Sequim Gazette Staff

Local foundation gives funds to strengthen land conservation efforts

The First Federal Community Foundation has awarded a grant for $5,000 to North Olympic Land Trust aimed at strengthening the organization’s abilities to conserve local… Continue reading

Peninsula College’s Find Your Voice Festival hits the stage March 15

This year’s Peninsula College Find Your Voice Festival creative team has woven together monologues submitted for this year’s production to create a tapestry of revelation,… Continue reading

Police blotter — Sequim Gazette, March 8, 2017

The weekly police blotter includes incidents that occurred in the City of Sequim and in unincorporated Clallam County in the Sequim-Dungeness Valley area. March 1… Continue reading

Port Angeles Symphony breaks out blockbusters for March 11 concert

The maestro can hardly wait. “I am really happy to present this music that I love so much,” said Jonathan Pasternack, conductor of the Port… Continue reading

Project Lifesaver helps locate 77-year-old Sequim resident

Sequim Police located a 77-year-old Sequim man less than 20 minutes after he was reported missing and law enforcement officials are crediting the Project Lifesaver… Continue reading

Sequim resident pleads guilty to drug charge

Laura Lynn Quinones, a 24-year-old Sequim resident, pleaded guilty to delivery of a controlled substance — heroin — on Feb. 9 and on Feb. 23… Continue reading

Sequim students get Western Governors University degrees

Three Sequim-area students recently earned degrees from Western Governors University. Bethelyn Breitbach earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting. Andrea Dietzman received her Master… Continue reading

Sports: Equestrians earn top-10 finishes

Sequim’s equestrians are in solid mid-season form following their second District 4 meet. The Sequim Equestrians Team earned 24 top-10 finishes — including a dozen… Continue reading

Port Angeles Parks & Recreation’s Red Lion Presidents’ Day Classic youth basketball tournament, Feb. 18-19

Three Sequim teams earned berths in championship games and Sequim’s boys fourth-graders came home with a title at the Port Angeles Parks &Recreation’s Red Lion… Continue reading

Apply for Beta Nu grants

The Beta Nu Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma announces its April 15 grant deadline for professional educators. These are continuing education grants from the Helen… Continue reading

Arts & Entertainment Briefs — Sequim Gazette, March 1, 2017

Book signing planned Local author Charlie Sheldon will sign copies of his new novel “Strong Heart” from 1:30-3 p.m. Friday, March 3, at the Fifth… Continue reading

Backyard Birding series details ‘Spring Gardening for Birds’

“Spring Gardening for Birds,” the sixth in the series of 10 classes in Backyard Birding, is scheduled for 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, March 11, at the… Continue reading

Business News — Sequim Gazette, March 1, 2017

Marketplace launches online Vinder, Inc. an online community marketplace for homegrown produce, launched in Sequim and 30 other cities across six states on Feb. 26.… Continue reading

City of Sequim seeks applicants for arts commission

The City of Sequim is seeking applicants to serve the remainder of a four-year term, expiring December 2017, on the City’s Arts Commission. This voluntary… Continue reading

Community News Briefs — Sequim Gazette, March 1, 2017

Flapjack fundraiser set To raise awareness of the Ms. Wheelchair Washington program, there will be a “Flapjack Fundraiser” from 8-10 a.m. Saturday, March 4, at… Continue reading

Community Scoreboard — Sequim Gazette, March 1, 2017

Basketball Port Angeles Parks &Recreation men’s league • Feb. 20 Elwha River Casino 101, Sunny Farms 71. Leading scorers — Elwha: Dru Clark 39, Rich… Continue reading

Entertainment: Accordion social features profession player

The Sequim Accordion Social will be held 1-4 p.m. Sunday, March 12, at the Sequim Shipley Center, 921 E. Hammond St. A $2 or $3… Continue reading

Entertainment: Art Walk sprouts fresh with green theme

5-8 p.m. March 3 Downtown Sequim An evening filled with green apparel and hints of spring sprouting, fresh starts, revitalized fortune and supportive anticipation —… Continue reading

Entertainment: Call for artist entries for ‘Keying Around’

The City Arts Advisory Commission is seeking proposals from local visual artists to paint or decorate pianos to be used in the 2017 “Keying Around”… Continue reading

Faith News: conference sees 400 women attend, World Day of Prayer set in Sequim

The Olympic Peninsula Women’s Fellowship held its first major event to much success. Organizers brought in author/speaker Elisa Morgan of Denver to speak about how… Continue reading