Sequim Gazette Staff

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YMCA partners with Sequim schools to deliver meals

With Sequim schools on break in late December, the YMCA of Sequim is offering some helping wheels. YMCA officials announced last week the organization’s staff… Continue reading

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Sequim church offers ‘Blue Service’ on Dec. 21

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Sequim, will host a Blue Christmas Service on Monday, Dec. 21 — the longest night, or day with least total… Continue reading

Clallam Conservation District sets native plant sale

The Clallam Conservation District is accepting pre-orders for its annual Native Plant Sale. The bare-root tree and shrub seedlings are sold in bundles of 10,… Continue reading

County re-opens Sequim Bay, Discovery Bay to some shellfish harvesting

Health officials have upgraded several local waterways to some recreational; shellfish harvesting, the Clallam County Health and Human Services Department announced last week. The beaches… Continue reading

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NWAC: No 20-21 athletic championships, basketball delayed

March Madness, indeed. The Northwest Athletic Conference announced on Dec. 11 that no NWAC championships will be played — for any sport season — this… Continue reading

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OPNET seizes more than 3,100 marijuana plants

Members of the Olympic Peninsula Narcotics Enforcement Team (OPNET) seized thousands of marijuana plants from multiple Port Angeles residencnes last week, the result of a… Continue reading

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Rep. Chapman to lead state timber, farm country committee

State Rep. Mike Chapman, D-Port Angeles, has been elected chair of the state House Committee on Rural Development, Agriculture and Natural Resources. Chapman was elected… Continue reading

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Wreaths Across America event set at Sequim View Cemetery

Wreaths Across America, a national program that echoes the honoring of veterans at Arlington National Cemetery by placing balsam wreaths on the graves of service… Continue reading

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Donations urged in lieu of ‘Sing Along’

For the first time in nearly 20 years, Trinity United Methodist Church is unable to host the annual “Messiah Sing Along” this year. COVID-19 pandemic… Continue reading

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Get crafty with NOLS kits, online workshops

The North Olympic Library System invites teens and adults to grab a warm cup of tea or another favorite beverage and join friends for CreativiTea… Continue reading

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Learn how to prep your garden for winter

The lone Green Thumb Gardening Tips Education Series presentation in December is devoted to garden work that needs to be completed prior to and during… Continue reading

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Milestone: Olympic Medical Center honors staff for work with Epic system

The eight-member Olympic Medical Center Epic Reports Team recently received recognition at a virtual board of commissioners meeting, acknowledging the team’s extensive work measuring and… Continue reading

Some of the participants and organizers of the 2020 Cranksgiving event gather to raise funds for the Sequim Food Bank in November. They include, from left, Dave Toman, Tom Coonelly, Suzie Schneider, Dave Neidhardt, Al Streeter and Ken Stringer. Sequim Gazette photo by Michael Dashiell

Milestone: Sequim’s 2020 Cranksgiving wheels in $8,700

Opting for funds over food donations this year, organizers of the annual Sequim Cranksgiving event reported a big haul in 2020. Tom Coonelly noted that… Continue reading

Some of the participants and organizers of the 2020 Cranksgiving event gather to raise funds for the Sequim Food Bank in November. They include, from left, Dave Toman, Tom Coonelly, Suzie Schneider, Dave Neidhardt, Al Streeter and Ken Stringer. Sequim Gazette photo by Michael Dashiell
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NOLS joins Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library program

Youths in Clallam County of ages 5 and younger can get a free book in the mail each month through Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. Funded… Continue reading

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Olympic Medical Center adds Schwantor to legal team

Elizabeth Schwantor has joined Olympic Medical Center as associate legal counsel, OMC representatives announced last week. Schwantor joins OMC with more than 10 years of… Continue reading

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Olympic Peninsula Authors offer ‘Prevail’ collection

A collection of short stories, essays, memoirs and poetry meant to help readers reflect, sigh, laugh and sense a new spark of hope, “Prevail” —… Continue reading

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Peninsula libraries hosting book talks this month

The North Olympic Library System hosts four virtual Book Discussion Group meetings in December. Registration through www.nols.org/book-discussion-groups is required for each event in order to… Continue reading

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Sequim schools open Hi-Cap referrals

The Sequim School District announced last week its open referral process for students all grades (kindergarten-12th) who may qualify for Highly Capable (Hi-Cap) Program services.… Continue reading

Support WAG, adoptable dogs with Giving Trees donations

Looking for some help spreading a little holiday cheer to its canine guests this year, the Welfare For Animals Guild nonprofit group has Giving Trees… Continue reading

Sequim School District seeking pro-con voices for levy proposals

Sequim School District officials are seeking input from citizens for committees being formed to write pro/con statements for the Clallam County Online Voters’ Guide for… Continue reading