Sequim Gazette Staff

Walkling grants available

The Ben and Myrtle Walkling Memorial Trust is accepting applications for grants to be awarded in 2021. The trust awards grants to encourage new civic… Continue reading

Expect delays along US Highway 101 near Sequim for repairs

Maintenance crews for the Washington State Department of Transportation look to take advantage of warm, dry conditions to conduct pavement repairs along US 101 near… Continue reading

State gives Clallam County approval for Phase 2

Washington State Secretary of Health John Wiesman has approved Clallam County’s request for a variance to move from Phase 1 to Phase 2 under the… Continue reading

City arts commission seeks artists for ‘Fluidity’ exhibit

The City Arts Advisory Commission is seeking entries of art, in any medium, for “Fluidity,” the commission’s next exhibit to be on digital display beginning… Continue reading

Emergency food, shelter funds available through federal grant

Clallam County was recently awarded a little more than $95,000 federal funds to help supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. Under the… Continue reading

Master Gardeners to talk growing tomatoes

Get advice about growing tomatoes successfully in the North Olympic Peninsula’s maritime climate at the next Green Thumbs Garden Tips, set for noon-1 p.m. on… Continue reading

Milestone: Parkwood pair honored for years of emergency preparedness

After 16 years of ongoing dedication and perseverance for founding and providing leadership for the Parkwood Emergency Response Team (PERT), Mike Hansen, commander, and Peggy… Continue reading

Milestone: Sequim Sunrise Rotary boosts community groups with donations

The Sequim Sunrise Rotary Club recently donated $7,500 to three community organizations who provide assistance to some of the most vulnerable in the Sequim-Dungeness Valley.… Continue reading

Police blotter — May 27, 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. May 19… Continue reading

Registration still open for OMCares’s May run/walk

The finish line is in sight. Organizers of the OMCares’ May Virtual Run/Walk say they have raised about 88 percent of their overall goal of… Continue reading

Soroptimist group seeks applicants for annual Vocational-Technical Award

Soroptimist International of Sequim is accepting applications for its annual Vocational-Technical Award. This $1,500 award will be presented to a female student enrolled in a… Continue reading

VHOCC to host online volunteer orientation

Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County (VHOCC) has shifted its orientations for volunteers online. VHOCC, a local nonprofit that serves communities from Joyce to Diamond Point,… Continue reading

Puget Sound halibut fishing season opens

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife on May 18 set expected dates of this year’s Puget Sound halibut fishing season, which was delayed due… Continue reading

Albert Haller Foundation names 2020 scholarship recipients

The Albert Haller Foundation last week announced the recipients of the organization’s 2020 scholarship recipients, with $98,500 bestowed on 13 graduating high school seniors in… Continue reading

Community news briefs — May 20, 2020

‘Coffee with Mayor’ to air on KSQM The City of Sequim has partnered with KSQM FM radio to host a live call-in session of Coffee… Continue reading

Local nonprofit Mosaic is delivering services to home-bound participants

Normally a hub of various activities, from classes and field trips to dances and more, Clallam Mosaic is getting a bit of an organizational overhaul.… Continue reading

Milestone: Donation a big garden booster

Sequim’s True Value Co-op Farm & Garden store, along with Kellogg Garden Products, deliver 41 bales of organic compost to the Community Organic Gardens of… Continue reading

NOLS offers “Stay Home Stay Safe” resources

The Olympic Peninsula’s libraries aren’t opening any time soon, but the library system is looking to help locals with online resources. The North Olympic Library… Continue reading

Peninsula College to host high school esports tournament for May 22-24

Though spring prep sports have been called off, some high school athletes are competing from home. Peninsula College’s Pirate Esports team is inviting youths to… Continue reading

Ladies of a Wednesday breakfast group living on Highland Hills decided to surprise their neighbor, Sheron Duffy, on April 29 by turning up outside her driveway on Ravens Ridge to bring cards, flowers and sing to her “Happy Birthday.” Photo courtesy of Kathryn Haskell

PHOTO: Birthday wishes from masked friends

Ladies of a Wednesday breakfast group living on Highland Hills decided to surprise their neighbor, Sheron Duffy, on April 29 by turning up outside her… Continue reading

Ladies of a Wednesday breakfast group living on Highland Hills decided to surprise their neighbor, Sheron Duffy, on April 29 by turning up outside her driveway on Ravens Ridge to bring cards, flowers and sing to her “Happy Birthday.” Photo courtesy of Kathryn Haskell