Sequim Gazette Staff

Blaine Zechenelly, Clallam County Fire District 3 Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) planner, demonstrates how to profile a building during a CERT training exercise at Sequim Community Church in March 2017. Blaine and Cindy Zechenelly were awarded 2020 Governor’s Volunteer Awards last week. Sequim Gazette file photo by Erin Hawkins
                                Blaine Zechenelly, Clallam County Fire District 3 Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) planner, demonstrates how to profile a building during a CERT training exercise at Sequim Community Church in March 2017. BLaine and Cindy Zechenelly were awarded 2020 Governor’s Volunteer Awards last week. Sequim Gazette file photo by Erin Hawkins

Milestone: Blaine, Cindy Zechenelly honored with Governor’s Volunteer Service Award

Blaine and Cindy Zechenelly, Sequim-area volunteer disaster planners for Clallam County Fire District No.3, received 2020 Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards, as announced by Serve Washington… Continue reading

Blaine Zechenelly, Clallam County Fire District 3 Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) planner, demonstrates how to profile a building during a CERT training exercise at Sequim Community Church in March 2017. Blaine and Cindy Zechenelly were awarded 2020 Governor’s Volunteer Awards last week. Sequim Gazette file photo by Erin Hawkins
                                Blaine Zechenelly, Clallam County Fire District 3 Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) planner, demonstrates how to profile a building during a CERT training exercise at Sequim Community Church in March 2017. BLaine and Cindy Zechenelly were awarded 2020 Governor’s Volunteer Awards last week. Sequim Gazette file photo by Erin Hawkins

Olympic Medical Center selects Cannon for CFO role

Lorraine Cannon has joined Olympic Medical Center as the organization’s new chief financial officer (CFO) on April 20. Cannon will serve as internal auditor and… Continue reading

Peninsula College lists winter quarter president’s list, honor roll

Peninsula College last week released the names of students who made the President’s List and the Honor Roll for the winter 2020 quarter. To qualify… Continue reading

Police blotter — April 29, 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. April 21… Continue reading

WeDo Fudge sets drive-thru season opening for May 1

Sequim’s drive-thru fudge and prayer stand is set to re-open this week. WeDo Fudge, at 11 Valley Center Place in Carlsborg (just across the PUD… Continue reading

Olympic Theatre Arts seeking artists, art for 2020-2021 season promos

Some upcoming Olympic Theatre Arts productions are on hold, but OTA is already looking ahead to the upcoming season — and artistic ways to promote… Continue reading

Sequim donation drop-off center to reduce hours

The Donation Drop-off Center to support the COVID-19 pandemic response at Greywolf Elementary School, 171 Carlsborg Road in Sequim, will reduce the hours of operations.… Continue reading

A&E briefs — April 22, 2020

Woodturners to meet virtually The Strait Turners woodturning club is not having an in-person meeting in April but plan to host a meeting with a… Continue reading

Clallam County Charter Review seeks applicant following Miller’s death

The Clallam County Charter Review Commission is looking to fill a vacancy after member Ted Miller of Sequim died on April 10. The vacancy must… Continue reading

Clallam County’s annual Birdathon set for May 9

While the 2019 novel coronavirus has canceled a number of local events, birders can look forward to getting outdoors to participate in the annual Clallam… Continue reading

Master Gardener Judy Mann, pictured here with her worm bin, has been enjoying the vermicompost her worms have produced for more than 10 years. She offers a “Worm Composting” presentation on April 23. Photo courtesy of Judy Mann

Green Thumbs presenter to talk worm composting

Learn all about worm composting at the next Green Thumbs Garden Tips Education Series presentation, set to air online at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 23,… Continue reading

Master Gardener Judy Mann, pictured here with her worm bin, has been enjoying the vermicompost her worms have produced for more than 10 years. She offers a “Worm Composting” presentation on April 23. Photo courtesy of Judy Mann

Milestone: Sequim Soroptimists pick Perez, Olson for Girls of the Month honors

Soroptimist International of Sequim announced the selections of Vita Olson (March) and Kimberly Perez (April) for their Girls of the Month honors. Olson volunteers at… Continue reading

Police blotter — April 22, 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. April 14… Continue reading

“Dreaming of Sailing I,” acrylic on canvas by Annie Robinson, an artist from Powell River, B.C. — one of the featured artists in the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center’s virtual exhibit “Earth: An Abstract.” Submitted art

Port Angeles Fine Arts Center offers ‘Earth: An Abstract’ online exhibit

The Port Angeles Fine Arts Center on April 18 launched its first ever “virtual opening” of the online exhibit, “Earth: An Abstract.” View this on-line… Continue reading

“Dreaming of Sailing I,” acrylic on canvas by Annie Robinson, an artist from Powell River, B.C. — one of the featured artists in the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center’s virtual exhibit “Earth: An Abstract.” Submitted art

Property taxes due soon, but extensions are available

Clallam County residents affected by the 2019 novel coronavirus are able to file for an extension, the Clallam County Treasurer’s Office said last week. County… Continue reading

Coronavirus crisis forces more cancellations, postponements

Coffee with the Mayor The City of Sequim’s April 23 Coffee with the Mayor meeting has been cancelled because of statewide meeting restrictions surrounding the… Continue reading

Police blotter — April 15, 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. April 7… Continue reading

United Way begins grant funding to nonprofits

An effort to help local nonprofits during the worldwide novel coronavirus public health threat has grown by more than $50,000, thanks to community generosity. The… Continue reading

Emergency officials: Take these steps while shopping during COVID-19 pandemic

Many local stores are working to keep customers safe while they are doing their essential shopping amidst the COVID-19 pandemic,from installing barriers between customers and… Continue reading