Sequim Gazette Staff

Busines: Brokers donate to Sequim Community Aid

Brokers with Windermere Real Estate/Sequim-East and Sunland presented a check for $2,000 to Kathy Fong and Linda Alexander of Sequim Community Aid on Feb. 13.… Continue reading

Business News — Feb. 22, 2017

RE/MAX adds to staff RE/MAX Prime announced last week that Tiffani Mote has joined the office staff. She has five-plus years experience with property management… Continue reading

Chamber picks four finalists for Citizen of Year award

With its annual Citizen of the Year Award, the Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce looks to bestow honors on the top community advocate in 2016.… Continue reading

Community News Briefs — Feb. 22, 2017

Soroptimist group offers funds for community groups Soroptimist International of Sequim is a local volunteer organization working to improve the lives of women and girls… Continue reading

Entertainment: Marcus featured reader at 4th Fridays; group marks 5th anniversary

The Fourth Friday Readings will celebrate its fifth anniversary at The Lodge media room, 660 Evergreen Farm Road in Sequim, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Feb.… Continue reading

Equestrian sports: Sequim riders start strong at first district meet

They’re off and riding. The Sequim High School equestrian team earned 40 top-20 finishes — including 17 in the top 10 — in their first… Continue reading

Ex-Wolf of the Week: Waverly Shreffler

Waverly Shreffler is a freshman at Western Washington University competing for the Vikings’ indoor track and field squad. Shreffler, a 2016 SHS graduate, helped WWU… Continue reading

Free tax preparation available

IRS-certified AARP TAX-AIDE volunteers are available again this year to prepare and electronically file tax returns at the Shipley Center, 921 E. Hammond St. in… Continue reading

Green Thumbs: Growing healthy houseplants

Veteran WSU Clallam County Master Gardener Jeanette Stehr-Green provides tips for selecting and caring for houseplants at noon Thursday, Feb. 23, in the county commissioners… Continue reading

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