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Parenting In Focus: A child’s hearing checklist

One of the ways a parent can tell if their child is developing normally is to understand exactly what is normal. You can do this… Continue reading

  • Aug 12, 2020
Scout looks to raise funds for SHS ‘Spirit Signs’

Scout looks to raise funds for SHS ‘Spirit Signs’

Eagle Scout project Who: Sequim teen Kaleb Needoba What: Eagle Scout project to create, install ‘Spirit Signs’ at Sequim High School celebrating SHS state champions… Continue reading

Scout looks to raise funds for SHS ‘Spirit Signs’
Veterans Corner: Congratulations to the All-American VFW Post 6787!

Veterans Corner: Congratulations to the All-American VFW Post 6787!

VFW Post 6787 in Carlsborg has been awarded National recognition as an All-American Post! This prestigious award was earned by the Post by 1) increasing… Continue reading

Veterans Corner: Congratulations to the All-American VFW Post 6787!

A&E briefs — Aug. 5, 2020

Black Diamond Junction featured at eighth ‘Music Where You Park’ Black Diamond Junction, who features classic hits, rock, pop, country and 1960s-1990s, is in the… Continue reading

  • Aug 5, 2020

City of Sequim to host ‘Fluidity’ exhibit

The City Arts Advisory Commission’s “Fluidity,” a digital exhibit, will be displayed on two monitors through the windows at the Sequim Civic Center, 152 W.… Continue reading

Get It Growing: August in the garden

Get It Growing: August in the garden

August is usually the hottest month on the Olympic Peninsula; hopefully this year it will, at least, be warm. It’s most certainly going to be… Continue reading

Get It Growing: August in the garden
Larsen to explain how to grow organic garlic

Larsen to explain how to grow organic garlic

In the upcoming Green Thumbs Garden Tips series, Pam Larsen presents “Growing Great Organic Garlic” from noon-1 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 13, via the Zoom… Continue reading

Larsen to explain how to grow organic garlic
NOLS hosts virtual reading groups in August

NOLS hosts virtual reading groups in August

Local library reading groups are going virtual this August. The North Olympic Library System (NOLS) has moved its four monthly Book Discussion Groups to Zoom… Continue reading

NOLS hosts virtual reading groups in August
Off the Shelf: Finding a new book

Off the Shelf: Finding a new book

Looking for a great new read to while away a summer day? The North Olympic Library System has you covered. The Library’s new book shelves,… Continue reading

Off the Shelf: Finding a new book

Parenting In Focus: Know your neighbors

I recently moved to a different neighborhood. It really is different. Before I lived on a large piece of property and couldn’t see my neighbors… Continue reading

  • Aug 5, 2020
Veteran artists highlight Blue Whole Gallery’s August exhibit

Veteran artists highlight Blue Whole Gallery’s August exhibit

Longtime peninsula artists Sally Cays and Jeannine Chappell are in the spotlight this August at Blue Whole Gallery. An opening for the duo’s exhibit is… Continue reading

Veteran artists highlight Blue Whole Gallery’s August exhibit

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