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Parenting In Focus: Teaching talking

You are the one who teaches your child to talk and to communicate. You begin doing it from the time she is born. You do… Continue reading

  • Nov 18, 2020

Peninsula libraries launch access to online tutoring service

The North Olympic Library System announced last week the launching of Brainfuse HelpNow, an online tutoring service for all learning levels, from kindergartners up to… Continue reading

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COMING SOON: Rent or Mortgage for a Year Sweepstakes

Enter for your chance to win $15,000 starting Nov. 16!

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Jason Holden and Darian Kyniston won first prize in 7 Cedars Casino’s virtual costume contest for Halloween as a fisherman and mermaid. They won $500. Photo by Stephanie Gray Photography

Casino names costume contest winners

With about 100 entries in 7 Cedars Casino’s virtual Halloween costume contest, a mermaid, the goddess of thunder and a princess took top prizes. Jason… Continue reading

Jason Holden and Darian Kyniston won first prize in 7 Cedars Casino’s virtual costume contest for Halloween as a fisherman and mermaid. They won $500. Photo by Stephanie Gray Photography

Milestone: Clallam 4-H bestows 2020 honors

Clallam County 4-H leaders announced its award-winning members for 2020 last week. Ten members were awarded 4-H senior scholarships — going to Emma Albright, Madison… Continue reading

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Milestone: November is National Home Care & Hospice Month

Assured Hospice of Clallam and Jefferson Counties on Nov. 2 hosted Clallam County commissioner Mark Ozias, who helped kick off National Home Care & Hospice… Continue reading

  • Nov 11, 2020
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Opulent Art Show kicks off this week online

Opulent Art Show What: Virtual studio tour of work by Olympic Peninsula artists When: Nov. 11-Dec. 15 Where: Online at OpulentArtShow.com An annual collaborative arts… Continue reading

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Parenting In Focus: Being a mom is tough

There is no question, it has always been tough being a mom. But being a mom today is a lot more difficult than in times… Continue reading

  • Nov 11, 2020
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Peninsula libraries offer grab bags for patrons

NOLS expands Grab Bag service The North Olympic Library System is now offering DVDs and music CDs in its Grab Bag service. Each bag will… Continue reading

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Veterans Corner: Some tweaks to Toys For Tots in 2020

The 2020 Marine Toys for Tots program for Clallam county will be different this year, as COVID-19 has changed the rules for the program locally… Continue reading

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A&E briefs — Nov. 4, 2020

Help celebrate publication, ‘Strait Art’ Studium Generale celebrates the publication of “Strait Art: An Anthology of Exhibitions from the Upper Left-Hand Corner,” a book of… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2020
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Battle of the Books goes online for 2020-2021

Fourth-graders throughout Clallam County are invited to participate in the North Olympic Library System’s Battle of the Books program for 2020-2021. From November-March, participants read… Continue reading

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Births — Nov. 2, 2020

Sept. 19, 2020 — A son, Brixton Michael Dennis, 8 pounds 0.6 ounces, to Ian Michael Dennis and Allysen Valerie Montelius, Sequim.… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2020
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Blue Whole Gallery sets ‘Roots of Fertility’ exhibit for November

Art in fractals and glass are the spotlight in November at the Blue Whole Gallery in Sequim. The gallery’s “Roots of Fertility: Natural Geometry” exhibit… Continue reading

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Faith news — Nov. 4, 2020

TUMC outside service on hold With weather becoming less favorable, the weekly parking-lot service at Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 S. Blake Ave., has been… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2020
Joe Holtrop, Clallam Conservation District Executive Director, provides information about landscaping with native plants on Nov. 12, part of the Green Thumbs Garden Tips education series. Submitted photo

Learn about landscaping with native plants

Learn how to create sustainable landscapes that thrive while requiring less maintenance, less water and contributing to the natural habitats of native fauna at the… Continue reading

Joe Holtrop, Clallam Conservation District Executive Director, provides information about landscaping with native plants on Nov. 12, part of the Green Thumbs Garden Tips education series. Submitted photo
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Mielstone: Gilchrist, Hogan wed

Forrest Gilchrist and Kathryn Hogan were married Sunday, Aug. 30, in a small family ceremony in a forest grove on Hood Canal. The theme for… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2020
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Milestone: Olympic Medical Center’s Cantlon named ‘Extraordinary Nurse’

Registered nurse Dolores “Dee” Cantlon recently received the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses at Olympic Medical Center. Cantlon been a part of the Olympic Medical… Continue reading

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NOLS hosts book discussion groups this month

The North Olympic Library System (NOLS) hosts four virtual Book Discussion Group meetings in November. Registration is required for each event in order to receive… Continue reading