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‘1000 Books Before Kindergarten’ goes online

The North Olympic Library System’s 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Challenge, a nationwide program that encourage parents and caregivers to continue to read with the children… Continue reading

 

A&E briefs — Oct. 21, 2020

OPAS to discuss ‘The Genius of Birds’ The Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society hosts a free virtual book group discussion about Jennifer Ackerman’s “The Genius of… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2020

 

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Get It Growing: a garden journal

Who hasn’t planted spring bulbs and enjoyed their bloom only to accidentally dig them up in the fall? Or sown vegetable seeds vowing to remember… Continue reading

 

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Green Thumbs series takes virtual look at spiders

Laurel Moulton, Clallam County Master Gardeners program coordinator, looks to bring spiders into the spotlight via Zoom from noon-1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, part of… Continue reading

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Milestone: Sequim couple celebrates 50th anniversary

William (Bill) and Christine Wrobel celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 24. They were married in Syracuse, NY, on October 24, 1970. Over the years… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2020
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Milestone: Sequim Soroptimists pick Frutos for Girl of the Month honor

Isabel Frutos is Soroptimist International of Sequim’s Girl of the Month for September. Though described by her peers as quiet, Frutos is an outstanding student,… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2020
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OTA to post theatre-style ‘Fibber McGee and Molly’ episodes online

Olympic Theatre Art Center’s countdown has begun for its (virtual) Radio Play Season opening. Filming is complete for the first episodes of “Fibber McGee and… Continue reading

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Parenting In Focus: Managing your child’s fears

Many children develop fears — and not just at this time of year when Halloween comes along. They are fearful of monsters, bugs, being alone,… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2020

Peninsula libraries change curbside hours, expand services

With peninsula libraries remaining closed until Clallam County reaches Phase 3 of Gov. Jay Inslee’s Safe Start plan, North Olympic Library System branches expanded curbside… Continue reading

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Sequim Noon Rotary club funds, gives away sixth adaptive bike

The Rotary Club of Sequim recently awarded an adaptive tricycle to Rodney Torres, a 7-year-old local youth who has special needs. Rotarians say Torres was… Continue reading

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Special veterans program to feature George Washington

This tribute to veterans is coming a bit early. General George Washington and a Continental soldier bring their 18th-century stories and messages to Sequim youths… Continue reading

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Vote now in the Olympic Peninsula Pet Photo Contest!

Submit photos through Oct. 18; vote for your favorites Oct. 19-24

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A&E briefs — Oct. 14, 2020

Writers group set to meet Oct. 15 via Zoom The Olympic Peninsula Christian Writers Group meets the third Thursday of the month. October’s meeting is… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2020
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Bird Tales: The dabbling duck’s tale

Passing by ponds in Sequim this week, have you noticed more duck tails? Dabbling ducks tip down head first with their tails pointing up in… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2020
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Master Gardener training set for early 2021

Learn to be a better home gardener and steward of the environment with Washington State University — Clallam County Extension’s new online Home Horticulture Training… Continue reading

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Milestone: Community raises $2,727 for Haller PTO programs

Board members of the Helen Haller Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization celebrate a successful shred event on Oct. 10. The group, along with volunteers, raised $2,727 to… Continue reading

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Milestone: lauded for COVID-19 responseOlympic Medical Physicians lauded for COVID-19 response

Dr. Joshua Jones recognized seven OMP staff members for adapting to COVID-19 pandemic challenges.

Milestone: October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

The Clallam County Board of Commissioners announced on Oct. 6 its participation and proclamation of National Disability Employment Awareness Month. The purpose of National Disability… Continue reading

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Milestone: Peninsula youths earn history awards

North Olympic History Center awards 2020 Hands on History Scholarships

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