Sequim Gazette Staff

Peninsula libraries launch access to online tutoring service

The North Olympic Library System announced last week the launching of Brainfuse HelpNow, an online tutoring service for all learning levels, from kindergartners up to… Continue reading

Port Angeles garden club sets contests

The Port Angeles Garden Club is sponsoring several upcoming free youth contests in affiliation with National Garden Clubs, Inc. Contact Linda Skolnik at lindaskolnik@gmail.com or… Continue reading

Festival of Trees fundraiser gears up for part virtual, part in-person 2020 event

A trio of fundraising events for the Olympic Medical Center Foundation will be presented in a part virtual, part in-person format this month. Now in… Continue reading

Milestone: Clallam 4-H bestows 2020 honors

Clallam County 4-H leaders announced its award-winning members for 2020 last week. Ten members were awarded 4-H senior scholarships — going to Emma Albright, Madison… Continue reading

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Milestone: Hill gets OMC leadership award for COVID testing efforts

Laboratory operation manager Nina Hill was recently presented a leadership award from Olympic Medical Center leaders on Oct. 20. Hill recently spearheaded negotiations that resulted… Continue reading

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OPHS gets $35K grant for new cat enclosures, protective dog kennel toppers

Food, supplies drive for OPHS Compass & Clock members are hosting two pet food and supply drives in November to benefit Olympic Peninsula Humane Society… Continue reading

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Opulent Art Show kicks off this week online

Opulent Art Show What: Virtual studio tour of work by Olympic Peninsula artists When: Nov. 11-Dec. 15 Where: Online at OpulentArtShow.com An annual collaborative arts… Continue reading

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Peninsula College offering accelerated one-year AA degree

Earn the same degree in half the time. Looking to help peninsula residents juggling careers, family and other commitments who see spending two or more… Continue reading

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Peninsula libraries offer grab bags for patrons

NOLS expands Grab Bag service The North Olympic Library System is now offering DVDs and music CDs in its Grab Bag service. Each bag will… Continue reading

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Program changes provide rent assistance boost

Serenity House of Clallam County last week announced changes to the guidelines of the existing Eviction Rent Assistance Program (ERAP), a rent assistance program funded… Continue reading

Sequim guild of Seattle Children’s Hospital sets holiday bazaar for Nov. 21

The Sequim Guild of Seattle Children’s Hospital’s 13th Holiday Bazaar is set for 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, at 81 Timothy Lane, Sequim, in… Continue reading

State Parks announces free days for 2021

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will again offer 12 free days in 2021, in which day-use visitors won’t need a Discover Pass to… Continue reading

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Battle of the Books goes online for 2020-2021

Fourth-graders throughout Clallam County are invited to participate in the North Olympic Library System’s Battle of the Books program for 2020-2021. From November-March, participants read… Continue reading

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Blue Whole Gallery sets ‘Roots of Fertility’ exhibit for November

Art in fractals and glass are the spotlight in November at the Blue Whole Gallery in Sequim. The gallery’s “Roots of Fertility: Natural Geometry” exhibit… Continue reading

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Boys & Girls clubs set online fundraiser

In the midst of a pandemic, the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Olympic Peninsula have moved their biggest fundraiser of the year online. The… Continue reading

City of Sequim gets state honor for wastewater compliance

The City of Sequim Water Reclamation Facility recently received a state award

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City of Sequim installs water stations at area parks

The City of Sequim recently installation of nine water stations in city parks.

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Free WOW! forum to detail eye/vision ailments, treaments

Dr. Eric Van Orman presents “Common Ocular Conditions & Current Treatments” at the next WOW! Working on Wellness Radio Forum, set for 2-3 p.m. Wednesday,… Continue reading

Joe Holtrop, Clallam Conservation District Executive Director, provides information about landscaping with native plants on Nov. 12, part of the Green Thumbs Garden Tips education series. Submitted photo

Learn about landscaping with native plants

Learn how to create sustainable landscapes that thrive while requiring less maintenance, less water and contributing to the natural habitats of native fauna at the… Continue reading

Joe Holtrop, Clallam Conservation District Executive Director, provides information about landscaping with native plants on Nov. 12, part of the Green Thumbs Garden Tips education series. Submitted photo
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Milestone: Olympic Medical Center’s Cantlon named ‘Extraordinary Nurse’

Registered nurse Dolores “Dee” Cantlon recently received the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses at Olympic Medical Center. Cantlon been a part of the Olympic Medical… Continue reading

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