Sequim Gazette Staff

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

Business Briefs — March 22, 2017

Bike shop to expand Ben’s Bikes Sequim, 1251 W. Washington St. in Sequim, announced a major expansion plan on March 13. Ben’s is adding 1,200… Continue reading

City of Sequim seeks to fill arts commission vacancies

The City of Sequim is seeking applicants to serve the remainder of four-year terms on the city’s Arts Commission. There is a vacancy for a… Continue reading

College basketball: Pirate trio caps season at NWAC all-star games

Their regular seasons ended short of the title game, but a trio of Peninsula Pirates finished their 2016-2017 campaign at the Final Four. Jenise McKnight… Continue reading

Community News Briefs — March 22, 2017

FBLA club hosting computer workshop The final in a series of computer workshops by Sequim High School’s Future Business Leaders of America students is at… Continue reading

Community Scoreboard — March 22, 2017

Golf The Cedars at Dungeness • Lady Niners, Low Net, March 9 First division — 1. (tie) Olympia Brehm and Pat Conway, 37; 3. Donna… Continue reading

Faith news — March 22, 2017

The Wisdom of Camouflage The Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1033 N. Barr Road, Agnew, hosts speaker Joseph Bednarik at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, March 26. Bednarik… Continue reading

Golf: Sequim squads sweep aside Bremerton

Did they miss a beat? Sequim’s reigning Olympic League champion golf squads got off to a solid start, sweeping Bremerton in a pair of home… Continue reading

Green Thumbs: Weedy Gastronomy — What to Eat, What to Avoid

Clallam County Noxious Weed Control coordinator Cathy Lucero will provide information on weeds that are edible and some that may look similar, but are not… Continue reading

Local watercolorist to demonstrate skills at next Olympic Peninsula Art Association meeting

The Olympic Peninsula Art Association presents a program and demonstration by Sally Cays on Thursday, March 23, in the Parish Hall of St. Luke’s Episcopal… Continue reading

Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau touts second round of tourism enhancement grants

The Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau has set an application deadline of April 1 for the group’s second round of 2017 Tourism Enhancement Grants. This year,… Continue reading

Police blotter — March 22, 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 12… Continue reading

Reservations due today for symphony fundraiser

An African safari and trips to Bali, Kauai and New Orleans’ French Quarter are up for bid in the Port Angeles Symphony’s most important fundraiser… Continue reading

Sequim softball boosters set new date for fundraiser golf tourney

A new date is set for the Sequim Softball Booster Club’s Golf for Softball tourney, now slated for Saturday, April 8, at SkyRidge Golf Course,… Continue reading

Sign up now for Irrigation Festival 5K run/walk

The 2017 Irrigation Festival Fun Run 5k run/walk starts at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 13, in front of the JCPenney’s parking lot, 651 W. Washington… Continue reading

Sports Briefs — March 22, 2017

Harris to play at national tourney Washington Premier FC B99’s Liam Harris of Sequim will head to the U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships U18 Division… Continue reading

Track & Field

Through bitter cold temperatures and a driving rain, the first Olympic League track meet is in the books. Sequim’s boys (88.3 team points) got off… Continue reading

County fourth-graders gear up for reading contest; Battle of the Books is March 24

Twelve teams of Clallam County fourth-graders will do battle in a trivia-style competition at 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 24, at the Port Angeles Library, 2210… Continue reading

Tour de Dungeness bike event is back

More than 400 racers are expected to compete as cycling returns to the Olympic Peninsula with the 20th annual Tour de Dungeness race on March… Continue reading