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NOLS hosts virtual children’s yoga storytime session on Friday

To celebrate International Children’s Yoga Day, the North Olympic Library System will offer a Yoga Storytime via Facebook Live at 3 p.m. this Friday, April… Continue reading

 

Decade Five: The 1970s

The 1970s were very busy years for the Rotary Club of Sequim. Rotary’s major fundraiser, the annual Salmon Bake began with a bang — literally!… Continue reading

  • Apr 1, 2020

 

Faith news — April 1, 2020

SCC offers ‘Alpha’ course Sequim Community Church is going “virtual” for its Alpha, the church’s introductory spiritual course. With state-, nation- and world-wide concerns of… Continue reading

 

Get It Growing: April in the garden

There is so much to do and think about in the April garden that even seasoned gardeners may find themselves wandering aimlessly between projects. So… Continue reading

Join online book talk with ‘Big Library Read’

North Olympic Library System patrons can join thousands of readers around the world in laughter and learning during Big Library Read, the world’s largest digital… Continue reading

Pam Larsen, who published “the Secret Language of Plants” in the January-February 2017 issue of The American Gardener, discusses this topic on April 9, via Zoom Meetings. Photo by Amanda Rosenberg

Larsen discusses plant-talk at Green Thumbs online presentation

Pam Larsen, teacher of organic gardening classes and speaker on a range of plant research findings important to local gardeners, presents information on the language… Continue reading

Pam Larsen, who published “the Secret Language of Plants” in the January-February 2017 issue of The American Gardener, discusses this topic on April 9, via Zoom Meetings. Photo by Amanda Rosenberg

Milestone: OMC’s Lewis named ‘Community Champion’ for nonprofit support

The Olympic Peninsula Healthy Community Coalition (OPHCC), a nonprofit organization in Clallam County with more than 50 partners, recently awarded Eric Lewis, retiring chief executive… Continue reading

Milestone: Sequim students named to University of Washington dean’s list

Ten Sequim-area students were recently named to the University of Washington’s Dean’s List following the autumn 2019 quarter. The list includes seniors Cheyenne Broadfoot, Jessica… Continue reading

  • Apr 1, 2020

Off the Shelf: Escape into a good mystery

Right now who couldn’t use an escape? I love nothing better than an absorbing mystery that keeps me turning pages until the end. Here are… Continue reading

Parenting Matters: A positive time for parenting

There is a great deal of negative information hitting everyone in this time of coronavirus (COVID-19). Hearing the number of people fighting this disease or… Continue reading

  • Apr 1, 2020
“Essentials” by Kyle Vanous of Port Angeles took top honors in the Tidepools 2020 contest for “Essentials.” Submitted photo

Winners announced for the 2020 ‘Tidepools’ publication

The staff for ““Tidepools 2020,” Peninsula College’s art, music and literary magazine, announced the winners in the 2020 contest. The magazine features fine art, photography,… Continue reading

“Essentials” by Kyle Vanous of Port Angeles took top honors in the Tidepools 2020 contest for “Essentials.” Submitted photo

@SequimSchools — March 25, 2020

DISTRICT Because of concerns regarding the COVID-19 coronavirus, the Sequim School District will not hold classes through April 24. The earliest return date for Sequim… Continue reading

  • Mar 25, 2020
Kathrin Swoboda’s photo of a Red-winged Blackbird is the grand prize winner of the 2019 Audubon Photography Awards, to be on digital display through the City of Sequim’s website starting April 3. Submitted photo

Audubon photo exhibit on ‘digital display’ in Sequim

Pixel by pixel, Sequim residents can celebrate the wonders of nature from their digital devices. In celebration of the natural connection between birding and photography,… Continue reading

Kathrin Swoboda’s photo of a Red-winged Blackbird is the grand prize winner of the 2019 Audubon Photography Awards, to be on digital display through the City of Sequim’s website starting April 3. Submitted photo

Births — March 25, 2020

Feb. 24, 2020 — 5:17 p.m., a daughter, Aurora Valli Louise Chambers, 4 pounds 14.2 ounces, to Madison Muckley and Ian Chambers, Sequim. March 5,… Continue reading

  • Mar 25, 2020

Get It Growing: Spring means Mason Bees

Everyone knows it’s important to attract birds, butterflies, and honey bees to the garden as pollinators, but did you know you may already have another… Continue reading

Grant funds new breast pumps

Olympic Medical Center recently received a $6,390 grant from the Benjamin N. Phillips Memorial Fund to buy six Medela Symphony breast pumps. Olympic Medical’s New… Continue reading

Milestone: Halverson named Student of the Month

Beau Halverson was recently named as Sequim Sunrise Rotary’s February Student of the Month. Halverson is an active student and plays football, soccer and is… Continue reading

  • Mar 25, 2020

Milestone: Making Waves event honors awardees

A student and a teacher from east and west Clallam County have earned honors from the Feiro Marine Life Center. Alissa Lofstrom, a senior at… Continue reading

Milestone: Sires earns his fire district badge

Decked out in their Class A dress uniforms, staff with Clallam County Fire District 3 came together on March 12 to welcome firefighter/paramedic Casey Sires… Continue reading

Parenting Matters: Teaching your little one at home

With school being out, it helps for parents to think of ways to teach their child at home. Start with supplies. It really helps to… Continue reading

  • Mar 25, 2020