@SequimSchools — Dec. 11, 2019

DISTRICT The next school board meeting is 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 16, in the district boardroom, 503 N. Sequim Ave. The public is invited to… Continue reading

  • Dec 11, 2019


‘Journal of Seasons’ comes to a close

Upstairs is the “everything room”: work table, guest bed and a long window ledge holding 30 years of life up to the sunlight. Lined up,… Continue reading


A&E briefs — Dec. 11, 2019

Tickets available for Christmas concert Tickets are on sale now for Shipley Center’s Christmas Concert, set for 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, at 921 E.… Continue reading

  • Dec 11, 2019


Beginners, newcomers birdwalk set for Dec. 21

Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society’s “Beginners and Newcomers” birdwalk is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 21, beginning at the Dungeness River Audubon Center, 2151… Continue reading

Births — Dec. 11, 2019

Nov. 4, 2019 — 5:32 p.m., a son, Ethan Thomas Schaafsma, 8 pounds 0 ounces, to Kelin Quinn Schaafsma and Ryan Brant Schaafsma, Sequim. Sept.… Continue reading

  • Dec 11, 2019

Breaking bread with Claus and co.

Above, Bayle Taylor, 2-and-a-half, of Sequim, shares a moment with Santa Claus (George Stuber) at the annual Breakfast With Santa event on Dec. 7. Proceeds… Continue reading

  • Dec 11, 2019

City of Sequim seeks Arts Advisory Commission member

The City of Sequim is seeking one applicant to serve a four-year term on the City’s Arts Advisory Commission, beginning Jan. 1. Applicants must be… Continue reading

Community Calendar — Dec. 11, 2019

Deadline for items appearing in the community calendar is noon on Wednesday, one week before publication at or delivered to the Sequim Gazette at… Continue reading

  • Dec 11, 2019

Cycling Around: Dungeness Trails awaits

If you’re into mountain biking or gravel bike riding, there’s a new game in town: Dungeness Trails. Well, not so “new” since it’s been in… Continue reading

  • Dec 11, 2019

Get It Growing: Gardening gifts for the holiday host

Maybe you have been invited to a holiday luncheon or caroling party. Or perhaps a sit-down dinner, greening party or gingerbread house decorating event. No… Continue reading

Green Thumb series focuses on ‘Art in the Garden’

Veteran Master Gardener Marilynn Elliott will present information on creating a variety of artwork for gardens made from flowerpots, teapots, saucers, plywood, driftwood, single pickets… Continue reading

Guest musicians join Peninsual College’s Jingle Jazz lineup

A new twist is in store for a holiday musical favorite. Some of the area’s most popular performers join in on Peninsula College’s annual Jingle… Continue reading

Milestone: OMC nurse gets ‘Extraordinary Nurse’ honor

Nurse Michael Perchert-Osuna was presented in November with a DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses — an honor created by the DAISY Foundation to recognize the… Continue reading

Milestone: OPAA donates to three local groups

At their December meeting, Olympic Peninsula Art Association (OPAA) presented three local organizations with donations for their art programs. Clallam Mosaic, whose goal is to… Continue reading

  • Dec 11, 2019

Milestone: PEO boosts Boys & Girls Clubs, urges donations

The Port Angeles Chapter IV of the Philanthropic Education Organization (PEO) recently presented a $400 check to the Boys and Girls’ Club of The Olympic… Continue reading

  • Dec 11, 2019

OTA prepping Main Stage for ‘Quilters’

Olympic Theatre Arts is seeking a magnificent seven for its next production set in the American west frontier. OTA hosts open auditions for “Quilters” at… Continue reading

OTA’s ‘Another Night Before Christmas’ merges comedy, drama for musical

Actors say show digs deep into holidays but stays fun

Parenting Matters: Encouraging numbers

As the most important teacher to your child, you have a major role. Every day you are teaching. You may not feel like you are… Continue reading

  • Dec 11, 2019

Peninsula College gets student emergency funding grant

Peninsula College students facing sudden and unforeseen expenses can now apply for emergency funding to help them as they pursue their studies, thanks to a… Continue reading

Sequim bicyclists show season’s spirit with arboreal adornments

Getting in the spirit: Local bicyclists gather on Dec. 4 to decorate a “Charlie Brown” tree for the Christmas season, one that welcomes westbound highway… Continue reading