Sequim Gazette Staff

NOLS starts virtual storytime series

As part of the annual Summer Reading Program, the North Olympic Library System is hitting the road — virtually — with a storytime series geared… Continue reading

Olympic Medical Center promotes McFall to Patient Experience Manager

A patient experience coordinator at Olympic Medical Center since joining the organization in 2015, Michelle McFall has a new role with OMC. McFall has recently… Continue reading

Mary Givins, a student librarian at the Port Angeles Public Library, takes part in a trial run to initiate curbside drop-off of returning books in the drive-in front of the library on June 16. The four North Olympic Library System libraries began curbside returns on June 17. Photo by Keith Thorpe/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Peninsula libraries offering returns, hold pickups

As Clallam County reopens to Phase 2 standards, public libraries across the North Olympic Peninsula are slowly restarting check-in and check-out services and other activities… Continue reading

Mary Givins, a student librarian at the Port Angeles Public Library, takes part in a trial run to initiate curbside drop-off of returning books in the drive-in front of the library on June 16. The four North Olympic Library System libraries began curbside returns on June 17. Photo by Keith Thorpe/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Police blotter — June 24, 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. June 16… Continue reading

Sequim elementary, middle schools celebrate moving on with drive-thru ceremonies

Health restrictions may have kept Sequim’s schools from fully celebrating their graduates, but some creative staffers helped send off hundreds of students to their new… Continue reading

Storm King soccer club sets summer skills program

Statewide health restrictions are keeping Storm King FC’s select squads from games, but the organization nonetheless is finding a way to keep players on the… Continue reading

Sturm among 3 seniors to earn Monday Musical scholarships

Sequim High School senior Payton Sturm was one of three local students selected to receive Monday Musical scholarships worth $1,5000 each. Sturm, a mezzo soprano,… Continue reading

Take time to ‘Imagine Your Story’ with summer reading program

With libraries across the Olympic Peninsula closed, staff have gotten imaginative with their “Imagine Your Story” Summer Reading Program. The free, all-ages program that kicked… Continue reading

OAT Run, Quilcene Gravel Unravel races cancelled

A pair of races slated for this month have been called off, but event organizers still hope to host two annual athletic challenges in September.… Continue reading

Clallam County seeks volunteers for boards, committees

Clallam County is seeking volunteers to fill 123 vacancies on 20 advisory boards and committees. The deadline to apply is the close of business Wednesday,… Continue reading

Coffee with deputy mayor on KSQM

The City of Sequim has partnered with KSQM radio to host a live call-in session of Coffee with the Deputy Mayor on Thursday, June 25… Continue reading

Master Gardener to explain ‘Simple Drip Irrigation’

Master Gardener Susan Kalmar teaches the importance of having a watering plan for one’s yard and garden at her Zoom presentation, “Simple Drip Irrigation,” set… Continue reading

Online auction benefits PFOA rescues

An online auction of treasures from a Peninsula Friends of Animals supporter is in progress and ends Wednesday evening, June 17. Net proceeds of the… Continue reading

PAFAC sets solstice celebration with new exhibit

For more than two decades, a fresh display of artistry has come to the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center’s Webster’s Woods Sculpture Park, marking a… Continue reading

Police blotter — June 17, 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. June 9… Continue reading

Rotarians Lang and Mary Hadley, right, along with Barbara Hughes, donate funds to the Boys & Girls Club — represented here by executive director Mary Budke — for the B&G Club’s “Grab ‘n’ Go” summer youth meal program. Photo by Doug Schwarz

Rotarians help with B&G summer meals program

Local Rotarians recently helped boost the Boys & Girls Club’s “Grab ‘n’ Go” program to help feed youths in Sequim and Port Angeles. Long-time Rotarians… Continue reading

Rotarians Lang and Mary Hadley, right, along with Barbara Hughes, donate funds to the Boys & Girls Club — represented here by executive director Mary Budke — for the B&G Club’s “Grab ‘n’ Go” summer youth meal program. Photo by Doug Schwarz

Sequim Soroptimists reopen medical loan closet

After a brief shutdown because of health concerns surrounding the 2019 novel coronavirus, the Soroptimist International of Sequim’s Medical Loan Closet, has reopened, the group… Continue reading

Sheriff’s office: Sex offender to live in Sequim neighborhood

A registered sex offender has told authorities his intent to live in the Sequim area, the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office reported last week. Alexander Holmes… Continue reading

Helpful local information, links for dealing with COVID-19 pandemic

To help Sequim- and Clallam County-are residents manage their daily lives during the 2019 novel coronavirus, the Clallam County Emergency Team offers these tips, links,… Continue reading

Boys & Girls clubs’ golf tourney set for June 26

The 29th Annual Boys & Girls Club Golf Tournament & Fundraiser, a four-person scramble, is set for a 1 p.m. shotgun start on Friday, June… Continue reading