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City of Sequim staff will begin negotiations to bring a fireworks show to Carrie Blake Community Park on Independence Day. In non-pandemic years, Sequim hosts fireworks each May for the Sequim Irrigation Festival Logging Show, as seen here in 2018. Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group file photo

City of Sequim sets Fourth of July fireworks show

Consumer fireworks allowed in Unincorporated Clallam County

City of Sequim staff will begin negotiations to bring a fireworks show to Carrie Blake Community Park on Independence Day. In non-pandemic years, Sequim hosts fireworks each May for the Sequim Irrigation Festival Logging Show, as seen here in 2018. Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group file photo

Get It Growing: Paper wasps in the vegetable garden

The paper wasp (Polistinae) is a beneficial insect to have in a garden, especially a vegetable garden. It is a less aggressive species of wasp… Continue reading

Milestone: Braaten, Sampolinski make the grade at Gonzaga

Liam Braaten and Alina Sampolinski of Sequim earned placement on the Gonzaga University President’s List for spring semester 2021. Students must earn a 3.85 to… Continue reading

  • Jun 23, 2021
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Milestone: City of Sequim gets AWC Municipal Excellence Award

The City of Sequim received a Municipal Excellence Award from the Association of Washington Cities (AWC) for its Small Business Rapid Relief Grant Program in… Continue reading

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Milestone: Sequim councilor Anderson earns AWC leadership certificate

Sequim City Councilmember Rachel Anderson recently received an Advanced Certificate of Municipal Leadership from the Association of Washington Cities (AWC). AWC’s Certificate of Municipal Leadership… Continue reading

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Milestone: Sequim’s Hansted earns degree

Abigail Hansted of Sequim graduated from the University of Jamestown during commencement ceremonies on May 8. Hansted earned a bachelor of science degree in nursing.… Continue reading

  • Jun 23, 2021

Milestone: Sequim’s McMenamin earns degree, named to dean’s list at George Fox University

Alexandria McMenamin of Sequim recently earned a bachelor of science in financial planning at George Fox University, the school announced last week. McMenamin was also… Continue reading

  • Jun 23, 2021

Milestone: Sequim’s Wilwert earns spot on dean’s list at ISU

Carmen Wilwert of Sequim was recently named to the dean’s list at Iowa State University following spring semester. Wilwert is a senior studying chemical engineering.… Continue reading

  • Jun 23, 2021
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NOLS offers free planter box kits

As part of the Summer Reading Program, the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) invites youths to build their own planter or toolbox using kits available… Continue reading

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Parenting In Focus: Your growing toddler

Now that your little one is pushing 2 to 3 years, there are more things for you to do to enrich his life. Your involvement… Continue reading

  • Jun 23, 2021
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Peninsula libraries host special summer Zooms

Libraries in Clallam and Jefferson counties this summer are teaming up to offer programs to communities on the Olympic Peninsula as part of the Summer… Continue reading

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Peninsula’s Civil Air Patrol group resumes in-person meetings

Dungeness Composite Flight, the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Unit of the Olympic Peninsula, resumed in-person meetings this week after moving online because of the COVID-19… Continue reading

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PHOTOS: Rise and shine with Cars and Coffee

Contributor Bob Lampert capturd these images of dozens of vehicles and folks turning out en mass June 12 at Adagio Bean & Leaf on East… Continue reading

  • Jun 23, 2021
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SMS students’ science lesson takes flight

As part of a recent lesson with teacher Joe Landoni, seventh-grade students at Sequim Middle School took their turn pressurizing and launching home-made Newton’s bottle… Continue reading

  • Jun 23, 2021
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Volunteer hospice continues ‘Empower Yourself’ series

Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County (VHOCC) is continuing its “Empower Yourself: Practical Tools for Living Alone” series of workshops, offering support and advice to people… Continue reading

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A Sequim students enjoys a ride on a newly-donated adaptive bicycle, donated by Rotary Club of Sequim. Submitted photo

Milestone: Rotary Club of Sequim donates eighth, ninth adaptive bikes

A collaboration between Sequim schools and the Rotary Club of Sequim is keeping several local students pedaling their way to improved fitness. Working with Molly… Continue reading

A Sequim students enjoys a ride on a newly-donated adaptive bicycle, donated by Rotary Club of Sequim. Submitted photo
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KSQM lines up a summer full of music

Jazz, bluegrass, folk, country and more are on the menu as KSQM brings a season full of live performances to Sequim and Port Angeles venues… Continue reading

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Sequim High band director Fosket finishes career

After nearly four decades of teaching music — the past two dozen in Sequim — while leading school bands in countless concerts and football games… Continue reading

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NOLS opens invitation to Summer Reading Challenge

The North Olympic Library System is hosting its annual Summer Reading Challenge starting this week, part of the 2021 Summer Reading Program: Reading Colors Your… Continue reading

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