Sequim Gazette Staff

Commissioners proclaim Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

On March 7, the Board of Clallam County Commissioners proclaimed March as Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month in Clallam County. Since 1987, March has been “Developmental… Continue reading

Community News Briefs — March 29, 2017

Canvassing board to meet The Canvassing Board of Clallam County will hold an open public meeting at 9 a.m. Wednesday, March 29, in the elections… Continue reading

Community Scoreboard — March 29, 2017

Golf The Cedars at Dungeness • Lady Niners, Odd Holes, March 16 First division — 1. Olympia Brehm, 21.5; 2. Cherste Nilde, 25.5. Putts: Brehm… Continue reading

Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge seeks volunteers

Do you love to talk to people about this beautiful area? Are you looking for ways to learn about nature and make new friends? Do… Continue reading

Entertainment — BirdFest-BirdQuest contest returns

BirdFest-BirdQuest, a fun free game and a Sequim Merchants Group event, sponsored by Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce, will take place in 20 of Sequim’s… Continue reading

Entertainment — Discovery Bay Pirates reunite at OTA; Irish and folk music featured

Fans have missed Discovery Bay Pirates since this popular Peninsula group disbanded in 2015, ending its long history of Irish pub songs, sea shanties and… Continue reading

Faith News — March 29, 2017

Interfaith listening circle at library The Interfaith Community of Clallam County sponsors a Listening Circle at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 30, in the Carver Room… Continue reading

Feiro welcomes children to view tanks

Join Feiro Marine Life Center educators and live ocean creatures this April at several North Olympic Library System branches to learn about marine life. This… Continue reading

Girls tennis: Wolves go 1-2 in homestand

Olympic League standings (as of March 27) Team Lg. Over. North Kitsap 3-0 3-0 Bremerton 2-2 2-2 Sequim 2-2 2-2 Kingston 1-0 1-0 North Mason… Continue reading

Late sports: SHS boys golf, boys soccer teams pick up victories

Boys golf Sequim freshman Paul Jacobsen helped Sequim’s boys golf squad improve to 3-0 with a nine-hole round of 36, tying Olympic’s C.J. Lagat —… Continue reading

Olympic Theatre Arts to host auditions for summer comedy

The works of Anton Chekhov get the “mash-up” treatment in an Olympic Theatre Arts summer comedy. Auditions for OTA’s production of “Vanya and Sonia and… Continue reading

OTA plans puppetry workshop for youth

Olympic Theatre Arts is accepting registrations for its Children’s Theatre spring workshop called “Puppet Building” for children ages 8-18. The one-week workshop will be offered… Continue reading

Peninsula libraries host Japanese-American internment exhibit, speaker

This April, the North Olympic Library System partners with Humanities Washington to recognize the 75th anniversary of Executive Order 9066, with presentations on how Japanese… Continue reading

Peninsula Trails Coalition seeking ‘Broom Busters’

The Peninsula Trails Coalition is seeking helpers to clear scotch broom from portions of the Olympic Discovery Trail, as part of the group’s Broom Busters… Continue reading

PUD rate increase set for April 1

Clallam County PUD customers are about to get a bump in their electric bills. Utility district staff are reminding area residents to expect an average… Continue reading

Sequim insurance brokerage honored

Insurance Services Group, based in Sequim, recently earned the elite Chairman’s Award from Safeco Insurance® for outstanding performance. Only 40 Chairman’s Awards were given this… Continue reading

SPD warns of grandparent scam phone calls; best advice: just hang up

The Sequim Police Department has learned of an increase in the number of “grandparent scam” phone calls. The callers claim to be a grandchild (or… Continue reading

Sports briefs — March 29, 2017

SHS golf squads remain undefeated Sequim’s prep golf teams are both 2-0 after sweeping Klahowya last week. SHS’s boys topped the Eagles 177-208 (low score… Continue reading

Unemployment rate hits nine-year low in Washington

Washington’s economy added 6,100 jobs in February and the state unemployment rate fell from 5.1 to 4.9 percent — the lowest report since March 2008,… Continue reading

View beautiful B&Bs during PA Symphony toursSeven sites in PA and Sequim selected;reserve tickets in advance of April event

North Olympic Peninsula residents and visitors are invited to save the date for the return of the seven-site Bed &Breakfast Tour, a fundraiser for the… Continue reading