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A&E briefs — July 15, 2020

Tess Teel & Co. at fifth ‘Music Where You Park’ Tess Teel & Co.’s swing, jazz and bossanova music is in the spotlight at KSQM… Continue reading

  • Jul 15, 2020

 

Amazon tablet top prize for writing contest

In an effort to offer children a fun challenge this summer, the Clallam County Literacy Council — through United Way — is launching a writing… Continue reading

 

Bird Tales: The versatile, adaptable gull

Adaptable, intelligent, opportunistic … during July in Sequim we have an excellent opportunity to learn about gulls. Often thought to be the most versatile birds… Continue reading

  • Jul 15, 2020

 

Joshua Chrisman, pictured with his girlfriend Ana Hail, finished medical school in May and started his residency in Internal Medicine and Anesthesiology this month. Photo courtesy of Al Chrisman

Chrisman finishes medical school, begins residency

Joshua Chrisman, a 2002 Sequim High School graduate, recently finished medical school at Dell Medical School at the University of Texas in Austin. Chrisman, 36,… Continue reading

Joshua Chrisman, pictured with his girlfriend Ana Hail, finished medical school in May and started his residency in Internal Medicine and Anesthesiology this month. Photo courtesy of Al Chrisman

Chrisman retires after 37 years with City of Sequim

After nearly 40 years with the City of Sequim in various roles, Al Chrisman is calling it a career. Chrisman retired on July 10 after… Continue reading

Get It Growing: Delight in dahlia varieties

By Gary McLaughlin For the Sequim Gazette There are several good reasons to grow dahlias. One of them is the amazing number of varieties and… Continue reading

Milestone: P.E.O. group celebrates birthdays of ‘Centurion’ members

P.E.O. Chapter HZ in Sequim didn’t let the COVID-19 pandemic keep the group from showing support for a pair of Centurion members (ages 100 or… Continue reading

  • Jul 15, 2020

Milestone: Radio Pacific, Inc. donates to local food banks, Salvation Army

Radio Pacific, Inc. recently presented checks totalling $13,579 to the Sequim Food Bank, the Port Angeles Food Bank and the Port Angeles Salvation Army. The… Continue reading

Milestone: Sequim Noon Rotary gifts fifth adaptive bike

Outfitted with personal protective equipment, members of the Rotary Club of Sequim were still able to bestow an adaptive bike recently to Jorden Topham, an… Continue reading

Milestone: Sequim Soroptimists raise funds for Healthy Families

A shredding event hosted by the Soroptimist International of Sequim helped raise funds for three local nonprofits and assist with meeting community needs arising from… Continue reading

  • Jul 15, 2020

NOLS seed program continues through mail

With each branch of the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) closed to the public, a team of library staffers are working remotely, mailing free starter… Continue reading

Pair tea, good reads with ‘Books Libations’ program

As part of the Summer Reading Program, the North Olympic Library System’s “Books & Libations” program has been reorganized to provide participants with contact-free book… Continue reading

Parenting Matters: Show your child you care

By Cynthia Martin For the Sequim Gazette Just as children need rules, so do parents. One part of the rules are some simple ideas that… Continue reading

  • Jul 15, 2020

Community Calendar — July 15, 2020

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

  • Jul 14, 2020

‘Keep Your Distance’ contest winners announced

Eight contributors was selected winners in the Olympic Peninsula Authors’ “Keep Your Distance” writing contest this spring. Prizes for the “for the fun of it”… Continue reading

UPDATED: Sequim author, educator releases ‘A Work in Progress’

‘Drive-by’ book launch for ‘A Work in Progress’ What: Collection of stories, poems, memoirs from Sequim author Jon Eekhoff When: 3-5 p.m. Wednesday, July 15… Continue reading

A&E briefs — July 8, 2020

Stardust in fourth ‘Music Where You Park’ The Stardust Big Band’s 17-piece big band tunes are featured at KSQM 91.5 FM’s next “Music Where You… Continue reading

  • Jul 8, 2020

Gardeners to talk phosphorus, propagation at Green Thumbs presentations

Get those thumbs a little greener with the WSU Clallam County Master Gardeners’ Green Thumbs Garden Tips series, which features two presentations this month via… Continue reading

Get It Growing: Ornamental grasses in your garden

Summer is the time ornamental grass really starts to shine. Why should you consider ornamental grasses for your landscape? They are virtually pest and disease… Continue reading

Milestone: Klinefelter earns Soroptimist’s Woman of Distinction honor

Linda Klinefelter is the recipient of Soroptimist International of Sequim’s Woman of Distinction Award for 2019-2020. Club members virtually presented Klinefelter with the honor June… Continue reading