Sequim Gazette Staff

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Olts, former Irrigation Festival director and community volunteer, dies at 79

Stephen Olts, a former Irrigation Festival director, festival float builder and a Grand Pioneer for the 2017 festival, died on July 13. He was 79.… Continue reading

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College sports: Unvaccinated student-athletes at Peninsula College face testing, quarantining

Peninsula’s Pirates will need to either be vaccinated or pass a COVID test before hitting the pitch or hardwood this school year. Student-athletes who have… Continue reading

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Genealogy group sets special Zoom meeting

The Clallam County Genealogical Society (CCGS) hosts a seminar featuring Lisa Louise Cooke, starting at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 14, on Zoom. Program organizers… Continue reading

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Master Gardeners set educational walks at demonstration site

Welcome back to the garden. Clallam County’s Master Gardeners of have been busy working to showcase local flora at the group’s Woodcock Demonstration Garden at… Continue reading

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NOLS hosting book discussion groups in August

Check out a book club — virtually — during the month of August. The North Olympic Library System hosts four virtual Book Discussion Group meetings… Continue reading

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What’s Blooming in the Garden: Lavish lilies

Asiatic lilies (lillium) are blooming in the Sequim Botanical Garden, just north of Carrie Blake Community Park. These hybrid lilies bloom in mid-summer in a… Continue reading

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WOW! forum to focus on women’s health

Dr. Carolyn DeSalvo will present “Women’s Health Issues,” a free WOW! Working on Wellness Radio Forum, from 2-3 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 11, on KSQM… Continue reading

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Sequim Soroptimists call for 2022 Garden Gala Show art

Soroptimist International of Sequim is seeking artists for featured art in marketing and publicity materials for its 2022 Garden Gala Show. Selected artwork will be… Continue reading

Cows graze at Dungeness Valley Creamery in October 2020. The first of a three-farm tour hosted by the Clallam Conservation District starts at the 80-acre creamery Aug. 4, with other tour stops at Honky Donkey Care Farm in Carlsborg on 
Aug. 12 and Bent Gate Farms in Agnew on Aug. 24. Sequim Gazette file photo by Matthew Nash

Free farm tours set for horse, livestock owners

The Clallam Conservation District has three farm tours scheduled in August in eastern Clallam County designed to help horse and livestock owners learn management techniques… Continue reading

Cows graze at Dungeness Valley Creamery in October 2020. The first of a three-farm tour hosted by the Clallam Conservation District starts at the 80-acre creamery Aug. 4, with other tour stops at Honky Donkey Care Farm in Carlsborg on 
Aug. 12 and Bent Gate Farms in Agnew on Aug. 24. Sequim Gazette file photo by Matthew Nash

‘Tea with Cops’ Zoom talk set for July 29

Clallam Mosaic and Clallam County Parent to Parent are continuing their free virtual series “Bridges to Communication.” The first of three upcoming 30-minute sessions, “Tea… Continue reading

Clallam County health department announces upgrade to shellfish harvesting

The Strait of Juan de Fuca from Dungeness Spit east to Discovery Bay/Jefferson County line is now open to all species for shellfish harvesting, while… Continue reading

Clallam Junior Livestock Auction set for Aug. 7 in Sequim

The Clallam County Junior Livestock Auction is set for 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7, at the Pumpkin Patch, 260045 U.S. Highway 101, Sequim. The auction… Continue reading

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Clallam sheriff’s office, jail earn accreditation

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office in May received WASPC (Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs) Accreditation for both the Jail and Operations/Administration. Official recognition… Continue reading

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Donation drive starts for Sequim’s Back to School Fair

The School Supply Drive for the annual Sequim Back to School Fair is underway. The Kiwanis Club of Sequim-Dungeness has placed collection bins around town,… Continue reading

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Newcomers group sets annual picnic for Aug. 3

The Olympic Peninsula Newcomers’ Club announced that their annual picnic is set for 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 3, at Salt Creek County Park,… Continue reading

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Peninsula College lists 2021 spring honor roll

Peninsula College recently released names of students were named to the school’s President’s List and Honor Roll for Spring Quarter 2021. TO be named to… Continue reading

State adds job; unemployment steady at 5.2 percent

Washington state’s economy added 24,100 jobs in June and the state’s preliminary seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate stayed constant 5.2 percent from May to June,… Continue reading

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VHOCC offers orientations for new volunteers

Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County offers monthly orientations for those interested in learning more about or volunteering with the organization. June sessions are scheduled for… Continue reading

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Katime joins primary care staff at Olympic Medical Physicians

Olympic Medical Center welcomes Edward Katime is joining the Olympic Medical Physicians’ primary care team, Olympic Medical Center representatives announced recently. Katime joins Olympic Medical… Continue reading

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PUD announces water alert for peninsula communities

Public Utility District (PUD) No. 1 of Clallam County is requesting that water utility customers in the Carlsborg, Evergreen, Fairview and Panoramic Heights water systems… Continue reading