Sequim Gazette Staff

Pioneer group awards scholarships

A pair of Sequim High grads-to-be are getting a boost from local pioneer families. The two graduating Sequim High School student, Kaylee Dunlap and Alexis… Continue reading

Police blotter — May 20, 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 12… Continue reading

Port Angeles Symphony redesigns new season: Five double-concert dates set

The Port Angeles Symphony Orchestra’s concert season will look different come this fall, in light of a unanimous vote by the symphony’s board of directors.… Continue reading

Request seeds by mail through NOLS program

The North Olympic Library System (NOLS) is mailing free starter kits of seeds to Clallam County residents. Individuals can complete an online seed request form… Continue reading

Time to sign up for Head Start, Early Head Start

Head Start, Early Head Start and Early Childhood Education Assistance Program (ECEAP) are accepting applications for eligible children and families for the 2020-2021 school year… Continue reading

Milestone: Peninsula College marketing, communications staff earn honors

The Peninsula College Marketing and Communications Department was recognized recently for excellence in Photography and Illustration, receiving a gold Paragon Award at the National Council… Continue reading

Virtual programming fuels activity at Port Angeles Fine Arts Center

Two young children explore the beach with their grandmother, gathering interesting bits of driftwood and stone. Meanwhile, across town, a slightly older girl is experimenting… Continue reading

Gary Meyer and Josh Henning, crew members from the City of Sequim’s Public Works Department, install a Bigbelly automated trash and recycling station at the Sequim Civic Center Plaza. Photo courtesy of City of Sequim

City of Sequim installs new high-tech trash/recycling stations

Smart phones, smart cars … and now, smart trash? The City of Sequim recently installed two Bigbelly automated trash and recycling stations — compacting trash… Continue reading

Gary Meyer and Josh Henning, crew members from the City of Sequim’s Public Works Department, install a Bigbelly automated trash and recycling station at the Sequim Civic Center Plaza. Photo courtesy of City of Sequim

Clallam County physicians offer grants, scholarships

Clallam County Physicians Community Benefit Fund is accepting applications for academic scholarships in medically-related fields and medically-related community grants to be awarded in 2020-2021. The… Continue reading

Local law enforcement seeing rise in overdoses

A culmination of several factors, many of them related to the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak, are suspected driving forces behind a boom in heroin overdoses… Continue reading

Police blotter — May 13, 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 5… Continue reading

Student art shines in peninsula 2-D, 3-D juried contest

Despite the cancellation of an in-person exhibition, the Olympic Peninsula High School Student Art Exhibition at Peninsula College heralds some of the top student art… Continue reading

Master Gardener to talk legumes at next virtual presentation

Green beans and peas — regulars in many vegetable gardens — represent a mere fraction of the legume possibilities for local gardeners. Laurel Moulton, program… Continue reading

Candidate filing week set for May 11-15

The five-day candidate filing period for state and local elected offices is nearly underway. Candidate filing will be open for five days — May 11-15… Continue reading

North Olympic Library System hosting virtual book chats, storytimes

Libraries may be closed, but readers can still connect with other book aficionados through virtual book chats, held on Tuesdays through the month of May… Continue reading

PAFAC to host online ‘happy hour’ with artists, curator

Get ready for “happy hour” — virtually — at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center. The arts center continue its virtual arts programming at 5… Continue reading

Peninsula Housing Authority executive director Kassinger to retire April 30

The Peninsula Housing Authority has new leadership. The organization’s board of commissioners announced early last month that after 14 years with the agency executive director… Continue reading

Police blotter — May 6, 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 28… Continue reading

Suspected burglary apprehended at park office near Sequim

A burglary was interrupted and suspect arrested in the early morning hours of May 5 at the Washington State Parks building at the intersection of… Continue reading

NOLS expands online offerings

While all Clallam County’s public libraries are closed because of COVID-19 concerns, online resources remain available and North Olympic Library System (NOLS) — which oversees… Continue reading