friday, July 3. This digital show will open with… Continue reading

Concerts in the Barn moves concerts online

The performances have moved online, but the Concerts in the Barn performances are back in 2020. The series, which runs each weekend from July 4-5… Continue reading

‘Keep Your Distance’ contest winners announced

Eight contributors was selected winners in the Olympic Peninsula Authors’ “Keep Your Distance” writing contest this spring. Prizes for the “for the fun of it”… Continue reading

Jean Lenke & Friends play ‘live’ at Fort Worden

Crossover jazz-folk fusion artist Jean Lenke performs “live” in Port Townsend this weekend with George Radebaugh on piano, Ted Enderle on bass, Tom Svornich on… Continue reading

‘Pop up’ blood drives set in Sequim

Bloodworks Northwest, the nonprofit that supplies blood to more than 90 percent of the area hospitals, is seeking donations at what representatives say is a… Continue reading

Dungeness River Audubon Center golf tourney fundraiser set

The second-annual River Center Charity Golf Tournament is set for Friday-Sunday, July 31-Aug. 2 at The Cedars at Dungeness, 1965 Woodcock Road. The two-person scramble… Continue reading

First Federal foundation awards $340K in spring grants

The First Federal Community Foundation announced earlier this month $340,000 in funding for 13 regional nonprofits in the foundation’s spring 2020 grant cycle. Recipients are… Continue reading

Klahhane Gymnastics sets 2020 summer registration

Klahhane Gymnastics opened registration for summer gymnastics classes on June 22. The club, based at its club at 3318 E. Acorn Lane, Port Angeles, offers… Continue reading