Sequim Gazette Staff

Olympic National Park sets use fee hikes, free days for 2017

Users of Olympic National Park can expect fee increases in 2017, part of a three-year phased rise in user fees that started in 2015. Effective… Continue reading

Sports — Pickle ball champions announced

The Sequim Picklers’ Winter League Pickle Ball season ended with playoffs and championship matches at the Sequim Boys &Girls Club’s indoor courts on Jan. 23.… Continue reading

Sports Briefs — Feb. 2, 2017

Sign up for Babe Ruth Olympic Junior Babe Ruth hosts an in-person registration session from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6, at the Vern Burton gymnasium,… Continue reading

Strong showing from Klahhane Gymnastics at Grey Wolf Lodge meet

Klahhane Gymnastics athletes — including Kianna Miller, Danica Miller, Lainy Vig and Emma Sharp of Sequim — traveled to the Great Wolf Lodge for a… Continue reading

Two Peninsula schools receive Title 1 award

Greywolf Elementary School and Neah Bay Elementary School are among 54 U.S. schools to achieve a 2016 National Title I Distinguished School designation. The North… Continue reading

W. Ron Allen, Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe leader, is guest speaker at Feiro fundraiser

The Feiro Marine Life Center’s ninth-annual “Fish on the Fence” gala is set for Saturday, Feb. 11, and it will have a distinctly local flavor… Continue reading

Men’s basketball: Peninsula stays atop North, tops Edmonds

North Division standings Team Conf. Over. Peninsula 4-1 14-4 Whatcom 4-2 12-5 Bellevue 3-3 13-8 Everett 3-3 11-8 Shoreline 3-3 10-7 Skagit Valley 3-3 10-7… Continue reading

Women’s basketball: Pirates improve to 5-1 in conference play

North Region standings Bellevue 5-1 13-6 Peninsula 5-1 13-6 Skagit Valley 4-2 14-6 Everett 3-3 7-11 Shoreline 3-3 6-10 Olympic 2-4 8-8 Whatcom 2-4 6-9… Continue reading

County offers septic system rebates

Clallam County Environmental Health reminds Clallam County septic owners that there are only two months left to take advantage of the septic rebate program. Rebates… Continue reading

Fire District 2 hires deputy chief

Clallam 2 Fire-Rescue has hired former Port Angeles Fire Department Lt. Jake Patterson to become deputy fire chief of the rural fire district that surrounds… Continue reading

Girls basketball: Wolves’ slide hits five after loss to Friday Harbor

Olympic League standings (as of Jan. 22) North Kitsap 7-1 13-3 Olympic 6-2 12-4 Kingston 5-4 9-7 Port Angeles 5-4 8-8 Bremerton 4-5 7-8 Sequim… Continue reading

Gymnastics: Pfeffer takes eighth as Sequim-PA team tops Kingston

Sequim High freshman Lesae Pfeffer took a top-10 spot in overall scoring as the combined Sequim-Port Angeles gymnastics squad knocked off host Kingston at Breidablik… Continue reading

Input sought online for county health assessment

The Clallam County Department of Health and Human Services and multiple healthcare and human service partners are beginning to develop the county’s next Community Health… Continue reading

Milestone: Local student earns spot on Honor Roll at Oregon State University

Sequim resident Jennifer Beckett recently was named to the Scholastic Honor Roll for Fall term at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Ore. Beckett was one… Continue reading

Navy, ONP join training session at Hurricane Ridge

A Search and Rescue MH-60S helicopter and team of six from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island conducted a training exercise on Hurricane Ridge on Jan.… Continue reading

Peninsula College names Sequim students to honor roll, president’s list

Peninsula College recently released the names of students who made the President’s List and the Honor Roll for the 2016 fall quarter. To qualify for… Continue reading

Police blotter — Jan. 25, 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. Jan. 16… Continue reading

Schools: Apply for PC Foundation scholarships

Beginning Jan. 20, the Peninsula College Foundation will offer dozens of scholarships to students attending Peninsula College for the 2017-2018 school year. Scholarships are available… Continue reading

Sequim man found guilty in firearm assault

Keith Roberson, 56, of Sequim, was found guilty by a Clallam County jury Jan. 19 of two counts of assault-second degree, each while armed with… Continue reading

Sign of the times: YMCA unveils new logo, outlook

A new sign denoted a new outlook for a familiar community organization. YMCA of the USA recently unveiled what officials call a “brand strategy” to… Continue reading