Sequim Gazette Staff

Trainer, speaker, actor and author Mac MacDonald will speak on “Navigating The Seven C’s Of Public Speaking” at the Skwim Toastmasters meeting on Nov. 29. Submitted photo

Life: MacDonald reveals 7 keys of public speaking; actor, author at Skwim Toastmasters

The Skwim Toastmasters club invites the public to a special presentation by Mac MacDonald on “Navigating The Seven C’s of Public Speaking” from 7-8:30 p.m.… Continue reading

Trainer, speaker, actor and author Mac MacDonald will speak on “Navigating The Seven C’s Of Public Speaking” at the Skwim Toastmasters meeting on Nov. 29. Submitted photo
Life: Sequim Rotarians help Kenyans get cisterns

Life: Sequim Rotarians help Kenyans get cisterns

Sequim Rotarians Mary Jane Apple and Andrea Gilles recently returned from a two-week trip to the Makueni region, southeast of Nairobi, Kenya, to assist in… Continue reading

Life: Sequim Rotarians help Kenyans get cisterns
Milestone: Chili champs chosen at Sherwood Assisted Living in Sequim

Milestone: Chili champs chosen at Sherwood Assisted Living in Sequim

Sherwood Assisted Living held its first annual Staff/Resident Chili Cook-off Monday, Nov. 7. Winners were Julie Franey (first place) and Matt Franey (second), with the… Continue reading

Milestone: Chili champs chosen at Sherwood Assisted Living in Sequim
Milestone: Support staff receive recognition at Olympic Medical Center

Milestone: Support staff receive recognition at Olympic Medical Center

Eric Lewis, chief executive officer for Olympic Medical Center, presented awards to five employees at Olympic Medical Center’s board of commissioners meeting on Nov. 2.… Continue reading

Milestone: Support staff receive recognition at Olympic Medical Center
Milestones: Sanikan man retires

Milestones: Sanikan man retires

Bill’s Plumbing & Sanikan recently bestowed an unlikely retirement gift. Arthur J. Estes came to work in August 2001, having been recently laid off, and… Continue reading

Milestones: Sanikan man retires

News: Robinson hired as Serenity House director

Richard “Doc” Robinson, Ph.D., is the new executive director of Serenity House of Clallam County. “Doc has the skills we want, he’s known locally and… Continue reading

Peninsula Men’s Gospel Singers, NorthWest Women’s Chorale combine for concert

Peninsula Men’s Gospel Singers, NorthWest Women’s Chorale combine for concert

The NorthWest Women’s Chorale will present the Peninsula Men’s Gospel Singers in concert at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 301… Continue reading

Peninsula Men’s Gospel Singers, NorthWest Women’s Chorale combine for concert
Sequim ‘Cranksgiving’ cranks up for 2016 event

Sequim ‘Cranksgiving’ cranks up for 2016 event

The family friendly, wheel-powered food-raiser for the Sequim Food Bank is back. Organizers of the 2016 Cranksgiving event are inviting community members to join in… Continue reading

Sequim ‘Cranksgiving’ cranks up for 2016 event
Sports Briefs — U-12 soccer squad goes 10-0; Anglers to talk West End fishing; Turkey Day golf tourney set; SkyRidge hails 2016 champs

Sports Briefs — U-12 soccer squad goes 10-0; Anglers to talk West End fishing; Turkey Day golf tourney set; SkyRidge hails 2016 champs

Pacific Primary Care goes undefeated in junior soccer league With an unblemished 10-0 record, Pacific Primary Care took the Sequim Junior Soccer League’s U-12 girls… Continue reading

Sports Briefs — U-12 soccer squad goes 10-0; Anglers to talk West End fishing; Turkey Day golf tourney set; SkyRidge hails 2016 champs

State unemployment rate drops again in September

Preliminary estimates from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics show Washington’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell again to 5.6 percent in September with the state… Continue reading

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

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

Women’s soccer: Pirates win OT thriller for program’s third NWAC championship
News: County advisory boards seek applicants

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

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

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 www.sequim.k12.wa.us and click on the Calendar button. Parent/teacher conferences will… Continue reading

Chalk Talk: Greywolf tests water wheels, Haller’s ‘We are Friends Who Care’ assembly, SHS welding class builds outdoor fireplace
Love where you live: Experiencing Sequim’s sister city of Shiso

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

Love where you live: Experiencing Sequim’s sister city of Shiso
Olympic Nature Experience hosts fall scavenger hunt

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

Olympic Nature Experience hosts fall scavenger hunt
Alert: Counterfeit currency being passed on peninsula

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

Alert: Counterfeit currency being passed on peninsula

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

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

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