Sequim Gazette Staff

Sen. Van De Wege, Rep. Chapman hire new legislative assistants

New legislative assistants to Sen. Kevin Van De Wege (D-Sequim) and Rep. Mike Chapman (D-Port Angeles) have new legislative assistants that they say bring strong… Continue reading

WOW! Wellness forum tackles issues around loneliness

Dr. Michael McBride presents “Why Loneliness Is So Toxic” at the next WOW! Working on Wellness Forum, set for 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 11,… Continue reading

Clallam County deputies: Sequim man hit state patrol office building, fled scene

A Sequim man was arrested and booked into Clallam County Jail for investigation of two counts of hit and run and one count of driving… Continue reading

Backyard Birding series continues in December

Hosted by members of the Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society, the 10-class Backyard Birding series continues in December with an event at 10 a.m. on Saturday,… Continue reading

Blaze burns Jamestown Road structure

A structure fire on the 100 block of Jamestown Road just before 6 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 22, totaled a 24-foot-by-36-foot shed and its contents,… Continue reading

Bowling: Wolves score first point in loss to North Mason

Sequim High’s bowling team score its first point of the season but the Wolves still seeking their first win after a 6-1 loss at home… Continue reading

Family and friends gather in October to commemorate the Sequim Civic Center being named after longtime Sequim city clerk Karen Kuznek-Reese, who was unable to attend the occasion due to being in the hospital. There for the occasion were, top left, Robb Reese, husband, Paula Swisher, Washington Municipal Clerk’s Association (WMCA) president; second row, Carolyn Gallaway, Jefferson County deputy clerk, Virginia Olsen, WMCA immediate past president; third row, Helen Kuznek, mother, Mary Bower, retired Clallam Transit clerk, Joanna Sanders, City of Port Townsend clerk; bottom row, Sharon DelaBarre, past chairman City Arts Advisory Commission, Alicia Neal, daughter, and Brody Neal, grandson. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

City of Sequim sets gallery dedication, holiday tree lighting

City staff are inviting the community to celebrate the holiday season — and one of the area’s arts advocates. The City of Sequim and the… Continue reading

Family and friends gather in October to commemorate the Sequim Civic Center being named after longtime Sequim city clerk Karen Kuznek-Reese, who was unable to attend the occasion due to being in the hospital. There for the occasion were, top left, Robb Reese, husband, Paula Swisher, Washington Municipal Clerk’s Association (WMCA) president; second row, Carolyn Gallaway, Jefferson County deputy clerk, Virginia Olsen, WMCA immediate past president; third row, Helen Kuznek, mother, Mary Bower, retired Clallam Transit clerk, Joanna Sanders, City of Port Townsend clerk; bottom row, Sharon DelaBarre, past chairman City Arts Advisory Commission, Alicia Neal, daughter, and Brody Neal, grandson. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Clallam County re-opens some areas to shellfish harvesting

The Clallam County Department of Health and Human Services’ Environmental Health Division announced last week an upgrade to recreational shellfish harvest of beaches that were… Continue reading

Free lifeguard certification class set at Sequim YMCA

The YMCA of Sequim, 610 N. Fifth Ave., hosts a free lifeguard certification class set for 3:30-6:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 3, and 9-11 a.m.… Continue reading

Historical Society sets talk on Spruce Division

The Clallam County Historical Society/North Olympic History Center is sponsoring a presentation by Steve Hauff about the Spruce Production Division, set for 2 p.m. on… Continue reading

Olympic National Park continues 2019-2020 Perspectives series

Program topics and presenters have been announced for this year’s Perspectives Winter Speaker Series, offered free of charge on the second Tuesday of each month… Continue reading

Sequim High robotics team sets annual luau for Dec. 7

The Sequim High School Robotics Team hosts the group’s fifth-annual Luau & Auction, dubbed “Aloha Cruisin’,” set for 6-8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7, at… Continue reading

‘Exercise & Thrive’ with YMCA’s free cancer survivor program

The YMCA of Sequim hosts Exercise & Thrive, a 12-week, free cancer survivor program, starting Monday, Dec. 2, and held at the YMCA facility at… Continue reading

First Federal foundation awards $500K in grants

The Board of Directors of the First Federal Community Foundation announced in early November they will make grant awards to local and regional nonprofits, with… Continue reading

Local nonprofits team up for second #ClallamGives

The Olympic Peninsula Nonprofit Alliance, and organization for more than 40 local nonprofits, looks to raise funds for those groups with the #ClallamGives fundraiser, set… Continue reading

Olympic Nature Experience sets 50 Days of Fall Sharing to support nature time for community

Olympic Nature Experience is offering three programs for free or by donation through November and December to help connect our community with nature. The events,… Continue reading

Sequim choir students get state honors

Seventeen students from Sequim High School and seven from Sequim Middle School were recently selected for the Washington Music Educators Association (WMEA) honors. SHS students… Continue reading

Sequim hospital guild sets annual holiday fundraising bazaar

The Sequim Guild of Seattle Children’s Hospital is holding its 12th-annual Holiday Bazaar from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23,at the Sequim Prairie Grange,… Continue reading

Wolf of the Week: Hannah Wagner

Class: Sophomore Team: Sequim High girls soccer Head coach: Derek Vander Velde Reason for selection: “Hannah’s tenacity helped the Wolves soccer team reach the state… Continue reading

Clallam libraries to offer virtual reality

Journey anywhere and try virtual reality (VR) at the North Olympic Library System. Adults and teens 13 and older can experience immersive and interactive 360-degree… Continue reading