Sequim Gazette Staff

Veterans saluted at middle school assembly

Sequim Middle School held an assembly on Nov. 10 to honor the men and women who have served their country in the military. In addition… Continue reading

Women’s soccer: Pirates win OT thriller for program’s third NWAC championship

After 100 minutes of scoreless play, it took just three minutes of a second sudden death overtime to give Peninsula College its third women’s soccer… Continue reading

News: County advisory boards seek applicants

The Board of Clallam County Commissioners announces openings on Advisory boards and committees. Specific categories are noted where applicable. Interested citizens are invited to contact… Continue reading

Chalk Talk: Greywolf tests water wheels, Haller’s ‘We are Friends Who Care’ assembly, SHS welding class builds outdoor fireplace

DISTRICT For the most up-to-date information on school events, go to the district website at and click on the Calendar button. Parent/teacher conferences will… Continue reading

Love where you live: Experiencing Sequim’s sister city of Shiso

A large river travels through the jagged mountains and flows through the city surrounded by steep, lush evergreen forests. Moss sprawls across mist-soaked rocks and… Continue reading

Olympic Nature Experience hosts fall scavenger hunt

On Nov. 12, Olympic Nature Experience will host a fall scavenger hunt to benefit area preschoolers at the historical Dungeness Schoolhouse. The Olympic Nature Experience,… Continue reading

Alert: Counterfeit currency being passed on peninsula

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office is alerting area businesses and residents of an increase in the use of counterfeit currency being passed at area businesses… Continue reading

Annual regional forum to focus on affordable housing, ending homelessness on the North Olympic Peninsula

The sixth annual forum on affordable housing and ending homelessness on the North Olympic Peninsula is set for Wednesday, Nov. 16, at 7 Cedars Casino… Continue reading

College salutes veterans

Peninsula College invites all in the community to honor veterans with several events on Thursday, Nov. 10. A Studium Generale presentation, entitled “Veteran Stories of… Continue reading

College soccer: Pirate women win, men fall in NWAC quarterfinals

One dynasty looks to add another title to their storied past and another misses the conference finals by the slimmest of margins. Peninsula College’s women… Continue reading

Community News Briefs — Sequim Gazette, Nov. 9, 2016

County water testing lab holiday closures The Clallam County water testing laboratory will be closed Nov. 10-11 for the Veterans Day holiday; Nov. 23-25 for… Continue reading

Community scoreboard: Golf, volleyball results

Golf The Cedars at Dungeness • Men’s Club, 7 Cedars Cup Day, Nov. 2 First flight — 1. Fred Harrison, 65; 2. Mike Burchard, 66;… Continue reading

Guest column: Love where you live

A large river travels through the jagged mountains and flows through the city surrounded by steep, lush evergreen forests. Moss sprawls across mist-soaked rocks and… Continue reading

Life: Learn about Dungeness swans at OPAS meeting

The Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, at the Dungeness River Audubon Center, 2151 W. Hendrickson Road in Sequim.… Continue reading

Milestone: 3 Clallam firefighters graduate from state academy

Clallam County Fire District 3 saw three firefighters — Anaka Hughes, Erik Payne and Christian Whitaker — among the newest class of 26 graduate from… Continue reading

Milestone: Kilmer receives U.S. Navy Distinguished Public Service Award

U.S. Representative Derek Kilmer (D-WA) has been awarded the U.S. Navy’s Distinguished Public Service Award, the highest honor a civilian not employed by the Navy… Continue reading

Milestone: Sequim guild grants scholarship to Port Angeles’ Duce

The Sequim Dungeness Hospital Guild recently granted Sarah Duce of Port Angeles a $1,500 Schoenberg Scholarship. She will be working toward receiving her degree in… Continue reading

News: City to hold ‘Raingardens’ open house

Join staff from the City of Sequim Public Works and Community Development Departments from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, for a “Raingardens and More”… Continue reading

North Olympic Library System collects, airs area veterans’ stories

This fall, North Olympic Library System staff collected more than a dozen audio interviews from area veterans as part of its ongoing oral history program,… Continue reading

OMCC hosts cancer support groups

The Olympic Medical Cancer Center, 844 N. Fifth Ave., hosts a number of cancer support groups in November. Call Patient Navigator assistant Elizabeth Thomas at… Continue reading