Sequim Gazette Staff

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

Softball boosters set fundraiser golf tourney

The Sequim Softball Booster Club hosts the Golf for Softball tourney, set for Saturday, March 4, at SkyRidge Golf Course, 7015 Old Olympic Highway. The… Continue reading

Studium Generale shines spotlight on Find Your Voice Festival preview

The creative team for Peninsula College’s 2017 Find Your Voice Festival present a sneak peek of what it’s like to produce a live show of… Continue reading

Organizers seeking helpers for Sequim graduation party

Safe and sober. That’s the ongoing theme of Sequim’s annual graduation night party, slated to follow Sequim High School’s graduation ceremony on June 9. Parents… Continue reading

Gymnastics: Sequim’s Pfeffer and Sweet, PA teammates advance to districts

Port Angeles’ gymnastics squad took first place at a 2A/3A sub-district meet Feb. 2 in Auburn, punching a ticket to the West Central District tourney… Continue reading

Arts & Entertainment briefs — Feb. 8, 2017

Adventures abound in library novel selection “Euphoria” by Lily King will be discussed at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at the Sequim Library, 630 N.… Continue reading

Community News Briefs — Feb. 8, 2017

City of Sequim to remove park trees The City of Sequim will be removing two diseased black cottonwood trees at Carrie Blake Community Park in… Continue reading

February tour focuses on ciders; chocolates paired with fine wines

A new micro industry has been growing up on the Olympic Peninsula, complementing the region’s artisan wineries and offering consumers an interesting alternative libation —… Continue reading

Food safety is Green Thumbs topic

Jefferson County Director of Extension Laura Lewis will present information on ensuring a safe and consistent food supply at noon Thursday, Feb. 9, in the… Continue reading

How our lawmakers voted

How our state legislators voted last week: • Senate Bill 5607, Concerning education. Passed the Senate on Feb. 1, 25-24 This bill is the Senate… Continue reading

Local youths sink shots at Elk Hoop Shoot

One youth from Sequim and two from Port Angeles took top honors in their respective divisions at the Elks West District Hoop Shoot on Jan.… Continue reading

OMCF to host 10th annual Red, Set, Go! Heart Luncheon

The Olympic Medical Center Foundation will present the 10th annual Red, Set, Go! Heart Luncheon presented by the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe at 11:30 a.m. Friday,… Continue reading