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Community Calendar — Aug. 5, 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

  • Aug 4, 2020
‘Grab Bag’ program leaves browsing to librarians

‘Grab Bag’ program leaves browsing to librarians

Health restrictions have closed libraries on the Olympic Peninsula, but readers can still get a varied selection of North Olympic Library System’s offerings. NOLS can… Continue reading

‘Grab Bag’ program leaves browsing to librarians
Photo courtesy of Lisa Preston

A love for Sequim in the water

Sequim residents Lisa Preston and Becky Godby went to great lengths in a rowboat to show their hometown pride on July 10 by spelling “Sequim”… Continue reading

Photo courtesy of Lisa Preston
A&E briefs — July 29, 2020

A&E briefs — July 29, 2020

Libraries encourage writer to ‘ReThink Journals’ As part of the Summer Reading Program, the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) is presenting “ReThink Journals for All… Continue reading

  • Jul 29, 2020
A&E briefs — July 29, 2020
Beach walk

Beach walk

Beach walkers, from left, Warren Wilson of Sequim, Tony Butchart and Stacy Butchart of Portland, Ore., and Cindy Wilson of Sequim walk their dogs, from… Continue reading

Beach walk
Finding some shade

Finding some shade

Leah Prince of Sequim takes a solitary walk along the Dungeness River levy near Dungeness beneath a sunny sky. on Juyl 25. The North Olympic… Continue reading

Finding some shade
Get It Growing: Plant fall, winter vegetables now

Get It Growing: Plant fall, winter vegetables now

Plant a winter garden now? Yes, for residents of the North Olympic Peninsula, the maritime climate means the average minimum temperatures rarely drop below freezing(except… Continue reading

Get It Growing: Plant fall, winter vegetables now
Memories revived in ‘The Drive in ‘65’

Memories revived in ‘The Drive in ‘65’

A road trip taken more than five decades ago still resonates for this Sequim author. Sandy Frykholm sees “The Drive in ’65,” her memoir of… Continue reading

Memories revived in ‘The Drive in ‘65’
Milestone: Soroptimist donates to St. Vincent de Paul

Milestone: Soroptimist donates to St. Vincent de Paul

Soroptimist International of Sequim recently presented Ella Sheppard, left-center, and Mike Flynn, right-center, of St. Vincent de Paul a check for $1,904.86 from the recent… Continue reading

Milestone: Soroptimist donates to St. Vincent de Paul
Music without filters: Bugs in the Basement duo explores soundscapes

Music without filters: Bugs in the Basement duo explores soundscapes

Talk about an underground music scene. Long before the 2019 novel coronavirus pulled musicians off the stage and into home studios, Olympic Peninsula artists Germán… Continue reading

Music without filters: Bugs in the Basement duo explores soundscapes

Olympic Theatre Arts sets auditions for ‘Fibber McGee and Molly’

Without the option of in-person performances to their loyal local theater crowd, Olympic Theatre Arts Center members are going old-school. The nonprofit’s 2020-2021 season is… Continue reading

Parenting In Focus: Keeping communication open

Even as your child becomes a teenager, she is still listening to you even when you do not think she is. She is still imitating… Continue reading

  • Jul 29, 2020

Residents in 3 states receive unidentified seeds

A number of people in three states have received packages of random, unidentified seeds from China, according to local and federal agriculture officials. “We received… Continue reading

Community Calendar — July 29, 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 27, 2020
Sculptor uses driftwood to mend broken heart

Sculptor uses driftwood to mend broken heart

Man restoring Ediz Hook creation that burned last spring

Sculptor uses driftwood to mend broken heart

A&E briefs — July 22, 2020

Backwoods Hucksters featured in ‘Music Where You Park’ The mountain blues stylings of Backwoods Hucksters is featured at KSQM 91.5 FM’s next “Music Where You… Continue reading

  • Jul 22, 2020
Get It Growing: How to grow a Pacific Northwest succulent garden

Get It Growing: How to grow a Pacific Northwest succulent garden

Succulents are beautiful, often exotic looking plants that many may think are not viable perennials in the Pacific Northwest (PNW) climate. However, they are determined… Continue reading

Get It Growing: How to grow a Pacific Northwest succulent garden
Milestone: Petco Foundation donates $10K to OPHS

Milestone: Petco Foundation donates $10K to OPHS

The Olympic Peninsula Humane Society last week received a grant award of $10,000 from the Petco Foundation, helping the local nonprofit extend its ability to… Continue reading

  • Jul 22, 2020
Milestone: Petco Foundation donates $10K to OPHS
Milestone: Soroptimists donate to First Step for COVID-19 help

Milestone: Soroptimists donate to First Step for COVID-19 help

Soroptimist International of Sequim recently presented Elisia Hernandez, Program Director of First Step (center), with a check for $986.61 to use for families affected financially… Continue reading

  • Jul 22, 2020
Milestone: Soroptimists donate to First Step for COVID-19 help

Milestone: Wiker named to honor roll at Oregon State

Blake Wiker, a 2019 Sequim High School graduate, was recently named to the Scholastic Honor Roll for Spring term 2020 at Oregon State University in… Continue reading

  • Jul 22, 2020