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Peninsula College Foundation extends deadline for scholarship applications

The Peninsula College Foundation has extended its application deadline for dozens of scholarships — totaling more than $100,000 — for students attending Peninsula College in… Continue reading

 

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Local gardeners invited to consider ‘To Till or Not to Till’

Ever thought of creating a vegetable garden that does not require tilling? Muriel Nesbitt, an educator who taught biology for 35 years at the University… Continue reading

 

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A&E briefs — April 14, 2021

Pop-up PAFAC event features floral art Art in Bloom, a special pop-up event scheduled at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, will feature floral designs… Continue reading

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Births — April 14, 2021

March 4, 2021 — 7:39 a.m., a son, Cayden Li, 5 pounds, 9.1 ounces, to Yu Jun Jiang and Daniel Li, Sequim. March 31, 2021… Continue reading

  • Apr 14, 2021
Sequim composer Jennifer Thomas’ songs continue to be used by professional figure skaters, including three competitors at the 2021 World Figure Skating Championships in Stockholm, Sweden in late March. Her songs were a part of routines that helped Belgium, Japan and South Korea qualify spots at the 2022 Winter Olympics. Photo by Ron Southworth

Figure skaters bring Sequim composer’s songs to World Championships

Thomas hopes to hear her song played in 2022 Winter Olympics

Sequim composer Jennifer Thomas’ songs continue to be used by professional figure skaters, including three competitors at the 2021 World Figure Skating Championships in Stockholm, Sweden in late March. Her songs were a part of routines that helped Belgium, Japan and South Korea qualify spots at the 2022 Winter Olympics. Photo by Ron Southworth

Free author event to explore dealing with Alzheimer’s

Community members are invited to learn more from Bainbridge Island author Rosalys Peel at the North Olympic Library System’s next “Meet the Author” event set… Continue reading

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Get It Growing: Growing food in limited spaces

Do you think you need a big yard to grow a lot of vegetables? No, you don’t! You don’t even need a garden to grow… Continue reading

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Milestone: Sequim Soroptimists name Julmist Girl of Month for March

Soroptimist International of Sequim recently named Jayla Julmist as the organization’s Girl of the Month for March 2021. Julmist volunteers in several activities but devotes… Continue reading

  • Apr 14, 2021
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Milestone: Sequim’s Rosales earns spot on dean’s list

Ashley Rosales of Sequim was recently named to the dean’s list at the University of Washington for Autumn quarter 2020. To qualify for UW’s quarterly… Continue reading

  • Apr 14, 2021

Milestone: Wiker named to honor roll at Oregon State

Blake Wiker of Sequim was recently named to the Scholastic Honor Roll for winter quarter 2021 at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Ore. Students need… Continue reading

  • Apr 14, 2021
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Olympic Peninsula Academy students create plan for lunar life

This year’s project, Jorel Bessey noted, was a bit more of a challenge: build a city with no atmosphere and no oxygen. “We basically had… Continue reading

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OPAS speaker to present on puffins, pestrels

Associate professor Dr. Peter Hodum will offer his thoughts and research about species such as the tufted puffin, rhinoceros auklet, and leach’s and fork-tailed storm… Continue reading

Parenting In Focus: Consider independent play

One part of play we seldom talk about is independent play. We are delighted when we see a young child learning to play but the… Continue reading

  • Apr 14, 2021

Shipley Center resumes some in-person activities

The Shipley Center, 921 E. Hammond St., has resumed some in-person classes and activities in April. They include: Bingo (1 p.m. Fridays); watercolor painting (intermediate,… Continue reading

Sign up for Head Start programs

Head Start, Early Head Start and ECEAP are recruiting eligible children and families for the 2021-2022 school year in Sequim, Port Angeles, Port Townsend, Forks,… Continue reading

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Clallam, Jefferson county volunteers honored for service

AmeriCorps Seniors Clallam/Jefferson Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) honored dozens of community members representing thousands of hours of service at a volunteer appreciation event… Continue reading

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Milestone: Gauthun earns spot on dean’s list at chiropractic college

Hannah Brie Gauthun of Sequim was recently named to the fall 2020 trimester dean’s list at Palmer College of Chiropractic’s Main campus in Davenport, Iowa.… Continue reading

  • Apr 7, 2021
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Get It Growing: Ask the Master Gardeners

A question from a resident of Sequim who lives at low elevation: I have a raised bed garden on the west side of the house… Continue reading

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Free virtual gardening class set for peninsula newcomers

Master Gardener Margery Whites will teach a class for newcomers to the North Olympic Peninsula about gardening success in this area, from 10:30 a.m.-noon on… Continue reading

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Off the Shelf: Weeding, seeding and reading

Flowers are blooming, the grass is growing, the weeds are prolific and seeds are sprouting! If you’re looking for garden inspiration, want to grow your… Continue reading

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