Business briefs

Columbia Bank at new location

Columbia Bank opened at its new location, 645 W. Washington St., Sequim, on Monday, Oct. 24. New lobby hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday. Drive-thru hours are 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday. Call 681-6273.

Legacy schedules classes

Legacy Canine Behavior and Training, 252 Kitchen-Dick Road, has scheduled one-time and ongoing classes, including AKC STAR Puppy Class (Tuesdays at 6 p.m. and Wednesdays at 11 a.m.), Pet Dog Manners Classes (begins 4 p.m. today, Oct. 26) and the Games + Class (meets 3:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31). Call 683-1522.

Alder Wood holds benefit for Mujeres de Maiz

The Alder Wood Bistro, 139 W. Alder St., Sequim, honors the Mujeres de Maiz Opportunity Foundation on Thursday, Oct. 27, by donating a portion of that evening’s sales.  Dinner hours are from 5-9 p.m. and reservations are recommended. Call 683-4321.

Mujeres de Maiz provides access to education to indigenous women in Chiapas, Mexico. Visit

‘Feet First’ course offered for massage practitioners

Licensed massage practitioners can earn continuing education units at the course “Shifting the Structure: Feet First,” presented from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30, at the Days Inn, 1510 E. Front St., Port Angeles. Marilyn Beech, Certified Rolfer®, BCSI, LMP, teaches the in-depth look at the anatomy involved in plantar fasciitis, with manipulation and assessment tools for pain relief and to help clients change their gaits.

Massage practitioners can earn six CE hours. For information on fees and registration, contact Darla Workman at, 417-5257 or 360- 809-0963.

New sales site for See’s candies

As of Tuesday, Nov. 1, See’s candy will be available at the Artisans Creative Consignment store, 609 W. Washington St., Suite 11, Sequim (next to Sunny Farms Nutrition Center). Artisans Creative Consignment, owned and operated by Michelle Scott, is open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.

Sales of the candy benefit Soroptimist International of Sequim.

Formerly candy sales for the club were at Pacific Mist Books, owned by Marti McAllister-Wolf.

Sequim paint store to close

Peninsula Paint Company owners Ray and Diane Donahue have announced that the Sequim location will close Nov. 5. There will be delivery service to Sequim and Port Angeles though the Port Townsend store at 315 Decatur St. Purchase history and color match records will be available at the Port Townsend store. Call 360-379-8025.

Architect opens new art gallery

Karla Forsbeck will open a new gallery at 520 N. Sequim Ave., at the location of her architecture company, Dungeness Design. The Gallery at Dungeness Design holds an opening reception from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, for Sequim’s First Friday Art Walk, with an opening reception for the exhibit “Natura Revisited” by Sequim artists Jacqueline Pouyat and Gregg Graff. Call 360-477-5473 or e-mail


Burkhardt attends professional conferences

McComb Gardens co-owner Neil Burkhardt attended the Wholesale Nursery Growers Association “Kick the Dirt” educational program and nursery tour in Portland, Ore., in August. 

Burkhardt also attended the 11th annual Garden Center Group Fall Event, Sept. 26-29, at Copper Mountain, Colo.

McComb Gardens is at 751 McComb Road, Sequim. Call 681-2827.

Costume photo-op at Olympic Cellars

Adults are invited to trick or treat at Olympic Cellars Winery in costume from 3-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, for a complimentary wine tasting, treats and an opportunity to have a photo taken by professional photographer Phil Tauran in the decorated winery cellar. Pets in costume are welcome.

For a $10 fee, guests receive a 5-inch by 7-inch photo, available for pickup at the winery on Monday, Oct. 31, between

11 a.m.-6 p.m. or by prior arrangement. Additional prints can be purchased. Call Olympic Cellars at 452-0160.

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