Sequim Gazette Staff

Bowling: McKeown, Klinger finish season at state

Two of Sequim High’s bowlers ended their 2019-2020 season at the 1A/2A state finals last week. In her second state appearance in as many seasons,… Continue reading

 

City of Sequim seeking Planning Commission members

The City of Sequim is seeking applicants for three vacancies on the City Planning Commission. This voluntary commission serves as the Sequim City Council’s primary… Continue reading

 

Clallam County Heritage Advisory Board offers historic preservation grants

The Clallam County Heritage Advisory Board is now accepting applications for historic preservation grants. The grants are for “public programming, capital improvements and equipment, collections… Continue reading

 

Clallam Mosaic promotes staff to coordinator positions

Clallam Mosaic, a local nonprofit, announced last week the promotion of two staff members to coordinator positions. The appointments, Mosaic representatives said, will play a… Continue reading

Gymnastics: Wolves place fourth at sub-district meet

Sequim High’s gymnastics athletes racked up 142.2 team points and placed fourth out of 10 teams at a sub-district meet at Auburn-Mountainview High School on… Continue reading

Help plant trees at Siebert Creek on Leap Day

The North Olympic Salmon Coalition and North Olympic Land Trust seek volunteers are looking for some volunteers to help plant trees along Siebert Creek from… Continue reading

Innovative Arts, Crafts Fair seeks art, artists for 2020 event

Applications are now being accepted for the 125th Sequim Irrigation Festival Innovative Arts and Crafts Fair. The fair is scheduled for May 1-3, 2020, on… Continue reading

Jeanette Stehr-Green, left, and Audreen Williams have their pruning shears at the ready in the 5th Street Community Garden blueberry patch in Port Angeles. The Master Gardeners will answer pruning questions following Stehr-Green’s Green Thumbs Garden Tips presentation on Feb. 13. Photo by Betty Harriman

Learn how to boost blueberry productivity

Get pruning technique tips from some local experts at a Green Thumbs Garden Tips education series presentation this month. Master Gardener Jeanette Stehr-Green will discuss… Continue reading

Jeanette Stehr-Green, left, and Audreen Williams have their pruning shears at the ready in the 5th Street Community Garden blueberry patch in Port Angeles. The Master Gardeners will answer pruning questions following Stehr-Green’s Green Thumbs Garden Tips presentation on Feb. 13. Photo by Betty Harriman

Milestone: Olympic Medical Center gets five-star rating from Hospital Compare

Hospital Compare, a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services online guide that allows consumers to view quality data for more than 4,000 Medicare-certified hospitals across… Continue reading

Olympic National Park proposes campground fee increases

Olympic National Park is seeking public comments on a proposal that would increase the daily fee for overnight stays at eight of the 13 park… Continue reading

Olympic Peninsula Art Association scholarship deadline set for April 4

The Olympic Peninsula Art Association is once again offering a scholarship to local students. The scholarship is open to all Clallam County high school seniors.… Continue reading

Peninsula libraries to host advanced care planning sessions

Adults of all ages are encouraged to attend Advance Care Planning programs held at all North Olympic Library System locations this month. Trained representatives from… Continue reading

Police blotter — Feb. 12, 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. Feb. 4… Continue reading

Puget Sound Anglers-North Olympic Peninsula Chapter sets 2020 fundraiser for Feb. 22

The Puget Sound Anglers-North Olympic Peninsula Chapter will host the group’s annual Kids Fishing Day fundraiser at Sunland Golf and Country Club on Saturday, Feb.… Continue reading

Reserve summer wilderness backpacking spots at Olympic National Park

The summer wilderness backpacking season is rapidly approaching, and representatives with Olympic National Park say planning ahead is critical. Many of the most popular wilderness… Continue reading

Risk of coronavirus ‘not a serious threat’ on Peninsula

While the World Health Organization continues to monitor the number of cases of a new coronavirus worldwide, public health officials on the North Olympic Peninsula… Continue reading

Save the dates (March 21-22) for Gala Garden Show

The 22nd-annual Soroptimist Gala Garden Show, the largest garden show on the Olympic Peninsula, is set for March 21-22 at the Sequim Boys & Girls… Continue reading

SEF offers scholarships for Sequim students

The Sequim Education Foundation is offering to 2020 Sequim High School graduating seniors a number of scholarship opportunities. Each scholarship is listed on www.WashBoard.org, with… Continue reading

Sequim City Band announces 2020 concert schedule

Time to break out those 2020 calendars, concert-goers. Representatives with the Sequim City Band announced last week the dates for the group’s 29th concert season,… Continue reading

Sequim Community Orchestra sets free concert for Feb. 15

Despite some chilly winter temperatures, the Sequim Community Orchestra is warming up a lineup of top classic pieces for their next concert. The orchestra offers… Continue reading