Sequim Gazette Staff

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Celebration of Shadows fest includes shadow theater, pumpkin carving workshops

The Port Angeles Fine Arts Center hosts the Celebration of Shadows Fall Festival, a family friendly event set for Saturday, Oct. 23. This first-time event… Continue reading

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City of Sequim seeking Sunshine Fest performers

The City of Sequim is now accepting applications for musical performers to participate in the 2022 Sequim Sunshine Festival, slated for March 4-5. Venues will… Continue reading

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Film fest seeks to shatter stereotypes about disability, employment

Despite a shortage of labor across the region, state and nation, individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities remain underemployed, with fewer hours and lower wages… Continue reading

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Fire burns Agnew garage, shed; none injured

A late afternoon fire in the Agnew area destroyed a garage and shed, and threatened a home on Saturday. Cause of the fire, on the… Continue reading

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Klontz, former Sequim public works director, takes job with Port of Port Townsend

Port Townsend native Matt Klontz is leaving his job as Public Works Director for the City of Sequim to take a position with the Port… Continue reading

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Milestone: City of Sequim employee gets wastewater plant operator certificate

John Christenson, City of Sequim Wastewater Operator III, recently earned the Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator IV Certification from the Washington State Department of Ecology. This… Continue reading

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Voters to get General Election ballots in mail this week

Voter registration deadlines are quickly approaching for eligible residents looking to cast a ballot in the November 2021 General Election. Ballots are scheduled to be… Continue reading

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Wolves of the Week: Lars Wiker, Jolene Vaara

• Girls — Jolene Vaara Class: Sophomore Team: Sequim High volleyball Head coach: Jennie Webber Heilman Reason for selection: “Jolene provided consistent play for the… Continue reading

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Learn how to grow rare fruit on the peninsula

Get tips on how to take advantage of Clallam County’s unique microclimates and to grow a wide variety of fruiting plants from many areas of… Continue reading

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Bodystrong Taekwon-do students earn black belts

Despite social distancing restrictions, a trio of Bodystrong Taekwon-do Academy students advanced in black belt testing this June. Larry Muckley, who now teaches at his… Continue reading

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Free legal aid clinic set for Oct. 23

The Clallam-Jefferson County Pro Bono Lawyers will present a virtual legal aid clinic, a free program offering legal advice for members of the public from… Continue reading

Learn about impact of earthquakes, tsunamis to Sequim

Blaine Zechenelly and Keith Koehler of Clallam County Fire District 3 will help residents learn about what they can do in the event of a… Continue reading

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NOLS to host book discussions in October

The North Olympic Library System (NOLS) will host four virtual Book Discussion Group meetings in October. All are welcome to participate; register through nols.org/book-discussion-groups to… Continue reading

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Prepare for earthquakes with annual Great ShakeOut

In the wake of Federal Emergency Management Agency’s “National Preparedness Month” in September, individuals and communities throughout Clallam County are being asked to participate in… Continue reading

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Volunteer Hospice offers orientations for new volunteers

Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County offers monthly orientations for those interested in learning more about or volunteering with the organization. There will be an online… Continue reading

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Westbound US 101 traffic moving to new bridge over Siebert Creek

Weather permitting, drivers traveling westbound on U.S. Highway 101 will use a new bridge at Siebert Creek. As soon as 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 8,… Continue reading

Olympic National Park sets prescribed burns starting Monday

The Olympic Interagency Fire Management Program and park road crew have planned and prepared for prescribed burns of five woody debris piles beginning Monday, Oct.… Continue reading

Clallam County to offer Pfizer booster shots in Port Angeles

With the recent approval of COVID-19 booster shots by national agencies, officials with Clallam County Emergency Management and Clallam County Health and Human Services are… Continue reading

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Explore ‘Orphan Train Movement’ with genealogical society presentation

The Clallam County Genealogical Society hosts a special Zoom presentation with professional genealogist Michael Brophy at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 9. His topic will… Continue reading

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Free seminar details role of Developmental Disability Council

Clallam Mosaic and Clallam County Parent to Parent are hosting a free virtual seminar on Zoom dubbed “What Does the Developmental Disability Council Do?” set… Continue reading