Sequim Gazette Staff

Snowfall forces school closure

All classes and activities at the Sequim School District are closed today. Tuesday, Jan. 14, because of inclement weather. After intially postposing school activities for… Continue reading

Veteran fellow joins City of Sequim staff

Thanks to a national program to offer transitioning service members some experience in local government, the City of Sequim has added Tyler Wiles to its… Continue reading

Sequim-Dungeness Chamber of Commerce opens nominations for Citizen of Year

Looking to reward a community hero? The Sequim-Dungeness Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for the organization’s 2019 Citizen of the Year award, the… Continue reading

Olympic Theatre Arts to host two auditions in one day

Olympic Theatre Arts announces open auditions at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 16, in OTA’s Gathering Hall at 414 N. Sequim Ave., seeking cast members… Continue reading

‘Nerd-dom’ to get spotlight at Port Angeles Library

To reclaim the once pejorative term “nerd” to mean anyone who obsesses over created content, the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center and North Olympic Library… Continue reading

Feiro director to talk science education at Sequim Science Café event

Melissa Williams, Executive Director of the Feiro Marine Science Center in Port Angeles, provides some insight into the evolution of science education at the next… Continue reading

Gymnastics: Peninsula team competes at Sehome invite

The combined Port Angeles-Sequim-Crescent prep gymnastics squad vied for top placings at the five-team Sehome Invitational on Jan. 4. Sequim’s Emma Sharp earned a pair… Continue reading

Help sought for tree-plantings

The North Olympic Salmon Coalition is seeking volunteers to restore salmon habitat and plant native trees and shrubs. The goal, coalition members say, is to… Continue reading

Kids Create Art program restarts Jan. 18

The Kids Create Art program continues to be offered at the Sequim Library in 2020. The library hosts Kids Create Art the third Saturday of… Continue reading

Lecture series continues with focus on water law

The League of Women Voters’ “The Story of Water” lecture series continues next week with “Water Law in Washington: Who Owns the Water and What… Continue reading

Milestone: Golf group celebrates holiday, donates scarves to cancer center

Carin Bunney, left, presents Mikel Townsley, Olympic Medical Cancer Center Patient Navigator with a donation of 40-45 hand-painted scarves from Carin Bunney on behalf of… Continue reading

Students encouraged to serve as legislative pages

Students who live in the 24th Legislative District are encouraged to apply to serve as a page in the Washington State Senate during the 2020… Continue reading

Wrestling: Sequim grapplers compete at Axe, Hawkins tourneys

Sequim grapplers have their collective hands full in early-season tournaments and league matches, but several individuals are picking up wins in the 2019-2020 season. SHS… Continue reading

Blue Whole Gallery adds 3-D perspective with juried exhibit

Blue Whole Gallery’s 3-D Juried Show When: Opening reception 5-8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 3 Where: 129 W. Washington St. More info: www.bluewholegallery.com Welcoming in the… Continue reading

Free WOW! workshop spotlights ‘targeted cancer treatments’

Dr. Lindsay Jensen presents “Radiation oncology: Updates in targeted cancer treatments” — a free WOW! Working on Wellness Forum — at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan.… Continue reading

Hospice group seeks volunteers in January

Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County offers monthly orientations for those interested in volunteering with the organization. January sessions are scheduled for 11 a.m.-noon on Thursday,… Continue reading

Learn how to landscape with native plants

The Clallam Conservation District is offering workshops on landscaping with native plants this month, with one session in Port Angeles and another in Sequim. Workshops… Continue reading

Second Saturday Science spotlight falls on bats

Speakers at the next Second Saturday Science event are going to wing it with a presentation about bats. Representatives from the Port Townsend-based Western Wildlife… Continue reading

Sequim garden club to host guest speaker

Dona Brock, President of the Sequim Botanical Garden, is the featured speaker at the Sequim Prairie Garden Club meeting set for 10:30-11:30 a.m. Monday, Jan.… Continue reading

State sets new traffic laws for 2020

Washington state roadway users have a few new laws to be aware of for 2020. In the state’s updated child restraint law (RCW 46.61.687), children… Continue reading