Sequim Gazette Staff

Hiring event planned in March; boot camp readies job seekers

The Clallam County Hiring &Resource Event will be from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, at the Vern Burton Community Center, 308 E. Fourth St.,… Continue reading

How our lawmakers voted — Feb. 22, 2017

How our state legislators voted last week: • House Bill 1121, Changing the frequency of Puget Sound action agenda implementation strategy and science work plan… Continue reading

Northwinds jazz band plays its way to the top at festival

The Northwinds Homeschool Jazz Band 1, led by director Dan Tutton, placed first in the 1-A Division at the Clark College Jazz Festival, held in… Continue reading

River Center plans trio of events

The Dungeness River Audubon Center, 2151 W. Hendrickson Road, Sequim, will have several educational events in the next month. The presentations are the following: •… Continue reading

Sequim gyamnsts end season at state meet

Sequim and Port Angeles gymnasts ended their season at the state prep pinnacle. Sequim sophomore Elizabeth Sweet and freshman Lesae Pfeffer both posted personal best… Continue reading

Spotlight on ‘Feather Plate’

“Feather Plate” by Linda Collins Chapman is featured in the 2017 Artist Trust Benefit Art Auction, set for Feb. 25 at Fisher Pavilion in the… Continue reading

Walk-in clinic opens in Port Angeles

Olympic Medical Center staff and the Port Angeles ambassadors commemorate the opening of the Olympic Medical Physicians walk-in clinic in Port Angeles with a ribbon… Continue reading

Sequim School District levy proposals earn passing grades in special election

Sequim schools felt the love on Valentine’s Day. Voters in the Sequim School District approved two district levy proposals — a four-year Educational Programs and… Continue reading

Cartographer presents at Science Café

Science Café When: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 21 Where: Paradise Restaurant, 703 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim Presentation: “Globe Making: How STEM Has Enabled the Ancient Art”… Continue reading

Community: Fundraiser for Fallon family planned; benefit to raise money for cancer expenses

Three high energy fiddle players and three raffle prizes will converge at one place and one time to raise money for a local family in… Continue reading

Entertainment: Auditions set for ‘Much Ado’

The Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, 1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd., is holding auditions for its 2017 Shakespeare in the Woods production of “Much Ado About… Continue reading

Five Sequim Bodystrong Taekwon-do athletes earn black belts

After three-and-a-half years of focused training, five Bodystrong Taekwon-do athletes earned the mark of black belt. Larry Muckley and Jaden Rego earned their first black… Continue reading

Flag team goes ‘Disney’

Raise the banner? Done. Sequim High School’s Flag Team went “Disney” for its halftime performances at Sequim High School basketball games on Feb. 2. Team… Continue reading

How our lawmakers voted

How our state legislators voted last week: • Senate Bill 5079, Concerning dental health services in tribal settings Passed the House on Thursday, Feb. 9,… Continue reading

Learn about Running Start at PC

Peninsula College will host a series of Running Start Information Nights in Port Angeles, Port Townsend and Forks during February, March and April. The Information… Continue reading

Olympic Peninsula Arts Association speaker partial to pets

Sherry Scharschmidt, a self-described “slightly demented, half- Korean, pet-loving, recent transplant from Chicago” is the special guest at the Olympic Peninsula Art Association’s February meeting. Association… Continue reading

Olympic Peninsula YMCA establishes new grant for local youth

In December, the Olympic Peninsula YMCA lost one of its most dedicated community members, when Sequim resident Dennis Watson died due to cancer. In an… Continue reading

Operation Valentine a success

Jerry Rettela, left, and Chuck Gagnon, right, of the Korean War Veterans Association #310 stand with Steve Ford, center, co-owner of Drennan & Ford Funeral… Continue reading

Puget Sound Anglers set date for annual fundraiser dinner, auction

The Puget Sound Anglers – North Olympic Peninsula Chapter hosts the club’s annual fundraiser auction and dinner, starting at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at… Continue reading

Sequim, PA gymnasts earn state meet berths

Area athletes are headed to the pinnacle of prep gymnastics competition this weekend after Port Angeles scored a team title and two Sequim athletes earned… Continue reading