@SequimSchools — Dec. 13, 2017

HELEN HALLER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STEAM is wrapping up their physical motion unit this fall. Fourth- and fifth-grade students had the opportunity to do an egg… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2017


‘The Nutcracker’ takes center stage

The Sequim Ballet is leaping into the holiday season with its second production of “The Nutcracker.” Directed and choreographed by Sequim Ballet owner and instructor… Continue reading


A&E briefs — Dec. 13, 2017

Shipley Center sets holiday concert The Shipley Center hosts a Christmas Concert from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, at 921 E. Hammond St. Entertainment includes… Continue reading

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Births — Dec. 13, 2017

Oh baby! Sept. 27, 2017 — 4:49 p.m., a son, Gurkehar Singh Khela, 7 pounds 8 ounces, to Itpinder Singh Khela and Ramanpreet Kaur Khela,… Continue reading

Community calendar — Dec. 13, 2017

Deadline for items appearing in the community calendar is 5 p.m. Wednesday one week before publication at or delivered to the Sequim Gazette at… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2017

Faith news — Dec. 13, 2017

OUUF host ‘A Great Miracle’ On Dec. 17, the Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1033 N. Barr Road in Agnew, hosts a choir service at 10:30… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2017

Get It Growing: The codling moth is a growing problem in Clallam County orchards

The WSU Clallam County Extension reported an increase in coddling moth, a serious apple tree pest, in local orchards in 2017. The pest has impacted… Continue reading

Get ready to Jingle Jam

Newlife Church in Sequim is throwing a Jingle Jam Family Christmas event to kickoff the first day of winter break for Sequim Schools. The event… Continue reading

Master Gardeners to talk holiday décor, gifts for home

Veteran Master Gardeners Marilynn Elliott and Tanya Unruh will share ideas for holiday décor and gifts for the home garden at noon on Thursday, Dec.… Continue reading

Milestone: OMPC gives a boost to SHS choir

The Olympic Peninsula Men’s Chorus (OPMC) presents a check to the Sequim High School Choir Boosters. The high school choirs joined the men’s chorus at… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2017

Milestone: Sequim group sends warm wishes, gifts to Santa Rosa

A Sequim knitting group made toys to send to children at the Valley of the Moon Children’s Home in Santa Rosa, Calif. The Santa Rosa… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2017

Milestone: Shields gets Rotary kudos

Piper Shields, shown here with Rotarian Bret Keehn, was recently named Sequim Sunrise Rotary’s Middle School Student of the Month for November. Shields is the… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2017

Milestone: Sturm selected for Elks honor

The Sequim Elks Lodge recently recognized Sequim High School sophomore Payton Sturm as the lodge’s November Student of the Month. Sturm is show here with… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2017

Parenting Matters: A holiday lesson

I watched the children go up to Santa Claus and tell him what they wanted for Christmas. It was very moving. Some were very serious… Continue reading

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Schools calendar — Dec. 13, 2017

Dec. 13 6:30 p.m. — Sequim High School choir concert. At school auditorium, 533 N. Sequim Ave. Dec. 14 6:30 p.m. — Sequim High School… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2017

Sequim artists featured in Port Townsend exhibit

Sequim artists Mary Marsh, left, and Lynn Armstrong have been accepted into the Northwind Small Expressions 16 show, running through Dec. 30, at the Northwind… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2017

Sequim Community Orchestra, String Kids set winter concert

Sequim Community Orchestra members are gearing up for their second-annual Christmas Concert this week, a show where they’ll be joined by their student counterparts. Students… Continue reading

Student Exchange Series: Emma from Belgium

Editor’s note: Emma’s host mother and exchange program organization asked that her last name and city where she is from remain anonymous per the agency’s… Continue reading

Veterans Corner: Holiday dinners, to attend and to support!

The sixth-annual Veterans Holiday Dinner will be at Smugglers Landing, 115 E. Railroad Ave. in Port Angeles on Sunday, Dec. 17. This dinner is free… Continue reading

@SequimSchools — Dec. 6, 2017

HELEN HALLER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Here are a few examples of poetry that fifth-graders in Gail Kite’s have written: “Envy Is As Can Be” My name… Continue reading

  • Dec 6, 2017