Sequim Gazette Staff

Adventure Travel Series kicks off Jan. 3

The annual Adventure Travel Series starts its 2020 offerings with “Climate Warming and Travel: How Big a Deal Is It?” with Robert Larsen on Friday,… Continue reading

Bowling: Trojans topple Wolves on lanes

Sequim’s bowling squad enters the mid-season winter break with a 1-8 mark after dropping a 7-0 decision at Olympic on Dec. 17. Madison McKeown bowled… Continue reading

County board to consider $589K request for waterfront center costs

The Clallam County Opportunity Fund Board will consider a funding request from the City of Port Angeles at a special meeting set for 2-4 p.m.… Continue reading

Learn how to invite birds into your yard

The next in the 2019-2020 Backyard Birding series is set for 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Jan. 4, at the Dungeness River Audubon Center, 2151 W. Hendrickson… Continue reading

Local golfers ‘battle’ at Oregon courses

A cadre of local golfers made a trek south earlier this month for a bit of friendly competition. The 36 golfers, split into three teams,… Continue reading

Milestone: Windermere raises the ‘woof’ for OPHS

Santa Paws (Rick Brown) snuggles up with a couple of canines during Windermere Real Estate’s pet photo opportunity on Nov. 22. Photo courtesy of Windermere… Continue reading

Plunge time: Polar Bear Dip set for New Year’s morning

It’s time once again to take the plunge for a cause. The 32-annual Port Angeles Polar Bear Dip returns to Port Angeles’ Hollywood Beach on… Continue reading

Police departments, sheriff offices boost holiday DUI patrols

Law enforcement in Clallam and Jefferson counties launched DUI emphasis patrols on Dec. 15. The entities joined more than 145 law enforcement agencies statewide adding… Continue reading

Registration for NODM, Run the Peninsula 2020 races open

Registration is open for the 18th-annual North Olympic Discovery Marathon and the second-annual Run the Peninsula series, a four-race set series across the North Olympic… Continue reading

Sequim I.T. hosts cell smartphone basics class

More than 60 people attended a free Samsung Smartphone Basics class held at Shipley Center last month. The class was taught by Sequim I.T. employees,… Continue reading

State Parks offers two free days in January

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will offer two free days in January, when visitors to state parks will not need a Discover Pass… Continue reading

Community invited to 20th-annual ‘Messiah’ sing-along

Sequim is once again encouraged to join voices for the 20th-annual community “Messiah” sing-along, set for 1-3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 28, at Trinity United… Continue reading

Free workshop set on improving pollinator habitat

The Clallam Conservation District in early January is offering a free workshop on improving habitat for bees, butterflies, hummingbirds and other pollinators. The workshop is… Continue reading

Milestone: Swanson gets OMC leadership award

Olympic Medical Center administrators presented director of surgical services Vickie Swanson with the Leadership Award at OMC’s November department management meeting. Swanson, who joined Olympic… Continue reading

OTA offers youth acting opportunities this winter

Young actors and Olympic Theatre Arts are once again teaming up to warm up Sequim’s winter days with a flurry of on-stage activities. OTA’s Winter… Continue reading

Peony Pack fundraiser set

The Sequim Botanical Garden Society’s Surprise Peony Pack Fundraising Effort is set for 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, at the Sequim Farmers Market Holiday… Continue reading

Pre-orders for native plant sale being accepted

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

Veterans get honors, thanks from Korean government

Joining nine veterans accepting the Ambassador for Peace Medal and Certificate at Sequim’s Black Bear Diner on Dec. 9 are (back row, from left) Port… Continue reading

Wolf of the Week: Erik Christiansen

Wolf of the Week: Erik Christiansen Class: Junior Team: Sequim High boys basketball Head coach: Greg Glasser Reason for selection: “Erik hit a game-tying 3-pointer… Continue reading

Director Tyler Benedict, right, pictured here leading the Sequim City Band in some festive holiday-themed tunes at the Home Town Holidays in downtown Sequim on Nov. 30, directs the band at the group’s annual “Joyous Sounds” holiday concert set for 3 p.m. Sunday Dec. 15, at the Sequim High School auditorium. Sequim Gazette photo by Michael Dashiell

City band to play ‘Joyous Sounds’ for Sunday concert

Members of the Sequim City Band invite the community to hear the “Joyous Sounds” of the season at the group’s annual holiday concert, set for… Continue reading

Director Tyler Benedict, right, pictured here leading the Sequim City Band in some festive holiday-themed tunes at the Home Town Holidays in downtown Sequim on Nov. 30, directs the band at the group’s annual “Joyous Sounds” holiday concert set for 3 p.m. Sunday Dec. 15, at the Sequim High School auditorium. Sequim Gazette photo by Michael Dashiell