Sequim Gazette Staff

Police blotter — May 13, 2020

The weekly police blotter includes incidents that occurred in the City of Sequim and in unincorporated Clallam County in the Sequim-Dungeness Valley area. May 5… Continue reading

Student art shines in peninsula 2-D, 3-D juried contest

Despite the cancellation of an in-person exhibition, the Olympic Peninsula High School Student Art Exhibition at Peninsula College heralds some of the top student art… Continue reading

Master Gardener to talk legumes at next virtual presentation

Green beans and peas — regulars in many vegetable gardens — represent a mere fraction of the legume possibilities for local gardeners. Laurel Moulton, program… Continue reading

Candidate filing week set for May 11-15

The five-day candidate filing period for state and local elected offices is nearly underway. Candidate filing will be open for five days — May 11-15… Continue reading

North Olympic Library System hosting virtual book chats, storytimes

Libraries may be closed, but readers can still connect with other book aficionados through virtual book chats, held on Tuesdays through the month of May… Continue reading

PAFAC to host online ‘happy hour’ with artists, curator

Get ready for “happy hour” — virtually — at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center. The arts center continue its virtual arts programming at 5… Continue reading

Peninsula Housing Authority executive director Kassinger to retire April 30

The Peninsula Housing Authority has new leadership. The organization’s board of commissioners announced early last month that after 14 years with the agency executive director… Continue reading

Police blotter — May 6, 2020

The weekly police blotter includes incidents that occurred in the City of Sequim and in unincorporated Clallam County in the Sequim-Dungeness Valley area. April 28… Continue reading

Suspected burglary apprehended at park office near Sequim

A burglary was interrupted and suspect arrested in the early morning hours of May 5 at the Washington State Parks building at the intersection of… Continue reading

NOLS expands online offerings

While all Clallam County’s public libraries are closed because of COVID-19 concerns, online resources remain available and North Olympic Library System (NOLS) — which oversees… Continue reading

Students march to commencement ceremonies on the Port Angeles campus of Peninsula College in 2017. File photo by Keith Thorpe/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Peninsula College reschedules commencement ceremony for August

The Peninsula College commencement ceremony for 2020 has been postponed from June 20 to Aug. 22. “Commencement is one of the most cherished moments in… Continue reading

Students march to commencement ceremonies on the Port Angeles campus of Peninsula College in 2017. File photo by Keith Thorpe/Olympic Peninsula News Group
From left, Sequim Equestrian Team seniors Hannah Kokoschka, Grace Niemeyer, Emma Albright and Lilly Thomas each earned at least one District 4 postseason medal following a shortened 2020 season. Submitted photo

Equestrian sports: Sequim riders cap shortened season with district honors

The Sequim Equestrian Team saw its season end abruptly and without a chance to compete at the state meet, but riders are still coming away… Continue reading

From left, Sequim Equestrian Team seniors Hannah Kokoschka, Grace Niemeyer, Emma Albright and Lilly Thomas each earned at least one District 4 postseason medal following a shortened 2020 season. Submitted photo
Blaine Zechenelly, Clallam County Fire District 3 Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) planner, demonstrates how to profile a building during a CERT training exercise at Sequim Community Church in March 2017. Blaine and Cindy Zechenelly were awarded 2020 Governor’s Volunteer Awards last week. Sequim Gazette file photo by Erin Hawkins
                                Blaine Zechenelly, Clallam County Fire District 3 Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) planner, demonstrates how to profile a building during a CERT training exercise at Sequim Community Church in March 2017. BLaine and Cindy Zechenelly were awarded 2020 Governor’s Volunteer Awards last week. Sequim Gazette file photo by Erin Hawkins

Milestone: Blaine, Cindy Zechenelly honored with Governor’s Volunteer Service Award

Blaine and Cindy Zechenelly, Sequim-area volunteer disaster planners for Clallam County Fire District No.3, received 2020 Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards, as announced by Serve Washington… Continue reading

Blaine Zechenelly, Clallam County Fire District 3 Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) planner, demonstrates how to profile a building during a CERT training exercise at Sequim Community Church in March 2017. Blaine and Cindy Zechenelly were awarded 2020 Governor’s Volunteer Awards last week. Sequim Gazette file photo by Erin Hawkins
                                Blaine Zechenelly, Clallam County Fire District 3 Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) planner, demonstrates how to profile a building during a CERT training exercise at Sequim Community Church in March 2017. BLaine and Cindy Zechenelly were awarded 2020 Governor’s Volunteer Awards last week. Sequim Gazette file photo by Erin Hawkins

Olympic Medical Center selects Cannon for CFO role

Lorraine Cannon has joined Olympic Medical Center as the organization’s new chief financial officer (CFO) on April 20. Cannon will serve as internal auditor and… Continue reading

Peninsula College lists winter quarter president’s list, honor roll

Peninsula College last week released the names of students who made the President’s List and the Honor Roll for the winter 2020 quarter. To qualify… Continue reading

Police blotter — April 29, 2020

The weekly police blotter includes incidents that occurred in the City of Sequim and in unincorporated Clallam County in the Sequim-Dungeness Valley area. April 21… Continue reading

WeDo Fudge sets drive-thru season opening for May 1

Sequim’s drive-thru fudge and prayer stand is set to re-open this week. WeDo Fudge, at 11 Valley Center Place in Carlsborg (just across the PUD… Continue reading

Olympic Theatre Arts seeking artists, art for 2020-2021 season promos

Some upcoming Olympic Theatre Arts productions are on hold, but OTA is already looking ahead to the upcoming season — and artistic ways to promote… Continue reading

Sequim donation drop-off center to reduce hours

The Donation Drop-off Center to support the COVID-19 pandemic response at Greywolf Elementary School, 171 Carlsborg Road in Sequim, will reduce the hours of operations.… Continue reading